In honor of Independence Day, the City of Margate, FL and the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) are hosting the annual Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Celebration this coming Thursday, July 4th, 2019. The celebration spans 12 hours as it begins at 9 a.m. with the City’s popular parade followed by a pool party at Calypso Cove and finally an evening free concert with fireworks on the corner of Margate Blvd and State Rd. 7.
Here’s the breakdown:
4th of July Parade 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m., a sea of red, white and blue 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, there’ll be refreshments and family-friendly activities at the NW corner of Margate Boulevard & SR 7.
Calypso Cove Pool Party 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
From 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the City of Margate Parks and Recreation Department will host a 4th of July pool party featuring a steel drum band at Calypso Cove, the City’s water park located at 6200 Royal Palm Boulevard. Admission to Calypso Cove is $4 for Margate residents and $7 for non-residents.
4th of July Extravaganza 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The City’s 4th of July Extravaganza begins at 5:00 p.m. with food trucks, bounce houses, and family-friendly activities at the NW corner of Margate Boulevard and SR 7. The concert begins at 6:00 p.m. with a tribute to the Rolling Stones performed by Roll the Stones and a fireworks display beginning at 9 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Eastbound lanes of Margate Boulevard from 76th Avenue to Margate City Hall
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Margate Boulevard, from the Clock Tower to SR 7
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.: SR 7, 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 the City’s website www.margatefl.com/393/2019-Special-Events-Calendar.
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Date(s) - 07/04/2019
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