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The beaches may be closed for the Fourth of July weekend but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have fun and celebrate the holiday weekend here in Palm Beach County. Whether you hop ona boat and get out on the water or just enjoy being in the nice Florida sun, here are some things to do this weekend while remaining socially distant.

Fair Eats Drive Thru- West Palm Beach

Fair Eats is bringing back all the delicious fair foods to the South Florida Fairgrounds this weekend. The drive thru event will be filled with deep fried Oreos, corn dogs, funnel cakes, turkey legs and much more. The process is simple, just head to the South Florida Fairgrounds and drive in and order your fair food and drive out, you don’t even need to get out of your car. The event

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This year, West Palm Beach is continuing their traditional 4th on Flagler event but this year, the firework display will be taking place virtually.  Instead of spectators lining Flagler Drive and the waterfront in West Palm Beach, spectators can enjoy the celebration from the comfort of their own homes.

The event will be televised due to social distancing and recommendations from the CDC and county. The 4th on Flagler will not only be celebrating America’s independence but also this year, the city of West Palm Beach is turning 125 years old. West Palm Beach became a city on July 21st, 1903.

The fireworks will be televised live on WPBF 25 News channel as part of their WPBF 25’S Project CommUNITY: Fireworks From Home. Fireworks will begin at 9 pm on

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The Mounts Botanical Gardens is now open to the public. The Botanical Gardens was nearly closed for three months and reopened its doors to the public yesterday, June 16th. The garden will reopen at 50% capacity in keeping with the county, state, and CDC guidelines.

Mounts Botanical Garden is one of Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical gardens.  The gardens feature 14-acres of tropical oasis and features 25 display gardens showcasing more than 2,000 species of plants.

Mounts Botanical Gardens joins the list of other cultural centers in Palm Beach County that have reopened with limited capacity. The Flagler Museum, The Norton Museum, The Pan’s Gardens and The Society of the Four Arts have recently been welcoming visitors back.

Those

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Palm Beach County is home to many activities and things to do. Besides the 47 miles of pristine sandy beaches and sunshine, Palm Beach County is home to miles and miles of great outdoor adventure trails for walking, running, hiking, horseback riding, and biking.

Here are some of our favorite trails for you to explore in our area.

Riverbend Park – Jupiter

Riverbend Park is considered one of the most scenic parks in South Florida. Native wildlife including turkey, racoons, otters, birds, deer, and more have been frequently spotted along the trails and tropical 666 acres of the park. The park is made up of the historic headwaters of the Loxahatchee Wild and Scenic River and the preserved battlefield from the Seminole War. Riverbend Park is located

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The newly renovated Rosemary Square, in downtown West Palm Beach has reopened for visitors are taking extra precautions to help keep everyone safe.

The outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment venue has hand sanitizer stations throughout the property and frequent cleanings of high touch areas. The center encourages everyone to wear a mask, wash hands regularly and to keep distance.

Public events are postponed until further notice, but serval shops and restaurants have reopened for the public. Rosemary Square’s valet has returned on Okeechobee Boulevard and all parking garages have touchless payments.

Many shops and restaurants have modified hours and some even offering curbside service and take out and delivery. For a complete list of what’s

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Last week, the West Palm Beach Mayor, Mayor James, stated that “the show must go on”. The Mayor was referring to the popular 4th on Flagler event that happens every year on the waterfront in West Palm Beach.

This year, the celebration will be celebrated a little differently. Instead of spectators lining the waterfront and Flagler Drive, spectators will be able to watch the firework spectacular from the comfort of their own homes. This year, the 4th on Flagler will be televised due to social distancing and the CDC guidelines and recommendations.

The 4th on Flagler event will not only be celebrating America’s independence but will also celebrate West Palm Beach 125th anniversary as a city. West Palm Beach became a city on July 21st, 1903.

The event

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Good news for college students in Palm Beach County, Palm Beach Atlantic University is planning on bringing staff, faculty, and students back to campus in August. The big questions going around for college students is whether they will resume in-person classes this fall semester.

Palm Beach Atlantic University announced on Thursday, May 28th from their West Palm Beach campus that they intend to bring students, staff, and faculty back to campus to resume classes in August. The school said in a written statement that they plan to continue to follow the CDC guidelines to safety return to teaching and residential living for the 2020 Fall semester.

The school said that extra sanitation stations and other protective measures are being installed throughout

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With summer around the corner and beaches, attractions and other places beginning to open up in Palm Beach County, we have gathered a list of some of our favorite trails throughout the area for you to explore the great outdoors.

Whether you’re into biking, hiking, walking, running or just want to explore, here is a list of some of the best trails to explore in our area.

The Lake Trail – Palm Beach

Bike, jog or walk along the intracoastal and Lake Trail on Palm Beach Island. The pathway takes you by elegant Palm Beach mansions and the blue water. The palm tree lined pathway leads to the iconic Worth Avenue filled with great shopping and restaurants.

Riverbend Park – Jupiter

The park is comprised of the historic headwaters of the

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Select parks and outdoor recreational facilities in West Palm Beach will reopen today, Tuesday, May 5th to the public with social distancing guidelines and CDC restrictions.  

Park Restrictions: 

  • Park hours limited to sunrise to sunset
  • Park is open for walking, biking, hiking, strolling, and running. Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bike rentals, water skiing, wake boarding are also permitted as long as social distance is practiced.
  • All playgrounds, picnic areas, concession stands, camp grounds, dog parks, field sports, skate parks, organized sports, gymnasiums, aquatic splash zones, fitness areas, recreational buildings must remain closed. 
  • All Regional Parks, Community Parks, and Neighborhood Parks will open 
  • Tennis Courts and
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Two local Zoo’s and Safari’s in Palm Beach County are currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 but are active on their websites and social media pages by posting pictures and videos of the animals for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.  

The Lion Country Safari, located in western Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s largest walk through and drive through Safari and has won numerous awards and recognitions for being one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions.  The safari is home to over 900 animals that roam freely among the 600 plus acres and is said to be the first cage-less zoo in the United States. The safari is temporarily closed to visitors but check out their Facebook page for daily pictures and videos of the

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