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10 Fun Things To Do At Night In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Blessed with extensive, gorgeous beaches and fascinating boating canals, Fort Lauderdale is an enchanting city located on the southeastern coast of mesmerizing Florida. It is well-known for its noteworthy culture, arts, and events, and offers you numerous entertaining options that range from shopping at Las Olas Boulevard, exploring historic riverfront, to enjoying the fun of gondola rides on the fascinating canals. Strolling on the beachfront promenade of Fort Lauderdale gifts you a wonderful experience. Also, you can go for hiking into the Everglades and diving into the Atlantic. Besides these, Fort Lauderdale offers you many fun activities which you can enjoy after the sunset. So, if you are wondering how can enjoy exploring this amazing destination in the dark hours, think no further. Check out these exciting things to do at night in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

1. Enjoy seafood and drinks at Southport Raw Bar

Posted by Southport Raw Bar & Restaurant on Sunday, 24 February 2019

If you are fond of eating fresh and scrumptious seafood, you should not visit Southport Raw Bar when spending time in Fort Lauderdale in Florida. Its daily specials are known to feature lip-smacking seafood specialities to savoury desserts at reasonable rates. It also offers a variety of wines. Enjoy having your choice of food and drinks at the dockside patio at night by visiting this outstanding restaurant.

Southport Raw Bar

Address: 1536 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, USA

Website: Southport Raw Bar

Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday: 11 am to 12 am, Thursday to Sunday: 11 am to 2 am

Price: 11 - 30 USD for two people

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2. Catch a movie at Cinema Paradiso

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Posted by Savor Cinema Fort Lauderdale- Formerly Cinema Paradiso on Thursday, 21 February 2019

If you are getting bored at the end of the day wondering how to spend the evening, watching a movie in Cinema Paradiso, a well-known theatre, can be great entertainment. In the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, you can find this amazing movie theatre furnished with plush fabric covered stadium seats and a great sound and lighting system. Order a popcorn and watch your choice of a movie here after the sunset.

Cinema Paradiso

Address: 2008 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL 33020, USA

Website: Cinema Paradiso

Opening hours: Monday & Tuesday: 5 pm to 10.30 pm, Wednesday: 4 pm to 10.30 pm, Thursday: 1 pm to 10.30 pm, Friday to Sunday: 12 pm to 11 pm

Price: 11 - 30 USD for two people

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3. Discover Xtreme Action Park

Posted by Xtreme Action Park on Friday, 16 November 2018

Experience the fun of playing sports and adventures by visiting Xtreme Action Park at night when holidaying in Fort Lauderdale. It is a well-known, biggest indoor entertainment venue in Florida spanning over 200,000 square feet (18580.6 square meters). You can enjoy various sports by visiting Go Kart Racing, Arcade Game Room, Ropes Course Adventure, Bowling Lanes, Trampoline Park, etc., during the dark hours.

Xtreme Action Park

Address: 5300 Powerline Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, USA

Website: Xtreme Action Park

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday: 11 am to 10 pm, Friday & Saturday: 11 am to 12 am

Price: 8 - 20 USD

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4. Experience live jazz at 33rd Street Wine Bar


Are you a fan of jazz music and longing to watch live jazz performance? If yes, you should definitely visit 33rd Street Wine Bar at night during your time in Fort Lauderdale. This venue hosts fabulous jazz bands on the weekends and entertains its audience with amazing jazz performances. Visit this cosy place, order your choice of wine, and enjoy the live jazz performance.

33rd Street Wine Bar

Address: 3337 NE 33rd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, USA

Website: 33rd Street Wine Bar

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 5 pm to 2 am

Price: 31 - 60 USD for two people

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5. Have a good laugh at Broward Center for the Performing Arts


If you want to have a dose of laughter, you should watch a laughter-filled show at Broward Center for the Performing Arts when in Fort Lauderdale. This huge multi-venue comprising entertainment complex and arts centre theatre is located in the centre of the downtown Fort Lauderdale in Florida. Watch quality entertainment and laugh a lot by viewing your choice of the event here at night.

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, USA

Website: Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Opening hours: Evening shows are typically 7:30 pm onwards

Price: 15 - 30 USD

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6. Play a game at Think Escape Games


If you are looking for some team-building games when vacationing at Fort Lauderdale, make sure you visit Think Escapes Games after the sunset. This amusement centre offers you team-building adventure games where individuals are locked in a room with other participants in the game and need to utilize elements of the room to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape from the room in the fixed time limit. Enjoy playing this fun game at Think Escape Games.

Think Escape Games

Address: 2635 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306, USA

Website: Think Escape Games

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday: 2 pm to 10 pm, Friday & Saturday: 12 pm to 12 am

Price: 30 USD

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7. Dance to live music at the Culture Room


Are you looking forward to dancing at vibrant music? If yes, you should certainly visit the Culture Room at night when you are vacationing in Fort Lauderdale. Watch outstanding local bands play live music and dance to the tunes of your favourite music. Get in line to get the glimpse of close views of your favourite local band here. Enjoy an entertaining evening here.

Culture Room

Address: 3045 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306, USA

Website: Culture Room

Opening hours: Evening shows are typically 7:30 pm onwards

Price: 20 - 30 USD

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8. Enjoy performances at Sherlock's Dinner Theatre

Posted by Sherlock's Mystery Dinner Theatre on Saturday, 15 December 2018

If you are looking for fun-filled entertainment during the evening in Fort Lauderdale, plan to visit Sherlock’s Dinner Theater. You can find it just half-hour outside the Fort Lauderdale in Coral Springs. It is quite popular for its fantastic show. Enjoy relishing scrumptious cuisines while solving an amazing mystery during the interactive performance. In its 80-seat room, you can enjoy creative and interactive shows. Participate in the investigation and solve the mystery.

Sherlock's Dinner Theatre

Address: 30 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Price: 12 - 26 USD

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9. Take a ghost walk tour

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Stroll along the New River with an expert guide and learn about spooky stories about massacres, murders, and suicides. If you are an appreciator of supernatural experiences, you would enjoy listening to spooky tales during the legends, ghosts, and lore tour in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy the hair-raising experience by knowing about the ghost Lula, who was a little girl known to be drowned in the river.

Ghosts, Legends and Lore Walking Tour

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10. Go for Tikki Queen dinner cruise (from USD 28.0)

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If you are looking for a family-friendly entertainment at night in Fort Lauderdale, go for Tikki Queen sunset cruise. Enjoy eating scrumptious dinner in the Tikki-themed, sit-down settings on the tropical-inspired boat. Also, you can enjoy a cocktail, which is available for anyone of drinking age.

Tikki Queen Sunset Cocktail Cruise with Optional Dinner

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Make the best of your time after the sunset in Fort Lauderdale

Las Olas Boulevard
Source: Photo by user Steve Sutherland used under CC BY 2.0

Now that you know these 10 fun things to do at night in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, include them in your travel schedule before heading out for a vacation to this incredible destination in Florida. Enjoy your evenings to the fullest by trying all these fun activities in this fascinating tourist hotspot.

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Manjiri Kochrekar is a travel blogger from India. She loves exploring and learning various destinations, their history, culture, and peculiarities. Writing is her passion, which means she enjoys...Read more

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