Things to do while visiting Hollywood City

The laid-back yet lively city of Hollywood Beach, Florida, is located between the major tourist hubs of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. In 1920, Joseph Young arrived in Florida with the goal of establishing a "dream city."

Young was able to realize his idea thanks to the pleasant weather all year and the beautiful beaches. Today, Hollywood is home to a varied population of working-class families, single adults from all walks of life, and vibrant local culture influenced by Cuban, Peruvian, Romanian, and Colombian influences.

Before traveling into downtown Hollywood, Florida to soak up some culture in the city's unique art district, stroll along the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk for shopping, fine eating, or an energizing jog.


Top Restaurants in Downtown Hollywood, FL and the Boardwalk Beach Area

Trying some unique yet top-notch cuisine is one of the best parts of visiting Hollywood. Take advantage of these highly rated cuisines from the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk.

Runas Peruvian Cuisine: If you're looking for some Peruvian cuisine, Runas Peruvian Cuisine is the place to go. The upmarket atmosphere and traditional meals like ceviche are unbeatable. If you're unsure, go for the chef's special.

GG's Waterfront or Taverna Opa; For beachfront seafood and sophisticated dining, GG's Waterfront is the place to go. If you appreciate Happy Hour treats, stop by GG's Waterfront to sample a wide range of seafood dishes from their outside terrace.

Perhaps you're in the mood for some classic Italian cuisine? If you're looking for a unique way to express yourself, Sapore di Mare is the place to be As you relish traditional pizza and seafood delicacies while taking in the lovely scenery, you'll feel as if you're dining along the Italian shore.

CAFÉ CLUB  by Les Artistes: CAFÉ CLUB by Les Artistes is a charming hideaway from the masses where you can savor renowned French cuisine. This eatery is hard to beat in every way, from fresh salmon and shellfish to crepes and smoothies.


Nightlife in Downtown Hollywood, FL

The nightlife is concentrated on downtown Hollywood, Florida. However, there are still a few hidden gems along the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk.

Twin Peaks:  is a sports bar in downtown Hollywood, Florida, that serves strong beverages, 46 Degree cold beer and hosts live music . Unlike many comparable bars, Twin Peaks also provides some fantastic food.

Spice-Resto Lounge: Be aware that Spice-Resto Lounge can be rather crowded, but once you arrive, you'll understand why. Spice-Resto Lounge offers a night of Spanish dancing, drinks, and cuisine. You might also would like to check our Tequila Bar.

Mamacitas, Red Pelican Bar and Hookah Lounge: If you don't want to party  but yet want to have a good time, you can go to Mamacitas, Pelican Bar and Hookah Lounge, which are located on the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, right on the water.


Exciting Annual Events in Hollywood, FL

The year-round pleasant weather in Hollywood makes it an ideal venue for exciting activities. Here are some of the most popular yearly and ongoing events in Hollywood, Florida.

Downtown Hollywood FL Art Walk: The Miami Herald recognized the Downtown Hollywood FL Art Walk Best Art Walk for the second year in a row. That's a high bar to set in a city with a strong creative scene. Every third Saturday of the month, the Hollywood FL Art Walk takes place.

Seminole Hard Rock Wine and Food Festival: In November, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts the Seminole Hard Rock Wine and Food Festival, where you may sample international wines and delicacies.

Las Olas Wine and Food Festival: To attend you'll need to travel from downtown Hollywood to Fort Lauderdale - but it'll be worth it. This all-inclusive event will take place in April and will benefit a good cause.


Don’t Miss These Attractions in Hollywood, FL

You've heard of the Hollywood Florida boardwalk and beaches, but what else can you do with your free time?

ArtsPark at Young Circle: Located in the heart of downtown Hollywood, FL, ArtsPark hosts a variety of events and Hollywood, Florida attractions from local artists such as glassblowing, jewelry creation, and live music. Come by to check what's going on.

Anne Kolb Nature Center: Take a break from the Hollywood, Florida beach and visit Anne Kolb Nature Center's 1,500-acre conserved wetlands. Take a boat excursion or go for a walk along one of the park's numerous pathways.

Seminole Hard Rock Guitar Hotel & Casino: On any trip, casinos are usually a fun way to spend a rainy day. For some table games, beverages, or maybe a spa day, stop by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

The Arts and Cultural Center of Hollywood, always has something spectacular going on. You're likely to find something that piques your interest, from renowned galleries to family days.


Prime Shopping Opportunities Near the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk

A visit to downtown Hollywood, FL and the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk isn't complete without a day (or several) of shopping. Take advantage of these opportunities.

Hollywood Paradise: Along the Hollywood Florida Boardwalk, this  is a one-stop shop for souvenirs, trinkets, and everything Florida.

Margaritaville Surf Shop: For premium resort-style bags, shirts, dresses, and more, visit the Margaritaville Surf Shop in the lobby of the Margaritaville Beach Resort.

Maybe you're in the mood for a whole day of shopping at Hollywood Hills Plaza. Your favorite stores can be found at the Hollywood Hills Plaza in Downtown Hollywood, FL.

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