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DescriptionSouth of Fort Lauderdale, north of Miami and extending west from the Atlantic Ocean past Florida’s Turnpike, Hollywood is a combination of a seaside resort and a residential metropolis.
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Children will enjoy taking a break along the Broadwalk at Charnow Park. This beachfront park comes equipped with a water fountain to splash in, two areas dedicated to playground equipment and several covered picnic areas.
Hollywood prides itself on its cultural amenities. At the core of its redeveloped downtown district is the ArtsPark at Young Circle, a multifaceted space within a 10-acre circular roundabout. A popular gathering place, the park includes an artistic water sculpture near a huge baobab tree, a play area for children with an interactive fountain, a contemporary pavilion with classrooms and art studios, an amphitheater, glassblowing demonstrations, a shady grove, a meadow for tossing Frisbees and a plaza that is a frequent venue for festivals and events. Funtastic Fridays features children's activities Fridays at 5:30; movies are shown at 8 p.m. Food Truck Mondays take place Monday 5:30-10. Phone (954) 921-3500.
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Visitor InfoHollywood Beach Visitor Center 320 Johnson St. HOLLYWOOD, FL 33019. Phone:(954)924-2936
ShoppingDowntown Hollywood offers boutique shopping, art galleries and dining venues. Harrison Art and Design District is known for its selection of antiques, collectibles, artwork, and home furnishings and accessories. Oakwood Plaza, 3900 Oakwood Blvd., features a cluster of nationally-known book, clothing and household retail stores as well as restaurants and theaters. Clothing and jewelry featuring the Hard Rock logo can be found at the gift shop at Hard Rock Cafe, 1 Seminole Way.
Things to SeeAnne Kolb Nature Center