2019 Publix A1A Marathon presented by Colavita
Our Marathon course features 26.2 miles of signature South Florida beauty, loaded with miles of unobstructed ocean views. The fast, flat course is ideal for those looking to achieve Boston qualifying times. If you’re searching for the ideal winter destination running event, then look no further! Run Fort Lauderdale…. Where the Ocean is Your Finish Line!!
Sunday, February 17, 2019
5:45am (EST) Wheelchair Participants
6:00am (EST) Marathon & Half Marathon participants
Start Line Location: 401 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Finish Line Location: 1100 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Course Hours: Both the Full and Half Marathon Courses will be open for 6 hours, from 6:00am – 12:00pm
We ask that all participants be in the runner corrals by 5:40am. Our event features a ‘mass start’. The corrals will be organized according to expected finishing time. Runners are asked to find their place in the corral according to their finishing time. There will be signs in the corral marking the times, i.e. 3:00 hrs., 3:15, hrs., 3:30hrs, etc.
There will be Pace Teams available for the Marathon. The pacers will be located in the Start Line Corral and will be holding signs and balloons with the target pace on it. The Pacers will be organized in 15 minute increments: 3:00 hrs., 3:15 hrs., etc.
Free Shuttle Bus Service:
Both the Marathon & Half Marathon races are Point to Point runs with differing Start & Finish locations. There will be a complimentary shuttle bus service taking both runners and spectators from the Finish to the Start, and vice versa. Shuttle Service will begin at 4:00am, and run through 1:00pm. The Shuttle Bus Stop at the Finish will be directly across from the Finish area, across the A1A street at the intersection of Harbor Drive & A1A, by the Bahia Cabana Hotel, 3001 Harbor Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. The Start Area Bus stop will be at the back of the Start Line corral, at the intersection of SW 2nd Street & SW 7th Avenue of the Arts.
There is plenty of Parking Capacity near the Start Area! We STRONGLY recommend that people arrive by 4:30am to park! There will be some congestion as thousands of cars will be travelling to the area! Please…please, give yourself enough time to park so you are not rushed on race morning. The parking fees will be around $10 at the Start Area.
If you wish to park near the Finish Line on race morning, please arrive as close to 4:30am as possible in order to provide adequate time to get to the Start via the Shuttle Bus. After the race the Shuttle buses will be waiting by the Bahia Cabana Hotel (right by the Finish Area) to take runners back to the Start Line area.
We offer a complimentary Gear Check for our runners, which will be located at the back of the Start Line Corrals. There will be 4 UPS trucks and a staff of volunteers, which will organize the gear check in process. A ticket will be attached to your bag with the corresponding ticket number given to you. Keep your ticket with you while you run. Put it in your pocket, or place it in your shoe by your ankle.
The UPS trucks will drive your checked belongings to the Finish Area, and will be available for pick up at the Southern most end of the South Beach Park.
*** We recommend that you DO NOT check your wallets into a Gear Check bag. Leave your wallet in the car. Runners are responsible for bringing their own Gear Check Bag. We recommend using your Publix Swag Bag that you will receive at the Expo.
Gender Specific Technical Race Shirt
Personalized Bib – if you register before Jan. 1st
Signature beach themed Finisher Medal
Age Group Category Awards for the Top 3 for both Male & Female
Runner Swag Bag
Free Shuttle Service from the Finish to the Start, and vice versa
Post Race Beach Party with loads of food, beverages, beer and live music!!
On-course entertainment with live music
Medals & Awards:
All finishers will receive a signature beach themed medal. We have become renowned for our over the top medal designs. In fact we took home the honor of being the best medal in North America in 2010, 2013 and 2014! The accolade rewarded us for our creativity and unique design.
Age Group Awards:
The awards will be given out based on Chip Time for each age group category for both male & females. Age Groups categories are for each 5 year increment: 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34, etc. all the way up to 70-74, then 75 and older.
Timing & Scoring:
We will be using the Bib Chip System this year. Your timing chip will be affixed to your bib. It is your responsibility to ensure that your bib is worn with the chip attached. No Chip…No Time.
You do not need to return the chip after the race; it can be disposed.
Join us on February 22, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for the Orange Blossom Kick Off Concert at the Old Davie School Historical Museum, 6650 Griffin Road, Davie. The Classic Rock band Rema Dee will be performing live starting at 6:30pm. Admission is FREE and there will be Arts & Craft vendors, bounce house, petting farm and food trucks. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening. So bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy an evening of music.
Saturday & Sunday, February 23 and 24, 2019*
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sat.)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)
Town Hall, 6591Orange Drive
$5.00 on the festival grounds
Festival Both Days
The festival will feature over 250 displays and will take place down Orange Drive from Davie Rd. west to SW 66th Terrace. This portion of Orange Drive will be closed off during the festival. Free activities for both days includes an arts & crafts show, fine arts show, musical entertainment, "Cowboy Town", Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display, commerce corner, information displays and green product displays. There will be a FREE concert on Saturday and Sunday! There will also be a free kids' corner that includes a bounce house, giant slide, rides and climbing wall. Admission to the festival is FREE
The Saint Jerome Fall Festival celebrates family and community during four fun-filled evenings of live entertainment, games, delicious food, and a carnival midway. Bring the whole family and invite your friends and neighbors to the annual fundraising event for wholesome fun in a welcoming environment. This year, the event will be held Thursday, November 15, to Sunday, November 18. What a great way to start the holiday season! The community is invited to join in the Fall Festival fun at the Saint Jerome Catholic Church and School campus, 2601 SW Ninth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. The location is east of the I-95 and I-595 intersection, off SR-84. The Fall Festival fundraiser benefits Saint Jerome Catholic Church and School, serving the Fort Lauderdale community with dedication and love since 1961
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church & School will be doing their 28th Annual Family Festival from November 8th -11th.
If interested and for more information details please contact Parish Administration (954) 236-7981
Get ready for the ninth installment of Ft. Lauderdale’s ever popular and spirited “Dia de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead, a festival of remembrance and revelry. Featuring the Skeleton Processional with 50 giant puppets up to 18 feet tall and more than 2000 skeletons leading the way!
Our ancestors believed that on every 2nd of November, the gateway between Mictlan, the ancient Aztec Land of the Dead, and our world opens so we may celebrate with our lost loved ones for one special time of year.
This FREE Fort Lauderdale based event, named one of the “Top 10 Day of the Dead Events” in North America by The USA Today, attracts legions of talented skull inspired artists, mariachi musicians, dancers and painted performers, along with crowds of more than 10,000 enthusiastic families and revelers over all of our events.
Event Founder and Master Puppeteer, Jim Hammond stated, “Our mission is to produce a signature event for all ages that maintains and respects the cultural integrity of international Dia de los Muertos traditions. The Florida Day of the Dead Celebration provides a memory for the dead and a party for the living.”
It all starts at the antique New River Inn where you can experience authentic Ofrendas, altars of remembrance, and sugar skull art exhibits presented by the Fort Lauderdale History Center from 3-8pm. The Celebration continues in Huizenga Plaza at 4pm on Las Olas Boulevard where mask and puppet making, sugar skull face painting, traditional Aztec and Mayan dance performances will be live on the Aztec Stage. Officials from Fort Lauderdale City Commission and General Consulate of Mexico in Miami will formally welcome participants at 6pm.
At 6:30pm, the Skeleton Processional, featuring 50 giant puppets up to 18’ tall and over 2000 skeletons, will follow Mariachi musicians along Fort Lauderdale’s beautiful Riverwalk, culminating at the Folklorico Stage, Craft Crypt and Muertos Street Festival on SW 3rd Ave and Broward Boulevard. Food trucks, traditional dance, interactive street performers, and original indie art and crafts will be available until 11pm.
From 8pm-midnight on America’s Backyard nightclub stage, experience South Florida’s coolest rock sounds with the return of the Boneyard Bandstand plus this year, we introduce DJ Muertos bringing together late Friday night partiers donned in sugar skull gear until 4am.
The Florida Day of the Dead Celebration is produced by Puppet Network and supported by our event partners including: Damn Good Hospitality (Revolution Live, America’s Backyard, Stache), Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, City of Fort Lauderdale, General Consulate of Mexico in Miami, Visit Mexico, and Broward County Cultural Division among many others. Our generous major sponsors include: Koffee Kult, Red Bull, Modello, Corona, and iHeartRadio.
About Florida Day of the Dead Celebration: Contact:
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2nd, 2018 - 3-11pm Jim Hammond Ph: 954 560 1028
www.dayofthedeadflorida.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017
The Ultimate Boat Show Experience!
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 60th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Oct 31 - Nov 5. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats will be on display including runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts. FLIBS is exactly where you want to be!
Admission Includes: Access to the festival • •Sample Over 100 Beers •Access to Food Trucks •Live Music •Karaoke •Stand-up Comedians and Raffles
VIP ACCESS for Guests 21+ ONLY $45!
Ticket includes: •Access to the Festival •2:00PM Admission •FREE Raffle Ticket •FREE 5oz Sampling Beer Mug
GENERAL ADMISSION for Guests 21+ ONLY $30!
Ticket includes: •3:00PM Admission •Sample Beer from Local / Craft & Home Breweries
Designated Driver Admission Only $10 Ticket includes: • Access to the Festival • FREE Raffle Ticket • Soda or Water
Under 16 Free Admission with • Face Painting • Balloon Animals etc...
Presented by: Broward College and 97.9 WRMF and Carnival Consumer Sales Gives Back Program
Benefiting: Kids in Distress
Doc Reno's Bacon Blues & Brews 2018 will be held at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie, FL. This is a one-day festival celebrating ALL THINGS BACON & PORK! Prepare yourself for some Sizzling, Inventive Bacon Dishes prepared by some of the best local restaurants and infamous food trucks, Live Blues Bands and Craft Beers to be served up all day long!
Doc Reno's Bacon Blues and Brews brings beer, bacon and blues fans together for an unforgettable experience that pair's music with an unforgettable meaning to raise awareness and funds for construction fatalities in the state of Florida.
Doc Reno's Bacon Blues & Brews 2018 benefits Construction Angels, Inc. to increase public awareness about the issues impacting the construction industry and to support grief counselors, safety education and public awareness of work zone hazards such as texting, drunk driving and construction dangers.
If the Davie Arena could talk it would tell some tall stories!! From the birth of Five Star Rodeo in “1986” to the transition into the Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo in “2007”. The Nationwide Fame of our Rodeo’s keeps the world travelers as well as the local community, coming back.
We feel we have created the best western entertainment that can be seen, with over 240 sanctioned Rodeo’s during the time frame. We have seen top livestock as well as the top Cowboys and Cowgirls compete for National Championship points.
In “2009” the Seminole Tribe of Florida became the Presenting Sponsor of the Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo. In addition a host of National and Local Sponsor’s joined the Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo in ensuring the Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo is one of the biggest Rodeo’s in the Nation.
The Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo has shown a commitment to excellence by being nominated two times Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Rodeo of the Year in 2002 and 2004. The Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo was voted the #1 Rodeo in the State of Florida in 2010.
All of us at the Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo hope to see you and your friends in “COWBOY TOWN” – Davie, Florida.
This year marks the Silver Anniversary of one of Broward's oldest tasting events of its kind, Ann Storck Center's 25th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction. The most scrumptious night of the year, this evening features a grand assortment of culinary delights made by South Florida’s most creative chefs. It also includes surprise live entertainment, a silent auction, and more.
Since its inception in 1993 under the leadership of Mr. Marvin Gutter, ASC's Celebrity Chefs event has garnered a reputation as one of South Florida’s premier fundraising events. Don't miss it!
Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Time: 07:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: Las Olas Boulevard, between S.E. 6th Avenue and S.E. 11th Avenue
Over 20 years ago, the first Las Olas Wine & Food Festival took place to benefit the American Lung Association.
This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 20, 2018, where more than 2,000 attendees will come together to enjoy the fantastic culinary talents of
South Florida while raising money for a good cause. Guests will sip, sample, and enjoy dishes from 70 of South Florida’s finest restaurants and more than 40 wineries, spirits brands, and breweries. This year will be one for the ages as Las Olas Wine & Food Festival gets a brand new look and is infused with more fun and excitement.
The 23nd Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival is brought to you by Stephens Distributing.
Islamorada Brewery Tap Spotlight
Sandbar Sundays 5$
No Wake Zone 5$
FREE ADMISSION - Fun For The Entire Family!!
(Open Access Event)
IME: 1PM - 6PM
nd annual Ft. Lauderdale Taco Battle & Craft Beer Fest 2018 will bring together local restaurants and craft breweries for a challenge that will showcase the best taco culinary skills and brew masters of our area. On this day, the BEST OF THE BEST in the following categories will be selected:
Best Tabanero-Inspired Taco, Best All Around Taco, Best Brew, Best Booth and Fan Favorites!
Alligator Ron's WingsFest 2018 is held at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie, FL. This is a one-day battle of the best chicken wings and sauces from some of the best local restaurants in town, with celebrity judging, chicken wing competitions and live Rock and Country bands all day long! Alligator Ron's WingsFest brings beer and chicken wing fans together for an unforgettable experience that pair's music with an unforgettable meaning to raise awareness and funds for construction fatalities in the state of Florida.
Alligator Ron's WingsFest benefits Construction Angels, Inc. to increase public awareness about the issues impacting the construction industry and to support grief counselors, safety education and public awareness of work zone hazards such as texting, drunk driving and construction dangers.
For the past five years The Hollywood Salsa Festival and its founders Melina Almodovar and Cristina Moinelo have dedicated themselves to the mission of keeping Salsa Music alive and well in our society by dedicating one day a year in the beautiful city of Hollywood, Florida at Arts Park at Young Circle to celebrating and enjoying salsa music in all its forms. We welcome all of you salsa fans to our world of rumba, clave, and guaguanco for our 5th anniversary festival on Saturday, April 7th 2018, 5:00 pm at Arts Park at Young Circle, Hollywood FL. This event is free for all that want to enjoy the wonders of Salsa Music in all its forms Orchestras, dance performances, djs and more.
Por los ultimos cinco años el Hollywood Salsa Festival y sus fundadoras Melina Almodovar y Cristina Moinelo, se han propuesto la meta y la misión de celebrar y mantener viva la música y el género de la salsa en todas sus formas en nuestra sociedad, dedicando un día al año en la bella ciudad de Hollywood, Florida en su parque Arts Park at Young Circle a la música salsera que amamos tanto. Los invitamos a nuestro mundo salsero de rumba, clave, y guaguancó el sábado, 7 de abril, 2018 a las 5:00pm en el parque Arts Park at Young Circle en Hollywood, Florida para gozar de nuestra música y nuestras raíces Latinas. Este evento es totalmente gratis para todos los que desean difrutar en grande de nuestra cultura y música salsera en todas sus formas; Orquestas, presentaciones de baile, djs y mucho mas.
The first-ever Broward College SEAHAWK FESTIVAL
brought to you by Brightline®
THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2018
Gates open at 6 p.m.
Performances start at 7 p.m.
Featuring internationally-known DJs
WALSHY FIRE and Miami's own IRIE.
The festival will be headlined by hip hop luminary WYCLEF JEAN.
General Admission $25.
VIP Admission $50.
Saturday, March 10th the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting our 14th Annual "A Sip of Wine, A Taste of Heaven," at the Miramar City Hall Complex, Miramar, FL.
This wine and food event is one of the community"s highlights and we are thrilled to introduce you to this exciting signature event. All who attend are in for a fun-filled evening of food and wine tasting, prizes, and silent auction.
The success of the fundraising efforts and programming depends greatly on the support of our business community
Get ready to paint the town green! On Saturday, March 10th, the Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival returns to the streets of downtown featuring fun and excitement for the entire family! This free event has quickly grown into one of Fort Lauderdale’s largest and most anticipated festivals, attracting thousands of spectators for a one-of-a-kind celebration of all things Irish. Please follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information as we plan for a fantastic 2018!