When you're looking for fantastic entertainment, breathtaking views and immaculate vibes, look no further than gorgeous Hallandale Beach. While many think it’s part of Miami, this gem of a city is part of Greater Fort Lauderdale. And, with something for everyone under the sun, it’ll soon become your favorite vacation spot in Florida.
Entertainment, Dining & Drinks
Kick things off at the entertainment epicenter of Hallandale Beach - Gulfstream Park.
Featuring year-round thoroughbred horse racing and a casino with state-of-the-art slots and electronic table games, there’s plenty of thrills to be had at this stunning open-air venue.
After placing your bets, belt out a tune at PlugIN Karaoke, bowl a perfect game at Strike 10 or marvel at the Pegasus and Dragon statue - the third-tallest statue in the United States. Then, take a stroll around the property to discover its signature stores, world-class art galleries, fashion boutiques and health and beauty services. Hungry yet? Gulfstream Park has plenty of fine or casual dining options to satisfy every palate (and craving).
And you absolutely can’t miss Gulfstream Park’s Carousel Club, Hallandale Beach’s newest entertainment venue. Featuring 14,000 square feet of tented and open-air space, this ultra cool spot includes a one-of-a-kind Carousel Bar serving delectable drinks, a relaxing garden area with fun lawn games, yummy bites from pop-up food vendors and fantastic day-to-night programming.
Waterfront Vibes & Bites
Continue making unforgettable memories with a stop at the iconic Beach Ball Water Tower. After snapping a selfie or two, head towards the pristine waters and golden sands of the city’s namesake beaches. Take a dip, work on your tan, then indulge in any of Hallandale Beach’s gorgeous waterfront dining venues.
Steps away from the sand is ETARU, an indoor and outdoor restaurant offering contemporary Japanese robatayaki grill cuisine. The menu is heavily influenced by the restaurant’s setting, with an emphasis on robata-grilled seafood, as well as fresh sashimi, maki rolls and more. Another waterfront favorite is Juniper on the Water, a beautiful coastal cuisine restaurant located on the intracoastal waterway. Its delicious eats and relaxing atmosphere make it the best place to enjoy a quintessential Florida sunset.
Got little ones? Hallandale Beach’s many parks are perfect for a family fun day! Shoot some hoops at Joseph Scavo Park, splash around at BF James Pool and Park, score a goal at OB Johnson Park or hit a homerun at Peter Bluesten Park. Sports lovers of all ages will love Hallandale Beach’s bocce, tennis, pickleball, bankshot, racquetball and sand volleyball courts, located throughout the city. Prefer quatics? Hallandale Beach is known for saltwater fishing and boating, too!
History at Your Fingertips
For a change of pace, pop over to the Curci House, a historic residential structure that was recently added to the list of National Historic Places. Built in 1924 by Frank and Rosina Curci, the Mediterranean-style villa features Dade pine floor, imported Cuban tile and imported Italian color glass embedded in the exterior stucco finish. This Hallandale Beach treasure can be toured compliments of the Hallandale Beach Historic Preservation Board on the first Saturday of every month between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
History buffs will also enjoy a stop at the Historic Hallandale Schoolhouse, the oldest building in the region known to have originally been built as a schoolhouse.
So, when you’re ready to relax in paradise, Hallandale Beach awaits. What are you waiting for? Start planning your visit to Hallandale Beach today!