ways to play
ways to play
ways to play
ways to play
ways to play

things to do, places to go

Between Blue Wave beaches and exotic Everglades lie countless ways to play in Greater Fort Lauderdale, including kid-friendly attractions and sightseeing cruises, watersports and more.

Just minutes from the beach is the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Fort Lauderdale, home to cultural attractions, shops, parks and restaurants.  Along Riverwalk, the brick-lined meandering promenade, discover the Broward Center for the Performing ArtsMuseum of Discovery and Science with its AutoNation 3D IMAX Theater, Florida Grand OperaFort Lauderdale Historical CenterStranahan House and the Museum of Art.

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    Latin American Restaurant
    The Chimney House Grill & Cafe 701 W Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    August 3, 2015
    Don’t miss brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, with dishes less than $15
    Seafood Restaurant
    Southport Raw Bar 1536 Cordova Rd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    August 3, 2015
    Check back for daily seafood specials so you can dine dockside with the chef’s freshest.
    American Restaurant
    Market 17 1850 SE 17th St Fort Lauderdale, FL
    August 3, 2015
    Happy hour every day from 4:30 to 7PM with half off appetizers, drinks, glasses of wine and beer at the bar
    Brewery
    The Funky Buddha Brewery 1201 NE 38th St Oakland Park, FL
    August 3, 2015
    Come by on Wednesdays to try a new brew.
    Pizza Place
    Giorgio's Brick Oven Pizza 1499 SE 17th St Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 27, 2015
    Check for daily lunch & dinner specials starting at just $8.75
    Mexican Restaurant
    El Guanaco Taqueria 331 NE 44th St Oakland Park, FL
    July 27, 2015
    All breakfast burritos and tacos are served with refried beans, sweet plantains, cream, Salvadoran cheese and 2 tortillas!
    Hotel Bar
    The Wreck Bar @ Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel 1140 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 27, 2015
    Mermaids come to life every Friday & Saturday evening @ 6:30 pm- the perfect pairing for seashore-inspired cocktails & light bites.
    American Restaurant
    Beauty and The Feast 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 27, 2015
    Enjoy a true FEAST every Sunday w/gourmet brunch for just $29.95!
    Café
    The Plaza Bistro 2900 Belmar St Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 21, 2015
    Dine under the stars w/ craft flatbreads & starter plates starting at just $9!
    Seafood Restaurant
    Tarpon Bend Food & Tackle 200 SW 2nd St Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 21, 2015
    Free mimosas and screw drivers for ladies during Sunday brunch 10am-4pm!
    Burger Joint
    The Burger Freak 6880 Powerline Rd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 21, 2015
    Sign up for VIP rewards & get coupons, access to secret menu items and invitations to buger-licious events.
    Seafood Restaurant
    Quarterdeck Restaurant 1541 Cordova Rd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 21, 2015
    Sundays a full-rack of baby back ribs is just $10.99 w/beverage purchase.
    Greek Restaurant
    Trata Greek Taverna 1103 E Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 16, 2015
    Stop in for delicious lunch specials served every day from 11 am to 4 pm!
    Diner
    Moonlite Diner 3500 Oakwood Blvd Hollywood, FL
    July 16, 2015
    The Moonlite Diner is open until midnight or later everyday which means you can satisfy your sweet tooth with 5 decadent sundaes even late night!
    Wine Bar
    Las Olas Wine Cafe 922 E Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 16, 2015
    Create your own cheese plate for a custom pairing experience! Plates start at just $6!
    New American Restaurant
    Hardy Park Bistro 21 SW 7th St Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 16, 2015
    Stop by for brunch featuring favorites like the Apple Smoked BLT and Peach Frisee salad- all specials just $12 or less!
    Asian Restaurant
    Asia Bay Sushi Bar & Thai 1111 E Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 8, 2015
    Lunch specials are available Monday-Friday from 12 pm – 2:45 pm including sushi combos and homemade curry.
    Brewery
    Big Bear Brewing Co. 1800 N University Dr Coral Springs, FL
    July 8, 2015
    Try the beer-brined baby back ribs! Half rack for $16 or a full for $27!
    BBQ Joint
    Stevie B's Rib Cafe 141 Weston Rd Weston, FL
    July 8, 2015
    Monday-Friday from 12 pm to 3 pm a half-rack of BBQ ribs is just $11.99!
    Italian Restaurant
    Piccolo Ristorante 2826 E Commercial Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL
    July 8, 2015
    Try the gourmet House Specialties like short rib w/creamy sun-dried tomato polenta & more.

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    cruise & play
    Cruising from Port Everglades? There's pre- and post-cruise excursions you can definitely get on board with. Check out the special offers just for cruisers, or see which hotels have shuttle service to the Port, which can be a lifesaver.
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    fork lauderdale
    Sorting out the local restaurant scene is easy with the Fork Lauderdale Dining App. Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene, including romantic waterfront spots, trendy steakhouses, Sunday brunches, sports bars, wine bars and more.
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    bikinis to martinis
    After a day in the sun, heat up your night! Sip under the stars, learn to salsa, LOL at a comedy club or hit the slots at the casino. With seven nights a week and so many ways to enjoy them, you just may have to stay up past your bedtime. Darn.
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    into the wild
    Say hello to your wild side and visit sea turtles on the beach, butterflies in an aviary, or an eight-foot gator in the Everglades. Throw in a kayaking excursion through a mangrove forest or paddleboard down the New River.
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    che hun ta mo! (hello!)
    Discover the spirit and history of the Seminole Tribe, Florida's "unconquered" people, and learn about their culture, and way of life in an authentic Seminole Village.
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    get fit and feel fit
    Bike or walk along A1A. Hike the Everglades. Enjoy a workout or healthy fare at a four-star spa. Greater Fort Lauderdale is a panacea for healthy living - and anyone hoping to stay fit while enjoying a vacation getaway.
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    game on
    When some people get here, they're off to the races, literally. Beyond world-class thoroughbreds to get your heart pumping, there's always Blackjack, Texas Hold 'em, Vegas-style slots and Jai-Alai -- the world's fastest game. Ante-up for excitement.
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