Jul 6, 2012

More Than 25,000 People Attend City Of Sunrise & BankAtlantic Center 4th Of July Celebration Presented By Rick Case Automotive Group

SUNRISE, FLA – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that more than 25,000 people from Broward County and beyond attended the City of Sunrise & BankAtlantic Center 4th of July Celebration on Wednesday from 5-10 p.m. in the BankAtlantic Center parking lots. ? ?
The tremendously popular community event was free and open to the public and included food and beverage vendors, a sponsor tent area, the Healing Hearts Foundation family fun zone with bounce houses, games and face painters, the Republic Services VIP Tent, live music on the Harley-Davidson Stage including Sister Hazel, a fireworks show and the fireworks finale presented by Sawgrass Mills Mall.

“With the help of our great partner, the City of Sunrise, and all of our wonderful sponsors and vendors, this annual event continues to grow and be a tremendous success, said SSE president & COO Michael Yormark. “As we mark the fifth year of the annual 4th of July Celebration, we are proud of the impact we have had on the community as we all gather together to celebrate our country’s independence.”? ?

In addition to presenting sponsor Rick Case Automotive Group and partners Republic Services, Healing Hearts Foundation and Harley Davidson, other vendors taking part in the event were: Gurkha Cigars, National Deli, Cider Donuts, Zombie Ice LLC., Colonel Mustard's Hot Dogs, Broward Fire, Festival Food, Little Jimmy's , Chilorios, Alpine, Flavors of Brazil, Kratos Events, A Ice Cream, Country Inn Pets, Fire Foods, The Big Ragu, Toby's Concession, Mobile Culinary Kitchens, Joji Yogurt, Mena's Sweet Treats, Dough Bros, Just in Time, Café on the Go, Frostie Flavors, Inc, Tommy's Concession, Sal's Restaurant & Pizza, My Mad Scientists, Promenade Fun foods, Sno cone Paradise, Ice Cream Time, First Investors Corporation, Lime, Buddy Bike, Peace of Popcorn, Loco Lights, Enigma Group, LLC, Kansas City Famous BBQ, Del's Lemonade of Miami, Steve Carr, Hard Rock Café, Fort Lauderdale Ice, Chick-Fil-A, Chef on 4 Wheels, Jonesville Doner Co, Candy Cottage, Extreme Indoor Karting, Sports rehab, Avon, Maggie Moo's,Good n Stuffed, Cuzn Tims Seafood, Show Makers, Inc, Lex-USA, Mom's for Soldiers, Leukemia Society, Fort Lauderdale Ice, Monitor World, Guitar World, FOH, Centerplate, VIP tent, and more.??

Vendors interested in next year’s City of Sunrise & BankAtlantic Center 4th of July Celebration can contact SSE Director of New Business Development Kurt Johnson by email at [email protected].
Information on additional City of Sunrise community news and events can log on to www.sunrisefl.gov.
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