Fort Lauderdale Events

Fort Lauderdale Events

The innovative alliance of tourism and economic development in Fort Lauderdale, where conference goers can also get involved with the local community, is unique to South Florida. It has cemented Fort Lauderdale / Broward County as the meeting destination of choice for many the country’s most influential African-American policymaking groups. Groups which have enjoyed record-breaking attendance here include the National Urban League, 100 Black Men of America, Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, and the Women of Color group.

Fort Lauderdale events are held in the city or other parts of Broward County as indicated. The Delray Beach event is in nearby Palm Beach County.

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JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; Fort Lauderdale, http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

Black Heritage Month Celebration presents various events celebrating Fort Lauderdale’s African American history; featuring music, soul food, tours, and guest speakers; Fort Lauderdale, http://www.sunny.org

Annual Las Olas Art Fair: Part 1
Las Olas Blvd in Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://lasolasboulevard.com/events/

MARCH

Jazz in the Gardens
Miami Gardens, FL; http://www.sunny.org/event/jazz-in-the-gardens/20637/

APRIL

Annual Las Olas Art Fair: Part 2
Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://lasolasboulevard.com/events/

Las Olas Wine & Food Festival
Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://lasolasboulevard.com/events/

JUNE

Caribbean Style Week
Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://www.sunny.org/event/caribstyle-week/21122/

JULY

American Tennis Association’s 99th National Championships
Celebrating 100 years of tennis; Miramar, FL; http://www.sunny.org/ata/

SEPTEMBER

Women of Color Empowerment Conference
Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://www.nationalwomenofcolor.com

Judge Judy Hackett, Women Of Color Conference

Judge Judy Hackett, 2015 Women Of Color Empowerment Conference

NOVEMBER

Light Up Lauderdale
10 weeks of Holiday lights along the Riverwalk; Fort Lauderdale, FL; website

Delray Beach Art Festival
330 Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL; weblink/

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues in Fort Lauderdale; http://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations

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