Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Many parks have their own Monthly or Quarterly Calendar pages. Consult these pages and the monthly Highlights and Nearby Nature newsletters for additional information.

Effective March 1, 2013, Florida sales tax is applicable to most fees. The parks' regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) is not affected. Call the park of your choice to confirm fees and registration requirements - preregistration is required for many programs.

Date/Time Activity  Park
Sat., Jan. 31
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Tues., Feb. 3
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​West Lake Tour ​West Lake
​6-7 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Wed., Feb. 4
​5:30-7 p.m. Sunset Nature Walk​: In the Sky ​Miramar Pineland
Fri., Feb. 6
​6-9 p.m. ​Senior Red and White Ball ​Urban League of Broward County
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Sat., Feb. 7
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​10 a.m.-3 p.m. ​Camp Connections: Spring & Summer Fun Expo ​Tradewinds
​7-8 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Deerfield Island
Sat.-Sun., Feb. 7-8
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival:
Swashbucklers & Sirens
​Quiet Waters
Sun., Feb. 8
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​5:30-7 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk: In the Sky ​Miramar Pineland
Mon., Feb. 9
​call for times ​Spring Softball Season Registration Ends ​Tradewinds
Thurs., Feb. 12
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Fri., Feb. 13
​6-9 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
Sat., Feb. 14
​7-8 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat.-Sun., Feb. 14-15
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival: Time Travelers ​Quiet Waters
Sun., Feb. 15
​10 a.m.-3 p.m. ​Dog Bowl ​T.Y.
​2-3:30 p.m. ​Music at the Mangrove:
Miami International Piano Festival
​Anne Kolb
Mon., Feb. 16
​call for times ​Spring Softball Season Begins ​Tradewinds
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival: Time Travelers ​Quiet Waters
Fri., Feb. 20
​noon-2 p.m. ​Lunch & Learn Nature Series for Adults: Hope & Help for Wildlife - The South Florida Wildlife Center ​Anne Kolb
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Fern Forest
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Sounds of the '70s
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Anne Kolb
Sat., Feb. 21
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Frog Fun ​Everglades Holiday
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Woodmont
Sat.-Sun., Feb. 21-22 ​Florida Renaissance Festival: Bodacious Bodices ​Quiet Waters
Sun., Feb. 22
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Tradewinds
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Canoe/Tandem Kayak Class ​West Lake
Fri., Feb. 27
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Friday Night Social
(adults living with mental illness)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Feb. 28
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
​9 a.m.-noon ​Native Plant Sale ​Anne Kolb
​4-6 p.m. ​Broward Nature Bike & Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Sat., Feb. 28-Sun., Mar. 1
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival:
Black Ships & The Silk Road
​Quiet Waters
Wed., Mar. 4
​5:30-7 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
Wind in the Trees
​Miramar Pineland
Fri., Mar. 6
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Sat., Mar. 7
​8 a.m. ​Waterway Cleanup ​Anne Zolb
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
​7-8 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Deerfield Island
Sat.-Sun., Mar. 7-8
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival: Fantasy & Fables ​Quiet Waters
Sun., Mar. 8
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​6-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
Wind in the Trees
​Miramar Pineland
Mon., Mar. 9
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​West Lake Tour ​West Lake
Fri., Mar. 13
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Go Green Dance
ages 13-22 with developmental disabilities)
​Tamarac Community Center
Sat., Mar. 14
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Hillsboro Pineland
Sat.-Sun., Mar. 14-15
​10 a.m.-sunset ​Florida Renaissance Festival: Celtic ​Quiet Waters
Mon.-Thurs., Mar. 16-19
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Spring Break Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Fri., Mar. 20
​noon-2 p.m. ​Lunch & Learn Nature Series for Adults: Sink or Swim - Sea Level Rise in Broward County ​Anne Kolb
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
Sat., Mar. 21
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Find Your Pot-o-Gold ​Everglades Holiday
Sun., Mar. 22
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Tradewinds
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Mon.-Thurs., Mar. 23-26
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Spring Break Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Sat., Mar. 28
​4-6 p.m. ​Broward Nature Bike & Hike ​Turtle Run
Sun., Mar. 29
​2-3:30 p.m. ​Music at the Mangrove: Local Chamber Music ​Anne Kolb
Fri., Apr. 3
​7:30-8:30 p.m. ​Night Hike by the Seashore ​Hollywood North Beach
Sat., Apr. 4
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​6:30-8:30 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Wed., Apr. 8
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
Below Our Feet
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., Apr. 11
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Go Native Plant Sale ​Secret Woods
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Deerfield Island
Sun., Apr. 12
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
Below Our Feet
​Miramar Pineland
Fri., Apr. 17
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Apr. 18
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Easter Marsh Bunny ​Everglades Holiday
Sun., Apr. 19
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Snakes ​Fern Forest
Tues., Apr. 21
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Fri., Apr. 24
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Canoe/Tandem Kayak Class ​West Lake
​7-10 p.m. ​Spring Fling Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Sunrise Civic Center
Sat., Apr. 25
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Spring Into Gardening Native Plant Sale ​Fern Forest
​4-6 p.m. ​Broward Nature Bike & Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Sun., Apr. 26
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Quiet Waters
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Spiders ​Fern Forest
Sat., May 2
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​7-9 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Deerfield Island
Sun., May 3
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series:
Dangerous Plants, Animals, and Insects
​Fern Forest
Wed., May 6
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
The Bee's Knees
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., May 9
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sun., May 10
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
The Bee's Knees
​Miramar Pineland
Fri., May 15
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Hawaiian Luau
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Fern Forest
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat., May 16
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Butterflies in Bloom ​Everglades Holiday
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Pine Island Ridge
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Helene Klein
Sun., May 17
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​West Lake Tour ​West Lake
Sat., May 23
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sat., May 30
​4-6 p.m. ​Broward Nature Bike & Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Tues., June 2
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
Wed., June 3
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
The Secret Language of Leaves
​Miramar Pineland
Sat., June 6
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Sun., June 7
​7:30-9 p.m. ​Sunset Nature Walk:
The Secret Language of Leaves
​Miramar Pineland
Mon.-Thurs.,
June 8-11
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Buckaroos One-Day Summer Horse Camps ​Tradewinds
Fri., June 12
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Friday Night Social
(adults living with mental illness)
​Anne Kolb
Sun., June 14
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Canoe/Tandem Kayak Class ​West Lake
Mon.-Tues., June 15-16
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trotters Two-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Wed.-Thurs., June 17-18
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trotters Two-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Fri., June 19
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat., June 20
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​West Lake Tour ​West Lake
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Create Your Own Marsh Animal
​Everglades Holiday
Sun., June 21
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Kayak Class ​West Lake
Mon.-Tues., June 22-23
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trotters Two-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Wed.-Thurs., June 24-25
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trotters Two-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Sat., June 27
​4-6 p.m. ​Broward Nature Bike & Hike ​Turtle Run
Mon.-Thurs., July 6-9
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trailblazers Four-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Mon.-Thurs., July 13-16
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trailblazers Four-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Fri., July 17
​7-10 p.m. ​Summer Social Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Sat., July 18
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Marsh Landing ​Everglades Holiday
Mon.-Thurs., July 20-23
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Trailblazers Four-Day Summer Horse Camp ​Tradewinds
Fri., July 31
​8-9 p.m. ​Once-in-a-Blue-Moon Hike ​Long Key
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 3-6
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Horsemasters Advanced Four-Day
Summer Horse Camp
​Tradewinds
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 10-13
​8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Horsemasters Advanced Four-Day
Summer Horse Camp
​Tradewinds
Fri., Aug. 14
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Back-to-School Dance
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Sunrise Civic Center
Sat., Aug. 15
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Solar S'Mores ​Everglades Holiday
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Go Native Plant Sale ​Secret Woods
Fri., Aug. 28
​8-9 p.m. ​Full Moon Hike ​Long Key
Mon., Aug. 31
​7:30-8:30 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Sat., Sept. 12
​9 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Fall Into Foliage Native Plant Sale ​Fern Forest
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Sept. 18
​7:30-8:30 p.m. ​Night Hike by the Seashore ​Hollywood North Beach
​8-9 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Sept. 19
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Bear Huggers ​Everglades Holiday
Fri., Sept. 25
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
Fri., Oct. 2
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Friday Night Social
(adults living with with mental illness)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Oct. 10
​8-9 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Woodmont
Fri., Oct. 16
​7-10 p.m. ​Fall Frolic Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Oct. 17
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Marshes in Double Toil & Trouble
​Everglades Holiday
Tues., Oct. 27
​6:30-7:30 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Secret Woods
Fri., Nov. 13
​6-7 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Long Key
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Western Hoedown
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Sat., Nov. 14
​10 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Go Native Plant Sale ​Quiet Waters
​6-7 p.m. ​Nature at Night Hike ​Pine Island Ridge
Sun., Nov. 15
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Snakes ​Fern Forest
Fri., Nov. 20
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Fern Forest
Sat., Nov. 21
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari:
Calling All Florida Wild Turkeys
​Everglades Holiday
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Hillsboro Pineland
Sun., Nov. 22
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series: Spiders ​Fern Forest
Sun., Nov. 29
​noon ​Nature Lecture Series:
Dangerous Plants, Animals, and Insects
​Fern Forest
Fri., Dec. 11
​6-7 p.m. ​New Moon Hike ​Long Key
Sat., Dec. 12
​7-8 p.m. ​Night Hike ​Saw Palmetto
Fri., Dec. 18
​7:30-9 p.m. ​An Evening With the Stars
Astronomy Program
​Fern Forest
Sat., Dec. 19
​9 a.m. & 10 a.m. ​Science Eye Saturday Safari: Santa Bob Claus ​Everglades Holiday

ALL INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.