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Jan 11, 2018, 18:45 ET Art Gallery 21 in Wilton Manors Presents "The Quilts of Gee's Bend: The Fabric of Their Lives" February 3 - March 10, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, Art Gallery 21 and the City of Wilton Manors are proud to present "The Quilts of Gee's Bend: The Fabric of Their...


Jan 10, 2018, 18:55 ET Free Live Music Returns to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors

For the third consecutive year, the City of Wilton Manors' Leisure Services Department will be hosting the Music at Mickel Concert Series! The...


Jan 09, 2018, 18:50 ET City of Wilton Manors to Celebrate Grand Opening of Splash Pad in Mickel Park

Renovations of Mickel Park are now nearly completed with a kid-friendly component that will provide endless hours of fun in the Island City. The...


Jan 05, 2018, 09:00 ET Free Wilton Drive Shuttle Returns to the City of Wilton Manors

After completing a successful 90-day pilot program in 2017, the City of Wilton Manors will reactivate the free Wilton Drive Shuttle on Friday,...


Oct 25, 2017, 15:45 ET The City of Wilton Manors Receives a Perfect Score from the Human Rights Campaign

For the fourth consecutive year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has awarded Wilton Manors with a perfect score of 100 in the HRC's Municipal...


Oct 05, 2017, 18:30 ET Wilton Manors' 12th Annual Taste of the Island to Unite Foodies for a Good Cause

This Fall, the 12th Annual Taste of the Island will once again tantalize the taste buds of patrons. With more than 20 local restaurants and bars in...


Aug 23, 2017, 15:00 ET 2017 Stonewall Parade and Festival in the City of Wilton Manors Has Economic Impact of More than $2 Million

For the 18th consecutive year, the City of Wilton Manors hosted the largest LGBT pride event in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. Almost 34,000...


Jul 27, 2017, 09:33 ET Wilton Manors Raises Transgender Flag in Solidarity with the Transgender Community

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the transgender flag was raised in the City of Wilton Manors at Jaycee Park. The waving flag is a symbol of support...


Jun 30, 2017, 20:30 ET Wilton Manors Crime Rate Decreases 3 Percent in 2016

In comparison to 2015, the overall crime rate in the City of Wilton Manors dropped by 3 percent, according to the 2016 annual report released by...


May 09, 2017, 20:15 ET Historic Wedding Venue and Park Spaces Available for Private Parties in the City of Wilton Manors

Looking for the perfect historic landmark, or Certified Wildlife Habitat park for your wedding or special event? The City of Wilton Manors is home...


May 05, 2017, 16:30 ET City of Wilton Manors Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Annual Island City Canoe Race

Dust off your oars and join the City of Wilton Manors for their annual Island City Canoe Race on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Participants will be in...


Mar 31, 2017, 14:30 ET City of Wilton Manors Launches Free Wilton Drive Shuttle Pilot Program

Getting around to your favorite restaurants, bars and shops in the Island City is about to get easier! From Thursday, March 30 to Friday, June 30,...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:30 ET Smithsonian Exhibit "The Way We Worked" and "Wilton Manors Works" Event Arriving at Art Gallery 21 March 2017

Art Gallery 21, in partnership with the City of Wilton Manors, the Central Area Neighborhood Association of Wilton Manors, The Pride Center at...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:10 ET Sponsor, Volunteer or Join in the Parade for the 18th Annual Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival: Greater Fort Lauderdale's Largest LGBT Event

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, more than 30,000 locals and tourists, of all ages, will attend the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival:...


Feb 15, 2017, 16:00 ET City of Wilton Manors Announces New Creative and Dance Class Offerings

The City of Wilton Manors' Leisure Services Department has expanded its class offerings even further! Four new classes have been added to the...


Dec 15, 2016, 09:20 ET Live Music Returns to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors

Live music will once again return to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors. Featuring various artists and bands, across several different musical genres,...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:45 ET Wilton Manors Receives a Perfect Score from the Human Rights Campaign

For the third consecutive year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has awarded Wilton Manors with a perfect score of 100 in the HRC's Municipal...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:30 ET Celebrate the Holidays in the Island City

'Tis the season for holiday events and the City of Wilton Manors is ready to celebrate in full force. Residents, visitors and the business...


Oct 11, 2016, 15:30 ET New Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service Begins in Wilton Manors

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the City of Wilton Manors implemented a new program called, "Waste Management's At Your Door Special Collection."...


Jul 28, 2016, 11:45 ET Wilton Manors Crime Rate Decreases and City Commissioners Urge for Gun Control

In comparison to 2014, the City of Wilton Manors' overall crime rate dropped 14.7 percent in 2015, according to the 2015 annual report released by...


Jun 13, 2016, 15:05 ET City of Wilton Manors Mourns Over the Orlando Massacre and Evaluates Upcoming Stonewall Festival

 In the wake of the Orlando massacre, hearts were heavy yesterday in the City of Wilton Manors. The City's pride flag, which was permanently...


May 05, 2016, 14:15 ET The City of Wilton Manors to Permanently Raise Pride Flag in City Park

The City of Wilton Manors will permanently raise the pride flag at Jaycee Park, located across from City Hall at the corner of Wilton Drive and NE...


Feb 02, 2016, 20:28 ET Wilton Manors Mayor Gary Resnick Signs Letters to Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Jeb Bush to Acknowledge the Reality and Urgency of Climate Change

Wilton Manors Mayor Gary Resnick has joined 13 other mayors, from Southeast Florida, in signing letters to both Senator Marco Rubio and Governor...


Jan 04, 2016, 16:00 ET City of Wilton Manors Hosts Free Concerts at Hagen and Mickel Park Beginning This Month!

 Music will come to the City's parks this year when the City of Wilton Manors launches Live Music at Mickel, a monthly, live-music concert...


Dec 17, 2015, 23:00 ET Wilton Manors Receives A Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index for the Second Year in a Row

 According to the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Municipal Equality Index, for the second year in a row, the City of Wilton Manors is perfect. The...