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

Women’s History Month Panels, Boat Shows, Food and Art Festival, and more. Here is our events roundup for March 2023.

Spring is heating up! Meet authors, celebrate Palm Beach Pride, and roam around mega yachts at the Palm Beach International Boat Show. There’s more than ever to see and do this March in The Palm Beaches.  

MLB Spring Training, West Palm Beach & Jupiter

When: February 25 – March 26. The Palm Beaches are the Spring Training location for the Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, and Miami Marlins. From superstars to rookies to guys just trying to make the team, Spring Training is a fan-friendly atmosphere everyone should experience at least once. Locations:

St. Louis players taking the field


Historical Trolley Tours, Jupiter

When: March 1 & 4, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm Join the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum’s Historian for a guided tour aboard a trolley from Molly’s Trolleys! Learn the rich history of the Jupiter area, from the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse’s own history to favorite spots of Burt Reynolds to significant Black and African American historical sites key to our local history. Admission aboard the Trolley Tour also includes admission to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Cost: $30. Register online.   Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.  

Sea Turtle Nesting Season, The Palm Beaches

When: from March 1. Sea turtles nesting season starts on March 1! Perhaps the area’s original tourists, Green, Leatherback, and Loggerhead Sea Turtles have been attracted for centuries to the pristine beaches that stretch between Jupiter and Boca Raton to lay their eggs. The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center are great facilities where you can familiarize with our beloved residents. Before you go, see how you can protect sea turtles this nesting season.

Sea turtle hatchling
Courtesy of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

A Unique History of Inclusion in Palm Beach County (Part 1), West Palm Beach

When: March 1, 5:30 pm. A Unique History of Inclusion tells the story of the origins of Palm Beach County with its historic firsts and challenges faced from the combining of diverse populations—history that reaches back to the start of the Americas. This compelling analysis is shared through the perspectives of descendants of early Palm Beach County settlers and residents. Reserve a spot.   Location: Norton Museum of Art, Stiller Family Foundation Auditorium, 1450 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.


#LoveDelray Fashion Experience 2023, Delray Beach

When: March 2-3. The #LoveDelray Fashion Experience 2023 presented by Old School Square and powered by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority is March 2 and 3, benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. Featured events:

Get tickets.   Location: Cornell Art Museum and the Pavilion at Old School Square, 51 North Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444.

Model at LoveDelray Fashion Experience
Courtesy of Glavidia Alexis


The Great Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium, Jupiter

When: March 2-12. Mr. B.S. Swindler AKA Mr. Swindle hosts his captivating 90-minute extravaganza delighting his audience with an unparalleled exhibition of classic vintage amusement, live acrobats, and comedy. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the dawn of entertainment! Get tickets.   Location: Carlin Park, 400 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL 33477.


Festival of The Arts Boca, Boca Raton

When: March 3-12. Festival of the Arts BOCA is an extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event that features several of the world’s most sought-after classical and contemporary performers, as well as award-winning authors and speakers, cirque performances, story slams, and film screenings.   Location: Mizner Park Amphitheater & Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Violinist Itzak Perlman


Food Truck Friday at Patch Reef Park, Boca Raton

When: March 3, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Bring your friends and come hungry! Enjoy the outdoors, live music, and yummy dishes at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton.

Location: Patch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431.


Natural Areas Festival, West Palm Beach

When: March 4. Winding Waters Natural Area is having an exciting, free, outdoor event on March 4. There will be exhibitors, guided hikes, kayak tours, wildlife presentations, a kid’s zone, food trucks and more! Click here to register for the activities.   Location: Winding Waters Natural Area, 6161 Haverhill Rd N, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.    

Muscle on The Beach, Delray Beach

Dates: March 4, 10 am – 3 pm. Florida’s Premier Muscle Car Show will showcase 75 select examples of American Muscle cars, trucks and hot rods of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s displayed, judged and eligible for big prize money. The event is hosted by international TV star Mike Brewer, star of Discovery Channel’s hit show Wheelers Deelers. Fundraiser for Sandoway Discovery Center.   Location: Old School Square, Delray Beach, FL 33444.


Lighthouse ArtCenter’s 10th Annual Plein Air Festival, The Palm Beaches

When: March 5-11. Lighthouse ArtCenter’s (LAC) 10th Annual Plein Air Festival brings together thirty-five award-winning artists to compete for over $15,000 in cash and prizes through the practice of painting “en plein air” or “in the open air.” The festival includes free events and artist demonstrations, workshops, and plenty of freshly painted artwork. Schedule of events:

More info here.   Location: Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery, 373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, FL 33469.


Swank Table Family-Style Dinner, Loxahatchee

When: March 5, 12, 19. This March, Swank Table will host three al fresco dinners in their own fields of green, with local and nationally known chefs who will create meals right before your eyes. Calling on the best of our state’s farmers, ranchers, artisanal producers, micro-brewers, distillers and organic winemakers, the chefs will produce multi-course dinners of the highest quality. And, each event will give back to the community by donating a portion of the proceeds to local charities. March dates:

Cost: $175.00 per person. Get tickets.

Location: Swank Farm, 14311 North Road, Loxahatchee, FL 33470.

Swank Farm dinner


Screen on the Green, West Palm Beach

When: March 10, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Outdoor movie watching has never been more inviting than on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Enjoy FREE family-friendly activities and movies in an open-air theater the second Friday of every month. Foodservice and concessions will be available on-site.  Film Feature: The Bad Guys (PG).   Location: Waterfront – The Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401  

Screen on The Green
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach


Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival, Delray Beach

When: March 11, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! You’re invited to show off your green starting early and continue with fun-filled excitement on Atlantic Avenue all day long. Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Festival will be a day of shenanigans that you can’t miss!   Location: Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave Delray Beach, FL 33444.

St patrick day parade


Lighthouse Explorer’s Club, Jupiter

When: March 11, 10:00 am-11:30 pm or 11:30 am-1:00 pm The Lighthouse Explorer’s Club allows explorers of all ages to discover a unique hands-on activity along with learning a piece of fascinating history. You’ll explore family-focused themes; from learning how families in the Seminole Tribe first lived in Florida to exploring the life of Charlie Pierce, son of an Assistant Lighthouse Keeper. Cost: 

Register online.   Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.


Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center presents “The Sounds of Soul,” Belle Glade

When: March 16, 7 pm. Get ready to relive the hits of Motown and beyond, as this exciting, high-energy group unleashes superior vocals and slick dance moves powered by pure soul at the Dolly Hand CAC on Thursday, March 16 at 7 pm! The Sounds of Soul is composed of six seasoned performers who have excelled as outstanding singers, dancers, and songwriters. Get ready to soak in the hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, The Supremes, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, Barry White, and more. Tickets:

Get tickets.   Location: Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 SW College Dr, Belle Glade, FL 33430.

Sound of Soul group members


Kravis Center’s 17th Annual African American Film Festival, West Palm Beach

When: March 16, 6:30 pm. The Kravis Center’s 17th Annual African American Film Festival presents an award-winning selection of monthly films and featured panelists. “13th” (2016), the third film of the three award-winning movies, will be presented on March 16 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Directed by Ava Duvernay, this powerful documentary explores the history of racial inequality in the U.S. and the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African Americans. Featuring interviews with activists and politicians including Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker and Dolores Canales, 13TH exposes systematic racial inequality at its core. Tickets are $12 per show and can be purchased online through the Kravis Center’s website or by phone at 561.832.7469 or 800.572.8471.   Location: Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Movie 13th
Courtesy of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts


West Boca Family Festival, Boca Raton

Dates: March 17-19. The West Boca Family Festival aka BFF is coming this March 17 to the 19 to Boca Raton and will be filled with fun activities for kids, food trucks, live music, entertainment, fitness classes and more! Expected to attract over 6,000 plus families per day, the festival’s purpose is to bring families together for a weekend filled with stimulating activities, workshops, arts & crafts, education, and health. The festival is also a way to support local businesses that contribute to the community. Dates & Hours:

Tickets: you can choose between 3-day entry pass or one-day entry ticket. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information, visit and follow @bocafamfest on Instagram.

West Boca Fam Fest


Turtlefest, Juno Beach

When: March 18, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Focused on promoting conservation, TurtleFest is a fun-filled day of close-up encounters with endangered and local species of native loggerheads, green and leatherback turtles. Listen to great music, see captivating art, and discover a place where it’s cool to be green.   Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach, FL 33408.

The crowd enoying Turtlefest

Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids, Jupiter              

Lighthouse Sunrise Tour, Jupiter

Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.  

Sunday on The Waterfront, West Palm Beach

Band performing at Sunday on the Waterfront
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach


Historian at The Pavilion – Women In Jupiter History, Jupiter

When: March 22, 11:00 am. Visit the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and enjoy a free history talk with your general admission ticket. Discover amazing facets of Jupiter’s past with Historian Josh Liller. Cost:

Women History Month: A Portrait of Leadership Panel, West Palm Beach

Location: Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, 300 N. Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

A portrait of Leadership Panel: Women's History Month flyer
Courtesy of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County


Palm Beach International Boat Show, West Palm Beach

When: March 23-26. Ship ahoy, mates! Find all things nautical, from mega yachts to maritime swag, at one of America’s premier yachting events. Showcasing more than a billion dollars’ worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading manufacturers, this waterfront event is “shore” to impress! Hours:

International Boat Show Palm Beach


Falstaff at The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach

  Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.


Palm Beach Pride, Lake Worth Beach

When: March 25-26, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Palm Beach Pride is a two-day festival that celebrates the LGBTQ community, equality, and respect in a family-friendly environment. Come to Lake Worth Beach and join Palm Beach County’s largest gay & lesbian visibility event!   Location: Bryant Park, 201 North Dixie Highway, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460.

Palm Beach Pride

Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Festival, Wellington

Morikami Events in March, Delray Beach

Japanese garden at the Morikami Museum


Mounts Botanical Garden March Events, West Palm Beach

Deborah Bigeleisen at Mounts Botanical Garden
Courtesy of Corby Kaye


Cox Science Center & Aquarium March Events, West Palm Beach

The Science Center is teeming with events and activities this spring! Check out the fun events below. There’s something on the menu for everyone!

Click here for details.   Location: Cox Science Center & Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.


Animal Encounters at the Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Location: Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33483.  

Clematis By Night, West Palm Beach



West Palm Beach GreenMarket, West Palm Beach

Location: Waterfront Commons, 100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

West Palm Beach Green Market
Courtesy of the City of West Palm Beach​​​​​​​


Swank Farmers Market, Loxahatchee

Location: Swank Farm, 14311 North Road, Loxahatchee, FL 33470.