A candlelight vigil is planned tonight, July 24, at the Jupiter Inlet to mark two years since the disappearance of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen.
Remembrances are also planned in Boynton Beach, Juno Beach, Lake Worth and Singer Island. (See details below).
The Jupiter Inlet event sponsored by Light The Coast For Austin and Perry is planned to start at about 7 p.m. Organizers plan to hand out lanterns and glow sticks.
The lanterns are scheduled to be released about 8:30 p.m.
The events at are free and open to the public.
The event is part of nationwide effort along the east coast to remember the two 14-year-old boys. They were last seen leaving the Jupiter Inlet on July 24, 2015.
They never returned.
Light The Coast For Austin and Perry is teaming up with the Stand Up Foundation, Glo’n Crazy, Sky King, Simply Surreal Photography and Home Depot for the event.
Vigils are planned tonight at various beach, park and inlet sights along the east coast to release sky lanterns at 8:30 p.m.
Other Palm Beach County locations:
BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Boynton Beach Ocean Front Park
JUNO BEACH, FL – Juno Fishing Pier – 14775 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach
LAKE WORTH, FL – Lake Worth Pier – Entrance: A1A and Lake Ave- Meet in front of Bennys on the Beach at 8 p.m. EST.
SINGER ISLAND, Fl – “Pump station” at the south end by the Palm beach inlet, Singer Island side.
Other Florida and nationwide locations:
ATLANTA, GA- LAKE LANIER- 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway Buford, GA 30518 NOTE: You might need to use the street address, 7000 Holiday Rd.
AUBURNDALE, FL – LAKE STELLA- 108 Lake Stella Drive, Auburndale, FL
BAREFOOT BAY PRIVATE BEACH – All residents and their guests please – south of the Sebastian Inlet on A1A
BERMUDA – Fairmont Southampton beach. It’s right next to Horseshoe Bay Beach.
BLAIRSVILLE, GA- Lake Notley
CAPTIVA, FL – Meet ocean front of Tween Waters Resort – 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva, Jupitter, FL- Jupiter Inlet – Jupiter Road all the way down make a left (ocean trail way) – by the memorial.
CAPE CORAL, FL – Cape Coral Pkwy bridge – West side of the bridge
CHESAPEAKE CITY, MD – Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor – 1026 Town Point Rd, Chesapeake City, MD
COCOA BEACH, FL – Cocoa Beach Pier- 401 Meade Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
COLUMBUS, TX- Beasons Park Hwy 90 Columbus, TX- – Meet at the front of the park.
DANIA BEACH, FL – Dania Beach Pier 300 N. Beach Rd, Dania – Meet in from of the pier 8 p.m. EST, you will then walk onto the beach.
DAYTONA BEACH, FL- 70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach – We will be meeting at 8 p.m. EST in front of the bandshell.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL – Dauphin Island Pier-1509 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL
EDMONTON ALBERTA, CANADA – High Level Bride over the north Saskatchewan.
EMERALD ISLE, NC – Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier – 100 Bogue Inlet Dr., Emerald Isle, NC
FRYING PAN TOWER- 34 miles from the coast of NC in the ocean – For more information on how to get to the tower, please call: 910-336-8405.
ENGLEWOOD, FL – 8570 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood, FL (intersection of Manasota Beach Rd. and Manasota Key Rd., This is the north most section of the beach.)
FLAGER BEACH, FL- Flagler Beach pier
FOLLY BEACH, SC – Folly Beach Fishing Pier – 101 E. Arctice Ave, Folly Beach, SC
FORT PIERCE, FL – Fort Pierce Inlet otherwise known as the Jetty Inlet.
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA- The Sand Bar – sandbarbahamas.com
GARDEN CITY BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA – We will be meeting at 8 p.m. EST. Meet on the south side of Garden City Pier.
HAMPTOM BAY, NY PONQUOGUE BEACH- 280 Dune Rd, Hampton Bays, NY
HUDSON, FL- Hudson Marina
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH- Meeting at 8 p.m. directly across from Slyce Pizza 311 Gulf Blvd. on the beach side.
ISLAMORADA, THE KEYS, FL – Harbor Lights Inn – 84951 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL in the Florida Keys, mile marker 84 Ocean Side. Meeting at 8 p.m.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL – Lifeguard Headquarters -2 Ocean Front N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
JENSEN BEACH, FL – Meet at Jensen Beach Blvd and A1A.
LAKE ZURICH, IL – Pormadale Walk / Bills Boats Bait & Marina – 216 W. Main St, Lake Zurich, IL- Meeting at 8 p.m. EST.
LITTLE ROCK, AR- 2 Rivers Park Bridge – We will be meeting at 7 p.m. CENTRAL TIME, and we will be joining the rest of the world at 7:30 p.m. CENTRAL TIME.
MANASQUAN , NJ – Manasquan Inlet at the end of the rocks.
MARATHON KEY, FL – Conch Key Fishing Pier – 62968 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
MELBOURNE, FL Eau Gallie causeway in Melbourne
MIAMI, FL- Hobie Island Beach Park
NASSAU BAHAMAS At East End Point
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL – Sapphire Beach (North Beach Community) is also called Grayce K Barck North Beach Park.
OAK ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA – We will be meeting at 8 p.m. EST at NE 70th street.
ORLANDO, FL LAKE EOLA DOWNTOWN- Relax Grill at 211 Eola Pkway, Orlando, FL
ORMOND BEACH, FL – 1800 Oceanshore Blvd – Ormond By the Sea – Rivocean approach
PIERMONT, NY- PIERMONT PIER- We will meet at the end of Ferry Street.
PINE, CO – Elks Falls – 12102 S. Elk Creek Rd. Pine, CO. At the bottom of the falls at the large pool. We will be meeting at 8 p.m. MDT, and we will be joining the rest of the world and lighting it up at 8:30 p.m. MDT.
POMPANO BEACH- Pompano Beach Pier – 222 Pompano Beach Blvd. Meeting at 8 p.m. on the sand, south side of the pier next to the first lifeguard post.
PONCE INLET, FL – WINTER HAVEN PARK – 4589 S Atlantic Ave – Ponce Inlet
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Spring Lake Park- 3520 Lakeview Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL
SATELLITE BEACH – Pelican Beach Park – 1525 Highway A1A Satellite Beach, FL 32937
SIESTA KEY – Public beach
STUART LOCATION – Roosevelt Bridge on US1
SWANSBORO, NC – Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier – 100 Bogue Inlet Dr., Emerald Isle, NC
TOPSAIL BEACH, NC – Topsail Beach at The Jolly Roger Fishing Pier is located near the center of town at 803 Ocean Blvd.
VERO BEACH, FL boardwalk just off of A1A
WEST NORRITON, PA – Oakland Burnside Field on Oakland Dr. Meeting in the playground next to parking lot.
WHEELWRIGHT, KY – 21228 KY Route 122 Bypro KY 41612 right next to the bridge.