1) Tortuga Music Festival - Ft. Lauderdale
It's a three day music festival on the beach. Jason Aldean, Kenney Chesney, Thomas Rhett, Flo Rida, Sheryl Crow, Maren Morris, Kane Brown, Joan Jett and more. Brightline (or is it Virgin Trains USA now?) has special trains you can take down running all weekend. Held on the Ft. Lauderdale beach all weekend.
2) Buy Rick Allen Art - Boca Raton - Ft. Lauderdale
Rock icon Rick Allen, from Def Leppard, is bringing his art collection "Rick Allen: Legends & Dreams 2019." to Wentworth Galleries all over the U.S. The collection is premiering here in South Florida.
Friday, April 12 on Las Olas from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, Town Center Mall
Top collectors of Rick Allen’s artwork will be offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to join Rick for dinner after the shows. This special and rare experience provides collectors with the chance to connect with the legendary artist and rock icon in an intimate and unforgettable way. Interested fans and collectors may learn more about this unique opportunity by contacting the galleries directly.
3) Relay for Life - Jupiter
Held by the American Cancer Society, at the Downtown Abacoa Amphitheater, it's a fundraiser and the organization's signature event, the mission of Relay For Life is to raise funds to improve cancer survival, decrease the incidence of cancer, and improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their caretakers. Saturday, April 13 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Car Show - West Palm Beach
Hundreds of cars go to the auction block at South Florida Fairgrounds. All weekend long you can walk around and look at all types of cars.
5) 22nd Annual Craft Festival - Stuart
The sunny, seaside town of Stuart is set to see thousands of creative creations during the 22ndAnnual Downtown Stuart Craft Festival taking place April 13 - 14. Nearly 100 craft artisans from around Florida and the nation will line Osceola street from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Residents and visitors can peruse thousands of handcrafted-in-the-USA items. 26 SW Osceola St., Stuart, FL 34994ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.