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What to Do This April in The Palm Beaches

Events Roundup: What to Do This April in The Palm Beaches

Live music, polo tournaments, festivals, fairs, and much more. Here is our events roundup for April 2024.

Jupiter Beer Wine and Spirits Fest, Jupiter

When: April 4

Enjoy your favorite beer, wine, and spirit samples together with live entertainment, food, and games at the Abacoa Town Center Amphitheater. All attendees must be +21. Buy your admission ticket here and remember to bring your ID.

Location: Abacoa Town Center Amphitheatre, 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter, 33458.  

Boca Bacchanal, Boca Raton

When: April 4-7
Boca Bacchanal is a grand celebration of fabulous food and wonderful wine, paired and presented by acclaimed chefs throughout Boca Raton. More than that, it’s a peek into some of Boca’s finest private homes and venues, plus an opportunity to bid on more than 100 silent auction items for a good cause. Sip, savor and bid at Boca Bacchanal!
Location: Downtown Boca Raton, Boca Raton, FL 33429.

International Gay Polo Tournament, Wellington

When: April 4-6

Held at the Patagones Polo Club in Wellington, North America’s only high goal polo venue, the International Gay Polo Tournament draws top GPL players and avid spectators from around the globe for a weekend of grand horseplay. Mixing one part serious competition and one part lighthearted party, this event is all about sharing a love for adventure, fun and the challenging sport of polo. Created to generate awareness and to move the needle forward for LGBTQ athletes, the event works to ensure athletes not only have the same opportunities, but also a safe place to learn, grow and excel in their sport.

Location: Patagones Polo Club, 4659 120th Avenue South, Wellington, FL 33449.

Events Roundup: What to Do This April in The Palm Beaches

Blooming in the Garden, Jupiter

When: Apr 6, 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join the River Center for their Bloomin’ in the Garden Orogram, designed for children ages 3-6. This month’s theme is Lucky Ladybugs! The program will start at 10:00 am with story time and a nature-themed craft. Then, participants will move to the garden for exploration and hands-on fun. When it’s time to go home, children will receive seed to take home to start their own garden! So don’t miss this exciting chance for you and your little ones to enjoy nature together!

This activity is outside, so dress comfortably and be ready to possibly get a little messy.

All equipment will be provided and this program is free of charge. Donations are always welcome.

Please RSVP to attend!

Location: 805 N US 1, Jupiter, FL 33477

Yoga in the Wild, Jupiter

Apr 6, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Center your mind and body with Liz from Soulful Elephant at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. She aims to improve people’s quality of life through movement and mindfulness. Transform your body, mind, and soul, surrounded by the sounds of nature in our beautiful amphitheater before open hours.

Registration is $20 per person so sign up in advance. All proceeds benefit Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.

Bring your own mat and water bottle. Comfy clothing to be able to move with ease.

Get your tickets here.

Location: 17855 Rocky Pines Road, Jupiter, FL 33478

14th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival, West Palm Beach

When: April 6-7, 10 am – 5 pm

The 14th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival is a free, outdoor event that takes place on April 6 and 7 at The Square, West Palm Beach. For the occasion, The Square will feature local and national artists’ tents filled with all mediums of fine art including life-size sculptures, paintings, jewels, photography, ceramics and more. The art festival is family-friendly and pets on leashes are welcomed.

Location: The Square, 700 S Rosemary Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

The 13th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival

Swank Farm Dinner, Loxahatchee

When: April 7 & 21

Swank Specialty Produce’s Swank Table Series features enchanting al fresco dinners set on the farm. Showcasing the finest of Florida’s farmers, ranchers, artisanal producers, micro-brewers, distillers, and winemakers, top-tier chefs come together to curate a decedent multicourse dinner, highlighting the very best ingredients. Every Swank Table event contributes to a local charity, imbuing each dining experience with a more profound sense of purpose.

April dinners:

  • April 7: 13th Annual Vetu De Blanc (white Party)
  • April 21: Cooking with CBD, A Cannabis Dinner

Location: 14311 North Rd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470.

chef preparing dishes at swank table dinner

Sunset Nature Hike: Juno Dunes, Juno Beach

Apr 9, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Come explore with us!

Tie up your hiking boots and join the River Center for our Sunset Nature Walk through Juno Dunes Natural Area. Walk along the guided paths and immerse yourself in this local natural area. Explore a path inside this natural area with uneven terrain.

Interested participants should wear closed-toed shoes, long pants (recommended), a walking stick, comfortable clothing, and bring plenty of water. Bug spray is highly recommended.

Make sure to RSVP to this event! Space is limited.

Location: 14501 N US 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408.

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HAMILTON at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach

When: April 10-21

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education. With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by AlexLacamoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography. It has won Tony, Grammy and Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an unprecedented special citation from the Kennedy Center Honors.

Location: 701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Screen on the Green, West Palm Beach

When: April 12, 6:30 – 9 pm. 

Screen on the Green transforms the West Palm Beach Waterfront into a theater under the stars. Join a family-friendly movie night featuring both classic films and newer flicks from the spectacular vantage of the waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach.

April film Feature: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (PG / 2023).

Location: Waterfront, The Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Delray Affair, Delray Beach

When: April 12-14

Get ready to immerse yourself in an exhilarating artistic extravaganza like no other as the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 62nd edition of the Delray Affair in 2024! Get ready to witness the “Greatest Show under the Sun,” a spectacle that has earned its reputation as the premier arts and craft festival in the Southeast United States. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring event that will ignite your imagination and leave you breathless.

Location: Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

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BAM Fest, West Palm Beach

When: April 13

BAM Festival is FREE Books, Art, & Music festival with 40+ of the nations award-winning and bestselling authors & illustrators. Take part in panels, activities, and general fun. Sign up here.

Location: Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.  

Origami Paper Folding Class with Reiko Nishioka, West Palm Beach

When: April 13

  • For families: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • For adults: 12:30 pm – 3 pm

Learn how to fold a square of paper and create a piece similar or identical to the large Origami now at Mounts Botanical Garden.  This class focuses on Origami Birds. All students will learn how to fold up to eight different figures to take home. The instructor will give step-by-step instructions from simple to intermediate folds. All materials will be provided – just bring your enthusiasm!

Register here for the family-friendly class.

Register here for the adults-only class.

Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415.

Origami

Black Gold Jubilee, Belle Glade

When: April 13, 2024

Belle Glade’s annual Black Gold Jubilee is a much-anticipated festival born from the 1976 Bi-Centennial celebration which was sponsored by the City of Belle Glade in commemoration of our great nations’ 200th birthday.

The Black Gold Jubilee is celebrating its 46th anniversary in 2024! The Jubilee includes several events such as a volleyball tournament, the Harvest Queen Pageant a parade, a car show and more. On the morning of the Jubilee, the festivities begin with a 5K Walk/Run and a 10K Run through some of the most beautiful views of Belle Glade. The course begins at the Drawbridge Restaurant, winds through the golf course, and up the Herbert Hoover Dike for a one of a kind running experience.

Location: 540 South Main Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430.

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Evening on Antique Row, West Palm Beach

When: April 13

The most fashionable street party in South Florida returns! On April 13, 2024 from 6 pm to 10 pm, Antique Row comes alive with music and special entertainment, gourmet food and cocktails, an antiques appraisal tent, shopping, and much more. South Dixie Highway will be closed to vehicles from Monroe Drive to Southern Boulevard, allowing visitors to explore unique shops that will stay open late to tempt attendees with 17th- to 20th-century antiques, decorative arts, fine art, and design services. This annual event is a signature fundraiser for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, so your participation helps keep South Florida’s history alive.

Location: South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, West Palm Beach

When: April 18-20

Cruising into The Palm Beaches, the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction is one of the world’s finest collector car events – and an adrenaline-pumping time for all. West Palm Beach is one of just four stops on this exclusive roadshow, and each auction is broadcast internationally to an audience of millions. Multiple auctions will take place throughout the long weekend, so you’ll have several chances to snag the car of your dreams. Beyond the auction block, car lovers can learn more about their passion at educational symposiums, rub shoulders with celebrity guests, peruse products from top industry brands and even buckle in for a thrill ride in the latest whips from a range of automaker.

Location: Expo Center, South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

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Sunday on the Waterfront, West Palm Beach

When: April 21, 4 – 7 pm. 

Sunday on the Waterfront is a free family friendly concert series that takes place on the third Sunday of each month on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. It’s a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in South Florida!

April artist feature: Sir Jac (Prince Tribute): On the 8th anniversary of the passing of one of pop’s most legendary and celebrated performers, the public is invited to a tribute show.

Location: Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Plant-a-Palooza Spring Plant Sale 2024, West Palm Beach

When: April 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mounts Botanical Garden’s Spring Plant Sale features the highest quality of well-known plant growers and experts from across the State of Florida. Visitors have the opportunity to fully engage in the world of plants and learn new gardening techniques, discover what’s trending in floral design, and enjoy Mounts Botanical’s tranquil tropical oasis all at the same time.

  • 70+ sought-after top growers and vendors.
  • Shop a wide variety of rare, exotic, and hard-to-find orchids, plants, trees, herbs, ornamentals, succulents, cactus, bonsai, butterfly/native plants, shrubs, and fruit trees, as well as garden accessories, baskets, fine crafts, and more.
  • Learn about South Florida’s plant culture by speaking directly with growers.
  • Fun and informative presentations by speakers and authors who are experts in their respective fields.
  • Plus additional horticultural ‘must-haves’ and unique treasures from your home and garden are also available in the Garden’s Nursery and Vintage Garden Thrift Shop.
  • Food and dessert trucks at the Garden throughout both days.

Get tickets.

Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415.

Dance. All. Day. Fest, West Palm Beach

When: April 27, 10 am – 3 pm

Dance. All. Day. Fest is a community festival with Natural Movers Foundation that encourages movement, creativity, and fun for all ages. The free event includes community dance classes led by local teaching artists, pop-up performances by some of South Florida’s most talented artists and companies, interactive arts activities, delicious local fare from The Square restaurants, and more.

Free to the public. RSVP recommended.

Location: The Square, 700 South Rosemary Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Sweet Corn Fiesta, West Palm Beach

When: April 28
Sunshine yellow, hot and buttery. What’s not to like about freshly harvested sweet corn grown locally in the famous black soil of The Glades Region here in The Palm Beaches. Combine this delectable eat with the all-day events of a harvest celebration and you have a family-friendly treat like no other. More details.

Location: Yesteryear Village, South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

Clematis By Night, West Palm Beach

When: Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm.

Upcoming artists:

  • April 4: Joey Calderaio (American Reggae)
  • April 11: Special Clematis by Night Celebrates SunFest featuring Gator Bressmer (Country)
  • April 18: Spider Cherry (Soul, Funk & Rock)
  • April 25: The Goodnicks (Top 40)

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

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Art After Dark, West Palm Beach

When: Fridays.
Each Friday night from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach organizes Art After Dark—a fun mix of art and entertainment featuring a docent-led tour, an open studio, live music, and more! Join the Norton’s docents as they discuss artworks in the Norton’s collection. Then, create your own masterpiece with a teaching artist in a drop-in style art-making workshop, inspired by the Norton’s collection or special exhibitions.

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

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Loggerhead Beach Cleanup, Juno Beach

When: Saturdays, 8:30 am – 11:30 am.

Spend a Saturday morning on the beach as you help Loggerhead Marinelife Center cleaning our beautiful environment. Registration is required and we will provide all of the necessary materials for your cleanup.

Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 US Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408.

West Palm Beach Green Market, West Palm Beach

When: Saturdays through April 20, 9 am – 1 pm

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket takes place in downtown West Palm Beach every Saturday through April 20, 2024. Vendors sell various products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, coffees and teas, flowers and plants, homemade specialty items, desserts, treats and so much more. Don’t miss out as this is the last month of the 2024 GreenMarket season!

Key Upcoming GreenMarket dates:

  • Weekly Workshops: Check out wpb.org/events for more info on the GreenMarket’s weekly workshops, designed to teach attendees market-related skills in a fun and social setting.
    • 2/17 – Caring For Your Orchids2/24 – Globally Inspired Gourmet Salads 
    • 4/20 – Butterfly Gardening with WPB Sustainability
  • April 6: GreenMarket Master Chef Showcase FINAL: Come out and watch the last chefs standing compete to be the winner of the first-ever Master Chef Showcase. 

Location: Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Events Roundup: What to Do This April in The Palm Beaches

Delray Beach GreenMarket, Delray Beach

When: Saturdays.
The GreenMarket is a Saturday morning destination as an open-air marketplace located at Old School Square front grounds, on E. Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 50+ vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk, and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten-free, vegan and sugar-free products, fresh cut flowers, plants, and other unique gourmet fares along with live musical entertainment each week.
Hours: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Location: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

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