Top West Palm Beach Events by Month 2015-16

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.

Month of July

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July 4th Weekend

Featuring music, food, fun and fireworks in beautiful West Palm Beach.

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 — BBQ, Brews & Blues
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Historic Northwest Neighborhood, three blocks north of Clematis on Rosemary. Guests can savor free samples of southern soul food with local craft beer tastings. Also featuring live blues music and much more in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach.

SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015 — 4th on Flagler
5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Celebrate Independence Day in paradise at this free, outdoor patriotic celebration! Residents and visitors of all ages can enjoy the biggest and best fireworks display in South Florida, simulcast on Palm Beach Broadcasting, live entertainment by national recording artists Jacquie Lee and North of Nine, with tons of activities along the spectacular West Palm Beach Waterfront.

Want a VIP experience? Purchase tickets to Club 4th, the private 21-AND-OVER party in the Lake Pavilion on the Waterfront, complete with food by Ruth’s Chris Steak House and a full beverage service. Enjoy the 4th in air conditioned comfort and reserve a prime view for the fireworks show. Tickets are $40 and include 2 free drink tickets (nonalcoholic or alcoholic) at the full service bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House catered service starting at 6:00 p.m., DJ and 97.9 WRMF on-air personalities, air-conditioned facility, indoor restrooms and private firework viewing area. Tickets on sale now:

– Glow FORE it Mini Golf Course
– Military Honor Ceremony
– Giant Flag Raising
– The Pool presented by WPB Art in Public Places
– Kid’s area with crafts
– Food and drink vendors

Backpacks and coolers are not permitted.
Personal fireworks will be confiscated.
All bags are subject to search.

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 — War Games
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Meyer Amphitheater, Downtown West Palm Beach
A fun and exciting crossfit-style competition that pits the branches of the Military against each other in a rigorous fitness battle to see who will earn bragging rights. Guests can also enjoy a military operation vehicle display, kid’s activities and more. Proceeds to benefit the 22 Until None Foundation.

Waterfront Commons, Meyer Amphitheatre & Flagler DriveDowntown West Palm Beach

For more information: 561/822.1515

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Palm Beach International Polo Season

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.

Begins: Jan 6, 2015
Ends: Apr 21, 2015

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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.

Begins: Jan 9, 2015
Ends: Mar 31, 2015

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Spring Training Baseball: Miami Marlins / St. Louis Cardinals

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.

Begins: Feb 23, 2015
Ends: Mar 28, 2015

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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.

Begins: Mar 21, 2015
Ends: Mar 24, 2015

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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.

Begins: Mar 23, 2015
Ends: Mar 24, 2015


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.

Begins: Apr 4, 2015
Ends: Apr 6, 2015


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.

Begins: Apr 4, 2015
Ends: Apr 11, 2015

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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

Begins: April 29, 2015 
Ends:    May 3, 2015

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Pairings Food + Wine Event 2015

Downtown West Palm Beach’s finest dining establishments invite you to sample signature tastes and specialty cocktails. May 28th from 5:30pm-9pm. Get your tickets today!

May 28
Downtown West Palm Beach’s finest dining establishments invite you to sample signature tastes and specialty cocktails.  TICKETS $25 IN ADVANCE/ $30 DAY OF EVENT.
The free downtown trolley can take you to your next bite! A portion of the proceeds of this special night will go to our charity partner, Little Smiles.  To purchase tickets, click here. Continue visiting this site for updates on participating restaurants, stay tuned!

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Motivation Man Triathlons

More than just a race! Pick your level of competition. Individual or relay, Half-Iron or Olympic. This endurance race along the streetscapes and Intracoastal waters of The Palm Beaches is a event you don’t want to miss. An inaugural event destined to become a long time occurrence.  Read More

Begins: Jun 1, 2015
Ends: Jun 1, 2015

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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.

Begins: Sep 1, 2015
Ends: Sep 30, 2015

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Experience Oktoberfest South Florida Style – Traditional German Food & Music. 

October 9 - 11, 2015
October 16 - 18, 2015

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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.

Begins: Dec 4, 2015
Ends: Dec 6, 2015

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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.

Begins: Dec 11, 2015
Ends: Dec 14, 2015

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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.

Begins: Jan 15, 2016
Ends: Jan 31, 2016

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Contemporary and culturally diverse, ArtPalmBeach 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.

Begins: Jan 20, 2016
Ends: Jan 24, 2016

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American International Fine Art Fair

This show has something for everyone when it comes to art. Whether medium of interest is painting or sculpture, antique or contemporary, you will find at here. Combined with gourmet food, champagne bar and VIP lounge, this is a show to feed the mind and the soul.

Begins: Mar 17, 2016
Ends:    Mar 21, 2016 

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Evening on Antique Row

Be In the Know: Fashionable street party along Antique Row, alive with music, special entertainment, food and beverages, an antique appraisal tent, shopping and much more.

March 2016

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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.

Begins: Feb 13, 2016
Ends: Feb 25, 2016

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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.

Begins: Feb 11, 2016
Ends: Feb 16, 2016

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Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

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.

Begins: Feb 21, 2016
Ends: Feb 22, 2016