Insider's Guide Dec. 5-11: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale

Insider's Guide Dec. 5-11: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale

Here's what should be on your radar.

Dec. 5-Dec. 11
8 Local Creatives Taking Over South Florida's Art Scene
From murals and graffiti to photography, film, fashion and even edible art, we're spotlighting some of our city's most creative souls.

Dec. 5
Riverfront Holiday Village
Noon to 1 a.m.; The Wharf, Fort Lauderdale; free
13th Annual South Florida Ford Men of Style
5 p.m.; The Galleria Mall, Fort Lauderdale; $85
Miracle On Las Olas: Christmas Cocktail Bar
5 p.m. to midnight; Java & Jam, Fort Lauderdale; free
Holiday Fiesta
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; The Hideaway, Fort Lauderdale; $39
Dec. 6
Light Up Sistrunk
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale; free
Beachside Pig Roast
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Park & Ocean, Fort Lauderdale; $39

In the November For the Arts Issue, creatives share how they're shaping Broward County's art scene; locals learn why Florida drivers hardly receive consequences with bicyclist deaths; Dunagan Diverio Design Group marries comfort and style at a waterfront mansion; Aaron Taber of Retro Interiors adds urban sophistication to a Fort Lauderdale beach condo; and more.

or view digital edition

Dec. 7, 8, 11, 12, 13
Holiday Magic Evening Tours
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Fort Lauderdale; $20-$30
Dec. 7
Art Basel VIP Director's Brunch
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale; price varies
Brews at the Beach Beer Festival
Noon to 4 p.m.; Sunrise Blvd and A1A, Fort Lauderdale; $40-$70
Dec. 8
Sunday Beer Brunch
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery, Fort Lauderdale; $45

Brunch with Santa
Noon to 3 p.m.; Tuscan Prime, Fort Lauderdale; prices vary
Florida Grand Opera and The Opera Society Holiday Party
5:30 p.m.; Coral Ridge Country Club, Fort Lauderdale; $300-$500

Dec. 9
PAWS Holiday Party & Shopping Extravaganza
Noon to 5 p.m.; Coral Ridge Country Club, Fort Lauderdale; $35
Sip + Shop; A Holiday Drinking and Shopping Experience
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Stache Drinking Den + Coffee Bar, Fort Lauderdale; $10-$15
Dec. 10
Holiday Toy Workshop
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 1401 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; bring a toy donation
Dine for a Cause
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery, Fort Lauderdale; free
Light Up the Holidays 2019
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; History Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale; $25

Dec. 11
Santa By The Sea
5:30 p.m.; Colohatchee Park Boat Ramp, Fort Lauderdale; free
Exclusive Viewing Party and Cocktail Reception
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.;The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Fort Lauderdale; free
The Joint Voluntary Bar Associations Holiday Party
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; NYSW Jazz Lounge, Fort Lauderdale; $25
Sips, Sleighs and Reindeer Games
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Burlock Coast, Fort Lauderdale; free


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