South Florida Events – May 2024

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Author: Rich Barnhart

Featured Events for May 2024

Check out our featured local events from Fort Lauderdale to Key West to the Palm Beaches and beyond. Looking for more South Florida Events? Check out our Local South Florida Events Calendar.


May 5th – 7th, West Palm Beach

This is not just your typical multi-stage music festival. Enjoy the Floating Cocktail Bar, Ford’s Blue Lounge, the Creative Arts Village and The Eatery on Flagler Drive. SunFest is also proud partner of the BYOBottle Campaign, a music industry effort to reduce plastic waste by promoting reusable water bottles and water refill stations at SunFest. 

Sunfest Website

Miami Grand Prix

May 5th – 7th, Hard Rock Stadium

This is a one of a kind Formula One event at the Seminole Hard Rock Stadium. Experience the thrill of F1 racing while enjoying amazing culinary delights, live music and Miami’s cultural scene.

Miami Grand Prix Website

Fort Lauderdale Air Show

May 11th – 12th

This year’s performers include the US Air Force Thunderbirds, Ghost Squadron, A-10 Thunderbolt, F-18 Rhino and more. Don’t miss the Red Bull show featuring the Red Bull Helicopter, Red Bull Air Force and Kevin Coleman!

Fort Lauderdale Air Show Website

Great American Beach Party

May 25th, Fort Lauderdale Beach

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend on the Beach. This is a free, family-friendly event on Fort Lauderdale Beach including live bands, water slides, a kids zone, a classic car show, an art show, a sand sculpting contest, a SOCOM Para-Commandos parachute jump, a military tribute, the Walk of Fame ceremony, vendors, exhibitors, and so much more!

Beach Party Website

Recurring Local Events

Check out our full events calendar for these recurring events and more…

  • Friday – Live Music at Gulfstream Park, Dangerous Minds Brewing, Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe, Crazy Uncle Mikes and more!
  • Saturday – Las Olas Oceanside Park Market, Yoga and Yolks at Shooters Waterfront, Live Music at Gulfstream Park and Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe, Plantation Farmers Market, West Palm Beach Green Market
  • Sunday – Jazz Brunch 1st Sunday in Esplanade Park, Las Olas Oceanside Park Market, Mermaids and Mimosas at B Ocean, Yoga and Beer at LauderAle Brewery, New River Open Air Market in Fort Lauderdale
  • Monday – Gears and Beers at Tarpon River Brewing, Game Night at Gulfstream Brewing in Fort Lauderdale
  • Tuesday – Half price bottles of wine at Coconuts and Foxy Brown, Taco Tuesday Everywhere!
  • Wednesday – Trivia at LauderAle Brewing, Distillery Tours at Shady Distillery, Live Music at Johnnie Browns in Delray Beach and Papas Raw Bar in Lighthouse Point
  • Thursday – Flagler Village Social at Sistrunk Marketplace, Mark Zaden Live at The Beachcomber in Pompano Beach
Blog Author:

Rich Barnhart

Rich is the broker and owner of By The Sea Realty and a frequent contributor to the company's real estate blog.

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