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Independence Day Ceremony

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Begins: July 4, 2017 8:00 am
Ends: July 4, 2017 10:00 am


Heroes Memorial Park
2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW
Palm Coast, FL 32137

On Tuesday, July 4, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Independence Day Ceremony titled "By the Dawn's Early Light." The ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (1/2 mile west of the Flagler County Library).

Guest speakers will be Randall Morris, President of the Flagler Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland. Elected officials from Palm Coast and Flagler County will take part in a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a U.S. Naval cannon will be fired by Ret. Navy Capt. J. Randall Stapleford.

The Palm Coast Community Band will perform The Star-Spangled BannerGod Bless AmericaStars & Stripes Forever and American Anthem. Flagler County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Goncalves will be the vocalist for God Bless America. The presentation of colors will be done by the Palm Coast Fire Department Honor Guard, and the Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Mayor Holland and the Palm Coast City Council.

Everyone in the community is encouraged to help celebrate our nation's birthday by attending the Palm Coast Independence Day Ceremony! In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at nearby Fire Station 21, 9 Corporate Drive, Palm Coast.

To start off the Independence Day celebration, the City will have fireworks on Monday, July 3, at 9 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. Pre-fireworks family fun will begin at 5 p.m.

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Event Contact: 386-986-2300
Event ID: 16696