Midtown Summerfest is ready to land on Historic Sistrunk Boulevard on August 1, 2012.
The City of Fort Lauderdale in conjunction with the
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitor's Bureau, and the Midtown Collaborative are pleased to announce a new event that will have everyone dancing in the street - MIDTOWN SUMMERFEST!
Get ready for a hot night in the city chock full of art, culture and entertainment. The Midtown Summerfest on Historic Sistrunk Boulevard is guaranteed to bring the groove back to Fort Lauderdale!
With live performances, food trucks, a special kids zone, merchandise vendors and an adult party like no other, Midtown Summerfest has something for everyone!
Historic Sistrunk Boulevard is back and better than ever. If you have not visited lately, pack a bag, jump in your car and bring the family to Fort Lauderdale for the 1st Annual Midtown Summerfest on Historic Sistrunk Boulevard.
For details, call 954-828-4742.
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Driving Directions to Midtown Summerfest:
Take I-95 N
Exit onto Broward Boulevard East
Take Broward Boulevard to NW 7th Avenue (Avenue of the Arts)
Turn left on NW 7th Avenue
From NW 7th Avenue, turn left onto Sistrunk Blvd / NW 6th St.
From West Palm Beach:
Take I-95 S
Exit onto Sunrise Boulevard East (Go east on Sunrise)
Take Sunrise Boulevard to NW 7th Avenue (Avenue of the Arts)
Turn right on NW 7th Avenue
From NW 7th Avenue, turn right onto Sistrunk Blvd / NW 6th St.
Parking locations on Sistrunk Boulevard:
NW 7th Avenue and Sistrunk Boulevard
NW 7th Terrace and Sistrunk Boulevard
NW 13th Avenue and Sistrunk Boulevard
NW 9th Avenue and Sistrunk Boulevard
Please watch for Event Staff to help event goers to the parking lots available.
Reminder to event goers: Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
Street Closures and Detours
The City of Fort Lauderdale will be closing several streets for Midtown Summerfest.
Sistrunk Boulevard will be closed from NW 9th Avenue to NW 15th Avenue beginning at 10:00 am.
Roads will be closed to through traffic at the following locations (these streets will not be able to access Sistrunk Blvd.):
o NW 10th Avenue
o NW 10th Terrace
o NW 11th Avenue
o NW 12th Avenue
o NW 13th Terrace
o NW 14th Avenue
o NW 14th Way
o NW 15th Avenue
The following streets will be open for local traffic only:
NW 5th Street at NW 10th Avenue, NW 11th Avenue, NW 12th Avenue, NW 13th Avenue, NW 14th Avenue, NW 14th Way, and NW 15th Avenue
NW 7th Street at NW 10th Avenue, NW 10th Terrace, NW 11th Avenue, NW 12th Avenue, NW 13th Terrace, NW 14th Avenue, NW 14th Terrace, NW 14th Way, and NW 15th Avenue
BCT Route Detours
Sistrunk Boulevard will be closed from NW 9th Avenue to NW 15th Avenue beginning at 10:00am for the Midtown Summerfest. BCT routes 11 and 40 will detour as follows:
West on Sistrunk Boulevard to NW 9th Avenue
North on NW 9th Avenue to NW 7th Street
West on NW 7th Street* to NW 15th Terrace
South on NW 15th Terrace to Sistrunk Boulevard
West on Sistrunk Boulevard over the regular route
The eastbound buses will travel the reverse routes.
NOTE: NW 7th Street is a narrow road, use caution and travel at a slow speed.
These detours are subject to change, without notice, due to traffic control by the Fort Lauderdale police department.
Download the Summerfest Media Kit Contacts
City of Fort Lauderdale
101 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Event Vendor Coordinator
Vendor Express, Inc.
2700 NW 44th Street, Suite 513
Oakland Park, FL 33309
Food Truck Coordinator