City of Fort Lauderdale - Upcoming Events
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Venice of America

Upcoming Events

Here are some of the exciting events coming to the War Memorial Auditorium. For a complete listing, download our Schedule of Events PDF File

You can also sign up for e-mail announcements of coming events.

Go directly to the War Memorial Auditorium Ticketmaster Venue Page.

Fight Time 20

August 29
Fight Time Promotions MMA: Fight Time 20
Don't miss this live world-class professional MMA event! New! Behind the Scenes VIP Experience and VIP Ringside Tables are being offered. Tickets: $49, $59, $69, $89 and $99.  $5 off General Admission for Students and Veterans.  Admission tickets are at the WMA Box Office, day of show. For VIP Stage Tables, call 786-543-1177. For VIP Ringside Table tickets, purchase these through  Visit for more details.  Doors open Friday at 7 p.m. First fight at 8 p.m.

Gun & Knife Show

September 20-21
Gun & Knife Show
The Fort Lauderdale Gun Show is a favorite for local gun collectors, hunters and enthusiasts. Dealers and private collectors from across Florida exhibit at this show. You'll find a huge selection of guns, accessories, and many hard-to-find items. $12 adults, $11 with coupon, free for kids 12 and under. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Roller Derby: Gold Coast Derby Grrls Cat 5’s vs. Sintral Florida Derby Demons

October 11
Roller Derby: Gold Coast Derby Grrls
Cheer on our hometown roller derby team, the Gold Coast Derby Grrls! Saturday, 6 p.m. Tickets: Advanced Prices are $15 General Admission/ $20 Suicide Area/ $25 Reserved. Price increases $5 for all tickets day of show. For tickets, visit For more information, visit