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For those in search of holiday fun, there are plenty of festive things to do in the Palm Beaches. Here are a few local events that you and your family are sure to enjoy:

Santa's Enchanted Forest

Located in the heart of Miami, Santa's Enchanted Forest is one of the most popular recuring holiday events in the state. Every year, Tropical Park is turned into a Winter Wonderland where the bright lights of the holiday season meet a carnival-like atmosphere for the ultimate holiday theme park. Santa's Enchanted Forest offers more than 100 attractions, rides, games, shows and all your favorite fair food. Santa's Enchanted Forest is currently open and runs through January 5th.

Sandi Land

For those that want to enjoy the feel and look of the holiday

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 A Winter Solstice Celebration plants the seeds for a further insightful, humbler, and organic holiday season. Winter solstice, in this part of the world, which takes place in late December, can be a thoughtful way to adapt to the beauty of the season and all its magic. Dream Angels, 128 Bridge Road, in Tequesta, is planning an evening to appreciate the winter solstice. Make plans to attend the evening December 19, 2019 between 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. The evening will be part educational, part ceremony and part holiday party. You are invited to bring your tarot deck, bring a holiday snack to share, and get ready to celebrate the season with readings, meditation and inspiration. 

The winter solstice is the longest night of the year.  In the Northern

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One of Palm Beach County's best qualities is its beautiful natural ecosystems. Locals and seasonal residents alike cherish the wildlife and natural beauty of SOFLO, especially during the Fall.

Here are some of the top places to visit if you love nature and want to preserve Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife! 

Arthur R. Marshal

Located just north of the Everglades in Boynton Beach, Florida is the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a dedicated organization that is devoted to preserving the wildlife of the Florida Everglades. 

What makes the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge so special is that not only do they serve a great cause but it is a fun place to learn, visit and give back to

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Palm Beach County has lots of awesome outdoor recreation activities to fit everyone’s interests. Here are 5 fun things for thrill seekers to do in Palm Beach County this Winter.

Skydive

 Freefall over West Palm Beach with the Sky Dive Palm Beach crew. You’ll leave out of the Glades Airport in Pahokee and tandem skydive with a professional. Push your limits, face your fears and accomplish the jump! View more info here.

Climb the Lighthouse

The breeze-filled spiral staircase leading up to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse is a workout. Once you climb the 105 steps to the top, you can look through the Fresnel lens for an incredible view of the bright blue Jupiter Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean. For more info click here.

Dive the

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Christmas is a great time of year. Family, food, and presents, what more can you ask for? For those of you who need some help feeling festive, here are ten fun facts that you may not know about Christmas.

Jingle Bells

The holiday classic "Jingle Bells" was originally written for Thanksgiving, not Christmas. The song was written in 1857 by James Lord Pierpont and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh”. It was supposed to be played in the composer’s Sunday school class during Thanksgiving as a way to commemorate the famed Medford sleigh races. “Jingle Bells” was also the first song to be broadcast from space.

Why Santa Claus Can Fly

The image of Santa Claus flying his sleigh began in 1819 and was created by Washington Irving, the same

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The Winter Craft Beer Garden in Delray Beach is a one-night beer event that will feature local craft seasonal favorites, a full bar, games, rafflesand a LIVE Holiday DJ - right by the foot of the 100FT Christmas tree!

$5 Drink tickets
$15 Branded Beer Stein with complimentary first pour.

Where: Old School Square 51 N. Swinton Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444

When: Sat Dec 22, 2018, at 05:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Click here for more information.

Craft Beer In The Palm Beaches

The craft beer industry has exploded in South Florida over the past decade. The Palm Beaches are peppered with popular microbreweries, many of which also function as bars, and there are still more to come. 

The craft beer Industry is a welcome addition to South Florida’s

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Featuring more than 125,000 LED lights, captivating holiday displays, a giant Christmas tree, factory tours, chocolate-making classes, and photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Winter Wonderland will be open nightly, November 17 through December 30 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and is FREE to the public. (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day)

The festival will include:

  • Colorful holiday lights and festive ornaments adorning the trees throughout the garden and a magnificent 12-foot Christmas tree.

  • Special Menorah Lighting Ceremony on December 4th

  • Enchanting, animated holiday displays will include a beautifully lit gazebo, cascading fountains, an Arctic zone with lighted polar bears and penguins, a Nativity

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Winter Wonderland at the Riviera Beach Marina Village will feature a unique tree lighting ceremony at 7 p.m., fire truck parade, snow machine, free pictures with Summer Santa Claus, holiday caroling, a photo competition, holiday shopping at the Tiki Market, hot cocoa, free gift wrapping, giveaways, train rides, a special mailbox that sends letters to Santa, gifts for the kids and more!

Where: Riviera Beach Marina Village Event Center. 190 East 13th Street, Riviera Beach, FL 33404.

When: Fri, December 4, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST.

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There’s a lot to do in South Florida during the Winter. Here are a few fun things to do during the Winter.

Palm Beach Symphony

Palm Beach Symphony kicks off its 45th season with Symphonic Tales at the Kravis Center, a spectacular selection of lively suites spanning the Romantic Age to the early 20th century. Conducted by the Symphony’s Artistic and Music Director and world-renowned maestro Ramón Tebar, this concert features works by Strauss, Kodaly, Ginastera, Wolf-Ferrari, Borodin and Tschaikovsky, with a special guest performance by The Master Chorale of South Florida performing the Polovetsian Dances from Borodin’s Prince Igor.

Hoffman's Chocolates Winter Wonderland

Hoffman's holiday displays include a lighted gazebo, cascading fountain, an

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We in South Florida are forecast to have a cold front pass through early Tuesday. Ahead of the front near record warmth is possible on Monday with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

As the front passes it will bring with it lots of clouds and spotty showers Monday Night into Tuesday. Northwest winds will begin to filter the cooler air in on Tuesday with highs in the middle 70s.

Wednesday Morning is likely the coolest with lows in the mid to upper 40s to the North and West of West Palm Beach. So, if you live in South Florida break out a light jacket and get ready for some beautiful weather!

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