Found 34 blog entries tagged as Hobe Sound.


A local favorite activity to do on the weekends in Northern Palm Beach County and Martin County is to attend one of the area’s best local green markets. This weekend the weather is expected to be nice and sunny this Memorial Day weekend, perfect to spend the day outside shopping some of the best local and homemade goods.

The green markets in the area offer some of the best produce, fresh flowers, unique homemade goods, homemade breads and pastries, spices, teas, local honey, and much more from local crafters and growers.

Here is a list of some of the best local markets happening this weekend in our area.

Hobe Sound Farmers Market:  Hobe Sound

The farmers market is located just past I-95 on Bridge Road. The market started in 2020 and has been a…

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Martin County is home to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Florida State Park sits between Palm Beach County’s Tequesta and Martin County’s Hobe Sound, and just a few miles north of Jupiter. The park is named after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson that wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

The park’s area served as an Army base and home to Camp Murphy during the second World War. Today, the barracks are still visible throughout the park.  Following the war, in 1947 the land was transferred back to Florida to be used as a state park. Jonathan Dickinson State Park officially opened to the public in 1950 and is one of the area’s most visited parks.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is home to a variety of river swamps, natural habitats, hiking…

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Palm Beach County and Martin County offer plenty of activities to do on the weekends. Whether it is outdoor dining, shopping events, sports, live music, water activities, heading to the beach, or visiting a local GreenMarket, there is always plenty of activities to stay busy. The weather is expected to be in the high 80s, or even low 90’s in some areas with a little chance of rain and a lot of sunshine. This weekend spend some time outside at some of the area’s best local GreenMarkets.

The GreenMarkets offer some of the best local homemade goods, fresh produce, flowers, local honey, spices, teas, homemade pastries, breads, and much more from local growers and crafters.

Here is a list of just some of the best local markets in the area.

Waterfront…

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On the second Saturday of every month, Hobe Sound hosts a Second Saturday Food Truck event. Head to the charming area of Hobe Sound for a day filled with great food, live music, and friendly neighbors.

The Food Truck event is being held at Broward Motorsports Treasure Coast located along SE Federal Highway. Normally the event is held along Bridge Road and SE Dixie Highway, but this month the location has changed. 

The day includes rows of food trucks making delicious food made fresh to order from local and regional Food Trucks.  The days will also include merchandise discounts, demo rides, and live music by The Kinected.

Second Saturday Food Truck Details:

When: Saturday, March 13th

Time: 3 pm to 7 pm

Location: Broward Motorsports…

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This upcoming weekend, help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Hobe Sound Festivals of the Arts. The festival is returning for another year and will feature some of the nation’s top artists and skilled craft artisans.

The festival is a community event and celebration held on Dixie Highway from Bridge Road to Venus Street. Every year the festival brings thousands of people to browse through the festive art marketplace. The festival will feature goods for sale such as life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more.

The festival is hosted by the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce and produced by Howard Alan Events. The event is free to attend and pets on leashes are welcomed. Free parking and a…

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Located within five miles north of Jupiter in Martin County is the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Florida State Park sits between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. The state park is named after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

During the second World War, the area served as an Army base and home to Camp Murphy. The barracks are still visible throughout the park today. Following the war, the land was transferred back to the state in 1947 to be used as a state park.  The Jonathan Dickinson State Park officially opened to the public in 1950.

Today, the park is home to a variety of natural habitats, river swamps, wildlife, hiking and biking trails, mangroves, guided tours of Trapper Nelson’s 1930s pioneer…

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The Florida State Park is located five miles north of Jupiter in Martin County between Tequesta and Hobe Sound. Jonathan Dickinson State Park got is name after a Quaker merchant named Jonathan Dickinson who wreaked his boat off the coast in 1696.

The Park served as an army base and home to Camp Murphy during the second World War. Today, you can still see the barracks throughout the park. After the war, the property was transferred back to the state in 1947 to be used as a state park. The state park officially opened to the public in 1950.

Today, the Jonathan Dickinson State Park features a variety of natural habitats, river swamps, wildlife, hiking and biking trails, mangroves, guided tours, 16 natural communities, water activities, observations…

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In a meeting held by Governor DeSantis yesterday, that he plans on opening up Florida to all professional sports teams that want to resume activity. 

DeSantis said” all professional sports are welcome here for practicing and for playing”. The conference was held yesterday afternoon in Tallahassee. DeSantis also mentioned that “if you have a team in a area that won’t let you practice, we’ll find a place for you here in Florida”. 

The news is coming a month after Florida Division of Emergency Management agreed that professional sports are considered an essential service and were allowed to resume play in Florida, provided they are closed to the general public.  The governor made a comment stating that while professional sports might not necessarily…

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Located between Hobe Sound and Tequesta is the Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The State Park is home to 16 distinct natural communities that make up the park. 

The 10,500-acre park was named after Jonathan Dickinson, a Quaker merchant who became shipwrecked off the coast nearby in 1696.  The grounds in World War II were used as a secret training school and camp called Camp Murphy with over 6,600 men. Following the war the land became now known as Jonathan Dickinson State Park in 1950. 

Today the State Park is used for many outdoor activities and events.  Throughout the park visitors can enjoy several boat tours, bike trails, hiking trails, boat ramps, canoeing, kayaks, camping, fishing, equestrian trails, swimming, picnics, cabin rentals, geo-seeing…

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Hobe Sound is centrally located between the Jupiter and Stuart. Every month the Chamber of Commerce in Hobe Sound hosts several meetings and community events for everyone to attend, including the monthly Food Truck events held in the Fall until the Spring. 

Settled along Se Dixie Highway and US Highway One there are plenty of local shops, boutiques and restaurants for you to try. 

Restaurants in Hobe Sound: 

Harry and the Natives: A long-standing, landmark Hobe Sound restaurant that has been business for more than 65 years. The menu features everything from seafood, burgers, breakfast, pastas, salads, Happy Hours specials and much more. Harry and the Natives is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 am to 9 pm and Sunday’s for Breakfast only…

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