Gather your friends, neighbors and family and head to Palm Beach Island to help start the holiday festivities.
The Flagler Museum: Sunday, December 1st
During the holiday season, The Flagler Museum decorates its first floor with holiday decorations through Christmas Day every year. The main focus is the giant 16-foot-tall Christmas Tree in the Grand Hall, decked out in colored lights and traditional Gilded Age-style ornaments. On Sunday, December 1st, the museum is starting its Christmas season and traditions. The events will begin at 2 pm with a special Christmas Lecture that will focus on holiday cookie baking followed by a Meet and Greet with Santa Claus, musical performances, Holiday Caroling in the Courtyard and a Tree Lighting just before 5 pm. The Flagler Museum has continued the tradition of Flagler by lighting the Christmas tree on the first Sunday of December for more than four decades. The Holiday activities are free to attend with museum admission.
Worth Avenue Christmas Tree Lighting: Tuesday, December 3rd
The Worth Avenue Association and the Palm Beach Mayor invite you to attend and welcome the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Parade and the Worth Avenue Christmas Tree Lighting. The Holiday Parade starts around 6 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd and will continue down Worth Avenue followed by the lighting of the 40- foot Christmas Tree shortly after to start off the holiday season. Santa Claus will also be making an appearance during the parade, be sure to arrive early for your photos.
Holiday’s at The Breakers Hotel
The Breakers Hotel, after months of preparation and planning, will spend a few days to completely transform the lobby and first floor of the iconic hotel into a holiday wonderland. This year, the décor and decorations were inspired by the bright and vibrant colors in the recently new carpet in the main lobby. Decorations outside the hotel include thousands of white lights wrapped around the 100 royal palm and Canary Island date trees along the 1,040-foot main driveway. Décor inside the hotel includes two 18-foot evergreen trees, a sculptural menorah, over 170,000 twinkle lights, 8,000 ornaments, 12,000 feet of holiday ribbon and 126 holiday bows.