In honor of Independence Day, the City of Margate and the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency are hosting the annual Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Celebration on Monday, July 4th. The celebration will begin at 9 a.m. with the City’s popular parade followed by a post-parade picnic and an evening concert. The celebration culminates with a spectacular fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Margate Boulevard and 441.
4th of July Parade (9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
The City of Margate’s 4th of July Parade has become an annual tradition for many families, who line the parade route dressed in red, white and blue. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., decorated floats, marching bands, community groups, antique vehicles and much more will parade down Margate Boulevard eastbound from 76th Avenue to Margate City Hall. Awards will be given to a private business, non-profit organization and a Margate family. Immediately following the parade, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency will provide post-parade refreshments, bounce houses and other fun activities for kids at City Hall.
Calypso Cove (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Calypso Cove, the City’s water park, will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fourth of July activities include live music by a steel drum band and face painting for the children. Admission to Calypso Cove is $4 for Margate residents and $7 for non-residents.
4th of July Extravaganza
Food Trucks, Concert and Fireworks (5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Come out early for a spectacular 4th of July extravaganza. The festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. with food and family-fun activities at the corner of Margate Boulevard and 441 (northwest corner).
The concert featuring one of South Florida’s favorite party bands, Pangea, will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the fireworks display will begin at 9:00 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
- 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.: The eastbound lanes of Margate Boulevard from 76th Avenue to Margate City Hall will be closed to vehicular traffic.
- 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.: Margate Boulevard, from the Clock Tower to State Road 7, will be closed
- 8 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.: State Road 7 will be closed from Atlantic Boulevard to Coconut Creek Parkway
For more information about the City of Margate’s 4th of July celebration, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 972-6458 or visit their website page: http://www.margatefl.com/newsandevents/news-and-events/july-4th-celebration.html
Date(s) - 07/04/2016
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Margate City Hall