Get Lit – Light Up Lauderdale


Join Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and The City of Fort Lauderdale as we Light Up Lauderdale at the annual Get Lit event on Monday, November 18. This event is the first kick-off to the holiday season in Fort Lauderdale. This FREE family-friendly event takes place along the New River at Esplanade Park. After “flip on” the lights along the Riverwalk, attendees will enjoy holiday songs performed by the Broward Center Spotlights and the Fort Lauderdale Symphonic Winds. There will be pony rides, arts & crafts, a petting zoo, face painting, and more!

If you haven’t already, prepare to start your holiday shopping with some choice vendors…..and of course, the kick-off to the holidays wouldn’t be complete without big man himself. Be sure to get your pictures taken with Santa while you’re there!!!

NOTE: Originally Scheduled for Thursday, November 14th but postponed to Monday November 18th due to heavy rain

Light up Fort Lauderdale rescheduled to Nov 18

More upcoming events in this series:

Light Up The Galt will take place Thursday, November 21st at approx. location: 3115 NE 32nd Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

FREE EVENT The magic of the holiday season comes to the Galt Ocean Mile on Thursday, November 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. The City of Fort Lauderdale and the North Beach Restaurants and Shoppes present an enchanted evening of live music, entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family. The event features live bands on two stages along NE 33rd Street, a kid’s zone and orchestra at NE 32nd Avenue and NE 32nd Street, plus food and drink specials from more than 15 restaurants and bars. A tree lighting ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. Plus, food and drink specials from more than 15 restaurants and bars plus other great holiday entertainment! For details, visit

Light Up the Galt

Light up The Beach will take place November 26th on the corner of A1A and Las Olas (Fort Lauderdale Beach)  5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with the illumination of more than 50,000 holiday lights along our picturesque beachfront and the return of “Olas,” our wildly popular larger-than-life 20-foot beach snowman at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. Highlights include performances by the Yuletide Carolers, jazz saxophonist Randy Corinthian, the Fort Lauderdale Symphonic Winds, plus a kids zone with Santa, inflatables, slides, pony rides, and more. For details, visit

Light Up the Beach

Light Up Sistrunk – December 6th

Light Up Sistrunk

Get ready for dancing in the streets at hottest holiday light up event in town with Light Up Sistrunk on Friday, December 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. This event takes place on Sistrunk Boulevard between NW 9th and 11th Avenues. This one-of-a-kind celebration features live bands, outstanding entertainment, a free toy giveaway, health fair, a kid’s zone, photos with Santa, plus bounce houses, game trucks, and the lighting of a giant holiday tree! For details, visit

Light Up the Holidays

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Date(s) - 11/18/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Esplanade Park 400 SW Second St, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312