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Summer is Hot Hot Hot in Boca Raton!

Memorial Day officially kicks off summer in South Florida! #SoooBoca loves this time of year when things slow down a bit and are less crowded. Summer parties, barbecues and events are happening all over town! Sooo many things to do in Boca Raton all summer long!

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Don’t forget to buzz by our calendar page with lots of links to our sister cities in the Tri-County area with events and suggestions of things to do all summer long!

Did you know, according to Wikipedia the National Moment of Remembrance was established by Congress in 2000. It asks Americans, wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day, to pause in an act of national unity for a duration of one minute.

There are so many things to do in Boca Raton every summer starting with concerts and events at Mizner Park Amphitheater that the city puts on. There are some great tribute bands playing for free, ticked concerts, movies and fun events so scroll down for a quick peak and click on the link to verify dates, times and fees.

Summer travel is also in high gear so buzz by our travel section for some tips and tricks to help you make your plans. We love to take short trips and pack accordingly so check out some of our faves for your summer long weekends!

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019

9:00am to 10:00am
Boca Raton Cemetery
449 SW 4th Avenue

Featuring veteran groups, City officials, music by the Fort Lauderdale Highlanders, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real 
(Federal Hwy, S of Glades Road)
Enjoy a free concert under the stars featuring the Indian River POPS Orchestra.

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For both events, the City of Boca Raton is once again teaming up with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a local non-profit, to offer an area where attendees can write a letter to a soldier and where goods may be donated to create “We Care” packages to be sent to deployed soldiers. 

Needed items include foil tuna packs, individual packs nuts/dried fruits, individual packs of drink mixes, ramen noodles, trail mix, snack/breakfast bars, oatmeal/grits packs,crackers, hot chocolate, microwaveable ravioli, mac & cheese, snack storage bags, gallon storage bags, scotch tape refills, Q-tips, tissues, baby wipes, lip balm/chapstick, baby/foot powder, insect repellent wipes, tampons, bar soap, mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, hand sanitizer, disposable razors, and shave cream packets.


Admission is FREE for both events.
For more information, please call 561.367.7073.

Summer in the City Concerts

BATTLE OF THE BANDS SUMMER SERIES KICK OFF

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Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, June 7th
Doors: 6:00 PM, Battle: 7:00 PM
Free and Open to the Public

Kicking off the Summer Series, Mizner Park Amphitheater and The City of Boca Raton will host a Battle of the Bands!
$1,500 cash grand prize for each category: Teen competition and 20+ competition


Finalists:
20+ Competition
The Cytokines
Coral Canyons
SpiderCherry
Del Pelson
Big City

Teen Competition
PEAR
Expressway to the Stars
Audio Crisis

FAQs:
Applications close April 30th 
Ticket Pricing: No ticket required.
For venue FAQs : https://www.myboca.us/1035/FAQs

JIMMY BUFFET BY CARIBBEAN CHILLERS

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, June 14th
Doors: 6:30 PM, Battle: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

O.A.R. WITH AMERICAN AUTHORS AND HUNTERTONES

Summer Tour 2019
Presented by Live Nation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 
Doors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PM 
Ticketed Concert

SUMMER SOLSTICE YOGA & ART

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, June 21st
7:00 PM – 10 PM
Free and Open to the Public

FAU SUMMER CONCERT BAND

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Sunday, June 23rd
Doors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND W/ BLACKBERRY SMOKE AND SHOVELS & ROPE

2019 Wheels of Soul Tour
Presented by Live Nation

Saturday, June 29th, 2019 
Doors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PM 
Ticketed Concert

ROB THOMAS IN CONCERT WITH ABBY ANDERSON

Chip Tooth Tour 2019
Presented by Live Nation

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 
Doors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PM 
Ticketed Concert

UNDER THE BOARDWALK GAME NIGHT

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, July 12th
7:00 PM – 10 PM
Free and Open to the Public

50th WOODSTOCK ANNIVERSARY WITH PEACE OF WOODSTOCK

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, July 19th
Doors: 6:30 PM, Show: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

MOVIE NIGHT: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY PG-13

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, July 26th
Doors: 6:30 PM, Movie: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

WHY DON’T WE IN CONCERT

8 Letters Tour
Presented by AEG Presents

Thursday, August 1st, 2019 
Doors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM 
Ticketed Concert

BOCA RATON SYMPHONIA

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, August 2nd
Doors: 6:30 PM, Performance: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

CHICAGO BY CHICAGO REWIRED

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton
Friday, August 9th
Doors: 6:30 PM, Movie: 7:30 PM 
Free and Open to the Public

UB40 FT. ALI CAMPBELL AND ASTRO & SHAGGY

40th Anniversary Tour
Presented by Live Nation

Sunday, September 15th
Doors: 5:30 PM, Show: 6:30 PM 
Ticketed Concert

There are a variety of choices of things to do in South Florida in the summer and don’t forget about all the Fourth of July celebrations! Want to check out more events and happenings around Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties just click here.

Please remember to check with event organizers to confirm dates and times! Information is from the City of Boca Raton and Mizner Park Amphitheater.

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