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

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Veterans' Day Ceremony

Join us to honor America's Veterans for their patriotism, love of our country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Ceremony includes unveiling of Veterans' Honor Wall, guest speakers and light refreshments.      

Thank you to our sponsors: CarePlus Health Plans and Humana

When: Monday, November 11th at 10:30am                                                               Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd.

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39th AnnualTamarac Turkey Trot 5K

When: Thursday, November 28th (Thanksgiving morning), 7:30am                           Where: Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue

Early registration (ends November 15th): $25
Late registration (Nov 16th - Nov 27th): $30
Race day registration (Nov 28th): $50

Register now at www.runsignup.com


Thank you to our sponsor: Walmart Neighborhood Market and University Hospital & Medical Center


Santa's Bright & Merry Night

Join us as we light up the Christmas tree and Menorah at Caporella Park.  Special appearance by Santa Claus followed by a short holiday movie on a large outdoor movie screen. 

When: Tuesday, December 3rd, 6pm.                                                                               Where: Caporella Park, 5200 Prospect Rd.


Holiday Lighting Festival

Join the Mayor and Commission as they light the Christmas Tree and Menorah.  Enjoy a holiday concert featuring Tamarac School's music programs, Magician, and special appearance from Santa, Olaf, and friends. Thank you to our sponsor: Continental Tax Agency

When: Wednesday, December 4th, 6:00 pm                                                               Where: Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd.


Rudolph's Winter Wonderland

Join the City of Tamarac for a holly jolly night of reindeer games.  Enjoy inflatable rides, pony rides, face painting, carnival games, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa and a special appearance by Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.  Thank you to our sponsor: Continental Tax Agency

When: Friday, December 13th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Where: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Dr.

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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 9:15am - 10:30am.  All adoption fees waived!! Adoptions include spaying, neutering, vaccinations, microchip, and Broward County Pet License Tag.

When: Saturday, December 14th, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups, 8101 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.