Summer Events & Promotions You Can Still Enjoy

August 26, 2020

One of the great things about South Florida is that the vibe always feels like summer.

Though autumn is technically around the corner, here are a few ways you can continue to soak up the sun and fun – all while practicing physical distancing and adhering to the latest CDC and government guidelines. Check out the following summer offerings that you may want to add to your calendar.

Ale Trail of The Palm Beaches

Enjoy the mobile exclusives by downloading the Ale Trail Savings Pass, which could score you savings upon check in at 16 breweries throughout The Palm Beaches, as well as prizes when you check-in or redeem at a participating spot. And, if you check in at a minimum of five different ones, you’ll automatically be entered into the Grand Prize Giveaway, which could win you a one-night stay at the Aloft Delray Beach. To receive your savings pass, click here. 

Ale Trail of The Palm Beaches Logo

Downtown Delray Beach Restaurant Month

During the month of August, visitors can revel in the same great flavors for reduced prices. Think everything from hyper-local establishments to popular South Florida staples. Deals include pre-fixe lunch and dinner options, percentage discounts and more. With just a few more days to enjoy, and over 40 participating restaurants and eateries, make sure to pop by for a meal or two. Specials are available for dine in, takeout or delivery to suit your preference. Distanced Dining in the Park is also an added bonus and is available through the end of August between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. at Old School Square Park and on August 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Libby Wesley Park. 

Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival

Usually held at Carlin Park in Jupiter, this year’s event will go virtual. Tune in to Sharing Shakespeare to enjoy free viewings of the Festival’s 30th Anniversary production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from wherever you choose. Indoors or outdoors, dressed up or dressed down, personalize your experience. Stream the show through Labor Day weekend. This virtual experience was made possible through a grant from PNC ArtsAlive and donations. Tip: If you’d like to show your support for the event, you can do so via the Sharing Shakespeare page, simply scroll to the bottom. 

Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival Midnight Summers Dream
Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival Midnight Summers Dream - Photo credit Chuck Andersen

Savor September

All month-long, six restaurants in PGA Commons ranging from Thai and Mexican Cuisine to Italian, and farm fresh to seafood, are offering three-course dinners at $40 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Though Kabuki, Prosecco Café and Rocco’s Tacos require dine-in, all others offer you more flexibility. Tip: browse the special menus and hours in advance of your visit. Pre- or post-visit, take a stroll through PGA Commons’ to view their high-quality art or linger longer by visiting the three, distinctly different art galleries also part of the PGA Commons area. 

Crispy Duck Menu Item at Kabuki Sushi Thai Tapas
Crispy Duck Menu Item available at Kabuki’s PGA Commons location - Photo Courtesy of Kabuki Sushi Thai Tapas

Show on the Go

Running every Saturday night through September 26, 2020, the City of West Palm Beach is offering a new movie series – drive-in style! Opt to purchase your snacks on site or bring your own. Tickets are just $10 per car or $30 for a VIP experience with premier viewing and extras. Movie locations alternate between West Palm Beach’s Currie Park and Dreher Park. Upcoming movies include Jumanji, Hook, Monsters Inc. and Moana. Tips: Bring along your battery powered radio for the best sound and to reserve your car battery. We also recommend that you purchase your ticket(s) before midnight the Friday before the movie’s show date. 
 

Couple enjoying City of West Palm Beach’s Show on the Go
Couple enjoying City of West Palm Beach’s Show on the Go - Photo credit City of West Palm Beach

Worth Avenue is “Worth the Drive”

Whether you’ve never been or want to re-visit, Palm Beach is always worth the drive. Through September 30, you can make a day of it with a diverse collection of decadent experiences, paired with unique pricing. Start off with $20.20 prix-fixe lunches, followed by select beauty services for $40.20, and topped with pre-happy hour shopping deals. If a day on the Island beckons you to stay the night (odds are likely), hotel specials from The Brazilian Court, The Chesterfield Hotel and Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa are available as well. 

History & Haunts at Yesteryear Village

As home to one of the sites of the “Travel Channels’ Ghost Adventures” episodes, Yesteryear Village offers fans of the paranormal a nighttime tour experience. Tours are led by War Party Paranormal with paranormal equipment in-hand and tell the stories behind the Village’s Riddle House, as well as other buildings on premise. Embark on a tour beginning August 29, 2020. Pricing starts at $35 per person. With the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt (a worldwide event) taking place on September 26, we couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to celebrate, and Yesteryear Village is participating virtually in the event this year. 

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Self-Guided Beach Cleanup

This Saturday, August 29, 2020, partake in a cleanup of Juno Beach between 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Upon arrival, stop by the Marine Debris Sorting Station to pick up your cleaning supplies and head to the beach to do your part in keeping these sea turtle nesting free of litter. If you bring back a full bag of trash to the Sorting Station, you’ll get a free shirt! If you can’t make this weekend’s event, self-guided cleanups will continue throughout September in celebration of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), and all participants will receive a free shirt sponsored by ICC. Tip: tune in to LMC’s social media channels for sustainable giveaways. And, if you’d like to find out more on how you can live a more sustainable lifestyle check out the at-home plastic audit and Sustainable Swaps Guide. 

Kentucky Derby Watch Party at Palm Beach Kennel Club

This Labor Day weekend, pop by this free event for a simulcast of the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby on September 5,2020. Gates and the Paddock Restaurant will open at 10:30 a.m. and guests can enjoy the trackside BBQ, purchase the official “Kentucky Derby 2020 Collectors Glass” with purchase of a drink at the Club’s restaurants, bars or Trackside BBQ. There will be a Derby Hat and Face Mask Contest as well and winners will be awarded cash prizes and dining certificates. Additionally, Greyhound adoption will be available. Tip: Reservations are encouraged as are early bets to avoid the crowds.

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