Wilton Manors is a welcoming vibrant and upbeat city located here in Broward County Florida. The City of Wilton Manors is approximately two square miles in area and is located just north of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas and our beautiful beaches.
Wilton Manors - Our "Island City"
Wilton Manors is referred to as the "Island City" because its boundaries primarily follow the North and South Forks of the Middle River - creating in essence an Island as seen in the Map below.
Sustainable Urban Village
Wilton Manors is quickly becoming the "place to be" in South Florida - dynamic and vibrant with its own distinct flair.
The City is nearly 100% built-out and embraces the vision of a "sustainable urban village" and has regulations that promote New Urbanism and Smart Growth principles.
Arts & Entertainment District
The area adjacent to Wilton Drive, the City's signature thoroughfare, is home to the Arts and Entertainment District where residents and visitors can shop, dine, visits the bars and experience the best of what Wilton Manors has to offer.
Some Wilton Manors Activities / Events I recommend include:
Matty's for a Beer or two at the bar
Sundays at Rosie's from 4pm onwards
The Green Market on the Weekend
Geogies Alibi for their award winning Burgers and Cocktails
Over the Moon for Gifts or their Chocolate "Tim Tams"
The Art Walk
The Garlic Festival
Taste of the Island - Food Festival
Community Events including Pride Weekend
Halloween on the Drive
Parks & Open Spaces
The City of Wilton Manors has lots of parks and open spaces, much of which is located on Florida's Middle River. The riverfront parks provide a host of leisure and recreational opportunities including a canoe trail, mangrove preserve, and two nature walks.
One of the great ways to see Wilton Manors is to go by boat or kayak. Being an Island city we are surrounded by water that leads to the intracoastal and then the Atlantic Ocean.
Wilton Manors Main Street
Wilton Manors "Vision" encompasses a main street development reducing the current four lanes of traffic along Wilton Drive to just two lanes. Additional Parking will be added as well as lush landscaping - creating a village atmosphere.
Wilton Manors Diverse Upbeat Community
Wilton Manors has a diverse and upbeat community mixing young and old alike. The city of Wilton Manors was recently names as the 2nd gayest city in the US.
Wilton Manors Weather
Wilton Manors has wonderful weather year round - yes we are tropical - but if you love the sun then Wilton Manors is for you.
The average temperatures are displayed below.
The highest average temperature in Wilton Manors is August at 83.6 degrees.
The coldest average temperature in Wilton Manors is February at 68.1 degrees.
The most monthly precipitation in Wilton Manors occurs in September with 4.6 inches.
The Wilton Manors weather information is based on the average of the previous 3-7 years of data.
Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale
Wilton Manors is a city in its own right and is nestled right next to
Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale is know for its wonderful weather, beautiful beaches, boating and many shoppes restaurants and bars.
A popular tourist destination - Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million visitors annually.
Fort Lauderdale's Weather
Fort Lauderdale's Weather patterns can be can be in this chart to the side of the text.