The best Valentine’s Day gifts won’t be found in a box this year. From romantic dinners to relaxing spa treatments to moonlit strolls or sleeping under the stars, it’s as if Fort Lauderdale Beach was made for love – after all, even the water kisses the shore.
And whether your passions run the gamut from gourmet dining to heart-pumping adventures, you’ll find many ways to celebrate the spirit of togetherness the whole month of February with the ones you love.
Check out our list of Cupid-approved Valentine’s Weekend events and Bookmark the page for updates on hotel, restaurant and attraction specials, inviting you to come fall in love on Fort Lauderdale Beach all over again.
Thursday, February 11
LO/OP Fitness Yoga Instructor, Lisa Pumper, invites you to an all-levels yoga flow class on the rooftop of the Las Olas Beach Garage. Restore and renew your body, mind and spirit as the sun sets over the city skyline and ushers in the new moon. The evening promises a star-filled night of selfcare & love, set to a melodic fusion of blues, jazz and soul seasoned with Afro-Cuban & Caribbean rhythms, performed by composer/arranger/guitarist, Eddy Balzola. The session will wind down with a New Moon Meditation and Manifesting to settle your thoughts and set your intentions followed by a sip social to connect. View Details and Ticket Information.
Friday, February 12
60+ minutes Oceanfront Power Yoga Flow with Lisa Pumper, emphasizes postures, breathing, meditation to cool musical beats. This is a casual & inviting environment where every level, color, shape and size is welcOMe!
Mid-Trail Walk at Birch State Park
This 2 mile walk will commence at the Ranger Station (front entrance) of the park and guide guests past the famous Gopher Tortoise habitat. The trail walk will commence approximately half a mile up the main loop drive along what used to be called the “Exotic Trail.” The Mid Trail now features an assortment of Native and non-Native plants. Guests will receive a broad historical overview of the park and hear about the importance of balanced ecosystems in South Florida. View Details
For the Love of Charity
Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center invites you to share the love this Valentine’s Day weekend at “For the Love of Charity” on Friday, February 12th. Kick off your Valentine’s Day weekend with your choice of a pop-up picnic package outdoors on the intracoastal or opt to stay at home and receive a delicious, romantic meal for you and someone you love. The evening will also feature live music and a luxury raffle with a very special prize! Of course, proceeds from all packages benefit the children and families at Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. It’s all For the Love of Charity!
View Complete Details at childrensdiagnostic.com/LOC
Saturday, February 13
Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers Market + Yoga on the Lawn
The Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques and Artisan Market features an eclectic array of traditional market fare. Visitors will delight in a fine selection of fresh produce, cheese, baked items, apothecary items, handmade goods, jewelry and more. Coinciding at 10:30 is Yoga on the Lawn with Lisa Pumper, founder of the South Florida Yoga Community. View Details
Mini Watercolor Workshop
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens Artist series presents this day long educational workshop in the art of watercolor painting. It’s a fast way to start a painting or to get special effects in one area of a painting. The instructor will give a slide show, a demo, and show examples of finished work. Students will work on a series of experiments and then create a work of art. View Details
Marine Conservation and Coral Reefs
Eco-Conscious Diver is a community, learning resource center, lifestyle brand and podcast, illuminating our paths to Eco-Conscious Diving, overall sustainability and healthy planet for future generations. The day-long class, in partnership with Sea Experience, features a classroom session + two dives and air tanks. To learn more, visit www.eco-consciousdiver.com
Sunday, February 14
LOVE IS IN THE AIR: A Valentine’s Affaire
Following on the footsteps of the 2020 Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal, Love Is In the Air takes the celebration of love to new heights, high atop the rooftop at the Las Olas Beach Garage. Whether you choose to celebrate with your significant other, friendship with your squad, or gain ideas for your over-COVID “I DO over” blow out wedding, the event combines tasty treats, spirited sips, live music, a specially curated artisan market, wedding vendors and the opportunity to have a micro-wedding or renew your vows on Valentine’s Day 2021 at sunset. View Details
Sunday, February 21
Fur the Love Pet Fest
The inaugural FUR THE LOVE PET FEST is a celebration of Fort Lauderdale’s love for their furry companions and a day of four-legged fun, hosted by our very own, Tour with Teddy host and Ana, his mom to benefit Good Karma Pet Rescue, and some pretty amazing pets! Bring your pooches* and participate in activities including contests, demonstrations, training sessions, selfie stations and so much more! There will be food trucks, a curated vendor market, kissing booth, raffle prizes, live entertainment and a pet adoption tent for the two-legged to enjoy at the new Las Olas Promenade & Park. View Details