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Be a part of the 4th of July Parade

Last Call for Parade Participants

The City of Margate Parks and Recreation Department and the Margate CRA are set to host the best 4th of July celebration around! We'll kick off the day with our patriotic 4th of July parade, which will begin at 9 a.m. at the west end of Margate Boulevard. The parade will travel eastbound from 76th Avenue to Margate City Hall.

Be in the 4th of July Parade. DEADLINE: Friday, June 29th. Download the application at margatefl.com/4thofJuly.

Later in the afternoon, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Calypso Cove will be the site of the 4th of July Pool Party featuring a steel drum band and face painters. Calypso Cove is located at 6200 Palm Boulevard. Admission is $4 for Margate residents and $7 for non-residents.

Beginning at 5 p.m., the 4th of July Extravaganza will take place at the corner of Margate Boulevard and State Road 7 with food trucks, bounce houses, and family-friendly activities. The hottest dance band in South Florida, the Original Studio 54 Band, will take the stage from 6 p.m. until the fireworks show begins.

Finally, at 9 p.m., the fireworks show will begin and you don't want to miss it. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and be ready to enjoy the beautiful fireworks right before your eyes - literally! 

For more information, go to margatefl.com/4thofJuly. See you on the 4th of July!

Budget Manager Decia Smith-Burke with Award

City Receives GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The City of Margate's Finance Department has received the Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for FY 2018. The award represents a significant achievement by the City's Finance Department. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the City of Margate had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation and be rated "proficient" in all categories. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation were presented to the Finance Department. To view the City of Margate's FY 2018 Budget, please visit margatefl.com.


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