Upcoming Events


Riverwalk Chili Cookoff | Saturday, February 23

Riverwalk Chili Cookoff

Saturday, February 23

Esplanade Park
400 SW 2nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

It’s all about chili and charity on Saturday, February 23rd at the annual Riverwalk Chili Cook-Off at Esplanade Park!

The goal of this annual event is to bring together professional, amateur and teams of aspiring and non-aspiring cooks together with local charities for a friendly chili cook-off competition where “YOU BE THE JUDGE.”  

The event is FREE to attend for Chili lovers of all ages, Riverwalk supporters and well-behaved dogs on leash. For $5, attendees will be able to sample multiple chilies and vote on who they think makes the best chili.

The afternoon will be complete with live entertainment from the Schools of Rock West Broward, Pompano Beach and Coral Springs, vendors, and fun activities for all to enjoy; while raising funds for Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale and multiple local charities. The theme of this year’s event is SPORTS TEAMS, so feel free to rock your own favorite sports team apparel gear.

Doggie-Palooza | Saturday, February 23


Saturday, February 23

Happy Tails Dog Park
6600 SW 16 Street
Plantation, Florida

This event is designed to provide canine owners with information on products and services local companies have to offer.

Demonstrations provided by the City of Plantations K9 dogs and 
Frisbee Dog Show. Experience the Purpose Driven Pup Chase Course and Captain Cartoon Pet Caricatures. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Pooches, Pet/Owner Look-A-Like Contest and Best Pet Tricks

Pricing/ticketing info: $2.00 for Human Companions – Canines are free!! Entrance Fee will benefit Boxer Friends, Inc.

PAWS Gala 'Havana Nights' | Saturday, March 30

Riverwalk Chili Cookoff

Saturday, March 30
Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina

6:30 p.m. ~ Cocktails and Silent Auction
8:00 p.m. ~ Dinner, Dancing and Live Auction

Tropical Glam or Cocktail Attire

Benefiting the Humane Society of Broward County
Individual tickets $250 each
Sponsorship opportunities are available

For more information regarding the event, please contact 954-266-6827 or

For sponsorship opportunities, please CLICK HERE or contact 954-266-6827 or

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Bona Give Back Monday | Monday, April 8

Bona Give Back Monday

Monday, April 8
4:00pm – 10:00pm

Bona | Italian Restaurant & Pizza
2468 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

On Monday, April 8th, Bona Italian Restaurant & Pizza is hosting Give Back Monday. 10% of the evening sales will be donated to the Humane Society of Broward County. Bona will donate for all dine-in and take-out (sorry, offer not applicable on deliveries).

Just because this event is happening after the Walk is over doesn’t mean the fundraising has to end!

Pawsitive Strides 5K | Saturday, June 8

Pawsitive Strides 5K
Benefiting the Humane Society of Broward County

Saturday, June 8
Check-In Starts at 6:30am
Run Starts at 8:00am

TY Park
Hollywood, Florida

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More information to come.

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