FREE WESTON TOWN CENTER EVENTS
FRIDAY NIGHTS | WESTON – Weston Town Center (1675 Market St) presents live music every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. and a Food & Wine Festival and Tree Lighting Ceremony on 11/21 from 3:30- 7 p.m.
FREE FLORIDA DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL
11/2 | FT LAUDERDALE – 4 – 10 p.m. at and around Revolution Live (100 SW 3rd Ave). Parade at 6:30 p.m. Food trucks, mariachis, and tons of other fun.
FT. LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
11/4-21 | VARIOUS more than 100 American independent and international film premieres, including full-length features, documentaries, and short film programs. Details at www.fliff.com
FREE ROCK THE PARK CONCERT SERIES
11/5 | PLANTATION – Across The Universe performs The Beatles from 7-10 p.m. at Central Park (9151 NW 2nd ST). Food trucks open at 6 p.m.
FREE MOONLIGHT MOVIE IN THE PARK
11/6 | WESTON – “Raya and the Last Dragon” starts at 7:30 p.m. at the event stage in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd.) Bring chairs, blankets, etc. No alcohol.
FREE CELEBRATE THE ARTS CHALK IN THE PARK DAY
11/7 | WESTON – Fun for the entire family as you spend an afternoon drawing chalk art to the event theme “Create Your Happy!” and compete for a chance to win prizes. 2 p.m. at Library Park (4255 Bonaventure Boulevard). Check in starts at 1:15 p.m.
FREE TUNES ‘N TRUCKS
11/11 | SUNRISE – Cachi y Saoco Nuevo (Latin Jazz and Salsa Dura) performs at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd) at 7 p.m. Food trucks open at 6p.m.
FREE ARTFEST IN THE PINES
11/6-7 | PEMBROKE PINES – Eclectic and talented artists, fun filled entertainment, family – friendly activities and much more at the Charles F. Dodge City Center (601 Center Way) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
FREE VETERANS DAY CEREMONIES
11/11 | VARIOUS – COOPER CITY’S event runs from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. at Memorial Park near the Community Center. DAVIE’S event runs from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Veterans Park (5750 SW 39th ST). Park at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds ( 4271 Davie Rd) and take the free shuttle. PEMBROKE PINES’ event runs from 12- 1:30 p.m. at Charles F. Dodge3 City Center Memorial Park (601 City Center Way). PLANTATION’S event runs from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Veterans Park (1776 Lauderdale West Drive). SUNRISE’S event starts at 10;30 a.m. a the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 West Oakland Park Blvd).
SOUTHEASTERN CIRCUIT FINALS RODEO
11/12-13 | DAVIE – The largest championship rodeo east of the Mississippi happens at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Davie Rd). Get discounted tickets to USA Today’s “Best Rodeo” at DavieProRodeo.com
FREE CULTURAL FESTIVAL
11/13 | SUNRISE – A celebration of community and diversity with music, dance, food, kids activities, and more. 5-9 p.m. at City Park (6600 Sunset Strip).
FREE NOT YOUR MAMA’S CRAFT FAIR
11/13-14 | PLANTATION – At the Volunteer Park Community Center (12050 West Sunrise Blvd) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The event will be both indoors and outdoors featuring handmade jewelry, artisan soaps, candles, fabric craft, all-season wreaths, crochet, ceramics, kitchen craft, clothing and wearables, among other seasonal highlights.
FREE BSO BIKES & BADGES SAFETY EXPO
11/14 | WESTON Children and their families will enjoy learning about bike and pedestrian safety while enjoying food trucks and more. 12 – 4 p.m. in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd).
HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW & GREEN FAIR
11/20-21 | DAVIE – Almost 100 local arts, crafts, plant, and green product vendors in the Bergeron Rodeo Arena (4201 Rodeo Way) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Activities include local entertainment, vendor demonstrations and kids’ activities. Free admission.
PRIDE FORT LAUDERDALE
11/20-21 | FORT LAUDERDALE – An epic two day beach festival to include a parade down AA, three stages of entertainment, 150 vendors, headlining performances, and sunset concerts with top DJ’s. Details at www.pridefortlauderdale.org.
FATHER – DAUGHTER DANCE
11/20 | COOPER CITY – Cooper City residents only. In the CCHS cafeteria (9401 Stirling Rd) from 6- 9 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at the Community Center. $30 each dad/daughter combo, $12 each additional daughter. Ages K-up.
FREE WESTON NIGHTS OUTDOOR CONCERT
11/20 | WESTON – Private Stock performs 80’s, 90’s and Latin hits from 7-10 p.m. at the event stage in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd).
FREE WINTERFEST FAMILY FUN DAY
11/20-21 | FORT LAUDERDALE – Activities include Pet Rescue Row, Fifth Third Bank Race Car, Santa, Sampling by LaCroix, Stocked on Salt Ocean Conservation Village, Broward College Snow Mountain, face painting and balloon animals, Polar Express slide, Catabella Express trackless train, Live Entertainment (Shane Duncan Band), photos with Santa and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 32 East Las Olas Blvd.
11/25 | ACROSS THE U.S.A.
HAPPY 1ST NIGHT OF HANNUKAH
11/28 | EVERYWHERE Get info on candle lighting celebrations hosted by Chabad of West Davie (www.chabadofwestdavie.com) and Chabad of Weston (www.chabadofweston.com) at their respective websites.
FREE CHRISTMAS ON LAS OLAS
11/30 | FORT LAUDERDALE – The event runs from 5 – 10 p.m. between SE 6th AVE and SE 11th AVE. Local choirs from schools and churches fill the air with the sounds of the holidays from the three stages while crowds fill their bellies with sips and sweets.