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March 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Please join us for Broward County's longest running parade beginning at 10 a.m. in front of Oakland Park City Hall. The Youth Day carnival will get underway at 11:30 a.m. at the Wimberly Field Athletic Complex culminating with a dazzling fireworks display in the evening!
Wimberly Field
4000 NE 3 Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Free admission and parking
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60th Annual Youth Day - Cowabunga! Surf's Up

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Youth Day is an Oakland Park tradition celebrating its 60th Anniversary in March 25, 2017. Catch waves of fun, excitement and youthful exuberance at Broward County's longest running parade leading into Oakland Park's 60th Annual Youth Day Celebration. Other activities include: Amusement Rides, Youth Day Carnival, Kiddie Cove, Little Miss Oakland Park, Mai-Kai Revue, Fireworks, and More!

Youth Day Parade
This year's "Catch a Wave to the 60th Annual Youth Day... Cowabunga! Surf's Up at Oakland Park" themed youth parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. The parade starts on the south end of N.E. 12 Avenue and will travel North on N.E. 12 Avenue to N.E. 38 Street. 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 20, 2017. Just download the Parade Entry Form and follow the parade Guidelines detailed. 

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 21. 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 the City Hall starting Monday, March 13 through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23 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).