Visitors staying in budget hotels near the War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will certainly want to see the local sights. But don’t miss the opportunity to see what’s going on at the auditorium, too. This historic building was erected in honor of the veterans of the World Wars, the Korean War and the Viet Nam War. It is a multi-purpose facility, located in Holiday Park at 800 NE 8th Street. The auditorium covers 20,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 2,000 people. Over 200 events a year are hosted here. Recent renovations have added improved lighting and acoustical curtains.
The War Memorial Auditorium is a venue for both festivals and trade exhibitions. Among the events that have been here, or are forth coming are: Buckler’s Christmas in July Craft Fair which features unique personalized gifts and gourmet foods; the Fort Lauderdale Antique and Collector Fair; the Suncoast Gun Show; the International Gem and Jewelry Show; and the Cats Exclusive Cat Show. Your discount hotel in Fort Lauderdale near the War Memorial Auditorium is closer to more exciting experiences than you might have thought.