City of Boca Raton - City Connection November 2017
City Council
47th Annual Holiday Street Parade
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Join us in Downtown Boca to celebrate the annual Holiday Street Parade, themed, “Light Up Boca.” The parade will move from SE 5th St. to North Mizner Park Blvd. with grandstand viewing at Sanborn Square.
More info...
Holiday Street Parade


41st Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Saturday, Dec. 16, 6:30pm
Boaters and spectators, join the City as we light up the waterways for the annual Holiday Boat Parade. There will be three designated public viewing areas: Red Reef Park, Silver Palm Park & the Wildflower property.
Enter your boat for free to win $10,000 in cash and prizes!  More info...


Holiday Boat Parade
Boca Bowl

New title sponsor announced
for the Boca Raton Bowl

ESPN has announced that Cherribundi Tart Cherry will serve as the new title sponsor through 2019. Boca Raton is once again proud to host the annual bowl held at Florida Atlantic University Stadium on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7pm.

Final team match ups will be announced on December 3, 2017. Get your tickets for this exciting hometown event.


Sign Up for Sanitation Reminders

Sign Up for Sanitation Reminders

Did you get the alert for Thanksgiving?
If not, SIGN UP for holiday sanitation schedule changes for Christmas & New Year’s Day. In addition to the holiday schedule that is available online, customers serviced by the City of Boca Raton can now sign up for email & text alert reminders. Sign up here...under the Alert Center section.

Building Department
Receives New Rating

Congratulations to the Boca Raton Building Department for participating in and receiving great ratings in the Insurance Services Office BCEGS program.  More info...

ISO Program

SFRTA/Tri Rail Public Meeting

The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) will host a public meeting on Tuesday, December 5 at 6pm at the Spanish River Library (1501 NW Spanish River Blvd) on the proposed Tri-Rail station near Glades Road and Military Trail.  More info...

SFRTA Public Meeting

Wildflower Park Site
Now Open to the Public

The property located at 551 East Palmetto Park Rd. is now open to the public. Situated along the intracoastal waterway, the park has a pedestrian entrance along Palmetto Park Rd. and a vehicular entrance on 5th Ave. Free parking is available for visitors from dawn till dusk.
The park will be open during the evening as a viewing site for the upcoming Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, December 16.  More info...

Wildflower Park
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Piles of Smiles

Sugar Sand Park Community Center

Piles of Smiles "Snow Day" - Dec. 16
10am - 4pm
Sugar Sand Park Community Center invites your family to experience a South Florida rarity…SNOW! 
Test your hockey skills at the Florida Panthers Slap Shot. activities and more! Ages 5-12.
More info...

Boca Raton Racquet Center (St. Andrews Blvd)

Holiday Mixed Doubles Round Robin - Dec. 17
10:30am-12:30pm      Call 561-367-7095

Adult mixed doubles round robin, all levels. Sign up with a partner or let us find you one! Tennis fun followed by pizza and soft drinks. Bring a toy to donate.

Winter Break Tennis Camp
Dec. 26-29, Jan. 2-5

Ages: 4-6 (Pee Wees) Ages: 7-16 (Juniors)
Register call 561-367-7095  More info...

Winter Break Tennis Camp
Ocean Adventure Sea Program

Boca Raton Community Center

Ocean Adventure Sea Program at Reef Reef Park Dec. 26-29, Jan. 2-5
9am-3pm      To register, call 561-393-7807
Campers get to experience a unique hands on approach to marine science while learning and mastering new water sports.

Surf School at Red Reef Park, Dec. 26-29, Jan. 2-5
9am-3pm      To register, call 561-393-7807
Campers will enjoy a fun, safe, and educational introduction into the sport of surfing. No experience required and equipment provided.

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Animal Adventures Day Camp - Dec. 27-29
8:30am-Noon
Explore topics in science and nature. Register for one, two, or all three days! For children in grades 3, 4, and 5.  More info...


Animal Adventure Camp
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Family Make & Take Winter Crafts

Family Make & Take Winter Crafts
Downtown Library & Spanish River Library
Dec. 1, 3:30pm-5pm

Join the Boca Jolly Days fun at our FREE Make & Take for families with children ages 3-12 at both libraries. Children 8 & under must be accompanied by an adult. More info…

Family Winter Break Activities

Drop in over winter break weekdays starting at 2pm. No enrollment required. Children 8 & under must be accompanied by an adult. More info…


Special Guest Story Time:
Stoplight Technician with his Bucket Truck!

Downtown Library, Dec. 7, 10am-10:30am
Spanish River Library, Dec. 11, 10am-10:30am

More info…

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Downtown Boca Holiday Window Contest

2nd Annual Downtown Boca
Holiday Window Contest

Downtown Boca gets into the spirit of the season! Decorated storefront window displays from businesses located in the downtown district will be featured on Downtown Boca’s Facebook page, encouraging the online community to vote for their favorite window by “liking” individual photos. Contest runs from Dec.15-31.
Downtown businesses interested in participating can fill out a submission form here.

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Lunch on the Lawn Series

December 1, 8, and 15
11am - 2pm

Spend your Friday lunch break with us. Various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and subtle background music!  More info...

Lunch on the Lawn
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This month
Sanitation truck

Dec. 25 Christmas Day Observance
City offices closed.
Recreational facilities open with amended hours.
View sanitation schedule changes
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Give your holiday tree a "second chance"
Beginning Dec. 26, recycle your tree! (Remember to remove all the decorations & lights.) Learn more...


Jan. 1 New Year's Day Observance
City offices closed.
Recreational facilities open with amended hours.
View sanitation schedule changes
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Winter Children's Fair
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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