A partial list of 2014 Activities and Initiatives by the Association

  • Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association Membership Drive –  Free Drinks and Appetizers  at Grill 401
  • Fall Cultural Season Preview by Leading Arts Groups and reception at Broward Performance Center. Free to members
  • Carrie Evening Cruise to see holiday Lights. Free to members.
  • Holiday Party at Las Olas Fine Arts. Free for Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association members.
  • “New bigger and Better”Las Olas Sunday Market sponsored by the Downtown Civic Association
  • Champions of Downtown Awards
  • Traffic Study


  • Forum of new projects – “What’s Happening Downtown?”
  • Forum on the Courthouse plans and other projects“What’s Happening South of the River”
  • Free Major Movie Preview for Association members at International Film Festival, Cinema Paradiso
  • Forum with four community visionaries – “It’s A New Year! What’s Possible for Fort Lauderdale and America?
  • First Civic Star Award presented to John Stetson
  • CityView Magazine became the official magazine of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association
  • Forum with City Manager Lee Feldman “What Do You Get For Your Tax Dollars?”
  • Forum with Former Mayor Rob Dressler and Former City Commissioner Jack Latona“How Do The Politics Work? Who Leads In The Community?”
  • Start of the new Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association website (,
    • Started Association’s Facebook Page, Twitter page
  • Las Olas Sunday Market Grand Opening Breakfast  at YOLO – free for  Civic Association Members
  • Association membership drive “Champions of Downtown Awards” reception, Huizenga Plaza, sponsored by DDA
  • Forum, with County Commissioner Tim Ryan and DDA Executive Director Chris Wren – “Vehicular Traffic, Pedestrian Safety and Wave Update”
  • Downtown Fort Lauderdale Civic Association “It’s Magic” Happy Hour at YOLO
  • Forum with Mayor Jack Seiler – “Where’s Downtown Headed?”

….and much more!

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