Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: December, 2023

Here are some last-minute ideas for your Christmas party that can add a festive touch to any celebration. These are some quick and easy suggestions:

DIY Photo Booth: Set up a simple photo booth with festive props like Santa hats, reindeer antlers, and holiday signs. This can provide entertainment and create lasting memories for your guests.

Hot Chocolate Bar: Create a hot chocolate station with various toppings like whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate chips, and sprinkles. Guests can customize their hot chocolate to their liking.

Holiday Playlist: Put together a playlist of your favorite holiday tunes or use a pre-made one from a music streaming service.

Cookie Decorating Station: Bake some plain sugar cookies in advance and set up a cookie…

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From festive feasts to cozy cocktails, here is your ultimate guide to Christmas food and beverages: 

Appetizers and Snacks:

  • Pigs in Blankets: miniature sausages wrapped in bacon are always a crowd-pleaser.
  • Cheeseboard: Create a festive cheeseboard with a variety of cheeses, grapes, crackers, and chutneys.
  • Deviled Eggs: appetizer that can be dressed up with herbs or caviar.
  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip: warm and cheesy dip that is perfect for dipping bread or crackers.
  • Shrimp Cocktail: seafood appetizer that is always refreshing, but not too heavy.

Main Course:

  • Roast Turkey: The traditional Christmas dinner centerpiece, roast turkey can be prepared with herbs and spices.
  • Ham: ham can be glazed, smoked, or baked.
  • Beef…

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The magic of the holiday season will be in full swing at the Breakers Palm Beach, where from December 21st to January 1st, families can revel in a winter wonderland of festive activities and dazzling decorations. As you wander through the resort, get ready for larger-than-life trees and other spectacular holiday décor that takes your breath away and unlocks that inner child inside us all. 

With different activities each day, kids can immerse themselves in the Candy Cane Carnival, gingerbread house and cookie decorating, and movie nights featuring favorites like Frozen and Frozen 2. The festivities will continue into the evening with a breathtaking outdoor wonderland light display at the Family Entertainment Center – the perfect backdrop for sipping on…

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Decorating your house for Christmas in Florida can be a magical experience, especially considering the warmer climate. Here are some ideas to help you create a festive and tropical holiday atmosphere: 

Palm Tree Decorations: 

Wrap your palm trees with string lights or hang ornaments on the fronds. Consider using waterproof or outdoor-safe lights and decorations. 

Tropical Wreaths: 

Create wreaths using tropical elements like seashells, starfish, and faux palm leaves. For a touch of Christmas add colorful ribbons and small ornaments. 

Coastal Color Palette: 

Opt for a coastal color scheme with shades of blue, turquoise, and sandy beige.

Incorporate sea-inspired decorations such as seashells, coral, and beach-themed ornaments. 

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'Tis the season to be merry, and Boca Raton is set to light up the night on December 16th, as the city hosts its Annual Holiday Boat Parade along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. From 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, witness the water come alive with dazzling displays of lights, colors, and festivity. 

The parade kicks off at the C-15 Canal, transforming the water into a holly jolly procession as boats of all sizes decked out in holiday lights travel southward, concluding at the Hillsboro Blvd. Bridge. Onlookers can gather at various public viewing areas along the route, with prime spots at Red Reef Park, Wildflower Park, and Silver Palm Park. However, note that parking at Wildflower and Silver Palm Parks is limited, so plan ahead for a stress-free experience. 

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Unwrap the holiday spirit with the ultimate Christmas itinerary in downtown West Palm Beach and Palm Beach, where palm trees meet the magic of the season. From nightly snowfall to a holiday sand tree and a traditional tree that plays the sounds of the season, here is your guide to a festive experience that rivals the North Pole. 

Nightly Snowfall & Lightshow at The Square 

Step into a mesmerizing winter dream at The Square, where nightly snowfall transforms the area into a winter wonderland. The Wishing Tree lightshow adds a luminescent touch, creating a child-like ambiance that captures the essence of the season. Currently going on until December 31st, shows begin at 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, and 8:30 PM each night. This free and open-to-the-public event…

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Step into a magical world this holiday season at the Palm Beach County Zoo, where the festive glow of over one million lights flicker and dance during Zoo Lights presented by Florida Power & Light Company, FPL SolarNow®. This event, going from 5:30 to 9:00 PM each evening, transforms the zoo into a festive wonderland filled with larger-than-life animal displays, nightly entertainment, and heartwarming holiday activities. 

As you wander through the zoo, be awestruck by giant animal sculptures such as giraffes, panthers, and flamingos illuminating the zoo's commitment to wildlife conservation. The magic continues with a 24' animated Christmas tree and lights around Fountain Plaza choreographed to music, creating a holiday spectacle that occurs multiple…

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As winter blankets much of the Northern Hemisphere in a chilly embrace, South Florida emerges as a haven of warmth and well-being. The winter months in this tropical paradise create an environment that calls individuals to embrace a lifestyle filled with sunshine, outdoor adventures, and unparalleled beauty. 

First and foremost, the weather in South Florida during winter is nothing short of spectacular. While the rest of the country battles grey skies, cold winds, and snow-covered streets, South Florida enjoys mild temperatures that hover comfortably in the mid-70s. This delightful weather creates the perfect opportunity for outdoor activities, encouraging people to step outside and engage in physical exercise, whether it is a leisurely stroll along…

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Get ready for tomorrow, December 9th, at 6:00 PM, as Downtown Delray Beach transforms into a winter wonderland along the iconic Atlantic Avenue for their annual City of Delray Beach Holiday Parade 

Stretching from the Intracoastal Bridge to NW 5th Avenue, this year's parade promises to be like no other. Over 70 floats, marching bands, dance teams, and walking groups will dazzle spectators as they make their way along Atlantic Avenue. This festive procession will showcase the community spirit and creativity of Delray Beach. 

Get ready to be amazed by the dazzling displays, each vying for recognition in various categories. The anticipation builds as awards will be presented for the Grand Float, Best Non-Profit, Best Dance/Cheer Group, Best…

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The twinkling lights, the festive tunes, and the crisp December air—it is that magical time of the year, and what better way to enjoy the holiday season than with the Boynton Beach Holiday Boat Parade? Set to start at 6:30 p.m. on December 8th, this parade promises an evening of holiday fun for the whole family. 

All the festivities begin at the Boynton Harbor Marina, located at 735 Casa Loma Boulevard, Boynton Beach. Here is where the music, children's activities, and special visit from the man in red himself will be. From there, the parade kicks off at the Ocean Avenue Bridge in Lantana and sails southward, finishing up at the C-15 Canal in Delray Beach, just south of Linton Boulevard. 

For those seeking a prime viewing spot, several parks along…

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