The 2016 Summer in Paradise Program is twenty, yes 20 event dates of sensational summertime fun. Rocking the kick-off at Meyer Amphitheater, national recording artists Pamalee will perform a FREE concert with the West Palm Beach Waterfront as their backdrop.
Enjoy three months of interactive art, special events, watersports, along with nightly light shows, glowing games and activities on the city's Waterfront. Here's just a sampling of all the adventures to come.
Click here for a complete list of Summer in Paradise events and have a S.I.P. in West Palm Beach!
Sensational Suds & Sounds July 23, 2016
It’s summer. And you’re crazy from the heat. If cold beer is what you crave, we have you covered in The Palm Beaches with the Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest. Come and enjoy the distinct flavors of new and local beer at South Florida's only indoor Craft Beer Fest.
This summertime party blast will be hot and yet so cool… both figuratively and in reality. Held in the air-conditioned Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, this is your place for all the fun. Live music throughout the event will combine with more than 150 craft beers to entertain the taste buds as well as the ears. Guests will enjoy samples of local brews and those made all over the country while listening to the best in local and national entertainment. Now tell us… suds and sounds… what is not to like? Read More
South Florida Fairgrounds
July 23, 2016
12:00pm to 4:00pm
5:00pm to 9:00pm
Directions to the Fairgrounds:
The South Florida Fair is located on Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach, FL, 1.5 miles west of the Florida Turnpike and 1 mile east of 441/SR7.
Only Minutes from Casa Grandivew!
Summer in Paradise features 90 days of free, nonstop family-friendly events and happenings in Downtown West Palm Beach, the Northwest Neighborhood, and Northwood Village starting:
June 2, 2016 through the end of August.
You can tee it up along the Intracoastal Waterway with 9 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf. Putt around during the day or wait until the course lights up at night with neon balls, holes and clubs.
Cost: $2.50 per person per round.
June 2,2016 – August 28, 2016,12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily on the Waterfront Landing.
Northwood Village boasts its own emerging charm and quaint atmosphere. From the visually obvious to the hidden and unexpected, come experience the cultural hub of West Palm Beach.
- At the Northwood Village Art Walk visitors can explore the artistic side of historic Northwood Village through guided walking tours of eclectic art galleries and other unique neighborhood shops. Registration is required and space is limited to 20 people per tour. The tours begin at 540 Northwood Road, Northwood Village Guided tours start at 11:00 a.m.; 6:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. 2nd Saturday of each month.
- The Northwood Village Food Truck Roll-In features a food truck invasion on the west end of Northwood Road with a variety of culinary experiences, live music, and an artist colony featuring live art and artisan vendors. For more information: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the 500 block of Northwood Road; 3rd Wednesday of each month: June 15, July 20 and August 17, 2016
- Northwood Village Art Night Out on Northwood Road, musicians and local artists entertain and engage guests live on the street throughout the Village for a cultural night out. Stroll and enjoy a unique menu of shopping and dining opportunities. For more information: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Last Friday of each month: June 24, July 29 and August 26, 2016.
The Waterfront will be a kaleidoscope of color and movement all summer long when “Los Trompos” (Spinning Tops), makes its Florida debut beginning Thursday, June 2, 2016 and continuing through Sunday, August 28, 2016.
This playful and colorful art installation that guests can take a spin on consists of 20, three-dimensional larger-than-life structures inspired by the internationally known spinning top toy. Contemporary Mexican designers, Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena created this interactive installation that invites participants to engage with the individual spinning tops and collaborate together to spin the works and bring “Los Trompos” to life. Each top has a unique shape inspired by nature and traditional Latin American design, architecture and folk art.
Presented by West Palm Beach Art in Public Places, this FREE art installation brightens the Great Lawn on the West Palm Beach Waterfront daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
For more information on Summer In Paradise events, visit wpb.org/events.
Photo by: Abel Klainbaum
October - May 28
Centennial Square and the Waterfront Commons Downtown West Palm BeachParking is FREE in the Banyan & Evernia Street garages during Market hours. 561.822.1515
Clematis By Night every Thursday evening 6-9 pm
Clematis by Night is West Palm Beach's Hot Spot to Chill with a 180 degree spin to take advantage of our fabulous new waterfront drawing thousands of people to this award-winning, free weekly concert series. Free weekly concert series featuring great music, mouth-watering foods and sidewalk shopping. 6-9pm
Jazz on the Palm - 3rd Friday of Every Month 8-10pm
Sundays on the Waterfront featuring live music! Come to the Downtown Waterfront, 100 Clematis St., and hear some fab tunes and enjoy the cool scene and good vibes. Bring your blankets, chairs and coolers, or purchase food and beverages at the free concert. 561.822.1515
Screen on the Green
Second Friday of each Month
This is a FREE event by the City of West Palm Beach in order to entertain the family and spend a great time enjoying the beauty of our downtown area. Join us the second Friday every month for family-friendly movies in an open-air theater set up on the “Big Green” on Flager Dr. Bring a blanket or a chair. You can purchase “movie time” popcorn, snacks and beverages from our stocked concession stand.
Sundays on the Waterfront featuring live music!
4:30-7pm. Come to the Downtown Waterfront, 100 Clematis St., and hear some fab tunes and enjoy the cool scene and good vibes. Bring your blankets, chairs and coolers, or purchase food and beverages at the free concert. 561.822.1515.
Saturdays West Palm Beach
Antique & Flea Market
This popular waterfront bazaar will now be open every Saturday all summer long! Hunt through a variety of unique vendors selling everything from vintage clothing and records to eclectic homegoods and furnishings. The market is open this and every Saturday from 9am-2pm and is located at 200 Banyan Blvd. For more information, call 561.670.7473.
Join us on the West Palm Beach Waterfront just east of E.R. Bradley’s for a weekly Artisan Market every Sunday. Various artisans will be on site selling everything from jewelry and apparel to accessories, crafts and more. 104 Clematis St. 203.222.3574
Art & Wine Promenade
of Each Month
Historically Hip! Join us at the FREE Art & Wine Promenade from 6-9pm. Stroll down Northwood Road while enjoying complimentary wine, live entertainment and amazing local artists showcasing their signature pieces. Location: 400-500 blocks of Northwood Road, West Palm Beach 561-822-1554
Family FunFest CityPlace
Free Family Fun Fest
October, November & December
Second Sunday of each Month
Join CityPlace for a free Family Fun Fest on the second Sunday of every month! For more information, visit cityplace.com for a full listing of attractions at Family FunFest!