Fort Lauderdale Calendar of Events
WEEKEND - February
Come Laugh, Come Dance, Come be entertained,
Join us for FORTITUDE Weekend a
new LGBT benefit weekend featuring 10 events
throughout Fort Lauderdale. Performers include Alec
Mapa, Judy Gold, Taylor Dayne,
Martha Wash and more. Visit www.fortitudeweekend.com
for information and
Travel Expo - February
Learn about the fun and pride of GLBT travel at
the GLBT Travel Expo at the Pride Center at
Equality Park in Wilton Manors, Florida.
Step back 500 days to the days of yore!! Relive
life in 16th century Europe.
Olas Art Fair - March
A two-day event, this show boasts a collection
of original works of art by over 250 outstanding
artists from across the United States. Mediums
on display will include, fine jewelry, oil on
canvas, fiber art, metal sculpture, hand-crafted
furniture, digitally enhanced photography and
Pride South Florida (PSF) invites you to join
tens of thousands of gays, Lesbians, Bisexual,
Transgendered & their friends, families and
supporters at Pridefest in celebration of
Manor Wine & Food Festival - April
The Wilton Manors Wine & Food Festival is an epicurean adventure for wine and food lovers the world over. We take pride in featuring the best of the best to our South Florida communities while supporting a worthy cause. It will be a night of fanfare and enjoyment for the gastronome in all of us. The Wilton Manors Wine & Food Festival is committed to supporting the mission of organizations dedicated to serving those less fortunate members of society through their charitable outreach programs. Through epicurean adventures and culinary experiences we delight in bringing people together with great food and extraordinary wines and spirits in a festive environment all with the mission of giving back. Enjoy Live Entertainment while sampling foods from the best local chefs and wines around.
Sunshine Stampede Rodeo
The Florida Gay Rodeo Association is hosting a
gay rodeo in Davie with festivities, including
rodeo competitions and concerts.
Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - April
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, a
critically acclaimed event, is based in the
world-renowned historic South Beach neighborhood
and screens films and videos in locations
throughout Miami-Dade county and Ft. Lauderdale.
USS New York to visit
South Florida during Fleet Week Port Everglades.
Out of the ashes of 9/11 comes a US Navy
amphibious transport dock-ship forged from steel
of the World Trade Center twin towers and worthy
of its name
USS New York.
The USS New York will be here during Fleet Week
Port Everglades, April 28 - May 5, 2014. Ship
tours and all kind of events.
Weekend - May
BeachBear Weekend was founded to bring men
to greater Fort Lauderdale to experience the
best we have to offer. We’re a cruise that
doesn’t leave port. With world class beaches,
the nearby Everglades, our wild nightlife and
restaurants shopping and many other attractions,
we’ll show the guys one hell of a time.
Olas Wine & Food Festival - May
The Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, by far the
leading wine and food event. The event will transform part of the city’s most
charming and fashionable thoroughfare into four
blocks of exceptional wines, live entertainment
and world-class cuisine with over 45
restaurants. Proceeds from the event will
benefit the American Lung Association of
Summer Pride - June
Stonewall Summer Pride is a two day event!
Music, Parade, Street Festival, Market
Place, Kid's Zone and much more! Entertainment
on the main stage throughout the day followed by
the Stonewall Summer Pride Concert.
Lauderdale International Film Festival - Oct - Nov
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
(FLIFF) will reel out over 200 films from around
the globe including one World Premiere, five
National Premiers, and 52 Florida Premieres.
Filmmakers and celebrities will attend many of
the screenings and events over the 37 day fest.
Wilton - Oct 31
Wicked Wilton is the premier Halloween event in Florida. It will all take place on the Drive in Wilton Manors, FL on October 31. Thousands of party goers will fill the streets and businesses up and down the drive.
Lauderdale International Boat Show - Oct
The Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat
Show®, displays more than a billion
dollars' worth of boats, yachts and accessories
from every major marine manufacturer worldwide.
It is the world's premier venue for superyachts.