HOLLYWOOD is 90 YEARS YOUNG
To commemorate the occasion of the City of Hollywood celebrating 90 years since gaining incorporation on November 28, 1925, the City is hosting public events to celebrate Hollywood.
In the last 90 years Hollywood has grown from a seaside resort that primarily served retirees and vacationing families, to the 12th largest city in the sate of Florida, that is distinguished by its brick pavered oceanfront Broadwalk, alluring beaches and as an emerging creative arts destination.
Mark your calendar, below are some of the activities you should check out with your friends and family. Grab a slice of cake and enjoy “90 Ways to Celebrate”.
A walking tour hosted by the Hollywood Historical Society on Nov. 1st. The Dream Car Classic and Food Truck Invasion will roll into Downtown, the Drum Circle will gather in ArtsPark, there will be an assembly for Global Meditation for World Peace, plus Small Business Saturday, and more. This celebration culminates with a concert at ArtsPark at Young Circle on Saturday, Nov. 21st.
Sunday, Oct. 11th — South Florida ITALIAN CULTURE & HERITAGE FESTIVAL from 12pm til 8pm, ArtsPark at Young Circle.
The 7th Annual CARDBOARD BOAT RACE paddles into Hollywood’s North Lake on Saturday, Oct. 17th at 1pm at the Hollywood Marina, 700 Polk Street. Preparation for this fun-filled battle begins with boat building at 8am. Expect marine-themed activities for children and entertainment by a colorful Bahamian Junkanoo Band. Food and beverages will be on sale. For event registration and info., call Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts at 954-921-3404.
Friday, Oct. 23rd — ArtsPark BOO BASH
Wednesday, Nov. 11th — ANNUAL VETERAN’S BARBECUE at 12PM in Topeekeegee Yugnee Park. Vets and active servicemen and women will be served by elected officials, Daughters of the American Revolution and volunteers. Jaxson’s Ice Cream sponsors refreshing treats, and attendees can post copies of photos of veterans during their service on a wall of honor.
VISIT www.HOLLYWOODFL.org/BIRTHDAY FOR FULL EVENT LISTING.