Theater / Performing Arts
Ballet Florida: Ballet Florida is recognized on a national/international level for its superior performances in classical and contemporary dance.
Cruzan Amphitheatre: South Florida premier outdoor concert venue.
Harriet Himmel Gilman Theatre at Cityplace: The Harriet Himmel was once the First United Methodist Church and has been transformed as a threatre for the performing arts, receptions, exhibitions, fashion show, seminars, and community meetings.
Meyer Amphitheatre: This $3-million waterfront amphitheater overlooks Flagler Drive. Every year, crowds gather for SunFest – Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival in May and Fourth on Flagler – 4th of July celebration. Also, in the evenings performers entertain huge crowds at this free concert venue.
Palm Beach Dramaworks: A not-for-profit company the entertains audiences with theater productions. Located in the center of downtown West Palm Beach. The theater is a perfect place to enjoy plays and musicals.
Palm Beach Opera: Opera Performances held at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts from December – April.
Palm Beach Pops: Palm Beach Pops is one of the nation’s premier POPS orchestras.
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts: Stimulating the remarkable growth of the downtown area is the wide scope of cultural offerings. For years, downtown West Palm Beach has drawn visitors and newcomers to its culture-driven locale with the $55-plus-million state-of-the-art Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.
The Kravis Center is one of the premier performing arts center in the Southeast that made international news in 1992. The Kravis Cetner is a great place for families to spend an evening.
Flagler Museum: Learn about the beginning of Florida – Henry Flagler’s transformed the island into an exclusive resort, established tourism and agriculture. The Museum has been featured in many television programs and magazines as one of America’s great Gilded Age Estates.
The Norton Museum of Art: The Norton Museum of Art houses a world-renowned collection of European, American, Chinese, contemporary art and photography. It is the largest art museum in Florida.
South Florida Science Center & Aquarium: The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (former South Florida Science Museum) provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through science and technology. Located in West Palm Beach, the Science Center features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, freshwater and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions.
Historic West Palm Beach
1916 County Courthouse: Among the newest offerings is Palm Beach County’s first major history museum, the 1916 county courthouse which is now under-renovation. Nearly $19 million will be spent to fully restore and enhance this historic courthouse.
Historic Neighborhoods: Historic Neighborhoods have an unique characteristics which set them apart form other areas.