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Dancing in the Street

The City of Oakland Park will host the annual Dancing in the Street event on Friday, April 22, from 6 to 10 p.m. The free mile-long block party will feature live performances by multiple artists including Caribbean Waves Steel Drum Band and classic rock musicians, Mr. Nice Guy Band.

The event will offer food from local restaurants and food trucks, a Kids Zone with a DJ, and goods from local artists and crafters. The family-friendly event will take place on Main Street/NE 12 Avenue, between Oakland Park Boulevard and Park Lane/NE 38 Street.

Live Music:

Dancing in the Street will offer a wide variety of live music on multiple stages. The following musicians are scheduled to perform from 6 to 10 p.m.:
  • Caribbean Waves Steel Drum Band City – Hall, 3650 NE 12 Ave.
  • Najee McLean – Rebel Wine Bar, 3520 NE 12 Ave.
  • Krystal Millie Valdes – Cyth & Co., 3446 NE 12 Ave.
  • The Cuban Trio (Latin music) – 33 Street and NE 12 Avenue
  • Mr. Nice Guy Band (Classic Rock) – Big Dog Station, 3148 NE 12 Ave.

Food Vendors:

Dancing in the Street will feature a variety of food from local eateries including:
  • Big Dog Station (burgers and Philly steak sandwiches)
  • Butcher’s Barrel (burgers)
  • Nestlé Toll House Café By Chip (cookies and brownies)
  • Pink Donuts (donuts)
  • Richie’s Gourmet Italian Ices (Italian ice)
  • SurfSide Sausage (hot dogs)
  • Tatts & Tacos (taco bar)
  • And eight (8) food trucks from South Florida.

Beverage Stations:

The following bars and restaurants will offer drink specials at their location:

Businesses on Main Street/NE 12 Avenue:

  • Big Dog Station
  • Butchers Barrel
  • Cyth & Co.
  • Rebel Wine Bar

Businesses on Park Lane/NE 38 Street:

  • Alberte’s Restaurant
  • Funky Buddha Brewery
  • Tenth Level Tavern

Kids Zone Activities:

Located between NE 34 Street and NE 34 Court, the Kids Zone will feature a variety of activities including a balloon artist, bounce houses, chalk art, the Florida Panthers Game Truck, temporary tattoos, and a Hip-Hop Kidz dance performance at 8:30 p.m.

Other Event Activities:

Dancing in the Street will feature fun event activations from local Oakland Park businesses including Mission Yoga, Park Place Spa and Body Sculpt, and The Wander Shop. The event will also showcase unique items from more than a dozen local artists and crafters.

Road Closure:

Main Street/NE 12 Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between Oakland Park Boulevard and Park Lane/NE 38 Street on Friday, April 22, from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight).

Ride Share:

A public rideshare pick-up and drop-off area will be located on NE 37 Street.

Event Parking:

Free public parking will be available in the following locations:
  • North Dixie Highway at NE 38 Street (on the vacant lots on the west side of Dixie)
  • NE 12 Terrace and NE 32 Street
  • NE 13 Avenue and NE 38 Street

Shuttle Service:

A free Main Street trolley will provide shuttle service from designated parking areas to businesses along Main Street on Friday, April 22, from 12 to 6 p.m.

Event Details:

Time: 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Location: Main Street (N.E. 12th Ave.) – From Oakland Park Blvd. to Park Lane East (N.E. 38th St.)
Admission: Free

For more Dancing in the Street details, please call 954-630-4500.

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