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Press Conference Announcing BIG, NEW element of Holiday in Paradise 2022 presented by FPL

Press Conference Announcing BIG, NEW element of Holiday in Paradise 2022 presented by FPL

WHO:              West Palm Beach Mayor Keith A. James
                        City Commissioners
                        City Administrators                    

WHAT:             Mayor Keith A. James and City staff will announce a major element of this year’s Holiday in Paradise presented by FPL. This is a can’t-miss announcement related to one of the most well-known and notable local holiday celebrations, featuring Sandi Tree.

Notable items:

The press conference will announce the 2022 Holiday in Paradise theme in preparation for Sandi Tree’s return.

  • Holiday in Paradise is coming soon to the West Palm Beach waterfront featuring Sandi Tree, the world’s only 35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree, as the main star.
  • Sandi’s 11th annual return is expected to be the brightest yet, featuring an interactive, visually dynamic new and fun element.
  • Sandi’s synchronized music and light shows will run nightly on the quarter hour from 6 – 10 p.m. through December (except on days with scheduled special events) and will be extended on New Year’s Eve until midnight.

Media and the public should also save the date for the Clematis by Night Holiday Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. | Great Lawn | FREE

  • The kickoff to Holiday in Paradise, the Clematis by Night Holiday Tree Lighting features a momentous countdown to the start of the holiday season. The evening will include a live band, remarks from local leaders, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a holiday shopping boutique in the Lake Pavilion and more.

WHEN:             Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:           The press conference:

Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis St. (at the northeast corner of N. Clematis St. and Flagler Dr.)

                         Holiday in Paradise activities in December:

The Great Lawn at 100 N. Clematis St. (unless otherwise noted)

WHY:               Holiday in Paradise was recognized in 2021 as the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice for “Best Public Holiday Lights Display.” The recognition was “the cherry on top” of Sandi’s 10th birthday celebration. The press conference on November 4 will continue the momentum by announcing the return of Sandi Tree and a notable special surprise – this is a not-to-be-missed announcement!

MEDIA CONTACT: Meredith Westheimer – Moore Agency |[email protected]| (561) 213-8192 (advance and on-site contact)

PUBLIC INFO/CONTACT: Public parking is available in the City of West Palm Beach garages. The closest garages to the press conference are Evernia, on the corner of Evernia St. and Olive Ave, and Banyan, on the corner of Banyan Blvd. and Olive Ave.

For more information about Holiday in Paradise and other City of West Palm Beach events, please visit wpb.org/events, call (561) 822-1515 (TTY: 800-955-8771) or follow the City of West Palm Beach on Facebook @CityofWPB and on Twitter and Instagram @westpalmbch. Follow Sandi on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @Sanditreewpb.


Holiday in Paradise presented by FPL Sponsors/Partners to date include Land Rover Palm Beach, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Health Specialty Center, Dunkin’, Discover The Palm Beaches, NewDay USA, 97.9 WRMF, SUNNY 107.9, New Country 103.1, X 102.3, PARTY 96.3, News Talk 850 WFTL, FOX Sports 640 AM, WPBF 25 News, West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, Best Western Palm Beach Lakes, Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham West Palm Beach, WPB Magazine, West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach Marriott, Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Historic Northwest Neighborhood, Northwood Village, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach and Florida Power & Light.

Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3054/772?npage=5

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