‘Holiday Village' Turns Jaco Pastorius Park into Winter Wonderland December 8-10
City’s Christmas Tree, Menorah and other holidays decorations are already in place for the “Holiday Village” celebration at Jaco Pastorius Park the weekend of December 8th through 10th.
The festivities commence at 6 p.m. on December 8th with the arrival of Santa Claus at the park’s Grand Fountain Plaza where the jolly gent will join the City Commission to light the Christmas Tree and Menorah.
In addition to free concerts each of the three days, Holiday Village attendees of all ages will delight in strolling through booths of vendors with holiday treats, gifts, arts & crafts and more.
Holiday Village highlights include:
Concert headliners for the free Holiday Village event are:
The Christmas tree decorating competition will have local businesses competing in three categories for Best Tree honors. A people’s choice category is also slated with event attendees able to vote for their favorite tree. After the weekend-long event, the decorated trees will be donated to families in Oakland Park.
Holiday Village hours are:
To learn more about the “Holiday Village” celebration, please call 954-630-4251.
Toy Drive – Anyone visiting “Holiday Village” can bring an unwrapped toy for a child or teenager. Collection boxes are also available at City Hall, the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library and Oakland Park Fire Rescue stations. All toys will be donated to The Light of the World free medical clinic in Oakland Park. Please call 954-630-4316 to donate to the Toy Drive.