Town Events and Happenings


Put your dancing shoes on for a night of lessons at Anglin’s Square

Josie Gulliksen - Thursday, September 17, 2015

Get ready for the return of free Seaside Dance Classes at Anglin’s Square on Oct. 11 with Danny Carter of Dance Moves who is back teaching swing, salsa, dance and ballroom dancing twice a month.  Read More


​Kiwanis Club to sponsor this year’s Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Craft Fair

Josie Gulliksen - Monday, August 24, 2015

Clear your calendar the weekend of September 12 and 13 to and make time to attend the 18th annual Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Craft Fair which brings crafters and artisans to the heart of our quaint seaside town. Read More


BugFest-By-The-Sea’s week-long fun events culminate in lobster mini-season

Josie Gulliksen - Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The highlight for BugFest-By-The-Sea (July 24-Aug. 1), a week-long series of fun events for divers, is Florida's annual two-day lobster mini-season (July 29 & 30), when divers can catch spiny lobsters before the regular lobster season opens.  Read More


​Relax…you’re here, LBTS is the perfect spot for a summer staycation in your own backyard

Josie Gulliksen - Thursday, July 02, 2015

Playing tourist in your hometown of South Florida is always a fun way to discover new and fun places to visit that as a resident you may have never experienced. With a variety of great water activities and enhanced downtown area of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, planning a summer staycation is a great option to consider.  Read More


Laura Fisher Huck’s LBTS Public Art recognized in CODA Magazine

Josie Gulliksen - Saturday, May 30, 2015

Bringing art to public spaces always livens up an area and that’s precisely what the sculptures by artist Laura Fisher Huck have done for the Town of Lauderdale- By-The-Sea. Laura’s work first caught the eye of Town Manager Connie Hoffman and now the sculptures have been recognized by CODA Magazine Read More


Spectacular shore diving at LBTS attracts Scuba Nation TV show

Josie Gulliksen - Friday, May 29, 2015

The old town Florida charm and annual BugFest-By-The-Sea during mini-lobster season are two reasons Billy Catoggio, president, founder and co-host of Scuba Nation TV loves Lauderdale-By-The-Sea but what attracts him most?  Read More


​LBTS Relay for Life organizers innovative ways win awards, change contest rules nationwide

Josie Gulliksen - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The dynamic duo of John Boutin and Rich Barnhart have made such strides in their efforts to revolutionize the Relay for Life in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea that they were rewarded for it and have dramatically increased funds raised in the last few years.
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​Eco-conscious business owners combine LBTS beach and pier clean-ups around Earth Day

Josie Gulliksen - Thursday, April 23, 2015

Keeping the waters and shoreline along Lauderdale-By-The-Sea clean and free of harmful debris and garbage is a passion for Steve Gagas of Gold Coast Scuba and Lisa Miceli of Stoked on Salt. They’re joining forces this year for the SOS Beach Clean Up and pier clean-up on April 25 at Anglin’s Pier.
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​Pelican Hopper addition to the Sun Trolley Tracker App helps with better trip planning

Josie Gulliksen - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Whether on land or by water, the free Sun Trolley Tracker App now makes it even easier to leave the car at home and use public transportation to get around Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. The real-time desktop and smart phone app allows residents and visitors to the Town to easily and conveniently select the route they need. Read More


​Come out of your shell at the Second Annual Sea TurtleFest March 21 & 22

Josie Gulliksen - Thursday, March 05, 2015

Doing their part to raise awareness about turtles being endangered and the importance of their nesting season from March 1 through Oct. 31, the Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is hosting the Second Annual Sea Turtle Fest at the El Prado Park, March 21-22. It’s an educational, awareness-building event as well as a fundraiser. Proceeds from water and beer sales will benefit Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s chapter of Relay for LifeRead More