Sistrunk Historical Festival, Inc.'s Events in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Annual Events and Activities


February 24, 2018
9:00am - 10:30am
Everyone loves the Sistrunk Parade! This Parade is filled with Broward school's marching bands and high school ROTC, steppers stepping, drill teams twirling, and decorated floats ridden by local business owners and politicians. The Parade represents the richness of Broward's multi-cultural flavor, strong traditions, and features fun and excitement for the entire family! The Parade's route will begin at Lincoln Park, located on Northwest Nineteenth Avenue and end on Northwest Ninth Avenue. This collaboration assists with energizing and uniting all of the participants, onlookers, and Sistrunk Parade supporters as they march down the newly upgraded Sistrunk Boulevard corridor. Immediately following the Sistrunk Parade, the street will fill with patrons of our ANNUAL STREET FESTIVAL. Mark your calendars now so that you won't miss this amazing community-unifying event.
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February 24, 2018
9:00am - 7:00pm
The Sistrunk Historical Organization and the City of Fort Lauderdale will host our ANNUAL STREET FESTIVAL which will be FREE FOR ALL TO ENJOY! Immediately following the annual Sistrunk Parade, two stages will house informative community-based presentations and star-studded entertainment. The Festival will be located between Northwest Ninth Avenue and Northwest Twelfth Avenue on Sistrunk Boulevard. The Sistrunk Historical Organization has been hosting over THIRTY-EIGHT years of unforgettable multi-cultural, high powered concert and community experiences and entertainment. One of the most highly regarded and anticipated community and music festival events in the tri-county area.
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Sistrunk 5K Run

February 24, 2018
We’re one of South Florida's premier running events in Fort Lauderdale, offering the community, schools, churches, and organizations a running experience on the city's historic landmark, Sistrunk Boulevard. This amazing race experience supports the Chris Smith All-Star Classic and their efforts to end childhood obesity and get kids to play. In addition, this race will support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life and Scleroderma Foundation.

The Sistrunk 5K is an exciting race near downtown Fort Lauderdale on the Historic Sistrunk Boulevard. Come run or walk through history and have a great time. This race travels down the Historic Sistrunk Boulevard in the Dorsey Riverbend Neighborhood close to downtown Fort Lauderdale and Fat Village.


June 23, 2018
A combination fundraiser dinner, entertainment, and dancing this event has become annually anticipated. The objectives of the event are to raise funds for the <strong>Sistrunk Scholarships</strong> and recognize leaders of the community who make a positive difference. Every year, attendees have fun supporting students of Broward County and dressing according to our fun-filled, theme based event. This year's event, will we dress in western style as we raise funds for our youth "saddling Up for Academic Excellence. In 2017, we had two deserving college bound high school graduates who benefitted from the support of the organization and the community supporters. Every year we dress for the occasion and party with a purpose! Bright Star Credit Union has generously, tirelessly, and passionately served as our major sponsor year after year. This event embraces out motto--"Honoring our past...embracing our future." Mark your calendar and look out for this year's bodacious theme.
For information on Sponsorship please contact our Executive Director.