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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, $10 donation, 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

Second 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

Friday, May 20, 2022

'Nature Connects' LEGO exhibit

Discounted | Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Art Deco Walking Tour 

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | $30.00

“Tropical Forest: Ancestry and Dystopia“ photo exhibit

10:30 am to 12:30 pm | FREE | Fundación Pablo Atchugarry gallery

Food truck gathering at Tropical Park

5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Tropical Park

Live music @ Gulfstream in Hallandale

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Gulfstream Park Village

Free entertainment at Friday Night Sound Waves in Fort Lauderdale

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | FREE | Las Olas Oceanside Park

Free event featuring Boynton Beach Gold Coast Band

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | FREE | Boynton Beach Amphitheater

Free live music @ bandshell on Hollywood Beach

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

Sounds of Little Haiti

7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Discounted | Little Haiti Cultural Center

Free outdoor family-friendly films

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | ArtsPark

Dinner and a Show at Doral Yard

8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | FREE | Doral Yard

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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