Visit Lauderdale's highest priority is the safety and well-being of visitors and residents. Locations throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) and its 31 cities are ensuring Safe + Clean experiences. Mask wearing policies vary inside local businesses but are required on public transportation. Everyone is asked to keep a mask with them at all times and wear when social distancing can’t be maintained or when required.
Pursuant to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order 21-102, the provisions of the Broward County Comprehensive Emergency Order are suspended until further notice. A federal mask mandate remains in place for public transit, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades. Pursuant to the Broward County Administrative policy (updated May 18, 2021), please wear facial coverings and practice social distancing while indoors in any Broward County building or property, including County buses.
For ongoing updates, visit Broward.org/Coronavirus.
COVID-19 testing is available by appointment for travelers with scheduled flights at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Tests at the airport require a fee. Find details here. Find information on other testing sites throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale here.
Vaccination sites are open to all Broward County residents 12 years of age and older (for Pfizer vaccine) and 18 years of age and older (for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Find more information on vaccinations here.
All beach areas in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County are open including:
City of Fort Lauderdale Beach Parking is available at city parking garages, surface lots and on-street metered parking areas along Fort Lauderdale beach. Find a map, rates and more info here.
Many restaurants and bars in Greater Fort Lauderdale offer outdoor seating. Each business may decide whether to customers are required to wear a mask when entering restaurants or when waiting in line or walking to registers, pickup counters or restrooms.
Open Attractions & Activities
Many require the use of masks. It is encouraged to contact the business and to carry a mask with you.
Temporarily Closed Attractions
Parks that are Open - Plenty of Room to Roam in These Wide Open Spaces:
Parks that are Closed:
Open Shopping Areas
*All event dates are subject to change.