Clematis by Night Firefighter Night


When:    Thursday, October 8, 2009    6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:   Centennial Square – 100 block of Clematis Street

Clematis by Night will be smokin’ on Thursday, October 8 with tons of five-alarm fun at Firefighter Night.  Some features on this red hot evening will include:

  • The Palm Beach County FOOLS (Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society) will be on site serving drinks and bringing some foolish fun to the evening in order to raise funds for their nonprofit organization.A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the PBC FOOLS, a brotherhood of firefighters that is committed to training, community service, and supporting fellow firefighters and their families.   Their 1961 ladder truck will also be on display.  For more information, visit
  • Guests can enter to win cool prizes in the “Fire Drill” Competition which will take place at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Clematis by Night stage.  Guests can test their skills by strapping on real firefighting gear and competing in this mock exercise.
  • There will be Free Giveaways for the Kids, and America’s Female Firefighters (AFF) will be on site to give the public some tips about general fire safety. For more information about AFF, visit
  • Red hot Fire Truck Displays will be at Centennial Square this evening.  The City of West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department and the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Department will be at the event showing off their newest trucks completely equipped with the latest in rescue technology.

Clematis by Night is a FREE weekly event that features great live music, mouth-watering foods, sidewalk shopping, and fun in the fountain every Thursday night from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. in Centennial Square, downtown West Palm Beach.  Clematis by Night is produced by the City of West Palm Beach and brought to you by ClearChannel Radio, the West Palm Beach Marriott, Coors Light & Gold Coast Beverages, Wachovia, Coca-Cola and the Palm Beach Post.  For more information, please call the City of West Palm Beach Community Events Division at 561-822-1515 or visit the website at

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