At 5pm each Friday 500 Block of Clematis Street is closed to vehicular traffic.

Tables from Hullabaloo, Kapow!, Oshea’s and Lost Weekend spill out onto the the street. Where the large oak trees don’t provide shade, oversized umbrellas are brought out.

There is a large chess board, and chess pieces are set up. There’s Connect 4, artists, vendors, and plenty of ping pong tables.

The party which is affectionately known as #500Blk continues through Sunday night when the road is once again open to traffic.

So far the events have been fantastic – Mardi Gras for kids in Pahokee, RAINBOWpalooza,

On Sunday we’re celebrating the first annual …

Pride on the BLK

Pride on the BLK is a lively multi-generational and family-friendly event infused with live music, art, games, and live performances. The event begins at 4 p.m.

Sunday, March 8 2020
4-10PM 500 Clematis Street

Pride on the BLK will feature a Drag Show, Variety Show, dance party, art exhibition, food, drinks & games. It will serve as the official kickoff celebration of this year’s Palm Beach Pride on March 28th and 29th in Lake Worth — Presented by Compass Community Center.

The event is sponsored by The Box Gallery and Palm Beach County Human Rights Coalition. All proceeds go to benefit non-profit, Transpire Help.

Get more information here.