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Merry Moments 2023

Tis the season of celebration, and we have a multitude of merry moments to fill your calendar. Please note some events have changed, so be sure to click on the “View Event” links below to read more about your favorite festivities!

Light Up MLK

16th Annual Light Up MLK

Annie Adderly Gillis Park | 601 Dr MLK Blvd

The City of Pompano Beach is thrilled to Light-Up MLK Boulevard for the Holidays! This festive celebration begins at 5pm and the official tree lighting ceremony occurs at 7pm. Sounds of the Holidays will ring throughout the neighborhoods and guests will enjoy local community-based performances, food, beverages, and interactive holiday festivities. Be sure to have your camera ready when Santa stops by for a visit! The event is free and open to the public.

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November 18 l 5 – 8pm l FREE

Rain Date: November 29 | 5 - 8pm

Old Town Untapped

Old Town Untapped Holiday Edition

Bailey Contemporary Arts | 41 NE 1st St.

Visit an array of holiday themed vendors and enjoy live holiday music from Waist to Chest: Christmas Surf Spectacular!

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December 1 | 6-10pm | FREE

Yuletide on Atlantic

Yuletide on Atlantic Parade

Atlantic Blvd.

We are ringing in another holiday season with Yuletide on Atlantic Parade. The parade will begin at 6:30pm starting from Riverside Drive, heading west to Atlantic Blvd. Featuring a variety of eye-dazzling floats, marching bands, amazing entertainment, and of course the big guy, Santa, himself! Rain date: December 14.

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December 7 | 6:30pm | FREE

Merry Moments Music under the stars

Tree Lighting & Music Under the Stars Holiday Special

Pompano Beach Great Lawn | 20-98 N Pompano Beach Blvd

The holiday season is always a time of joyful bright colors, sparkling lights, and shiny decorations. This year, the City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department is hosting it’s annual Tree Lighting on the Main Beach, for the first time ever! It will be a night to remember and you won’t want to miss a moment! This event is free and provides a festive experience for all ages.

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December 8 | 6pm | FREE

Breakfast with santa

Breakfast with Santa

Emma Lou Olson Civic Center | 1801 NE 6th Street

Santa Claus is making his list, checking it twice and coming to the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center to have breakfast with many lucky boys and girls ages 5-12 years old! Tickets on sale on November 1. Limited availability.

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December 9 | 9:am | $7/person

Green Market

Green Market

Pompano Beach Cultural Center | 50 W Atlantic Blvd

The Green Market Pompano Beach is presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society in partnership with the City of Pompano Beach. Stop by for the best fruits and vegetables, local vendors, plants, holiday themed crafts, art and culinary products. Just in time for the Holiday Season! Also enjoy a free yoga class, a dance class and of course a visit from Santa Claus!

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December 9 | 9am - 1pm | FREE

timeless tidings

Timeless Tidings Holiday Concert

Pompano Beach Cultural Center | 50 W Atlantic Blvd

Don’t miss this holiday showcase featuring award-winning artists celebrating 50 years of festive music. Experience the magic of the season as the mesmerizing vocalist Ebony Carlson takes the stage to perform a sparkling selection of holiday songs. Carlson, who has headlined the BB King All Star Band, brings her soulful, jazzy interpretations to this night of nostalgic memories.

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December 14 | 7pm | $30- $45/ VIP

holiday singo

Deck the Halls Dance

Herb Skolnick Community Center | 800 SW 36th Ave

Ages 13+ with developmental disabilities are invited to join us for a jolly good time at this festive dance party!

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December 15 | 6:30pm | FREE

boat parade

61st Annual CHAOS Pompano Beach / Lighthouse Point / Deerfield Beach Holiday Boat Parade

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina | 125 N Riverside Dr

The 61st Annual CHAOS Pompano Beach/Lighthouse Point/Deerfield Beach Holiday Boat Parade will take place between the hours of 7 and 9:30 along the intracoastal waterway on Friday December the 15th, 2023. This year’s theme is “A Salute to our First Responders”. The Grand Marshals selected for 2023 are “Pompano Beach Fire Rescue & Ely Fire Cadets”. Also new for 2023 is a live broadcast via YouTube.

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December 15 | 7 - 9:30pm | FREE

holiday dance party

Holiday Dance Party with Scott Barreto

E. Pat Larkins Center | 520 MLK Blvd

Get your dancing shoes ready for an exciting night filled with Disco, Motown, and Oldies Rock featuring Scott Barreto, 50's-70's Vocalist-Tribute Artist.

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December 16 | 6pm | $10/person

Pompano Unwrapped

Pompano Unwrapped

Pompano Beach Cultural Center | 50 W Atlantic Blvd

Join us for an exceptionally entertaining celebration of the holidays. Six sensational artists were selected from Pompano Beach’s acclaimed open mic program, Lyrics Lab, to record an EP entitled, Pompano Beach Soundtrack Volume 1. This concert will feature these performers as they bring a dynamic mix of music, songs, and spoken word to the stage.

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December 19 | 7pm | FREE

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