The 2016 Summer in Paradise Program is twenty, yes 20 event dates of sensational summertime fun with the West Palm Beach Waterfront as your backdrop. Even with the firework festivities of the Fourth over for the year, there is plenty of fabulous fun in store.
Through the end of August you can enjoy interactive art, special events, watersports, along with nightly light shows, glowing games and activities along the city's Waterfront. Here's just a sampling of memorable moments you've yet to experience for the rest of July and August: Read More
Whether your travel passions are cultural, culinary or sporting, we have the top events to create the memories to last a lifetime. If plans have you arriving next week or next month, here is where your adventure begins. Starting today, here is where you begin planning the best way to experience Florida. Regardless of the time of year, if your cultural side is your passionate side, then more events can be found with our friends at the Cultural Council.
Created by players for players, the International Polo Club Palm Beach facility is designed to showcase the incredible skill of the ponies and players. Many exciting tournaments are played; culminating in the prestigious US Open Polo Championship.
Jan 3, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
FTI Winter Equestrian Festival
See many of the world’s finest horse and riders as they compete in at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington in both show jumping and dressage. See only the best riders of their class - Olympians, adult amateurs, juniors, and children. An equestrian festival like no other.
Jan 13, 2016 - Apr 3, 2016
South Florida Fair
Fairs are always fun. With over 100 years of entertainment practice under their belt, this fair is one of the top-rated events in South Florida. Be sure to ride the midway and check out all the known bands that stop by this annual Palm Beaches event. And while you’re there…enjoy a warm funnel cake.
Jan 15 - 31, 2016
Professionals and amateurs alike welcome this presentation of digital art exhibitions and multimedia presentations. But it isn’t just about the pictures… there are parties, too. From an Opening Reception to a Farewell Bash you can look, learn and even laugh while attending this unique event.
Jan 19 - 23, 2016
Contemporary and culturally diverse, ArtPalmBeach is perfect for the art show enthusiast. This fair combines painting, photography, sculpture, ceramic and more to showcase one-of-a-kind works. Upscale restaurants, espresso bars and VIP make for a unique experience.
Jan 20 - 24, 2016
World Series of Poker
For twelve action-packed days, hundreds of players will come from all over the United States vying for the chance to move on to the National Championship in this World Series of Poker Circuit event.
Feb 4 - 15, 2016
Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show
This show is the largest of its kind in the United States. International exhibitors display their fine works from across the globe in a prestigious show encompassing fine jewelry, exquisite works of art and fascinating antiques. You will find something for everyone at this annual event.
Feb 11 - 16, 2016
Lasting only until the next raindrop, this street painting festival turns asphalt into artwork. Largest of its kind in the country, this festival features temporary masterpieces in an open-air museum of art, sound and aromatic delights. Free admission and fun activities make for an enjoyable adventure.
Feb 20 - 21, 2016
Make way for the PGA Tour as it stops for its annual visit to one of professional golf's most notable places – PGA National Resort & Spa. A hole-in-one for players and fans alike, as the Champion Course becomes home and host to the prestigious Honda Classic.
Feb 22 - 28, 2016
Roger Dean Stadium welcomes one of the most historic franchises around – the St. Louis Cardinals and the local boys of summer – the Miami Marlins for Spring Training. So get ready to sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch and enjoy a spring day of fun in the sun.
The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event bringing excitement and new experiences that show why Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches is no doubt, Florida’s Cultural Capital®.
Mar 4 - 16, 2016
Evening on Antique Row
Fashionable street party along Antique Row, alive with music, special entertainment, food and beverages, an antique appraisal tent, shopping and much more.
Palm Beach International Boat Show
Ship ahoy, mates! Here you will find all things nautical - mega yachts to a new out board. From that special trinket or accent piece for the family room to clothing and sailing paraphernalia, all is displayed amid the breezes of downtown West Palm Beach.
Mar 17 - 20, 2016
The International Gay Polo Tournament comes to the International Polo Club Palm Beach for another exciting week of over the top action and excitement.
Mar 31, 2016 - Apr 3, 2016
PrideFest of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches
PrideFest of the Palm Beaches has grown from a small gathering to one of the largest festivals in South Florida and Palm Beach County’s largest gay & lesbian visibility event. A celebration of the community’s great diversity.
Mar 19 - 20, 2016
Come for all kinds of refreshing beer, tasty food and live music in a most unique location - the intimate Palm Beach Zoo.
Palm Beach International Film Festival
Hollywood comes to The Palm Beaches. For the last dozen years, the Palm Beach International Film Festival has showcased thousands of award-winning films, hosted filmmakers, actors, industry professionals and press from around the globe.
Apr 6 - Apr 14, 2016
Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction
Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction is a one-of-a-kind event. If the car of your dreams is a beautiful Bel-Air, a classic Corvette, or even a ravishing Rio, you might just find it at this auction event. So if you collect anything automotive this is the place to get your motor runnin’ and head out for the highway.
Apr 8 - 11, 2016
MUSIC MEETS THE WATERFRONT
It’s Florida’s largest waterfront music and art fest. A first-rate festival with top-rated bands for all ages and genres, with fabulous food and incredible art. Party down to the beat or be seen at the scene on the floating bars or rock out next to three live stages. It’s where music meets the waterfront. Read More
Apr 27, 2016 - May 1, 2016
4th on Flagler
Bring the entire family and enjoy a supersized celebration in The Palm Beaches with 4th on Flagler, featuring unique waterfront activities, live music and a Independence Day extravaganza.
Jul 4, 2016
A summertime party blast hot and yet so cool. Located inside the air-conditioned South Florida Expo Center, this yearly Beer Fest features 150+ craft and local beers combined with an entire day of tunes. Suds & Sounds… what’s not to like?
Dates: Jul 2016
Flavor Palm Beach
Get a taste for the local cuisine scene from Jupiter to Boca Raton, as more the 30 restaurants and bistros offer prix fixe menus for lunch or dinner. Whatever your appetite, tantalize your every craving with creative and inventive dishes found nowhere else.
Sept 1 - 30, 2016
A yearly celebration of beer and good times held on ten acres of ground, under pavilion and massive tent; making this "Original Oktoberfest" one of the largest in the country. Experience Oktoberfest South Florida Style - Traditional German Food & Music.
Oct 9 - 11 & Oct 16 - 18, 2015
Watch art come alive in real time, as superior artists create and then unveil murals, construct public sculptures in parks and create installations – all in a walking distance of each other and free for all to see.
Dates: Nov 8 - 22, 2015
This free, family-fun event located on the West Palm Beach Waterfront, and guaranteed to be a treat for all. Listen to live music, enjoy the wildlife presentations, explore the exhibitions, and discover the many children’s activities, lagoon tours, water sports and more.
Nov 14, 2015
EAU Palm Beaches Marathon & Run Fest
The Palm Beaches Marathon & Run Fest is more like a race with a Florida vacation “Palm Beaches Style” thrown in for fun.
Dec 4 - 6, 2015
Just when waterways are freezing over near you, winter festivities are kicking off in The Palm Beaches with the annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade.
Dec 5, 2015
Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival
Celebrate as a flood of epicurean talent descends upon the area for the Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival. Award-winning chefs and culinary personalities, authors, winemakers, journalists, and mixologists are creating a culinary event of a magnitude never before seen on the illustrious island.
Dec 10 - 13, 2015
If you catch yourself in Boynton Beach at Holiday time, then make time for the city’s annual waterway extravaganza.
Dec 11, 2015