Events Roundup: What To Do This August in The Palm Beaches

August 1, 2022
August 31, 2022

Special culinary offers, art tours, local markets, free live music, summer camps, and much more! Here is our events roundup for August 2022.

The Palm Beaches Restaurant Month, August 1-31

Experience the best of dining in The Palm Beaches with brunch, lunch, and dinner deals at 100+ participating restaurants. From world-class dining to local hotspots, try all the best dishes from Jupiter to Boca Raton. Check out the OFFERS! Visit our Palm Beaches-themed mobile airstream to enjoy photo ops, menu sampling, make dining reservations, and win gift cards and prizes. Here is where our airstream trailer will pop up:
·       Clematis By Night – August 4, 5 pm – 9 pm
·       The Square – August 6, 2 pm – 8 pm
·       Brightline Station Miami – August 7, 11 am – 5 pm
·       Clematis By Night – August 11, 5 pm – 9 pm
·       Mizner Park – August 12, 5 pm – 10 pm
·       Clematis By Night – August 18, 5 pm – 9 pm
·       Downtown Delray Beach –August 19, 5 pm – 7 pm
·       Harbourside Place – August 20, 2 pm – 6 pm

Location: Over 160 restaurants around Palm Beach County. Check out the list of participants here.

 

Focaccia Breadmaking Class at the Delray Beach Market, August 4

Matt Reilly, owner of The Cellar and Pantry teaches you how to make our house recipe for focaccia bread used for our crostinis, montaditos, tartines, pulgas and served with all our cheeseboards. You will go home with an understanding of sourdough fermentation and bring home your own loaf you made in class!
Time: 6-8 pm
Early Bird Tickets $35 per person (Up to 5 days before the event.) General Admission Tickets $40 per person.
Location: Delray Beach Market, 33 SE 3rd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Focaccia making flyer

 

First Friday Artwalk, August 5

Taking place on the first Friday of the month, First Friday Art Walk is a night for strolling and discovering the vibrant art scene in Downtown Delray Beach through a self-guided tour of our Art Galleries & Studios. 
Time: 6-9pm.
August 5 participants:

Location: Downtown Delray Beach.

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Boynton Beach Free Monthly Concert Series, August 5

This free family-friendly concert will take place at the Centennial Park Amphitheater in downtown Boynton Beach from 5 – 8 pm on the first Friday of each month. On August 5, enjoy a performance by Stray Dog Band, a five-piece rock-n-roll band that plays their own versions of familiar favorites. Food trucks and beverage vendors will be on site at each concert, offering up a delicious range of fare available for purchase. Art and fun activities will be available for kids. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the concerts on the Amphitheater’s lawn. 
Location: Boynton Beach Amphitheater, 120 East Ocean Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33435.

 

West Palm Beach Beer Fest at BRK Republic Dog Bar,  August 6

Join the first annual West Palm Beach Beer fest on Saturday, August 6 benefitting local animal rescues! This celebration is in honor of BRK Republic's anniversary and is the only craft beer festival in downtown West Palm Beach this year. The large parking lot and park will house the breweries, and a DJ and feature BRK Republic’s rescue partners. A portion of all tickets sold will be donated to rescue partners (including Mutty Paws, Peggy Adams).
VIP tickets include early admission and a free food ticket! VIP entry at 5 pm. General Admission at 6 pm. Sampling is while supplies last or 10 pm.
This is a 21+ and dog-friendly event.
Location: BRK Republic, 521 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

West Palm Beach Beer Fest

 

Sundown Silent Disco, August 6

Feel ecstatic, move your body, dance on the beach at sunset, and feel connected! Join Be You Disco on Saturday, August 6, for Sundown Silent Disco. The event starts right before sunset and will begin with a guest facilitator followed by 1 hour of ecstatic dance and live music. You will leave this experience feeling connected, expressed, revitalized, and making new connections. Reserve your headset on Eventbrite ahead of time!
Location: Singer Island Beach (Just East of Johnny Longboats), 2401 N Ocean Ave, Riviera Beach, FL 33404.

Silent Disco
Courtesy of Be You Disco

 

Crafted on The Ave., August 6

Crafted on the Ave. is a new open-aired craft market created to highlight local Delray Beach small and microbusinesses that are merchants/creators of handmade products, art, and other crafts and goods. Crafted on the Ave. is a way to increase exposure for crafters and stimulate and reactivate business activity in the Historic NW/SW 5th Avenue Business District. The market is a fun, family-friendly destination, where anyone can shop, stroll, and enjoy the day. 
Location: Libby Wesley Plaza: 2 SW 5th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

Crafted on the Ave. logo

 

Youth Origami Workshop, August 6

Kids (Grades 3rd to 12th) will learn how to make unique pieces of art with paper by using various techniques and simple folds.
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $20 plus a $2 material feeCost does not include museum admission
Location: Oki Education Center, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446.

Origami

 

Coco Market, August 7

Coco Connections is a free health and wellness-centered market that aims to build community and foster new connections. On Sunday, August 7 from 9 am to 2 pm, shop 40-50 local vendors, health and wellness professionals providing various services, live music, a free yoga class at 9 am and various interactive spaces to experience different workouts and other healing modalities.
Location: Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

Coco Market

 

World Lion Day at Lion Country Safari, August 8

 Lion Country Safari is hosting an event in honor of World Lion Day on August 8, from 11 am to 3 pm. This year’s event will feature crafts, educational displays, a raffle, and special VIP tours (limited space) that you can participate in for an additional fee, which will be donated to lion conservation. World Lion Day is a celebration of lions and an opportunity to raise awareness about the vital need for worldwide participation in their protection and conservation in the wild.  
For more information, please call the main office at (561) 793-1084 or visit www.lioncountrysafari.com.    

Lion
Courtesy of Lion Country safari

   

Full Moon Silent Disco & Cacao Ceremony, August 11

Join a heart opening evening of cacao ceremony, meditation, intention, and dancing underneath the light of the Full Moon. The evening will start with a Cacao Ceremony and a meditation. Cacao is a beautiful heart opening medicine that has been used for thousands of years in Mayan and other Meso American cultures. Then, the evening will continue with a lightly-guided ecstatic dance. After the dancing portion, musician Kev Ohm will play some live music and a vocal sound bath which will then morph into community music making.
Location: Singer Island Beach (just east of Johnny Longboats)2401 N Ocean AveRiviera Beach, FL 33404.

Full moon silent disco

  

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour, August 11

A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the Lighthouse! Tour time is approximately 60 minutes. Guests must check in 15 minutes prior to the tour. Tours are limited and weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse. 
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $25 per person. Buy your tickets online.
Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.

Lighthouse during moonrise
Courtesy of @captainkimophoto

 

Comedy After Dark, August 19

Comedy After Dark features national headliners and local up and coming comedians with special guests from all over the country. Admission is $10 per person, with the option of $15 with 1st drink included or $25 VIP Priority Seating (couches/comfy chairs) that includes your first drink of choice. The show starts at 10 pm, and the doors open at 9 pm. Seating is limited, get there early to grab your seats!
Location: Grandview Public Market, 1401 Clare Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Comedy After Dark flyer

 

Blackmer's Market, August 20

The Blackmer's Market takes place on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 11 am to 4 pm at Spady Museum. The free event will include delicious food, beautiful clothing and accessories, and community organizations and service providers.
Come out and support locally owned Black businesses serving The Set* community of Delray Beach.
*The Set is a community that honors Black History and cultures of the people of the African Diaspora.
Location: Spady Museum, 170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.

 

Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids, August 20 

Join us outdoors under the shade of our Seminole Chickee Hut as we read exciting stories about lighthouse keepers, Florida history, and local plants & animals! This program is ideal for children aged 8 and under! Please bring a small towel or mat for your child, as well as a bottle of water! Please arrive 10 minutes prior for check-in. Gate closes/no admission after 10:40am.
This program is free & runs approximately 30 minutes. RSVP is required online by the Friday before the program date.
Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

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JoJo’s Farmers Market Jupiter, August 20

JoJo’s Farmers Market is a Health and wellness-based farmers market where you’ll find food trucks, produce, crafts, and more. On August 20, you can also participate in a free Fitness Class with AWAT The Fitness Truck (starting at 9.15 am), and a free Yoga Class with Maddie Eunis (starting at 10 am).
The mission of JoJo’s is to create a community where local businesses can communicate and thrive while exposing our Jupiter community to local wellness and healthy eating products we can feel good about. 
Location: Carlin Park400 Florida A1AJupiter, FL 33477.

 

Family Fun Day: Mountain Day Chigiri-e, August 20

On Saturday, August 20 at 11:20 am celebrate Mountain Day, a Japanese holiday to remind us of the importance of the mountains, by making a mountain out of chigiri-e. Chigiri-e is when torn paper is used to make an image. 
Location: Kamiya Room (Classroom A), 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, Florida 33446.

Chiarii-e

 

Stroller Daze at Cox Science Center & Aquarium, August 24

Bring your little ones to the Science Center for a fun-filled event just for them on Wednesday, August 24, from 9 am to 12 pm. Special event includes age-appropriate Science Crafts, Planetarium Shows, Discovery Center & Playground exploration, giveaways, and more! This event is geared toward children 5 and under and their parents/guardians. Safety guidelines are in place.
The event is FREE for kids under 5 and $5 off general admission for adults and kids ages 6-12! This event is free for members. 
Location: Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Mom with stroller at the cox science center
Courtesy of the Cox Science Center

 

Whiskey & Pearls Pop-Up Event, 26 August

Check out Whiskey & Pearls Pop-Up social event last Friday of every month from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm! Support our local favorite vendors, sip festive drinks, and enjoy outdoor music and food. 
Location: West Palm Beach, 444 25th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 3340.

Whiskey & Pearls Pop up

 

Nights at the Museum - Survivor, August 26

On the last Friday of August, from 6 pm to 9 pm, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium. The August theme for the night at the museum is “Survivor.” Attendees will learn about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to outdoor survival. Admission is $17.95 for adults, $15.95 for seniors, $13.95 for children (3-12), FREE for children under 3, and $13.95 for adult members (child members are FREE). 
Location: Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405.

Survivor night at the cox science center

 

The Square Live Music, August Dates

Catch these live acts on the lawn or next to The Wishing Tree this month:

  • Fri, August 5 from 6-10 pm: Dave Damage - Violinist 
  • Sat, August 6 from 1-4 pm: Brett Staska - Reggae and Acoustic Alternative
  • Sat, August 6 from 6-10 pm: Sweet Butter Joe – Saxophonist
  • Sun, August 7 from 1-4 pm: Bryce Allen Band
  • Fri, August 12 from 6-10 pm: Ka'Villa - Pop  
  • Sat, August 13 from 1-4 pm: Elston Torres -  Acoustic Guitarist 
  • Sat, August 13 from 6-10 pm: Matt Brown - Soul and R&B
  • Sun, August 14 from 1-4 pm: Mr. Smitty
  • Fri, August 19 from 6-10 pm: Morgan Minsk
  • Sat, August 20 from 1-4 pm: Nicole Carbajal - Reggae and Pop
  • Sat, August 20 from 6-10 pm: Reggie Sax
  • Sun, August 21 from 1-4 pm: Ricky B
  • Fri, August 26 from 7-10 pm: Jordan Laurenti
  • Sat, August 27 from 1-4 pm: James Archer - Saxophonist 
  • Sat, August 27 from 6-10 pm: Danielle Santilli - Soul & R&B
  • Sun, August 28 from 1-4 pm: James Wuest

Location: The Square, 700 South Rosemary Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Live Music The Square
Courtesy of The Square

 

Summer Sounds at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens, August Dates

Enjoy an afternoon of acoustic summer sounds at the Interactive Water Feature in Downtown Palm Beach Gardens every Saturday from 3 pm to 6 pm featuring amazing local musicians. Lineup for August:

  • 8/6 - Matt Brown 
  • 8/20 - Simon Benegas 
  • 8/27 - Balatovis 

Location: Downtown Palm Beach Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.

Summer Sounds flyer

 

Twilight Yoga at the Light, August Dates

This August, experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset every Monday. Stay fit and calm your mind in this all-levels class. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged! $10 per person-registration required below. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. 
Dates: 

  • August 1, 7-8 pm.
  • August 8, 7-8 pm
  • August 15, 7-8 pm
  • August 22, 7-8 pm
  • August 29, 7-8 pm.

Registration is required online. Register here.
Location: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.

Twilight yoga at the lighhouse
Courtesy of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

 

iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre Concerts, August Dates

Enjoy an open-air concert at the iTHINK Financial Arena in West Palm Beach.

  • August 5: Encanto: The Sing Along Film Concert
  • August 12: Chris Brown & Lil Baby, iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
  • August 18: Jack Johnson 
  • August 19: Dierks Bentley
  • August 20-21: Dave Matthews Band 
  • August 24: The Black Keys, Band of Horses & early James
  • August 26: Santana & Earth, Wind and Fire

Location: iTHINK Financial Amphitheater, 601 Sansburys Way Ste 7, West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

 

Norton Museum Programs and Tours, August Dates 

  • August 1, 11 am - Storytelling Monday with Rohi's Readery
  • August 2, 3:30 pm - Mini Book + Art / Isabel and her Colores Go to School
  • August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 7 pm - FREE ON THE LAWN / Drum Circle with Abasi Hanif (Free Ticketed Event)
  • August 4, 11, 18, 25 8am - FREE ON THE LAWN / Tai Chi
  • August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 3pm - tour Collecting Contemporary:
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28 3 pm - Tour Picasso, Rembrandt, and Durer: Masters of the Print
  • August 5, 5 pm - Art After Dark / Jazz Friday
  • August 6, 8:30 am - FREE ON THE LAWN / Yappy Saturdays! (Free Ticketed Event)
  • August 6, 13, 20 10:30am - Family Studio / Creative Assemblage Sculpture
  • August 11, 10 am - ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Make Art with the Armory! / Painting Words
  • August 12, 5 pm Art After Dark does the '90s / Decades Night
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28 3 pm – TOURS From Chihuly to Eliasson: Glass in the Norton Collection
  • August 19, 5pm - Art After Dark / Artist Tour

Location: Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Picasso artwork

 

JMB Summer Camp, August Dates

Watch as your child turns from camper to Conservation Kid as they learn the importance of ocean conservation for sea turtles, the ocean, and their future. Campers will learn how to responsibly enjoy the outdoors while having fun seining and snorkeling safely in marine environments. Conservation Kids will also explore the different ecosystems here in South Florida and gain an understanding of human impacts to them. Each camper will leave with tools and resources to implement responsible practices in their own community!
Camp dates:

  • August 1-5
  • August 8-12

Cost: Starting at $235/person
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Ages: 6*-9 years
*Must have completed Kindergarten prior to registration
Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408.

Sea turtle in Juno Beach
Courtesy of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

 

Sunrise Nest Excavation, August Dates

This August, learn more about sea turtles with the Sunrise Nest Excavation Program. The Sunrise Nest Excavation program is a unique opportunity for Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) educators to give the public insight into LMC’s research department. With permission from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a permitted staff member will lead guests down onto Juno, Jupiter, or Tequesta beaches to discuss the nesting and hatching processes of sea turtles. After an introduction to these processes, guests may have the opportunity to witness a live excavation and create their own data sheets to take home as a memento.
Sunrise Nest Excavations are $24 per person or $22 per person for our LMC members. 
All individuals, including children, are required to pre-register online to reserve their spot. Children must be 8 years or older to attend the excavations and all participants must be able to walk up to half a mile. 
The program is offered every week of August from Sunday to Thursday, 7 am – 9 am.
Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408.

Sea turtle nests
Courtesy of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center

 

Lighthouse Sunset Tour, August Dates

From Wednesday, August 3 through Wednesday, August 31, climb 105 steps and take in the spectacular sunset views atop the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse! Tour time is approximately 60 minutes. Guests must check in 15 minutes prior to the tour. Attendees receive a special gift from Tommy Bahama Restaurant.
Cost: $25 per person. Buy your tickets online.

  • August 3, 7:30 pm 
  • August 10, 7:30 pm
  • August 17, 7:15 pm 
  • August 24, 7:15 pm 
  • August 31, 7:15 pm

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

Sunset at the Lighthouse
Courtesy of @captainkimophoto

 

Summer In Paradise, August Dates

Celebrate the summer season with free concerts, movies, fireworks, and more for the whole family to enjoy. 

  • August 11: Clematis by Night - The Samantha Russell Band (Country). Voted the No. 1 top live country band in South Florida, the band performs original songs, occasional current pop tunes, and covers hits from many of today's top country music stars and rock artists. 
  • August 18: Clematis by Night - The Holidazed (Reggae/Rock). With very diverse styles, The Holidazed's reggae/rock/funk band will create a great ambiance and make the audience feel carried away.
  • August 25: Clematis by Night - CoverUp (Rock). South Florida-based band, CoverUp, performs a setlist of upbeat songs from hard rock and punk to '80s hair bands and everything in between.
  • August 21: Sunday on The Waterfront - Sacred Union feat. The B-Side Horns (Classic Funk, Rock). Sacred Union will perform their unique brand of classic funk and rock hits of the '70s, '80s, and '90s, from James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, to Lenny Kravitz, The Foo Fighters and many more. 
  • August 12: Screen on The Green: Ratatouille. In one of Paris's finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his family's wishes and his true calling, Remy and his pal Linguini set in motion a hilarious chain of events that turns the City of Lights upside down.

Locations: 

  • Clematis by Night: Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Sunday on The Waterfront: Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Screen on The Green: Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 
Summer in Paradise Banner


 

 

Mounts Botanical Garden Educational Events, August Dates

Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting nine fun, healthy, educational, and awesome eco-focused open-air events in August, including a pair of two-part workshops.

  • August 6: Landscape & Nature Photography Workshop. Learn how to use light, color, and creative composition to make photos really stand out. In the Digital Darkroom, gain an overview of today’s simple, yet elegant software tools.
  • August 4, 11, 18, 25: Qi Gong Classes. Relieve stress and increase metabolism, flexibility, and strength. Qi Gong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique. 
  • August 6, 13: Orchid Growing Essentials Workshop. This is a 2-part workshop. Sandi Jones of Broward Orchid Supply will lead this popular workshop on orchid growing, care, and potting.  A full line of orchid supplies will be available for purchase.
  • August 13: Palm Beach County Residents Day. Palm Beach County residents receive FREE admission on the second Saturday of each month through December 2022.
  • August 14: Dogs’ Day in the Garden. This dog-and-family-friendly monthly event is held throughout the Garden. Bring your favorite pooch and enjoy a relaxed garden stroll. 

Location: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 3341.

Photographer Jerry Ginsberg
Courtesy of Jerry Ginsberg

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