By: Visit Lauderdale

Visit Lauderdale logoKnown as the “Yachting Capital of the World” and the “Venice of America,” Greater Fort Lauderdale’s diverse arts and culture scene is ready to inspire with fascinating museums, world-class performing arts, and charming attractions like the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, a historic and whimsical 35-acre subtropical estate located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, and the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, a larger-than-life walking tour featuring 30+ curated contemporary outdoor murals by world-renowned artists.

Charming gazebo with palm trees and tropical plants


The NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s permanent collection of 7,500 works include the largest collection of paintings and drawings by American realist William Glackens, the largest collection in the United States of post-World War II avant-garde Cobra artists of Brussels, Copenhagen and Amsterdam, and an extensive collection of Latin American and Cuban art. Other notable museums in the area include History Fort Lauderdale, The Museum of Discovery & ScienceArt and Culture Center/Hollywood, the Coral Springs Museum of Art, the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, the Island SPACE Caribbean Museum, and the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum. From exploring the fascinating history and heritage of the area’s diverse residents to one-of-a-kind works of art and hands-on exhibits, unforgettable cultural experiences await to surprise and delight your clients.

Musicians on a stage


They’ll also be dazzled by Broadway shows, philharmonic orchestras and performances in opera, theater and ballet at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Other large venues such as the FLA Live Arena and Hard Rock Live welcome world-renowned performers in music, comedy and more. Outdoor bandshells, amphitheaters, festivals and other special events offer the opportunity to enjoy the arts in gorgeous outdoor settings. Two of the most popular outdoor concert events are the Tortuga Music Festival and Audacy Beach Festival, which feature big-name acts at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Your clients can also enjoy live music at local jazz clubs or venues like Revolution Live and Culture Room , which feature emerging musical artists and rock ‘n roll.

Learn more about Greater Fort Lauderdale and register for our free training program to become a Lauderdale Loyalist.

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Thanks to our partners and clients for a great IPW. We look forward to seeing you soon in Greater Fort Lauderdale.