Events in Broward County, FL – April 2018

Events in Broward County,FL-April 2018
Hollywood Beach Boardwalk in Hollywood, FL

What to do in Broward County, FL during the month of April?

Here I have compiled some events that are going to held in Broward. Here, in South Florida, we have great weather all year round to enjoy the beach . But there is so much more to do here : food festivals, music on the beach or big concert at BB&T Center in Sunrise. From Country, to Rock, to Classical music. There is fun for everyone.



April 6-8, 2018
Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Eric Church are the headliners at the 2018 Tortuga Music Festival, the sixth annual oceanfront at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park.


April 8th, 2018
From the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang to Sunrise, top U.S. figure skaters including Nathan Chen, Ashley Wagner and Karen Chen will entertain at the BB&T Center.


April 8th, 2018
11am to 6pm
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature ethnic foods, live entertainment, arts and crafts and fun activities for children. Come and enjoy non-stop stage entertainment, experience the excitement of Culture Village, while keeping the kids busy at Kid’s World which offers a multitude of activities for the young ones.There will also be a Cooking Demonstration where you can sample delicious ethnic food items. Live Entertainment : Caballo de Paso Peruano/Marianera Dancer , also Puppet Show at 1 & 3 p.m. Admission to the event is free, although there is a $3 fee for parking. Nominal fees will be charged for the food and rides/amusements. For more information, call 954-344-1063 –


April 8th,2018
Influential Rock and Roll Hall of Fame blues guitarist Buddy Guy (inducted by Eric Clapton) performs at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. .org.BrowardCenter


April 10, 2018
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a night of food, drinks and entertainment for a good cause. The Taste of Coral Springs is a charitable event held annually in Coral Springs and features a sampling of the entertainment, food, fine wines, craft beers, and premium spirits with support of children’s charities including the Coral Springs Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, Junior Achievement of South Florida, North Broward YMCA and other worthy children’s causes.
More than 25 local restaurants are expected to attend along with a full night of entertainment provided by The B-Side Jones Band, Sound of Vision, The Speakeasy Sextet, Jeff Frank and DJ Joey Scott. A silent auction will feature dozens of gift baskets featuring gift certificates and donated items from our many vendors, as well as local businesses in addition to a select number of prime sports and entertainment memorabilia.
$50 prior to April 10
$60 at the door
$75 VIP Ticket (event entry 1 hour early at 5:30pm)
Note: Please note this is a 21+ event.
Note: This event was postponed from the original date of February 27th out of respect for our community and all those affected by the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School.


April 11-22, 2018
The work of an all-female team, with music and lyrics by pop singer Sara Bareilles (“Brave”), “Waitress” is at once “empowering” and an “intimate Broadway musical of the highest order” (Chicago Tribune).


April 14th, 2018
There’s no place other place like the Yoga Expo, filling the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center with instructors, vendors and classes from expert-level to first-timer.


April 14th, 2018
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
It takes place at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in the Town of Davie. This one-day battle of the best chicken wings and sauces cooked up by popular local sports bars and restaurants features celebrity judges, chicken wing competitions and live Rock and Country bands from noon till nightfall. Alligator Ron’s Wingsfest brings fans of beer and chicken wings together for an unforgettable experience that pairs together live music with an unforgettable meaning to raise awareness and funds for construction industry fatalities throughout the state of Florida.


April 14, 2018
12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Festival at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Road, on Saturday, April 14 from Noon till 9pm. The newly revamped country music fest now features bourbon sampling including some of the best labels in north America. Country Music fans won’t be disappointed either with a full schedule of local and national recording artists. The headliner for this 2018’s Boots & Bourbon is none other than country music superstar, Drake White. Enjoy FREE live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and a mechanical bull, plus a Classic Car Show sponsored by JM Family from 11AM – 3PM.


April 19th, 2018
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
With an ensemble of 24 world-renowned professionals, World Tango Dance Champions, and acclaimed music prodigies, “I Am Tango” by Tango Lovers presents a distinctive perspective of tango by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who transits through different ages and cultures evolving with the passing of the years while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world.


April 20th, 2018
The 23rd annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival will take over downtown Fort Lauderdale’s main tourist drag to raise money for the American Lung Association. There will be no beer-in-hand H.O.R.S.E.


April 25th, 2018
Pink will deliver hard-pop anthems “What About Us,” “Try,” “Just Like Fire” and “So What” at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on her Beautiful Trauma World Tour.


April 27-29, 2018
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
34th  annual Pompano Beach Seafood Festival. As anyone who has attended in past years knows, the Seafood and ocean surf are mearly backdrops to what else is happening on the sands of Pompano Beach with not one but 3 stages of live music spanning from Atlantic Avenue north to the Fishing pier. In addition to fresh local seafood grilled fresh, visitors will be able to browse through row upon row of local vendors, from arts and crafts to representives of small to large businesses offering their best deals.


April 27, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Taste of Oakland Park returns to Jaco Pastorius Park. Tickets are available for sale via the City’s website or through This event is expected to attract approximately 30 local restaurants offering complimentary tastes of their signature menu items with paid admission. Tickets are only $15 per adults with children under 12 admitted for free.


April 28, 2018
Red-hot comedian John Mulaney has pushed his original April 21 Kid Gorgeous tour stop at the Hard Rock Event Center in Hollywood back a week due to “a very exciting, but last-minute series of television commitments.”


April 28-29, 2018
Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Stone Sour, Shinedown, Stone Temple Pilots and Breaking Benjamin lead two dozen acts at the two-day Fort Rock Festival April 28-29 at Markham Park in Sunrise.


April 28, 2018
Jeff Dunham brings comedy for dummies to the BB&T Center in Sunrise on his 60-city Passively Aggressive tour. 


April 28-29,2018
Miami City Ballet presents its season-ending Program Four, featuring George Balanchine’s “Apollo” and “La Valse,” and the company premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s “Concerto DSCH.” Performances are April 28-29 at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale.

Have a Very Happy Easter!

Easter Decorations
Easter decorations

Wishing you a very Happy Easter!

May this Easter bring you all together for a great celebration  with lots of joy, laughter, happiness, and of course chocolate.

Enjoy this beautiful holiday with your loved ones.

But remember, that today is also an April Fools Day. So watch out for Easter Bunny to play some tricks on you.

Spring Marshmallow Drop in Hollywood

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It was raining marshmallows yesterday during the annual Spring Marshmallow Drop in Hollywood.

The event was at the Boulevard Heights Community Center on March 24th, 2018. Little children were invited to take part in the egg hunt. And children ages 8 and above participated in the marshmallow drop. The fluffy marshmallows were exchanged for candy and other prizes.

Lots of activities for the kids: DJ music, arts and crafts, dance, free popcorn, picture with the Easter Bunny, bounce houses.

Enjoy some pictures from the event:

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If you would like to attend one of the Spring Egg Hunts, please read my article Easter Egg Hunts in Broward where I compiled extensive list for various egg hunt events in Broward County 2018.


Best Christmas Lights in Broward County

Christmas Lights in Fort Lauderdale,FL
House in Fort Lauderdale, FL decorated with Christmas lights

Last year I wrote a blog article about where to watch holiday lights in Broward County. It was very popular with my blog readers. Thank you!

This year I thought that I could make a printable form of it, so you can print it and just drive around the Broward County to see best Christmas lights. You can print the list Best Christmas Lights in Broward County, FL. – By Brigita DeNapoli.

If you know of a house or a building, that is has great Christmas lights and decorations, please let me know. I will ad the address to the list for the next year.

Enjoy the Holiday Season!