Sunday Jazz Brunch

The Sunday Jazz Brunch is an ideal way to relax and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk. This free, live outdoor concert series features the area’s best local jazz artists. Listen to the music on three different stages on the first Sunday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Well-behaved leashed pets are also welcome to attend Sunday Jazz Brunch. There is plenty of room to set up chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets to experience the fabulous entertainment. Eventgoers can also stroll along the historic brick-lined walkway to enjoy live music while browsing items from local merchants and enjoying food from area restaurants.

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Riverwalk Fall Get Downtown

Naked-Juice-LogoRiverwalk Fort Lauderdale will host its Fall Get Downtown presented by Naked Juice event at YOLO Plaza (located at 333 East Las Olas Boulevard) from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Now in its 17th year, Get Downtown is Fort Lauderdale’s largest outdoor cocktail hour and offers the best flavors of Fort Lauderdale from a variety of local restaurants and bars. Admission includes two complimentary drink tickets to be redeemed at any bar in the courtyard, sponsored by Three Olives Vodka, Premier Beverage  and Stephens Distributing; entertainment by DJ Darryl and an array of tastes from some wonderful Ft. Lauderdale dining venues. Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is continually striving to promote a greater sense of community throughout Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk Park and the Downtown district.

Riverwalk Members: Free admission to our signature Get Downtown events is just one of the many coveted benefits of becoming a member and supporting our mission. Get Downtown provides attendees with an invaluable opportunity to mingle, network, and enjoy the best of Fort Lauderdale … so bring your friends and come “get down” in Downtown!
Riverwalk Members that would like to attend, please send your RSVP to Cristina@GoRiverwalk.com.


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Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is the preeminent organization engaged in promoting Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk Park and Downtown community as a place to live, work and play, and our Get Downtown events provide attendees with an invaluable opportunity to mingle, network, and enjoy the best of Fort Lauderdale… so grab your friends and come “get down” in Downtown!

For more information contact Cristina Hudson at (954) 468-1541, ext. 205, or cristina@goriverwalk.com

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 Riverwalk Fall Get Downtown
Thursday, November 19, 2015
5 pm to 8 pm at YOLO Plaza

 

 

5th Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce the 5th Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival Presented by Grille 401 on Saturday, January 16, 2016, from 11am  to 5pm at Esplanade Park in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.  The festival is a free celebration of the local South Florida Seafood Industry and highlights some of Fort Lauderdale’s favorite seafood restaurants as they serve up fresh stone crab claws and an array of select seafood dishes starting at only $5.  Seafood lovers of all ages are welcome to come out rain or shine and enjoy a day of great food, drinks, live music, games (including the crowd-favorite hermit crab races), prizes and more! View the 2015 Video from our partner The Media Lab.

This year Riverwalk’s Craft Beer Garden will be sponsored by Funky Buddha! Pre-paid tickets for the beer garden will be available on December 1st – January 15th for the early bird price of $20 for unlimited tastings from Funky Buddha and other local breweries. Beer Garden tickets at the event will be $25.

Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale would like to thank the following sponsors – Grille 401 (Presenting Sponsor), JM Lexus, Premier BeverageFinster Murphy’s Seafood, Go Riverwalk Magazine, The Media Lab, Big 105.9FM and Eye on South Florida.

Additional sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available by contacting Cristina Hudson at cristina@goriverwalk.com or (954) 468-1541 ext. 205.

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5th Annual Stone Crab & Seafood Festival
Esplanade Park
Saturday, January 16, 2015

11am  – 5pm

Light Up Lauderdale Kicks off with the GET LIT on November 12th

Light Up Lauderdale is a ten week celebration of glittering holiday lights and holiday garland presented by Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and the City of Fort Lauderdale. Join us as we flip the switch to kick off this year’s festive Light Up Lauderdale display at the Get Lit event on Thursday, November 12, 2015. In its seventh year, this free holiday spectacular showcases the two and half mile brick Riverwalk pathway on both sides of the New River in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Parking may be easily found in multiple garages, parking lots or at meters throughout Downtown area.

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Get Lit will take place at Esplanade Park on Thursday, November 12th; 6:00pm – 8:30pm. This family friendly kick off to the holiday season will include live holiday musical performances by the Broward Center Spotlights, and the Bobby Rodriguez Orchestra, train rides, sleigh rides, kids crafts, face painting, vendors and more!

 

We encourage you to bring an unwrapped toy for less fortunate children in our community.

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GET LIT
Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Esplanade Park

 

Bacon Bash

Get ready Fort Lauderdale!
There’s going to be some BACON along the New River
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Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and Covenant House Florida  are excited to announce the return of BACON BASH on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 7pm to 10pm. As a ticketed, 21 and over event this year, attendees will enjoy bacon inspired dishes, both sweet and savory, from several local restaurants and food trucks throughout Esplanade Park. Prepare to be amazed at what restaurants cook up and prepare to be as “happy as a pig in poo” when you leave. Wear your swine swag and pig out with us at Bacon Bash with DJ Two Story Lori at this rain or shine event.

Prepaid Tickets are available NOW! General Admission tickets ($35 prepaid) will get you access to unlimited delicious bacon infused food tastings. Or, treat yourself to the VIP Biergarten Experience ($75 prepaid) which will cover general admission plus access to unlimited tastings of craft beers from Funky Buddha , Barrel of Monks, Wynwood Brewing Company, Florida Beer Company. and other local breweries as well as bourbon samplings from Angel’s Envy, Michter’s, William Grant & Sons and Woodford Reserve.

Participants include:
American Social, BurgerFi, Dos Caminos, Grille 401, It’s A Cubano B, Himmarshee Public House, M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Miami Smokers, The Bacon Jams, The Downtowner, The Filling Station and Garage Bar, Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale , Frankey’s Sports Bar and Ten Palms!

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Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and Covenant House Florida would like to thank the following integral partners and sponsors: All American Barricades, Angel’s Envy, Barrel of Monks, Big 105.9, Big Mouth Girlz, Brown Distributing, Cadillac, Eye on South Florida, Native Brewing Company, Funky Buddha, Go Riverwalk Magazine, iHeart Media, The Media Lab, Michters, Premier Beverage, Weekend Broward, William Grant & Sons, and Wyndwood Brewing Company.

This 21 and over event will be bigger and better this year with more space and delicious bacon bites
so get your tickets early!

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! For vendor or sponsorship opportunities contact Cristina at 954-468-1541 ext.205,  or at Cristina@GoRiverwalk.com

 

BACON BASH 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Esplanade Park along the New River

 

Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast

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Join Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, October 18th, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the 3rd annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast. Admission is FREE and open to all ages.

Enjoy BBQ items starting at only $5, live music by the Steel Brothers Band, cold beer, and activities for the whole family at Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast. Participants include: Smokey C’s Catering, Pirate Brother’s BBQ, Bare Bones BBQ & Jerk,  Mr. Cobb’s Barbecue, Sweet Dewey’s BBQ, Smokin Hot Ribs and Wings and Jerk Juice Bar & Grill

Those 21 and over can enjoy a beer garden provided by Stephens Distributing “The Official Beer Sponsor” of Riverwalk’s 3rd Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast. Pre-sale passes for the beer garden are on sale now for the reduced price of $20. The pre-sales will be available until Friday, October 16th. Passes will also be at the event for $25.

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 For more information about becoming a Food Vendor  , Non-Food Vendor or for Sponsorship Opportunities contact Cristina at 954-468-1541 ext.205,  or at Cristina@GoRiverwalk.com We’d love to have you join us on the Riverwalk!

 

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Riverwalk’s Smoke on the Water BBQ Feast

Sunday, October 18th, 2015
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Esplanade Park along the New River

Riverwalk Fall Festival

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Join us at Esplanade Park on Saturday, September 19th as we say goodbye to the summer and welcome fall fun at the inaugural Riverwalk Fall Festival. Spend the day with fall carnival themed games, activities and competitions. The Coral Springs School of Rock   and the School of Rock West Broward  will be performing live. An assortment of vendors and food trucks will also be on site for your enjoyment.

This FREE event is open to all ages and well-behaved pets too (on leash). Feel free to bring along your lawn chairs to enjoy this afternoon of fun.**No outside alcoholic beverages or coolers allowed**

Thank you to our sponsors and partners:
iHeart Media & Big 105.9 FM, The Good Pie Company, Coral Springs School of Rock, School of Rock West Broward, The Media Lab, Eye on South Florida, Sheehan Buick GMC , Dizzy Doodle Face Painting , Catabella Express , Margarethe Sorensen Make-Up Artistry and Go Riverwalk Magazine

 

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For more information about sponsorship or vendor opportunities contact Cristina Hudson at (954) 468-1541, ext. 205, or cristina@goriverwalk.com

 

Riverwalk Fall Festival
September 19th, 12-5pm
Esplanade Park