The City of West Palm Beach is officially your destination for a Summer in Paradise. This summer, it will be fun to enjoy internationally renowned and interactive arts, exciting community events, and Intracoastal watersports in West Palm Beach.

Summer in Paradise is a series of events showcasing West Palm Beach as an international destination full of activities, art, entertainment and fun. It collectively includes 90 days of nonstop events and happenings in the Northwest Neighborhood, Northwood Village and Downtown West Palm Beach through the end of August, 2016.

Here is a list of all Summer in Paradise Events this year….

All New Interactive Art on the Waterfront: WPB Waterfront will be a kaleidoscope of color and movement all summer long when “Los Trompos” (Spinning Tops), made its Florida debut on Thursday, June 2, and will continue through August 28. This playful and colorful art installation that guests can take a spin on consists of 20, three-dimensional larger-than-life structures inspired by the internationally known spinning top toy. Contemporary Mexican designers, Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena created this interactive installation that invites participants to engage with the individual spinning tops and collaborate together to spin the works and bring “Los Trompos” to life. Each top has a unique shape inspired by nature and traditional Latin American design, architecture and folk art. This free art installation brightens the Great Lawn on the West Palm Beach Waterfront daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Family Friendly Activities: Play 9 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf on the Intracoastal Waterway with Glow FORE it Mini Golf. Cost: $2.50 per person per round. Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

To make any “Summer In Paradise” complete, there are also plenty of activities for residents to enjoy on the water. From full moon paddle-boarding and sunset catamaran tours, to Jet Ski rentals and snorkeling trips, Visit Palm Beach will have special nighttime activities and daytime excursions on the Intracoastal Waterway as well as exclusive Summer in Paradise specials. A complete list of aquatic events and activities is available online at or call 561-881-9757 for more information.

Additional highlights planned during this summer of fun include rockin’ free community events including Clematis by Night, 4th on Flagler, Screen on the Green, BBQ, Brews & Blues, Art Night Out, monthly food truck events and Sunday on the Waterfront. A complete listing of Summer in Paradise events include:

CbN21 – Celebrating 21 Years of Clematis by Night Fun every Thursday night from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Find weekly lineup here

Screen on the Green, 2nd Friday of each month from 8:00 p.m. to 10: 00 p.m. Check what movie will be screening each moth here.

Northwood Village Art Walk, the 2nd Saturday of each month. Guided tours start at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tours begin at Hennevelt’s Gallery, 540 Northwood Road and visitors can explore the artistic side of historic Northwood Village through guided walking tours of eclectic art galleries, outdoor murals and other unique neighborhood shops, as well as demos and talks with artists. Registration is required and space is limited to 20 people per tour. Register here.

Northwood Village Food Truck Roll-In, 3rd Wednesday of each month from
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the 500 block of Northwood Road. A food truck invasion on the west end of Northwood Road with a variety of culinary experiences, live music, and an artist colony featuring live art and artisan vendors.

Sunday on the Waterfront, 3rd Sunday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Meyer Amphitheatre in the Waterfront. Check performing band each month here.

Northwood Village ART NIGHT OUT, the last Friday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. along Northwood Road, West Palm Beach. You will experience the creative lifestyle in Northwood Village as they stroll down Northwood Road with local art and craft vendors from all over South Florida, shopping at the unique boutiques and galleries open late, and live street-side artists and musicians.

July 2-4 will be our “Three Day Patriotic Weekend” featuring BBQ, Brews & Blues.
Saturday, July 2 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in The Historic Northwest Neighborhood, three blocks north of Clematis on Rosemary Ave. You can enjoy pulled pork, BBQ ribs, collard greens and craft beer call to Southern food lovers everywhere to come to this savory third annual event in the historic Northwest Neighborhood of West Palm Beach. There will be free samples of delicious southern soul food and craft beers by local vendors (while supplies last). Take in some of the area’s best blues and R&B music in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere. South Florida blues legend, Joey Gilmore, will entertain with his soulful tunes and electrifying show displaying the talent that earned him “Best Blues Band in the World,” along with Grammy-nominated blues duo Ike & Val Woods. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach and free parking is available at the event site.


4th on Flagler, Monday, July 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. along Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront. This is South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day celebration with three stages of entertainment including a national recording artist, children’s activities, the exclusive VIP Club 4th, military honor ceremony and an 18-minute fireworks extravaganza over the Intracoastal Waterway.

Summer in Paradise Events is sponsored by City of West Palm Beach Art in Public Places Program, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Daily News, Coca-Cola, West Palm Beach Marriott, WPBF News 25, 97.9 WRMF, 103.1 WIRK, SUNNY 107.9, X 102.3, 850 AM, 640AM, Beatz, Discover the Palm Beaches, Visit Palm Beach, Downtown Development Authority, Northwood Village, the Historic Northwest and the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. For more information about Summer in Paradise, visit or call 561-822-1515. For updates and promotions, like

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