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

April 1, 2022
April 30, 2022

Live music, polo tournaments, festivals, fairs, and much more. Here is our events roundup for April 2022

The Music of ABBA at Mizner Park Amphitheater Apr. 1

Featuring the nationally acclaimed band Almost ABBA, this outdoor event is a tribute to the music of the worldwide famous Swedish group. It takes place at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton from 7.30 pm to 10 pm. Come early and enjoy fine food trucks selling lobster rolls, Greek specialties, vegan food, ice cream, and grab a drink in one of the several bars set up for the occasion. Bring your own chair. Doors open at 5 pm. Tickets available here for $20.

 

Palm Beach Home and Design Show Apr. 1-3

The Home and Design Show offers inspiration for those looking to renovate or improve their home interior or exterior design. The event features a number of selections with competitive prices.
Hours:

  • Friday, April 1, 12 pm – 7 pm
  • Saturday, April 2, 10 am – 7 pm
  • Sunday, April 3, 10 am – 5 pm

 

TurtleFest Apr. 2

TurtleFest is back in-person in 2022! Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host its 17th Annual TurtleFest on Saturday, April 2, from 10 am to 6 pm. This free-admission family-friendly event focused on promoting conservation allows visitors up-close encounters with endangered and local species of native loggerheads, green and leatherback turtles. The event will also include fine art, shopping, children’s games and activities, educational presentations, a Global Village, food, and music by conservation-minded local musicians.

Two people wearing the Turtlefest t-shirt
Courtesy of Loggerhead Marinelife Center

 

Black Gold Jubilee Apr. 2

To celebrate the annual end of the harvest season, the entire Glades Region comes together with friends and family for an all-day affair. The Jubilee is preceded by multiple events including the Little Miss Black Gold Pageant, Children’s Fishing Contest, and the Harvest Queen Pageant. On the morning of the Jubilee, the festivities begin with a 5K Walk/Run and a 10K Run on Torry Island followed by the Main Street Parade. After the parade, a full day of entertainment begins! Enjoy a variety of food and vendors, free games and rides, music and fireworks over the lake.

 

Jupiter Beer Wine and Spirits Fest Apr. 2

Enjoy your favorite beer, wine, and spirit samples together with live entertainment, food, and games at the Abacoa Town Center Amphitheater. The event takes place from 1 pm to 4.30 pm. All attendees must be +21. Buy your admission ticket here and remember to bring your ID.

 

12th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival Apr. 2-3

The 12th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival is a free, outdoor event that takes place on April 2 and 3 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.
Hours: 10 am – 5 pm

 

International Gay Polo Tournament Apr. 6-10

Held at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, 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 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.

Two Polo Players

 

Barret Jackson Auto-Auction Apr. 7-9

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 automakers. Tickets are available here

Barret Jackson Auction

 

Delray Affair Apr. 8-10

Nicknamed the “Greatest Show under the Delray Sun,” the Delray Affair is one of the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks. Downtown Delray Beach comes alive with an eclectic mixture of fine art, great crafts, and funky products from around the world. Up to 500 artists and crafters exhibit at the Delray Affair. Live music at the Old School Square beer garden and great food!

Delray Affairpaintings

 

Evening on Antique Row Apr. 9

On April 9th, 2022, 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. Visitors will have a chance to explore unique shops selling 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. General admission is $75 or $100 at the event and it includes cocktails, samplings from the area’s hippest restaurants and caterers, live music, artists, shopping, and new surprises each year. Register here

Evening on Antique Row 2022 flyer

 

Carlin Park After Dark Apr. 9

Presented by Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, the Carlin Park After Dark event combines live music and food vendors with everything you love about a beach day. Bring your own blanket, grab your dinner a few steps away from the stage, and enjoy the free concert at the Seabreeze Amphitheater at Carlin Park. Live music is 7 pm – 9 pm. For more information follow the Seabreeze Amphitheater FB Page.

 

Flagler Museum Easter Egg Hunt Apr. 16

The Flagler museum will organize an Easter Egg Hunt for families and children of all ages the Saturday before Easter. The eggs will be hidden on the Museum's lawn and in the Cocoanut Grove, and the areas will be sectioned off by age group so that all children, will have the opportunity to participate safely. The event will also feature Easter-themed games, face painting, and visits with the Easter Bunny. Gates open at 9 am, Hunt begins at 10 am. Prices:

  • Adults $18  
  • Kids $15

 

Hilton Palm Beach Airport, Annual Easter Egg Hunt Apr. 16

The Hilton Palm Beach Airport will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16, from 10 am to 2 pm. Tickets are 5$ per person and include games and egg hunt pictures with Easter bunny. Food and music will be available. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

 

Family-friendly brunch at Swank Farms Apr. 17

On Easter Day, Swank Specialty Produce will offer a special 3-course brunch on the restaurant’s hydroponic farm with bottomless beverages, kids activities and an Easter egg hunt. Kids will be entertained with several fun activities such as jump rope, tug of rope, bubble making, and ring toss, while adults can enjoy live music under the giant pole barn, well protected from the sun and the rain. The event starts at 11 am. Advance tickets are required. Click here to purchase your ticket. Prices:

  • Adults $120
  • Children 4-12 years old $50
  • Children 3 and under free
People cooking at Swank Farm
Courtesy of Swank Farm

 

Flagler Museum Bluegrass in the Pavilion Apr. 23

The Flagler Museum’s annual bluegrass concert will feature The Tim Raybon Band and High Fidelity. The concert will take place on Saturday, April 23, at 3 pm in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion, a one-of-a-kind setting featuring Henry Flagler’s Railcar No. 91 and panoramic views of Lake Worth.
Price: $35. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Museum's education programs for children.

 

Sweet Corn Fiesta Apr. 24

At Sweet Corn Fiesta, we celebrate freshly harvested sweet corn grown locally in the famous black soil of The Glades Region here in The Palm Beaches. The  family-friendly event will be held at Yesteryear Village, which features a large collection of early, original and replicated buildings including an old school, a farm, a blacksmith shop, a general store, and several houses.

 

SunFest Apr. 28 - May 1

Florida’s waterfront festival that has celebrated art, music, and friendship for almost 40 years returns April 28 through May 1 in Downtown West Palm Beach. With over 50 performers, 100 artists that expand three blocks of the Art District, tons of art installations and food vendors, there’s something for everyone!
This year, SunFest is showcasing Fresh Local Artists (FLA) at the music festival. Nearly 20 local artists will have the chance to perform at SunFest and a few lucky artists could open for headline entertainers. Buy a ticket.

Fireworks at SunFest

 

Mounts Botanical Garden Various dates

Mounts Botanical Garden―Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden―will be hosting 16 fun, educational, open-air events for horticultural fans of all ages:

  • Sean Kenney’s Nature POP! – Through May 8
  • Tai Chi Classes – April 2, 30
  • Wednesday Walk and Talk – April 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Qi Gong Classes – April 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Dogs’ Day in the Garden – April 10
  • Nature Explorers with Professor Screech – April 12
  • Earth Day / Explore the Palms at Mounts – April 22
  • Plant-a-Palooza Spring Plant Sale – April 23-24
  • Dazzle Your Garden with Colorful Foliage – April 29

Click here to register.

Dogs in the Garden
Courtesy of Mounts Botanical Garden

 

April Happenings at the Morikami  Various dates

Experience the essence of Japan at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, featuring a 16-acre park, a world-class bonsai display, galleries of historical and contemporary Asian art, an Asian café, and plenty of family-friendly activities. This April, the Morikami schedule includes a wide variety of family-friendly activities, events, and demonstrations:

  • Ikebana Flower Arrangement, Ikenobo School – April 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Ikebana Flower Arrangement, Sogetsu School – April 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Sumi-e Ink Floral Painting – Beginner – April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Mori Stories: Momotaro, The Peach Boy – April 7
  • Sumi-e Ink Painting Class – April 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Shibori Indigo, Napkin II Workshop – April 9
  • Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class – April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7
  • Sado: Tea Ceremony, Beginner – April 10, 14, 24, 28
  • Sado: Tea Ceremony, Intermediate – April 10, 24
  • Sado: The Way of Tea Demonstration – April 16
  • Adult Calligraphy Workshop – April 23
  • Youth Block Printing Workshop – April 30
Shibori Indigo Napkin Workshop
Courtesy of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

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