Things to Do Now in Palm Beach: Events, Festivals, Concerts and More

Summer in Palm Beach heats up with sizzling events, festivals and concerts perfect for having fun in the sun.

Palm Beach heats up with a variety of events, from festivals and concerts to art exhibitions and special dining promotions. Check out all there is to do in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray and beyond.

June 1-Aug. 31

Summer in Paradise: Summer-long schedule of activities along the West Palm Beach waterfront that include Screen on the Green, a movie theater under the stars, Glow Fore It mini-golf, food festivals, tours and two rockin’ concert series: Clematis by Night and Sunday on the Waterfront. 

June 16-Aug. 30

Safari Nights: The Palm Beach Zoo comes alive every Friday night, from 4:30 pm to 9 pm, in June until August. Each night will feature a different family-friendly theme and will include entertainment for guests of all ages: including face painting and kids’ DJ in the Fountain Plaza, giveaways, crafts and more. 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL, 561.547.9453

Palm Beach Zoo Safari Nights

June 29-Aug. 13

French Connections: This summer exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art features works from the museum’s photography collection that date from the turn of the 20th century to the present, of Paris’ past to contemporary portraits that investigate the shifting make-up of French culture. 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, FL,561.832.5196 

Aug. 9

Divers Wreck Wednesdays: History comes alive when you dive deep into the depths of the USS Rankin—an Attack Cargo Ship that was sunk as an artificial reef during the summer of 1988. Twenty-nine years later, the reef offers divers a peek at the thriving ecosystem six miles east of the St. Lucie Inlet. $75 per diver. Jupiter Dive Center, 1001 North Highway A1A Alternate, Jupiter, FL, 561.745.7807

Aug. 11

Yoga Rocks Retreat with Eric Paskel: Join international celebrity yoga teacher, Eric Paskel, known for his rock ’n roll personality in the normally quiet world of yoga, for the coolest summer weekend retreat of your life; high-vibe fun, luxurious self-care and powerful awakenings. Tickets: $45-$455. Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, 100 South Beach Ocean Blvd., Manalapan

Aug. 12, 19, 26

Saturday Hello Fun Lunch: #OptOutside and join a Pedego Electric Bike ride to soak up the "great outdoors" at the Jupiter Inlet followed by lunch at Lighthouse Cove. Lunch not included in ticket price. Bike ride departs from Pedego Juno Beach no later than 10:15 am and stops for lunch approximately at 11:30 am. $25 Pedego electric bike rental. If you’re 16-18, you must be accompanied by a parent. 13896 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, 561.701.2100

Aug. 17-19

Andrew Dice Clay: One of America's most controversial and outrageous comics brings his no-holds-barred comedic talent to the Boca Black Box. Clay’s rise to fame was nothing less than meteoric; he became the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden and the only performer banned from MTV. He has a number of best-selling DVDs and CDs, and most recently appeared in a new Showtime series "Dice." 8221 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL, 561.483.9036

Andrew Dice Clay

Aug. 27

The Palm Beach Wedding Expo Summer Bridal Bash: Mix and mingle with South Florida's finest wedding vendors, sample gourmet food, wedding cake and drink samples, win amazing prizes and play bridal games. Tickets on Eventbrite. Indian Spring Country Club, 11501 El Clair Ranch Road, Boynton Beach

Aug. 28

Brewery Throwdown Series Pass: Throw down beers froom Due South along with food from chef Jeffrey Lemmerman from Cheffrey Eats in the fourth round of the series. Four beers have been pre-selected and paired with a secret four-course menu that only chef  Lemmerman knows. The audience picks the winner of the most successful pairing. 6 pm - 10 pm. 1141 South Rogers Circle, Boca Raton

Aug. 30

South Florida PBS Exclusive Preview of Ken Burns' The Vietnam War: Exclusive preview of the Ken Burn's documentary, "The Vietnam War." Free admission. Palm Beach State College,4200 South Congress Ave., Lake Worth 


Traditional Afternoon Tea: Enjoy a quintessential British experience with afternoon tea, dainty English sandwiches and hand-baked traditional British scones with lashings of clotted cream and lavish strawberry preserve, served daily between 1 pm and 5 pm at the Chesterfield Palm Beach. 363 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach, FL, 561.659.5800

Chesterfield Palm Beach afternoon tea