March is a wonderful month in South Florida. In Palm Beach County the sun is shining, people are bustling and the weather is perfect to be outdoors. This weekend, March 17 – March 20, 2016, our area hosts a number of outdoor events for everyone young to young-at-heart.
The 31st Palm Beach International Boat Show, Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront, March 17 – 20, 2016 is four full days of exhibitions of the finest yachts and boating accessories. There are hundreds of boats, flats boats, sportfish, center consoles, and super yachts and much more on display. The Palm Beach International Boat Show is one of the five top boat shows in the United States exhibiting over $1.2 billion worth of boats and accessories from the leading watercraft manufactures in the industry.
The Delray Beach Bacon and Burger Fest, Delray Beach, March 18 – 19, 2016 is a culinary festival for your taste buds. Enjoy delicious all American favorites bacon and bourbon combined with friends in beautiful downtown Delray Beach. Local chefs have created all the dishes on the exhibitor’s menus “exploring the boundaries of new American Cuisine and the Farm to Table movement to good old fashioned comfort foods like mom used to make.”
The Pride Fest of the Palm Beaches, Lake Worth, March 19 -20, 2016 is a two-day event hosted by Compass (largest gay and lesbian center in the southeast). This festival celebrates the “community’s great diversity” at Bryant Park with live music, arts, crafts and local vendors offering a varied selection of foods.
The 13th Annual Turtle Fest, March 19, 2016, Juno Beach is an all-time family favorite pastime. Each year thousands of people, just like the sea turtles, return to Juno Beach for the free admission festival at the Loggerhead MarineLife Center. The event focuses on sea turtle conservation through “up close interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles as well as music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games a global village, and other activities.”