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Hollywood, Florida Events

Stay current on South Florida's ever-changing entertainment, events and dining scene. To fully experience Hollywood's unique style and local flavor, plan to stay and dine. Our restaurant page offers a multitude of options to discover where you can experience the atmosphere of an international bistros and sidewalk cafes in Downtown, or scenic oceanfront dining on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk or dockside dining on the Intracoastal Waterway.
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Ride the Hollywood Trolley! The best way to get to and from events on the Beach and in the Downtown.
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Special Events

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Friday, November 21, 2014 • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Festivities include Christmas carols, possible snow flurries and a visit from Santa!

Information: 954-921-3500

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Friday, November 21, 2014 • 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Join us for a special holiday concert by the United States Air Force(USAF) The Airmen of Note. The premier jazz ensemble of the USAF. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air Force Band. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band, the current band consists of 18 active duty Airmen musicians including one vocalist. As part of The U.S. Air Force Band, The Airmen of Note honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. The excellence demonstrated by these Airmen musicians is a reflection of the excellence displayed by Airmen stationed around the globe.
*Lawn seating. Bring your beach chair or blanket.

Information: 954-921-3500 or

Hollywood Beach Broadwalk
Saturday, December 6, 2014 • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ring in the holiday season and join the fun of this evening parade on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk featuring marching bands, floats, community groups & more! This year's theme is: Peppermint Paradise.

Information: 954-921-3404

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Saturday, December 6, 2014 • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Every month on the Full Moon

Bring a drum or percussion instrument to the ArtsPark and participate in a guided drum circle. All skill levels welcome. Meet at the Palm Court (West Side).

Upcoming dates: Jan. 4, Feb. 3, Mar. 5, Apr. 4, May 3, June 2, July 1, July 31, Aug. 29, Sept. 27

Information: Resurrection Drums, 954-926-0204 •

Hollywood Boulevard in Downtown Hollywood
Sunday, December 7, 2014 • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Sunday of every month

The Downtown Hollywood Dream Car Classic Car Show features dozens of classic cars, trucks and other vehicles of interest. Attendance is FREE. Vehicle registration is $20. To pre-register for the Dream Car Classic, visit Vehicles also will be registered the morning of the show as space permits. Participation limited to 85 vehicles. Awards for the Top 30 vehicles and the People's Choice Award.

Information: 954-825-1027 or

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Saturday, December 13, 2014 • 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Christmas Near the Beach is designed to bring Hollywood and other South Florida communities together to celebrate the wonder of Christmas. The variety show features excellent up-and-coming local singers, dancers, and bands, who bring the beauty of Christmas to the stage. Christmas Near the Beach has become a holiday tradition for many families bringing joy to the Arts Park every year.


Harrison Street & 20th Avenue, Downtown Hollywood
Sunday, December 14, 2014 • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Antique & Collectible Market of Miami Beach joins Odd Duck Bazaar art & craft show of Downtown Hollywood for a FREE outdoor holiday spectacular! Support local! Meet us for the most unusual holiday shopping in South Florida.

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Downtown Hollywood
Saturday, December 20, 2014 • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Third Saturday of every month

Look over the shoulder of an artist painting and visit the art galleries and businesses showcasing local, regional and international artwork during ArtWalk every 3rd Saturday of the month.

Information: 954-924-2980 or click here for details.

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
1650 Harrison Street

EXHIBITION: Dave Muller: Rock 'n' Old
Exhibit runs through January 18, 2015
Los Angeles-based artist, DJ, and record collector Dave Muller will create a mixed-media, site-specific installation that merges wall murals, large-scale paintings, three-dimensional works, and recorded music in the Center’s Main Gallery. The project includes Muller’s interactive Three Day Weekend event, which engages the community in a free exchange of art, music, and ideas. More info

EXHIBITION: Bhakti Baxter: Returning What Was Borrowed
Exhibit runs through January 18, 2015
In Bhakti Baxter’s work, familiar day-to-day objects take on new roles that no longer conform to the purposes of design but rather the inherent physical properties contained in the materials of these objects. More info

EXHIBITION: Annie Buckley: The People’s Tarot
Exhibit runs through January 18, 2015
This interdisciplinary and participatory project includes original collages, a tarot deck and guidebook, two print editions, and readings. Buckley began The People’s Tarot as a means of integrating more intuition into what felt like an increasingly analytical practice. More info

EXHIBITION: yardbird records pop-up record store installation curated by Michael Dean
Exhibit runs through January 18, 2015
Michael Dean, who goes by the lowercase sobriquet dj yard, will transform the Project Room into a pop-up record store. Dean, propriator of Hallandale-based yardbird records, is one of the best purveyors of vintage vinyl in South Florida. More info

Recurring Events

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Monday • 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Bring your chairs, bring your blankets and of course bring your appetite! Select from over 20 different food trucks. FREE admission. Menu prices vary.


ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Friday • 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The best FREE family social event in town featuring a bounce house, face painters & more!

Information: 954-921-3500

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Friday • 8:00 p.m.

A FREE family friendly flick each week. Lawn seating. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair.

November 21: NO MOVIE (Holiday Tree Lighting and USAF Airmen Concert)
November 28: NO MOVIE

December 5: Frozen - PG
December 12: Deck the Halls - PG
December 19: The Santa Clause - PG
December 26: NO MOVIE

January 2: The Nut Job - PG
January 9: Spy Kids 4 - PG
January 16: Pride - PG
January 23: NO MOVIE
January 30: NO MOVIE

February 6: Red Tails - PG-13
February 13: Marley & Me - PG
February 20: Rio 2 - G
February 27: Remember the Titans - PG

March 6: The Lion King - G
March 13: Babe - G
March 20: Apollo 13 - PG
March 27: The Rookie - G

Future titles to be announced

Information: 954-921-3500

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Saturday • 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Get your groove on at ARTSPARK LIVE!, a free concert series dedicated to showcasing South Florida's finest talent in the heart of Downtown Hollywood. Enjoy a variety of musical styles at the ArtsPark Amphitheater.

Upcoming dates/times to be announced.
*Lawn seating. Bring your beach chair or blanket.

Information: 954-921-3500 or

Hollywood Beach Theater
Every Monday-Wednesday • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fridays: Broadwalk Friday Fest
Saturdays: Beach Theatre Bandstand

Dance on the Broadwalk or just enjoy the music. Year-round series features music ranging from easy listening to line dancing to blues, R&B and rock & roll to special theme nights.

Click here for featured performers. Performances are subject to weather conditions.

Information: 954-921-3404

ArtsPark at Young Circle
Every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday • 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Hollywood is home to the centuries old tradition of glassblowing at the ArtsPark in Downtown Hollywood. Master glassblowers perform live demonstrations in the glassblowing studio every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sit comfortably in the theater style viewing area and watch the glassblowers create vessels and sculptures from molten glass that is over 2,000 degrees. Expert artists use the same traditional process that has been around for centuries. There's also a gallery connected to the studio with the latest work on display and available for purchase. Classes for novice to advanced area available for individuals and groups of up to three people.

Information: 607-382-6007 or

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