Downtown Boca invites South Florida residents and visitors to “come early, stay late…where something for everyone awaits” on October 21- 22, 2011 when the destination debuts its inaugural Meet Me On The Promenade: Downtown Boca, a free two night-one day fest featuring the best of Downtown. Plenty of free parking will be available with complimentary trolley transportation at various stops throughout Downtown Boca from Royal Palm Place to Mizner Park.
On Friday night, October 21, the event opens with the Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by the Downtown Boca Bop community line dance, family friendly activities and live entertainment by the band BulleTt at Sanborn Square from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. There will be a Segway Obstacle Course Challenge as well as retail and dining discounts, special menus and cocktails, and extended hours at participating Downtown Boca shops and restaurants.
Saturday morning, October 22, kicks-off at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7 a.m.) with the American Cancer Society’s 10th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. The route will take more than 6,000 participants throughout Downtown Boca. Following the walk at 10 a.m., there‟s a day filled with exciting programming and arts showcases, attractions, family and pet friendly activities, live entertainment, and a Promenade “Dancin’ in the Streets” party to run from 6 p.m. through 10 p.m. Highlights of the day‟s activities include:
Stroll Around Downtown Boca
Cruz-N Downtown Boca Exotic and Classic Car Show
Boca Raton GreenMarket
Art Attack Artists & Crafters Village Art Expo
Walking & Segway Tours and Familly & Sports Zones
Community Corner Nonprofit Showcase
Health-Full Community Pavilion
“Picture Downtown Boca” Photography Competition & Exhibition Popular Gourmet Truck Expo
Special Promenade Shopping Discounts and Dining Deals
Chances to Win Vacations, Gift Certificates, Jewelry, a Car and More! Evening “Dancin‟ in the Streets” Promenade Party
So spread the word! Be a part of it, in the heart of it! There‟s something for everyone at Downtown Boca‟s Meet Me on the Promenade!