Insider's Guide Dec. 21-27: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Weekend

Insider's Guide Dec. 21-27: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Weekend

Here's what should be on your radar.
Dec 21-27, 2017
Discover the new stores, fitness clubs, restaurants and more that have joined Fort Lauderdale in its modern movement
The fight for space on Broward Boulevard after 4 p.m. on weekdays; the changing skyline boasting new buildings with rooftop bars and gardens; the demand for a feasible public transportation system. 

Dec. 21-23
Water Taxi Holiday Lights Cruises
5:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.; 20 stops throughout Fort Lauderdale; $25

Dec. 21-24
School of Rock-The Musical
Times vary; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale; $30+

Dec. 21
Winter Solstice & Holiday Lights Cruise
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sun Dream Yacht Charters & Harbor, Fort Lauderdale; $98.50

Dec. 21
Blue Christmas Mass
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; All Saints Episcopal Church, Fort Lauderdale; free

Dec. 22-23
Garden of Lights
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Flamingto Gardens, Davie; $9.95

Dec. 22
Dine-In Movie and Dinner Night
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Fort Lauderdale; $19.95


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Dec. 22
Kevin Hart
8 p.m.; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood; $70-$130

Dec. 22
A Rockapella Christmas
7 p.m.; The Center, Coral Springs; $32

Dec. 22
9 p.m.; Cash Only Bar, Fort Lauderdale; $10

Dec. 23
33rd Annual Jingle Bell Jog 5K
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Plantation Sunset Park, Plantation; $30

Dec. 23
Christmas Eve Brunch with Santa
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Fort Lauderdale; $39.95

Dec. 23
Christmas in the Park
2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Jaco Pastorius Park, Oakland Park; free

Dec. 23
A Lit-Mas Experience
5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; McSorley's Beach Pub, Fort Lauderdale; $0-$15

Dec. 23
Victorian Christmas
7 p.m.; Stranahan House Museum, Fort Lauderdale; $30

Dec. 23
Ugly Sweater Party
8 p.m. to midnight; Brimstone Woodfire Grill, Pembroke Pines; free entry

Dec. 23
Piano Bob
8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; The DownTowner, Fort Lauderdale; free

Dec. 24
Brunch After Dark
3 p.m. to midnight; D'Lux House , Hollywood; free

Dec. 24
Candlelight Christmas Eve
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Unity Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale; free

Dec. 24
#RooftopSundays-Christmas Eve Edition
8 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Phuse Restaurant & Karaoke Bar, Pompano Beach; free

Dec. 26
Chinese Lantern Festival
5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill; $21


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