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

Holiday Village

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. 

Youth Day

March, 2021: Annual Youth Day Parade & Festival.

Easter Egg Hunt

April 2021: 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

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.

Dancing in the Street

April, 2021: Oakland Park will host its annual "Dancing in the Street" block party. This free live music festival along Oakland Park Main Street (N.E. 12 Avenue) will feature some of South Florida’s most popular musical performers.

Memorial Day Ceremony

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

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

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

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.


Enjoy live German music, German-style beer, and food in the Funky Buddha Biergarten.

Halloween Bash

Welcome to the City of Oakland Park's Halloween Bash!

Veterans Day Ceremony

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