Lantana Centennial Celebration

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Lantana Centennial Celebration

When: 3:00--9:35 p.m. July 4

Where: Bicentennial Park, 321 E. Ocean Ave.


  • Food and craft vendors (3-9:05 p.m.)
  • Stilt walkers in July Fourth costume (3:30-7:30 p.m.)
  • Sportsman’s Park carnival activities and bungee trampoline (4-8 p.m.)
  • Unveiling of public art, a 16-foot sailboat sculpture (4:45-5 p.m.)
  • Professional band (5-8 p.m.)
  • Water balloon, hula hoop and watermelon-eating contests (7-7:45 p.m.)
  • Special presentation to former Mayor Dave Stewart, followed by most patriotic baby contest conducted by Mayor Robert Hagerty (8-8:15 p.m.)
  • Professional band (8:15-9 p.m.)
  • Massing of the Colors presentation, Pledge of Allegiance and national anthem sung by the band (9-9:05 p.m.)
  • Fireworks show (9:05-9:35 p.m.)

Fireworks display details

  • Opening — 430 shells; main body — 770 shells; finale — 2,523 shells; total shell count — 3,723
  • Total of 6-inch shells (largest shells) planned in display — 196
  • The location of the barge will remain the same as in previous years.
  • Spectator parking available at the Kmart lot, with shuttle to South Oak Street and to East Ocean Avenue at Lantana Beach.

9026396272?profile=RESIZE_180x180Commemorative book To commemorate Lantana’s centennial, the town contracted with StarGroup International of West Palm Beach to create 5,000 copies of “Lantana, A Small Fishing Village, 1921-2021,” a 143-page hardcover book filled with color photographs, history and memories.
Lantana residents can pick up a free copy at Town Hall, 500 Greynolds Circle, or at the July 4 centennial celebration. Books can be purchased for $20.21 each by nonresidents or residents wishing extra copies.

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