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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, spices, honey, sauces, baked goods, hummus, pickles, and other artisanal goodies. Come meet the producers and sample their locally prepared, all natural products.

Free bus transportation to the Farmers Market is available for Tamarac residents on the 1st Sunday of each month.
Please call the Transportation Office at (954) 597-3649.

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, 5:00 pm - 9:00 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, November 7, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fee: Free 
  Halloween Hoopla

Enjoy this FREE event for all ages which will include music, arts & crafts, bounce houses, face painting, carnival games, prizes, candy, and much more.

Ages: All Ages
Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Dr.
When:  Friday, October 24th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  


Veteran's Day Ceremony

Please join us as we recognize our fallen heroes
who served our country. Ceremony includes special guest speakers, music performed by J.P. Taravella High School band, and light refreshments.
Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Boulevard
When: Tuesday, November 11th, 10:30 am    
  34th 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 16th - $25,
Late registration: Nov 17th – Nov 26th - $30, Race Day: $50

Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue
When:  Thanksgiving Morning, November 27th at 7:30 am

Register on-line at www.splitsecondtiming.com or click on the following link: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2133944, or print out the brochure page 1 and page 2

Thank you to our event sponsor: Winn Dixie
  Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Craft Fair
This free event includes the Mayor and Commission lighting the Christmas tree and Menorah, a special holiday concert featuring Tamarac’s best school choirs, holiday craft fair, special appearance by Santa Claus, and children’s entertainment.
 (Vendors needed for Holiday Craft Fair -
Vendor Registration Form)
Where: Tamarac Community Center,
8601 W. Commercial Boulevard
When: Wednesday, December 3rd, 6:00 pm 

Paws with Claus Holiday Pawty
            Dress your pet up for the best dressed holiday hound contest and bring your camera to have your dog’s photo taken with Santa. There will also be music and raffle prizes.(Vendors needed, please call (954) 597-3624) 
Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups,
 8101 Southgate Boulevard
When: Saturday, December 6th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Become a Sponsor!
Sponsoring a special event is a great marketing approach to reach your desired audience. Partner with the City of Tamarac to promote your business and increase visibility in the community. Contact the Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 597-3632 for more information.