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

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

Art, culture, a waterfront music festival, family-friendly activities, and much more. Here is our events roundup for May 2024.

Catch Florida’s largest and most exciting waterfront music festival, explore culture during a month-long celebration of the arts, attend free concerts and movie screenings. Browse all our events below.

MOSAIC 2024 – Month of Shows, Art, Ideas & Culture

When: May 1-31

Art lovers, garden go-ers, sight-seers, and theater enthusiasts, get ready to color your calendars
with 31 days of cultural fun this May. Enjoy a month of shows, art, ideas, and culture for less in The
Palm Beaches.

Now in its seventh year, the month-long celebration showcases The Palm Beaches’ arts and cultural
institutions, many of which will provide exclusive offers like buy one, get one up to 50% off regular
admission prices as part of MOSAIC. Featured organizations include the family-friendly Cox Science Center and Aquarium, the beautiful Mounts Botanical Garden, The Society of The Four Arts, Loggerhead
Marinelife Center, Arts Garage, and many more! To see the full list of participating attractions and their deals, visit the MOSAIC website at

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

Art Exhibit “Searching For Beauty In Natural Shades” By Henry “Kike” Fals, Boca Raton

When: April 22 – May 31, 2024

The Boca Raton Public Library presents a new art exhibit, “Searching for Beauty in the Natural Shades,” by Henry (Enrique) James Fals, also known as “Kike” in the art world. As the son of a Colombian father and an American mother, he shares in the education and culture of both. He often portrays landscapes and flowers, still lifes of fruit and vegetables, and figures with Pre-Colombian characteristics. His unique art pieces are primarily held by collectors in South America. “Searching for Beauty in the Natural Shades,” a free exhibit, will run from April 22, 2024 to May 31, 2024, in the second-floor art gallery at the Spanish River Library.

Location: Spanish River Library, 1501 NW Spanish River Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

SunFest, West Palm Beach


Florida’s waterfront festival that has celebrated art, music, and friendship for almost 40 years returns to West Palm Beach from May 3 through May 5, 2024. SunFest 2024 will be packed with headliners, local performances, and unforgettable moments. With over 25 performers, tons of food vendors, activations, and bars, there’s something for everyone!

More Info.

Location: Flagler Drive in between Banyan Boulevard and Lakeview Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Sunfest performer

SunFest Pool Party, West Palm Beach

When: May 4, from 12 pm.

Get your ticket and join the party on the highest rooftop in Downtown West Palm Beach to celebrate SunFest Weekend. Enjoy delicious cocktails and tasty bites poolside.

Music by: DJ SEVEN.

Get Tickets.

Location: Treehouse, 380 Trinity Place West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

West Palm Beach Tacos and Tequila Bar Crawl, West Palm Beach

When: May 4, 1 pm – 8 pm.

Get ready to indulge in the flavors of Mexico and embrace the festive spirit at our Tacos and Tequila Bar Crawl on May 4th! Gather your amigos and amigas for a night filled with tacos, tequila, and endless fun as you journey through the city’s top spots. From mouthwatering tacos to refreshing margaritas, each stop on our crawl promises a delicious experience that’ll have your taste buds dancing with joy.

Get tickets.

Location: BRK Republic, 521 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Cinco de Mayo at El Camino, West Palm Beach – Delray Beach – Boca Raton

When: May 5

Let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo at El Camino! Join the Delray Block Party or the West Palm Beach Block Party and enjoy street games, family-friendly activities, dancing, face painting, a mariachi band, a live DJ, and more!

The newest El Camino location in Boca Raton will celebrate with a mariachi bar and outdoor bars.

Admission is free.


Night Market in Sanborn Square, Boca Raton

When: May 9, 6 pm – 9 pm.

The last Downtown Boca’s Night Market at Sanborn Square will be held on May 9 from 6 pm to 9 pm.

The Night Markets offer an enticing array of experiences, featuring delectable food options, a selection of beer and wine, local artisans and makers showcasing their talents, and live music.  This ongoing series is popular among locals and visitors alike, providing an opportunity to shop, dine, sip, and unwind in a casual and inviting atmosphere.

Location: Sanborn Square, 72 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432.

Screen on The Green, West Palm Beach

When: May 10, 6:30 pm – 9 pm. 

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

May Film Feature: Wonka (PG).

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

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

Coco Market, Delray Beach

When: May 12, 9 am – 3 pm.

Try various foods, shop unique products, discover healing modalities, enjoy music from local musicians, and take part in a variety of activities like yoga classes, painting, and more!

This is a free, family-friendly event. Learn more.

Location: 51 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

Vendor at the Coco Market

Taste of Boynton Beach, Boynton Beach

When: May 16, 6 pm – 10 pm.

Join a day filled with flavors in Boynton Beach! This food festival includes food vendors, live music, photo booths, an artisan market, led games and entertainment, and more.

There will be $5 food items offering the opportunity to sample the best of Boynton Beach and beyond! There will also be a grand tasting event with specialty food and beverage and reserved seating.

Be a part of the excitement by participating in the Drink Contest! Visit the list of participating restaurants and bars, and rate their special Taste of Boynton drink using the provided QR code. The winning drink will be announced before the event and featured as the signature cocktail drink of Taste of Boynton 2024! Drink Contest List.

Get tickets.

Location: Location, 120 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach, FL 33435.

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The Kite Runner at The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach

When: May 17-19

Based on Khaled Hosseini’s beloved, international best-selling novel, THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful new play that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Told across two decades and two continents, it’s an unforgettable journey of friendship and forgiveness.

“Like the bestselling novel it’s based on, the touring production of The Kite Runner leaves a lasting impact. With its compelling storytelling, emotionally poignant performances, and rich cultural elements, the national tour production serves as a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of forgiveness.

Get tickets.

Location: The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., 701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

The Shift Retreat, West Palm Beach

When: May 17, 2024 – May 20, 2024

The Shift Retreat is an all-inclusive women’s wellness experience held in West Palm Beach.

If you’re looking to disconnect from everyday life and reconnect with yourself, this retreat is for you. You will spend four days and three nights in paradise, reawakening a sense of hope, purpose, and connection, as you get back in touch with who you are and who you want to be. The retreat blends personal growth and mental wellness with relaxation and fun for an unforgettable experience. You can expect to leave the retreat feeling refreshed and reconnected with new and genuine friendships. If you’ve been needing a “YOU-cation” and have a desire to work on yourself, you do not want to miss this opportunity.

More details.

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

Rock N Roll Sunday & Greenacres Fire Rescue Chili Cook-Off, Greenacres

When: May 19, 12 pm – 5 pm.

The City of Greenacres is proud to have the Rock N’ Roll Sunday event co-sponsored by the Palm Beach Chapter Nam Knights of America Motorcycle Club, with a classic car and motorcycle show, live music, food trucks, beverages, vendor attractions , and a whole lot of Rock N’ Roll! Greenacres Fire Rescue will host its 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off event supporting the Greenacres Fire Rescue Benevolent. The Nam Knights proceeds will benefit the Vetsville Cease Fire House, and other Veterans’ organizations.

Location: Samuel J. Ferry Community Park, 2905 Jog Road, Greenacres, FL 33463.

Sunday on The Waterfront, West Palm Beach

When: May 19, 4 pm – 7 pm. 

Sunday on the Waterfront is the coolest scene in downtown West Palm Beach! Held every third Sunday of each month from 4 pm to 7 pm, this concert series provides an ideal setting for good times and great entertainment. Listen to the hottest acts around against our spectacular waterfront backdrop. This is a perfect weekend outing and a fantastic way to relax and unwind with friends and family on a Sunday afternoon.

May Artist Feature: Slip & The Spinouts (Rockabilly & Rock ‘n’ Roll)

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

Full Moon Yoga with Cocoyogi at The Seagate Beach Club, Delray Beach

When: May 22, 7-8 pm

Unplug, relax, and unwind during The Seagate’s full moon yoga class in Delray Beach. Held monthly on The Seagate Beach Club’s private beach, the 60-minute nocturnal Vinyasa yoga flow class taught by Cocoyogi’s Corey Heyman will help build strength, stamina, flexibility, and concentration. Classes feature a lunar meditation, moon salutations, and yoga poses, followed by a moonlight cool down. Guests should bring a mat. Towels and Fiji water are provided. Open to the public.

Cost: $20.

Get tickets.

Location: The Seagate Beach Club, 401 South Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach, FL 33483.

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Courtesy of The Seagate

Sunset Stroll at The Morikami, Delray Beach

When: May 23, 5:30 pm – 8 pm.

Join an enchanting evening at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

The Sunset Stroll features an Iaido presentation by the Institute of Budo Studies in Miami. The evening also includes exhilarating Taiko drum performances and a variety of cultural and culinary delights. Explore the beauty of the gardens at dusk, enjoy Japanese name writing, and visit the Sean Danconia Pop Surreal Art Show. With a mix of traditional and contemporary elements, this Sunset Stroll is a perfect way to experience the essence of Japanese culture in the heart of Delray Beach.

Tickets can be purchased online here.

Location: Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Rd Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Girls at the Morikami

Full Moon Silent Disco & Cacao Ceremony, Singer Island

When: May 24, 6 pm.

Flow freely on the beach dance floor under the light of the full moon. Listen to your body, explore moving in new ways, and experience the incredible benefits that this embodiment practice can bring.

The full moon marks a time for clearing patterns that no longer serve us and renewing our intentions and commitments to ourselves. This therapeutic ecstatic dance experience allows you to embody what you are stepping into and release what’s not serving you on the dance floor.

Get tickets.

Location: Singer Island Beach, 2401 N Ocean Ave Riviera Beach, FL 33404.

Florida Jerk Festival, Lake Worth Beach

When: May 26, 2 pm – 10 pm.

Get ready for a sizzling celebration of Caribbean culture at the Florida Jerk Festival Palm Beach on May 26, 2024! Join the festivities at the picturesque John Prince Park in Lake Worth for a day filled with mouthwatering cuisine, vibrant music, and unforgettable family fun.

This is the ultimate Caribbean family event in South Florida, bringing together the best of island flavors and rhythms for an epic experience.


Grab your tickets now and get ready for a day of flavor, music, and fun in the sun!

Location: John Prince Park, 2700 6th Ave S, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33461.

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Nights at the Museum at the Cox Science Center & Aquarium, West Palm Beach

When: May 31, 6 pm – 9 pm

On the last Friday of select months, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium. Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County’s only public observatory.

Click here for more information.

Location: Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Clematis by Night, West Palm Beach

When: Thursdays, 6 pm – 9 pm.

If you’re looking for live entertainment to add to your Thursday night itinerary, look no further than Clematis by Night. Chilling out South Florida style at this highly popular, award-winning weekly concert series has been a favorite West Palm Beach tradition for nearly 3 decades.  Grab your lawn chair or a blanket and head to one of the liveliest free Thursday nights in South Florida to check out our weekly lineup.

May lineup:

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

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Morning Beach Yoga with Cocoyogi at The Seagate Beach Club, Delray Beach

When: Saturdays, 8 am – 9 am.

Get your weekend dose of Vitamin Sea at The Seagate’s sunrise beach yoga class in Delray Beach. Held weekly on The Seagate Beach Club’s private beach, the 60-minute morning Vinyasa yoga flow class taught by Cocoyogi’s Corey Heyman will help build strength, stamina, flexibility, and concentration. Classes feature creative postures, meditation, and pranayama (breathwork). Guests should bring a mat. Towels and Fiji water are provided. Open to the public.


Get tickets.

Location: The Seagate Beach Club, 401 South Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Events Roundup: What to Do This May in The Palm Beaches
Courtesy of The Seagate

AAPI Heritage Month at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach

This May, celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida.

The zen oasis will showcase a plethora of adult and family-friendly programming, as well as two new art exhibits including the doll-centric Musha-Ningyō: Avatars of the Samurai Spirit and, which features powerful portraits of Americans who self-identify as being part Asian or Pacific Islander.

Throughout May, the museum is rolling out a list of cultural endeavors, from introspective garden walks to after-hours revelry and taiko drumming at Sunset Stroll. Ocha (green tea) lovers will enjoy The Way of Tea: Sado Demonstration on May 11, which showcases a luxurious tea ceremony from start to sip. 

For more information on May events, visit

Location: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Events Roundup: What to Do This May in The Palm Beaches
Courtesy of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

May Events at Mounts Mounts Botanical Garden, West Palm Beach

With Spring now fully a-bloom,  Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will host a variety of fun, informative and healthy workshops and events throughout the month of May:

 To register, click here.

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



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