The DalmarMonthly Newsletter

Make the most of your time in Fort Lauderdale with our insider's guide to navigating the neighborhood. Discover up-and-coming art galleries, tuck into local restaurants and bars, and make your way to live music venues or sports stadiums. We’ll let you in on our favorite places to drink, dine, shop, and explore.

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    FLiFF

    November 01

    The launch of winter on SoFla is a festive time when holiday lights decorate balmy tropical nights. It’s also a time when a bit of Hollywood comes to Fort Lauderdale.

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    SoFla Spectacles

    October 07

    While you can always find whatever form of entertainment floats your boat around here, this month’s festivities focus on two Fort Lauderdale favorites: art and the ocean.

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    Riverwalk Routes

    September 03

    As the South Florida heat tempers out for the tropical autumn, it gets easier to enjoy the outdoors away from the refreshing shoreline. Explore downtown Fort Lauderdale and enjoy the tropics like a local by spending some time along the city’s waterways.

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    Prehistoric and Pristine Florida

    August 01

    Cool down during the balmy month of August with indoor exhibitions in Fort Lauderdale. The city is full of opportunities to delve into your interests—from the sciences to the arts—while taking a break from the sunny beaches and tropical humidity.

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    Art Your Heart Out

    July 01

    The beaches are busy in July, and we can’t deny that the water temperature is splendid for all-day dipping. But if you’re looking to cool down, there are no shortage of interesting art galleries near The Dalmar that are worth some daytime wandering.

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    Wilton Manors Pride

    June 03

    June is a beautiful month to celebrate love, acceptance, equality, and inclusivity. What better month to highlight one of Fort Lauderdale’s most beloved neighborhoods, Wilton Manors?

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    Kayak into Bliss

    May 01

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the water, so why not take a tour that quite literally floats your boat? Every Friday one hour before sunset, you can join a guided kayak tour of the area’s unique coastal and inland waterways.

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    Heal the Planet, Dress Like a Pirate

    April 01

    Spring is a good time to connect with your earthy side and to unleash some creative fantasies. This month you can celebrate Mother Nature and play dress up in Fort Lauderdale's parks.

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    Beach Party for a Cause

    March 01

    This month brings an annual event that has locals and visitors dancing in the sand for a very important cause. The 2019 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival will take place on Saturday, March 23rd.

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    Get Yourself to the Greek... Festival

    February 01

    Feta. Olives. Grape leaves. Flakey pastries. Grilled cheese. Marinated grilled chicken kebabs covered in tzatziki sauce wrapped in pita bread. Is your mouth watering yet?

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    A Seafood Feast in the Heart of Fort Lauderdale

    January 01

    During a winter getaway to South Florida, you’re likely to crave a tropical meal. You're in luck, as January brings the highly anticipated peak of the Florida Stone Crab Season.

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    Sounds of the Holiday Spirit

    December 03

    You’re in the tropics, but you’re craving some tunes to put you in the holiday spirit. We’ve got options for you. These are just a few from an assortment of holiday performances scheduled in the Fort Lauderdale area this December:

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  • Romantic Gondola Ride in Fort Lauderdale

    November 05

    Transport your date to the canals of Venice as you explore Fort Lauderdale’s charming waterways on an authentic gondola ride, gondolier included. Imagine the Instagram-worthy shots you can snap while enjoying unobstructed views of mansions, yachts, mega yachts, and more. Your Florida trip is not complete without an unforgettable boat ride.

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  • Hip Cocktails Bars in Fort Lauderdale

    October 01

    What can we say? We like cocktails. A lot! Fortunately, we can’t wait to share our favorite hidden spots with you. Venture out for a fun night of drinks and mingling in the neighborhood.

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  • Enjoy Fall in Fort Lauderdale

    September 03

    Long gone are the days of Fort Lauderdale only being a Spring Break destination. Our sophisticated slice of paradise is booming with exciting cultural events, modern dining, and gorgeous weather. 

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  • Explore Fort Lauderdale’s RiverWalk

    August 06

    Traveling is for exploring. Set your curiosity on fire with a fun day spent along “Florida’s most beautiful mile.” From vibrant green foliage to charming walkways along the New River, Fort Lauderdale's RiverWalk is a genuine delight.

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  • A Fourth of July to Remember

    July 02

    What if we told you we knew how to get even closer to Los Olas fireworks? Would you believe us? That’s right. We do. This year, treat yourself to more than the usual BBQ on the beach or concert in a park. Head out with Blue Moon Outdoor Adventures for a wonderful kayaking trip under the twinkling lights of exploding fireworks.

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  • Get Retro at Mai Kai

    June 01

    Celebrate 1950’s Polynesian culture by dancing the night away at the historic Mai-Kai restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. Open since 1956, it is considered to be one of the most authentic tiki venues in the world and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. 

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  • Think Pink

    April 02

    Spring has officially arrived in sunny South Florida, and the best way to enjoy our excellent weather is by spending some time outdoors. After enjoying breakfast at our downtown Fort Lauderdale hotel, take a short drive over to Flamingo Gardens: part botanical garden, part wildlife sanctuary. 

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