Insider's Guide May 3-9: 20 Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Insider's Guide May 3-9: 20 Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Here's what should be on your radar.

May 3-9
10 Ways To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Broward County
Cinco de Mayo is almost here, and for many Fort Lauderdale locals that means one thing: indulging in food and drink specials.

May 3
Summer Hunger Ends Here Art Competition Gallery Night
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Feeding South Florida Main Warehouse, Pembroke Park; free

May 3
Seventh Annual Delish
6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; The Gallery of Amazing Things, Dania Beach; $150-$200

May 3
Seminole Hard Rock Sake Sips & Cigars
7 p.m.; Kuro at Hard Rock, Hollywood; $150

May 3
Ruth’s Chris TasteMaker Dinner Series
7 p.m.; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Fort Lauderdale; $105

May 4
What Did the Deep Sea Say Exhibit Opening Reception
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano Beach; free


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May 4
An Accident by Lydia Styrk Opening Night
8 p.m.; Empire Stage, Fort Lauderdale; $12.50-$15

May 5
March For Babies
8 a.m.; Nova Southeastern University, Davie; donations requested

May 5
Felting with Sustainable Materials
10 a.m. to noon; The Frank Art Gallery, Pembroke Pines; free

May 5
Third Annual OCP2 Wellness Day
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill; free

May 5
Symphony of the Americas Annual Kentucky Derby Party
4:30 p.m.; Private home in Harbor Beach, Fort Lauderdale; $75-$100

May 5
Literary Feast
5:30 p.m.; Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, Fort Lauderdale; $175+

May 5
BEF is MSD Strong Benefit Dinner
6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood; $250

May 5
American Cancer Society Celebration Gala
6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale; $300

May 6
Wings for Life World Run
7 a.m.; BB&T Center, Sunrise; $75

May 6
Air Show Viewing Party
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale; $47.83+

May 6
The Art of Tim Forman Exhibit Opening
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Fort Lauderdale; $15

May 6
Brain Candy Live!
7:30 p.m.; The Center, Coral Springs; $50.88+

May 8
Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast with Alonzo Mourning and Tony Massenburg
7 a.m. to 10 a.m.; The Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Pompano Beach; $20

May 8
Parkland Giveback Day
11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Sunrise; donations requested

May 8
Free Cone Day with Häagen-Dazs
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach; free


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