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The District Sizzles this Spring & Summer

The District’s long sunny days, cool breezes, and surrounding natural beauty flanked by the New River aren’t the only reasons to visit this Fort Lauderdale destination. Take a day or more and explore all there is to do in this exciting city. We have mapped out some suggestions to facilitate your journey; now, go forth and conquer the day!

9:30 AM

Bonnet House

Bonnet House

Tour the iconic Bonnet House, rated by TripAdvisor as one of the Top 10 things to do while visiting Fort Lauderdale. This unique home, with its lush gardens, artistic home, indigenous fauna and lavish history, will give you a sense of Florida at the turn of the 20th century. Tours are Tuesdays–Sundays. From July–October, guests can enjoy the Cool Saturdays Summer Special with $10 admission for adults, and free admission children under 12.

11:00 AM

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

Named by The New York Times as one of “The Museums Times Reporters Like to Visit on Their Days Off” in 2018, this museum is a “can’t miss”! Its internationally recognized rotating collections, combined with its lectures and interactive programs geared for all ages, offers visitors insights and understanding into some of the world’s finest artists and their work. Don’t forget to stop at the Museum Café for a bite and the Museum Store for unique gift items.

1:00 PM

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Learn about Fort Lauderdale’s roots and visit the city’s first inn, pioneer home and replica schoolhouse. With a variety of family-friendly events, daily docent-led tours and some interactive exhibits, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society provides a wonderful time travel experience.

2:30 PM

Water Taxi

Water Taxi

Enjoy seeing the sites of Fort Lauderdale from a different vantage point! Hop on and hop off as you travel the city’s waterways, which have earned Fort Lauderdale the title “Venice of America.”

6:30 PM

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Rated as one of the top 10 most-visited theaters in the world, the Broward Center is the ideal place to enjoy a concert or show. Marti’s New River Bistro is the perfect spot for pre-show dinner and drinks. Check out the calendar for a full listing of available programs.

7:30 PM

Historic Stranahan House Museum

Historic Stranahan House Museum

Sundays are meant for “ghoulish” at this historic home! Stranahan House Museum offers almost weekly River Ghost Tours, which bring tales of legends long gone and a few spirits who make this home their own.

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The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. For additional cultural events happening throughout Broward County please visit ArtsCalendar.com Copyright 2018 ® Riverwalk a&e. All Rights Reserved.