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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40th Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K

When: Thursday, November 25th (Thanksgiving morning), 7:30am                           Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue

Early Bird (ends October 15th): $20                                                                             Registration (October 16th - November 15th): $30
Late registration (November 16th - November 24th): $35
Race day registration (Nov 25th): $50

Register now at www.runsignup.com

*Thank you to our sponsor: HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital


"Light the Night" Tree Lighting Celebration

Join us as we light up the Christmas tree, Menorah and Kinara at Caporella Park with special appearance by Santa Claus and friends, interactive kids area and a holiday performance by Dwight Moment and Symphony.

When: Thursday, December 2nd, 6:30 p.m.                                                                       Where: Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Rd.

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Virtual Calls With Santa

Santa has learned to use Zoom and would like to chat with you.  Calls will last approximately 5 minutes.  $5.00 per call. Register on tamarac.me/events.

When: December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th & 20th, 5 - 7 p.m. and
December 18th, 9 - 11 a.m.

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Tinsel Town Holiday Drive-Thru

Celebrate the holiday season with lights and themed decor during a festive drive-thru of Tamarac's Tinsel Town.  Experience the magic of the most wonderful time of the year from the safety and comfort of your own vehicle.

When: Friday, December 10th, 6 - 8 pm
Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street

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Paws with Claus Holiday Paw-ty & Adoption Event

Dress your pet up for the best dressed holiday hound contest and bring your camera to have your dog's photo taken with Santa. Pictures with Santa from 10:15am - 11:30am.  All adoption fees waived and includes spaying, neutering, vaccinations, a microchip, and Broward County Pet License Tag.

When: Saturday, December 11th, 10:00 am - Noon
Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups, 8101 Southgate Blvd.


The Grinch Party

Parents, drop off your children (grades 3 - 6) to enjoy an evening with the Grinch. Kids will enjoy arts & craft, games, DJ, and watch "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas" on the big screen. Wear your Grinch pajamas!! Pre-register at tamarac.me/events by December 10th.  $10 per child.    

When: Friday, December 17th, 6 - 9 p.m.                                                                     Where: Tamarac Multi-Purpose Center, 7531 N. University Dr.


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.

When: Every Sunday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd.

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 954-597-3624 for more information.

Concert in the Park Band Inquiries

To submit your bands information for upcoming Concert in the Park events, please email us and include your band's name, music genre, and links to your website, YouTube channel, etc. Submission does not guarantee a spot in the concert line-up.

Food Truck and Food Vendor Inquiries

Submit your information by email to be put on our food vendor list.