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

January 23, 2019

Sports are in full swing, and there are art festivals aplenty. Enjoy the mild weather with outdoor events, or explore antiquing opportunities—all in The Palm Beaches this February.

Palm Beach Masters Series

Just across the street from the International Polo Club in Wellington is Deeridge Farms, which hosts three prestigious equestrian events that make up the Palm Beach Masters Series: the World Cup January 30 – February 3, the Nations Cup February 14-17, and the Deeridge Derby February 28 – March 3. The best part? These world-class events are free of charge; general-admission grandstand seating and parking is first-come, first-served.

The Oasis Championship

Sporting events kick off in February with great golf action. Tee up at The Oasis Championship, formerly known as The Boca Raton Championship, February 4-10. You don’t have to spend all of your time on the sidelines at this event; The Oasis Championship also features men’s and women’s Pro-Am tournaments, putting contests, clinics and more. Perfect your swing and make memories to last a lifetime.

Everglades Day Festival

Learn all about the Everglades at this eco-centric festival. Join in the fun February 9 and learn about an ecosystem like no other. This free, outdoor, family-friendly festival features wildlife presentations, interactive games, guest speakers, conservation exhibits, canoeing, music and food trucks. Take a hike into a true natural wonder, and learn about the mystery and history of the Everglades’ creatures and archaeology.

South Florida Garlic Fest

Smell that? It’s the South Florida Garlic Fest! Celebrating everything garlicky, this fun and funky festival serves up countless dishes and top-notch live entertainment. Eat, drink and bring a friend to this festival in Lake Worth, February 9-10. The South Florida Garlic Fest even has its own Garlic Chef Stadium, where chefs battle it out and create their best in “Garlic Goodness.” Try everything garlic-inspired, from Argentinean garlic BBQ to garlic ice cream. It’s the best stinkin’ party in town and you don’t want to miss it!

Dressing up for Garlic Fest

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show

Whether you’re looking for all that glitters or a vintage piece for your home, you’re bound to find it at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antique Show. From February 13 to 19, this show descends on the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach with pieces from around the world. It’s the largest of its kind in the United States, with international exhibitors. Find fine jewelry, exquisite art and fascinating antiques.

Delray Beach Open   

Game, set, match! It’s the Delray Beach Open, set for February 15-24. See the stars of men’s tennis compete in this fast-paced, high-action sport as tennis greats compete in competitive single-elimination singles and doubles events. Legends take to the court, and you won’t want to miss their battle to be the best.

Spring Training – Miami Marlins & St. Louis Cardinals

The Palm Beaches are gearing up for Spring Training season, and this year not one, but two World Series Champions—the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals—will be back. Both teams will be stepping up to bat February 23 – March 24 in Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Grab a hot dog and a seat, and enjoy a spring day of fun in the sun.

Peanuts at the concession stand

Spring Training – Washington Nationals & Houston Astros

The World Series Champion Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals hit FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches February 23 – March 24 for Spring Training in the sun. Enjoy the well-shaded seating, or set up in a suite or on the party decks. Grab a drink from the Left Field Bar; with 32 tap handles, it’s bound to have something you like. Sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch and enjoy America’s Favorite Pastime.

The Honda Classic

Watch the pros take a swing at the Honda Classic, February 25 – March 3. Be there for the highs and lows of this difficult sport as you soak in the beauty of PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Be one of the thousands of fans lining the Champion course in one of golf’s most exhilarating atmospheres. Keep an eye out for the infamous “Bear Trap,” a challenging three-hole stretch.

Other not-to-miss events in February include ArtiGras and the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival. ArtiGras kicks off over Presidents Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. Experience the art of 300 national and local fine artists at one of the Top 50 ranked premier art shows in the nation. Shop, Eat, Drink and enjoy Live Entertainment, Artist Demonstrations, Emerging Artists and more. Join the tens of thousands of art lovers who attend the annual Lake Worth Street Paining Festival Feb. 23 and 24. With more than 600 artists on the pavement, music on the mainstage, restaurants, shops, festival food court and bistro, you’re sure to get caught up with the excitement.

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