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City of West Palm Beach Cancellations/Postponements, updated April 20, 2020

Palm Beach County School District campuses will remain closed for the 2019-2020 school year. Distance learning will continue through the last day of the school year in Palm Beach County Friday, May 29.

Many events originally scheduled to happen in  West Palm Beach are privately organized and managed. All City of West Palm Beach permits for events have been suspended until further notice. Please visit your specific event's Website for further information.

City-produced Events

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’s recommendation to local municipalities to strongly consider limiting or postponing mass gatherings in the State of Florida, Mayor Keith A. James and the City of West Palm Beach have ordered the cancellation of the following city events through May 11, 2020: Clematis by Night, Screen on the Green, GreenMarket, and Sunday on the Waterfront.

  • After-school Programs: The City of West Palm Beach is suspending its after-school programs at the library and at recreational centers effective Monday, March 16, 2020 till further notice.
  • Clematis by Night  – Cancelled through May 11th.
  • Mandel Public Library’s programs, workshops and meetings are cancelled till further notice.
  • Screen on the Green – Cancelled through May 11th.
  • West Palm Beach GreenMarket  – Cancelled through May 11th.

The Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, scheduled for April 2020 has been postponed until August 2020. Mayor Keith James will lead the City of West Palm Beach in  a friendly competition between cities across the U.S. to see who can be the most “water-wise.”  All West Palm Beach water customers will be encouraged  to sign an online “My Water Pledge” to conserve water, energy and other natural resources.  

Youth Athletic Programs

  • Youth Athletic Programs- Suspended until further notice. For more information, call the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation at (561) 804-4900  (TTY 800-955-8771).
  • Mandel Public Library Programs, Workshops, and Meetings - Postponed until further notice.
  • After-School Programs – Suspended at the library and at recreational centers until further notice.

Community Meetings

Neighborhood Meetings with the Mayor: The regularly scheduled Neighborhood Meetings with the Mayor with the North End and the Downtown/South End neighborhoods for the month of April have been cancelled. For more information, please contact Neighborhood Services Coordinator Jose Tagle at (561) 822-1412.

  City of West Palm Beach Community Recreation Centers:

  • Coleman Park Community Center: (561) 804-4965
  • Gaines Park Community Center: (561) 804-4960
  • Howard Park Community Center: (561) 804-4950
  • South Olive Community Center: (561) 804-4945