City of Pembroke Pines
Special Events Fall Update
Patriot Day Ceremony,
Four Jazz in the Pines Concerts,
Bow Wow Ween,
Boo-ville, Veterans Day Ceremony, Santa’s Holiday Hotline and Snowfest
Pembroke Pines, FL (August 23, 2018) The City of Pembroke Pines Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hosts a variety of Special Events. 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.
September 11 Ceremony
The Patriot Day, September 11, 2018 Remembrance Ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center Memorial Park located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Let’s honor the fallen. Ceremony includes Presentation of Colors, patriotic music and remarks by Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank C. Ortis and other city officials. The event is free to attend. For additional information, Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116.
Jazz in the Pines Concert
Enjoy a free Sunday concert, weather permitting, on September 23, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. Enjoy the relaxing music performed by the band Electric Piquete. Spend time with family, friends and fellow Pines residents. For utmost comfort, bring a chair and blanket. No pets allowed at the event. Please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116 for further information.
Bow Wow Ween and Miss Bow Wow Ween Contest
Does your dog have the best Halloween Costume? Show us from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday October 13, 2018 for the sixth 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 pinnacle of Halloween parties 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. Register your pretty female pooches in the Miss BOW WOW WEEN 2018 contest held at BOW WOW WEEN. For an application contact the Special Events Office at 954-392-2116 or visit www.ppines.com/specialevents.
Jazz in the Pines Concert
Free Sunday Concert held weather permitting on October 21, 2018 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 the band Sound of Vision. 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.
Show off those Halloween Costumes and trick or treat at Boo-ville on October 30, 2018 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way. Enjoy the free event with family and friends. There will be pumpkin patches with hidden prizes, a costume contest, rides, movies, the Food Truck Invasion and much more. Don’t miss out on this great Halloween event and have a spooktacular time! For additional information please call the Special Events Office at 954.392.2116.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Let’s honor the brave women and men of the United States military on November 11, 2018 at the Pembroke Pines Charles F. Dodge City Center Memorial Park located at 601 City Center Way. The ceremony starts at noon and includes the presentation of colors and guest speakers; refreshments will be served at the 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 18, 2018 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 family and friends. Take in the music of Othello Molineaux. 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 1, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Charles F. Dodge City Center, 601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025. Come see snow in Florida. We will be featuring 75 tons of it as well as visits from Santa, face painting, games, rides, musical entertainment, the food truck invasion and more. 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 Special Events Office at 954-392-2116.
Jazz in the Pines
Enjoy the last free Sunday concert of 2018, weather permitting, on December 16th 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 Mojito Groove on a relaxing afternoon. Make sure to bring a chair or blanket for maximum comfort. Pets are not permitted at the event.
Santa’s Holiday Hotline
Who wants to talk to Santa? 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, 2018. The event is free for Pembroke Pines children that have been pre-registered by a parent. To register for Santa’s Holiday Hotline please contact the hardworking Pembroke Pines elves by downloading 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 information.