July 2021

There are 56 blog entries for July 2021.


One of Palm Beach Island’s most exclusive estates is open for the public to tour and to learn about the history of Palm Beach and the fabulous Gilded Age.  The Flagler Museum, formerly known as Whitehall, was home to Henry M. Flagler and his wife Mary. Flagler was an American Industrialist, one of the founders of Standard Oil, and one of Palm Beach Island’s founders.

The famous Palm Beach landmark features more than 100,000 square feet filled with some of the most important history of Palm Beach and the Gilded Age.  The estate was commissioned by Flagler to be a winter home for himself and his wife Mary as a wedding gift in 1902. The estate served as the couple’s winter retreat until his death in 1913.

The grand estate was commissioned to John

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Jupiter’s red iconic lighthouse is open to the public for tours and special events. Head to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum this month and climb the 105 steps to the top to see the incredible views of Jupiter or visit the Lighthouse grounds or Museum to learn about Jupiter’s history.

Lighthouse Events Happening This July

Lighthouse Sunset Tours: Wednesday, July 7th, 14th , 21st, and 28th

On Wednesday nights, climb to the top of the lighthouse and witness the incredible sunset views over Jupiter. The tour also includes a sneak peak into the Lighthouse Watchroom to see how everything works. Those who attend the tour will get to witness the light turn on and illuminate the sky.

Lighthouse Anniversary Day: Saturday, July 10th

Celebrate

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is offering an opportunity for kids interested in saving turtles to become junior researchers. Youngsters can participate in a FREE program to learn what marine researchers do and how they help sea turtles and hatchlings at the center.

Children ages 5-12 can learn all about the marvelous world of turtles. The junior researchers will participate in a mock excavation of hatchlings. They will learn how math and statistics benefit conservation. Kids will explore how data collected over a long period of time helps in saving sea turtles. They will participate in releasing their hatchlings back out into the wild.

The program is taking place through September on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at

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Downtown West Palm Beach's Clematis Street interactive fountains summer show will run between July 8 – August 29, 2021. For over 25 years, the Centennial Fountains at Centennial Square has been an iconic landmark.  It is a place for the community to gather, for interactive play, for the young and young at heart to cool off and splash around. Warm summer nights are much cooler with this energetic, supersized fountain show.  The Centennial Square fountains are synchronized to music and lights.  All the surrounding palm trees are also lit up and synchronized with the music.  

The fountain has been decked out with a state-of-the-art operating system giving water the power to dance to music and 109 LED lights with 16.7 million colors.Interactive play is

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Plan for the 4th on Flagler in West Palm Beach.   Great news! The fireworks are returning in-person this year after the pandemic forced it to be held virtually in 2020.  West Palm Beach officials announced that “4th on Flagler" celebration will take place on Sunday, July 4, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. along the Downtown West Palm Beach waterfront.  Fireworks can be seen on Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard and Fern Street.

The event will feature exciting and vibrant fireworks display, entertainment, refreshments, a car show featuring luxury vehicles, and a patriotic salute.

The fireworks will blast off at 9:09 p.m. over the Intracoastal Waterway.

There is always to watch the fireworks virtually from home on WPBF 25, event website. 

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Fourth of July festivities are back, people can celebrate and many cities plan to do just that.  There is no better way to spend the Independence Day holiday! birthday with parades, live music, food, and fireworks. Here are events across Delray Beach and  Boca Raton this 4th of July, 2021.

Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. from various undisclosed venues.  Look into the night sky and watch the fireworks explode!

Delray Beach

Sand Sculpting contest 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. July 4, supply your own tools, free event, registration early required.  More information available online. 

Boca Raton

Drive-in Fireworks Display, Palm Beach Parks & Recreation 

9 p.m. July 4 @ South County Regional Park, 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton 33498, free entry

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Plan your Fourth of July weekend festivities in Abacoa with the family!  Enjoy two baseball games at Roger Dean Stadium followed by postgame fireworks. Not into baseball, take in live music and family activities in Downtown Abacoa.   

Fireworks Mega Bash at the Town of Jupiter Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Celebrate with two nights of baseball and postgame Fireworks. Mega Bash 4th of July Weekend Block Part at Downtown Abacoa Enjoy free live music, activities for the kids with a view of the fireworks from Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Free music lineup includes:

Saturday, July 3, from 4-10 p.m. Across the Universe – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band.

Sunday, July 4, from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  JP Soars and the Red Hots – Red White and

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July 4th is upon us! Swing by any of the Palm Beach County area fireworks shops and purchase legal firecrackers to set off and show your appreciation of this great nation!  Every year we come together to celebrate our American independence, which means grilling, games, drinking, parades, and of course fireworks. While fireworks are a true American tradition, they need to be treated with respect, and used carefully!

Ever wonder why Americans set off fireworks on the Fourth of July?  It is understood that the very first Independence Day celebration, held in Philadelphia on July 4, 1777, colonists were still at war against Britain.  Even though the country was still amidst the Revolutionary War against Britain, citizens came together to watch their

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Made in the USA Day is celebrated on July 2 by shoppers and companies as a way of boosting sales for locally made products. The special day is observed just before Independence Day.  July 4th patriotic feelings are at an all-time high, which makes “Made in the USA Day” on July 2nd a fantastic day.  

Made in the USA Day encourages the manufacturing of goods in America and customers to choose to purchase goods made in the United States instead of those that are imported from elsewhere. The day also celebrates the companies and brands that manufacture their products in the United States, as well as offer work to Americans.

The “Made in the U.S.A.” label placed on products signify the country of origin as regulated by the Federal Trade Commission.

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