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.

When: Every Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd.

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Join Chef Katz and EarthSave for a FREE 'TryVegan' Community Dinner & Presentation. Enjoy guest speakers, give-a-ways, entertainment, and a delicious-nutritious dinner. RSVP for assured meal to Chef Brook Katz by email. All ages welcome.

When: Last Friday of the month, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd.
Fee: Free


Movies in the Park

Free big screen movie in the park. Enjoy pre-movie activities: face painting, games,
bounce house, music, and food from onsite food trucks. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Free bag of popcorn.

Pre-movie activities start at 6:30 pm, Movie starts at 8:00 pm

Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street


Mother's Day Splatter & Paint Party

Children will enjoy quality time with Mom and create a lasting picture to keep. Fee includes canvas painting and refreshments.

When: Saturday, May 4th, 10:00 am - Noon
Where: Tamarac Recreation Center, 7501 N. University Dr.
Fee: $5.00 per person (register by May 1st)


Concert in the Park

Groove on the grass and enjoy live music from local bands.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Food available for purchase from on-site food trucks.            

When: Friday, May 17th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm                      
Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street            
Band: Whisky Six (Country) 


National Kids to Parks Day

Join us for National Kids to Park Day for outdoor games, relay races, kickball, arts & crafts and much more.  Kids to Parks Day encourages children and families to get outside and be active in their local parks. 

When: Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm                                                           Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive

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Operation Swim Event

Free event! Be safe in and around the water! Join us for water activities, learn to swim techniques, survival basics and much more.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm                                                            Where: Caporella Aquatic Center, 9300 NW 58th Street

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Join us as we pay tribute to those who gave their lives to protect our freedom.  Special guest speakers, light refreshments, music performed by J.P. Taravella High School Band, and "What Memorial Day Means to Me" essay winners recognized.  Thank you to our sponsor - HUMANA.

When: Monday, May 27th, 10:30 am                                                                         Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd.

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Father's Day Family Fishing Tournament

Celebrate Dad by spending time fishing in the Father's Day Family Fishing Tournament. Price includes a gift for dad and lunch. Please bring your own fishing equipment and bait. *Catch and release

When: Saturday, June 15th, 9:00 am - Noon
Where: Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Road
Fee per person: $5.00 (Register by June 12th at the Tamarac Recreation Center or Tamarac Community Center)


4th of July All American Celebration

Celebrate the biggest and best birthday party in the City of Tamarac at the All American Celebration Event!  We invite you and your friends and family for a free outdoor concert featuring “JAM BAND”, kid’s area with inflatables, face painting, arts & crafts, games, and food trucks. Grab your lawn chairs and your camera and get a snapshot with Uncle Sam and Betsy Ross as they make an appearance during the event. The night’s not over until after the impressive and choreographed pyrotechnical firework display which kicks off promptly at 9pm.  

Limited on-site parking. Please use shuttle from Tamarac City Hall (7525 NW 88th Ave) and Tamarac Community Center (8601 W. Commercial Blvd). Shuttle will run from 5:30pm to 8:15pm and following the fireworks. IT’S ALL FREE! For more information, call the City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department at 954-597-3620.

Where: Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77 Street                                             When: Thursday, July 4th, 6 – 9:30 pm

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.