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Light Up Sistrunk

  • Date: 12/04/2015
  • Location: Historic Sistrunk Boulevard
    Fort, Florida 33311

Join us on Historic Sistrunk Boulevard on December 4

for the 9th Annual Light Up Sistrunk!

Event features activities for the entire family 

Be part of the excitement on Friday, December 4th from 5:00 - 9:00 pm when Historic Sistrunk Boulevard comes alive at the 9th Annual Light Up Sistrunk event.  This FREE holiday spectacular takes place along Sistrunk Boulevard between NW 9th and NW 11th Avenues and offers activities for the entire family.  Highlights include:

 CHICO_2Light Up Sistrunk welcomes event emcee Chico the Virgo from HOT 105 FM!

5:00 pm - Carter Park Kids PLAY After-School Chorus and Kuumba Dancers
5:15 pm - Robin McIntosh Trio
6:00 pm - Dillard High School Jazz Ensemble
7:00 pm - Kevin Love Band
8:00 pm - Jam Port Authority

WALGREENS TOY GIVEAWAY | 6:00 pm | Sistrunk & NW 10 Terrace

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY | 6:30 pm | Sistrunk & NW 10 Avenue


KIDS ZONE | Southwest corner of Sistrunk & NW 10 Avenue
Featuring a snow slide, train rides, inflatable slide, bounce house, World of Sports, Santa Claus

TEEN ZONE | Northeast corner of Sistrunk & NW 10 Terrace
Featuring a DJ, karaoke, game trucks, rock wall, photo booth, Melt Down obstacle course

Plus fabulous food trucks, sweets, and holiday cheer! 

View our photo gallery from past Light Up Sistrunk events and our highlight video below!

Read the Light Up Sistrunk TRAFFIC ADVISORY.


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TRAFFIC ADVISORY:  Sistrunk Boulevard to be Temporarily Closed
from N.W. 9 Avenue to N.W. 12 Avenue on Friday, December 4 

Fort Lauderdale – Beginning Friday, December 4 at 9:00 a.m., Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale will be closed between N.W. 9 Avenue (Powerline Road) and N.W. 12 Avenue to allow crews to set up for the annual Light Up Sistrunk event.  The three-block stretch of roadway will reopen at 1:00 AM on Saturday, December 5. 

While the closure is in effect, traffic will be detoured around the affected area via the following routes: 

• Eastbound traffic on Sistrunk Boulevard will be detoured using N.W. 13 Terrace (northbound) to N.W. 7 Street (eastbound).

• Westbound traffic on Sistrunk Boulevard will be detoured using N.W. 9 Avenue (Powerline Road) (southbound) to N.W. 5 Street (westbound). 

Signs will be posted in the area to alert motorists of the detours.  Motorists should expect delays in and around the affected area.

For more information, please contact the City of Fort Lauderdale 24-hour Customer Service Center at 954-828-8000 or visit


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