For 17 days the South Florida Fair Grounds transforms into pure fun. The South Florida Fair is considered one of the top fairs in Florida filled with great food, rides, tribute bands, and much more. The Fair is coming to our area Friday, January 18th through Sunday, February 3rd. 

For 2019, the theme for this year’s fair is Superheroes. The fair honors the superheroes and features character appearances by Thor, Captain America, Spiderman, Wonder Women, Batman, and more.

The popular Fair has been running for more than 100 years and has been entertaining the fair goers in South Florida. The fair in Palm Beach County draws hundreds of thousands of people for the 17 days. Throughout the fair there is more than 200 carnival rides, some of the greatest…

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While many people in the United States only think of December 26 as the day after Christmas, to some, especially people in Great Britain, its known as “Boxing Day.”

Boxing Day started in the UK about 800 years ago, during the Middle Ages. It was the day when the alms box, collection boxes for the poor often kept in churches, were traditionally opened so that the contents could be distributed to poor people. Some churches still open these boxes on Boxing Day.

It might have been the Romans that first brought this type of collecting box to the UK, but they used them to collect money for the betting games which they played during their winter celebrations!

While the origin of the name “Boxing Day” isn’t entirely clear, usually one of the following…

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The beloved Christmas movie is coming to the Harbourside Place Amphitheater tomorrow Friday, December 21st in Jupiter. 

The holiday favorite came out in 2003 and stars Will Ferrell, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel and James Caan. The movie is about a baby boy that crawled into Santa’s bag at an orphanage in New York and travelled with him to the North Pole. The young boy was discovered at the end of the night at Santa’s workshop and was named Buddy and spent his childhood being raised by elves. Buddy then travels to New York City to find his real family after overhearing he is not an elf and bring Christmas cheer to his family and New York City.

The movie is playing tomorrow night after the Jingle Jog and Walk at the amphitheater at 6 pm. The cost to…

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The former Macy’s department store in CityPlace has transformed into the “Downton Abbey” exhibition based on the award-winning and extremely popular television series.

The entire space has transformed into scenes from the show and has been transported into post-Edwardian England featuring the beloved English castle, show sets including the servant’s quarters and Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen, characters exhibitions, costumes, and history of the time period and culture.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition opened in West Palm Beach in early November and will be at CityPlace until April 22nd, 2019. The exhibit is open daily from 10 am to 7 pm with tickets available until 6 pm. Visitors are expected to spend sixty to ninety minutes exploring the space.
Tickets can be…

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 Palm Beach County is the largest county in Florida with more than 49 miles of Atlantic coastline and includes 39 cities and towns and has been on the list for some of the best resorts and hotels in the world.

Here is a list of the new planned hotels opening soon in our area.

Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences on Singer Island: The new oceanfront hotel is expected to open in late 2019. The hotel will feature 351 hotels suites and condos that is spilt between two towers. The resort and residences are being designed and developed with the Himalayan Institute. Expect the hotel to have a meditation garden, outdoor yoga studio, and an outdoor spa. The Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences is located at 3100 North Ocean Drive on Singer Island. For more…

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Every weekend throughout Palm Beach County there are several Green Markets in the area for you to bring fresh produce, baked goods and homemade items from local farmers, artisans, and growers. These markets occur rain or shine and run until late spring.
Here are some of the local markets happening this weekend in our area.

Jupiter:
Jupiter Farmers Market at El Sol:
El Sol, Jupiter’s neighborhood resource center located on the corner of Military Trail and Indiantown Road is hosting their weekly Sunday Farmers market from 9 am to 1:30 pm this Sunday, December 23rd. The market has a variety of fresh produce, imported cheeses, organic fruits and vegetables, Guatemalan crafts, fresh farm eggs, baked goods and pastries and much more. The market is free and…

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The 13th Annual Palm Beach Beach Bash is back again for another year. The Bash is presented by the fashion icon Lilly Pulitzer, known for the bright colors and tropical prints and is known to be one of the social highlights of the year.

More than 700 guests are expected to attend this year’s bash at The Beach Club on Palm Beach, the island where Lilly Pulitzer began her iconic brand. The Beach Bash benefits the Loggerhead Marinelife Center, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation hospital in Juno Beach. The event will be Saturday, December 29th at 8 pm. 

Guests are encouraged to wear their brightest Lilly clothing to the event filled with cocktails, fashion, great food and entertainment to name a few. Guest must be 21 years and older to attend the Beach…

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Tickets are now on sale for the final musical coming to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach this season as part of the Kravis on Broadway Series. Disney’s The Lion King is hitting the stage on Wednesday, April 24th through Sunday, May 5th.

More than 95 million people have seen the musical throughout the world, and the musical comes to West Palm Beach for the first time. The Lion King has won 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The Lion King is based off the classic Disney film about a young lion and his quest to be king and features musical hits by award-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. Some of the classic hits include Circle of Life, Hakuna Matata, I Just Can’t Wait To Be King and much more.

The musical is approximately two and a half…

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Join Harbourside Place in Jupiter this upcoming Friday, December 21st for the 4th Annual Jupiter Jingle Jog. Come for a night of holiday cheer and fun and participate in the 1-mile run or walk and the kids Santa Scrambler 200 Yard Dash.

The event starts on Friday at 5 pm with check-in lasting until 5:45. The run and walk is a non-timed event. Registration is required for the event and ends at midnight on Thursday, December 20th. The cost to join the run or walk is $20 dollars. Click here to register.

There will also be a Kids Santa Scrambler 200 Yard Dash for those 8 years old and younger. Check- in starts at 5 pm until 5:15 pm with the dash starting shortly after. Registration is required and ends at midnight on Thursday, December 20th. Click here to…

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 West Palm Beach has continued the tradition of their annual Holiday in Paradise event that features the famous Sandi the Christmas Tree made entirely of sand. Sandi the tree is the world’s only 35-foot, 700-ton sand tree with hundreds of lights and sculptures carved into the sand. The South Florida tradition stands in the center of Sandi Land.

Sandi the tree, will be on display in near the water downtown at Flagler Park and will have a nightly light display until December 31st. The tree was lit and kicked off the holiday season during the weekly Clematis by Night Tree Lighting on November 29th.

The themes for this year’s Sandi Tree is Merry the Mermaid and will feature tropical tree carvings and a fun filled tropical scene during the holidays.

In…

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