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Fall Fests & Halloween Happenings

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Ah, Fall on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Though the season is short, and our thermometer hasn’t quite yet hit the downward spiral – there is just something about this transition time of year before all the holiday season hustle and bustle.

Our roundup of Fall Festivals and Seasonal Happenings is chock full of entertaining events and activities to keep your days and nights filled with fun. Bookmark this page as well for updates on Halloween weekend and beyond.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

b ocean hallowfins

Embrace your inner siren this year at B Ocean’s FINtastic Halloween celebration, with plenty of family-friendly activities during the day and spooky drinks by night. In addition, to live music, games, prizes, and a variety of vendors, this new three-day Halloween festival should prove an unforgettable experience for the young and young at heart. View Schedule

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

pumpkins and palm trees fall festival at loop

Celebrate the season steps from the sand as the 2nd Annual Pumpkins & Palm Trees Fall Fest returns to the LOOP. Throughout the day, attendees can celebrate the harvest season under the sun and swaying palms at Las Olas Oceanside Park in a fair-like atmosphere with tasty fall flavors, local vendors, live music, contests, and activities to celebrate Fall’s arrival, Florida-style.  Families and well-behaved dogs on leashes are encouraged to dress in costume to capture fun photo moments and prizes. FREE, sponsored by the Fort Lauderdale Beach BBID. View Details.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

yacht rock band

MUSIC, MAKERS & FREE FAMILY FUN
Join us as we sail into FLIBS weekend on Fort Lauderdale Beach with Yacht Rock Band, performing your favorite hits from the ’70s & ’80s.  Yacht Rock Band pays tribute to the music known and loved by all by accurately recreating the timeless classics by bands such as Hall & Oates, Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Chicago, Paul Simon, Seals & Crofts, America, Little River Band, as well as the biggest “one-hit-wonders” of the late 70’s and 80’s era. Guests will enjoy a trip down memory lane that will have them singing, smiling, and dancing “All Night Long. FREE. 5 pm – 9:30 pm. View details at FridayNightSoundWaves.com

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

rock the boat

ROCK THE BOAT: FLIBS PIRATE PARTY
Come one, come all! Join Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort on  October 30 at 8 PM for a spooky, pirate-filled evening on Halloween night to celebrate the 62nd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with a Pirate After Party. As the sun sets and the seas calm, grab your friends and suit up in your best Jack Sparrow costume and head up to Hightide Rooftop Pool Bar & Grille. Free to the public.

w fort lauderdale haunted hotel

HAUNTED HOTEL
Join W Fort Lauderdale & UniteUs Group at the Haunted Hotel, for a Halloween extravaganza with DJ Rere and featuring DJ Amaris. Four floors above the ocean, Living Room transforms into a Haunted Hotel with ghastly visuals and an electrifying vibe. Get your most ghoulish get-up for their costume contest for prizes. View details and claim your tickets to the always soldout event on Eventbrite.com

WEEKEND HAUNTS

la playa bone to be wild

La Playa Dayclub kicks off its Halloween Weekend celebration on Friday, October 28 at 4 pm with an epic weekend titled “Bone To Be Wild.” For those 21 and over looking to lift their spirits, join us at the special Halloween happy hour from 5 pm-8 pm where ghosts and ghouls can enjoy $5 draft beers, $7 Titos cocktails, and $9 appetizers. Drink recommendations for the night are our fresh fruit Moan-hitos, a Long Eye-land Iced Tea, and a Man-haunt-tan. On Saturday and Sunday, October 28, 2022 and October 29, 2022, from 11 am – 10 pm we will be shaking our “boo-tys” to the musical stylings of Fort Lauderdale’s vibiest DJs spinning the best of today’s house music.

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS

sunset kayak at park and ocean

SUNSET KAYAK TOUR – every Friday
Every Friday, starting at 6:00 pm, you can venture out under the light of the moon at Park & Ocean’s weekly Sunset Kayak Tour. Take your pick of a kayak or paddle board and paddle along an ancient and fresh water Coastal Dune Lake, enjoying the stunning casts of our South Florida sunsets. View Details

mermaid burlesque

MERMAID SHOWS – Thursday through Sunday
The Mermaids are back at The Wreck Bar inside B Ocean Resort and are hosting a variety of special  Mermaid Swim Shows during the dinner hour and brunch.  Reservations are required, and seating is limited. Admission to the shows varies with credit toward food and beverage during the show. View the complete schedule at BOceanResort.com