Local Events To Enjoy in December

December 1, 2020

Tis’ the season for festive happenings!

Here’s a few favorites that you can still enjoy safely!


West Palm Beach GreenMarket – Promoting “Lettuce Shop Safely,” the City of West Palm Beach presents a weekly GreenMarket every Saturday from 9 AM-1 PM on the city’s waterfront space! With over 90 local vendors, the Market provides access to locally grown fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, plants, and agricultural products. All attendees of the GreenMarket are required to wear a face mask and practice social distance guidelines. For more information:  www.wpb.org/events


Do at the Zoo – Palm Beach Zoo’s annual al fresco culinary evening under the stars, Do at the Zoo, is planned for Friday, December 4 at 6:30pm. Spend the evening strolling the lush tropical Palm Beach Zoo surrounded by rare and exotic wildlife. Enjoy animal encounters, holiday lights, classic cocktails and delightful bites from local, top-rated restaurants while supporting conservation and YOUR Zoo! For more information:  https://www.palmbeachzoo.org/


Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade – The Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade is the perfect opportunity to kick off the holiday season “Florida-style.” Dozens of spectacularly decorated vessels will light up the Intracoastal Waterway parade route on Saturday, December 5 from North Palm Beach to Jupiter and is led by a moving fireworks display illuminating the night sky! More than 100,000 residents and guests view the parade from their waterfront homes, restaurants, and numerous parks and public viewing areas along parade route. For more info: www.marinepbc.org/boat-parade


Santa Celebrations in Palm Beach Gardens – Christmas celebrations are a bit different this year, but Palm Beach Gardens is making it work for local families to experience Santa safely! Kids of all ages can visit Santa in the Grand Court of the Gardens Mall every day through Christmas Eve to share their holiday wishes and get a socially distanced photo with the man in red. Reservations are highly recommended and Santa will be seating 10’ behind photo guests. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be greeting families in their car on Sunday, December 6 at the Legacy Place Shops and will be passing out a holiday snack of milk and cookies for everyone! Admission is $10 per car and reservations can be made online.


Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival – The recently transformed CityPlace – now known as Rosemary Square – is the perfect place for the 10th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival. During the weekend of December 5-6, Rosemary Square will feature artists’ tents, arranged gallery-style and filled with all mediums of fine art at this free, outdoor event. You can stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more from the local and national artists.  For more info:  http://www.artfestival.com/festivals/downtown-west-palm-beach-art-festival