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. Everyone is asked to keep a mask with them at all times and wear when social distancing can’t be maintained or when required. Mask wearing policies vary inside local businesses but are required at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades and on public transportation, including buses, Brightline, Tri-Rail, taxi’s, Uber and Lyft.
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.
Tests are available at a variety of drive-through and walk-up testing sites for anyone of any age, including non-residents.
All Floridians are now eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson and age 5 and older for Pfizer. The CDC recommends booster shots in certain populations. No appointment is required at any vaccination site run by Florida Department of Health in Broward. Boosters are also available from many retail pharmacies, private physician offices and other providers.
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
Some may require the use of masks. You are encouraged 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.