D4 News

Hello friends and neighbors,
I hope this has been a great week for all of you!

The holiday season is here that means one of my favorite events is happening tomorrow night, Ocean Way Holiday. Once again we will be lighting up our beautiful fishing pier with holiday lights, there will be a great show for the kids and Santa will be available for pictures. The details are in the event information below.

I have some more exciting news for you. The famous Budweiser Clydesdales will also be dropping by for a visit! The Clydesdales are used for promotions and commercials by the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company. For those of you who don't know, Deerfield Beach is the home of a locally owned and operated Anheuser-Busch beer wholesaler. Double Eagle Distributing is located along Lock Road and is one of the many great businesses in District 4. This will be a fun weekend - I hope to see many of you at the beach!

Friends, I also want to remind you that you can now find me on Twitter @DFB_D4Ganz. You can tweet your questions or send me a direct message. If social media isn't your thing just email me at bganz@deerfield-beach.com.

Have a safe & happy holiday,

Bill Ganz

What's Happening in Deerfield Beach?

Budweiser Clydesdales Visiting DFB

The City of Deerfield Beach is excited to announce that the World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales will be visiting Deerfield Beach on Saturday, December 3rd at 1pm!

Come out and watch these amazing horses as they make their way north on A1A from SE 1st St. around N. Ocean Drive to NE 20th Terr. and then south onto S. Ocean Way. Patrons will have the opportunity to take pictures and see the Clydesdales up close as they will be stopping on S. Ocean Way between SE 1st St. and SE 2nd St. after they parade around the island for photos. Please note, traffic will be slow moving on A1A from 1pm - 2:30 pm due to the Clydesdale parade.

You don't want to miss this amazing opportunity! Then, don't forget to stick around for the spectacular Ocean Way Holiday event from 5pm - 9pm!

For more information please contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

Ocean Way Holiday

Join us for the 3rd Annual Deerfield Beach Ocean Way Holiday Celebration presented by the Deerfield Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, Saturday, December 3, at the International Fishing Pier (200 NE 21st Ave). Festivities will begin at 5:00pm and run until 9:00pm.

Come out for a family night of fun while walking the parade of lights display, take your photo with Santa, step into a life size snow globe, enjoy snow flurries, kid's activities, live reindeer, an ice skating rink and entertainment throughout the event! Be sure not to miss the special Holiday Character Show from 7:00pm - 8:30pm followed by a character meet and greet. Arts and crafts, refreshments and food will be available for purchase.
Please note: There will be several road closures related to the Ocean Way Holiday Celebration:

  • The International Fishing Pier parking lot will be closed at 6:00am on Saturday, December 3rd and will reopen around 11:00pm on Saturday, December 3rd.
  • On Saturday, December 3rd, at 10:00am, A1A and NE 2nd street will be closed to Ocean Way (NE 21stAve.) and NE 20th Terr. and will reopen around 11:00pm on Saturday, December 3rd.
  • On Saturday, December 3rd, at 6:00am, ALL parallel parking spaces along Ocean Way (NE 21st Ave.) from NE 2nd Street to Hillsboro Blvd. will be closed until Sunday, December 4th during regular parking hours.
Parking on the barrier island will be limited during the event. Complimentary parking will be available at the Cove Shopping Center (1500 E. Hillsboro Blvd). Attendees can make the short walk across the bridge to the event or take the complimentary shuttle service between the Cove Shopping Center and the beach. The shuttle service will run as follows:
  • Continuous from 4:30pm to 9:30pm.
For further information please call the Community Events and Outreach Division at (954) 480-4429.

Winter Frost

The Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host the first ever, Winter Frost Festival, on Saturday, December 17th at Highlands Community Center, 511 NE 44th St. Come and celebrate the holiday magic, for a day of fun and entertainment, food, hot chocolate, arts and crafts, and games.
For additional information, please call Highlands Community Center at (954) 429-1847.

Breakfast with Santa
The Deerfield Beach Historical Society presents Breakfast with Santa. The event will take place on December 3, 2016 from 9AM - 11:30AM at the Historic Butler House located at 380 E Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach. For more information click here! 

Regular Commission Meeting - December 6th
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Regular City Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers of the City Hall Complex, 150 Northeast Second Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Canceled: CRA Meeting - December 13th
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting, to be held Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:30 PM is hereby canceled. The next CRA Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the City Commission Chambers of the City Hall Complex, located at 150 N.E. 2ndAvenue, Deerfield Beach, FL. 33441
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