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U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony on June 14Flag Day
In honor of Flag Day, please join us on the evening of Friday, June 14 at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater for a flag retirement ceremony with the Sunrise Police and Fire Rescue Departments. Flags may be donated to the flag drop box in the lobby of the Sunrise Public Safety Building located at 10440 W Oakland Park Boulevard.

This ceremonial event held in honor of Flag Day is held in partnership with the American Legion Sunrise Post 365 and the Boy Scouts of America. Please join us for a memorable ceremony properly honoring the colors of our
country and nobly retiring worn or unserviceable flags.


City of Sunrise Florida - July 4th Celebration - presented by Wheelabrator Techologies - featuring musical group Inner CircleEnter a Float, Vehicle or Marching Group in our July 4th Parade
We are now seeking submissions for floats, vehicles, or marching groups to be a part of our incredible July 4 morning parade themed Not All Superheroes Wear Capes. Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the parade by downloading our parade application or calling (954) 747-4600 for details.

"Not All Superheroes Wear Capes" Parade & Family Fun Day
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Park, 6700 Sunset Strip

Themed floats will wind their way west along Sunset Strip from NW 12th Street to City Park, where the celebration continues with free refreshments and a children's fun zone. 

Concert and Fireworks
Featuring Inner Circle
5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Outdoors at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway

There's something for everyone at our nighttime celebration, including children's rides and inflatables, and an assortment of food and beverage vendors.

The music begins at 5:15 p.m. with classic rock covers performed by The Rock Show. At 7:30 p.m., it's time for headliners Inner Circle – the Grammy-Award winning reggae band whose iconic hits include “Bad Boys” (the “Cops” theme song) and “Sweat (A La La La La Long).” At 9:00 p.m., enjoy a spectacular fireworks display.

This crowd-pleasing event is presented in collaboration with Wheelabrator Technologies, BB&T Center, Florida Panthers, Ed Morse Sawgrass Auto Mall, Metropica, Sun-Sentinel, The Beach 102.7 FM, The Ticket 790 AM, Memorial Healthcare System, Bahama Breeze, and New York Life. Parking and admission are free! For more information, call the City of Sunrise Leisure Services Department: (954) 747-4600.

FOR YOUR SAFETY, the following items cannot be brought into the event area at the BB&T Center: Backpacks, bags larger than 12” x 12”, coolers, glass bottles, alcohol, weapons, drones, fireworks, bicycles, and pets. (Bring a lock to park your bike in the lot.) All bags will be searched.


Logo from Matilda the MusicalExperience the Arts in Sunrise
Don’t miss these upcoming events at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery:

Baby Boomer Comedy Tour
Friday, June 21, at 7:00 p.m.
Join local stand-up comedians as they relate their most awkward and humorous experiences. Whether you laugh with them or at them, you’ll enjoy an entertaining night of grown-up comedy. Mature themes. Reserved seating: $18 adult.

Saturday, June 29, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 30, at 2:00 p.m.
“Matilda the Musical” is a stage production based on Roald Dahl’s beloved novel for children. Join in the excitement as Matilda - an extraordinary girl with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination - dares to take a stand and change her destiny! Performed by a teen cast from Inside Out Theatre. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

“Lyrical Lounge” Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, July 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The City’s bi-monthly Lyrical Lounge provides a creative outlet for poets, musicians and other talented teens. Take the stage, or be part of our all-ages audience. Lyrical Lounge is presented in collaboration with the Jason Taylor Foundation and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network. Admission is free and light refreshments are served.

Symphony of The Americas: Summerfest
Saturday, July 20, at 2:00 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale’s Symphony of the Americas presents its annual summer music concert, featuring acclaimed guest musicians and soloists from orchestras around the world. Summerfest is always an audience favorite: Nourish your artistic soul in Sunrise! Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child.

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”
Saturday, August 3, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m.
This Tony Award-winning Broadway musical – based on an Academy Award-winning film – transports you to the height of the Jazz Age. That’s when “moderns” like flapper Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce, and rewriting the rules of love. This high-spirited comedy is an homage to New York City and the people who seek to discover themselves there. Presented by the youth performers of Inside Out Theatre. Reserved seating: $18 adult, $10 child. 

Visit the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and Art Gallery at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard. The Box Office is open Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and one hour before shows. Call (954) 747-4646 for information, or purchase tickets online


Along with Captain Sunrise introducing Day Break! Sunrise Comic Con mascots thhought bubble "I have back up now"Have a Marvel-ous Time at Sunrise ComicCon!
Our second-annual Sunrise ComicCon will take place on Saturday, August 10, from noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Sunrise Civic Center (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard). Fans of super heroes, sci-fi and fantasy are invited to take part in this family-friendly event!

Highlights include:
  • Cosplay Contest
  • Artists & Authors
  • Panels & Demos
  • Food Trucks
  • Vendors
  • 60+ Open-Play Gaming Systems
  • Super Smash Ultimate Tournament
    ($5 player fee)
We're also hosting Special Guests:
  • Cracked publisher Captain Cartoon
  • Artist, Author and Animator Silverback
  • Musical Comedians the Melodica Men
Save big by reserving your spot early! Now through August 2, advance-purchase tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under. Starting on August 3, tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for children 10 and under. Ready to purchase? Call (954) 747-4646 or visit Need more info? Visit




Village, Roarke, and Welleby Pools Now Open 7
Days a WeekPool

Grab a bathing suit! Starting this week and throughout Summer break, the pools at Village Beach Club, Roarke Hall, and Welleby will be open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Welleby Pool (9605 West Oakland Park Boulevard)
Resident Admission: $1 per child (17 and under); $2.00 per adult. Proof of residency is required.
Non-resident Admission: $2 per child (17 and under); $3 per adult.

Village Beach Club (6767 NW 24th Street)
Resident Admission: FREE
Non-resident Admission: $2 per child (17 and under); $3 per adult.

Roarke Pool (1720 NW 60 Avenue)
Resident Admission: FREE
Non-resident Admission: $2 per child (17 and under); $3 per adult.

For additional details see or call the Aquatics facility at 954-747-4636.


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This is also a great opportunity to register for the CodeRED emergency notification system, which Sunrise officials use to send boil-water orders, storm advisories and other urgent information. Sign up on CodeRED's Community Notification Enrollment page.

Last updated: 6/12/2019 11:48:48 AM