Upcoming Events

January Friday Fest moved to January 9, 2015

The Holiday is over and Main Street Fort Pierce wants you to start the New Year with us at Friday Fest. Main Street Fort Pierce is moving Friday Fest to January 9, 2015 so everyone can join us.

Anderson Council 2015Meet the Band: Anderson Council will be performing at Friday Fest in Ft. Pierce, January 9th, 2015, from 5:30-9:00pm. Come on out and celebrate the New Year with us! Anderson Council has played for Ft. Pierce Friday Fest every January for many years. We are a five piece cover band and play a variety of music for all ages. The band members are: Bill Few on Guitar, Diane Few, Vocals and Keyboards, Robert Biegel, Bass Guitar, Joe Cabral, Drums and Vocals, plus Rocky Shampine, Guitar and Vocals. We play classic and new rock music featuring song’s by Pink Floyd, Foreigner, Eagles, Collective Soul, Pat Benatar and many more. Anderson Council has entertained the Treasure Coast for many years. Come on out and Let’s Rock this New Year in Together!

Jeff Brown, from iHeartMedia’s WAVW 92.7 and OLDIES 103.7, will also be at the January Friday Fest entertaining the crowd with Top 40 music. All in Fun. Inc, has teamed up with Main Street Fort Pierce to provide children’s activities during Friday Fest. The children’s activities include a Giant Slide and a bounce house. Have your face painted by Masquerade Expressions.
Arts & crafts vendors will line up in front of the Indian River in Marina Square.Make sure you bring your appetite when you come to Friday Fest. The food variety includes Greek, Caribbean, barbeque ribs & chicken, seafood, Americana, and various snack items.
Admission is always FREE at Friday Fest and there is always plenty of food, music, and activities for all ages! Parking Garage is open and free for your parking convenience!

DINE, SHOP, AND ENJOY BEAUTIFUL, HISTORIC, DOWNTOWN FORT PIERCE
FRIDAY FEST – JANUARY 9, 2015 – 5:30 to 9:00 PM
Fort Pierce City Marina Square
Melody Lane and Avenue A, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Yearly Sponsors of Friday Fest includes:
All in Fun, Budweiser, iHeartMedia’s WAVW 92.7 and OLDIES 103.7, Coca-Cola, DYER Chevrolet of Fort Pierce, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Center, Park’s Rental, Reliable Poly Johns, and St. Lucie News Tribune/TcPalm.com

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Holiday Music at Coffee with the Mayor

COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR
8:00 AM – December 19, 2015

Join Main Street Fort Pierce and Mayor Linda Hudson for Coffee with the Mayor. Coffee with the Mayor is held every third Friday of the month at our NEW LOCATION the Fort Pierce Yacht at 700 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL. The event begins at 8:00 AM and is a positive networking experience for those that attend. Businesses, community organizations, and newcomers to the area are welcome to share information about upcoming events or activities occurring in the Treasure Coast region.

MEET OUR SPONSOR:
FORT PIERCE JAZZ & BLUES SOCIETYjazz-logo2
The Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society presents Jazz and Blues music to the public in a variety of ways, including: festivals, performances, free jam sessions, hands-on workshops, clinics, community education, and outreach initiatives. Their objectives are to foster greater awareness and enjoyment in the community for Jazz and Blues through education and performances, and to provide scholarships to deserving college-bound students who wish to further their knowledge and skill in the music field.

The Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society will be at Coffee with the Mayor with Holiday Music starting at 7:45 am and then they will talk about all of the great things they have going on in teh community

Main Street Fort Pierce and Orchid Island Juice Company provide breakfast treats, coffee, and fresh squeeze orange juice for attendees.

Come experience Fort Pierce hospitality at Coffee with the Mayor on Friday, December 19, 2014.

Coffee with the Mayor is free and open to the public.

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2014 Sights and Sounds on Second Parade Winners

2014 Sights & Sounds on Second Festival & Parade
Sunday, December 7, 2014

Congratulations Parade Winners

1st Place Float – Fort Pierce Yacht Club
2nd Place Float – Reach Community Church
3rd Place Float –Ft. Pierce Elks Lodge #1520

1st Place Equestrian Group – Spurs & Stuff 4-H Club
1st Place Equestrian Group – Turn & Burn 4-H Club
2nd Place Equestrian Group – Midnight Riders 4-H Club
1st Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – St. Anastasia Cub Scout Pack 473
2nd Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – Girl Scout of Southeast Florida
3rd Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – Cub Scout Pack 479

1st Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – True Crew Dance Company
2nd Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – Mrs. P’s Dance & Acrobatic Studios
3rd Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – M & M Sweeties Baton Twirlers

1st Place Best Commercial Entry – Seacoast National Bank
2nd Place Best Commercial Entry – The Cake Lady – Custom Cakes
3rd Place Best Commercial Entry – The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant

1st Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – Archie’s Seabreeze
2nd Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – Open Arms of Fort Pierce
3rd Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – Treasure Coast Vintage Car Club

1st Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – St Anastasia Royal Ram Band
2nd Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – Fort Pierce Westwood Panther Band
3rd Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – Fort Pierce Central Marching Cobra Band
3rd Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – Future Generations Music Programs

1st Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Fort Pierce Westwood FFA
2nd Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Treasure Coast Youth Sailing
3rd Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Fort Pierced Little League

1st Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Fort Pierce Utilities
Waste/Water Department – Santa
2nd Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Florida Forrest Service
3rd Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Fort Pierce City Officials
1st Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – St. James Daycare
2nd Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts
3rd Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – St. James Christian Academy
Downtown Window Display Winners

1st Place – Chaney’s House o Flowers
2nd Place – Chic and Shore
3rd Place – Beads & Baubles

The City of Fort Pierce, iHeart Media, Applebee’s of Fort Pierce, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Center, Park’s Rental, Reliable Poly Johns, Seacoast National Bank, TcPalm, Waste Management & Main Street Fort Pierce would like to thank the community for participating in the 26th Annual Sights & Sounds on Second Festival & Parade.

Thank you to ALL of the entries in the parade for making this the best year ever! This year’s parade had 72 participating organizations and 1470 participants!

Save the Date for next year’s 27th Annual Parade

Sunday, December 6, 2015

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Sights & Sounds on Second Festival & Parade

tree by JCsmaller26th Annual Sights and Sounds Festival & Parade – “Sounds of Christmas”
Sponsored by: City of Fort Pierce, Applebee’s of Fort Pierce, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Center, and Waste Management.

The bells will be ringing and music will be all around on Sunday, December 7, 2014, as Main Street Fort Pierce and the Sunrise Kiwanis kick off the 26th Annual Sights & Sounds on Second Festival and Parade in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce. Theme: “Sounds of Christmas”

Main Street Fort Pierce is so happy to be celebrating our 26th parade and to announce this year’s Grand Marshal – The Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis. The City of Fort Pierce, Main Street Fort Pierce and our citizens have worked very hard to create a beautiful downtown and the Sights & Sounds on Second Festival and Parade is the perfect time to showcase our community to our visitors and friends.

Main Street Fort Pierce has a day full of activities that will appeal to all ages and we hope that you will find the time to join us for this exceptional day. Begin your day with Common Ground Vineyard Church. The church will hold an outdoor Sunday Service at 10:30 am and the public is welcome to join them at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Second Street.

The festival, sponsored by Applebee’s of Fort Pierce, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Center, & Waste Management, begins at 1:00 pm with entertainment by The Treble Girls, a vocal group of girls ages 7-14. The girls will perform a variety of holiday songs and sing a welcome to Santa at 1:30. After the arrival of Santa, the crowd will be entertained by local community groups: Star City Dance at 2:00 pm, True Crew Dance will be performing at 2:45 pm and a dance performance by Mrs. P’s Dance Studio at 3:30 pm.

Main Street Fort Pierce will have a special Kid’s Area located on Second Street between Orange Avenue and Avenue A. The kid’s zone will include Santa, Pony Rides, Lawnmower Train Rides, Face Painting and a special activity area sponsored by Macaroni Kid.

Local shops and restaurants will be open for your shopping and dining experience, along with food vendors, arts and crafts, and the much anticipated Christmas parade at 4:30 pm.

IMG_0837The Sights & Sounds Parade, sponsored by the Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis starts at Tickle Tummy Hill on Second Street. It will travel south to Orange Avenue; turn east on Orange and North on Indian River Drive concluding at the River Walk Center. There will be special appearances by Ronald McDonald, Pierce the Pelican, McGruff the Crime Dog, and Santa Claus.

Immediately following the Parade will be the lighting of the Holiday Christmas Tree. The tree is located in the roundabout at Avenue A & Indian River Drive. The Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society will be at the roundabout playing holiday jazz music before and after the tree lighting.
After the tree lighting, stay around for the “The Holiday Lights Spectacular” in Marina Square on Melody Lane. “The Holiday Lights Spectacular” is presented by the City of Fort Pierce. The light show consists of over 100,000 lights synchronized to holiday music and is a must see for both locals and out of town guests. The lights and music will run from 6:00 – 9:00 pm daily until January 4, 2015.

“Sounds of Christmas” is special time and we hope you and your family will join us for the festival and parade. For more information call Main Street Fort Pierce at 772-466-3880 or www.mainstreetfortpierce.org

Free Parking:
City Parking Garage (Orange Avenue & Depot Drive)
County Parking Garage (2nd Street & Boston Avenue)
Parking Lot (South Indian River Drive between Orange Avenue & Avenue A)
Parking Lot (North Indian River Drive between AE Backus Avenue & Avenue D)

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December Friday Fest

December Friday Fest

Friday, December 5, 2014

Meet the Band – The Humdingers
DingersBW1Come to Friday Fest and enjoy the sounds of the Humdingers. The Humdingers play a great selection of new wave, surf up and rock music to have you up and dancing in the plaza.

SANTA is coming to Friday Fest. Santa will be at Friday Fest from 6:30 to 8:00 pm talking to the children and passing out candy canes in front of the library.

Jeff Brown, from iHeartMedia’s WAVW 92.7 and OLDIES 103.7, will also be at the December Friday Fest entertaining the crowd with Top 40 music. All in Fun. Inc, has teamed up with Main Street Fort Pierce to provide children’s activities during Friday Fest. The children’s activities include a Giant Slide and a bounce house. Have your face painted by Masquerade Expressions.
Arts & crafts vendors will line up in front of the Indian River in Marina Square. Make sure you bring your appetite when you come to Friday Fest. The food variety includes Greek, Caribbean, barbeque ribs & chicken, seafood, Americana, and various snack items.
Admission is always FREE at Friday Fest and there is always plenty of food, music, and activities for all ages! Parking Garage is open and free for your parking convenience!
DINE, SHOP, AND ENJOY BEAUTIFUL, HISTORIC, DOWNTOWN FORT PIERCE
FRIDAY FEST – DECEMBER 5, 2014 – 5:30 to 9:00 PM
Fort Pierce City Marina Square
Melody Lane and Avenue A, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Yearly Sponsors of Friday Fest includes:
All in Fun, Budweiser, iHeartMedia’s WAVW 92.7 and OLDIES 103.7, Coca-Cola, DYER Chevrolet of Fort Pierce, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Center, Park’s Rental, Reliable Poly Johns, and St. Lucie News Tribune/TCPalm
 

 

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