December 2018

There are 96 blog entries for December 2018.

 Every year at Christmas time The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, also called “Whitehall,” is decorated in traditional Gilded Age splendor. The focal point of the Christmas decorations is a 16-foot-tall Christmas Tree in the Grand Hall, adorned with colored electrical lights and traditional Gilded Age style ornaments.

Bring your family and experience holiday traditions like the Annual Tree Lighting where you can meet Santa Claus, enjoy refreshments, hear music on the historic organ and watch as Henry Flagler's descendants and relatives light the Grand Hall Christmas Tree. The annual Special Christmas Lecture features a presentation on holiday traditions. During Holiday Evening Tours, families tour Whitehall after hours by the glow of the original light

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It’s the holiday season and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than going to see the light displays. From popular neighborhoods all decorated to professional light displays, here are some of the best places to see the holiday lights in Palm Beach County. 


Neighborhoods:
Flamingo Park: Many homes in the historic Flamingo Park area in West Palm Beach decorate their homes and lawns with thousands of bright cheerful lights for the holiday. Residents in this neighborhood have been decorating for more than 25 years and compete against each other for the best displays. The neighborhood has become known as “Christmas Street”.

The Heights in Jupiter: Where dozens of homes decorate for the holiday season on multiple streets in this neighborhood off of

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Food trucks of all tastes and cuisine roll into Downtown Abacoa’s Town Center Drive on the second Friday of every month. Feel free to bring chairs, blankets, tables, etc. A DJ will also be performing at the Abacoa Amphitheater. Here are a few of the food trucks that will be there on Friday.

  • Downtown Abacoa

  • Friday, December 14, 2018

  • 5:30 PM  10:00 PM

E&J Texas BBQ

E&J Texas BBQ is a unique South Florida Food Truck specializing in from-scratch, Texas-Style BBQ with a variety of slow-smoked proteins. Whether you order their Short Rib Grilled Cheese, Pulled Pork Tacos, or our traditional Brisket Sandwich you will not be disappointed.

Top Fries

Four years ago Top Fries brought a new concept Food Truck to South

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CityPlace is South Florida’s premiere outdoor mall. It is designed like an Italian Plaza and blends perfectly a shopping, dining, and nightlife district along Rosemary Ave. that connects to Clematis Street, a few blocks north linking other areas of the downtown West Palm Beach district.

The CityPlace Mall in Palm Beach is quickly becoming the place to be when it comes to shopping, entertainment, and food. You can get every drop of shopping done that you need, watch a movie, bowl your best game at Kings Bowling, and finish out your evening at this amazing restaurant. Here's a guide to a few of our favorite things to do in the CityPlace Mall.

AMC Theater

When it comes to movie theaters in Palm Beach County, you have plenty of options available to

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Calling all concert goers! Live Nation, the largest entertainment protomer and concert venue operator has announced a new Lawn Pass ticket for the 2019 Season. Live Nation operates The Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fair Grounds in West Palm Beach.

The Amphitheatre is an open-air venue featuring some of the biggest events and musical stars. The venue seats about 20,000 people under the pavilion and in the lawn area.

In 2019, there are 32 plus Coral Sky concerts planned and you can have a ticket to everyone. Live Nation announced a 2019 Season Unlimited Lawn Pass, that went on sale on Tuesday, December 4th and will be available through Tuesday, December 18th, or while supplies last.

The Unlimited pass comes with a lawn ticket to every

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is releasing Gavin the sea turtle back into the ocean this week. 

The large sub-adult loggerhead turtle was found in the intracoastal near Dubois Park in Jupiter with a hook attached to his skin near his front right flipper. The initial tests showed that the turtle suffered from starvation and anemia. The Marinelife staff administered vitamins, fluids and antibiotics to the injured sea turtle and nursed Gavin backed to health. The turtle will be fitted for a satellite transmitter to follow his movements after his release back into the ocean, along with other turtles that were previously release.

The release will be this Thursday, December 13th starting at 10:30 am with pre-release procedures. The release

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There’s a lot going on in Wellington over the holidays this year. Here are a few events you might enjoy.

Family Fun Day

The Lakeside Family Fun Day is set to happen on Saturday, Dec. 15 on Lake Wellington, located behind the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). The event will feature a variety of free activities for the entire family to enjoy between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., including kayaking, paddle boarding, a bounce house, a rock wall, glitter tattoos, lawn games, fishing, Plaster Time Crafts and more. Try goat yoga between 9 a.m. and noon and take photos with Santa between 10 a.m. and noon. 

Holiday Boat Parade

At Wellington’s Holiday Boat Parade, you can watch as local residents and boating enthusiasts light

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The Sunset Tour offers an inside look at the inner workings of the Jupiter Lighthouse. It is a great place, and a perfect time of year, to take in the spectacular sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky.

The Jupiter Lighthouse, or “Jupiter Inlet Light,” is a beloved South Florida landmark located in Jupiter, on the north side of the Inlet. The site was chosen in 1853 (it was completed in 1860) because it sits between the Cape Canaveral and Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouses.

The Jupiter Lighthouse stands at 108 feet tall and was designed and built by George Meade. There’s a lot to do at the lighthouse and although the light is still actively used to help boaters navigate the waters of the Jupiter Inlet, it is also

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There will be a guided nature walk at Jonathan Dickinson State Park this Friday from 2 – 3:30pm. The tour will be suitable for anyone who is at least moderately physically fit and able to hike through the scrubby flatwoods and river floodplain for around 90-minutes. The walk may go through muddy or wet terrain.

  • $6 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.

  • $4 Single-occupant vehicle or motorcycle.

  • $2 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in the vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

About Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Located just south of Stuart, Jonathan Dickinson State Park teems with wildlife in 13 natural communities, including sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, mangroves, and

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There’s a lot to do in South Florida over the holidays, here are a few events that you’ll not want to miss.

Christmas With The Chimps

Lion Country Safari is a cageless zoo experience in West Palm Beach. On December 20 the zoo will showcase its annual "Christmas with the Chimps" event at 10:30 a.m. It’s the only time of year that guests are able to get out of their vehicles and observe the chimps as they receive special Christmas gifts from Santa Claus. Aside from the chimpanzees, Lion Country Safari will have all its usual exhibits open including zebras, rhinoceroses, giraffes, impalas, lions, and other African animals. After the drive-through excursion, patrons spend the afternoon enjoying the themed rides, feeding the giraffes, and touring the

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