Supplier: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Location: United States
As springtime approaches, the Cultural Concierge advises travelers to experience arts in a relaxed way with an abundance of outdoor festivals. See a list of all upcoming events in Palm Beach County, Florida’s Cultural Capital!
Invitational 2018: Artists of the Natural World Art Show & Sale at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
March 2 – March 18
Hall of Fame Artist James Hutchinson, Renee Bemis Kent Ullberg and more will be showing and selling their work from one of Florida’s most beautiful state parks.
Plein Air Festival Presented by Lighthouse ArtCenter – Various Northern Palm Beach County Coastal Sites
March 3 – 11
Visitors can observe paintings at scenic and coastal outdoor locations, and then purchase them. Related events include technique demonstrations, workshops and more.
Outdoor Music at Old School Square Pavilion – Downtown Delray Beach
March 9 – 10
See internationally-acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, as well as reggae-infused Collie Buddz and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad.
TurtleFest 2018 at Loggerhead Marinelife Center – Jupiter
Guests will experience up-close interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles, as well as music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games and other conservation-focused activities.
Exotic Adventures at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society – West Palm Beach
• March 16-17: Experience animal encounters, a nocturnal tour and more at the zoo’s Family Overnight: Where the Wild Things Snore.
• March 19-23: Take behind-the-scenes tours, have up-close animal experiences and participate in group projects for five-to-eight-year-olds at Spring Break Zoo Camp.
• April 7 (National Beer Day): Brew at the Zoo 2018, a unique craft beer festival, features samples from more than 25 local brewers, live music and food, among the lush tropical wildlife habitats.
Bluegrass in the Pavilion at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum – Palm Beach
Blue Highway and the Gibson Brothers will perform at Flagler’s airy waterfront pavilion.
56th Annual Delray Affair in Delray Beach – Downtown Delray Beach
April 13 – 15
The largest arts & crafts festival in the Southeast features fine art, crafts and products from around the world along palm-tree-lined streets in downtown Delray.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival at historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum – Jupiter
Watch and relax at the historically-significant, 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse site, which is the only designated Outstanding Natural Area in the eastern United States.
Hatsume Fair: A One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Spring at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – Delray Beach
April 21 and 22
Hatsume Fair celebrates the first bud of spring, transforming the tranquil Morikami into a Japanese festival with Taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations, costume and fashion contests, artisan booths, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities.
SunFest 2018 – Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront
May 3 – 6
The four-day event — Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival. The lineup for 2018 includes:
• Pitbull, Zedd
• Rae Sremmurd
• Nick Jonas
• Sublime with Rome
• Billy Idol
• Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and more.
For more information visit events.palmbeachculture.com