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Happy Thanksgiving

City Closed for Thanksgiving

Please be advised that City Hall and all administrative offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th.  

Please note that curbside garbage collection will take place as scheduled on Thanksgiving Day.

On behalf of the Margate City Commission, we wish you a warm and Happy Thanksgiving!

Winter Festival is December 13th

Winter Festival is December 13th

The City of Margate, in partnership with the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), will host its annual Winter Festival on Friday, December 13th from 6 to 10 p.m. The event will be located along Margate Boulevard between US 441/SR 7 and NW 58th Avenue. 

This free family-friendly event will include real “Florida Style” snow, rides for the children, arts and crafts activities, local group performances, a craft fair, food vendors, and pictures with Santa (bring your own camera). 

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 13th.

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

Enter the Holiday Decorating Contest by December 6th

Enter the Holiday Decorating Contest

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the City of Margate wants to recognize you for spreading cheer to your friends and neighbors. Enter the City's Holiday Decorating Contest for a chance to win a gift card and be named “Best Decorated” home or business.

If you’ve gone above and beyond in transforming the exterior of your home or business into a winter wonderland, complete the holiday decorating contest application no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 6th. Click here to complete the application or pick one up at City Hall, located at 5790 Margate Boulevard. 

Entrants will be notified of the date of judging and the requirements by email. First, second and third place winners will be recognized at a City Commission Meeting. 

For more information, visit margatefl.com or call the City Manager's Office at (954) 935-5300.

Get a $100 rebate for a WaterSense toilet

Get $100 Rebate for Low-Flow Toilets

It’s time to tell a friend. You can get a $100 rebate for a low-flow WaterSense® toilet. You might be eligible for two! If you’re a homeowner, business, or a non-profit, you could be eligible too. Over 15,000 rebates have been issued to homeowners, businesses and nonprofits. Why shouldn’t you be next? The average family can save 20-60 percent of their water-flushing use, reducing the water bill by $150 per year. If you’re a business or non-profit, chances are you’ll save much more. 

And, when you save water, you’re actively protecting the environment and helping manage our climate change challenges. That is, reducing water use means we don’t take it from the environment and don’t use the energy to move it to and through water treatment. In short, conserving water saves energy too. 

To find out about rebates visit ConservationPays.com/apply or call 800.270.9794 and be sure to do it before you buy your toilet (or 3 or more). 

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