Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics

Welcome to Fort Lauderdale!

Experience Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 23 miles of promenade-lined beachfronts and explore a destination that boasts luxury hotels, an impressive art scene, world-class restaurants, craft breweries, nightlife, shopping, casinos and the Everglades on its doorstep

Average Temperature

67°C | 83°F

Time Zone

Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) | UTC / GMT -04:00

Currency: USD

Electricity: 120V

With more than 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, flip flops and shorts are a common sight in the hotels and beaches. View up-to-date weather information for Fort Lauderdale.

Things to Do
Amidst the exotic Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean’s endless waves are a plethora of things to do in Greater Fort Lauderdale. From blue wave beaches to big-city entertainment, Greater Fort Lauderdale has all the relaxation and recreation you’ve been looking for. Explore the Visitor Bureau's recommondations of things to do while there! Visit the Congress's microsite here!

Calendar of Events
Day or night, there's always something sunny going on: Concerts on the beach, multicultural events, arts and cultural festivals, sports of all sorts and off-the-beaten-path experiences of live indie music, warehouse jam sessions, street art and local hang outs.

Explore the Visitor Bureau's calendar of events!