City Events

City events have been suspended until further notice. A declaration of emergency has been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regards to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.





2020 Events



Youth Day


We regret to inform you that the 63rd Annual Youth Day Parade & Festival has been suspended until further notice.  A declaration of emergency has been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regards to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.
If you have purchased a pre-sale wristband for Youth Day rides, please call 954-630-4500.


Easter Egg Hunt


April 11, 2020: The Oakland Park Firefighters' Benevolent Association, will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt free to the public at Royal Palm Park located at 1701 NW 38th Street in Oakland Park. At Approximately 9:45 a.m., the Easter Bunny will arrive at the park in the fire engine to start the Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00 a.m.

Citywide Yard Sale


We regret to inform you that the Oakland Park Citywide Yard Sale 4/18/2020 has been suspended until further notice. A declaration of emergency has been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regards to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.

Dancing in the Street



We regret to inform you that the Oakland Park Dancing in the Street has been suspended until further notice. A declaration of emergency has been signed by the State, County and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park with regards to the COVID-19 virus. The health and safety of our community is our utmost priority. We thank you for your understanding of these precautionary measures that have been taken.


Memorial Day Ceremony


May 25, 2020: Join City leaders and dignitaries along with the American Legion Post 222 as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.


Father's Day Fishing Tournament


June 20, 2020: 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.

Summer Nights


July 10 & August 14, 2020: Celebrate 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.

Latin Fest


September 18, 2020: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Oakland Park Latin Fest is a free community celebration of the Latin culture through food, drink, music, dance and art at Jaco Pastorius Park.

Oktoberfest


October 2, 3 & 4, 2020: Enjoy live German music, German-style beer, and food in the Funky Buddha Biergarten.

    

Halloween Bash


October 2020: Join all the ghosts and goblins for a not-so-scary evening of fun and family entertainment at the Halloween Bash.
  

Veterans Day Ceremony


November 11, 2020: Join City officials and the Oakland Park American Legion Post 222 to honor all who served this country in the armed forces.

Moonlit Movies


Winter 2020: Join your friends and neighbors at Jaco Pastorius Park for Oakland Park Moonlit Movies! Enjoy fun outdoor activities followed by a family-friendly movie under the stars, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and experience Oakland Park Moonlit Movies.

Holiday Village


December 2020: 5th 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 the park's Grand Fountain Plaza.

2021 Events


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration


January 18, 2021: Join us to celebrate MLK's Dream! Enjoy performances, family-style picnic, and activities.

Soul Fest


February, 2021: Oakland Park Soul Fest is a celebration for the whole community commemorating Black History Month; marking the contributions and achievements of the African and Caribbean American community.

Polynesian Cultural Festival


February, 2021: Experience the culture, beauty and spirit of the Polynesian Islands at the 14th annual Polynesian Cultural Festival. 
 

TASTE of Oakland Park


February, 2021: 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 participants vendors.