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The Venice of America’s many waterways
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Fort Lauderdale has so many canals, it's known as the Venice of America.

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A reef diver examines the colorful world below
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The waters off Fort Lauderdale feature a three-tiered coral reef system, popular with divers.

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Yachts in the harbor at night
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Greater Fort Lauderdale is the Yachting Capital of the World, home to more than 55,000 yachts.

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Stand up paddleboarding along one of Fort Lauderdale's many waterways
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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
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One of colorfully decorated boats in the Winterfest Boat Parade
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Event

Winterfest Boat Parade

December

Horse race in progress at the Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach
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Kenny Martin
The jam-packed Tortuga Music Festival
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Rock the Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival
Showing off the catch at the Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo
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Spiny lobster caught during the annual BugFest in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Event

BugFest

July

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