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Light Up Sistrunk 5:00 - 9:00 PM

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Light Up Sistrunk Returns on December 6th!

Featuring BTAN Toy Giveaway, Health Area, Live Music and Family Fun!

TREE LIGHTING AT 7:00 PM

Be part of the excitement on Friday, December 6th from 5:00 - 9:00 pm when Historic Sistrunk Boulevard comes alive at the 13th 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:

ENTERTAINMENT | MAIN STAGE | Sistrunk & NW 9 Avenue
5:15 pm – Kuumba Dancers
5:30 pm – PLAY After-School Chorus
6:00 pm – Dillard Jazz Ensemble
7:00 pm – Phase I
8:00 pm – Pocket Change

BTAN TOY GIVEAWAY | 5:30 pm | Southwest corner of Sistrunk & NW 10 Avenue
Sponsored by the Black Treatment Advocates Network Broward County

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY | 7:00 pm | MAIN STAGE | Sistrunk & NW 9 Avenue

Join us as we celebrate the season with the illumination of a giant holiday tree.

BTAN HEALTH AREA | 5-9 pm | South side of Sistrunk on NW 10 Avenue
Sponsored by the Black Treatment Advocates Network Broward County

KIDS ZONE | 5-9 pm | Northeast corner of Sistrunk & NW 10 Terrace
Featuring Santa, reptile exhibit, bounce houses, slides, arts and crafts, face painting, and a DJ area for teens

Plus fabulous food trucks, sweets, and holiday cheer! 


KUUMBA DANCERS - 5:15 PM - MAIN STAGE 

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PLAY AFTER-SCHOOL CHORUS - 5:30 PM - MAIN STAGE 

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BTAN TOY GIVEAWAY - 5:30 PM - SISTRUNK & NW 10 AVENUE

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DILLARD HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE - 6:00 PM - MAIN STAGE

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HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING - 7:00 PM - MAIN STAGE

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PHASE 1 - 7:00 PM - MAIN STAGE

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POCKET CHANGE - 8:00 PM - MAIN STAGE

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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 6th 

Fort Lauderdale – Beginning Friday, December 6 at 9:00 AM, 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 7. 

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 www.fortlauderdale.gov/lauderserv.

Light Up Sistrunk Detour Map 12-07-18

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