Pembroke Pines, FL (September 25, 2019) - The City of Pembroke Pines Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hosts a variety of Special Events over the course of the calendar year. Enjoy an entertaining day in Pembroke Pines by attending the upcoming events listed below. For the most current special event information, please visit www.ppines.com/specialevents.
Bow Wow Ween and Miss Bow Wow Ween Contest
Show us your best dog costumes from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday October 12, 2019 for the seventh annual Bow Wow Ween event at the Pembroke Pines K9 Officer Craig Rupp Dog Park located at 9751 Johnson Street (just east of Palm Avenue). Bow Wow Ween is the ultimate Halloween celebration for dogs and their owners. Bow Wow Ween includes a dog costume contest by category: Miss Bow Wow Ween, Best Family Costume, cutest, scariest and funniest costumes, Most Original Costume with an awards presentation, dog games, pet vendors and a raffle for those who register at the event. To register your furry friend in the Miss BOW WOW WEEN 2019, for an application contact the Pembroke Pines Special Events Division at 954-392-2116 or visit www.ppines.com/specialevents.
Jazz in the Pines Concert
Free Concert held weather permitting on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way. Enjoy a free and relaxing afternoon with music by Cachi and his Salsa Jazz Ensemble accompanied by Live Painting Artist Lifrancis Rojas. No pets are allowed. Bring a blanket and chair for maximum comfort. Please call the Special Events Office at 954-392-2116 for additional questions.
It’s the time of year to show off those Halloween Costumes and trick or treat at Boo-ville on October 30, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Enjoy the free event with family and friends. There will be hidden prizes, a costume contest, rides, movies, a DJ Dance Party, the Food Truck Invasion and much more. Don’t miss out on this howling good time! For additional information please call the Special Events Division at 954-392-2116.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Let’s pay tribute to the brave women and men of the United States military on Monday, November 11, 2019 at the Pembroke Pines Charles F. Dodge City Center Memorial Park located at 601 City Center Way. The ceremony starts promptly at noon and includes the presentation of colors and guest speakers; refreshments and snack items will be served upon conclusion of the event. No pets are allowed. To purchase a commemorative brick to honor a U.S. Veteran please call 954-392-2116.
Jazz in the Pines
Enjoy a free Sunday concert, weather permitting, on November 17, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with both family and friends. Take in the music of Melina Almodovar. Additionally, you can see the work of Live Painting Artist Gabriela Esquivel. For complete comfort bring a chair or blanket. Pets are not permitted. Please call the Special Events Office at 954-392-2116 if you have any questions.
SnowFest & Lighting Ceremony
Don’t miss the holiday fun on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. There will be 75 tons of snow as well as visits from Santa, face painting, games, rides, musical entertainment, the food truck invasion and much more. Snow Area tickets are required. Visit www.ppines.com/specialevents for ticket sale locations and discounts. Children under the age of 2 receive free admission. For more details please call the City of Pembroke Pines Special Events Division at 954-392-2116.
Jazz in the Pines
Enjoy the last free Sunday concert of 2019, weather permitting, on December 22, 2019 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Enjoy the sounds of the Nikki Kidd Band on a relaxing afternoon and check out Live Painting Artist Jill Lefkowitz. Make sure to bring a chair or blanket for utmost comfort. Pets are not permitted at the event.
Santa’s Holiday Hotline
Who wants to have a phone conversation with Santa Claus? Santa will call pre-registered children, ages 10 and younger, sometime between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. on any day from December 18 through December 20, 2019. The event is free for Pembroke Pines children that have been pre-registered by a parent. To register for Santa’s Holiday Hotline please download the Santa’s Holiday Hotline form at www.ppines.com and returning the completed form to Santa’s Holiday Hotline at the City of Pembroke Pines, 601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. Please call the Special Events Office at 954-392-2116 or visit www.ppines.com/specialevents for additional questions.