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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.   

   When:   Every Sunday of the month, 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. Last Friday of each month.
Enjoy guest speakers, give-a-ways, entertainment, and a delicious-nutritious dinner.
RSVP for assured meal to Chef Brook Katz at . All ages welcome.

When: Saturday, November 18th, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Tamarac Community Center,
8601 W. Commercial Blvd.
Fee: Free

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Veteran's Day Ceremony

Please join us as we recognize our heroes
who served our country. Veterans' Honor Wall
Unveiling and light refreshments will be served.
Thank you to our event sponsors:
VITAS Health Care and HUMANA.

Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park,
7825 Southgate Boulevard
When: Saturday, November 11th, 10:30 am
(Parking will be available across the street from
the park at the bowling alley.)  

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37th Annual Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K Run

Put your running shoes on and get moving on Thanksgiving morning for the Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run. Runners receive t-shirt and finisher medal.

Early registration ends November 10th - $25,
Late registration: Nov 11th – Nov 22nd - $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 23rd at 7:30 am

Register on-line at www.active.com
 print registration form to mail in and for event details.
Thank you to our sponsors: Walmart Neighborhood Market and University Hospital & Medical Center 
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Holiday Lighting Festival

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 6th, 6:00 pm
Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland

Join the City of Tamarac for a holly jolly night of reindeer games. Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland will have bounce houses, arts & crafts, $1 pony rides, pictures with Santa Claus, a special appearance by Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and much MORE!

Where: Tamarac Park,
7501 N. University Drive
When: Friday, December 8th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  
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Paws with Claus Holiday Paw-ty

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.
Vendors who would like to participate,
please call 954-597-3624.

Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups,
8101 Southgate Boulevard
When: Saturday, December 16th, 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.

Concert in the Park Band Inquiries
To submit your bands information for upcoming Concert in the Park events, please e-mail 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 to to be put on our food vendor list.