Set your day to cruise control, and enjoy the relaxed pace of Hollywood, Florida. It’s one of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s largest cities, and you’ll find plenty to do packed into 30 square miles of parks, arts venues, golf courses, beachfront and the one-of-a-kind Hollywood Beach Broadwalk.
Like its California namesake, Hollywood, Florida is all about film. Catch foreign art-house films or local indie productions at the historic Cinema Paradiso – or find a spot on the grass to enjoy outdoor screenings in Young Circle ArtsPark every Friday.
The streets and restaurants of downtown Hollywood are teeming with live music choices on any given evening. If you’re looking for a stage set versus a small venue, check out the ArtsPark Amphitheater, Hollywood Beach Theatre or the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for big-name acts.
For locals, Billy’s Stone Crab needs no introduction. For the uninitiated, stone crab is a mouthwatering local delicacy, and Billy’s is THE place to get it.
GG’s Waterfront has an extensive fresh catch menu and beautiful Intracoastal Waterway views to go along with an unforgettable meal. If you’re venturing west, just follow the giant guitar-shaped tower to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Council Oak for clever twists on seafood standards and some of the area’s best steaks, if you’re craving a little turf with your surf.
Every Saturday and Sunday, Hollywood, Florida hosts the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market, when people flock from throughout our area for everything from fresh seafood to local produce, art sellers to live music.
Grab your clubs and a tee time at the immaculate Hollywood Beach Golf Resort. Take a stroll through historic downtown to check out the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project featuring work from local and internationally known artists.
Not to be missed is the one-of-a-kind Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. This 2.2 mile paved walkway is right next to one of the most pristine and well-kept stretches of beach in the area and voted one of America’s best boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Situated in southern Broward County, Hollywood offers some of the most convenient places to stay in relation to Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). It’s also an easy drive from destinations in Miami-Dade county.
But Hollywood’s convenience doesn’t come at the cost of exquisite accommodations. Hollywood is home to some of the area's best hotels, resorts and spas. For luxury with a side of contemporary styling, try The Diplomat Beach Resort or Costa Hollywood Beach Resort. For tropical modern with an island-time vibe, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort and Hyde Resort & Residences are your ticket.
So what are you waiting for? Enjoy the arts and open air in Hollywood, Florida.
The City of Hollywood is committed to reducing our environmental impact and becoming more sustainable. One step the City has taken in achieving this goal is to ban the use of nonbiodegradable containers, like plastics and expanded polystyrene foam (EPS), for serving food products. If you're heading to the beach, a park or ArtsPark at Young Circle, please don't bring plastic bottles, bags and other single-use plastics and foam containers.