4/2-3 13th Annual International Orchid & Garden
Festival 9am-4pm, Bonnet House. Find orchids
and exotic plants on display and for purchase,
lectures, garden supply vendors, and
more. 954.563.5393. bonnethouse.org/event/
4/6-8 CODAsummit: Experience NSU Art Museum.
CODAsummit: Experience is a conference
about the growth of experiential art and how
communities benefit from this growth. Registration
required. 608.467.3040. codaworx.com/
4/8-10 Tortuga Music Festival Fort Lauderdale
Beach. Enjoy this 3-day, multi-stage music festival
featuring some of the biggest names in country,
rock, pop and roots music.
4/15-16 Jazz Fest Pompano Beach The Great
Lawn at the Beach (4/15) and Pompano Beach
Cultural Center (4/16). Featuring a robust lineup
of performers, from local legends to Grammy,
Emmy, and Tony Award-winning jazz masters – including
a beach opening night concert and all-day
and evening concerts. pompanobeacharts.org
4/16 2nd Annual Spring Fling EGGstravaganza
10am-4pm, Las Olas Oceanside Park. The day
will provide an EGG-cellent opportunity for the
whole family to join in on a variety of fun, inclusive,
and engaging activities, and a little fun in the
4/16-17 40th International Orchid & Bromeliad
Show 9:30am-4:30pm, Flamingo Gardens.
Enjoy the Beauty of Orchids photo exhibit, live
orchid & bromeliad displays, vendors, classes/
presentations, and more. 954.473.2955.
4/22-24 Pompano Beach Seafood Festival Fri.
5-10pm, Sat. 11am-10pm, Sun. 11am-7pm, Pompano
Beach Community Park, 820 N.E. 18th Ave.,
Pompano Beach. Enjoy sensational seafood, live
music, arts & crafts vendors, and more.
4/24 5th Annual SOS Ocean Conservation Day
10am-4pm, Las Olas Oceanside Park. This free
outdoor event combines fun and educational programs
for the entire family to bring awareness to
our ocean. theloopflb.com
4/30-5/1 Fort Lauderdale Air Show Fort Lauderdale
Beach. The thrilling Fort Lauderdale Air
Show will fly over Fort Lauderdale Beach featuring
the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Other performers
include the A-10 Thunderbolt II Demo
Team, the Red Bull Air Force, and the SOCOM
5/1-8 Fleet Week Port Everglades Various
times, Port Everglades. This is South Florida’s opportunity
to honor the men and women visiting
onboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships. The
public is invited to join the celebration, including
the All Hands on Deck Welcoming Ceremony;
Ship vs. Ship Beach Olympics on Fort Lauderdale
Beach; Fleet Week Golf Classic; Spirit of America
concert by Navy Band Southeast; and the Salute
to Veterans. 954.848.1894.
5/6-8 Miami Grand Prix – Formula 1 Hard Rock
Stadium. formula1.com. See page 20 for Greater
Fort Lauderdale events.
5/10-23 2022 National Senior Games Las Olas
Oceanside Park. This is the largest multi-sport
event in the world for men and women 50 and
over. Join us in welcoming the National Senior
Games at a number of free, open-to-the public
special events. theloopflb.com
5/28 Great American Beach Party Fort Lauderdale
Beach. Highlights from this free event include
live bands, a military tribute, a sand sculpting
demonstration, DJ, classic car show, an art
show, vendors and exhibitors.
Through 5/8 Beauty of Orchids Exhibit 9:30am-
4:30pm, Flamingo Gardens. Breathtaking floral
displays featuring 1,000+ orchids and the images
of Tom Kuligowski. Orchid photography exhibit
in the photo gallery, orchid tours, classes & vendors.
Through 5/16 Planet Pioneers: Journey to
Space Museum of Discovery and Science. Guests
will investigate what it takes to be a space explorer
and the technology used to complete a mission.
Through Spring 2022 Photographing the Fantastic
NSU Art Museum. Explores photographing
magical moments, the uncanny and the wondrous.
PLEASE NOTE: SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
CALL AHEAD/VISIT WEBSITES TO
CONFIRM EVENT DATES AND TIMES.
4/2 Florida Derby 11am-7pm, Gulfstream Park.
The biggest race day of the year in South Florida,
the Curlin Florida Derby is a showcase of the
world’s best horses and jockeys, who are all competing
for the coveted title of Florida Derby Winner
on their road to the Triple Crown. Registration
April-Sept 2022 Royal Palm Meet 12-7pm, Gulfstream
Park. Live racing every Thursday-Sunday,
April-September. Or dine in Ten Palms for the
best seats in the house. 954.457.6201.
5/7 KY Derby Viewing Party 12-7pm, Gulfstream
Park. Gulfstream Park will play host to
Florida’s largest Kentucky Derby party with dining,
drink specials, and watching and wagering
on the 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby.
5/21 Preakness Viewing Party 12-7pm, Gulfstream
Park. Join us for the 147th running of the
Preakness Stakes while you watch and wager on
premium live racing at the track. 954.457.6201.
Florida Panthers - Hockey FLA Live Arena. 4/5
vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, 7pm; 4/8 vs. Buffalo
Sabres, 7pm; 4/12 vs. Anaheim Ducks, 7pm;
4/15 vs. Winnipeg Jets, 7pm; 4/21 vs. Detroit
Red Wings, 7pm; 4/23 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs,
7pm; 4/24 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 6pm.
4/1 Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester 8pm, Hard
4/2 John Mayer – Sob Rock Tour 2022 7:30pm,
FLA Live Arena.
4/2 Marvin Dixon’s 50 Shades of Comedy: April
Fools Edition 8pm, Stage 954.
4/5-10 Cats Broward Center.
4/7 The Music of Cream: Disraeli Gears Tour
8pm, The Parker.
4/10 Kenny G 7pm, The Parker.
4/12 Symphony of the Americas: American
Classics - Gershwin & Bernstein’s Broadway
7:45pm, Broward Center.
4/12 The Bachelor Live on Stage 8pm, The
4/13 Gold Coast Jazz: Dirty Dozen Brass Band
7:45pm, Broward Center.
4/14-15 Chris Rock: Ego Death World Tour
2022 8pm, Hard Rock Live.
PAUL MCCARTNEY - Hard Rock Live
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