Bike Ride and Ribbon Cutting to Launch
NW 44th Street Bike Lanes
Sunrise and our project partners at the Broward MPO are committed to safer, healthier streets! Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 9:00 a.m. at Sunrise Athletic Complex (SAC) to celebrate the completion of the City's newest bike lanes – part of the City’s GO bond-funded Leisure Services enhancements.
We’ll start with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and light refreshments at SAC (11501 NW 44th Street). Bring your bike and helmet to take part in a leisurely five-mile, round-trip ride with stops at Welleby Park and Oak Hammock Park. You'll also have a chance to meet the Sunrise Police Department Bike Patrol, and enjoy a famous Police Department Pop-Up BBQ after the ride!
A limited number of bikes will be available for loan from AvMed Rides/Broward B-cycle. For more information, call the Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Celebrate the Arts in Sunrise
Enjoy these upcoming performances at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre:
Fernando Otero in Concert
Saturday, June 23, at 7:00 p.m.
Grammy-winning pianist and composer Fernando Otero hails from Argentina. He has recorded 16 albums as a solo artist and performs more than 50 international concerts each year. Experience his unique musical style, which incorporates elements of jazz, tango, and contemporary classical. Otero will be accompanied by guest artists Nick Danielson (violin), Jorge Alfano (quena), and Fernando Moraes (percussion). Cash bar available. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
“Beauty and the Beast: The Musical”
Saturday, July 14, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 15, at 2:00 p.m.
Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s modern classic, performed live on stage by the talented youth actors of Inside Out Theatre. Relive the love story of clever young Belle and her Beast - a prince trapped in an enchantress' spell. Cash bar available on July 14. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
South Florida’s Got Talent: The Conundrum Stages Experience
Saturday, August 4, at 7:00 p.m.
This variety performance – featuring actors, comedians, singers, and other entertainers from the tri-county area – showcases the diverse and amazing talent in our community. Cash bar available. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
Symphony of the Americas - Summerfest Concert
Sunday, August 5, at 2:00 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale's own Symphony of the Americas will present its 30th annual summer music festival, Summerfest. The Summerfest Chamber Orchestra features international soloists and musicians from around the globe. Don't miss your chance to see an array of world-class artists perform live on one stage. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.
The Sunrise Civic Center Theatre is located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is open Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online at https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html.
Register Now for Youth Recreational
Flag Football and Cheerleading
The City’s youth recreational sports programs offer children of all skill levels an opportunity to have fun and get active in a non-competitive environment.
Through Thursday, June 28, we’re registering boys and girls age 4 to 15 for Flag Football and Cheerleading
. This is a great opportunity for kids to learn sports fundamentals, build discipline and confidence, and be part of a team!
Practices begin in late July, and the season runs from August to October. The cost per participant ($75 for Sunrise residents and $110 for non-residents) includes a jersey for flag football players, and a skirt and a shirt for cheerleaders. Visit www.sunrisefl.gov/youthsports
for more information and to sign up, or call the City’s Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
Don’t Miss Our July 4th Festivities!
Sunrise is hosting a free day of events the entire family can enjoy:
"Animation Comes to Life" Parade & Family Fun Day
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Park, 6700 Sunset Strip
Animation-themed floats will wind their way west along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the celebration continues with free refreshments and a children's fun zone. "Camper of the Week" float is sponsored by Baptist Health Urgent Care
. Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the parade: Visit www.sunrisefl.gov/july4
to download our parade application, or call (954) 747-4600 for details.
Concert and Fireworks
4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Outdoors at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway
There’s something for everyone at our nighttime celebration, including a children’s fun zone and an assortment of food and beverage vendors. This year’s entertainment lineup includes three fantastic bands and an amazing fireworks display!
5:00 p.m. – Skotch Bonnett Band
(reggae and R&B)
6:15 p.m. – Mr. Nice Guy
7:45 p.m. – Grand Funk Railroad
9:15 p.m. – Fireworks display!
This crowd-pleasing event is presented in collaboration with Wheelabrator Technologies, BB&T Center, Florida Panthers, Ed Morse Sawgrass Auto Mall, Metropica, Sun-Sentinel, The Beach 102.7 FM, The Ticket 790 AM, Bahama Breeze
, and Memorial Healthcare System
. Parking and admission are free! For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.
FOR YOUR SAFETY, the following items cannot be brought into the event area at the BB&T Center: backpacks, bags larger than 12” x 12”, coolers, glass bottles, alcohol, weapons, drones, fireworks, bicycles, and pets. All bags will be searched
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This is also a great opportunity to register for the CodeRED emergency notification system, which Sunrise officials use to send boil-water orders, storm advisories and other urgent information. Sign up on CodeRED's Community Notification Enrollment page.