South Florida celebrates the 4th of July with enthusiasm. Many of the cities and towns in Palm Beach County have their own celebrations and fireworks displays, but you'll also see many amateur fireworks displays since it is one of the few days of the year when launching fireworks is legal in Florida. Here are all of the 4th of July Fireworks West Palm Beach and the rest of the county will be putting on, as well as some other events that will be a part of each local celebration.

People watching 4th of July Fireworks in West Palm Beach

Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations in Palm Beach County

WEST PALM BEACH 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS

  • 4th on Flagler:
    • July 4, 6 p.m. along the Intracoastal Waterway
    • Music, Military Honor Ceremony, kids’ zone
    • Fireworks at 9:09 p.m.

JUPITER 4TH OF…

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The GreenMarket in Palm Beach Gardens is underrated. It boasts many of the same vendors that make the West Palm Beach Green Market consistently rank the best in the country. And this weekend, the Palm Beach Gardens GreenMarket has an added flair: classic cars. 

some of the classic cars at th Gardens GreenMarket

Here are the Details

Dates: Sunday, June 23 (There's also another one coming July 28)

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Award presentation at noon)

Location: Palm Beach Gardens GreenMarket (10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens)

What to Expect

Classic Car Showcase: Take a trip down memory lane, and then keep going. Some of these cars might have been made before you were born, and if you have kids, definitely before they were born. Whether you are an aficionado or a novice, you'll…

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Jupiter used to be one of Florida's best-kept secrets. With its astonishingly blue water, miles of protected, public (and dog-friendly) beaches, and some of the best golf in the country, Jupiter, Florida has become one of THE top places to live (and/or visit) in Florida. There are so many reasons why people from all walks of life love living here. Here are the top 10 best things to do in Jupiter, FL. 

Best Things To Do In Jupiter, FL

  1. Visit the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

    • This is the best way to really get a sense of the town. If you're up for the hike up the winding staircase, the views from the observation deck are the best in all of South Florida. Look across the Loxahatchee River at DuBois Park and all of the restaurants…

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For the purposes of this article, instead of saying “the Miami/West Plam Beach area” or “Miami-Dade County/Palm Beach County” we’re just going to use “Miami” and “West Palm Beach”. So, let’s explore some of the major, and minor, differences between some of the hottest (figuratively and literally) areas in the country.

West Palm Beach vs Miami

Let’s Talk Real Estate in Miami vs West Palm Beach

While both areas have seen insane growth over the past few years, the real estate markets in West Palm Beach and Miami often cater to different preferences and budgets. Miami is, of course, known for its high-rise condominiums, billionaire bunkers, and international clientele. But places aren't just what they're most known for. Miami has so many individual neighborhoods, each with…

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For lovers of the game, golf trips have become enormously popular. Travel is a great way to explore new cultures, try new foods, see historic landmarks, and take your mind off your daily routine. Belek, located on the Turkish Riviera, is a booming golf resort town known for its pristine white-sand beaches surrounded by lush pine forests. It's a key destination for Turkey's tourism industry, with a ton of four- and five-star hotels, spas, and mineral springs, and...some absolutely outstanding golf courses.

an aerial view of Belek Turkey with a title

People travel to Belek for golf because it has built itself into one of Europe's best golf destinations, offering an unparalleled experience:

  • All-Inclusive Golf Breaks: Belek is known as the home of all-inclusive golf breaks, with most golf…

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The 2023 James Bard Foundation Awards were recently announced, and we wanted to give you the rundown on all of the Palm Beach County places that made the cut. None of them won their category, but here were the few that were semifinalists for "Best Chef South".

Palm Beach County James Beard Award Semifinalist chef

Rick Mace, Tropical Smokehouse

West Palm Beach, Florida
Best Chef South, 2023 Semifinalist

Tropical Smokehouse is a casual barbecue joint in West Palm Beach that serves up classic Southern-style BBQ with a Florida twist. The menu features slow-smoked meats like brisket, baby back ribs, sausage, and unique dishes like gator sausage and smoked cobia. People rave about the flavorful and tender cuts and sauces, the friendly service, and the laid-back atmosphere. Whether you're a barbecue…

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For some people, summertime in Florida is hot and humid enough to drive them back up north. But for those of us who call Florida home all year round, summer is a good time to take advantage of the lack of snowbirds. Things that are normally overcrowded or overpriced can be more pleasant and more accessible. For instance, reservations at some of the best restaurants will be easier to get. So will tee times. Or a spot on a charter boat. There's a slew of good off-peak-season deals, Florida-resident incentives, and more. So, whether you’re just looking to cool off by the water, pick up a new hobby, or plan a weekend trip, here’s your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Florida during the summer.

1. Explore the Beaches You've Overlooked

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Obviously, there is some bias in this, but the truth is Florida is one of, if not the best place to live in the whole United States. From the weather to the nature to the culture to the lifestyle that comes along with living here, there is not a short list of places I would rather live. For anyone who is making the transition down here, here is how you can make the most out of your new life among the land of palm trees and turquoise waters. 

The first thing you want to do when you get down here and are settled in is to get out of your comfort zone immediately. This means doing things you are not used to, going places you have not been before, and meeting as many new people as you can. This is your new home, so why not embrace it as much as possible? I…

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The schools have let out, the weather is getting warmer, and that indescribable feeling is back in the air. Summer is here in Palm Beach County, and what is better than hitting the beach as much as you can? If you are like me and cannot wait to get out there, here are some beach essentials everyone should be looking to bring with them this summer. 

Sun Protection 

Yes, I know this is not the flashiest or most fun thing to talk about, but it is a necessity, especially here in Florida. With hot days ahead, it is crucial that everyone wears their sunblock so we can continue to go back to the beach all summer long. No one likes getting burnt, and nobody especially likes getting sun poisoning, so be sure to pack as much as possible, even if you are just…

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Still relatively new, Jupiter's Love Street has quickly become one of the favorite spots for tourists and locals alike. It's where families can enjoy a day, and partiers can spend a night. It's where you bring friends and family when they're visiting and you want to show them the ultimate waterfront Jupiter lifestyle. What more could you want than great drinks and dining, an outstanding view of the Loxahatchee River, Jupiter Inlet, and the lighthouse, and things to do for the whole family?

the view of the Jupiter lighthouse from Love Street in Jupiter, Florida

Restaurants and Bars of Love Street

Square Grouper Tiki Bar

If you're over 21 and looking for a tropical escape with live music every day of the week, then this is your place. Square Grouper is famous for a couple of reasons, but primarily because everyone…

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