Special Events

Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28, 2018: Join City leaders and dignitaries along with the American Legion Post 222 as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Summer Nights

June 8, 2018: Celebrate four summer nights in the park with two of the city’s most popular family events: the Culinary Arts Showcase, which features an hour and a half culinary presentation by local restaurants, followed by a family-friendly Moonlit movie.

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

June 16, 2018: Oakland Park's Father's Day Fishing Tournament is a fun and educational "catch and release" tournament held every year on the Saturday before Father's Day.

Citywide Yard Sale

July 21, 2018: The City of Oakland Park offers the opportunity for you to sell your no longer needed or wanted items at the Citywide Yard Sale held at Jaco Pastorius Park.


October 5, 6, and 7, 2018: Enjoy live German music, German-style beer, and food in the Funky Buddha Biergarten.

Halloween Bash

October 26, 2018: Join all the ghosts and goblins for a not-so-scary evening of fun and family entertainment at the Oakland Park Music on Main Street... Halloween Bash.

Art & Antique Walk + Craft Show

November 10, 2018: Tour and shop the eclectic of Oakland Park vintage and antique stores + Craft Show in Art Park.

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 11, 2018: Join City officials and the Oakland Park American Legion Post 222 to honor all who served this country in the armed forces.

Holiday Village

November 30, December 1 and 2: The 3rd Annual Oakland Park Holiday Village is a family-friendly weekend event at Jaco Pastorius Park. City Commissioners will assist Santa Claus with the official lighting of Oakland Park's 40-feet tall Christmas Tree at 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 30 at the park's Grand Fountain Plaza.

Community Soul

January 18, 2019: 2nd Annual Oakland Park Community Soul is a celebration for the whole community commemorating Black History Month; marking the contributions and achievements of the African and Caribbean American community. 

Martin Luther King Celebration

January 21, 2019: Join us to Celebrate MLK's Dream! Enjoy performances, ice-cream, and refreshments.


Polynesian Cultural Festival

February 2019: Experience the culture beauty and spirit of the Polynesian Islands at the 14th annual Polynesian Cultural Festival.


Taste of Oakland Park

February 15, 2019: Taste of Oakland Park is a grand tasting celebration of food and drink, for the locals by the locals. Admission tickets include food and beverage samples from all participating vendors.