The City of West Palm Beach will celebrate the return of its popular Summer in Paradise (S.I.P) annual celebration beginning June 1 through August 31, 2017. This free, summer-long promotion will transport residents and visitors into a colorful collection of classic tales and treasured life-lessons along the waterfront. New elements include the debut of Aesop’s Tables, a whimsical art installation featuring 25 picnic tables painted to depict one of Aesop’s fables. A direct tie to Mayor Jeri Muoio’s pledge declaring West Palm Beach as a City of Kindness, the storybook setting provides an opportunity for all to connect, explore local art, share their own stories and enjoy family friendly activities on the West Palm Beach waterfront.
NEW Create your own story in StoryVille. Children can create their own life-size fairy tale using giant cut-outs of traditional storybook characters. Free activity is open daily from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the waterfront.
||Glow FORE it Mini Golf where guests can play 9 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf on the Intracoastal Waterway. Cost: $2.50 per person per round. June 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily on the Waterfront Landing.
|Score the winning goal as you literally become a Foosball player in this larger-than-life Foosball table. Bring your friends to play or meet new ones for a pick-up game.
Open daily 10 a.m. to10 p.m.
Clematis by Night celebrates 22 Years of on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. The Summer of Fun continues as West Palm's favorite Thursday night tradition proves why it has been the hot spot to chill for 20+ years. During Clematis by Night, guests will enjoy twice the entertainment with two bands every Thursday throughout the summer. 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursdays, June 1 to August 31, 2017
||Screen on the Green transforms the West Palm Beach Waterfront into an outdoor theater where guests can enjoy family friendly films under the stars. Blankets and lawn chairs are recommended. 8:00 p.m. to 10: 00 p.m. 2nd Friday of each month, June – August 2017
Sunday on the Waterfront pays tribute to musical legends this summer and is an ideal setting for good times and great entertainment. This monthly concert series is a perfect weekend outing and a fantastic way to relax and unwind with friends and family on a Sunday afternoon. 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 3rd Sunday of each month at the Meyer Amphitheatre.
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Aesop’s Fables Reader’s Theatre
Wednesdays and Fridays starting June 14-July 28
1:00 p.m. to 3:30pm FREE
Fourth and fifth grade students are invited to create their own Aesop’s Fable at the Mandel Public Library! Participants will work together to write the script, rehearse and stage their original play. The final performances will take place on Friday, July 28. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703 to register.
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Children’s StoryTime
Wednesdays: June 14 to July 26
10:15 a.m. FREE
Bring the family and enjoy readings of classic tales and fables during Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach weekly storytime. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org.
At the Northwood Village Art Walk visitors can explore the artistic side of historic Northwood Village through guided walking tours of eclectic art galleries and other unique neighborhood shops. Registration is required and space is limited to 20 people per tour. The tours begin at 540 Northwood Road, Northwood Village For more information: http://www.northwoodartwalk.com/ or facebook.com/ArtXArtWalk. Guided tours start at 11:00 a.m.; 6:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. 2nd Saturday of each month.
Northwood Village Food Truck Roll-Out is Sunday, June 18 – Father’s Day - from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Spruce Avenue between 24th & 25th Streets. Bring Dad to the ultimate food truck invasion on the west end of Northwood Road with a variety of culinary experiences, live music, and an artist colony featuring live art and artisan vendors.
For more information: http://northwoodvillage.com/ or facebook.com/northwoodvillagefanpage
Northwood Village Summer Green Market
Saturdays, June 3 through June 17, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dixie Highway between 24th and 25th Streets
Guests are invited to shop at their favorite market vendors and take a stroll through the Village to discover all of treasures in this WPB neighborhood. For more information: http://northwoodvillage.com/ or facebook.com/northwoodvillagefanpage
Northwood Mango Heritage Festival
Saturday, June 24, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Northwood Road, West Palm Beach
This tropical festival brings a taste of summer and all things mangoes to Northwood Village. The all-day affair includes live reggae, Latin fusion and Caribbean music along with mango-infused food and beverages, chef demonstrations and activities for the whole family. For more information, visit northwoodmangofest.com
Northwood Village Art Night Out
Last Friday of each month: June 30, July 28, August 25, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Northwood Road, West Palm Beach
Guests can experience the creative lifestyle in Northwood Village as they stroll down Northwood Road. See local art and craft vendors and live street-side performers while shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries. For more information: http://northwoodvillage.com/ or facebook.com/northwoodvillagefanpage
BBQ, Brews & Blues
Saturday, July 1, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Historic Northwest District, three blocks north of Clematis St. on Rosemary Ave.
Guests can enjoy free samples of delicious southern soul food and craft beers by local vendors (while supplies last) at this savory event. It’s the area’s best blues & R&B music in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere featuring Dave Scott and The Reckless Shots, and soulful blues powerhouse Cece Teneal. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach and free parking is available onsite. For more information: wpb.org/cra
4th on Flagler South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day celebration with two stages of LIVE entertainment, children's activities, giant games, military honor ceremony, and an 18-minute fireworks extravaganza over the Intracoastal Waterway. 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2017 West Palm Beach Waterfront.
Summer in Paradise Grand Finale at Clematis by Night
Thursday, August 31, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
West Palm Beach Waterfront
See the live auction of Aesop’s Tables to benefit 25 local charities, play giant versions of your favorite games and enjoy a free concert by a national recording artist (TBA) during the Summer in Paradise finale at Clematis by Night. For more information: http://wpb.org/events
For more information on any of these activities: 561-822-1515