Ocean & Beaches

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Coming to Carlin Park in Jupiter, March 4th and 5th, is the beloved Jupiter Seafood Festival. The festival offers guests 2 days of delicious, local seafood, cold drinks, live music and fun for people of all ages. 

You can walk along the rows of vendors with your family and friends to see a variety of nautical vendors selling their crafts as the sounds of live music fill the air. There will be seven different bands to play over the weekend and hundreds of food, beer, drink and craft vendors to peruse. There is even a corn hole tournament where the winning team will take home $1,000. Some of the dishes you can enjoy include fresh conch salad, lobster rolls, cracked conch, shrimp cocktail and so much more. you will find amazing nautical art from paintings

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The Town of Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining dog friendly beaches in the State of Florida.  Jupiter is located north of Palm Beach and just south of Stuart, Florida.  Having “man’s best friend” allowed on the 2 and ½ mile stretch of beach is a privilege.  Well behaved dogs and their conscientious owners are always welcome on the beach.

Certain rules apply when you bring Fido to the beach.

  • While off-leash, let dogs run in uncrowded areas, giving no one reason to complain.
  • Don’t let dogs invade the space of or bathroom near other people or dogs uninvited.
  • Clean up after dogs with FJB dog bags, provided at every beach crossover, or bring your own bags.
  • Don’t bury poop or throw it in the dunes or water.  ‘Go’ at home before
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The French Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has extended her Las Vegas residency.  This will extend her contract to perform 70 shows a year at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace through 2019.

The superstar’s 22,775 square-feet, Bahamian style oceanfront home has been on the market since August of 2013.  The estate is situated on 6 acres of prime Jupiter Island real estate.  The home features 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and 6 half baths.  Initially the property was listed for $72.5 million in 2013.  A year later, the residence was reduced to $62.5 million and more recently, it was reduced to $45.5 million.  Further reduction has brought the listing price down to $38,500,000.00.

The South Florida home (see here) boasts one of the longest beachfront

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Hitting the John Prince Park in Lake Worth from February 10th-12th is the famous South Florida Garlic Fest! This year marks the 18th year of the Garlic Festival, a celebrated event by locals and tourists alike. The festival offers award winning gourmet cuisine from all over of the globe, amazing live entertainment, craft beer and cocktails, a children’s area and over 200 art and craft vendors. If you are coming to the 18th Annual Garlic Fest this year you will be in for some tasty surprises. Over 80 garlic infused recipes will be on the menu for you and your guests to taste. Many of the recipes have earned international recognition and awards.

“The South Florida Garlic Fest was founded by a group of local folks looking to establish a fund-raising

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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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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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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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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach hosts a fun and educational fish feeding program for the kids. This is a free program an it  takes place at the Mangrove exhibit, which displays the habitats of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. 

Kids who attend the program will get to learn about the different animals that live in these environments and their feeding habits. They will get to see an up-close and live feeding to see how the fish feed and interact with each other. Kids get to touch and see the different types of foods these fish eat too, from corals, anemones, other fish and plankton. 

The Fish Feeding program at Loggerhead Marinelife Center takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:00pm. The program is free for everyone. 

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Calling all kids who love to help animals, the Junior Vet Lab Program offered at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is for you! This fun and interactive program takes place at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach, and aims to educate kids 12 years of age and under about the science behind rehabilitating and releasing turtles back into their natural habitat. 

The program is made super fun with “Dr. Logger,” one of the educated volunteers at Loggerhead, leads the program. The program happens daily for about 30 minutes and walks the kids through the center talking about everyone from rescue to release. The day starts with a role-played phone call to Dr. Logger over the walkie talkie with the kids, asking them to come to the beach to help an

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