Fort Lauderdale: The city for lovers of nature and bums of the beach. Though it may not be the party capital that is Miami, it has a wonderful charm to it that makes just as exciting. Plus, it is a far more practical vacation city for families. For beautiful weather and sightseeing without the massive crowds, October is one of our favorite times of the year to visit Fort Lauderdale. Here are some of the top things to do once you get there!
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest in-water boat show in the world. Buy tickets to experience some of the world’s greatest sea vehicles. There will be top boat manufacturers from all over the world displaying their new models, including Monterey Boats. With a ticket, you’ll have access to several classes and seminars, which teach boating techniques for those ready to refine their skills.
As one of the top 100 art festivals in the United States, the Las Olas Art Fair is perfect for art lovers. Every year, more than 300 artists and 150,000 art enthusiasts come together to explore works of art in all facets, including sculptures, paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, and much, much more. This year, the festival will be going on during October 19th and October 20th.
For those who will be in Fort Lauderdale during Halloween and want to get a little bit spooky, we highly recommend checking out the Wilton Manors Halloween Experience. This premier Fort Lauderdale Halloween experience provides guests with a wild yet inclusive nightlife atmosphere, unforgettable costumes, and a historic block party-style celebration with over 18,000 people in attendance. The best part is that it is free to attend!
For fans of German beer and sausages, Oktoberfest is likely nothing new. Luckily, Fort Lauderdale does it big, so if you are away from home and want to party, they’ll provide everything you need to do so. Make sure to check out the Broward-Palm Beach New Times to get all of the information that you’ll need to make the most out of your Oktoberfest experience.
Fort Lauderdale locals and visitors are invited to attend a two-day festival of Brazilian art, culture, cuisine, and tradition. With a variety of wonderful live performances from locals bands and headlining acts, an array of games and activities for the little ones, and activities to keep you busy at all times, it is a must-experience festival for those visiting Fort Lauderdale.
Get Yourself to Fort Lauderdale this October!
Make sure to avoid the summer crowds and weather by hitting Fort Lauderdale in October. It has all of the glitz and glamour that we love about the Magic City, though it has far less traffic and a sweeter southern Florida charm. From boat shows to concerts to full-on block parties, there will be tons to do there in October 2019, so make sure to act fast! See you in paradise!