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Things To Do This Weekend In The Palm Beaches

Posted by Gerald Lombardo on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 8:15am.

There’s a lot going on in South Florida this weekend, here a few fun things for those of you who live in the Palm Beaches.

Gardens Of Lights

Thousands of lights illuminating foliage around the garden. The Gardens Of Lights presentation was installed by the same company that produces Admirals Cove, and Las Olas's displays. 

This is the first time the garden history it has been open at night.  Since the garden in the flight path of Palm Beach International Airport organizers had to work with them and PBSO to make sure the lights weren't distracting to pilots.

  • Mounts Botanical Garden

  • 531 N Military Trl.

  • West Palm Beach, FL 33415

  • Tickets are $10 - adults | $5 – children

JTAA Holiday Parade

“Future Christmas” is the theme of this year’s Holiday Parade by JTAA.  Come dressed as your representation of the future.  The parade is memorializing Burt Reynolds and features several bands and floats.

  • The parade route runs from Jupiter to Tequesta along Old Dixie Highway and Alternate A1A on Sunday, Dec. 9 starting at 1 p.m.


Vanilla Ice's annual block party, the Wellington Winterfest, will feature KVJ from 97.9 WRMF.  The free party includes Santa, the blizzard beach kids winter wonderland, exhibitors, shopping, and musical performances.  Parking is free as well.  Bring a new unwrapped toy to benefit Little Smiles.

  • The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center

  • 3400 Equestrian Club Rd

  • Wellington, Florida

  • Friday, Dec. 7 starting at 6 p.m.

Delray Holiday Parade

Over 70 entries in the parade to help you celebrate the holidays. And get this... Through a special connection to the North Pole, The Delray Beach Fire Department will have Santa riding along on their fire truck.

  • Start location: East Atlantic Ave – east for the Bridge (ICW) to A1A. The parade will head east starting at 6 p.m. and the road will open following Santa on the last float.

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