Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District Announces Summer Packages
Looking for something special to do this summer? Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, a unique partnership of arts and entertainment organizations located along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, is offering a series of packages for the summer season.
Whether you’re looking to spend your day cruising the waters of the Intracoastal, having a girl’s night out or experiencing Fort Lauderdale’s renowned Sunrise Boulevard, there is something for everyone longing to experience the culture and luxury that Fort Lauderdale offers–without breaking the bank.
Girlfriends & Glamour Getaway Package
If you’re in need of some quality time with the girls, the District’s Girlfriends and Glamour Getaway offers the perfect Fort Lauderdale escape with Liz Taylor-inspired activities, shopping and more.
The package is offered Thursday through Sunday and is available now through Oct. 1. It features a stay at the luxurious Riverside Hotel with complimentary valet parking and tickets to NSU Art Museum where a current photography exhibit allows you and the girls to get an inside glimpse at Elizabeth Taylor’s fabulous closets, shoes, clothing and jewelry.
Other highlights include a $30 food and beverage credit per room, per stay, which can be used at either of the hotel’s two gourmet restaurants or lounge, a one-day Water Taxi pass so guests can enjoy a day on the New River and a savings book from the upscale The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall containing more than 40 offers, valued at more than $300 in savings.
Package prices start at $179 per room, per night. Advance reservations are required for the Girlfriends & Glamour Getaway package. To book the package, visit riverwalkae.com/girlfriends.
Waterful Tours Package
Water Taxi tours are a great way for both locals and visitors to see and experience the city of Fort Lauderdale in a “waterful” way. Enjoy a scenic cruise through Fort Lauderdale’s iconic waterways, soak in the beauty of the exquisite homes and relax in the South Florida sunshine.
Available now through Oct. 29., the District’s Waterful Tours package includes admission to the guest’s choice of two out of the following three cultural sites: the Historic Stranahan House Museum, the History Museum Fort Lauderdale or the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, in addition to an all-day pass for Water Taxi, special discounts and offers from area restaurants, merchants and cultural site gift shops and a $300 savings book from the The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall.
The tours will be available daily for the Water Taxi, Historic Stranahan House Museum and History Museum Fort Lauderdale, beginning as early as 9:30 a.m. Guided tours at History Museum Fort Lauderdale and Historic Stranahan House Museum are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. NSU Art Museum is open every day except Monday.
Tour prices start at $38 per adult and $20 per child; children aged 5 and under are free. Waterful Tours can be booked by visiting riverwalkae.com/waterfultours. Some venues are subject to closings and availability due to prior commitments; check the designated cultural sites’ websites for details.
My Heart is Set on Sunrise Getaway Package
Combining the best in adventure, nightlife, pampering and more, The District’s My Heart is Set on Sunrise getaway package mixes exploring Fort Lauderdale’s renowned Sunrise Boulevard with a stay at GALLERYone that’s perfect for couples or friends desiring a fun escape.
Available now until Oct. 31, this package includes a stay at the centrally located GALLERYone – a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton hotel, two admission tickets to Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, including a guided tour of the house; admission for two to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, including a one-hour paddle boat rental; a complimentary cocktail at Blue Martini, located at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall; complimentary refresher makeup and $20 off any purchase of $100 spa service at Red Door Spa, located at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall; The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall savings book, valued at more than $300 in savings, complimentary valet parking at Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills mall and a Destination Savings Passport from Sawgrass Mills Mall worth more than $300 in savings.
On weekdays, package prices start at $149 per room, per night, and on weekends package prices start at $174 per room, per night. Advance reservations are required for the My Heart is Set on Sunrise package. To book, visit riverwalkae.com/sunrise.
Photos courtesy of Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District