In Greater Fort Lauderdale, pride is a daily way of life, and on February 10-12, 2023, it will be the home base for the first Pride of the Americas Festival. Pride Fort Lauderdale, the oldest Pride celebration in the state of Florida, will host the inaugural five-day celebration that’s expected to draw more than 350,000 visitors from around the world. The festival is jam-packed with concerts, a fashion show, international arts festival, and a parade, along with conferences and symposiums highlighting business, travel, health, and conservation programs.
Also not to be missed is the week-long Visit Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival on January 9-15, 2023. Boasting an impressive lineup of culinary events, talent and locales, the annual festival is the premier culinary event in Greater Fort Lauderdale. The festival places the county’s top and emerging chefs and restaurateurs on prime display through poolside BBQs, bar competitions, and grand tastings at the beach.
Enjoy another taste of the good life at Art Fort Lauderdale on January 26-29, 2023. This four-day curated art fair will transport attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal Waterway via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant multi-million-dollar waterfront properties that feature emerging artists exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future. This destination art fair seeks to highlight the uniqueness of the city and give everyone under the sun a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging.