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 & Knife Show

September 20-21
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. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


September 27
Sole Commander Sneaker Expo
South Florida's largest Sneaker Expo. Featuring more than 100 vendors!

Ticket prices range from $16-$21, excluding fee.  Purchase tickets through website.

Free Parking

Roller Derby: Gold Coast Derby Grrls Cat 5’s vs. Sintral Florida Derby Demons

October 11
Roller Derby: Gold Coast Derby Grrls
Cheer on our hometown roller derby team, the Gold Coast Derby Grrls! Saturday, 6 p.m. Tickets: Advanced Prices are $15 General Admission/ $20 Suicide Area/ $25 Reserved. Price increases $5 for all tickets day of show. For tickets, visit For more information, visit