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Groove and Green is Sunday, December 9th

Meet us at Groove + Green on Sunday, December 9th

Fruits, vegetables, live music, vendors, food trucks, and more will be at this Sunday's Groove + Green. On Sunday, December 9th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the corner of Margate Boulevard and State Road 7 will be bustling with folks enjoying brunch offerings, a pop-up marketplace, and other fun activities. A farmers' market area features South Florida food vendors who will be offering local produce, unfiltered honey, fresh bread, cured pickles and olives, jams, live plants, vegan options and more. 

Groove + Green takes place on the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event showcases local musical acts. For more information, please call (954) 785-7475 or visit GrooveandGreen.com/vendorapplication.

Recycle Right! When in doubt, throw it out.

When in Doubt, Throw it Out!

Over the past few years, we have been recycling more, which is great. But, we’ve also had an increase in the level of non-recyclable items, “contamination,” placed in recycling carts. Let’s work together to reduce our contamination rate.

Follow these three simple rules to Recycle Right! (1) Recycle empty plastic bottles and jugs, cans, paper, and cardboard. (2) Ensure items are clean and dry. (3) Do not bag your recyclables; empty recyclables directly into the recycling cart!

Know the difference between recyclable items and the most common contaminants! Learn more about how you can Recycle Right!

Winter Festival is December 14th

Winter Festival Light Show is a Must See!

A Must See!!! The City of Margate’s annual spectacular Winter Festival, featuring an amazing Paintscaping light show, will take place on Friday, December 14th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Margate Boulevard from State Road 7 to Northwest 58th Avenue (the Clock Tower). 

A one-of-a-kind 3D holiday light show will transform the walls of City Hall into a magical winter wonderland with our now signature, 3D Paintscaping show. The 8-minute winter wonderland extravaganza is sure to take your breath away and delight all ages as it’s shown throughout the evening beginning at 6:00 p.m.

In partnership with the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), the Winter Festival also features real “Florida Style” snow (for ages 11 and under), rides for the children, arts and crafts activities, a craft fair, food vendors, and pictures with Santa (bring your own camera and share your photos with #OurMargate).

Please be advised that Margate Boulevard (from US 441/SR 7 to NW 58th Avenue) will be closed from approximately 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on December 14th. 

Food and craft vendors are welcome. Advanced registration is required. To register as a vendor please contact the Margate Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 972-6458 or email parksrec@margatefl.com (registration fees apply).


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