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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Inside Homestead March 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about downtown developments, science Saturdays, and your National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Inside Homestead February 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're giving you a recap of exciting past events and a heads up on events coming your way.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

City Offices Closed Presidents' Day

Presidents Day 2018

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, February 18, 2019 for Presidents' Day. We will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Discover South Florida at the Homestead Eco Fair

Eco Fair 2019 Web News

Encounter live animals, try local organic foods, enjoy live music, learn about South Florida ecosystems, take the Trolley to the National Parks, and more…all at the fifth annual Homestead Eco-Fair!  The FREE event will take place on Saturday, Feb...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

2019 MLK Weekend Events

MLK 2018 Events

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast—Friday, January 18, 2019 7AM

Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 Southwest 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

This annual gathering is a morning of celebration and contemplation as everyone from disting...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Inside Homestead December 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about holiday happenings, community events, and our neighboring National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Holiday Hours & Closings

Holiday Hours 2017

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, December 24th & Tuesday, December 25th and will reopen at normal business hours on December 26th.  The City's free Trolley service will not run on Tuesday, December 25th and will res...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Hours

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed beginning Thursday, November 22nd and will reopen at normal hours Monday, November 26th.  The Trolley will not run on Thursday, November 22nd and will resume normal operation on Friday, November...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Inside Homestead November 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're recapping Downtown events, getting ready for the holidays, and giving you updates on the NASCAR Championship weekend.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, November 12, 2018 and will reopen at normal business hours Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Homestead’s Seminole Theatre Lights New Marquee

Seminole Lights New Marquee

Hundreds gathered for the countdown as Homestead’s Mayor & Council lighted the Seminole Theatre’s new marquee overlooking Krome Avenue.  As the marquee illuminated with a blaze of neon and a burst confetti, the crowd cheered and made their wa...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL Cities Week 2018

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 22-28, 2018.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff

2018 Tribute to City Staff

City of Homestead staff is here for you no matter what...there ain't no mountain high and ain't no valley low enough to keep us from serving you every day.  Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff now!

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Homestead CRA Hosts Grant Workshop for Not-for-Profit Organizations

CRA FY 2019 Not for Profit Grant Workshop

The City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host grant workshops for Not-for-Profit Organizations Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00AM & Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:30PM in the Main Conference Room (Room 335) at Homestead City Ha...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Homestead Celebrates New Marquee for the Historic Seminole Theatre

Seminole Theatre Marquee Lighting Web News

The City of Homestead invites the community to “step into the limelight” with the Seminole Theatre at a special celebration for the lighting of its new marquee Thursday, October 18th at 7PM at 18 North Krome Avenue, Homestead, Florida.  Guests wi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Inside Homestead October 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead we’re talking about traffic relief for commuters, good news for taxpayers, and some big wins for the City.  Watch now to find out more.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Inside Homestead July 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead, we’re talking about downtown revitalization, small business assistance, and tons of summer fun.  Inside Homestead starts right now...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

Meet Your Perfect Match at the Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency

CRA Loan Matchmaker Web News

The City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) wants to help local businesses in the CRA Area find their perfect match at the Small Business Lender Matchmaker on Tuesday, August 7th from 1:30pm to 4:30pm and 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Homestead C...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Vice Mayor Shelley’s Artist in the Spotlight Looking for Local Artists

Vice Mayor Shelley Artist in the Spotlight December 2017

Homestead Vice Mayor Stephen R. Shelley is looking for local artists to participate in his Artist in the Spotlight program.  Participating artists will be able to display their artwork in the Seminole Theatre lobby for a period of two months and ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Temporary Hours at Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum

Miami Museum Month 2018

The Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum at 43 N. Krome Ave. will be open every Saturday 1PM-5PM and available for special access by calling 305-230-9572 until further notice.

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Inside Homestead June 2018

Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead is back!  Catch up on major developments in Downtown Homestead, hurricane preparedness, mosquito control, and our annual Independence Day bash.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Construction Begins With a Bang at Homestead Station in Downtown Homestead

Homestead Station Construck Kick Off Event

More than a thousand people gathered to celebrate the first new commercial development in Downtown Homestead in decades.  The event marked the start of construction on Homestead Station, a major development that will feature a Showbiz Cinemas fam...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Homestead Honors Military & Military Moms at Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day Event  2018

The streets of Downtown Homestead transformed for Military Appreciation Day as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the military and military moms.  The annual community event was a chance to enjoy food, drinks, live music, and performances w...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

2018 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and ends November 30th.  It is time to start making preparations such as tree trimming and cleaning out unwanted debris. The City urges all residents to prepare now.  Find more resources and in...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Councilwoman Bailey and the Southwest Advisory Committee to Host ArtWalk Homestead

2018 ArtWalk Homestead Reschedule

The City of Homestead Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey and the Southwest Advisory Committee (SWAC) will host the inaugural ArtWalk Homestead on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Come experience a FREE Festival of the Arts Community Day taking place at Losner Park 104...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Movies, Bowling, & Transit Center Coming to Downtown Homestead

Homestead Station Construction Kick Off News

Celebrate the next step in Downtown Homestead’s renaissance at the Homestead Station Construction Kick-Off at 8PM on Friday, May 11th at 4 South Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030.  The event marks the start of construction on Homestead Station, a...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Miami Museum Month Comes to the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum

Miami Museum Month 2018

Miami Museum Month is coming to the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum thanks to a partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.  For the entire month of May, visitors will enjoy 10% off all items in the gift shop. &nb...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

City Gathering Public Input on Affordable Housing at Public Meetings

Affordable Housing Public Meetings

The City of Homestead will host two public meetings to gather input on affordable housing for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 5-year consolidated plan.  The first meeting, intended to gather input from citizens, will take place Frida...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Community Relations Board to Host Neighborhood Cleanup

Project Clean Streets

Join the Homestead/Florida City Community Relations Board for the Project Clean Streets neighborhood cleanup Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9AM.  The meetup location is Blakey Park, 600 SW 14th Avenue, Homestead, FL 33030.

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Homestead to Honor Military & Military Moms at Annual Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day 2018

In an annual tradition, Homestead will celebrate Americans serving their country during Military Appreciation Day by transforming Downtown Homestead into a showcase of all things military on Saturday, May 12th 3PM-8PM.  This year, the event will ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Affordable Housing Community Survey

CDBG Survey

The City of Homestead requests public input for its Affordable Housing Community Survey.  The results of the survey will be used to guide Homestead’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 5-year consolidated plan.

The City of Homestea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Inside Homestead March 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on what's happening in Homestead with the latest edition of Inside Homestead News.  Today we’re talking about statewide recognition, trips on the trolley and visiting your City parks!

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Inside Homestead February 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on everything that happened in February with Inside Homestead News! In this episode we're talking about recycling, getting kids involved with city government, and some fabulous renovations.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

City Offices Closed Presidents' Day

Presidents Day 2018

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 for Presidents' Day. We will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Homestead CRA Hosts Grant Workshop for Non-Profit Organizations

CRA NFP Grant Workshop 2018

The City of Homestead Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host grant workshops for Non-Profit Organizations Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10am and Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6pm in the Health Room of the William F. Dickinson Community Center (160...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Inside Homestead January 2018

Inside Homestead

In this edition of Inside Homestead we’re talking about civil rights leaders, cowboys, and getting to know your South Florida National Parks! Inside Homestead starts right now…

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

2018 MLK Weekend Events

MLK 2018 Events

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast—Friday, January 12, 2018 7AM

Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 Southwest 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

This annual gathering is a morning of celebration and contemplation as everyone from disting...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Homestead Launches New Website

Website Updates

The City of Homestead launched a new website at www.cityofhomestead.com.  The new site not only presents a complete new design that highlights the spirit of our community, but also offers residents, visitors, and businesses intuitive tools that w...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Holiday Hours & Closings

Holiday Hours 2017

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Monday, December 25th & Tuesday, December 26th and will reopen at normal business hours on December 27th.  The City's free Trolley service will not run on Monday, December 25th and will resu...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Visit to Your National Parks!

Holiday Trolley 2017

The City of Homestead is giving families the greatest gift of all this Holiday Season—a chance to spend quality time together in the great outdoors.  The Homestead National Parks Trolley runs a special Holiday Service every day December 26th thro...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Homestead National Parks Trolley Riders Access New Tour at Everglades National Park

Nike Missile Site Tours

Riders on the Homestead National Parks Trolley can now travel back in time to the high stakes era of the Cold War when defense against Soviet attack was paramount to our nation’s security and the Everglades was central to this mission.  ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Homestead National Parks Trolley Returns Thanksgiving Weekend

National Parks Trolley 2017-18

The return of the Homestead National Parks Trolley is just one more reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving weekend.   The award-winning service offering a free ride, free guided tour, and free admission to Everglades & Biscayne National Park...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Homestead’s Free Trolley Offers New, More Convenient Route

Homestead Trolley

Homestead’s free trolley now offers a new, more convenient configuration of its East-West Route.  Hours of operation remain 6AM to 6PM Monday through Friday and 10AM to 2PM Saturday and Sunday.  The Homestead Trolley has been offering fr...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead Reopens

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

The Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead is now open at Portofino Plaza (650 NE 22nd Terrace, Homestead, FL 33033).  Hours are Monday-Saturday 9AM-7PM.  The Center will close Saturday, November 18th.  Disaster Recovery Centers ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 and will reopen at normal business hours Monday, November 13, 2017.

Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

City of Homestead Swears In Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Councilmembers

November 2017 Swearing In Ceremony

On the evening of November 8th, Homestead welcomed Mayor Jeff Porter, Vice Mayor Stephen R. Shelley, Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey, and Councilman Elvis Maldonado for new terms on the dais.Mayor Jeff Porter, with his wife Cindy by his side, was sworn in ...

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Community Redevelopment Agency News
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL City Government Week 2017

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 23-29, 2017.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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