Stroll Hollywood's famed 2 ½ mile Broadwalk along the beach. Snorkel (no boat needed) from shore along Lauderdale-By-The-Sea's three-tiered reef system and discover the many underwater treasures. Meditate as you focus on the sunrise by the pier in Deerfield Beach. People watch along Fort Lauderdale's beachfront promenade. Hop on the trolley in downtown Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District on Fridays and Saturdays to experience the lighthearted energy of Las Olas Boulevard.
Music: SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch, Riverwalk in downtown Fort Lauderdale. First Sunday of every month; Free concerts and dancing under the stars, Mon-Wed and Sat, Hollywood Beach Theater, Hollywood Broadwalk; Broadwalk Friday Fest, Hollywood Broadwalk.
Free Festivals & Events:
Wicked Wilton, Halloween weekend, Wilton Manors
Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, second Sat in Dec, along the Intracoastal
Christmas on Las Olas, Las Olas Boulevard, first Tues night in Dec
Las Olas Art Fair, Jan and Mar, downtown Fort Lauderdale
Stonewall Pride, June, Wilton Manors
Live mermaid swims, Wreck Bar, Fridays, 6:30pm, B Ocean Fort Lauderdale