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Holiday Wonderland displays & events at Las Olas Oceanside Park in Fort Lauderdale

In a delightful oceanside park, LOOP offers exciting holiday events, festivals, live entertainment, fitness programs, vendors fairs and other fun.

Las Olas Oceanside Park, or LOOP, is at 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316

Events @ LOOP include

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Friday Night Sound Waves

Friday Night Sound Waves is a seasonal program offering  free live music & vendors oceanside.

Entertainment includes

  • November 26: Peter Mayer Stars & Promises
  • December 3: Mitch Herrick and the Homegrown Sinners
  • December 10: Ticket To The Moon
  • December 17: Gypsy Lane
  • December 24: Friday Night Sound Waves Christmas Eve Concert
  • December 31: Friday Night Sound Waves New Year’s Eve On The Beach with The Goodnicks

Read Friday Night Sound Waves offers free live music & vendors oceanside

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Holiday Wonderland

Holiday Wonderland features  holiday displays, Santa dropping in, entertainment, family-friendly holiday films  & lots of other events in December. 

Events & displays include these & others

  • Grinch Who Rocked Christmas display & events December 2-5
  • Nutcrackers & Sweets  display & events December 9-12
  • Jingle & Flamingle display & events December 16-19
  • “Olas,” a 20-foot beach snowman on display
  • outdoor holiday films including “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” 6:45 p.m. December 16, reserve free tickets online
  • December 24 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Jeff Grainger and The Hoboken 11 Big Band, VIP offered for fee,  regular entry is free
  • December 25 Peter Mayer, VIP  offered for fee, regular entry is free
  • December 31 New Year’s Eve with Goodnicks, & laser light show

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Chanukah Fair On Las Olas

Food vendors & rides are featured at Chanukah Fair 12 p.m. –  5 p.m. November 28 at Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316. Event presented by Downtown Jewish Center Chabad & LOOP. Entry is free. Fee for unlimited rides is $20 if purchased prior to November 24, or $25 at the event. Information online

Menorah Lighting

6 p.m. November 29, Las Olas Oceanside Park. Las Olas Oceanside Park is at  3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale 33316, event flyer

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

  •  usually 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
  • Yoga Fusion 9:30 a.m., $10 donation, pre-payment required
  • Information about extra activities 
  • Parking @ Las Olas Beach Garage,  200 Las Olas Circle, Fort Lauderdale is $4 an hour or $10 a day 
  • information online


Free &  inexpensive yoga and other fitness programs, information is online

 Las Olas Oceanside Park features events & activities online.  Usually events are free or relatively inexpensive. Fees for parking apply. 

Other Free & Inexpensive Events

Monday, December 6, 2021

Santa’s Enchanted Forest

All Day | Discounted | Tropical Park

Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | $7.00-15.00 | Deering Estate

Twilight Fridays

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Winter Wonderland in Riviera Beach

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Riviera Beach Marina Village

Fantasy of Lights drive-through display

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $17.00-45.00 | Tradewinds Park

Symphony of Lights

6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Tour

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $15.00-35.00 | Water Taxi in Fort Lauderdale

Holiday snowfalls and Wishing Tree light show at Rosemary Square

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Rosemary Square

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