5 Things to See and Do in April throughout Greater Ft. Lauderdale

Ask anyone coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale and it's only all about the beautiful famous beaches. Not so! Discover what is happening day or night in April for things to do and to see.


Las Olas Wine & Food Festival 

For one night only, sip and sample at the 23rd Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival while supporting the The American Lung Association to fight against the 3rd leading cause of cancer in the United States of America. On Friday, April 20, 2018 from 7:30-10:30 PM come enjoy an amazing night in the name of charity with five blocks of food and wine, featuring more than 60 restaurants and 45 wineries among other giveaways available throughout the event. Tickets are available for $150 and is all inclusive. Entertainment providing the 3rd Annual Best of the Best Chef Competition, live music, DJ’s, dancing, and incredible interactive experiences to enjoy. For more info visit: lasolaswff.com

ArtsPark Movie Night

Spend your evenings in April every Friday at ArtsPark Outdoor Amphitheater from 8:00pm-9:30pm in the heart of Hollywood’s vibrant Downtown. ArtsPark Movie Night will once again give families a good reason to skip the theatres as the ArtsPark Movie Night series returns. Watching a movie outdoors is a special treat for the entire family and friends so grab your chairs, blankets and snacks. Come early for a good spot and enjoy a night under the stars!

Free admission and free parking. ArtsPark in April is featuring family-favorites:

Despicable Me 3 - April 6th

Soul Surfer - April 13th

Earth: One Amazing Day - April 20th

Moana - April 27th


Symphony of the Americas: Conrad Tao at Broward Center

South Florida’s own rising star pianist Conrad Tao, and Symphony of the Americas kicks off the 30th anniversary season with a performance at Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. An acclaimed composer and a successful recording artist who's been praised for his "fiery panache", Conrad Tao takes his inventive programs to new heights with a technical prowess and emotional depth not to be missed. Performing Tuesday April 10 - 7:45pm one of his own compositions, as well as Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2, under the baton of Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese. Join for pre-concert wine tasting and talk. Tickets from $62. Visit Conrad Tao, piano for more details. 

International Tuesdays at Gulfstream Park 

There’s no better day to be at Gulfstream on International Tuesdays. Providing endless variety for guests to enjoy, visit International Tuesdays at Gulfstream Park every Tuesday night for live music from all over the world. From 7-10PM featuring resident and Entertainer, Benji Rafaeli, singing in over 10 unique languages, including English, French, Hebrew, Yiddish and Russian!

An ongoing entertainment series performing in Champions Plaza every Tuesday night. Restaurants at Gulfstream Park will offer exclusive deals on International Tuesdays as part of the series for patrons who mention “Gulfstream Park’s International Tuesdays”  AGES: 18 & Over. For Specials and participating restaurants visit Gulfstream Park


The FTL Taco Battle & Craft Beer Festival

The second annual FTL Taco Battle & Craft Beer Festival will take place on Saturday April 14, 2018, at Esplande Park. From 1-6pm bring your appetite and the entire family to the region’s best taco-centric restaurants that will offer a wide range of mouthwatering taco creations including Mango’s Restaurant and Lounge, Lona Cocina Tequileria, The Whole Enchilada and more. Free admission. See how the best culinary Taquerias and brews will be challenged to showcase their Best Tabanero-Inspired Taco, Best All Around Taco, Best Brew, Best Booth and Fan Favorites! Live Music, Lively Taco Eating Competition, and a Beer Garden. Visit FTL Taco Battle & Craft Beer Festival for more details.


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26 Mar 2018

By Carissa Sadler