West Palm Beach Waterfront, Downtown West Palm Beach, FL
The City of West Palm Beach welcomes residents and visitors to have a “SIP,” a “Summer in Paradise,” beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2022, through Wednesday, August 31, 2022. The multi-month campaign includes free concerts, movies, fireworks and more for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to the special events, the Great Lawn (100 Clematis Street) will also feature several pop-up photo opportunities. The three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind backdrops will include a fun, social media promotion, where winners will be selected to win goodies and gift cards from local merchants.
Let the music play! It’s been the happening thing in downtown West Palm Beach for more than 25 years. Clematis By Night is just what you need. Take a spot on the city’s Great Lawn, pick up drinks and snacks, then just lean back and listen to local groups jam with rock, reggae, Motown, or country. When: Thursdays from 6 – 9 p.m. Where: Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street
Keep on dancing! The music keeps on swaying on the third Sunday of the month. It’s Sunday on the Waterfront inside the Meyer Amphitheatre, with a lineup on the wilder side. Find a spot on the Meyer’s soft grass and enjoy the afternoon! When: Every third Sunday from 4 – 7 p.m. Where: Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street
Screen on the Green is where outdoor movies come alive. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., the second Friday of each month, the Great Lawn is where movies are free and open air. Bring a chair, blanket, pizzas, drinks, and see first-run movies. When: Every second Friday from 7 – 10 p.m. Where: Great Lawn, 100 Clematis Street
The most anticipated event of the summer is 4th on Flagler, the city’s annual Fourth of July celebration. The event is South Florida’s largest, free outdoor Independence Day celebration, featuring an 18-minute fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway. The event is on the Waterfront from 6 – 10 p.m. (along Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard and Fern Street). Activities will include live entertainment with Reverend Barry and the Funk on the NewDay USA stage, two DJs, the Bill Bone 5K, Palm Beach Health Network’s Family Chill Zone featuring a hands-on kids’ area, Military Honor Salute, and refreshments for purchase. Fireworks are scheduled to ignite around 9 p.m., weather permitting.
Activities schedule and locations:
Live music by Reverend Barry & The Funk (funk/soul/R&B). Reverend Barry & The Funk are an 8-piece funk band featuring a 3-piece horn section. This talented band features multiple Grammy-nominated musicians and is one of the fastest-rising “buzzworthy” acts in Florida. Time: 6 – 8:45 p.m. Location: NewDay USA stage | Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street Military Honor Salute. The Military Honor Salute will include remarks by Mayor Keith A. James, a live performance of the National Anthem, and the presentation of the annual Hometown Hero award. Time: 8:45 p.m. Location: NewDay USA stage | Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street Palm Beach Health Network Family Chill Zone. This family-friendly area includes a DJ, kid-friendly inflatables, kids’ area, a face painter, and the Florida Power & Light Strolling Entertainers entertainment. Location: Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street Bill Bone 5K. The 2nd annual Bill Bone 5K begins and ends at Post Park. The race begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and proceeds will benefit the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. To register, click here. Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Post Park | 315 S. Flagler Drive
Blankets and chairs are recommended. Parking is available in City of West Palm Beach public parking garages. The Banyan and Evernia garages are closest to these events. For more information, visit the Here Comes the Fun website