FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES
FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD – Free family films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. October 5th: Inside Out (PG). October 12th: E.T. (PG). October 19th: Poltergeist (PG). October 26th: Coco (PG). The films are preceded by family fun from 5 – 8 p.m. with face painters, a bounce house, and more! Visit Hollywood Events for more information!
FREE TUNES ‘N TRUCKS
10/5 – SUNRISE Food trucks start serving at 6 p.m. and the music goes live at 7 p.m. This month enjoy Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute band. At the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater (10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd).
COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
10/6 – COOPER CITY 7 a.m. to noon at the Cooper City Sports Complex (SW corner of Stirling Road & Palm Ave). Get there early to score the best bargains! Contact 954-434-3400 ext. #233 to reserve a $25 selling space.
FREE MAYOR’S CHESS CHALLENGE
10/6 DAVIE Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to have fun challenging local officials and one another at this annual event that reaches 19 municipalities over eight months. Davie’s event is at the Pine Island Multipurpose Center from 10 a.m. to noon. Weston will host on January 12th, and Cooper City will host February 9th. Call 954-747-4600 for more information
FREE MOONLIGHT MOVIES IN THE PARK – ‘JUMANJI’
10/6 WESTON 8 – 10 p.m. at the events stage in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Rd). Bring lawn chairs, blankets, food, and drinks (no alcohol, please).
FREE DREAM CAR CLASSIC
10/7 HOLLYWOOD Starting at the 20th Avenue and Hollywood Blvd. Dozens of classic cars, trucks, and other vehicles of interest. Want to exhibit? Register Here for $20
FREE CREXENT FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL
10/12 FORT LAUDERDALE Food trucks, vendors, face painting, music, kids games, and more! Behind the Crexent building (2881 E. Oakland Park Blvd) from 5 – 9 p.m.
FREE BOW WOW WEEN
10/13 PEMBROKE PINES This bark-tacular event will take place at the Craig Rupp K-9 Dog Park (9751 Johnsion St) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature costume contest for all sizes and different categories, games, prizes, and pet related vendors. Contact 954-392-2116 for more information.
PETER PAN PIRATE PARTY
10/13 FORT LAUDERDALE Join Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Wendy, and the Lost Boys for a magical afternoon at the Historic Stranahan House Museum (335 SE 6th Ave) along the shore of the New River. Perfect for boys and girls, the Peter Pan Pirate Party combines the renowned literary characters with crafts, games, prizes, food, and fun. $20 for one child & adult together, $15 per add’l family member. Advanced registration required Visit here
FREE COUNTRY ROADS ARTS & CRAFT FESTIVAL
10/20 SOUTHWEST RANCHES At Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park (5840 SW 148 Ave) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
HALLOWEEN & SAFETY FESTIVAL
10/20 PLANTATION 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Volunteer Park (12050 W. Sunrise Blvd). $5/person for ages 2-and-up. Enjoy children’s carnival, fun zone, pony rides, costume contest, DJ, games activities, family hay rides, fire exhibit, free Halloween photos, kid’s fingerprinting, police K-9 demos, pumpkin patch, a puppet show, and more.
SMOKE ON THE WATER BBQ FEAST & COMPETITION
10/20 FORT LAUDERDALE Enjoy BBQ items startign at only $5, live music, cold beer, and fun for the whole family at Riverwalk from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lawn chairs, leashed & well behaved pets- yes! Coolers – n0.
FREE A DAY FOR CHILDREN
10/21 DAVIE 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. Bounce house, games, storybook characters, food under a tent & more fun supervised activities PLUS free health assessments and nutrition information!
FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL
10/21 SUNRISE 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Sunrise Athletic Complex (11501 NW 44th ST). Enjoy a horse drawn hayride, petting zoo, carnival-style games, rides, and food and retail vendors. Walk through an old-fashioned pumpkin patch and hand pick your favorite for purchase. $5 admission.
SAINT DAVID CARNIVAL
10/25-10/28 DAVIE Four fun filled days of carnival rides, international food, and live entertainment at Saint David Church & School (3900 S. University Dr). Get your ride bracelets early and save!
IS IT HAUNTED?
10/26 DAVIE Explore the 1918 Old Davie School only by flashing! Plus fun and spooky activities for the whole family! $10/person. 7 – 9 p.m. at 6650 Griffin Rd, with the last entry at 8:15 p.m.
FREE TRICK-OR-TREAT SHOP – TO SHOP
10/27 COOPER CITY 10 a.m. to noon at the Cooper City Commons Shopping Center (9359 Sheridan St). Costume contests for ages birth 0 middle school, and tons of Halloween treats!
FREE HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS
10/27 DAVIE An afternoon filled with fall fun and not so spooky surprises Activities include a costume contest, pumpkin patch, family friendly haunted house, inflatable rides petting farm, hayride, and train. At the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Davie Rd) from 1 – 5 p.m.
HALLOWEEN PARTY AT LITTLE JAVA’S
10/28 WESTON All that Little Java’s has to offer, plus DJ, balloon twister, costume parade, food, contests, prizes, and more! 2 – 5 p.m. at 2750 Glades Cr. Call 954-888-6488 for tickets & info!
FREE BOO-VILLE HALLOWEEN EVENT
10/30 PEMBROKE PINES From 6 – 9 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center (601 City Center Way). Enjoy pumpkin patches with hidden prizes, movies, a costume contest, trick-or-treat stations, arts & crafts, and many more fun activties. The Teal Pumpkin Project, a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education, will designate non-food treats at Boo-Ville for those children for who candy is no an option. Call 954-392-2116 for more info!
FREE HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT & LIVE SHOW
10/31 WESTON From 5 – 9 p/m. in Weston Town Center. Enjoy a Costume Parade, trick or treating, bounce houses, princess shows, and more!