Fort Lauderdale Events, Fairs & Festivals | Las Olas Boulevard2018-11-30T10:26:59+00:00

Save The Weekends For Las Olas Events – Things To Do

Residents and visitors alike delight in the monthly and annual events, fairs and festivals on Las Olas Boulevard. The Art Fairs and the Wine & Food Festivals are always special and full of surprises. The annual Christmas Holiday on Las Olas is everybody’s favorite. Stroll the tree-lined boulevard taking-in the weekend’s events and take advantage of the wide assortment of shops and eateries along the way. There are always things-to-do on Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard.

Transportation & Parking: There are many areas of public parking along the entire length of the Boulevard. Or, come by taxi, Rideshare services, Fort Lauderdale’s famous Water Taxi, or bus, trolley, pedi-cycle, bicycle or walk on over. All roads lead to Las Olas Boulevard.

Chanukah Festival Weekend! Sunday Dec. 2 starting at 2pm

Chanukah Festival Weekend!

DATE: Sunday, December 2nd
TIME: 12:00pm to 5pm

Join us at the Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center Chanukah Festival! Free Event!

Location: 1302 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(Free Parking west side and rear of building)

Featuring: Indoor and outdoor Awesome Rides, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Doughnuts, Fun Chanukah Music By DJ David Ania, Menorah Lighting, Chanukah Presents and Much More!

Event Schedule:
12:30 PM – Car Menorah Parade
2:00 PM – Chanukah Festival
4:00 PM –  Menorah Lighting Sponsored by the Stahl Family
Beautiful Chanukah Gifts for the first 200 children ($35 Value)

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31st Las Olas Art Festival - January 6 -7, 2019

31st Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part I

DATE: Jan 5 & 6, 2019
TIME: 10:00am – 5:00pm (street closure)

Start the year off in style and join the show that put Howard Alan Events on the map! Now considered a South Florida tradition in its 31st Anniversary on Las Olas Boulevard, the Howard Alan Events art festival is nationally recognized as one of the top events in America. Over the years, this Las Olas Boulevard festival has become a premiere & must see event in South Florida. People come out yearly to see more than 1200 artists display their work in what looks like an art gallery lining the iconic Las Olas Boulevard. Meet the creators of the art on display; commission a specific piece; ask questions about techniques; learn the sources of their inspirations; and purchase fine works of art at affordable prices.

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DATE: March 2 & 3, 2019
TIME: 10:00am – 5:00pm (street closure)

Howard Alan Events proudly presents the 30th Anniversary Las Olas Art Fair Part II. Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard is the ideal backdrop for this festival, blending an eclectic mix of artists, great weather and fantastic energy. As the second show of the season on Las Olas, this festival brings together longtime favorites with some of the newest names in the contemporary art scene. Life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more make for one fabulous weekend. Centrally located close to the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport, this show is a must-do if your springtime travels take you anywhere in South Florida!

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23rd Annual Clueless on Las Olas

24th Annual Clueless on Las Olas

DATE: 2019 Date TBD
TIME: 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Clueless on Las Olas, is the much anticipated murder mystery and annual fundraiser for Broward Education Foundation, Inc. More than 500 amateur sleuths from around South Florida will be participating in a street party and solving the unique murder mystery game. Patterned after the board game Clue, Clueless on Las Olas participants read an original mystery and then solve seven one-of-a-kind clues to determine which of the six suspects committed the murder and either where or with what.

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23rd Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

24th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

DATE: April 19, 2019
TIME: 7:30pm – 10:00pm (street closure)

The much-anticipated Street Festival benefiting the Lung Association draws attendees from all over the world each year, encompassing four city blocks of exquisite food, fine wine and fun!

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Past Las Olas Boulevard Events

56th Annual Christmas on Las Olas

DATE: November 27, 2018
TIME: 5:00pm – 10:00pm (street closure)


The Las Olas Association presents the 56th Annual Christmas on Las Olas celebrating 56 years of our urban Winter Wonderland on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018.

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23rd Annual Clueless on Las Olas

Exotics on Las Olas – A Veteran’s Day Celebration

DATE: Sunday Nov. 11, 2018
TIME: 11:00am – 2:00pm

The first annual Exotics on Las Olas will take place November 11th 2018 located on the renowned Las Olas Blvd. in the heart of Fort Lauderdale.
This carefully selected collection of automobiles will showcase the most luxurious exotic, super, hyper, custom, classic, vintage, and collector cars.
This event is a Veteran’s Day Celebration Benefiting Wounded Veteran’s Relief Fund – serving South Florida Veteran’s in need.
NOTICE: ALL VEHICLES will be pre screened. Registrants please provide a photo and any awards. All participants will be notified.

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