South Florida Food and Drink Events This Weekend: Ugly Sweater Party, Christmas in the Caribbean, and Gingerbread Workshop

Someone put that elf back on the shelf!
Someone put that elf back on the shelf!
Tap 42

Friday

Annual Ugly Sweater Party
Mickey Byrnes Irish Pub (1921 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood) will host an ugly sweater party from 7 to 9 p.m. A $15 donation at the door includes 3 drink tickets will all proceeds benefiting Gilda’s Club South Florida. There will be prizes for the ugliest sweater. Visit mickeybyrnes.com.

Third Annual Ugly Sweater Party
Himmarshee Public House (201 SW Second St, Fort Lauderdale) will host an ugly sweater party from 10 to 4 a.m. Call (516) 469-5306.

Tarpon Bend Ugly Sweater Party
Tarpon Bend (200 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale) is also getting ugly with an ugly sweater party. There will be live music, two-for-one drinks until 10 p.m., and contests. This starts at 5 pm. Visit tarponbend.com.

Bad Santa Bus Loop
Don your best bad Santa outfit starting at 6 p.m. After checking in at Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery (219 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale), participants will stop at bars such as Lucky's Tavern, Tarpon Bend, America's Backyard, The Royal Pig and more. Tickets start at $30 and are $35 at the door. Proceeds benefit Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, Covenant House Florida, Broward County Gator Club Scholarship Fund, Jessica June Children's Cancer Foundation and Jack and Jill Children Center. Visit blacktie-southflorida.com.

Saturday

Annual Tacky Sweater Party at Brimstone Woodfire Grill
Brimstone Woodfire Grill (14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines) will also host an ugly sweater party complete with seasonal drinks, live music and appetizers. This is from 8 to midnight. Visit brimstonewoodfiregrill.com.

Gingerbread House Workshop
Whole Foods (2000 North Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 14956 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines; 2411 N Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach; 810 University Dr., Coral Springs; 1903 University Drive, Davie) will host a gingerbread workshop. This starts at $20 with times varying on locations. Visit EventBrite for Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, Coral Springs or Davie locations.

Have a holly, jolly cocktail.
Have a holly, jolly cocktail.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill

Sunday

Bad Santa Brunch at Tap 42
Tap 42 (5050 Town Center Cir #247, Boca Raton and 1411 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale) will let guests dine and take shots with Santa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bottomless mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Funky Buddha Floridan are $15. Visit Tap42.com.

Brunch with Santa at Oceans 234
Oceans 234 (234 Northeast 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach) will feature Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Complimentary family photos will be available. Visit Oceans234.com.

Christmas in the Caribbean
Bistro Ten Zero One (West Palm Beach Marriott, 1001 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach) will be the host of the annual Christmas in the Caribbean holiday party. Presented for one night only will be a dinner inspired by Puerto Rico and its surrounding islands. Dinner costs $35 and includes food as well as two drinks per person. This is from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit bit.ly/bistro121816.

Big Flavors, Open Skies: A Night with Seminole Hard Rock and Coconut Creek
Swank Specialty Produce (Swank Loxahatchee Groves, 14311 North Road, Loxahatchee) is teaming up with Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek for a farm-to-table dinner. Starting at 4 p.m., guests will enjoy a five-course pairing dinner. Tickets are $160 with partial proceeds benefiting FLIPANY. Reservations required. Call 561-202-5648.

All Month Long

Hoffman's Chocolate Winter Wonderland
Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating its 26th-annual Winter Wonderland at Hoffman’s Chocolates Factory, Shoppe, Ice Cream Parlour, and Gardens (5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres). Until Friday, December 30, attendees can enjoy lights, holiday displays, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The shop will also introduce its Circle of Celebration holiday wreath display and contest. Visit hoffmans.com.

For more events, visit our online calendar or pick up the print edition of New Times every Thursday. To submit an event, use our online form.

Natalya Jones is a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach Counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her on Twitter.

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Himmarshee Public House

201 SW 2nd St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Tilted Kilt

219 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-763-5458

tiltedkilt.com

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Lucky's Tavern

214 SW Second St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-356-8140

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Tarpon Bend Food & Tackle

200 SW Second St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-523-3233

tarponbend.com

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America's Backyard

100 SW Third Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

954-449-1025

www.myamericasbackyard.com

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Royal Pig Pub & Kitchen

350 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Brimstone Woodfire Grill

14575 SW 5th St.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

954-430-2333

www.brimstonewoodfiregrill.com

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Whole Foods Market

810 University Dr.
Coral Springs, FL 33071

954-753-8000

www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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Whole Foods Market

2000 N. Federal Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

954-565-5655

www.wholefoodsmarket.com

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Tap 42

5050 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33486

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Tap 42

1411 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

954-463-4900

www.tap42.com

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Oceans 234 Beach, Bar, and Bistro

234 N. Ocean Dr.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

954-428-2539

www.oceans234.com

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Bistro Ten Zero One

1001 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

561-833-1234


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