Okeechobee plans Fourth of July celebration

OKEECHOBEE — Plans for the community Fourth of July celebration in Okeechobee are on track. At their May 28 meeting, the Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners voted to waive the rental fee for the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center for the free, public celebration of Independence Day. “People have a good time with this,” said Commission Chairman […]

Lake area communities celebrate Independence Day

Okeechobee• The annual Minimal Regatta will be held on Saturday, July 6, at the Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center & Fairgrounds, 4601 S.R. 710. Gates will open at 3 p.m., races begin at 4 p.m., and the evening ends with fireworks at 9 p.m. The Fraternal Order of Police of Okeechobee sponsors the Independence Day Celebration […]

Independence Day celebration to include homemade boat race

Okeechobee’s community Independence Day celebration, planned for Saturday, July 6, at the Okeechobee Agri-Civic Center, will include a homemade boat race, food, games and, of course, fireworks. At their June 13 meeting, the Okeechobee County commissioners agreed to waive the fees for use of the Agri-Civic Center for the free, community event. Event organizers Sgt. […]