This is an official event that the Fort Lauderdale Parks and recreational department organizes as a part of a musical concert series that continues throughout the summertime. Since this is an official musical outing for the people, you do not have to pay any type of fees for this event.
The starlight musical is an event that allows the community and visitors to relax under the stars and enjoy serene sounding music. It is an event that the city has been hosting from 42 years and will continue onwards from July.
Since the event will continue every Friday in the month of July, it will be hard to miss. The most incredible feature of this event includes an amazing line up of bands and artists. In this festival, you get to hear an array of different genres, from blues, jazz, rock to pop and country. The artists also range from renowned local artists to fresh new talents of Fort Lauderdale.
Venue and Timings
The show starts around 7 pm in the late evening, and continues onwards until 10 pm in the night. The venue is the vast football field at Holiday Park, which is also home to many similar events.
The attendants can bring their own sitting arrangements and there is no prohibition in bringing their own chairs, picnic mats, food and coolers. Nevertheless, you can still find much food and beverage stalls on the vicinity for purchase.
You can also bring along canopies and tents, however, you will have to set them up in particular designated zones. You will also find no smoking zone on the vicinity to accommodate people that are not tolerant of smoking.
As you can see, the vast football field and the open policies allow people from all works of life to enjoy the star light musical saga. It is somewhat of starlight picnic alongside the wonderful tunes of artist, and soul enriching live music.
The best thing about a weekly event is that you can pick up the day which suits you the best, and make it their, at your convenience. Moreover, you can also pick out the day of your favorite artists or music. Since the event’s schedule is for the whole week, you can check up on the artists and set the date according to your preference of music.
For example, starting of July 2nd, Smooth STB, or in other words, a bunch of professional artists will be giving a tribute to Santana. This is a major call out for all the Santana fans from around the nation. Santana is one of the greatest guitarist and musician that have ever graced the stage.
Following that Friday, On July 9th, the event will host Mikey’s Hotswing band, which is another group of professional musicians that play Latin music. Therefore, at this date, Latin music fans can come over and dance under the starry sky.
Following that week, you can get a taste of R and B, Country Music and Pop, funk and rock in the coming weeks. Each week there will be something new to enjoy and groove to, along with the incredible spaced out park, and beautiful stars in the sky.
Even if you are someone that does not share a particular sound, but is generally just music fan, you can widen your music taste by making it here every Friday and getting a glimpse of different sounds.
The event hosts a large number of people at a large and beautiful location. Therefore, the organizers have to be wary of littering. Fortunately, recycling bins will be abundant at every corner of this park and you will have the chance to do your part as a responsible citizen and attendant.
Non Profit Awareness
This event is not just a venue for enjoyment, but it is also a venue in which nonprofit organizers will get a chance to promote their business.
The city of Fort Lauderdale takes steps and initiatives to provide aid and help the worthy and the unfortunate. For this reason, this event also runs a food drive in which all the people can donate for the hungry of the community.