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ROAD & DOCK CLOSURES UPDATE: WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2019

Road and dock closures taking place around the City of West Palm Beach.

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WPB Mayor Keith James Announces Competitive Bidding for City Security Contract

Mayor James announces that the City's security contract, recently awarded to PSC, will now go out to bid.

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Community Events Overview

Welcome to the City of West Palm Beach Community Events Division! Join us for good times, great entertainment and lots of FREE family fun in downtown West Palm Beach! Our beautiful city provides a spectacular backdrop for a variety of award-winning events that entertain and delight people of all ages and from all walks of life.


The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA), the premier association supporting and enabling festival and event professionals worldwide, has recognized the City of West Palm Beach as one of six recipients of the 2019 “IFEA World Festival & Event City” award. The City of West Palm Beach is the first and only city in Florida to receive this elite designation.  Click the image to the right to watch the City's submission video.

At a separate ceremony recognizing the most outstanding examples of quality and creativity in the festivals and events industry, the 2019 IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards were announced. The City of West Palm Beach Community Events Dvision was honored with 27 Pinnacle awards, including 9 gold, 12 silver and 6 bronze awards.  Earlier this year Community Events was also awarded 12 Florida Festival and Event Association Sunsational Awards and received the Innovative Programming Award for Community Building from the Florida Recreation & Park Association.


 
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A recipient of more than 330 international, national and regional awards for innovative programming over the years, the Community Events Division is responsible for every detail of hundreds of events in West Palm Beach each year.  Award-winning events include the weekly Thursday night concert series, Clematis by Night, the popular West Palm Beach GreenMarket, Sunday on the Waterfront, Screen on the Green, Sandi Land as part of Holiday in Paradise, and  4th on Flagler as part of Summer in Paradise.   With all the exciting events and activities, it’s easy to see why we live in paradise! In addition to creating and programming popular weekly and monthly events, we also play the important role of making sure the great events that come to West Palm Beach have all the proper permits to operate safely and effectively.

Are you looking for a stunning venue to hold your special event? Located along the Lake Worth Lagoon on South Flagler Drive, the Lake Pavilion provides a lovely indoor setting with access to a beautiful outdoor terrace. Click here for more information.
 

For more information, call (561) 822-1515.  Want to receive emails about our upcoming events? Email  lreines@wpb.org with "Events Eblast" in the subject line and you'll always be in-the-know!  Want to receive a printed brochure schedule in the mail?  Email lreines@wpb.org with "Events Brochure" in the subject line to be added to our mailing list.