Greater Fort Lauderdale Annual Events & Festivals

Bites, Sips & Thrills for Everyone Under the Sun


SEAGLASS: A Fort Lauderdale Rosé Experience
January 26-28, 2024

Seaglass: A Fort Lauderdale Rosé Experience

Put on your rose-colored glasses for a distinctive three-day event that offers guests a look into the world of rosé wines. On Fort Lauderdale Beach, with the Atlantic Ocean as its backdrop, SEAGLASS will present more than 30 varieties of rosé wines, spirits, and craft brews complemented by delicious culinary options. Proceeds benefit AutoNation’s DRV PNK initiative.

Get your tickets here.

Florida Renaissance Festival
February 3 - March 24 (Weekends Only)

Florida Renaissance Festival

Take a trip back in time at the 32nd annual Florida Renaissance Festival. Browse the wares of hundreds of artisan vendors. Behold blown glass, hand-tooled leather, and impressive weaponry modeled after those of the 16th century. Toast to heroic knights with a cold ale, hard cider, mead, or wine. Try your hand at ax throwing or revel in a heart-pumping jousting match. Come and experience the magic of the Renaissance era. 

Get your tickets here.

Afro-Carib Festival
February 17

Move and groove at the City of Miramar's 4th Annual Afro-Carib Festival! Taking place at the Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., this live event celebrates the diverse music, culture, and cuisines of the African and Caribbean diasporas.

Details on the artist lineup and ticket sales will be announced soon.


Sistrunk Historical Festival & Parade
February 24

Celebrate the historical and cultural richness and incredible accomplishments of people of African descent during the Sistrunk Historical Festival & Parade. Festivities begin at 7 a.m. with the annual Chris Smith All-Star Classic Sistrunk 5K at Delevoe Park in Fort Lauderdale. Then, at 8:30 a.m., spectators can gather at Lincoln Park for a lively parade, complete with marching bands, step teams, classic cars, and floats. The day culminates in an epic street festival from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Sistrunk Boulevard, featuring live bands, interactive games, a kids’ zone, merchandise, food vendors, and more! 


Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival
March 16

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Prepare to paint the town green during Fort Lauderdale’s iconic St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival. This unique event attracts thousands of spectators of all ages, eager to embrace and celebrate all things Irish.

More details to come.

Tortuga Music Festival
April 5-7

Tortuga Music FestivalEnjoy an unforgettable beach weekend experience that pairs music with meaning at Rock the Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival! Raising awareness for marine conservation, this three-day, multi-stage music festival is held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Park and features the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. Don't miss this year's epic headliners, including Lainey Wilson, Hardy, Jason Aldean, Teddy Swims, Boyz II Men, TLC, and more! 

Fort Lauderdale Air Show
May 11-12, 2024

Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Experience a thrill like no other during the Fort Lauderdale Air Show at Fort Lauderdale beach. This annual spectacle showcases precision flying teams and military demonstrations, captivating spectators with daring displays of aviation skill.

More details to come.