SPARKtacular Sidewalk Sale
In conjunction with the 4th of July weekend, the DDA invites you to come downtown and shop the 2nd annual SPARKtacular Sidewalk Sale—taking place on Saturday, July 3rd from 11 - 5pm. Shopping sales, live entertainment and fun!
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 June 26th. Judges will award the top 3 locations in each category 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.
American Party Pack
Saturday, June 26, 2021. 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 on a first come, first serve basis (up to 2 bags per car) while supplies last, on June 26 from 10:00 am until noon, at the following locations:
- Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2nd Street
- "505” Teen Center and Hobbit Skate Park, 505 SE 5th Avenue
- Catherine Strong Park, 1500 SW 6th Street
*A limited number of bags will be available for delivery upon request. Deliveries will begin at 9:00 am. Please contact Danielle Beardsley at Beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com to schedule a delivery.
“Firework Stand” Patriotic Photo Minis
Saturday, June 26, 2021. "505” Teen Center and Hobbit Skate Park, 505 SE 5th Avenue. Your registration is for use of the location only and will not include photographer or camera equipment. The area will be sanitized between sessions. The set will be available between 9:30 am and noon.
Uncle Sam Jam
Saturday, July 3rd, 2021. Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2nd Street
Our Independence Day celebration is a Delray Beach tradition but will look a little different this year due to COVID-19. The City is offering a fun, family event at one of the area's largest parks to celebrate the day. This is part of a weekend-long list of activities throughout the City. Uncle Sam Jam will include live entertainment, children's activities, food and merchandise vendors, pool games, strolling jugglers and magicians, and fun for the entire family! The event will run from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Join us for the fun!
July 4th Sand Sculpting Contest
Sunday, July 4th, 2021. Join us at the beach behind the Pavilion from 9:00 am – 11:00 am for the Sand Sculpting Contest, physically distanced of course. Two categories (Adult and Children) will be awarded. Registration is free, required in advance, and is open to everyone. Participants must bring their own tools.
Use of colors: If you choose to use color in your sculpture, it is required you use an organic powdered tempera paint.
The Delray Beach Fireworks, sponsored by Zambelli Fireworks, will be held July 4th from two undisclosed locations in the City. The magic will be brilliant! Look up in the sky at 9pm and enjoy the show! (Note: the display will Not be on the beach or over the ocean this year - look west!).