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Dania offers outdoor food & entertainment fests, and entry is free

Dania After Dark is an occasional street festival featuring food vendors, entertainment & artists in Dania Beach.

Usually events are free. They usually include a kids  area, food trucks and other food vendors, and adult beverages for purchase. 

Dania After Dark is outdoors, unless weather requires the event relocate indoors. Times vary, depending on the type of event.

Photo/Dania After Dark

Usually in the hotter season, there are no events.

Events in 2024 include

Taste of Dania

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Taste of Dania Beach

Entry is free with food and beverages for purchase. Entertainment includes The Eltons Johns and Maggie Baugh.

The kids zone include face painting, food activity, and gaming truck.

Optional tasting tickets for fare  from about 12 local dining establishments are offered online for about $51.50.

Vendors include

Mr. Burger


Glow Bowl

In Ramen

lots of others


Events are outside Dania Beach City Hall, 100 W. Dania Beach Boulevard. Pets are permitted and parking is free.

Free parking at Dania Beach parking garage

Free parking and shuttles are offered at northwest lot of  Dania Beach Casino, 301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach

For information,  954-924-6801

Previous event

Blues and BBQ

Blues and BBQ is Saturday, April 13, with music and food. The event includes a mechanical bull, food demonstrations and live bands

The kid area includes face painting, gaming truck, and arts station. Blues and BBQ is 6 to 10 p.m.

Entertainment includes

  • 6 p.m. Lex and the Luthors
  • 7 p.m. Dukes Project
  • 8 p.m. Selwyn Birchwood

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