From the Coral Springs City Commission:
October in Coral Springs is a great time to celebrate fall traditions and enjoy signature events that showcase why our city is the premier community in which to live, work, and raise a family.
Break out the beer steins and lace up your lederhosen – Oktoberfest returns on Saturday, October 14, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Great Lawn of City Hall (9500 W. Sample Road.) This year’s event features Bavarian cuisine, brews, activities for all ages, and, back by popular demand, a Weiner Dog Race. Learn more at CoralSprings.gov/Oktoberfest.
Set, hike! Commissioner Joshua Simmons is hosting Move with the Mayor on Thursday, October 19 with a friendly game of Flag Football from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Coral Glades High School Stadium Field (2700 Sportsplex Drive.) All ages are invited to go outside, get active, and interact for a fun family night of football.
It’s time for spooky thrills and Halloween chills! The city’s Thrills ‘N Chills Indoor Carnival will take place on Saturday, October 21, at the Coral Springs Gymnasium (2501 Coral Springs Drive) with two convenient sessions (1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) featuring a haunted walk-through, carnival games, music, crafts, and more. Admission prices and details can be found at CoralSprings.gov/Halloween.
Other events taking place this month include a Senior Health Fair, Open Play Chess, Fire Department Pasta Dinner, and more. For details on all upcoming events, visit the city’s website.
Budget hearings were held last month to adopt the city’s budget for fiscal year 2024. A great deal of time, attention and planning goes into the budget process and as your elected officials, we are committed to ensuring fiscal responsibility while meeting the needs of running a progressive and innovative city. You can view the adopted budget book on the city’s website.
This month’s Commission Meetings will take place on Wednesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. As always, the public is invited to attend Commission meetings. The meetings are aired on CityTV, Blue Stream Channels 25, 25.7, 725 and on AT&T U-Verse channel 99. Meetings are also live-streamed on CityTV.