Holiday Safety Checklist

Checklist for a Safe & Pleasant Holiday

  • Do consider riding your bicycle and parking in our designated bike lot. See site map.
  • Do use a bicycle light (fireworks end at 9:45 pm).
  • Do consider public transportation, other means of transportation (Uber, Lyft) or satellite parking at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary - St. Richard Catholic School 18455 Franjo Road, Palmetto Station Parking Garage and Palmetto Bay Park. 
  • Do come early to secure a good parking spot.
  • Do listen for lighting warnings from Palmetto Bay Park (if siren sounds, take cover).
  • Do bring a beach blanket, comfortable beach chairs, and umbrellas.
  • Do bring cash, not all vendors accept cards.
  • Do support local businesses/vendors.
  • Don’t bring your own grill or other cooking apparatuses with open flames.
  • Don’t bring your own fireworks and firecrackers.
  • Don’t wear dark clothes if you are walking or riding to the event.
  • Don’t worry about bringing beer or alcohol as vendors will be serving (ID required).
  • Don’t bring pets – they get agitated by crowds and fireworks.
  • Don’t forget sunscreen.
  • Don’t forget bug spray (although viewing area will be treated beforehand).
  • Don’t forget an umbrella in Mother Nature decides to make rain.
  • Don’t forget to clean up after yourself.
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Please visit the Village website site’s Homepage under News Flash or our Facebook page for all updates on important event information in case of inclement weather.