Savor the sounds of rock, country, new age, contemporary and jazz at any one of the many outdoor music venues that South Florida is so proud to offer to tourists and residents alike. Being outdoors under the stars makes the event that much more special to be able to enjoy. No need to dress up; just throw on your jeans, a pair of sneakers, and head down to the nearest outdoor music venue to take it all in.


Pompano Beach Amphitheater

1806 N.E. Sixth St.
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
(954) 519-5500

Centrally located in the heart of Pompano Beach, the amphitheater has an amazing acoustic sound system and a very personalized seating setup. There are no bad seats in the house. No matter rain or shine, the concert goes on regardless, as the amphitheater can accommodate the crowds even if the weather doesn’t feel like cooperating. In the next few months, expect to see some of your all-time favorites, such as the Charlie Daniels Band and the Marshall Tucker Band, Aaron Neville, Meat Loaf and even UB40. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket box office located on site.

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Huizenga Plaza

32 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 357-8100

A testament to the true beauty of South Florida, Huizenga Plaza attracts residents and visitors, not only to listen to diverse music under the stars, but to enjoy the gorgeous scenery that the amphitheater is surrounded by. This outdoor venue is known for its soothing acoustics and easy access with an intimate atmosphere, seating only a total of 150 people. Riverwalk Noon Tunes takes place on Wednesdays from noon to 2:00 pm, and the Plaza has welcomed past musical artists such as Sister Hazel, Luke Wade, Kris Allen and Phillip Phillips. As summer gets into full swing, check the event calendar for other big name musical acts to make their way to Huizenga Plaza.


Bayfront Park Amphitheater

301 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(800) 745-3000

As the city of Miami continues to grow, so do the crowds that flock to Bayfront Park to see what the park has to offer and to view the Miami skyline. Global music festivals, such as the Ultra Music Festival, head down south to entertain a vivacious international crowd. In 2011, an Independence Day Birthday Bash was held in honor of the day that America was born, and the event attracted a record-breaking crowd of 60,000+ attendees. This year, Bayfront Park Amphitheater will welcome Duran Duran, Panic! At the Disco, The Cure and The Goo Goo Dolls.

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Sun Life Stadium

347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
(305) 943-8000

Almost as old as the city itself, some of the most memorable concerts and musical acts have enjoyed playing this colossal stadium. Who can forget Elton John and Billy Joel, The Who, Paul McCartney, Beyonce and Madonna? Created and continually improving to seat mammoth crowds, the sound reverberates throughout. The stadium is a great way to view the stars on stage, on the big screen and in the vast expanse of sky, almost low enough to touch from your seat within Sun Life Stadium. Next up on the Stadium’s agenda is Jazz In The Gardens, a relaxing way to spend a South Florida day.



1 N. Young Circle
Hollywood, FL 33020
(954) 921-3500

Hollywood Beach is one of the top tourist destinations in Florida. With a multitude of cultural offerings to keep visitors busy, another draw to the city is the three outdoor musical venues that allow attendees to soak up some of the sun’s rays while kicking back and relaxing to the sounds of a variety of genres. One of these venues is the ArtsPark Live!, another outdoor concert venue providing musical entertainment every Friday and Saturday evening. All of the musical entertainment offered is free, so you have to try and make at least one concert a month. For a listing of all the upcoming events, be sure to visit the City of Hollywood website.

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A longtime resident of Palm Beach County in South Florida, Hope Wilkos divides her passions between writing, fashion and scuba diving. With the gift of self-expression, Hope has used her writing skills to cover memorable events over the last five years and share that thrill and accomplishment with her readers. To achieve your goals, Hope strongly believes that you must “Follow Your Dream.”