Summer Fun Nights at the Palm Beach Zoo

Through the end of August, The Palm Beach Zoo is open in the evening every Friday and some Saturdays from 5 – 9 pm.  The “Summer Fun Nights” include special programs each week for children, Food Truck Safaris and live music.

A unique Tropical zoo, the Palm Beach Zoo is home to over 700 animals from around the world including endangered Malayan tigers, fun loving lemurs and fierce jaguars.  Shady paths and a full service cafe featuring organic and locally grown offerings make the Palm Beach Zoo a great place to spend an afternoon or evening.

For more information about the zoo and the evening programs, click here.

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West Palm Beach July 4th Activities

West Palm Beach features one of the largest July 4th Weekend festivals in South Florida. Here is an overview of all the activities:

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 — BBQ, Brews & Blues 
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Historic Northwest Neighborhood, three blocks north of Clematis on Rosemary. Guests can savor free samples of southern soul food with local craft beer tastings. Also featuring live blues music and much more in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach.

SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015 — 4th on Flagler
5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Celebrate Independence Day in paradise at this free, outdoor patriotic celebration!  Residents and visitors of all ages can enjoy the biggest and best fireworks display in South Florida, simulcast on Palm Beach Broadcasting, live entertainment by national recording artists Jacquie Lee and North of Nine, with tons of activities along the spectacular West Palm Beach Waterfront.

Want a VIP experience?  Purchase tickets to Club 4th, the private 21-AND-OVER party in the Lake Pavilion on the Waterfront, complete with food by Ruth’s Chris Steak House and a full beverage service.  Enjoy the 4th in air conditioned comfort and reserve a prime view for the fireworks show. Tickets are $40 and include 2 free drink tickets (nonalcoholic or alcoholic) at the full service bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House catered service starting at 6:00 p.m., DJ and 97.9 WRMF on-air personalities, air-conditioned facility, indoor restrooms and private firework viewing area. Tickets on sale now:

Glow FORE it Mini Golf Course
– Military Honor Ceremony
– Giant Flag Raising
The Pool presented by WPB Art in Public Places
– Kid’s area with crafts
– Food and drink vendors

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 — War Games
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Meyer Amphitheater, Downtown West Palm Beach
A fun and exciting crossfit-style competition that pits the branches of the Military against each other in a rigorous fitness battle to see who will earn bragging rights.  Guests can also enjoy a military operation vehicle display, kid’s activities and more. Proceeds to benefit the 22 Until None Foundation.

For information and to register, visit

Grandview Gardens is offering a special July 4th weekend package.  For more details, click here.

For more information:  561/822.1515

Map of Downtown Parking


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Tonight at the Norton Museum of Art

The Norton’s Art After Dark program tonight looks very nice.  Check it out:

5 – 8:45 PM / Target All-Ages Game Night
Enjoy playing your favorite board games and puzzles generously provided by Target. / Atrium and Shapiro Great Hall

5 – 8:50 PM / Music
The Jeff Harding Band performs pop-rock classics and originals. / Theater

5:30 PM / Collection Tour
I Love New York / Galleries

6-8 PM  / Wine Tasting
Sample a select brand of wines / Harris Pavilion

6-8 PM / Sketchbook Thursday: Skyline Scratch​ 
Use scratchboard techniques to illustrate cityscapes inspired by the I Love New York tour. / Reynolds Classroom

6:30 PM / Collection Tour
European Masters / Galleries

Dine / Fratelli Lyon
The restaurant offers an à la carte dinner menu from 5-8:30 p.m.
For reservations call (561) 832-5196 x 1123, or email

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Pairings – Food & Wine Event in Downtown West Palm Beach

For everybody who likes food & wine (that’s just about everybody), check out the 4th Annual Pairings Food & Wine Event tomorrow night (Thursday) from 5:30 – 9:00pm.  For only $25, attendees will receive samples of popular items at each participating business with a portion of the proceeds benefiting local non-profit The Historical Society of Palm Beach County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and furthering the education and appreciation of Palm Beach County history and heritage.

Here’s What’s On The Menu?
CLICK HERE to see.

Live Entertainment By:
Mister Trombone
Screaming J’s
Timothee Lovelock

Ticket Price
$25 in advance
$30 day of event

How To Purchase
West Palm Beach Development Authority – 301 Clematis St. #200
SunFest – 525 Clematis St.

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