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What’s New in Greater Fort Lauderdale

by Katie Skrzek

Jul 19, 2023

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Head to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for your family travel this summer. Check out these activities and promotions:


Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center reopened in late 2022 following a $47 million renovation. The expansion includes five swimming pools and an 88-foot dive tower with springboard and nine platform levels.


Purchase the South Florida Adventure Pass and gain unlimited entry to four popular attractions (Butterfly World, Flamingo Gardens, Museum of Discovery & Science and Sawgrass Recreation Park) through Sept. 30. Tickets cost $55 for adults and $45 for children ages 3–12. Sign up for the Show Your Badge program for special savings at additional attractions, restaurants and retailers.


Check out Pompano Beach Toy Library. Local Girl Scout Troop 10276 created the library on Pompano Beach, where children can play with the selection of toys during their visit, free of charge.


Explore Greater Fort Lauderdale’s dining scene during Dine Out Lauderdale. Participating restaurants throughout the area offer three-course, fixed-price menus for $45, $55 or $75. The offer is available Aug. 1–31. Visitors may also visit Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort for its special summer happy hour deals. Enjoy a variety of food and beverage specials, including buy-one-get-one tacos and wine down Wednesday.


Still looking for more summer fun? Check out Visit Lauderdale’s 101 Days of Summer offerings, full of 101 local activities and experiences.


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