With Thanksgiving in Fort Lauderdale coming up, preparations for the holiday season might seem daunting. If you want to get out of the house to procrastinate getting prepared, these events in Fort Lauderdale are perfect for any age participant looking to have some fun this weekend.

Check out the top things to do in Fort Lauderdale this weekend if you want to have some pre-Thanksgiving fun this November. For more things to do, like New Year's Eve in Fort Lauderdale, 954Area is your go-to guide for all local fun.

2019 Light up the Galt

2019 Light up the Galt

on Thursday, 21 Nov, 4:00 PM
at Vinos On Galt Mile
3312 Northeast 32nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Attending Interested

November 21 from 4pm on, Northbeach Neighborhood (Vinos on Galt & 33rd street) are hosting a block party, sponsored by the City of Ft. Lauderdale.

Holiday Fantasy of Lights

Holiday Fantasy of Lights

on Thursday, 21 Nov, 4:00 PM
at Tradewinds Park
3600 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
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Tradewinds Park is once again a fantasy of color, lights and design this holiday season. The Holiday Fantasy of Lights, Broward County's spectacular drive-thru holiday lighting event is returning to Coconut Creek for 2019, from Nov. 21- Jan. 1.

One of the Largest Tree Lighting Ceremonies in South Florida Returns to Shops at Merrick Park on November 21 With More Holiday Magic and Majesty

One of the Largest Tree Lighting Ceremonies in South Florida Returns to Shops at Merrick Park on November 21 With More Holiday Magic and Majesty

on Thursday, 21 Nov, 6:00 PM
at Shops at Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Attending Interested

Shops at Merrick Park will present its 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa’s Arrival, sponsored by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, on Thursday, November 21, at 6 p.m.

10th Annual Light Up MLK

10th Annual Light Up MLK

on Saturday, 23 Nov, 5:00 PM
at Annie Adderly Gills Park
33060, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Attending Interested

SAVE THE DATE!

One Love Bahamas Benefit Concert

One Love Bahamas Benefit Concert

on Saturday, 23 Nov, 9:00 AM
at Pompano Beach Amphitheater - The Amp
1806 NE 6th St, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Attending Interested

The City of Pompano Beach, Shipwreck Park and Florida based concert and festival promoters are working together in support of the Bahamas to host One Love Bahamas a benefit concert to aid recovery and rebuilding efforts in the Bahamas.

Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford

Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford

on Saturday, 23 Nov, 11:00 AM
at Ft Lauderdale Beach Park
1100 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Attending Interested

104.3 The Shark presents an alternative music invasion - Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford - Saturday, Nov. 23rd + Sunday Nov. 24th, 2019 on Fort Lauderdale Beach!

FSU Bar Crawl

FSU Bar Crawl

on Saturday, 23 Nov, 4:00 PM
at Township FTL
219 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Attending Interested

FSU BAR CRAWL - CURRENT & ALUMNI SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 - 4PM TO 7PM

Sara Bareilles: Amidst The Chaos Tour 2019

Sara Bareilles: Amidst The Chaos Tour 2019

on Saturday, 23 Nov, 8:00 PM
at BB&T Center
1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise, FL 33323
Attending Interested

A $6.00 per ticket Traffic Control Fee will be included in the listed Service Fee upon payment for this event.

Ft. Lauderdale Art, Food, and Flea

Ft. Lauderdale Art, Food, and Flea

on Sunday, 24 Nov, 11:00 AM
at
535 NE 13th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Attending Interested

Ft. Lauderdale Art, Food, and Flea