Friday Night Sound Waves


Cheers to 5 Years, a New Season and a New Home at Las Olas Oceanside Park.
Stay tuned for this season’s full line up of Friday Night performers and exciting details on our new
Friday Night Music & Makers and Saturday Farmers, Antiques and Artisan Market.


There is an old saying attributed to music legends Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Richard Strauss and probably numerous other figures, There are only two types of music – good and bad. And while it doesn’t matter who said it first – the important thing is that it’s true.
South Florida has an amazing pool of music talent in the varied genres of Jazz, Blues, Country, Latin Fusion, Top 40, Reggae, World and Classic Rock, who can simply not wait to rock it out for you.

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Las Olas Oceanside Park

We've Moved!

Home is where the heart is. Join us where the beach meets the boulevard at our new home, Las Olas Oceanside Park.

Getting Here

One if by Land. Two if by Sea. Walk, Ride or Peddle. We'll see you at the Beach.

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Parking Lot Map

    Area Parking Information

    The Oceanside parking lot (at A1A and Las Olas Blvd) closed on December 20th and for its transformation into Oceanfront Plaza. Click the map to view area parking information, including the new Parking Garage at Las Olas and Birch Road, parking rates and pay-by-phone details

  • Water Taxi

    Hop aboard the Water Taxi and Cruise over to Stop 5 at Bahia Mar or Stop 6 behind Beachplace to get to Friday Night Sound Waves. Present your same day Water Taxi ticket at nearly a dozen Cruise & Save locations for exclusive discounts at the best restaurants and bars along the route.

  • Ride Circuit

    Formerly the Free Ride, Circuit is still free! Text 954-603-4500 daily, between 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and the Free Ride will meet you at your door to take you around Fort Lauderdale Beach, to Las Olas Boulevard, The Galleria Mall, the Brightline Station and Downtown.

Weekend Escape

Need a little weekend escape? Book a room and enjoy a beach getaway.

  • Vacation Backyeard

    Backyard Escapes

    From luxury resorts, to budget friendly hotels, and superior small lodging guest houses, Fort Lauderdale Beach offers a range of accommodations to meet your style and budget, steps from our sparkling sandy shores.

  • Bahia Mar

    Whether you're planning to get away for just a few days or desiring to run away for a week, there's no better place to escape and be playful than B Ocean Resort in Fort Lauderdale! An exciting Fort Lauderdale oceanfront hotel located directly on the beach just steps from the sea foam. This exquisite destination offers guest rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean or the dazzling Fort Lauderdale city skyline.

  • Courtyard Marriott

    A refreshing new look awaits at Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach, a premiere choice for families, couples, and business travelers to take in the blue waves of our world class beach and the sophisticated energy of the city.

Dinner & A Show

Cocktails with Friends. Dinner with Family. The perfect complement to live music at the shore

  • Dining Directory

    Whether you're in the mood for mouthwatering cuisine or a casual watering hole, you'll find just the tastes you're looking for on Fort Lauderdale Beach

  • The Sweet Spot

    Channel the inner kid in you at The Sweet Spot by Cafe Ibiza, featuring more than two dozen freshly made desserts and flavors of ice cream. For the fit foodie, Acai Bowls, fresh smoothies, salads and paninis are all prepared to order. Stop in for a quick bite on our patio or have us pack things up to head to the beach.

  • More Music, More Fun

    Live music certainly tops the list of things to do on Fort Lauderdale Beach, as on any given day or night you can catch some of the area's top talent performing at beachfront hotels, restaurants and bars.


From world-class spectator events like the FORD Lauderdale Air Show, to the community driven AIDS Walk & Music Festival and Great American Beach Party, and mega music festivals, Tortuga and Riptide, world famous Fort Lauderdale Beach has definitely become famous for more than just its sun and sand. For all those days between, Fort Lauderdale Beach’s restaurants and bars offer more than 50+ opportunities to enjoy music weekly, with local attractions hosting intimate arts-centric events.

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Major Funding Provided by the Fort Lauderdale Beach Business Community,
City of Fort Lauderdale Beach Business Improvement District



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