May 2023

There are 21 blog entries for May 2023.

With the school year coming to an end, Palm Beach County is filled with fun, family friendly activities to do to stay busy this summer. Lion Country Safari is one of Palm Beach County’s Top Attractions and is one of the only drive-through and walk-through safari’s and amusement parks. 

Lion Country Safari is located in western Palm Beach County and is situated on more than 600 acres of land with over 1000 animals from six continents throughout the safari’s seven sections. Some notable animals roaming around include lions, giraffes, chimpanzees, zebras, white rhinos, and much more. The safari includes 4-miles of pathways throughout the safari to drive-through and see the animals. 

Lion Country Safari was founded in 1967 and notes that it was the

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Harbourside Place in Jupiter is home to premier shopping, dining, luxury hotel accommodations, entertainment, and much more. Harbourside Place is located along the Intracoastal waterway and has been a popular destination for residents and visitors since it opened. 

Head to Harbourside Place this Sunday morning for two special events.

Sunday Yoga on the Waterfront:

All levels of Yoga are invited to join Breathe, Salt, and Yoga every Sunday morning at 9:30 am head to the Amphitheater for free Yoga class. 

Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place:

Every Sunday morning at 10 am to 4 pm, stroll the streets along the Intracoastal for local homemade crafts, fresh produce, fresh flowers, artisan crafts, jewelry, and much more. Pets are welcomed

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Palm Beach Island is home to many famous mansions and landmarks. One of the most famous homes, The Flagler Museum is open for public tours to learn about the history of the island of Palm Beach and the Gilded Age.  

The Flagler Museum was once home to American Industrialist and Founder of Standard Oil, Henry M Flagler and his wife Mary. The elegant estate was commissioned by John Carrere and Thomas Hastings to build and design the estate. Carrere and Hastings were the famous architects for other big US Landmarks such as the New York Public Library and the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the Gilded Age. 

The elegant mansion features a large central courtyard, white marble columns, a red barrel roof, located directly on the Intracoastal,

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Northern Palm Beach County has two fantastic fresh green markets every weekend. These green markets are popular among the residents when searching for fresh produce, local homemade goods, pastries, homemade crafts, spices and seasonings, and much more. 

Green Markets happening this weekend in Northern Palm Beach County.


Waterfront Market at Harbourside Place: Every Sunday morning from 10 am to 4 pm shop along the intracoastal for local homemade artesian goods and fresh produce.  

Palm Beach Gardens:

The Gardens GreenMarket: Every Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm shop the Gardens GreenMarket at Palm Beach Gardens City Hall Municipal Building off of Military Trail. Shop local homemade artisan goods, fresh produce, fresh flowers, and more.

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The Juno Beach Fishing pier is a popular destination in northern Palm Beach County for locals and visitors. 

The fishing pier is a 990-foot-long T-shaped pier that offers great saltwater fishing. The Pier is home to a full-service Pier House that features a friendly Guest Service Team, bags of ice, snacks, drinks, various fishing gear, tackle, fishing poles available for rentals, and much more.

The Fishing Pier is managed by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The Pier is part of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center’s Responsible Pier Initiative which is the first of its kind. The program is designed as a tool to work directly with fishing piers and fishermen to promote a healthy Pier environment for sea turtles and

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center partners with local organizations to help keep our beautiful beaches clean.

The Self-Guided Beach Clean Up requires no reservations or pre-requirements. Simply just show up with gloves and a bucket and begin. The Beach Clean Up happens on the beach near the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

The Self-Guided Clean Up was added to their calendar every Saturday morning in 2020 due to its popularity. The weekly event asks for volunteers to help in doing our part to keep our beaches clean and to help protect our oceans and Marinelife. 

Beach Clean Up Details:

When: Saturday mornings

Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 am at your convenience

Cost: Free

Location: The beach located near or around the

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For the entire month of May, Palm Beach County is dedicated at celebrating culture and art in the county. MOSAIC is back this May with events, shows, art, and culture all month long. 

MOSAIC stands for Month of Shows, Art, Ideas, and Culture and it takes place at several locations around Palm Beach County. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy special discounts and deals at many local attractions. 

MOSAIC is put together every year by the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. The Council was formed in 1978 and has since evolved to be a strong local arts advocate. Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Cultural Capital and this month its all about more. 

The show is now celebrating its 6th year which means more daylight to explore, more

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The Town of Jupiter is hosting their annual Turtle Trot 5K Run tomorrow morning along the beach and A1A. Runners and walkers will be taking the starting line bright and early tomorrow morning for the 3.1-mile race. 

This year, the race will start at A1A and Marcinski Road and go north towards the Jupiter Inlet. The turnaround point will be at beach marker #45, just past Jupiter Key Condos. The race will finish back at Ocean Cay Park.

Road closures are expected to begin on race day at 6:45 am and roads are expected to be back open for vehicle traffic around 9 am.  A1A and Marcinski Road will be closed during the Turtle Trot for the walkers and runners. 

Registration is closed for the event, but visitors are welcomed to cheer on your friends and

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Today, Friday, May 5th is Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory of the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862.  The Mexican Army was led by General Ignacio Zaragoza, the victory was a morale boost for the Mexicans. 

Cinco de Mayo is typically celebrated by parades, celebrations, live music, food, battle reenactments, folkloric dancing, and is honored and celebration by millions around the world. 

Several restaurants in our area are celebrating Cinco de Mayo by hosting live music, delicious authentic foods, drink specials, and much more. 

Stop by one of Palm Beach County’s restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. 

Rancho Chico

Papichulos Tacos

Calaveras Cantina


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Every Wednesday, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts the reoccurring Lighthouse Sunset Tours for locals and visitors. 

The climb to the top of the Lighthouse includes 105 steps to enjoy the specular view of Jupiter and the ocean. The tour includes an inside look at the Lighthouse Watchroom and visitors will even get a chance to watch the light turn on and illuminate the sky. 

The iconic red Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse stands 108 feet tall and was built and designed by George Meade. The Lighthouse is still actively lit and acts to help boaters navigate the sea.  The Lighthouse grounds are open daily for special events and tours. 

The Lighthouse Sunset Tour lasts approximately an hour and costs $25 dollars per person, or $20 dollars per

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