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“Palm Beach County is south Florida’s home to some of the most exciting activities and events, ranging from outdoor recreation to concerts to family fun activities for kids of all ages.”


Visitors and residents will find no shortage of adventures with attractions like SunFest, water parks and marinas at their fingertips. The South Florida Fairgrounds offer fun-filled events for kids and adults year-round. You certainly won't want to miss out on any of these attractions while visiting the area.

FAMILY FUN

Fun Depot, Inc.
2003 10th Ave. N.
Lake Worth 33461
(561) 547-0817 • www.fundepot.net
 Where can you find nearly 200 of the best video games, laser tag, go-karts, virtual roller coaster, bounce house, batting cages, delicious food and great prizes? Fun Depot! Don’t miss out on Family Fun Nights every Tuesday and Thursday. The arcade is open seven days a week.


Palm Beach Zoo 
1301 Summit Blvd.
West Palm Beach 33405
(561) 547-WILD (9453)
www.palmbeachzoo.org
Located at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach, the Palm Beach Zoo is a lush tropical habitat of 23 acres and home to over 1,400 animals. Some of the attractions and amenities include the Tropics Café, Interactive Fountain, Carousel and The Harriet W. and George D. Cornell Tropics of the Americas Exhibit.

 

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

4801 Dreher Trail N.
West Palm Beach 33405
(561) 832-1988 • www.sfsm.org

The South Florida Science Science Center and Aquarium, located in West Palm Beach, features interactive scientific exhibits, Egypt Gallery, laser light shows, planetarium, outdoor science trail, aquarium and the state’s only science-themed mini-golf. It has rotating exhibits and special events throughout the year.

 

SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Flagler Drive, downtown West Palm Beach
(561) 659-5980 • www.sunfest.com
SunFest is Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival held annually in downtown West Palm Beach. The 2011 event runs from April 27-May 1. SunFest attracts more than 280,000 visitors each year and takes place along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz, Fergie, Carrie Underwood, James Taylor, Kenny G and Billy Idol are just a few of the musical artists that have graced the stages of SunFest in previous years. 


OUTDOOR RECREATION

Grassy Waters Preserve
8264 Northlake Blvd.
West Palm Beach 33412
(561) 804-4985
www.grassywaterspreserve.com
Grassy Waters, part of the Florida Everglades, lays on the edge of a 20 square mile wetlands sanctuary. It features a nature center, accessible boardwalks and hiking trails. Guided canoeing and hikes are offered. Grassy Waters is the City of West Palm Beach Water Catchment Area. Open seven days a week.


Lion Country Safari 
2003 Lion Country Safari Road
Loxahatchee 33470
(561) 793-1084
www.lioncountrysafari.com 
Located on Southern Boulevard, Lion Country Safari offers two parks for one price. Take a four-mile drive through the safari with over 800 animals roaming free, then visit Safari World Amusement Park with animal encounters/ demonstrations, rides, games, shopping, food and thrills. Open daily, it was voted best local attraction!


Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Loggerhead Park
14200 U.S. Highway 1
Juno Beach 33408
(561) 627-8280 • www.marinelife.org
The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is where visitors encounter educational displays and exhibits, marine aquariums and live sea turtles rehabilitating in outdoor recovery tanks. A hands—on approach encourages participation.  Sea turtle walks are scheduled for June and July. The center is located on U.S. Highway 1 in Juno Beach, inside Loggerhead Park.


Sailfish Marina Resort
98 Lake Drive
Singer Island 33404
(561) 844-1724 • www.sailfishmarina.com
Sailfish Marina Resort, a vacation paradise, offers a world-famous sport fishing charter fleet, water taxi tours and transfers, bike rentals, waterfront restaurant and bar, ship’s store and gift shop, weekly Thursday evening Sunset Celebration Art Show, “Feed the Fish” Seawall Aquarium, full-service marina, guest accommodations, pool and much more! 


SOUTH FLORIDA FAIRGROUNDS

Bink Glisson Historical Museum
Yesteryear Village
9067 Southern Boulevard
West Palm Beach 33411
(561) 795-6400
The Bink Glisson Historical Building is comprised of historical artifacts of early Florida settlers. The personal collection of Bink Glisson, a Palm Beach county pioneer, is showcased in the gallery and illustrates how people lived in days past with a display of Mr. Glisson’s artwork and a replicated one—room schoolhouse.


Sally Bennett Big Band Hall of Fame Museum
Yesteryear Village
9067 Southern Boulevard
West Palm Beach 33411
(561) 795-6400
Opened in late 2005, the Sally Bennett Big Band Hall of Fame Museum hosts the largest collection of Big Band memorabilia in the nation and is the only known museum of its kind. 


South Florida Fair & Americraft Expo Center
Yesteryear Village
9067 Southern Blvd.
West Palm Beach 33411
(561) 793-0333 • www.southfloridafair.com
The South Florida Fair is Palm Beach County’s largest and oldest outdoor annual event. The Americaft Expo Center offers 140,000 square feet of trade space and is host to over 100 events. The Fair Agriplex provides a variety of agricultural and livestock exhibits. Cruzan Amphitheater and the historic Yesteryear Village are also located on the fairgrounds.


Yesteryear Village 
9067 Southern Blvd.
West Palm Beach 33411
(561) 795-6400
Take a walk into Yesteryear Village and be transported to a different time. Yesteryear Village is a living museum that showcases buildings and artifacts from the 1850s—1950s. Yesteryear Village is open during the South Florida Fair, the Sweet Corn Fiesta, Halloween and Christmas in the Village and by appointment.


Water Parks

Experience towering water slides or lounge in sunshine on one of many river rides at any of the water parks in the Palm Beaches.

Barracuda Bay Aquatic Complex
1621 W. Blue Heron Blvd.
Riviera Beach 33404
(561) 845-4076


Calypso Bay Waterpark at Seminole Palms Park
151 Lamstein Lane
Royal Palm Beach 33411
(561) 790-6160 • www.pbcsplash.com


Coconut Cove Waterpark
South County Regional Park
11200 Park Access Road
Boca Raton 33498
(561) 274-1140 • www.pbcsplash.com


Rapids Water Park
6566 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach 33407
(561) 842-8756
www.rapidswaterpark.com


Water Tours & Cruises

Celebration Cruise Line
Port of Palm Beach 33404
(800) 814-7100
www.bahamascelebration.com
Celebration Cruise Line does 2-night cruises to the Bahamas and Cruise & Resort stay packages in the Bahamas. The ship has nice Cabins and Suites, 4 Restaurants, Full Casino, Spa, Nightclub, Pool Deck, live entertainment, 3 Kids Clubs and a 180’ Water Slide. Cruise prices from $149. Cruise to Our Lucaya Beach & Golf Resort, 4-night packages from $273.

 

DivaDuck Amphibious Tours

510 Hibiscus St. in CityPlace
West Palm Beach (561) 844-4188 • www.divaduck.com
In a single voyage, this unique vessel carries sightseers from the streets of West Palm Beach into the waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon. The fully narrated, musical tour is appropriate and fun for riders of all ages. As you glide past the mansions of Palm Beach on the Intracoastal Waterway, you will hear interesting legends of the area and see some of the species native to the beautiful South Florida environment. 

 

Island Breeze Casino Cruise
Port of Palm Beach 33404 
(561) 410-SHIP (7447) • www.ibreezecasino.com
Island Breeze casino offers daily lunch and dinner cruises with more than 200 slot machines, live race & sport book wagering, and table games including; Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Mini-baccarat, as well as our signature Poker Room designed by World Series Poker Champion, Jamie Gold.  You can play against this WSOP winner!  Need a break during your five-hour sailing?  Enjoy the Ultra Lounge or grab a bite at our Sports Bar & Grill or buffet restaurant.  Sailings are just $25 per person, which includes a delisious buffet meal.   

 

Loxahatchee Everglades Tours
15490 Loxahatchee Road
Parkland 33076
(800) 683-5873
www.evergladesairboattours.com
See all the wonders of the Everglades with a thrilling airboat ride on a Loxahatchee Everglades Tour. You may come across alligators, birds, snakes, turtles and insects as well as a variety of vegetation. Tour guides happily answer questions along the way. Tours operate daily from 9:30 a.m.—4p.m.

 

 Marsh Beast Airboat Tours.com

Kenneth Elkins
Okeechobee, FL
(772) 584-0089
www.MarshBeastAirboatTours.com

The Palm Beach Water Taxi
Based out of Sailfish Marina Resort
98 Lake Drive
Palm Beach Shores 33404
(561) 683-TAXI • www.sailfishmarina.com
The Palm Beach Water Taxi offers everything from daily-narrated sightseeing tours such as “Palm Beach Now & Then,” to Peanut Island shuttles. It’s the best way to enjoy the Palm Beaches from one of its greatest assets, the water. Waterway transfer service is also available to and from downtown West Palm Beach’s Clematis Street District, Sailfish Marina Resort, Peanut Island and special events. The Palm Beach Water Taxi is also available for private charters. 


Palm Beach Yacht Charters & Spirit of Palm Beach Cruises
631 US Hwy 1, Suite 403 
North Palm Beach 33408
(561) 842-0800 • www.pbyacht.com 
Palm Beach Yacht Charters operates many charter vessels including the super popular Spirit Of Palm Beach. Famous for her corporate fun meetings and her individual birthday, anniversary and specialty parties she has an enclosed gorgeous lower air conditioned, varnished and carpeted salon which can accommodate 80 at a sit down dinner and an open (enclosable) upper area with full Florida liquor license, bar, dance area, karaoke, 46" flat screen TV and an incredible party atmosphere. Spirit Of Palm Beach is US Coast Guard inspected and licensed for up to 149 passengers, run with a professional and attentive crew including bartenders. Palm Beach Yacht Charters, Inc. offers many other private yachts of all sizes and prices.



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