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Fort Lauderdale LOOP offers entertainment & events

The delightful Las Olas Oceanside Park – or LOOP, as it’s known – offers exciting events, festivals, live entertainment, fitness programs, vendor fairs and more!

(Photo/Las Olas Oceanside Park)

We’ve rounded up some fun activities you can check out at the park, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

Usually events are free or relatively inexpensive. Fees for parking apply. Parking information is available online.

Visit for details. 

Events at LOOP include:

Friday Night Sound Waves

This seasonal program is available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays until July 1, offering  free live music and artisan vendors. Information is available online.

(Photo/Las Olas Oceanside Park)

Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antiques & Artisan Market

  •  9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  •  Yoga Fusion, pre-payment required
  • Information about extra activities available here 
  • Parking at Las Olas Beach Garage, 200 Las Olas Circle; $4 an hour or $10 a day 
  • More information available online

Occasional Sundays

Vendor market  is 9 a.m.  4 p.m. second Sundays at Las Olas Oceanside Park; information online.

(Photo/Las Olas Oceanside Park)


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

Other Free & Inexpensive Events

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tamarac Farmers Market

9:00 am to 12:00 am | FREE | Veterans Park

Dream car classic in Hollywood

10:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Hollywood

Florida Renaissance Festival on weekends

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | $0-35.28 | Quiet Waters Park

South Florida Garlic Fest

10:00 am to 6:00 pm | $17.00-50.00 | Wellington Village Park

Kids' Graffiti Drawing Class

10:00 am | $16.00 | Museum of Graffiti

Sunday Stories

10:30 am to 11:30 am | FREE | Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Free live music at Jazz Brunch in Fort Lauderdale

11:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk

Greek Festival in Fort Lauderdale

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm | $5.00 | St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Bluegrass festival and acoustic jam

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | FREE | Greynolds Park

Family Sundays at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | FREE | Dania Pointe

Live entertainment at Dania Pointe

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Dania Pointe

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm | FREE | Ocean Drive Promenade

Tropical Sundays Live Music

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

Free music at Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free live music at Hollywood beach bandshell

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood beach bandshell

Comedy Night at Nightlife Brewing Co.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Nightlife Brewing Co.

Salsa dance class

9:00 pm | FREE | Ball & Chain

Las Olas Oceanside Park vendor market
Monthly on the 2nd Sunday @ 9:00 am-4:00 pm (starting April 10, 2022)
Las Olas Oceanside Park vendor market
Las Olas Oceanside Park
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