December 2022

There are 38 blog entries for December 2022.

The idea of a new year is an integral part of many cultures and societies. It is something that we commemorate together and enjoy! It is no surprise that the celebration has changed over the years. Individuals have been celebrating New Year’s Eve for as long as many can remember. South Florida is host to many celebrations for the new year.

Some are inclined to believe that the celebrations of New Year’s Eve began before the 19th century. According to scholars, people have been celebrating new year’s eve since 46 BC when Julius Caesar re-instituted January 1st as New Year’s Day.

Since there is no clear record of people celebrating New Year’s Eve during the Middle Ages, most academics agree that the first recorded celebration took place in England

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There is an ultimate casual New Year’s Eve party in Delray Beach. Look no further than THRōW Social’s New Year’s Eve Bash. The party is complete with a premium open bar, butler-passed hors oeuvres, breakfast buffet, and a champagne toast. There will be live music open to close with Project X Band headlining the night! Additionally, a battle of the DJs between Michael London and Peter Gonzales.

General Admission Tickets are $125. This will include:

-        Premium Open Bar from 7:00pm-10:00pm

-        Butler Passed Hors oeuvres from 7:00pm-10:00pm

-        Breakfast Buffet from 12:30am-3:00am

-        Champagne Toast at Midnight

Reserve a cabana. Cabanas receive two bottles of Veuve and one bottle of Grey Goose! Watch the Balloon

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The New Year brings new hopes, new aspirations and hope for a prosperous 2023! The Breakers Palm Beach, located at 1 South County Road, Palm Beach, has everything you need for a delectable celebration. With three events on the menu, choose between the Flagler Steakhouse New Year’s Eve Dinner, HMF New Year’s Eve Celebration and Seafood Bar New Year’s Eve Dinner

The backstory of the resort is that in the late 1890s, just before the turn of the century, industry tycoons and glamorous socialites began flocking to the pristine shores of an island called Palm Beach. Henry M. Flagler, one of America’s great industrialists, started the trend of grand, gorgeous properties on the island. His first was The Royal Poinciana, a six-story Georgian beauty. Two

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Friends of Jupiter Beach is a grassroots, volunteer-driven not-for-profit group dedicated to keeping a special section of Jupiter beach clean and dog-friendly in northern Palm Beach County.  Friends of Jupiter Beach has been around for nineteen years and is dedicated to keeping the mission alive!

You’re invited to join in any of the "cleanup" events scheduled for 2023!

Friends of Jupiter 2023 Beach Cleanup Schedule:

Ocean Cay Park beach cleanup between 8:00 am to 10:00 am

-        January 7th

-        February 4th

-        March 4th

-        April 15th (The Great American Cleanup)

-        May 20th FJB Food & Wine Festival (no cleanup)

-        June 3rd

-        July 8th 

-        August 5th

-        September

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The cold weather in Palm Beach County may be out of the ordinary, but it presents a great opportunity to spot manatees at Manatee Lagoon. Mantatee Lagoon is a fun and engaging family-friendly attraction. It features interactive, entertaining exhibits that will spike your curiosity about the environment of the Lake Worth Lagoon and the wonderful world of manatees.

More than thirty manatees were witnessed at the lagoon in West Palm Beach Monday morning. The manatees come down upon the Manatee Lagoon exhibit thanks to the warm water coming from the nearby Florida Power & Light power plant. The power plant remains cool by filtering in water from the waterway, the cool water is heated by the power plant. The overflow then exits the plant and draws the

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The 27th Delray Winter Green Market has returned. The Delray Winter Green Market, located at Old School Square, 96 N.E. 2nd. Avenue, Delray Beach is a Saturday morning goal. The open-air farmer's market located on the front lawn of the Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square between 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Old School Square was created in 1996 by the Community Redevelopment Agency for the community to use and enjoy. The Delray GreenMarket has become one of the most popular and appealing aspects of Old School Square and the ‘holiday season.’

At the Delray Green Market you will find more than 50+ vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-table produce, fresh hand-picked citrus fruit and juices, farm fresh eggs, raw milk, butter, 100% grass-fed and

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Christmas is about giving, not receiving! Holidays are a time for sharing and caring. One-hundred children from low-income homes were surprised with new bicycles during a very special event on Christmas Eve. Cold temperatures were not enough to keep children from picking out their gifts in a 21-year-tradition in which Realtor Rob Thomson, of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, of Jupiter, has played Santa.

Managing Partner Rob Thomson of Waterfront Properties & Club Communities and Waterfront Yacht Brokerage founded the Waterfront Way Foundation to bring Thomson’s personal and corporate philanthropic initiatives together under one roof. Waterfront Way Foundation’s core mission is to help increasingly more people in our community experience

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The Society of the Four Arts located at 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach is home to peaceful, colorful gardens that you can visit. Additionally, the Garden Club of Palm Beach offers free community events. Both the Philip Hulitar Sculpture Garden and Four Arts Botanical Garden are free entry!

The Garden Club of Palm Beach planted the botanical garden in 1938. The gardens are open from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. each day except for major holidays, and they close during inclement weather. Parking is available for free.

Free docent-led tours of the sculpture garden are offered at 10:00 a.m. Wednesdays from December through April. Individuals and groups of up to ten. Please arrive 15 minutes early and meet the docent at the garden entrance next to the King

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Downtown West Palm Beach has about a week before the Sandi, 700-pound Christmas tree display must be removed. This also holds true for the giant Ferris wheel on the great lawn. Thousands have flocked to see the festive lights, live music, holiday displays, and music light show on the waterfront. December 31, 2022, will be Sandi’s Last Night is on New Year’s Eve.  Save the date for Sandi’s final swan song. Sandi’s nightly music and light show begins at 6:00 p.m. and are extended until midnight. 

The Ferris wheel adds more joy to this year’s activities. Guests will have an aerial view of Sandi and all the fun below. Ferris wheel rides will be available from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm nightly throughout the month of December. The 65-foot Ferris wheel features

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