Weekend of Activities

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Celebrate Independence Day FOR THREE DAYS!

Friday July 4, 2014

The West Palm Beach Waterfront is the place to be on Friday, July 4, 2014 from 5 to 10 p.m. Celebrate patriotism in paradise at this free, outdoor event, perfect for families and guests of all ages. See the biggest and best fireworks display in South Florida, enjoy live entertainment by national recording artists The Lost Trailers and Ryan Star, all while strolling the beautiful palm tree-lined Waterfront. Relax on the lush great lawn and get some sun as the festivities begin, or purchase a VIP ticket to Club 4th, the private 21 and up pavilion party, complete with food and a full bar. The evening culminates with all eyes on the sky for 16 minutes of the most dazzling fireworks you’ve ever seen illuminating the Intracoastal Waterway, synched to music. Don’t miss:

  • Entertainment by The Lost Trailers and Ryan Star
  • Biggest fireworks show in South Florida with 16 minutes of dazzling pyrotechnics
  • VIP Club 4th party in the Lake Pavilion with a prime view for fireworks (and air conditioned comfort)
  • Mini golf course
  • Military Honor Ceremony
  • Giant flag unfurl
  • Amazing and unique artists you have to see to believe
  • Patriotic ‘spirit poles’ decorated by local artists
  • Kid’s area with crafts
  • Food and drink vendors

Due to recent changes in events nation-wide, backpacks and coolers are not permitted.  Personal fireworks will be confiscated.  All bags are subject to search.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Saturday July 5, 2014

Northwest’s Taste of the South BBQ & Brew; 1-4 pm

Get an authentic taste of the south at this family friendly outdoor barbecue with free admission, just two blocks North of Banyan Boulevard in downtown West Palm Beach. For just $5, guests receive delectable samplings from vendors serving up southern-style barbecue fixings. Craft beer available. Kids can cool off with fun water games. Enjoy live music from blues and R&B bands. Location: Two blocks North of Banyan Boulevard in Downtown West Palm Beach

Northwood Village’s Star Spangled Jubilee; 6-10 pm

An Eclectic Evening of Art and Tradition

Northwood Village’s Star Spangled Jubilee is free and combines the essence of the patriotic hometown celebration with all that’s creative, cultural and even subcultural in America. It’s where burgers and lemonade meet bruschetta and prosecco. Where kite flying in the air meets painting en plein air. Where Main Street meets Greenwich Village. With live music, art competitions and activities for artists of all ages. Just two miles north of downtown West Palm Beach. Location: Northwood Village, two miles north of Downtown West Palm Beach

Sunday July 6, 2014

Red, White & Brunch Fore $25,000!   11 am – 3 pm

Enjoy a relaxing patriotic brunch at your choice of participating restaurants in Downtown West Palm Beach. After you get your fill, jump on the Aqua Trolley and head to the Waterfront! Discounted rates on water activities from Visit Palm Beach are from 11 am – 3 pm. Plus, there’s $25,000 up for grabs in a floating hole-in-one golf hole contest. No Purchase Necessary. Complete contest rules available at WPBGO.com

Waterfront Activities Include:

Catamaran Lunch/Brunch Sails

The 30-minute trip includes a hot dog, chips, watermelon and lemonade Cost is $15 per person Sail times: 11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 1:15pm, 2pm

Jet Ski Rentals

Cost: $50 per ½ hour

Banana Boat Rides

Enjoy a 10-minute thrill ride on a 12-seat banana boat pulled by a Jet Ski through the tropical waters. Cost is $15 per person.

Paddleboard Rentals

Cost: $10 per hour, $50 per day

Kayak Rentals

Cost: $10 per hour, $50 per day Call 1-888-PB-IS-FUN to reserve your spot

Location: Downtown West Palm Beach and the Waterfront

Sponsored by: the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority and Visit Palm Beach Patriotism in Paradise is a partnership between the City of West Palm Beach, Community Redevelopment Agency, Discover the Palm Beaches, Visit Palm Beach and the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority