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Oakland Park Youth Day March 10, 2018

Oakland Park Youth Day March 10, 2018

March 10, 2018 Youth Day

Youth Day is an Oakland Park tradition celebrating 60+ years of entertainment, carnival rides, fireworks and Broward County’s longest running parade which leads into Oakland Park’s Youth Day Celebration. Other activities include:

Amusement Rides

Youth Day Carnival

Little Miss Oakland Park

Mai-Kai Revue

Kiddie Area


and More!

Youth Day Parade

The 61st Annual Youth Day themed “One World… Celebrating the Diversity of our Youth” will begin at 10:00 a.m.  The parade will travel North on N.E. 12 Avenue to N.E. 38 Street, west to N.E. 5 Avenue then north to Wimberly Field. There will be parade viewing areas with bleachers, as well as the judge’s station and DJ in front of City Hall Oakland Park City Hall. Parade entries will be accepted until March 5, 2018.

Youth Day Carnival

The family fun features amusement rides, stage shows, food and fireworks. Everyone is invited for a day of fun and excitement starting at 11:30 a.m. (all-day ride passes available). Enjoy a wide range of free entertainment from the Mai Kai performers, karate demonstrations, and musical acts.

Little Miss Oakland Park

Little Miss Oakland Park is for girls 4 to 7 years of age that represent Oakland Park. Contestants may not have been involved in any type of professional modeling prior to youth day. If you want your kids to participate download the Little Miss Oakland Park Registration Form and return it to the Parks and Leisure Services Department by 4:00 p.m. on March 6. Contest will be held at 1:45 p.m. on the carnival’s main stage.  Flowers for the contest have been donated by Kathy’s Florist.

Ride Armbands

Armbands for unlimited use of the rides at Youth Day will be available for sale at the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library, Collins Community Center, and Parks and Leisure Services office in City Hall starting Thursday, February 26 through Friday, March 9 for $15 each (cash).

Armbands can also be purchased the day of the event at the ticket booth for $20. Single ride tickets may also be purchased for $1. Rides include a 110 foot Fun Slide, Barrel of Fun, Cliff Hanger, Zero Gravity, Pharaoh’s Fury, Wild one Obstacle Course, Rockin’Tug, Dragon Wagon and the Kiddie Car Adventure. Ticket booth will be open from 11:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Rides are subject to change).

Contact information

Eric Waters

Special Events Coordinator

Phone: 954-630-4507


Parks & Leisure Services

3650 NE 12th Avenue

Oakland Park, FL 33334

Phone: 954-630-4500


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