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

March 1, 2022
March 31, 2022

Events, festivals, shows, and fairs in The Palm Beaches: Here is our events roundup for March 2022

Festival of The Arts BOCA Mar. 4-13 

Festival of The Arts BOCA is a cultural arts event bringing excitement and new experiences to The Palm Beaches. The event 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. The 16th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca will welcome two-time Oscar® nominee, and five-time GRAMMY®- winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard on opening night, Friday, March 4 at 7.30 pm. Other Festival highlights include an Opera Gala Concert featuring soprano Larisa Martinez, who regularly appears with Andrea Bocelli. A Night at the Ballet will feature stars from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and more, performing excerpts from the classics including Don Quixote, Swan Lake and Romeo & Juliet, as well as contemporary works, such as She’s a Rainbow, by the Rolling Stones. Time for Three, known for standing at the busy intersection of Americana, modern pop, and classical music, returns to the festival. Grammy Award-winning jazz flutist Nestor Torres and his band close out the Festival on March 13. 

 

Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach Mar. 5 – Apr. 3

Organized by the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, the Kips Bay Decorator Show is a renowned event that highlights top interior design trends throughout the world. The Show began in Manhattan 1973 as a way to raise funds for after school and enrichment programs for New York City children. Today, it has become a must-see event for thousands of design enthusiasts and art lovers. In 2017, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club expanded the brand to Palm Beach. This year, the fifth edition of the Kips Bay Palm Beach Decorator will take place on Spruce Avenue, West Palm Beach, from 10 am to 4 pm from March 5 to April 3. General admissions are $40, and group tickets are $35.

 

Sistine Chapel Kickoff Mar. 11

Michelangelo comes to West Palm Beach with a unique interactive exhibition of his Sistine Chapel. Step into the universe of the greatest masterpieces of Michelangelo from a new perspective. The exhibition kicks off on March 11 at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach. It is brought to you by the organizers of the finest themed exhibitions, including Star Trek, King Tut, Titanic, Frida Kahlo, Michael Jackson and more. The visit is about 60-90 minutes long and tickets start from $19.20 per adult.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 12

Celebrate the culture and history of Ireland in Delray Beach during the famous St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. For the event, Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach will be filled with food, beer, cocktails, live music, entertainment, games, vendors, and a kids’ area. Admission is free for both the festival (11 am - 8 pm) and the parade (2 pm - 4 pm).

 

Palm Beach Book Festival Mar. 12

The Palm Beach Book Festival is finally back in-person on March 12 with the theme “History & Hollywood.” Meet acclaimed authors, political thinkers and literary greats, including Dr. Imani Perry, author and actor Alan Cumming, author and journalist Garrett Graff, and author and Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone. The event runs from 10 am to 3.30 pm. Tickets are available here.

 

Palm Beach International Boat Show Mar. 24-27

If you want a boat or you just want to walk around breathtaking boats and megayachts, the Palm Beach International Boat Show is where you need to be. Palm Beach International Boat Show, one of America's premier yachting events, will take place March 24-27 on S Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach. This waterfront event showcases more than a billion dollars' worth of boats and yachts, from Comanche to Super Cat Class boats from the world's leading manufacturers. You’ll also find accessories and all things nautical that you can shop for your own boat, as well as clothing and sailing paraphernalia. Buy your tickets in advance. 1-day adult (16 and over) tickets are $28, 2-day adult tickets are $52, children (ages 6-15) tickets are $18. Children 5 and under are free. And for a unique luxury visit, opt for the Windward VIP Experience ad get access to the Windward VIP Club, an exclusive indoor and outdoor destination featuring shore and water views and open bar. The Ben, Autograph Collection is exclusively available through the Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 24 – 27, 2022. 

 

Palm Beach Modern and Contemporary Art Fair Mar. 24-27

Presented by Art Miami, the 2022 edition of The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair will take place in the Palm Beach County Convention Center from March 24 to March 27, opening with an exclusive VIP Preview benefiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Fair brings international world-class art dealers and their artists to The Palm Beaches, providing a huge opportunity for collectors, art connoisseurs and art luminaries to acquire important never-before-exhibited art pieces.

 

Hybrid ManateeFest Celebration Mar. 26

Manatee Lagoon is hosting its 6thannual ManateeFest as a hybrid event on Saturday, March 26 from 9 am to 4 pm. Online and in-person ManateeFest 2022 attendees will enjoy free, family-friendly activities that celebrate Florida’s iconic manatees and local waterways. For the first time ever, a ManateeFest mobile event app will enhance the festival experience for in-person visitors and provide virtual attendees with a unique way to be part of the action. During the event, guests can visit the Conservation Pledge Station and make a pledge to help protect manatees and their habitat. Guests are also welcome to interact with environmental exhibitors and listen to conservation presentations throughout the day. Young manatee enthusiasts can enjoy a KidsFunZone, with activities such as a Coastal Cleanup and themed face painting.

 

Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest Mar. 26-27

The 8th annual Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Fest welcomes you back on March 26 and March 27. The two-day free event features artist & crafters, an eclectic menu of bacon infused culinary delights and a collection of over 30 bourbons and whiskeys for your tasting pleasure. The menu items are developed by local chefs combining Farm-to-Table ingredients with old-fashioned comfort foods recipes.

 

Palm Beach Pride Mar. 26-27

For more than two decades, Palm Beach Pride has been Palm Beach County’s largest gay & lesbian visibility event. The two-day festival celebrates the LGBTQ community, equality, and respect in a family friendly environment, featuring a parade, live performances, and entertainment for all ages. The festival will be held in Bryant Park in Downtown Lake Worth Beach. Pre-sale tickets ($8) are available at Compass – the gay and lesbian community center of the Palm Beaches – and other key locations throughout Palm Beach County. Tickets at the gate are $10. 

 

13th Annual Savor The Avenue Mar. 28

The 13th edition of Savor The Avenue will take place on March 28 from 5.30 pm to 9 pm in Downtown Delray Beach. This experience under the stars features a four-course dinner offered by several restaurants. Participating restaurants will be also competing for the “Best in Show” table. Each restaurant will stage a unique theme through its table decorations to showcase its style and cuisine. Besides the special event’s menu, the restaurants will be also providing their regular menu inside their spaces. Make your reservation today or join the wait list!

Traveling to The Palm Beaches this weekend? Check out things to do this weekend here.
 
 

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