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Special Events
The City of Tamarac is committed to building community through enriching experiences. These events are designed with the entire family in mind and offered throughout the year. For more information about upcoming events, please contact 954-597-3620.
 Upcoming Special Events

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Tamarac Community Farmers Market

The market is a great place to shop for fresh produce, tea, honey, sauces, baked goods, hummus, pickles, and other artisanal goodies. Come meet the producers and sample their locally prepared, all natural products.   

Where:  Veterans’ Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd.
When:   Every Sunday of the month, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm            
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Music, activities for the kids, and great food!

Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Dr.
When:  Every Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Join us the last Friday of every month for a healthy vegan potluck, movie and presentation with guest speakers.

Where: Tamarac Community Center,
8601 W. Commercial Blvd.
When: Friday, September 25th, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: Free 



Tamarac Community Center 15th Anniversary Celebrations

Join us the entire month of September to celebrate the Tamarac Community Center's 15th Anniversary. There will be trips, dances, tournament, giveaways and more! Check out the calendar of events. It's a month full of celebrations. 
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Free big screen movie in the park featuring: “ParaNorman”

Enjoy pre-movie activities: face painting, bounce house,
music, and food from onsite food trucks.
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street
When: Friday, November 6th
(Rescheduled from September 25th)
Time: Activities start at 6:00 pm, Movie starts at 7:30 pm
Food Trucks start serving at 5:30 pm

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Community Garage Sale
Look at the stuff! It’ll be neat! We don’t think your collection’s complete! There’ll be gadgets and gizmos a plenty, whozits and whatzits galore…you want thingamabobs? We got twenty!
Come out and find your treasure. 

Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive
When: Saturday, October 3rd, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm    

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Enjoy this FREE event for all ages which will include music, arts & crafts, bounce houses, face painting, carnival games, prizes, candy, and much more.
Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Dr.
When:  Friday, October 23rd, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  
Ages: All Ages

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Veteran's Day Ceremony

Please join us as we recognize our fallen heroes
who served our country. Light refreshments will be served.
Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park,
7825 Southgate Boulevard
When: Wednesday, November 11th, 10:30 am 

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35th Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K Run

 Put your running shoes on and get moving on Thanksgiving morning for the Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run.

Early registration ends November 15th - $25,
Late registration: Nov 16th – Nov 25th - $30, Race Day: $50
(Veterans take $10 off registration fee, mail in or in person registration only, must show proof) 

Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue
When:  Thanksgiving Morning, November 26th at 7:30 am

Register on-line at www.active.com
 Santa.jpg Holiday Lighting Ceremony

This free event includes the Mayor and Commission lighting the Christmas tree and Menorah, a special holiday concert featuring Tamarac’s best school choirs, special appearance by Santa Claus and friends, and children’s entertainment.
Where: Tamarac Community Center,
8601 W. Commercial Boulevard
When: Wednesday, December 2nd, 6:00 pm 
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Dress your pet up for the best dressed holiday hound contest, doggie treats, raffle prizes, and bring your camera to have your dog’s photo taken with Santa.
Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups,
 8101 Southgate Boulevard
When: Saturday, December 5th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am 

Become a Sponsor!
Sponsoring a special event is a great marketing approach to reach your desired audience. By partnering with the City of Tamarac, we will provide you with an avenue to promote your business and assist in increasing visibility in the community. Contact the Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department at 954-597-3620 for more information.