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7 Can't-Miss April Events In South Florida

TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL

TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival returns to Fort Lauderdale beach April 12 to 14. This year’s lineup will feature performers including Kenny Chesney, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Jason Aldean and Elle King. (Ticket prices vary; tortugamusicfestival.com)

THE SYMPHONIA

Head to the Crest Theatre at Old School Square for a performance by South Florida’s world-class chamber orchestra, The Symphonia. The April 1 concert titled “Danzon Symphonia” will feature Grammy nominated conductor Alastair Willis and Lidia Kaminska as the bandoneon soloist with pieces by Shostakovich, Goilijov, Piazzolla and Weil. (Tickets from $59; thesymphonia.org)

DELRAY AFFAIR

Delray Beach’s oldest and largest art fair, Delray Affair, returns April 12 to 14, taking place across 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal Waterway to NW Second Avenue. Browse an eclectic mix of fine arts and crafts from national and international artists during the two-day event. (free; delrayaffair.com)

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Photo by The Blue Wild

THE BLUE WILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPO

South Florida’s premier water sports expo will make a splash on April 27 and 28 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo will offer 65,000 square feet for more than 150 exhibitors specializing in fishing, scuba, paddleboarding, boats, kayaks and more. ($20; thebluewild.com)

Genie Appel-Cohen
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ART & SOUL

Business for the Arts of Broward is hosting its fifth annual Art & Soul event at the CIRC Hotel on April 11. Guests will be treated to live music, gourmet food and interactive art with collectible artwork also available for purchase. ($50/advance, $60/at door; bfabroward.org)

VEGFEST

Learn all about plant-based foods during Boca Raton’s rendition of VegFest taking place at Mizner Park Amphitheater on April 27. Browse vendors selling yoga apparel, tea, essential oils, jewelry and skin care. (free; pbvegfest.com)

Edgar Winter
Edgar Winter

BEATLES ON THE BEACH

Get ready for a lineup of world-class music in Delray Beach during the International Beatles on the Beach Festival taking place from April 25 to 28. Catch performances by The Edgar Winter Band and McCartney Mania, among others, at Old School Square Pavilion. (Ticket prices vary; beatlesonthebeach.com)