Fun Things To Do in Deerfield Beach Guide: Family Fun/Grown-up Fun/Activities/More
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DEERFIELD BEACH (AND NORTH)
This arcade complex offers hundreds of games to play and prizes to win. Laser tag and go-carting are also available.
3100 Airport Road, Boca Raton • 561-347-1888 Open Sunday – Monday 11am – 10pm. Tuesday – Thursday noon – 10pm. Friday noon – 1am. Saturday 11am – 1am. Sunday 11am – 10pm.
A Deerfield Beach movie theater that also features a large food and drink menu and online reserved seating.
3984 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-571-2445
Fun Rentals offer Scooter Rentals, Bicycle Rentals, Kayak Rentals, Street Carts and the world famous ScootCoupe mini car. In addition to a full service bicycle shop.
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
This vast coastal nature preserve is home to rehabilitated turtles and other wildlife as well as educational spaces to learn about Florida’s threatened animals. Florida Atlantic University does on-site research there and has a gallery where you can observe their work. >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON GUMBO LIMBO NATURE CENTER
1801 N Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton • 561-544-8605 Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 4pm. Sunday noon – 4pm.
AMC Pompano Beach 18
This Pompano Beach movie theater features 18 theaters, reserved seating for online orders and newly renovated reclining seats.
2315 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-946-8416
Diamond Strike Lanes
This Pompano Beach has 32 lanes plus a sports bar, arcade and a video jukebox. Bowling leagues are also available for cash prizes.
2200 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-941-0968 Open Monday – 3pm-9pm. Tuesday 3pm – 11pm. Wednesday 11am – 11pm. Thursday 3pm- 11pm. Friday 3pm – 1am. Saturday 11am – 1am. Sunday 10am – 9pm.
Aside from having dozens of classic games, this Pompano Beach arcade also offers laser tag, dodge ball, bubble soccer and VR games.
413 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-782-9813 Open Monday – Thursday noon – 8pm. Friday noon – 11pm. Saturday 11am – 11pm. Sunday 11am – 8pm.
QQuest Escape Games
This escape room center has two themed rooms at all times that encourage teamwork and cooperation. Reservations for birthday parties and corporate events are available. >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON QQUEST & OTHER ADRENALINE ACTIVITIES
717 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-951-2829 Open Sunday – Thursday 2pm – 10pm. Friday – Saturday 2pm – midnight.
Rio Bingo & Arcade
This Pompano Beach arcade features old-fashioned arcade machines and bingo events for all ages.
1280 Powerline Rd, Pompano Beach • 954-590-2806
Fly or ride in a low altitude plane for an aerial view of Florida’s beaches and the Everglades.
1525 NW 56th St a7, Fort Lauderdale • 954-492-9292
An indoor amusement center that has wall-to-wall trampolines for free jumping and trampoline volleyball and dodge ball.
1834 SW 2nd St, Pompano Beach • 954-417-3999 Open Monday 10am – 8pm. Tuesday – Thursday 3:30pm – 8pm. Friday 1pm – 11pm. Saturday 10am -11pm. Sunday 11am – 9pm.
The Rink on the Beach – Family Fun
This ice skating rink has daily free skating sessions and private skating events. Ice skate and walker rentals are available.
4601 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-943-1437 Open from 9am – 10pm
Flippo’s Fort Lauderdale
An indoor playground aimed at children aged 1 – 14, Flippo’s features a ropes course, arcade games, rock wall and more.
1455 SE 17th St, Fort, Lauderdale • 884-354-7767 Open Sunday – Thursday 10am – 7pm. Friday – Saturday 10am – 9pm.
Xtreme Action Park
This sports complex features go-cart racing, bowling, arcade games, trampolines, roller skating and other indoor activities. >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON XTREME ACTION PARK & OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES LIKE IT
5300 Powerline Rd, Fort Lauderdale • 954-491-6265 Open Sunday – Thursday 11am – 10pm. Friday – Saturday 11am – midnight.
DEERFIELD BEACH (AND NORTH)
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Home to a vast and ever-changing gallery, school and store, the museum is situated right next to dozens of shops and restaurants in Mizner Park.
501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton • 561- 392-2500 Open Monday – Thursday 10am – 5pm. Friday 10am – 8pm. Saturday – Sunday noon – 5pm.
Deerfield Beach Historical Society
Learn about Deerfield Beach’s history, tour the historic Butler House and go to events such as art shows and concerts at the Historical Society.
380 E. Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-429-0378 Open Sunday 10am – 2pm.
Deerfield Island Park
Accessible only by a boat shuttle, this wildlife preserve features mangrove swamps, campgrounds and nature trails. >> READ OUR ARTICLE ABOUT DEERFIELD ISLAND PARK HERE
1720 Deerfield Island Park • 954-357-5100 Open Saturday – Sunday 9am – 5pm.
Quiet Waters Park
This large park is home to a man-made beach, a skate park, mountain bike trails, a water park and hosts an annual Renaissance Festival each year. The Ski Rixen cable water skiing system is also on the premises.
401 Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach • 954-357-5100 Open from 8am – 7:30pm.
Sugar Sand Park
This park is home to educational science exhibits and playgrounds as well as a carousel, nature trails through the surrounding forest and pavilions that are available to rent for any occasion.
300 S Military Trail, Boca Raton • 561-347-3900 Open Monday – Saturday 8am – 11pm. Sunday 8am – 8pm.
Vignari Art Gallery
Owned by the Vignari family, this art gallery contains oil paintings, abstract paintings and lithographs by John T. Vignari and other artists.
1626 South East 3rd Court • 855-443-4301 Open from 10am – 6pm.
The largest butterfly park in the world, Butterfly World houses 20,000 species of free-flying butterflies and birds. There is also an insectarium dedicated to locally found insects and arachnids. >> READ OUR ARTICLE ON NATURE-INSPIRED LOCAL ADVENTURES
3600 West Sample Rd, Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek • 954-977-4434 Open Monday-Saturday 9am – 5pm. Sunday 11am – 5pm.
Dan Witt Park
This Lighthouse Point park has tennis and basketball courts, baseball, football and soccer fields and a covered pavilion. Refreshments and restrooms are also available.
4521 NE 22nd Ave, Lighthouse Point • 954-784-3439 Open from 6am – 9pm.
De Groff Park
Have a picnic and watch the intracostal at this Lighthouse Point Park. Plays areas for children are also on the premises.
3098 NE 52nd St, Lighthouse Point • Open from 7am – 9pm.
Frank McDonough Park
Home of the Lake Placid Tennis Center, this park has 9 tennis courts, a pro shop that offers lessons and various other sports fields and courts.
3500 NE 27th Ave, Lighthouse Point • Open from 8am – 8pm.
Recreational programs, summer camps, after-school programs and classes for adults are offered at this Pompano Beach park.
1650 NE 50th Ct, Pompano Beach • 954-786-7871 Open Sunday – Friday 8am – 8pm.
Highland Scrub Natural Area
Hike through acres of sand pine, scrub oak and other smaller scrub foliage and view the turtles, foxes and migratory birds that live in the preserve.
4050 N Dixie Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-357-8109
Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse
Opened in 1907, this Hillsboro Beach lighthouse offers boat tours and a museum dedicated to South Florida’s history.
2801, 907 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach • 954-942-2102
Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society Museum
Located near the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, this museum features more than 100 years worth of artifacts about the lighthouse. Profits from the museum go to the upkeep of the lighthouse and its grounds.
2630 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach • Open Thursday – Sunday 11am – 3pm. Tuesday 11am – 3pm.
BBQ grills, basketball and volleyball courts and fields for baseball, soccer and football are featured at this park.
951 NW 27th Ave, Pompano Beach • 954-786-7882 Open from 8am – 8pm.
Mitchell Moore Park
A Pompano Beach park with playgrounds, football and tracks fields and an attached aquatic center.
901 NW 10th St, Pompano Beach • 954-786-4131
North Pompano Park
This park has soccer and baseball fields, a covered pavilion, playground and basketball courts.
4400 NE 18th Ave, Pompano Beach • 954-786-4090 Open from 6am – 10pm.
Pompano Beach Historical Society
Dedicated to preserving and publicizing Pompano Beach’s history, this center offers tours of historic Pompano Beach houses and other historical sights.
217 NE 4th Ave, Pompano Beach • 954-782-3015 Open Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 3pm.
Pompano Community Park
A park with sports fields, an outdoor pool, an amphitheater, a playground and BBQ grills.
1660 NE 10th St, Pompano Beach • 954-786-4600 open from 7:30am – 10:45pm.
Built in Pompano Beach more than 100 years ago, this historic house hosts tours and can be rented for weddings and other special events.
450 NE 10th St, Pompano Beach • 754-307-5446 Open Monday – Saturday noon – 4pm.
Bonnet House Museum and Garden
Owned by Frederic Clay Bartlett during his life as a successful artist, this historic house offers daily tours of the house itself and the gardens surrounding it.
900 N. Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale • 954-563-5393 Open from 9am – 4pm.
Everglades Holiday Park
A wildlife preserve that has various types of airboat rides, encounters with native Everglades animals and alligator shows.
21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale • 954-434-8111 Open from 9am – 5pm.
Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
This museum features antique cars and car memorabilia as well as a gallery dedicated to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
1527 SW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale • 954-779-7300 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.
DEERFIELD BEACH (AND NORTH)
Located in The Cove Shopping Center, this yoga studio offers classes for all skill levels and abilities.
1645 SE 3rd Ct #100, Deerfield Beach • 954-360-9642
A Deerfield Beach bike shop that specializes in bike rentals and fittings and specialized bikes and equipment.
1346 E Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-427-1484 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm. Saturday 9am – 7pm. Sunday 11am – 5pm.
Located in Quiet Waters Park, this bike shop sells, rents and services all kinds of bikes.
401 Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach • 954-570-8122 Open from 8am – 7:30pm.
Deer Creek Country Club
This Deerfield Beach golf club includes a golf shop, restaurant, clubhouse and offers both private and group golf lessons.
2801 DC Country Club Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-429-0006 Open from 6am – 9pm.
Rent scooters, bikes, skates, snorkeling gear and surf gear at this Deerfield Beach shop.
1969 NE 2nd St, Deerfield Beach • 954-427-4647 Open from 9am – 5pm.
This Deerfield Beach bike shop sells, rents and repairs dozens of bicycle brands.
354 Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach • 954-418-6101 Open 10am – 7pm. Saturday 9am – 6pm. Sunday 11am – 5pm.
Located in the Deer Creek Country Club, ZMG offers summer programs for children and adults, tennis tournaments and fitness programs among others.
2801 DC Country Club Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 561-829-5350
Florida Coast To Coast Helicopters
Learn how to fly a helicopter or ride for your photography, sightseeing or special service needs.
1101 NE 10th St, Pompano Beach • 954-943-5353
Palm-Aire Country Club
This Pompano Beach golf course and country club offers three distinct golf courses for members and visitors to try out. Two golf shops, driving ranges and a professional golf academy can also be found on the premises.
2600 N Palm Aire Dr, Pompano Beach • 954-975-6225 Open from 7am – 8pm.
Paul Kramer’s Learn to Fly Center
Tour Pompano Beach by air or learn how to fly your own plane at this flight school.
1111 NE 10th St, Pompano Beach • 954-946-4400 Open from 6:30am – 7pm.
Pompano Beach Aquatics Center
A local pool that offers various swim lessons and water polo classes. Early access to pools is available with membership.
820 NE 18th Ave., Pompano Beach • 954-786-4128 Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6am – 8pm. Tuesday and Thursday 7am – 8pm. Saturday-Sunday 9am – 4:30pm.
Pompano Beach Golf Course
The driving range is open from sunup to sundown and the two 18-hole courses, the Pines and Palms, are well-kept and two different levels of difficulty for different levels of golfers out there. And Galuppi’s after a round isn’t so bad either.
1101 N. Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-781-0426
Power & Play Motorsports
A motor scooter dealership that sells scooters, go-karts, dirt bikes and ATV’s.
550 N Flagler Ave, Pompano Beach • Open Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm. Saturday 10am – 4pm.
Yoga on the Beach
Affiliated with Yoga 4 Life Studios, this is a donation-based yoga class that is taught beachside in Pompano Beach at the East end of Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach • Sunday 9am – 10am.
Perdrito’s Bike Shop
This neighborhood bike shop sells and rents new and used bikes. Bike repairs and upkeep are also available.
238 Commercial Blvd #1, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea • 954-652-1137 Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm. Sunday midnight – noon.
DEERFIELD BEACH (AND NORTH)
The Cove Shopping Center
A shopping plaza that features small, local restaurants, bars, lounges, stores and boutiques. The Royal Fiesta Event Center, one of the largest catering halls in Deerfield Beach can also be found.
1582 SE 3rd Ct, Deerfield Beach
A Deerfield Beach pet store that sells snakes, turtles, geckos and other exotic reptiles as well as supplies such as terrariums, food and heating lamps.
3314 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach • 954-427-2938 Open Monday – Friday 11am – 8pm. Sunday noon – 6pm.
Ali Cultural Arts
Cultural center in Pompano Beach featuring local & international artworks performances & classes,
353 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd, Pompano Beach, 954-786-7876
Bailey Contemporary Arts
BaCa – an Art center in Pompano Beach with a wide assortment of shows, events, exhibits and special programs
41 NE 1st St, Pompano Beach• 954-284-0141
Festival Market Place
With over 250 specialty stores and more on the way, there is plenty to buy, browse and eat at this Pompano Beach mall.
2900 W Sample Rd, Pompano Beach • 954-979-4555 Open Monday – Friday 9:30am – 5:30pm. Saturday – Sunday 10am – 6pm.
Pompano Citi Centre
This outdoor shopping plaza features an old fashioned carousel, a Chuck E Cheese and dozens of different stores.
1955 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach • 954-943-4683 Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 9pm. Sunday noon – 6pm.
Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park
This Pompano Beach casino offers slot machines, table games and a horse-racing track.
777 Isle of Capri Cir, Pompano Beach • 954-972-2000
Pompano Beach Amphitheater
Hosts numerous musical and concert events throughout the year for a fair price.
1801 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach • 561-223-7231
Pompano Beach Cultural Center
This aptly named building is home to hundreds of works of art along with facilities to create your own art. They put on a variety of shows and plays for your viewing pleasure.
50 W Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach • 954-545-7800 Open Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm.
Pompano Beach Food Tours
Take a stroll along the Intracostal and eat at 5 different restaurants in ‘Shoppes of Harbor Village’ during this dinner tour.
270 N Pompano Beach Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-607-5638
Play table games like poker and blackjack or use one of the over 2,000 slot machines at this casino. Occasional concerts and comedy shows are given.
5550 NW 40th St, Coconut Creek • 954-977-6700
This dance studio offers group classes in waltz, rumba and other dance styles as well as public dances on Fridays and Saturdays.
2309 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach • 954-782-7760
An upscale shopping mall with over 120 stores, customers can shop and eat at each of its three floors. The Galleria offers many amenities such as a gym and a spa.
2414 E. Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale • 954-564-1036 Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 9pm. Sunday noon – 6pm.
Fort Lauderdale Air Tours
See Fort Lauderdale’s beaches, Everglades and coastal skylines from a small plane. Flying lessons with a certified flight instructor are also available.
1525 NW 56th, Fort Lauderdale • 954-399-0049. Open from 8:30am – 4pm.
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The Fun Things to Do in Pompano Beach Guide was prepared by Sarah Licht and our Pompano Beach news desk with additional information from various public sources and other websites.
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