WHAT: SUPER Clematis by Night is the largest free Super Bowl event in Palm Beach County. Super Clematis by Night is a part of the Super Celebration Series for Super Bowl XLIV and an official event of the South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee 2010. Anticipated attendance is more than 25,000.
WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2010 5:00 – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown West Palm Beach in Centennial Square, the 200 block of Clematis Street and the Meyer Amphitheatre
ADMISSION: FREE and open to the public
FREE concert in the Meyer Amphitheatre with headliner, Starship starring Mickey Thomas at 7:45pm. Starship is one of the greatest rock bands of the 70’s & 80’s, selling millions of records worldwide with hit singles in the U.S. including “We Built This City”, and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now.” Warming up the stage for Starship, from 6pm – 7:30pm, will be Larry Lee and the “Back in the Day” Band. Larry Lee spent 18 years in the NFL as a player and executive. He played with the Lions, Dolphins and Super Bowl 22 with the Broncos. His “Back in the Day” band has played for numerous past Super Bowl and NFL events. Centennial Square guests will enjoy the Gypsy Lane Band.
A variety of fun, interactive games and clinics will take place in the 200 block of Clematis Street including:
NFL Football Players “Meet and Greets”
- REGGIE GIVENS- 5pm – 7pm: former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins
- GODFREY MYLES- 5pm – 7pm: former linebacker with the Dallas Cowboys
- JAMES PRUITT- 7pm – 9pm: wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts
- TROY DRAYTON- 7pm – 9pm: tight end for the Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams
- HEATH EVANS- 7pm – 9pm: fullback for the New Orleans Saints, played previously with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots
The Palm Beach Makos, an inaugural minor league football club, will run skills tests, giveaways and simulated games on a real, artificial turf field on Clematis Street.
Florida Atlantic University football players will operate a football toss clinic while the FAU cheerleaders pep up the crowd.
Additional pigskin activities will take place in the Meyer Amphitheatre, as the City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department brings out their NFL Flag Football teams for skills challenges and team scrimmages from 5pm – 7pm.
Miss Florida, Megan Clemanti, will also make a guest appearance from 6pm – 8pm in the 200 block of Clematis in front of Feelgoods Rock Bar and Grill.
At 5pm, Palm Beach County Middle and High Schools will kick off Super Clematis by Night with marching bands and cheerleaders energizing Narcissus Avenue from Banyan Boulevard to the Meyer Amphitheatre. Cheerleading and drum line competitions will follow at 5:30pm in the Meyer.
FAN-tastic Radio Station Contests
WILD Bowl: WILD 95.5 kicks off the fun at 5pm with an All Female Field Goal Kicking Contest in the Meyer Amphitheatre. Winner will receive a grand prize package of a 42” TV, food for 20 people, grill and maid service for a Super Bowl party, plus passes to Super Bowl Saturday Night, the NFL’s official countdown event to Super Bowl XLIV.
KOOL 105.5 Best Seat in the House: Beginning Monday, January 26, Mo and Sally on the Morning Show will qualify listeners for the “Best Seat in the House.” Each winner will receive a pair of tickets to the Jordin Sparks Experience in South Beach on February 3. Two of those winners will be selected for the Grand Prize of “Best Seat in the House” to watch Starship from the side of stage at Super Clematis by Night.
GATER: FANatic Contest: Show your allegiance to your favorite NFL team at Super Clematis by Night. The top five FANATICS will win a pair of VIP passes to Super Bowl Saturday Night.
Directions to SUPER Clematis by Night
From I-95 exit east onto Okeechobee Boulevard. Travel east on Okeechobee until you reach Quadrille Boulevard. Turn left (north) onto Quadrille Boulevard and proceed north until you arrive at Clematis Street. At Clematis Street make a right (east) and continue east past Olive Avenue to Centennial Square. Centennial Square is located in the 100 block of Clematis Street between Narcissus Avenue and Flagler Drive.
Ample public parking is available at the following City garages and surface lots at reasonable rates and the first hour is always free:
The Banyan Street Garage, located at Banyan Boulevard and Olive Avenue just one block North of Clematis Street
The City Old Hall surface parking lot, located East of City Hall at Olive Avenue and Banyan Street just one block North of Clematis Street
The Evernia Street Garage, located at Evernia Street and Olive Avenue just two blocks South of Clematis Street
Numerous private parking lots in the downtown area are also available for parking and a free trolley runs round-trip from Clematis Street to CityPlace.
INFORMATION: For more information, please contact the City of West Palm Beach Community Events Division at (561) 822-1515 or visit www.clematisbynight.net
PRODUCED by: The City of West Palm Beach Community Events Division
SPONSORS: South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee 2010, The Palm Beach Post, Wachovia, 2010 US Census, West Palm Beach Marriott, Palm Beach County, Coors Light, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Pbpulse, West Palm Beach Marriott, CBS12, Feelgoods Rock Bar and Grill, Wild 95.5, Reef Road, Gater 98.7, Kool 105.5