Centennial celebration kicks off Friday


Port St. Joe will celebrate its 100th birthday with parades, light shows, live music and much more.

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 09:36 AM.

After 100 years, the time has finally come. Starting Friday, Port St. Joe will kick off a week-long celebration of arts, crafts and culture in celebration of the town’s 100th birthday.

That’s a lot of candles to blow out.

Round up the entire family for a week of fun. After all, a party like this only comes around every 100 years.

All times listed are Eastern. For more information on the centennial events, visit www.psjcentennialcelebration.com.


Friday, June 28

A fish fry at City Commons will mark the start of the festivities at 5 p.m. followed by a parade down Reid Avenue at 7 p.m. The parade will culminate in a light show at George Core Park at dark and the end of the first night of the celebration will be marked with a lantern release.

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