62nd Annual Youth Day Celebration

62nd Annual Youth Day Celebration - March 9, 2019

The City’s signature celebration of its youth features Broward County’s longest-running parade led by elected officials, community groups, local schools and athletic teams.

This year’s parade – featuring the circus theme “Under the Big Top” – starts at Jaco Pastorius Park, proceeds south on Dixie Highway, turns west on NE 38th Street, north along NE 5th Avenue and finishes at the Wimberly Field Athletic complex

-Under The Big Top

Immediately following the parade, the opening ceremonies will welcome everyone to this wonderful event featuring carnival rides, live music, delicious food and capping the day off, a fantastic fireworks show.
No entry fee. Wristbands for rides may be purchased in advanced for $15 or the day of the event for $20.  

Event Information 

  • Dates:  
    • Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • Time: Parade and activities start at 10 a.m
  • Location:      
    • Parade starts at:
      • Jaco Pastorius Park
        4000 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, FL 33334
    • Parade ends at:
      • Wimberly Fields
        4000 NE 3rd Avenue, Oakland Park, Fl 33334
  • Admission: Free
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Children's Activities.
  • Carnival Rides
  • Fireworks

Contact Us

  1. Eric Waters

    Special Events Coordinator
    Phone: 954-630-4507

    Parks & Leisure Services

    3650 NE 12th Avenue
    Oakland Park, FL 33334

    Phone: 954-630-4500
    Fax: 954-630-4352

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