January 2017

There are 16 blog entries for January 2017.


The Flamingo Gardens are one of the coolest and most memorable experience you can have in south Florida with over 60 acres of lush botanical gardens, wildlife sanctuaries and even a museum for you to explore. 

The Flamingo Gardens have become known for their beautiful flamingos but the gardens are home to much more than just the tropical pink birds. Here you will walk among beautiful arboretums with exotic and native trees, hummingbird and butterfly gardens, a tropical rainforest garden and wetlands just to name a few. The wildlife sanctuary is a safe haven for a number of animals being rehabilitated back into their natural habitat, such as hawks, foxes, reptiles and more. There are always events being put on at the Flamingo Gardens for guests who

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For a different adventure for yourself or yourself with family and friends, you must venture out to the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach! The refuge is located just north of the lush and lively Everglades. The refuge is a dedicated organization that is devoted to preserving the wildlife of the Florida Everglades.

What makes the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge so special is that not only do they serve a great cause but it is a fun place to learn, visit and give back to our native environment. The refuge prides itself on preserving animals like the endangered snail kite, the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator. When you enter through the main entrance of the park you will

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Delray Beach Fashion Week is coming up from January 25th to the 29th. This week is special to south Florida because the people of south Florida and Delray Beach are very much into their fashion and couture. The five days of fashion week are full of style, fashion and elegance all encompassed with parties, socializing and beautiful scenery. 

Local designers submit their best pieces for the runway shows and the local artists display their works of art as well. The week of Delray Fashion Week is filled with art, culture and style. “The local designers and diverse fashions will take center stage at the fashion runway events, designer showcase, fashion luncheon, Stiletto Race, and for the first time a Fashion Week Boutique Pop Up Shopping Event.”

Many of

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This weekend in sunny Delray Beach, Florida is the 28th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts. This art show has been among the top ranking art festivals in the nation. 

The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts offers its spectators an incredible variety of art. You will see stunning paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. Sculptures of wood, clay, glass and more will amaze you. Artisan jewelry, textiles, photography and other home décor are also a major part of the display. Not only is the art mesmerizing but also the backdrop of where you will be shopping is even more incredible. The art festival winds its way throughout the streets of Delray Beach and guests will have an endless view of sandy beaches and blue ocean

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Bring the kids out to the Mangrove Exhibit at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach for a day of feeding the wildlife! Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 3 in the afternoon the fish feeding takes place. 

Guests will get to take a tour through the Mangrove Exhibit, which is a beautiful display of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. You will learn about the importance of estuaries, mangrove islands, and the symbiotic relationships between these animals and their environments. The best part of the demonstration is the feeding! The staff of educated professionals at Loggerhead Marinelife Center will show guests how to feed different animals within the aquarium, from sea anemones to fish and even corals. 

This program is FREE and all guests are

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Its January, and this time of year is often associated with New Years Resolutions of more fitness and healthier choices after a nice holiday season of indulging. For those who live in southern Palm Beach County, you’re in luck! Every Saturday at Sanborn Park in Boca Raton are full of free fitness for locals and tourists alike! 

Sandborn Square is a picturesque park with manicured landscaping, lush green spaces and lined with tall Royal palms. Classes you will find offered at the park include yoga, capoeira that is a Brazilian martial art, and more. The classes typically begin at 9am and then there will be another following at 10:30am. Bring your own yoga mat, a towel and some bottles of water, as the summer months get warm in southern Florida. 

For

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On Wednesday evenings, The Jupiter Lighthouse offers a stunning tour of its grounds at sunset. During these perfect evening hours is when you can see south Florida in its glory. The weather cools down, the skies turn from shades of blue to pink and orange and the water glistens in the amber light. Experience this beautiful time of day from the top of the iconic Jupiter Lighthouse with a sunset tour. Take in the breathtaking sunset and watch Jupiter light up as the day turns to night. 

The Jupiter Lighthouse has been a standing landmark since 1860. The waterfront museum sits in front of the lighthouse overlooking the Intracoastal and is made up of a few buildings that showcase the stories of old Florida. These stories help you relive history and focus

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The fun and thrilling South Florida Fair has made its way back to South Florida and it is a total hit! The south Florida Fair, located in Wellington, is one of the biggest events to hit south Florida and it has been long celebrated as a favorite pastime for kids and adults alike. 

Fast roller coasters, terrifying slingshots, kiddie rides and of course a Ferris wheel are just some of the rides you will get to try at this year’s fair. The fair is also known for its animals and fun country style attractions. There are cute petting zoos with llamas, baby cows, sheep, rabbits, goats and chickens. In the tents the fair offers events like barrel racing, equestrian shows and kids competitions for cattle herding and other farm-type competitions. There are even

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3 weeks into the season and polo has been a larger success than years past for the International Polo Club of Palm Beach. The game of polo has long been associated with wealth and status, as a game for the elite, but it is truly an amazing experience for everyone. For Floridians, it is a tradition and epicenter for fun, socializing, champagne, brunch, beautiful weather and beautiful people. 

Surprisingly, polo is actually affordable and not stuffy. You can purchase tickets from $10 and up. The dress is casual but of course with a Palm Beach flare. Guests often wear colorful attire, polo shirts and relax with a day of a thrilling sport, time honored tradition and excitement. At half time, you will get to see the crowds from the stands make their way to

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For something new to try in the Jupiter area, think of the Jupiter River Center! The amazing River Center is an all in one fun place for fun and learning. The River Center offers its guests amazing facilities with live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represents the ecosystem of the Loxahatchee River, from freshwater cypress swamps to sea grass estuaries to marine bionetworks. 

“The center provides a fun, educational opportunity for school children, adults, visitors, and long-time residents to learn about Florida’s first National Wild and Scenic River.” And their mission “is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship for the Loxahatchee River’s diverse watershed with quality education programs, exhibits and meaningful

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