Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the *Virtual* 4th of July Celebrations in 2020.
We appreciate your patience and understanding of the City's decision to close the beaches during that weekend.
We look forward to a bigger and better July 4th celebration in 2021 and hope to be able to gather as a community once again in celebration of our great nation!
Check back next year for more information!
Adorn your businesses, homes and yards with red, white, and blue and compete for the "Most patriotic house (or business) in Delray Beach". Registration is required, free and open to City of Delray Beach residents and business only. Submit 1-3 photos of your home, front of house (or business) and front yard only no later than July 1st. Judges will award the top 3 homes and winners will be announced on July 4th. Please label each upload with your name. Photos will be placed in an online gallery for all to see.
Submit your favorite patriotic family or pet photos, and family recipes and we will create a digital scrapbook for all to see. Submit, up to 5 photos and/or recipes, for free no later than July 1st. The scrapbook will be available to view online on July 4th. Please label each upload with your name.
Take a 15 second video of your decorated wagon, wheel chair, bike or vehicle along the street or sidewalk. Videos must be taken in the horizontal direction with “vehicle” going from left to right. Submit your video (no longer than 15 seconds, we may need to edit) no later than July 1st. Please label each upload with your name and category (decorate, parade, etc. ). We will create our first virtual Independence Day Parade and reveal it on July 4th. Free.
American Party Pack
Delray Beach Parks and Recreation is creating 600, FREE, activity to-go kits (which is also sensory friendly) for Delray Beach Residents. Bags will include activities and patriotic accessories to help you celebrate Independence Day. Bags will be available for drive through only on a first come first serve basis, (up to 2 bags per car) while supplies last, on July 4th from 10:00 am until noon at the following locations:
- Pompey Park
- "505” Teen Center and Hobbit Skate Park
- Barwick Park
- Catherine Strong Park
Discover Delray Beach Scavenger Hunt
Your challenge awaits you. Download your scavenger hunt and discover Delray Beach. Visit new places and complete challenges on your own. Please remember to keep safety as a priority and follow CDC guidelines where appropriate. Scavenger Hunt download will be available on June 29th.
Test your knowledge. Games are free to enter, open to everyone, and family friendly. Your knowledge of Delray Beach and America will be tested. Each game will consist of two rounds of questions (one round on Delray Beach and one round on America) with 20 questions in each round. You earn more points the faster you answer correctly. The top player/household in each round will win a gift card. One player/household cannot win more than once. Enter one or both, each game is different.
- Game 1: 2:00 pm
- Game 2: 7:00 pm
The City of Delray Beach reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of the photograph, video, or sand sculpture submitted.
For more information, please call (561) 243-7250.