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WPB to Host 4th on Flagler with “Stars and Stripes in Paradise” theme

June 29, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact:                
Meredith Westheimer
Phone: (561) 213-8192
Email: [email protected] 

Contact:                
Stephanie Carrillo
Phone: (786) 294-5127
Email: [email protected] 

Contact:
Diane Papadakos
Phone: (561) 822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771)
Email: [email protected] 

City of West Palm Beach to Host Annual Independence Day Celebration— 4th on Flagler –

with “Stars and Stripes in Paradise” theme

WHO:  More than 50,000 people are expected to attend 4th on Flagler. The event will feature remarks by West Palm Beach Mayor Keith A. James around 8:45 p.m. before the fireworks begin.

WHAT: This is the City’s 35th annual 4th on Flagler event! The event features three stages of music, an annual Military Honor Ceremony, a kids’ entertainment zone (featuring inflatable games and bounce houses and make-and-take crafts and activities), roving entertainment sponsored by FPL (including stilt walkers, jugglers, and magicians), food and refreshments for purchase and 18-minute fireworks display by Pyrotecnico over the Intracoastal Waterway. Additionally, 4th on Flagler will be the start and end point for the annual Bill Bone 5K.

The musical lineup is as follows:

  • NewDay USA Stage (main stage on Flagler Drive and North Clematis Street): 13th Army Band (Jazz, Salsa, Marching, Rock Combo, Brass & Woodwind Quintet)

    The 13th Army Band is a renowned musical ensemble composed of dedicated and skilled Soldiers of the Florida National Guard. With a lineage dating back to 1930, the Band has had a rich history of providing unparalleled musical support and entertainment for military and civilian events.

  • Meyer Amphitheatre: DJ Infiesta and Co. will keep the party going in the kids’ entertainment zone

    The kids’ entertainment zone will feature inflatable activities like bounce houses and games (wristbands will grant unlimited access for $5 per person). Additionally, volunteers will help kids and their families with various Independence Day crafts and make-and-take activities (no charge).

  • Informa Markets Stage (at Post Park): CoverUp (Pop, Punk & Alternative)

South Florida-based CoverUp will perform upbeat songs from hard rock and punk to ’80s hair bands and everything in between. The band, led by singer Larry Demers, is known for its high-energy and interactive shows.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
              
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
              Fireworks start around 9:09 p.m. over the Intracoastal Waterway.

WHERE: Waterfront Commons
              
100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
              Activities are programmed along Flagler Drive between Banyan Blvd. And Fern St.

Note: Media are requested to check in on Evernia Street, just west of Flagler Drive. Parking passes are available for live trucks and/or cars; please contact the on-site media contact (noted below) to coordinate in advance.

Live trucks must be parked on Evernia Street, just west of Flagler Drive. Cars will receive passes for City Center Garage (401 Banyan Boulevard – where City Hall is located). Due to road closures, live trucks must be in place by 5 PM.

Public Information: Blankets and chairs are recommended. Parking is available in the City of West Palm Beach’s public parking garages for flat rates of $10 at the Banyan and Evernia garages and $5 at the City Center, Clematis, and Sapodilla garages. Parking must be prepaid while entering the garage. The Banyan and Evernia garages are closest to the event.

For more information about 4th on Flagler, visit wpb.org/events, call (561) 822-1515 (TTY: 800-955-8771), or follow the City of West Palm Beach on Facebook @CityofWPB and on Twitter and Instagram @westpalmbch.

CONTACT: Meredith Westheimer – Moore Agency | [email protected] and (561) 213-8192 (advance and on-site contact)

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About the City of West Palm Beach:
The City of West Palm Beach is a vibrant and dynamic City located on the Atlantic coast of Florida. With a rich history, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and a commitment to sustainability, the City of West Palm Beach is a great place to live, work, and play. As one of the three largest cities making up the South Florida region, and the central City of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach is a vibrant, growing, waterfront City that offers the business advantages available in the region, combined with a more refined and relaxed environment for living and working. To learn more about the City of West Palm Beach, visit us on our official website, or follow us on our social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and/or Linked-in.



Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3511/772?npage=3
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