Things to Do This Weekend in The Palm Beaches

Museum tours, canoeing, free live music, family-friendly activities and more! There’s a lot going on this weekend in The Palm Beaches. Here we have rounded up our end-of-the-week top picks.
 

All Weekend Long

 

Bubble Blast at The Square, West Palm Beach

The Square organizes a bubble-blasting extravaganza every Saturday and Sunday from July 2nd-August 14th featuring 15-minute bubble shows at 2 pm, 4 pm, and 6 pm, face painting, children’s activities, and more. 
Saturdays:

  • 2:15-4:15 pm visit the Rhythm & Hues pop-up for summertime craft projects. 

Sundays:

  • 2:15-4:15 pm: Face Painting
  • 3:15-4:15 pm: Enjoy bubble-inspired demos and hands-on science activities with Cox Science Center & Aquarium.

Location: The Square, 700 S Rosemary Ave Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.


Courtesy of The Square​

 

The Square Live Music, West Palm Beach

Catch these live acts on the lawn in The Square or next to The Wishing Tree this weekend:

  • July 29 from 6-10PM: Ka’Villa
  • July 30 from 1-4PM: Elsten Torres – Acoustic guitarist 
  • July 30 from 6-10PM: Carrington Love – Soul
  • July 31 from 1-4PM: Matt Brown – Soul and R&B

Location: The Square, 700 South Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

The Square at night
Courtesy of The Square​​​

 

District Yoga at Grandview Public Market, West Palm Beach

Start your morning with a yoga class at the Grandview Public Market in West Palm Beach on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 11 am.

  • Saturday, July 30: Vinyasa with Natalie Addison 
  • Sunday, July 31: Open Flow with Maki 

Location: Grandview Public Market, District Railway, 1401 Clare Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

 

Weekend Nightlife

Are you looking for something fun to do after sunset? Check out the Trendiest Nightlife Areas In The Palm Beaches. Whether you’re looking for a bar with live music, a club, a Tiki-Bar or a waterfront restaurant, you’ll always find what you’re looking for in The Palm Beaches! 
And if this weekend you are looking to spice up your taste buds as well as your Instagram feed, read more on where to find the Most Instagrammable Cocktails in The Palm Beaches.

cocktail at Echo Palm Beach

 

Friday, July 29

 

Guided History Tour of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthuse, Jupiter

This Friday, walk through 5000 years of history at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse! Join one of our expert guides on a 45-minute tour of the Lighthouse grounds prior to your climb. Exhibits include an early Native American shell mound, Seminole Chickee, Tindall Pioneer Homestead, and Lighthouse Keeper’s Workshop. Guides pause along the path to the Lighthouse as they illuminate our site’s natural, cultural, and military history. Guided tours are included with the price of general admission and are limited in capacity. The tour is offered from 12 pm to 2 pm.
Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
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Free Music Fridays – Queen tribute, Boca Raton

Sponsored by The City of Boca Raton, Free Music Fridays is an event open to the public that takes place every Friday from 8 pm to 10 pm. This Friday, it’s Queen tribute with Absolute Queen! A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring your own chair or blanket or rent a chair for $5. Doors open at 7 pm, and the performance starts at 8 pm.
Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, Florida 33432.

Summer in the city

 

Garage Queens – Fierce, Fabulous and Fascinating, Delray Beach

On July 29 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, join local South Florida diva, icon, and legend Ariel Rimm – Starring alongside some of South Florida’s most electrifying drag entertainers (Adelaide, Citris, and Angie Ovahness Pryce). 
RiPP LEE is an unconventional drag chameleon who has been performing for over four years, and has been able to showcase their eclectic art throughout Florida, as well as select parts of the US. Over the course of their drag career, RiPP has competed in numerous competitions; winning DRAG ME TO HELL (2019), THE ULTiMATE SHOWDOWN (2020) and PRiDE’S GOT TALENT (2022). 
Tickets: $35 – $40.
Location: Arts Garage 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444.

Garage Queens

 

Stephen Marley “Babylon By Bus: Summer Tour”, Jupiter 

Stephen Marley is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer. From his solo works to family collaborations and production credits, Stephen Marley’s music has earned him eight Grammy Awards. He is the second eldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley and Rita Marley, raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Stephen started singing professionally at 7 years old with his elder siblings Ziggy, Sharon and Cedella in The Melody Makers. This Saturday, he is performing live in Jupiter at the Abacoa Town Center Amphiteater. Doors open at 6 pm. Buy your ticket here.
LocationAbacoa Town Center Amphitheater1260 University Blvd.Jupiter, FL 33458.

 

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding, Boca Raton

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities? How do fish use these habitats? Learn about the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life during these free presentations. Meet at the outdoor marine aquariums at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Open to all ages. Children and teens under 18 must participate with an adult.
Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.
Time: 12:30 pm.
Location: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

 

Sea-Fari – Nights At The Museum, West Palm Beach

On the last Friday of select months, from 6-9 pm, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium. Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County’s only public observatory (weather permitting). This Friday, join the Cox Science Center for Sea-Fari, an adventurous under sea exploration. Activities include shark hat craft, coral reef craft & lab, marine mammal memory game, fish origami, planetarium show, mini golf, and more. 
Free admission for children (3-12)!
Location: Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Seafari nights at the museums

 

Saturday, July 30

 

Delray Beach Summer GreenMarket, Delray Beach

Established in 1996 by the Community Redevelopment Agency, the Delray Summer GreenMarket takes place each Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm in front of the Cornell Museum of Art at Old School Square, Delray Beach. You’ll find more than 50 vendors featuring a wide variety of farm-to-fork products, such as citrus and juice, farm-fresh eggs, milk and butter, grass-fed Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, baked goods, as well as several gluten-free, vegan, and sugar-free products, flowers, and plants.
Location: Old School Square Park, 51 N. Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.
 

 

Start Me Up – Tribute to the Rolling Stones, Delray Beach

On July 30 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Start Me Up will bring to the stage a high energy, authentic performance of the Rolling Stones. The look and sound of Start Me Up is the closest thing to being at an actual Rolling Stones performance. 
Tickets:  $30 – $35.
Location: Arts Garage 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444.

Start Me Up

 

Free Golf Croquet Lessons, West Palm Beach

The National Croquet Center offers free golf croquet lessons every Saturday morning at 10 am.
This is a great introduction to Croquet: learn strategy, how to hit the ball, Score wickets, and plot your next move. Flat-soled shoes are mandatory. White clothing optional. you can attend up to two free Golf Croquet lessons. For reservations (required) call 561-478-2300.
Location: The National Croquet Center, 700 Florida Mango Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406.

 

Evening With Daniel Black, Delray Beach

The Chapters and Wine book club are coming together to bring author Daniel Black to Arts Garage to discuss one of his books: Don’t Cry for Me. Daniel Black will do a reading from his latest book, speak and then audience Q&A followed by a book signing. A Book of the Month club pick, Don’t Cry for Me is named most anticipated book in Essence Magazine, The Millions and Bookish! Don’t Cry for Me chronicles a father’s confession of his failures in this heartbreaking narrative. Jacob makes amends with his gay son through letters written on his deathbed. Don’t Cry for Me can be found everywhere books are sold. Time: 8 pm – pm. This is a free event. 
Location: Arts Garage 94 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444.

Evening with Daniel Black

 

Rooftop Yoga at the Treehouse, West Palm Beach

At 10 am, join a free Yoga class at the Treehouse―the amazing rooftop of the Canopy by Hilton hotel, in Downtown West Palm Beach. Bring your own mat and equipment. After your workout, stay for brunch starting at 11 am. 
Location: 380 Trinity Pl, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Yoga on the rooftop
Courtesy of the Treehouse​​​​​​​

 

Summer Sounds at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens

Every Saturday from 3 pm to 6 pm, enjoy an afternoon of acoustic summer sounds at the Interactive Water Feature featuring amazing local musicians. On July 22, meet artist Joey Calderaio.
Location: Downtown Palm Beach Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.

 

Sumi-e Brush Making Workshop, Delray Beach

On Saturday, attend a workshop on Sumi-e Brush Making. The tradition of handmade soft brushes has been a unique tool used for calligraphy and sumi-e painting through many dynasties. The origins of brush making can be traced back to five thousand years ago in China. Using any type of hair, palm tree fibers, bamboo, and driftwood, you can make your own brushes by learning simple construction techniques in this workshop. Students will make a basic size brush with bristles approximately 1”in length.
Location: Oki Education Center, Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Brush making
Courtesy of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

 

DJ Tommy Lewis Live at Delray Beach Market, Delray Beach 

Bringing all the House and EDM hits, DJ Tommy Lewis is ready to bring his performance to the Market Floor all night long from 6 pm to 10 pm.
Location: Delray Beach Market, 33 SE 3rd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

DJ Tommy Lewis

 

Free Admission at The Norton Museum, West Palm Beach

Palm Beach County residents can visit the Norton Museum for free every Saturday during Summer until September 5, 2022. The admission is generously provided by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.
Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

People at the Norton museum

  

Bee Culture:  The Amazing Adventures of Bees & Beekeeping, West Palm Beach

Learn how to become a beekeeper and what to consider before becoming a beekeeper. Discover why honeybees are so important, why they are struggling to survive, and what you can do to help them. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a live bee removal and learn the facts behind swarms and swarming. Find out why and how bees make honey and how they are able to share their bounty with us. Get an introduction to Orchid Bees and other pollinators. Honey will be available for sale and tasting, and refreshments will be provided.
Time: 10 am – 12 pm.
Tickets: $25 for members; $35 for nonmembers All attendees are required to register. 
Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415.

Bee culture
Courtesy of Mounts Botanical Garden

 

Family Studio/Stop Motion Animation, West Palm Beach

On Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, the Norton Museum organizes a family studio open to children ages 5-12 and their accompanying grown-ups. Create your own stop-motion cartoon based on works from the Norton Collection! Learn the basic skills needed to turn hand drawn images into living motion and produce a short animation.
Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Kids at the Norton Museum
Courtesy of the Norton Museum of Art

 

Boynton Beach Night Market, Boynton Beach

Check out the Boynton Beach Night Market at the Centennial Park & Amphitheater from 6 pm to 10 pm. This free, family-friendly event will feature live music from the rock band Solid Brass, a silent disco experience, fun games and activities, food trucks, cocktails, and nearly 40 local restaurants, retailers, artisans, and professional service providers exhibiting their goods and services.
Location120 E Ocean Ave120 East Ocean AvenueBoynton Beach, FL 33435.

Boynton Beach Noght Market

 

Intracoastal Adventures – Advanced Canoeing, Boca Raton

Beautiful scenery, fresh air, and exercise! Explore the Intracoastal shores and mangrove trails, while learning about the fascinating mangrove and estuary ecosystems of South Florida. Must have moderate canoeing experience and be able to get in and out of a canoe without assistance. 2-3 per canoe; single paddlers will be paired with staff or another participant.
Ages 12-adult; minors under 18 must sign-up and participate with a registered adult.
Advanced reservations are required.
Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: View Facility, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 North Ocean Boulevard, BOCA RATON, FL 33432.

 

Sunday, July 31

 

Princess Party Sunday, Delray Beach

Stop at the Delray Beach Market every Sunday from 12 pm to 2 pm for a Family Princess Experience! The first ten to sign up are free. Each ticket includes 1 face paint, 1 balloon animal, and arts and crafts with the princesses. This Sunday will be Minnie Mouse with Rainbow Song and Rainbow Craft. 
Location: Delray Beach Market, 33 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Princess Sunday flyer
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Summer Market at The Square, West Palm Beach

Take a stroll down The Square and shop a variety of local specialty food pop-up vendors at the Summer Market from 10 am to 6 pm.
Location: The Square, 700 S Rosemary Ave Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

The Square

 

Tours at The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

Choose between these two tours starting at 3 pm on Sunday: 

  • Picasso, Rembrandt, and Durer: Masters of the Print: 50 min
  • From Chihuly to Eliasson: Glass in the Norton Collection: 50 min
Picasso artwork

 

Sundown Sundays, West Palm Beach

As the sun sets on another weekend, stop by Bodega West Palm Beach for Sundown Sundays presented by Los Sundays Tequila. The event features:

  • Specialty Cocktails
  • Pitcher Specials
  • DJ Performances
  • Giveaways
  • and MORE!

RSVP here. 
Location: 118 S Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. 

 

 

 

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