Clematis by Night Lights Up Downtown WPB for the Holidays

Clematis by Night Lights Up Downtown WPB for the Holidays
Good Samaritan Medical Center Presents the 3rd Annual Mayor’s Parade down Clematis Street

(November 14, 2008 – West Palm Beach)  The City of West Palm Beach is teaming up with the Downtown Development Authority to light up downtown West Palm Beach this holiday season.  The annual Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting event will take place on Thursday, December 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with a parade down Clematis Street beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the lighting of a real holiday tree at 7:30 p.m. in Centennial Square.

CALENDAR LISTING:
CLEMATIS BY NIGHT HOLIDAY LIGHTING
Thursday, December 11, 2008¼br> 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
100 – 500 blocks of Clematis Street, Downtown West Palm Beach
6:30 p.m.  3rd Annual WEST PALM BEACH MAYOR’S PARADE down Clematis Street, presented by Good Samaritan Medical Center
7:30 p.m.  TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY in Centennial Square
FREE!
Produced by the City of West Palm Beach in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority
For more information:  561-822-1515 or www.clematisbynight.net

Clematis by Night is the Holiday Spot to Chill this season!  This year’s holiday celebrations in downtown West Palm Beach will include a magical parade down Clematis Street under a canopy of lights that covers five blocks.  The 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Mayor’s Parade, presented by Good Samaritan Medical Center, has become a popular holiday tradition in downtown West Palm Beach.  Then guests can watch as Mayor Frankel flips the switch and officially lights up a real holiday tree as well as a menorah and a kinara in Centennial Square.  There will be plenty of cool winter fun and excitement with kid’s activities, live entertainment, Santa’s Trolley and much more. 

The Clematis by Night Holiday Lighting is produced by the City of West Palm Beach in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and brought to you by KOOL 105.5 fm, The Palm Beach Post, WPTV NewsChannel 5, Wachovia, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, Samuel Adams, Heineken, the West Palm Beach Marriott and many others.  For more information about this event, please contact the City of West Palm Beach, Community Events Division at 561-822-1515 or visit www.clematisbynight.net
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Media Contact:
Amaryvis “Ryvis” Sierra
Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 561-822-1522
Cell : 561-644-7639
E-mail: asierra@wpb.org