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
Fri., Oct. 31
​6-9 p.m. ​Halloween-Themed Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
​7-11 p.m. ​Ghosts & Goblins Glow Golf Event ​Easterlin
Sat., Nov. 1
​7 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Scleroderma 5K Walk & Run ​Tradewinds
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​10 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Wellness Rocks the Park ​T.Y.
​11 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Rett Syndrome Walk ​Tradewinds
​2-4 p.m. ​Dirt & Fert ​Secret Woods
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Deerfield Island
Sun., Nov. 2
​call for times ​Jamaican Jerk Festival 5K ​Markham
​10 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Miami Coalition Against Breed-Specific Legislation Barbecue ​T.Y.
Fri., Nov. 7
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Quiet Waters
7:30 a.m. Parks Advisory Board Meeting Secret Woods
6-7 p.m. Full Moon Hike Long Key
Sat., Nov. 8
​8 a.m.-noon ​Food for the Poor 5K Walk/Run for Hunger ​T.Y.
​8:15-10:15 a.m. ​Basic Kayak Class ​West Lake
​9 a.m.-3 p.m. ​NAMI Broward 5K Walk ​Tradewinds
​10-11 a.m. ​Off-Trail Hike ​Long Key
​10 a.m.-4 p.m. ​Nature Crafts for Families ​Long Key
​11 a.m.-3 p.m. ​Fascinating Fish ​Anne Kolb
1 p.m. Butterfly Gardening Workshop at Butterfly World Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Helene Klein
Sun., Nov. 9
​7-11 a.m. ​South Florida Racewalkers ​Tradewinds
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Nature Crafts for Families ​Long Key
​10 a.m.-10 p.m. ​Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival ​Markham
​noon-4 p.m. ​City of Hollywood Mayor's Veterans Barbecue ​T.Y.
​2-4 p.m. ​Music at the Mangrove:
Robert Grabowski Jazz Trio
​Anne Kolb
Tues., Nov. 11
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Nature Crafts for Families ​Long Key
Wed., Nov. 12
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
Thurs., Nov. 13
​5:30 p.m. ​Health Care Reform Seminar ​Roosevelt Gardens
Fri., Nov. 14
​6-9 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
7-9:30 p.m. Teen Social: Western Hoedown
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
Tree Tops
Sat., Nov. 15
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Calling All Florida Wild Turkeys Everglades Holiday
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Everyday Green Expo Quiet Waters
​6-9 p.m. Fantasy of Lights 5K Run/Walk ​Tradewinds
Sat.-Sun., Nov. 15-16
​10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ​Camelot Days Medieval Festival ​​T.Y.
Sun., Nov. 16
noon-1 p.m. Nature Lecture Series: Snakes Fern Forest
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
​3-4:30 p.m. ​Family Fun Nature Series: Be a Good Angler! ​Anne Kolb
​6-8 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Light Bike Through the Light ​Tradewinds
Wed., Nov. 19
4 p.m. Monthly Exercise Demo at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
Fri., Nov. 21
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights Opens ​Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Family Night Hike Fern Forest
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Easterlin
Sat., Nov. 22
​8:15-10:15 a.m. ​Paddling EcoTour ​West Lake
​9:30-11:30 a.m. ​Family Volunteer Day ​Long Key
​10 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Markham Park Target Range 30th Anniversary Celebration ​Markham Park
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sat.-Sun., Nov. 22-23
​10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ​Camelot Days Medieval Festival ​T.Y.
Sun., Nov. 23
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​2 Million Dogs, 2 Miles ​T.Y.
noon-1 p.m. Nature Lecture Series: Spiders Fern Forest
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Mon., Nov. 24
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Nov. 25
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Nov. 26
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
​Thurs., Nov. 27 ALL PARKS OPEN: Holiday Gate Admission Fee in Effect ($1.50/person)
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Fri., Nov. 28 ALL PARKS CLOSED
​6-10 p.m. EXCEPTION: Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sat., Nov. 29
​7-9 a.m. ​Turkey Trot Triathlon & Duathlon ​Tradewinds
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:15-10:15 a.m. ​Basic Kayak Class ​West Lake
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sat.-Sun., Nov. 29-30
​8 a.m.-8 p.m. ​Hurricane Showdown Softball Tournament ​Tradewinds
Sun., Nov. 30
​10-11 a.m. ​Guided Nature Hike ​Long Key
noon-1 p.m. Nature Lecture Series:
Dangerous Plants, Animals, & Insects
Fern Forest
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Mon., Dec. 1
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Dec. 2
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Dec. 3
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Thurs., Dec. 4
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Thurs.-Sat., Dec. 4-6
​8 a.m.-10 p.m. ​Florida Southeast Cricket Tournament ​Tradewinds
Thurs.-Sun., Dec. 4-7
​9 a.m.-10 p.m. ​Cricket Council USA ​Central Broward Regional
Fri., Dec. 5
7:30 a.m. Parks Advisory Board Meeting Fern Forest
6-7 p.m. Full Moon Hike Long Key
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sat., Dec. 6
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. ​Synergy Dragon Boat Races ​T.Y.
​11 a.m.-3 p.m. ​Take a Look in a Nature Book ​Anne Kolb
​2-4 p.m. ​H2O To Grow ​Secret Woods
6-7 p.m. Full Moon Hike Pine Island Ridge
6-7 p.m. Night Hike Secret Woods
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
​6:30-8:30 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
7-8 p.m. Night Hike Deerfield Island
Sun., Dec. 7
call for times Toys in the Sun Run Markham
​7 a.m.-noon ​Gold Coast Runners 5K Run ​T.Y.
10 a.m. Mommy & Me Yoga (ages 6 months-3 years) Fern Forest
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Mon., Dec. 8
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Dec. 9
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Dec. 10
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Thurs., Dec. 11
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Fri., Dec. 12
6-10 p.m. Holiday Fantasy of Lights Tradewinds
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​Quiet Waters
Sat., Dec. 13
​7-10 a.m. ​Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk ​Tradewinds
​8:15-10:15 a.m. ​Canoe Class ​West Lake
​9 a.m.-2 p.m. ​Meggan Morency Ride-a-Thon ​Tradewinds
​10-11 a.m. ​Nature Crafts for Kids ​Long Key
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Interwoven Currents Collaborative Art Banner Program ​Anne Kolb
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
7-8 p.m. Nature at Night Hike Woodmont
Sat.-Sun., Dec. 13-14
​9 a.m.-6 p.m. ​Lacrosse Tournament ​Tradewinds
Sun., Dec. 14
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
​8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mountain Bike Trail Demo Day​ ​Quiet Waters
​2-4 p.m. ​Music at the Mangrove
Holiday Jazz Concert
​Anne Kolb
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Mon., Dec. 15
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Dec. 16
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Dec. 17
4 p.m. Celebration of Health at Memorial Fitness Zone T.Y.
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Thurs., Dec. 18
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Fri., Dec. 19
​10 a.m.-1 p.m. ​Fun Friday Nature ​Long Key
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​6-9 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
7-9 p.m. An Evening w/ the Stars Astronomy Program Fern Forest
Sat., Dec. 20
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
8:30 & 10 a.m. Saturday Safari: Santa Bob Claus Everglades Holiday
​6-8 p.m. ​Celebrate Solstice Family Night ​Long Key
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sun., Dec. 21
​call for times ​In the Zone Levee 5 & 10K ​Markham
​2-5 p.m. ​Winter Moneyland ​Roosevelt Gardens
2:30-4:30 p.m. Family/Team Shutterbug Photo Hunt Fern Forest
​3-4:30 p.m. ​Family Fun Series: Art & Nature ​Anne Kolb
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Mon., Dec. 22
​2-3 p.m. ​Family Exhibit Hall Tour ​Anne Kolb
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Dec. 23
​9-11 a.m. ​Basic Kayak Class ​West Lake
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Dec. 24
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Thurs., Dec. 25 ALL PARKS CLOSED
​6-10 p.m. EXCEPTION: Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Fri., Dec. 26
​8 a.m.-6 p.m. ​Chip-a-Tree Program Begins ​Multiple parks
​5:30-6:30 p.m. ​Winter Walk ​Secret Woods
Sat., Dec. 27
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​5:30-6:30 p.m. ​Winter Walk ​Secret Woods
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sun., Dec. 28
​10-11 a.m. ​Guided Nature Hike ​Long Key
​2-4 p.m. ​Krafting With Kay ​Secret Woods
​5:30-6:30 p.m. ​Winter Walk ​Secret Woods
6-10 p.m. Holiday Fantasy of Lights Tradewinds
Mon., Dec. 29
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Tues., Dec. 30
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Wed., Dec. 31
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
2015
Thurs., Jan. 1 ​ALL PARKS OPEN: Holiday Gate Fee in Effect ($1.50/person)
​10 a.m.-noon ​Paddling EcoTour ​West Lake
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Fri., Jan. 2
​6-10 p.m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights ​Tradewinds
Sat., Jan. 3
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
​6-10 p..m. ​Holiday Fantasy of Lights Ends ​Tradewinds
Sun., Jan. 4
​5-7 p.m. ​Moonlight Paddle ​West Lake
Fri., Jan. 9
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Sun., Jan. 11
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Jan. 16
​5:30-7:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
​6-9 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
Sat., Jan. 17
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
Sun., Jan. 18
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Quiet Waters
Fri., Jan. 23
​noon-2 p.m. ​Lunch & Learn Nature Series for Adults: History & Prehistory of the New River ​Anne Kolb
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Easterlin
​7-10 p.m. ​Winter Wonderland Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Quiet Waters
Sat., Jan. 31
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
Fri., Feb. 6
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Sat., Feb. 7
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
Sun., Feb. 8
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Feb. 13
​6-9 p.m. ​Family Hayride & Campfire ​T.Y.
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
7-9:30 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
Sun., Feb. 22
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Tradewinds
Sat., Feb. 28
​9 a.m.-noon ​Native Plant Sale ​Anne Kolb
Fri., Mar. 6
7-9:30 p.m. Family Hayride & Campfire Tradewinds
Sat., Mar. 7
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
Sun., Mar. 8
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Mar. 20
​noon-2 p.m. ​Lunch & Learn Nature Series for Adults: Sink or Swim - Sea Level Rise in Broward County ​Anne Kolb
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
Sat., Mar. 21
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
Sun., Mar. 22
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Tradewinds
Sat., Apr. 4
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
Sat., Apr. 11
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
Sun., Apr. 12
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
Fri., Apr. 17
​7:30-9:30 p.m. ​Sunset Kayak & Stroll ​Deerfield Island
Fri., Apr. 24
​7-10 p.m. ​Spring Fling Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Sunrise Civic Center
Sun., Apr. 26
​first light-1 p.m. ​Junior Bass Tournament Trail
(ages 12-17)
​Quiet Waters
Sat., May 2
​8-9 a.m. ​Bald Eagle Walk & Watch ​Quiet Waters
​8:30-10:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Deerfield Island
Sun., May 10
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
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
Sun., June 14
​7:30 a.m. ​Bird Walk ​Tall Cypress
Fri., July 17
​7-10 p.m. ​Summer Social Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Fri., Aug. 14
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Back-to-School Dance (ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities) ​Sunrise Civic Center
Fri., Oct. 16
​7-10 p.m. ​Fall Frolic Dance
(ages 18+ w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops
Fri., Nov. 13
​7-9:30 p.m. ​Teen Social: Western Hoedown
(ages 13-21 w/ developmental disabilities)
​Tree Tops

 

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.