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Throughout the Month

Fun throughout the month of October, including ways to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Pretty in Pink

  • When: Through October
  • Where: Sugar Factory
  • What: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sugar Factory offers the Pretty in Pink milkshake;  $1 of every milkshake sold will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Info: sugarfactory.com/location/ocean-drive-miami


B Pink

  • When: Through Oct. 31
  • Where: B Ocean Resort, Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • What: B Ocean Resort offers signature pink cocktails, the Berry Rose Mojito (pictured above) and the Melon Blush Margarita and donates $1 for every pink cocktail sold to American Cancer Society.
  • Info: bhotelsandresorts.com/b-ocean


Mixed Drink, Mug and Munchie

  • When: Throughout October
  • Where: KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
  • What: Everyday in October, KINGS offers the Pops Rock Martini (pictured) for $5.99, a 32-ounce mug of Sam Seasonal for $8.99 and a Brats and Bites plaeers (pretzel, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and more) for $9.99.
  • Info: kings-de.com/miami-doral


ArtHeart Exhibit

  • When: Through Oct. 27
  • Where: Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
    Pompano Beach
  • What: ArtHeart Artist Group and Ali Cultural Arts collaborate in this exhibit of new and established artists such as Daniel Garcia, Jacalyn Gmoch and Nathalie Hernandez (work pictured right).
  • Info: aliarts.org


Save the Boobies: Bras Across The Balcony

  • When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Balcony, 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Every Sunday this month, The Balcony will host its Revitalize Sunday Rooftop Brunch Party: Save the Boobies ? Bras Across The Balcony to raise funds for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of University of Miami Health System. During the events, $1 from every drink purchased during this event to be donated and additional donations. Pink feather boas are available for a $5 donation and breast cancer fighters and survivors receive a complimentary glass of rose.
  • Info: RSVP to reserve your table by calling The Balcony at (754) 200-6344; facebook.com/events/547187255724065; TheBalconyonLasOlas.com



Friday, October 26

Pre-Halloween fun.


Halloween Bash

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill Fort Lauderdale, 3115 NE 32 Ave.
  • What: Bokamper’s fifth annual party, hosted by iHeartMedia and  BIG 105.9’s The Paul Castronovo Show, features live DJ, Halloween drink specials, signature cocktails and a notoriously competitive costume contest with $10,000 worth of prizes. For ages 21 and older. 
  • Info: bokampers.com/fort-lauderdale


Spirits of Stranahan House Halloween Ghost Tours

  • When: Oct. 26, 29 & 30
  • Where: Stranahan House Museum, 335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Explore the secrets of the historic Stranahan House.
  • Info: stranahanhouse.org


Is It Haunted?

  • When: 7-9 p.m.
  • Where: Old Davie School Historical Museum, 6650 Griffin Road, Davie
  • What: Celebrate Halloween early with spooky family activities and a flashlight exploration of the old schoolhouse.
  • Info: olddavieschool.org


Haunted Ballet

  • When: 8 & 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Barnacle Historic State Park, 3485 Main Highway Coconut Grove
  • What: The open walk-thru concept features various dances performed across the five-acre property that have been choreographed by a group of Miami’s most talented artists. The dancers are portraying fictional characters based on the history of Coconut Grove.
  • Info: thehauntedballet.com; buy tickets here.


Colin Jost

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bailey Hall
  • What: The Emmy-winning “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer returns to South Florida for an evening of comedy.
  • Info: baileyhall.org



Saturday, October 27

Dance. Sing. Celebrate.


Miami City Ballet: Company B

  • When: Oct. 27-28
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The company starts the season with Balanchine’s “Concert Barocco,” and “Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2,” as well as “Company B” by Paul Taylor, set to favorite songs by The Andrews Sisters.
  • Info: browardcenter.org


Spooky Science Monster Mash

  • When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Frost Museum of Science, 1101 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: Experiments, live science shows and demonstrations, underwater pumpkin carving and more. Free with museum admission.
  • Info: frostscience.org/event/spooky-science


Lynn Philharmonia No. 2

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Wold Performing Arts Center
  • What: The orchestra’s second program of the season sees it performing Mozart, Saint-Saëns and a world premiere by the winner of the 2018 Lynn Composition Competition.
  • Info: lynn.edu


Dana Eagle

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Mizner Park Comedy Club, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton
  • What: The comedian’s career has taken her from late-night shows and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” to the Middle East to perform for the troops.
  • Info: bocadanaeagle.eventbrite.com


Halloween Bash

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Beach House Pompano at 270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd. and Brimstone Woodfire Grill at 14575 SW Fifth St.
  • What: The Wizard of Oz themed parties features drink specials, live entertainment and a “live” wall filled with sweet surprises.
  • Info: brimstonewoodfiregrill.combeachhousepompano.com


Aaron Lewis

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
  • What: The singer made a splash in the country music scene with his debut single “Country Boy” after fronting alternative metal band Staind.
  • Info: casinococo.com


Lindsey Buckingham

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Adrienne Arsht Center
  • What: The former Fleetwood Mac guitarist and songwriter performs favorites from the band.
  • Info: arshtcenter.org



Sunday, October 28

Get ready for Halloween with shows and events.



  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Amp, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach
  • What: If you’ve blessed the rains down in Africa, come see the band whose hits have helped shape pop culture.
  • Info: theamppompano.org


Adam Devine

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Coral Springs Center for the Arts
  • What: The affable comedian known for his roles in “Modern Family,” “Pitch Perfect” and “Workaholics” brings his “Weird Life” tour to town
  • Info: thecentercs.com


A Princely Affair

  • When: Noon
  • Where: Boca Raton Resort and Club, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton
  • What: The Boca Ballet Theatre Guild presents its 27th annual luncheon and with prizes, auctions and dance performances.
  • Info: bocaballet.org


Organic Beauty and Wellness Festival

  • When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Boca Marriott, 5150 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton
  • What: The ultimate event for the health-conscious, the exhibit features vendors such as spas, wellness providers, cosmetic companies, gyms and more along with organic food, yoga and Pilates, nutritional workshops and more.
  • Info: obwfestival.com



Bonus: Wednesday, Oct. 31

Get your spooks and scares at these Halloween parties.


Alice in 1Derland Halloween Party

  • When: 9 p.m.-late
  • Where: 1 Hotel South Beach
  • What: The party features include enlarged mushrooms, cards and chess games, a photobooth with props to capture your group’s Halloween costumes, cages for dancers and guests to get in, birdcage chairs and decorations. Wear costumes! Event for those 21 and older.
  • Info: RSVP at [email protected]


Halloween “Yappy” Hour // Canine and Companions Costume Contest

  • When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Portico at The Diplomat Beach Resort
  • What: The waterfront beer and wine garden hosts a fun event for dogs and pet owners. Slip a costume on your pup and enter them in the Canine and Companions Costume Contest. As dogs explore the Diplomat Landing area, guests can enjoy $5 food, drinks and well liquor cocktails.
  • Info: diplomatresort.com


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