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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Margate Celebrates 4th of July with Parade, Pool Party, Live Concert & Fireworks

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The City of Margate’s annual Fourth of July festivities will return with a fun-filled day of activities celebrating our nation’s Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022. This family-friendly and city-wide event will be hosted by the City of Margate and the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA). 

        “We are so excited to host this wonderful yearly tradition for our residents to enjoy,” said Margate Mayor Antonio V. Arserio. “You will see a whole lot of red, white, and blue in Our Margate!”

        “The MCRA always looks forward to one of Margate’s premier events that support the agency’s mission to attract people to our downtown area and further promote economic development activities,” said MCRA Board Chair Tommy Ruzzano.   

        At 9 a.m., a sea of red, white, and blue will parade down Margate Boulevard eastbound from 76 Avenue to State Road 7. Immediately following the parade, the MCRA will provide refreshments and a fun obstacle course for eventgoers to enjoy. Registration is open and is free for anyone wishing to be part of the parade. To register, please visit. www.margatefl.com/registration

From 1-4 p. m., Calypso Cove Aquatic Facility, located at 6200 Royal Palm Boulevard, will host a Fourth of July Pool Party featuring live music by a steel drummer and face painters. Admission is $4 for Margate residents and $7 for non-residents. 

Beginning at 5 p.m., the Fourth of July Extravaganza at the NW corner of Margate Blvd. and State Road 7 begins with food trucks and live music by Attica, a six-piece band playing classic rock and contemporary pop hits.

  • Food trucks coming: 
  • Alta Vaca Grill
  • Bruno's
  • Che Grill
  • Cool & Creamy
  • Cousins Main Lobster
  • Don Chingon
  • Giovanni's Gourmet Italian Ice
  • Las Mexicanas
  • Mama's Taste of the World
  • Master Arepa
  • Michou's Caribbean Delights
  • Sak Pase Food Truck
  • Taco Time y Mas
  • Zhixiang Food Truck

The night concludes at this location with the spectacular fireworks, which will light the Margate skies starting at 9 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes. 

        In preparation for the event, the following road closures will take effect on Monday, July 4: 

  • 9-11 a.m.: Eastbound lanes of Margate Blvd. from 76 Ave. to State Road 7.
  • 9 a.m.-11 p.m.: Margate Blvd. from the Clock Tower to State Road 7.
  • 7:30-10:30 p.m. State Road 7 from Atlantic Blvd. to Coconut Creek Pkwy.  

If You Go:

Margate Fourth of July Extravaganza

  • Parade, 9 a.m.
  • Calypso Cove Pool Party, 1-4 p.m. ($)
  • Food trucks, 5-9 p.m. ($)
  • Attica live band, 6-9 p.m.
  • Fireworks, 9 p.m.

For more information, contact the City of Margate Parks and Recreation Department at 954-972-6458 or email parksrec@margatefl.com.