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.
Commemorative 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.