Imagine a come-together of paintings, sculptures, installations, unique designs, art houses and more. Then picture a creative scene where art, fashion, music and festival go beyond the norm. Greater Fort Lauderdale also has monthly events that satisfy your creativity (and food truck) cravings. But whatever you do, don't come to the cutting edge without your curiosity.
Year-round sunshine and warmth means monthly art walks!
DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD: Third Saturday of each month. Enjoy an enchanted evening strolling quaint, tree-lined sidewalks while being serenaded by the sounds of a jazz saxophone, or the soft strings of a violin or harp. Now featuring FREE guided walking tours of the award-winning Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, a collection of more than 20 curated outdoor murals by artists that include Kenny Scharf, Tatiana Suarez, Rone, The London Police, Jessy Nite and Logan Hicks. Meet at 7pm at the Visitor Information Booth at 20th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.
FAT VILLAGE: Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Last Saturday night of the month from 6-10pm. These walks allow visitors to stroll through art galleries, open artist's studios, prop warehouse, and even enjoy a street puppet show or a play in one of two theaters.
ISLAND CITY: Wilton Manors. Third Friday of each month, 7-10pm, November through April, along the 1.1 mile Wilton Drive, in the Wilton Manors Art and Entertainment District. The official participants include galleries, eclectic stores, cafes, boutiques and upscale restaurants, which host more than 40 local artists.
EAST VILLAGE UNCORKED: Pompano Beach. First Friday of each month, 6-9pm. An art and wine event featuring specialty merchants, restaurants, and planned improvements in Pompano Beach. Visitors can explore flavors from around the world provided by local authentic, internationally inspired restaurants while also enjoying live music. Art by local artists will be on display and free wine tastings.
NORTH BEACH ART WALK: Fort Lauderdale. First Saturday of each month, 7-10pm,on 33rd Streets, 32nd Streets and A1A, just north of Oakland Park Boulevard and Ocean Drive in the North Beach Shoppes. Local artists and musicians playing, live painting and displaying on the sidewalks outside restaurants and shops and is anchored by Gallery 101, The Art of Alex, and the 33rd Street Wine Bar.