City of Hollywood CRA Visitor Information Center
Hollywood encompasses 27 square miles along the Atlantic Ocean between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. A Trip Advisor Traveler's Choice Winner, Hollywood Beach features a one-of-a-kind oceanfront promenade called the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk that stretches nearly two and a half miles along the sandy beach. Named one of America's Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel + Leisure magazine, this brick-pavered walkway is a haven for joggers, bicyclists, rollerbladers and all who would prefer to take in the action from the comfort of one of the countless eateries and cafés along the way. Downtown Hollywood is a budding arts district that is home to numerous galleries, Cinema Paradiso art-house theater, the Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, the ArtsPark at Young Circle, the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, creative businesses, and dozens of restaurants and cafes around the world. Local galleries feature exquisite pieces by international, national and local artists. Several venues offer art lessons, workshops, date night events and paint parties. Cinema Paradiso located in the heart of Downtown Hollywood., is an intimate 72 seat state-of-the-art digital cinema showcasing World Cinema and American Independents. Cinema Paradiso also co-hosts the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival each year, and a variety of specialized events throughout the year. The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood presents contemporary gallery exhibitions, live stage performances, and high-quality education programs for adults and children. The ArtsPark at Young Circle is a 10-acre circular park located in Downtown Hollywood. The ArtsPark features an on-site glass blowing studio, an onsite silversmith, resident visual artists and an open to the public gallery that showcases rotating exhibitions. The ArtsPark offers visitors a wide array of visual and performing arts themed educational, recreational, and entertainment activities in an urban park setting. Over two dozen original works of art are painted on the sides of buildings by select artists from around the world as a part of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project. Enjoy the murals at your leisure with an online map (hollywoodcra.org/DHMP) or meet up with others for a free and fun guided tour, offered at 6 p.m. during monthly ArtWalk events on the third Saturday of every month. The Downtown Hollywood Artwalk is held on the third Saturday of each month from 5pm - 10pm. Visit galleries, listen to live music, enjoy exhibits and live outdoor performances, shop at the Artisan Market that features over 50 creative and handmade items from local vendors and indulge your taste buds at one of the many restaurants nearby. With easy ocean access and village-like feel, Florida’s Hollywood is a “can't miss” destination with numerous highly-rated restaurants, small inns and hotels right on the Broadwalk. Hollywood Beach is among the first in Florida to be designated a Blue Wave Beach, a distinction that places it among the United States’ cleanest, safest and most user-friendly beaches. Convenient and frequent trolley service for $1.00 is available between Hollywood Beach and Downtown Hollywood. From the sand to the city, you'll love what you find in Hollywood, FL.