downtown Fort LauderdaleAs the holidays come into full swing, many families are looking for an escape from the brisk temperatures and accumulating snow. The perfect warm-weather getaway for the holidays awaits you at The Link Hotel in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Discover a month full of fun holiday events while you stay in one of the best hotels in Fort Lauderdale!

A Holiday Lights Tour Afloat

One of the most common family traditions throughout the country is heading out for an evening of looking at all of the fantastic light displays. When you stay with us in downtown Fort Lauderdale, you will be able to see decorated storefront windows, homes adorned with colorful wreaths, and more. The best way to look at the lights is by taking a tour on the water with a water taxi. From the beginning of December through the 23rd, you can find several water taxis offering tours with the best views of the lights as they reflect off of the rippling waves. Watch the shimmering lights dance along the surface of the waters and enjoy the best parts of the downtown Fort Lauderdaleholidays while enjoying the warmth of winter in Fort Lauderdale. You can also view numerous decorated boats make their way down the Intercoastal Waterway for the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade.

Shimmering Garden Of Lights

Another fun way to see the lights is by taking a short drive from your accommodations to the Flamingo Gardens. From the second week of December to the last weekend of the month, you can purchase tickets and walk through the beautiful botanical gardens as they are lit up with twinkling lights. Kids can visit Santa’s Little Helpers on select. Watch your children’s eyes light up at the sight of life-sized snow globes, a musical light show, crafts, and more! The Flamingo Gardens “Garden of Lights” is an incredible holiday experience that you will not want to miss.

A New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown

After Christmas, the holidays are not quite over yet! Do not forget to ring in the new year with a celebration during your stay in one of the most conveniently located hotels in downtown Fort Lauderdale Florida. Join in the Downtown Countdown with family-friendly activities for the first half of the evening and then live entertainment and a countdown during the second half. This Downtown Fort Lauderdale celebration is sure to be the perfect start to a brand new year! This holiday season, stay with us at The Link Hotel and discover all of the fantastic holiday events in downtown Fort Lauderdale throughout the month of December! Book your stay now and let the holiday fun begin!