Summer in south Florida is packed with fun activities and events for its locals and visitors. The hot, sunny days make for the perfect environment to relax outdoors and cool off with a refreshing drink! Here are 4 upcoming summer time events to try in the Palm Beach County area.
For the animal lovers:
The Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic is an annual affair that incorporates the beach, the ocean, surfing and our furry friends. For those who love animals, bring your pet out to Carlin Park for the 3rd Annual Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic on August 26th. This is a free event that offers friendly faces serving delicious food and drinks while surfers and their surfing dogs compete in a surf contest. The Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic benefits Furry Friends, a no kill animal shelter that rehabilitates and cares for homeless animals and finds them a loving home. For a good cause and a whole lot of fun don’t miss this year’s Hang 20 Surf Dog Classic. For more information visit www.furryfriendsadoption.org.
Another must try summer adventure for those who love animals is the “Amazing Butterflies Exhibit” at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. For the months of July, August and September, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is featuring an impressive, interactive butterfly exhibit perfect for the whole family. You will get to learn all about the life cycle, living conditions and facts of the beautiful butterflies and you will even get to be up close and personal with hundreds of real butterflies. Add some color to your summer with blue, green, purple and yellow butterflies from across the world at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.sfsciencecenter.org.
For the foodies:
The 10th Annual Flavor Palm Beach will be back in Florida this September. Every year, the entire month of September becomes “restaurant month of the Palm Beaches” and it is surely an anticipated event. The best chefs from around Palm Beach County represent their restaurants 3 best or most popular dishes to diners in a 3-course preparation. Each restaurant features lunch and dinner reservations for Flavor Palm Beach, which allows the residents of southern Florida to get a taste of new and different dishes across our county. From classic plates to gastronomic wonders, for the food lovers of Palm Beach this is something you can’t miss. For more information, to learn a list of participating restaurants or to book reservations please visit www.flavorpb.com.
The Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest is another great summer time event focusing on the beloved culture of craft beer. Taking place at the South Florida Fair Grounds on July 22nd, The Summer Craft Beer Fest will offer two sessions where guests can taste over 150 types of craft beers from small and large breweries across the country. Live music, tasty food offerings and entertainment round out this adult only event. Tickets are $45 per person. For more information about this year’s Summer Beer Fest please visit www.palmbeachsummerbeerfest.com.