Riviera Beach is Lighting Up the City with Holiday Cheer


RIVIERA BEACH, FLORIDA – Riviera Beach is Lighting Up the City with Holiday Cheer this Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Riviera Beach is hosting a “Light Up Riviera Beach” holiday decorating contest. The contest is for all residents, businesses, and boats in Riviera Beach. Sign up to participate at https://bit.ly/RBLight21/ from November 15 through December 2, 2021.


Let’s light up Riviera on December 3 at 6:30pm when the tree is lit at the Marina. Judging will take place December 4 through December 9, 2021 from 5pm-8pm. There will be one best of show winner with a prize of $200 gift certificate, seven showstopper winners with prizes of $100 gift certificates, and seven honorable mention winners with prizes of $50 gift certificates. Participants will be showcased including addresses and descriptions, so viewers can visit the homes, businesses, and boats. The winners will be announced on the City and CRA websites, TV18, and social media on December 10, 2021. They will also be acknowledged at a future City Council meeting. Prizes would be distributed the following week.

We want to thank our Board of Commissioners: Chair Shirley D. Lanier, Pro-tem KaShamba L.
Miller-Anderson, Councilperson Tradrick McCoy, Councilperson Dr. Julia Botel, Councilperson
Douglas Lawson and our sponsors for Light Up Riviera Beach. Sponsors: City of Riviera Beach, Riviera Beach Fire Department, Riviera Beach Police, and Riviera Beach Parks and Recreation.

Click here for the Map for the Light Up Decorating Contest



The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency

The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is at the heart of dramatic transformations underway within the district. Formed in 1984 by the Riviera Beach City Council, the Riviera Beach CRA provides funding for a wide scope of projects that incentivize economic growth through business attraction and retention; finances and new and improved infrastructure for real estate projects; and generally works to expand the tax base by creating a welcoming environment that eliminates blight and improves the perception of safety in the area.

The Agency’s main mission is to guide the city’s redevelopment efforts. This includes making investments of public funds in key infrastructure improvement projects that have the capacity to act as a catalyst for additional private funding and development, create jobs and help to improve the quality of life for city residents. For more information about the Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, follow the official Facebook, Instagram @RBCRA and Twitter @RivieraBeachCRA pages or visit www.rbcra.com.

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