TASTE of Oakland Park is the city's marquee event held in the downtown area, known as the Culinary Arts District. It is a grand tasting showcase of the city's restaurants. Tickets can be purchased and printed online at an advance discount of only $15. Read on...
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TASTE of Oakland Park is s the city’s marquee event held in the downtown area, known as the Culinary Arts District. TASTE of Oakland Park is a grand tasting showcase of the City’s restaurants. Participating restaurants, food businesses and beverage companies will provide "tastes" of their highlighted menu items.
By solely focusing on Oakland Park restaurants we celebrate the local flavor of our culinary entrepreneurs. Additions to the list of participating restaurants and businesses are updated regularly.
TASTE of Oakland Park will be held at Jaco Pastorius Park (4000 N. Dixie Highway) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday February 28, 2020. Joining us again is the award winning Dillard Jazz Ensemble, performing hits of the many jazz greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie.
To date, the committed Oakland Park businesses include:
1. FUNKY BUDDHA
2. THE WHOLE ENCHILADA
3. BIG DOG STATION
4. TIJUANA FLATS
5. URBAN FARMING INSTITUTE
7. URBAN BEEKEEPERS
8. LEO’S GOURMET FROZEN TREATS
9. GOLDEN KRUST
10. EL GUANACO
12. NEW DAY RESTAURANT
14. CHEF PAT’S SEAFOOD & GRILL
Local and national beverage companies pouring "tastes" at TASTE of Oakland Park are as follows
2. Angostura Rums and Amarula Cream
3. AZUNIA TEQUILA
4. CHAINBRIDGE DISTILLERY
5. BLACK CORAL RUM
6. FAT TAP BEER BAR & EATERY
7. BLUE CHAIR BAY RUM
8. Candela Mamajuana Rum
9. Zodiak Vodka
10. Cask & Crew Whiskey
A limited number of tickets will be available at the gate for $20, but advance purchase is strongly recommended. Accompanied children 12 and under will be admitted free. We will be provide regular updates on participating restaurants, beverage providers, and featured entertainment.
To learn more about this and other Oakland Park cultural events, please call 954-630-4507.