Weston- Mar 02 – FREE Magic Show & Moonlite Movie In The Park
Magician Gary Midnight performs at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. and Big Hero 6 (PG-13) is at 7:30 p.m. in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Road) Magic show takes place inside the Community Center. Bring food, blankets, chairs, etc.
Hollywood – Fridays – FREE Funrastic Fridays & Movies
Free films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. Mar 1st: Black Panther (PG- 13). Mar 8th: Wonder Woman (PG-13). Mar 15th: Big Hero 6 (PG). Mar 22nd: Avengers: Infinity War (PG-13). Mar 29th: Justice League (PG-13). “Funtastic Friday” is from 5 – 8 p.m. with face painters, a bounce house and more!
Deerfield Beach – FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL- Weekends through March 24th.
Step through castle gates and into days of yore! Explore the artisans’ village and view live demonstrations of glassblowing, steel- fighting, arhery, and more. Feast on hearty food while enjoying live performances on stage and int he lanes, including thrice-daily jousting events. At Quiet Waters Park. Details and tickets at www.ren-fest.com.
Sunrise – Mar 01 – FREE Outdoor Movie – “Ferdinand”
7:30 p.m. at Flamingo Park (12855 NW 8th Street). Free popcorn! Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket
Weston – Mar 03 – Weston World Fest
An award winning celebration of the cultures, tastes, and entertainment of the world, with hundreds of participants. At Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd) from noon – 4 p.m.
Sunrise – Mar 08 – FREE Tunes ‘n Trucks
Enjoy food trucks and music of Soul Circus Cowboys (southern-country rock) at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Food at 6 p.m. , music at 7 p.m. Bring seating!
Cooper City – Mar 09 – FREE 60th Annual Founder’s Day
It’s Cooper City’s biggest party of the year, spread across multiple locations and incorporating everything from Color Run, to a water-soaked parade at 10:30 a.m. along SW 90th Avenue, to a host of events at Brian Piccolo County Park from 1-9 p.m., including a car show, business expo, kids activities, food, performances, fireworks, and so much more! Call 954-434-4300 ext # 233 for more details.
Hollywood – Mar 09 – FREE Mayor’s Chess Challenge
The travelling all- ages chess celebration hits the Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center (2030 Polk Street) from 9 a.m. to noon. Free instruction will be provided by the Sunrise Center of Excellence in Chess. Call 954-747-4600 for more information.
Pembroke Pines – Mar 09-10 – Artfest in the Pak
Experience talented artists, fun-filled entertainment, tasty food, hands-n demonstrations, a farmer’s market, a student art competition, pop up art on the plaza, adult and child workshops at The Frank Art Gallery, and more at the Charles F. Dodge City Center (601 City Center Way) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
SouthWest Ranches – Mar 09 – SEAB Hoe Down
Benefiting the Schools and Education Advisory Board 7-11 p.m. at Rolling Oaks Barn (17630 SW 56th Street)
Hollywood – Mar 09 – FREE St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
From noon to 6 p.m. in Downtown Hollywood near Young Circle. The highlight is the big parade at 1 p.m.
Hollywood – Mar 10 – FREE 2nd Annual Blues & Jazz Festival
-From 3-6 p.m. at Topeekeegee Yugnee Park, Pavilion 12 (3300 N. Park Rd). Enjoy Blues Legend Joey Gilmore and his Blues & Jazz Revue, along with food trucks, children;s activities, and fun for the whole family.
Weston – Mar 10 – FREE Outdoor Symphony Pops Concert
6:30 – 8 p.m. in Weston Town Center. The Symphony of the Americas delights with popular classics. Limited seating available, but there is plenty of room to bring your own lawn chair and dance the walkways! 954-389-4321
Davie – Mar 14- 17th – Saint David Church & School Carnival
It’s back! Tons of rides, an international food court,live entertainment, and more.
Fort Lauderdale – Mar 16 – FREE St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
One of Fort Lauderdale’s largest and most anticipated events, attracting thousands of spectators for a one of a kind celebration of all things Irish. Details www.stpatsfl.com
Weston – Mar 16 – Weston Nights COncert Series
“Jaded – An Aerosmith Tribute” performs at 7 p.m. in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd) Food trucks too! Bring chairs and/or Blanket!
Coral Springs – Mar 16 – 17 – Festival of the Arts & Crafts
This citywide festival celebrates every type of art from perfromances to painting as well as a green market in it’s 15th annual iteration. Come by 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (2874 N. University Dr). For more info visit www.artfestival.com
Davie – Mar 16 – 17 – Garden Festival & Bonsai Show
Open 9:30 – 4 p.m. at Flamingo Gardens (3750 S. Flamingo Rd) featuring demonstrations and lectures, guided tours, music and more, including a bonsai show by the Broward Bonsai Society.
Deerfield Beach – Mar 15 – 17 – Croatian Tamburitza Festival
A three-day celebration of Croatian culture, with food, music and more! At the Croatian American Cultural Center (849 SE 8th Ave). More info at www.tamburitzaorchestra.com
Fort Lauderdale – Mar 22 – 24 – Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival
The inaugurate event features culinary delights from some of the top chefs and restaurants in Broward County along stellar spirits and wines! The festival includes a kickoff event (March 20) at the Conrad, an “elevated culinary experience” at The Atlantic (March 22(, the Grand Tasting event with beverage tastings, live music and art installations (March 23), and free Family Day presented by Joe DiMaggio Children;s Hospital (March 24). For more information please visit www.gflfoodwine.com
Coral Springs – Mar 30 – Doris Italian Market & Bakery
Patrons sample more than 100 wines from around the world and partake of a buffet of Italian Food and artisan cheeses from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Doris Italian Market & Bakery (2077 University Dr) for more info visit www.dorismarket.com
Davie – Mar 23 – FREE Touch – A – Truck
Kids are invited to safely explore big trucks & heavy machinery at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds! The event is horns-free from 10-11 a.m. for those with sensory sensitivity, and ends 1 p.m. Enjoy petting farm, inflatable rides, and more!
Hollywood – Mar 24 – Family Day At The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival
1 – 5 p.m. in Young Circle. To benefit Feeding South Florida. Enjoy food trucks, children;s activities, and live music. The suggested donation for admission is four canned goods per person.
Southwest Ranches – Mar 30 – 5K Walk & Run – Unity in Diversity
Presented by Sikh Society of Florida in partnership with the Town of Southwest Ranches. Enjoy free food and unique cultural activities. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. at 16000 Stirling Road. Funds will be donated to the SW Ranches Scholarship Fund. $15/kids 12 – and – under, otherwise $20.
Cooper City – Mar 30 – Community Garage Sale At The Park
This is the place to be for deals! Held from 7 a.m. to noon at the Cooper City Sports Complex (10300 Stirling Rd). Sellers must be from Cooper City, but buyers can hail from anywhere! Registration is ongoing at the Community Center. For more information call 954-434-4300 ext. #233