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South Florida’s 2017 Riptide Music Festival
South Florida’s 2017 Riptide Music Festival

Experience South Florida’s Music Festival of the Year

Fort Lauderdale Beach is hosting the biggest party of the year: the second annual Riptide Music Festival! It’s the perfect way to enjoy music while catching a sun tan.

Tickets are still available for both Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd. Not sure which day to go? We’ve got the scoop on who’s playing each day and what type of music you’ll be enjoying.

If you want to experience both days, we’ve got the best hotel in Fort Lauderdale for this spectacular music event.

Location and Times
The event is located at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park at 1100 Seabreeze Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Our hotel is only a short drive from the beach.

Show times are 11am to 10pm on Saturday, and 12pm to 7pm on Sunday.

Get Sharkwrecked at Riptide
Saturday’s festival is an alternative music invasion! Presented by 104.3 The Shark and 790 The Ticket, you won’t want to miss Saturday’s line-up:

  • Cage the Elephant
  • Weezer
  • Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
  • Portugal. The Man
  • Iration
  • Saint Motel
  • New Politics
  • Mondo Cozmo
  • MiQ
  • Barns Courtney
  • The Academic
  • Alex di Leo
  • Mike Mineo
  • Los 5
  • Brother Sundance
  • The Heirs
  • And many more to be announced!

The World’s Largest Beach Party
Sunday’s festival is presented by 102.7 The Beach and 101.5 Lite FM, bringing you all your favorite classic hits. The line-up includes:

  • KC and The Sunshine Band
  • Foreigner’s Lou Gramm
  • Salt-n-Pepa
  • Morris Day & The Time (Tribute to Prince)
  • Loverboy
  • Tito Puente Jr.
  • Lime
  • Shannon
  • Mr. Nice Guy
  • And many more to be announced!

More Than Just a Music Festival
Riptide offers so much more than just music. While attendees come to Riptide for the great music and positive vibes, the unique experiences make it a weekend you will never forget!

Experience the Underground Village, 790 The Ticket’s Beach Sports Bar, the Riptide Wine Garden, over 30 food and craft vendors, art installations, and more.

  • In the Underground Village, you could win free backstage meet & greet passes and catch amazing, pop-up shows from surprise acts all day Saturday and Sunday!
  • Don’t forget to check out the Hello Sunny animated photo booth; you won’t want to miss the chance to make all your friends on social media jealous that they weren’t at the party with you!
  • Score Riptide Flash Tattoos with East Coast Public Adjusters!
  • Enjoy complimentary snacks & free samples, courtesy of Goya and pick up festival freebies like beach chairs, towels, sunscreen and more, courtesy of The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine

What to Bring

  • Blankets
  • Beach towels
  • Low-rise beach chairs (must be set up in the designated chair zone)
  • Non-professional & personal cameras
  • GoPros
  • One sealed water bottle up to 2 liters in size
  • Small backpacks & purses (maximum 12″x12″)
  • Cell phones and portable chargers
  • Sealed sunscreen lotion (inspected upon entry)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hats
  • Fanny packs

Prohibited items include:

  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Coolers/Ice chests
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Baby strollers
  • Pets other than service animals

Stay at a Prime Location Near the Event

Our Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel is in an optimal location for your Riptide experience. Be sure to experience Riptide your way, and the Renaissance way, right here in Plantation.

Our hotel is only a short drive away, so getting here and back takes no time at all. Spending all day in the sun can be exhausting, and our Fort Lauderdale Florida hotel offers the perfect escape from the crowds.

  • Take a refreshing dip in our pristine outdoor pool.
  • Enjoy a delicious meal at our onsite restaurant.
  • Guest rooms and suites come complete with complimentary amenities, so you can relax and recharge after all the fun.

Book your room today for a weekend filled with music, sun, and fun!

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