Grown-Up Fun: Things to do in The Palm Beaches
A list of fun things to do with adults in mind
Sunny days and tropical nights make The Palm Beaches a perfect place for adults to enjoy themselves. Here’s a listing of activities and hotspots to help grown-ups can have a great time.
Art After Dark at the Norton Museum of Art - West Palm Beach, FL
Resuming July 7, every Thursday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. as a non-traditional “bar,” at the Norton Museum of Art. Beginning July 5th, admission will be free to all through December 2018, during the expansion process of the museum.
Cycle Party – West Palm Beach, FL
Bring one or bring all on this mega-bike, as you and up to fourteen others peddle through Downtown West Palm Beach on this merry pub crawl. Hop on and explore the city with a driver, as he steers and riders pedal to the next drinking stop.
Food Truck Safari at the Palm Beach Zoo – West Palm Beach, FL
During this event, you get the chance to feed your inner animal as you surround yourself with some of South Florida’s best food trucks, all while enjoying the zoo. Listen to live music and enjoy Zoo Keeper Talks and up-close animal encounters with the zoo’s wildlife.
Now through April 24th, you can enjoy the sport of polo and a Sunday Brunch scene like no other. Dress to impress and get ready to strut your stuff as you stomp the divots.
Palm Beach Kennel Club – West Palm Beach, FL
This venue invites you to visit the poker room, and watch greyhound racing and simulcasts. Indoor and outdoor dining is also available.
Roar & Pour at the Palm Beach Zoo – West Palm Beach, FL
Start off with a great zoo experience, and stay for the after-party. A live band, a cash bar with frozen drinks and great food will be available.
The Bus Loop – West Palm Beach, FL & Delray Beach, FL
For just $20, enjoy select drinks, appetizers, trolley rides to participating venues, and a post-pizza party afterwards. All proceeds benefit a selected charity.
Visit Palm Beach – West Palm Beach, FL & Riviera Beach, FL
If you’re looking to take on a day on the water, Visit Palm Beach touts a long list of watersports and catamaran cruises. Among the excursions offered are jet skiing adventures, kayaking, snorkeling and more.
West Palm Beach Bar Crawl – West Palm Beach, FL
A bar crawl of Downtown West Palm Beach, featuring eight stops and one complimentary drink at each location. Available on select dates.
LIVE PERFORMANCES/MUSIC VENUES
Arts Garage - Delray Beach, FL
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From emerging local stars to Grammy award-winning artists, Arts Garage offers live jazz, blues, Latin, classical, soul, world music, urban and hip hop. In this intimate setting with strong acoustics, guests can enjoy music and theatre, as well as gallery space or even music lessons.
BamBoo Room – Lake Worth, FL
This intimate venue strives to bring the best in live local, regional and national bands to the arts district of Lake Worth. Housed in a historic building, this venue offers everything from authentic blues to dance music, classic rock to jazz, and indie rock to country. Their eclectic bar offers a fantastic drink menu consisting of micro brews, mixology cocktails and a diverse selection of fine wines.
Brewhouse Gallery – Lake Park, FL
As a craft beer oasis, community art gallery and live music venue, Brewhouse offers visitors a creative space to enjoy, share thoughts and find inspiration. The warm and inviting venue also offers a full wine list, gourmet hotdogs and 45 beers on tap from local breweries. Poetry readings, and painting classes are also available.
Funky Biscuit – Boca Raton, FL
Owned and operated by a musician, the Funky Biscuit is renowned for featuring national, regional and local entertainment. Providing an intimate atmosphere, a Southern-style menu and quality music, this venue is a musician’s “home away from home” and the music aficionado’s ultimate listening room. With late night hours, it is open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and some Sundays.
With poetry, comedy shows, art exhibits, live music performances, and drum circles, Harold’s provides an artistic environment for artists and art supporters throughout the year. Also, described as the “Home of the original ice crew,” Harold’s serves Kyoto-style ice brew coffee, fresh-squeezed juices and organic pastries.
Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts – West Palm Beach, FL
Known as one of the premier performing arts centers in the Southeast, with a growing national and international reputation. True to the spirit in which it was created, the Center is expanding programming by initiating projects on local, national and international levels. The Kravis features the highest number of national and international orchestra performances in the state of Florida. The venue recently made world history by becoming the first performing arts center in the world to feature a technologically-advanced digital organ.
Lake Worth Playhouse – Lake Worth, FL
Nestled in the heart of downtown Lake Worth, the Lake Worth Playhouse presents year-round programming, including award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, Broadway favorites, children’s shows, international ballets and operas in cinema, live concert series and alternative programming. In addition to its main stage theatrical fare, the Playhouse presents daily independent and foreign films in the Stonzek Theatre, an intimate black-box style theatre equipped with a large viewing screen and high-definition projection.
Maltz Jupiter Theatre – Jupiter, FL
The largest regional theatre in the state of Florida, this 617-seat community-based theatre presents a wide variety of top quality theatrical productions, concerts and other special events. Burlesque shows are dueling piano shows are also available on select nights.
Mizner Amphitheatre – Boca Raton, FL
Nestled in the heart of Boca Raton’s Mizner Park, a shopping and dining entertainment district, this amphitheater attracts many big names, such as Matisyahu, Adam Lambert and Third Eye Blind.
Palm Beach Dramaworks – West Palm Beach, FL
A professional non-profit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Performances take place at The Don & Ann Brown Theater located on Clematis Street in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach.
Propaganda – Lake Worth, FL
Located in the heart of Downtown Lake Worth, this venue offers music and full bar with nightly drink specials. They also host several signature events, such as their Summer Daze Concert Series and Artoberfest.
Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
From country music and classical music to pop performances, this amphitheater brings some of the biggest artists to Southeast Florida, fitting up to 19,000 music fans per show.
Wick Theatre & Costume Museum – Boca Raton, FL
This museum presents spectacular musicals throughout the year, ranging from timeless classics to lesser-known shows. The theater boasts an astounding exhibit of the finest costumes ever brought to the Broadway stage by the most honored and respected designers in the history of the American Musical Theatre. This incredible venue houses a collection of original costumes from more than 35 Broadway productions and revivals.
There’s a wide range of great entertainment aimed at adults in The Palm Beaches. There’s something for every taste and style. Come to The Palm Beaches and find your perfect getaway.