City of Fort Lauderdale - Upcoming Events
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America

Upcoming Events

Here are some of the exciting events coming to the War Memorial Auditorium. For a complete listing, download our Schedule of Events PDF File

You can also sign up for e-mail announcements of coming events.

Go directly to the War Memorial Auditorium Ticketmaster Venue Page.

Gun Show

March 22-23
Gun & Knife Show
The Fort Lauderdale Gun Show is a favorite for local gun collectors, hunters, and enthusiasts. Dealers and private collectors from across Florida exhibit at this show. You'll find a huge selection of guns, accessories, and many hard-to-find items. $12 adults, $11 with coupon, free for kids 12 and under. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. FREE parking. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


April 5-6
Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo
Repticon, an exotic animal event, returns to the War Memorial Auditorium. Admission is $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 5 to 12. Military will receive $1 off with ID and teachers receive free admission with ID. Boy and Girl Scouts in Uniform and Teachers with ID attend for free. VIP preview Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE Parking.

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