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A Latte Fun Indoor Playground & Café
9820 Alternate A1A, Suite 206, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 - 561.627.1782
Supervised indoor playground for children up to seven years. Cozy coffee shop/café for parents. Huge inflatable slide, trampoline, pretend area, baby area, games, etc. Pay by-the-day or yearly membership. Discount and group rates available. Private room available for parties, meetings, exhibits.
Adventure Mini Golf
6585 South Military Trail, Lake Worth, FL 33463 - 561.968.1111
The facility is an adventure-style mini-golf with two different 18 hole courses featuring cascading waterfalls, rapids, fountains, interactive waterholes, plus a snack bar and game room.
American Orchid Society Botanical Garden
16700 AOS Lane, Delray Beach, FL 33446 - 561.404.2000
The American Orchid Society Botanical Garden features 3.5 acres of winding paths through lush gardenscapes, an orchid greenhouse showcasing thousands of blooms, and an orchid gift shop. Come lose yourself in our enchanting garden.
Angels Cypress Airboats
Locations from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach - 561.252.4030
Cypress Airboats offers private tours of the Florida Everglades on our custom smaller boats. Packages range from two hour to full day events. We are also available for photo shoots and film work.
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum
71 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432 - 561.395.6766
On the National Register of Historic Places, Town Hall houses archival information, exhibitions on Boca’s history and a gift shop. Free admission - open Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Also available for touring are two 1947 streamline rail cars located at the historic FEC Railway Depot - call for hours.
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458 - 561.575.3399
The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a non profit, educational based care facility for injured animals. We're dedicated to bringing wildlife and people together to develop community awareness of the value of Florida's natural resources.
Canoe Outfitters of Florida, Inc.
9060 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33478 - 561.746.7053 or 888.272.1257
Located on Florida's only "National Wild and Scenic River," the Loxahatchee, famous for its large stands of Bald Cypress, countless birds and diverse wildlife. Self-guided and guided trips offered.
City of Boca Raton
201 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, FL 33432-3730 - 561.393.7827
Annual events include: Boca Raton Green Market, Saturday from November-April; Fabulous 4th at Florida Atlantic University; children's events; numerous concerts and outdoor cinema throughout the year.
City of Lake Worth
7 North Dixie Highway, Lake Worth, FL 33460 - 561.586.1600
A popular local beach; a transformed downtown featuring specialty shops, cafés, and fine restaurants; and signature special events, including Tropic Fest, embody the essence of Lake Worth. Lake Worth - "Where the Tropics Begin" - centrally located and culturally diverse.
City of West Palm Beach
200 Second Street, P.O. Box 3366, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.822.1200
Events include Clematis by Night, a weekly Thursday night fountainside concert series; the West Palm Beach Green Market, held Saturday mornings October-April; The Palm Beach Post Sunday at the Meyer, Laid Back Concert Series, 4th Sunday May-October; Kaleidoscope, a Celebration of Many Cultures; and 4th on Flagler, an Independence Day extravaganza.
Clematis by Night Fountainside Concert Series
Nancy M. Graham Centennial Square, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.659.8007
Free concert series at the Nancy M. Graham Centennial Square in downtown West Palm Beach. Every Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with great music by CbN Spotlight bands, shop for arts and crafts in the CbN Showcase, taste a variety of foods in the CbN Café, and watch children play in the interactive fountain.
Delray Beach Downtown Marketing Cooperative
64A SE Fifth Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483 - 561.279.1380
The goal of the Downtown Marketing Cooperative is to create, organize and manage programs and events, to enhance the economic prosperity of downtown, and to assist in marketing and promoting the downtown.
Delray Intracoastal Cruises
Veteran's Park, 801 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483 - 561.243.0686
Enjoy lunch, dinner, and sightseeing cruises aboard our NEW 105 foot "Lady Atlantic."
DivaDuck Amphibious Tours
CityPlace, 511 Hibiscus Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.844.4188 or 800.979.3370
It's a Boat! It's a Bus! It's DivaDuck! Exciting amphibious tour over land and sea is fun for everyone. Fully narrated musical tour is 75 minutes, beginning at CityPlace in downtown West Palm Beach.
dmg world media/ West Palm Beach Antique & Collectibles Show
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.640.3433
dmg world media is an international exhibition company that produces over 300 shows worldwide. Locally they produce one of the biggest and best antiques shows in Florida, the West Palm Beach Antique & Collectibles Show, which is usually held the first weekend of the month from November to June at the South Florida Fairgrounds. This show hosts hundreds of exhibitors who feature thousands of antiques and collectibles. Call or visit the website for details.
Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center
1977 College Drive, Belle Glade, FL 33430 - 561.993.1160
This 466-seat cultural arts theater with first-class facilities offers shows during the season, including drama, dance, music, festivals and theater.
Downtown at the Gardens
11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue, Suite 2202, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 - 561.340.1600
Downtown at the Gardens is Palm Beach County's newest open-air, pedestrian-only shopping center featuring a Whole Foods Market, 16-screen Cobb Theater, an extraordinary collection of restaurants and many of the nation's finest specialty retailers. Additionally, visitors enjoy elaborate landscaping, three permanent art fountains and an exclusive collection of museum quality sculpture, displayed on a rotating basis for sale.
Downtown Development Authority
301 Clematis Street, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.833.8873
With two synergistic shopping and entertainment districts (the Clematis District and CityPlace) as well as world-class cultural venues, award-winning events like Sunfest and Clematis by Night, a signature waterfront, and amazing weather, Downtown West Palm Beach is one of the country's most exciting mid-sized cities in the nation.
International Polo Club Palm Beach
3667 120th Avenue South, Wellington, FL 33414 - 561.204.5687
International Polo Club Palm Beach is a return to the way the game of polo is meant to be enjoyed. Where polo players and fans of all ages can gather together in a world-class venue for the sport and the lifestyle. Thousands of fans will be on hand to celebrate the 2009 Polo Season at International Polo Club Palm Beach. The season will feature a series of renowned polo tournaments attracting some of the world's finest players.
Island Living Tours
P.O. Box 614, Palm Beach, FL 33480 - 561.868.7944
Island Living provides both chauffeur driven tours and bicycling tours of the famed island of Palm Beach. Learn about the history and the people. See the fabulous mansions and the exquisite architecture. Discover why Palm Beach is one of the most desirable places in the world to live and play.
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469 - 561.747.8380
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1860 Lighthouse, History Museum, gift shop, snack shop, programs, sunset tours and weddings. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Last Lighthouse tour at 4:00 p.m. Call or see website for climbing restrictions.
Lion Country Safari
2003 Lion Country Safari Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33470 - 561.793.1084
Lion Country Safari-West Palm Beach. Drive through safari with hundreds of animals roaming free and amusement park with animal encounters and demonstrations, rides, shopping, food and thrills. Voted "Best Local Attraction" year after year.
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Loggerhead Park, 14200 U.S. Highway One. Juno Beach, FL 33408 - 561.627.8280
Marine nature center and sea turtle hospital in oceanfront Loggerhead Park. Exhibits, scheduled group tours, gift and book shop and evening beach walks in nesting season. Nature trails, picnic areas and playground.
Loxahatchee Everglades Tours, Inc.
15490 Loxahatchee Road, Boca Raton, FL 33076 - 561.482.6107 or 800.683.5873
A tour into Florida's beautiful Everglades on an airboat. The ultimate Florida experience. See Florida the way it used to be. It's fun, exciting and educational. Enjoy our Everglades Eco-awareness Tour. Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tours depart hourly starting at 10:00 a.m. and last tour departs at 4:00 p.m. daily.
Maltz Jupiter Theatre
1001 East Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33477 - 561.743.2666 or 800.445.1666
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is a 550-seat, nonprofit, community-based, regional theatre. A member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres, the theatre presents a wide variety of top quality theatrical productions, concerts and other special events.
Mariah, Sailing Catamaran
North Palm Beach Marina, 1037 Marina Drive, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 - 561.844.3297
Three-hour sailing ocean adventures aboard our 49-passenger catamaran, "Mariah." Or, enjoy our 40-passenger pontoon fun boat, "Safari." Sail, snorkel, kayak, or wade on a sandbar. Come alone or bring a group.
Moroso Motorsports Park
17047 Beeline Highway, Jupiter, FL 33478 - 561.622.1400
A multi-purpose, year-round racing facility featuring a 2.0 mile, 11 turn road course, an all concrete NHRA 1/4-mile drag strip, a skid pad and a new 8/10 mile asphalt kart track. All tracks are available for private rentals, including kart track rentals and for teambuilding events. A million attendees come for car shows, motorcycle races, testing and racing schools.
Mounts Botanical Garden
559 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415 - 561.233.1757
Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botalnical garden, a 14-acre urban oasis with over 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical native and exotic species. There is a $5 suggested admission. Group tours arranged on request.
The Museum at Ragtops Motorcar Sales & Special Events Facility
2119 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.655.2836 or 877.RAGTOPS
The Museum at Ragtops is a designated historic facility with collectible and classic automobiles displayed among antiques and memorabilia. Enjoy three buildings on two city blocks including Club LaSalle, The Station, Gift Garage and Soda Bar.
National Croquet Center
700 Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 - 561.478.2300
Unique Palm Beach experience. This ten-acre site is the largest croquet complex in the world. Ideally equipped for group events large and small, inside and outside, corporate or private, from team-builders and executive retreats to weddings and family gatherings. Lessons and court time available by reservation daily, novices welcome. Onsite dining.
Old School Square Cultural Arts Center
51 North Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444-2631 - 561.243.7922
A National Historic Site housing the Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture, Crest Theatre and Vintage Gymnasium. Presenting rotating exhibits, professional theatre, music, dance, lectures and special events.
Palm Beach Kennel Club and Entertainment Complex
1111 North Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 - 561.683.2222
Featuring the best in live action, year-round greyhound racing. Simulcast wagering from greyhound, thoroughbred, harness and Jai-Alai facilities. Visit the all new Poker Room with new games, higher stakes and Big $$$ Tournaments. Fine dining in Paddock Restaurant; casual dining in The Terrace.
Palm Beach Princess
Port of Palm Beach, One East 11th Street, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 - 561.845.2101 or 800.841.7447
Palm Beach Princess features a sail away party, five-hour, coastal gaming cruise, an all-you-can-eat lavish buffet, five bars and lounges, swimming pool, exciting Las Vegas-style song and dance show and two casinos with craps, roulette, blackjack, poker, sportsbook and 450 slots for one low rate. "She might just be the best deal on land or sea."
Palm Beach Zoo
1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 - 561.533.0887
Enjoy 23 acres of tropical splendor with over 1,500 animals from North, Central, South America, Asia and Australia. Interactive fountain, carousel, waterfront Tropics Café and new Malayan Tigers.
Roger Dean Stadium
4751 Main Street, Jupiter, FL 33458 - 561.775.1818
Spring Training home to both the Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals, and home to the Florida State League Jupiter Hammerheads (Single A affiliate of the Florida Marlins) and the Palm Beach Cardinals (Single A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals).
South Florida Fair/PBC Exposition, Inc.
9067 Southern Boulevard, P.O. Box 210367, West Palm Beach, FL 33421-0367 - 561.793.0333 or 800.640.FAIR
The South Florida Fairgrounds, located in the geographic center of Palm Beach County, is the community’s top entertainment destination. Spread over 130 acres, the Fairgrounds attracts 1.2 million visitors annually. Over 100 shows and events are produced including the annual South Florida Fair in January, the county’s largest and oldest outdoor event.
South Florida Science Museum
4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 - 561.832.1988
Hands-on science center, aquarium, planetarium, museum store, special weekend programs, observatory, laser concerts, science trail, Egypt Gallery and miniature galaxy golf. Permanent and traveling exhibits. Family-oriented activities for all ages including adult lecture series throughout the year. Open 363 days a year.
Stadium Jumping, Inc.
14440 Pierson Road, Wellington, FL 33414 - 561.793.5867
Discover the largest equestrian sporting event in the world - the Winter Equestrian Festival. Proving ground for the Olympic Equestrian sports of show jumping and dressage. Come see 5,000 horses from around the world.
Street Painting Festival
P.O. Box 1393, Lake Worth, FL 33960 - 561.582.4401
Over 100,000 visitors attend this annual celebration of the arts. Hundreds of artists transform the downtown streets into works of art. The festival includes street performers and strolling minstrels. Children can create their own street paintings in the Children’s Meadow designed especially for them. Admission is free.February 21 and 22, 2009.
525 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - 561.659.5980 | 800.SUNFEST
Downtown West Palm Beach, April 29 - May 3, 2009. Florida's largest music, art and waterfront festival featuring more than 50 concerts by national recording artists and local acts. Juried art show Friday - Sunday, fireworks, children's activities, and plenty of food and refreshments. Sandoway House Nature Center Delray Beach - 561.274.7263