LBTS Events

Bugfest 2017 Kickoff

Tuesday July 25, 2017, 7 pm

BugFest-By-The-Sea, the Town’s annual lobster mini-season event, kicks off this year with a Mini-Season Kickoff Party from 7 to 9PM on Tuesday, July 25 at the beautiful Plunge Hotel in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.


Various LBTS Locations

July 25 - 30 2017

BugFest-By-The-Sea, the Town’s annual lobster mini-season dive festival, is July 25-30, 2017. Sponsored by Reef Safe, divers can win prizes and cash in the Great Florida Bug Hunt while family members can enjoy Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s great beaches, oceanfront dining, entertainment district and shopping. For more info, call 954-640-4209.

Speed Painter Dale Henry

Thursday, July 27, 7:30PM

Amazing speed painter Dale Henry will perform at 7:30PM on Thursday, July 27 in Anglin's Square as part of BugFest's 'The Big One Got Away End of Lobster Mini-Season Party.' The free event features food, music by the Scuba Cowboy, drinks, awards for scuba divers and a lobster cooking contest.

Diveheart Benefit Concert

Saturday, July 29, 6:30 to 10:30 PM

Come on out on Saturday, July 29 from 6:30 to 10:30PM for a free concert in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea to benefit Diveheart, a non-profit group that teaches wounded veterans and adults and kids with disabilities how to scuba dive.

3rd Thursdays in Green Turtle Plaza

July 20, August 11 5:00 – 8:00pm

Stroll Green Turtle Plaza, listen to music, enjoy artists and their creations along the walkway.
For more info call Coast Boutique 954-909-2200

Dancing By The Sea

2nd & 4th Sundays until July 23, 2017 - 6:00-8:00 pm

The Beach Pavilion goes into full swing for summer as Danny Carter hosts his popular dance classes on the 2nd and *4th Sunday of the month with free lessons of Swing, Salsa, Tango and Ballroom dance. Great fun for all ages.
May 14 & 18 / June 11 & 25 / July 9 & 23.

BOO By The Sea

Town Plazas

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 3:00 to 6:00pm

Created for kids 2 to 11, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s small business community will host “Boo! By The Sea, A Halloween Stroll” on the last Saturday in October from 3:00 to 6:30 in our plazas “just over the bridge.”

Businesses will have activities and games along our very stroll-friendly walkways – and of course Trick or Treats!- during the afternoon of old-fashioned door to-door Trick or Treating in the west Plazas. (All children must be accompanied by a parent to participate).

Details to follow!

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Veteran's Day Celebration

Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 am

Honor our veterans on November 11 as we salute our American Heroes at Town Hall with the ceremony starting at 10:00 am. THere will be live music and refreshments will be served.

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Anglin’s Square, Commercial Blvd. at El Mar Dr.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tree lighting at 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Santa Arrives at 6:00 pm, followed by Tree Lighting
The Town’s annual Holiday event, is always a wonderful night for the entire family, with Holiday music, dancing, and entertainment in the midst of a festive and expanded Yuletide market – and of course, Santa! Enjoy this family filled night in LBTS. Click to see more.

New! Join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Grand Opening of El Mar Plaza, at 5:00 pm

Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Anglin’s Square , El Mar & Commercial Blvd

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Ring in the New Year with a special celebration with your friends in LBTS! Geared to all ages. Presented by Village Grille, 101 Ocean, Athena’s, Aruba’s, Vincent’s & Mulligans. There are no fireworks. For more information call The Village Grille at 954-776-5092. -

4th of July

El Mar Drive Parade – El Prado Park Family Fun Day – Beach Fireworks

Tuesday July 4, 2017 10 am Parade- 11:30am Family Events - 9 pm Fireworks

Join us all day on the Fourth of July to celebrate our freedom and families

Parade 10 – 11 am
Family Fun Day in El Prado Park 11:30 – 3:00 pm
Fireworks Display 9 :00 - 9:20 pm North of El Prado Park

For more information call LBTS Volunteer Fire Department at 954-640-4250