The South Florida Ukulele Fest 2014 is bringing some of the best ukulele performers in North America for a full weekend of concerts, ukulele skills workshops, food trucks, ukulele shopping and family FUN in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Ukulele enthusiasts will enjoy an entire weekend of events with a weekend pass ticket but the general public is invited to share the ukulele love with FREE music all day at the South Florida Ukulele Fest 2014 event on March 29th. Saturday, March 29th at 10 a.m. the South Florida Ukulele Fest 2014 takes over Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2nd Street in Downtown Fort Lauderdale across from the Museum of Discovery & Science with a full day of music, ukulele skills workshops, food trucks, shopping and family activities all day. Throughout the day, ukulele enthusiasts who wish to polish their musical skills can participate in various ukulele skills workshops being taught throughout the day and targeted for every skill level from beginners to experienced players. Various ukulele skills workshops will be offered throughout the day and are open to weekend pass ticket holders only. At 7 p.m. A FREE concert under the stars starting featuring performances by famous North American ukulele artists including The Barnkickers, Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee, Manitoba Hal, as well as local favorites Pacific Rhythms and culminating in a spectacular Hawaiian music performance featuring hula and fire dancers. All music - all day for FREE, no tickets necessary. Ukulele Fest attendees can purchase raffle tickets for our highly anticipated ukulele raffle where several beautiful instruments and other fantastic prizes will be raffled to raise money for the FUN: Florida Ukulele Network and their work bringing ukulele music education and performances to people of all ages in the community. Weekend Pass holder ticketed events: On Friday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m., the South Florida Ukulele Fest 2014 kicks off with a ukulele Meet-up, concert and jam session for Ukulele Fest weekend pass holders to be held at ArtServe, 1350 East Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale at Holiday Park. This event features our guest artists as well as members of the Florida Ukulele Network performing with other ukulele enthusiasts from around the country attending the festival. Sunday, March 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekend pass holders will enjoy more music and great food at the Ukulele Luau Sunday Brunch in Esplanade Park where everyone is invited for bring their ukulele to jam in the Park. A limited number of Full Access Weekend Pass tickets are available for $89 for entrance to all South Florida Ukulele Fest 2014. Weekend pass holders will receive access to the Friday night event, VIP concert seating, skills workshops on Saturday and the Ukulele Luau Sunday Brunch. Ukulele Fest Weekend Pass tickets are available for sale online.