August is the final month of the city’s Summer in paradise celebration. Find out what other events are planned for August below:
SUMMER IN PARADISE CELEBRATION
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Your summer plans are sure to get even hotter with the City of West Palm Beach’s popular Summer in Paradise (S.I.P), a sizzlin’ celebration of free and amazing interactive art, music and family fun all summer long. The City is bursting with free family festivities including favorites like Screen on the Green, a movie theatre under the stars, Glow Fore It mini golf, a wave of waterfront activities as well as two rockin’ concert series: Sunday on the Waterfront and Clematis by Night.
Additional highlights planned during this summer of fun include rockin’ free community events in Northwood Village including Art Night Out, Art Walk and monthly food truck events. Guests can enjoy this summer-long celebration and come together for what is sure to be a Summer in Paradise on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Wpb.org/events for details.
INTERACTIVE ART: LOS TROMPOS
Final Month of Los Trompos
Thursday, June 2, 2016 – August 28, 2016; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. FREE
West Palm Beach Waterfront, Great Lawn
The Waterfront will be a kaleidoscope of color and movement all summer long with “Los Trompos” (Spinning Tops). 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. Each top has a unique shape inspired by nature and traditional Latin American design, architecture and folk art. Presented by City of West Palm Beach Art in Public Places, 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. Wpb.org/events for details.
GLOW FORE IT MINI GOLF
Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. through August 28th
Guests can play 9 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf on the Intracoastal Waterway with Glow FORE it Mini Golf through August 28. Cost: $2.50 per person per round.
CBN21: CELEBRATING 21 YEARS OF FUN
June 2, 2016 – August 25, 2016; 6-10 p.m. FREE
West Palm Beach Waterfront
The Summer of Fun continues as West Palm’s favorite Thursday night tradition proves why it has been the “hot spot to chill” for twenty plus years. During Clematis by Night, guests will enjoy two bands and $2 domestic drafts (with purchase of commemorative cup) every Thursday throughout the summer.
This free weekly outdoor concert series features live performances by the area’s best bands, food and drink specials and an unmatched atmosphere. Wpb.org/events for details.
Aug. 4 Maggie Baugh with Opener Kristen Spencer (Country)
Maggie Baugh is a 16 year-old, South Florida-based county music sensation who has played fiddle onstage with Neal McCoy and Charlie Daniels Band, and has opened for greats like Ashley Monroe, Neal McCoy, Cole Swindell and more. South Florida native Kristen Spencer is a singer/songwriter known for her soulful voice. www.maggiebaugh.com www.kristenspencermusic.com
Aug. 11 Orange Sunshine (1960’s Pop) with Opener Wild Bill and the Thrill (1950-60’s)
Orange Sunshine brings to life a mix of 1960’s hits and pop culture through its energetic performances. Wild Bill and the Thrill is a dance band reliving the hits from artists: Elvis, The Beatles and Carole King. www.orangesunshine.biz
Aug. 18 The Justin Enco Band (Rock) with Opener Krazy Train (Rock)
The Justin Enco Band is a diverse and creative rock band in South Florida. Their rock sound with a few twists will please any crowd! Krazy Train gets the party started, and keeps it going with their highly energetic stage show. They play favorite driving rock hits from the 80’s through today. www.poorlifedecisions.com www.facebook.com/krazytrainband
Aug. 25 Valerie Tyson Band (R&B/Top 40) with Opener IndiGo The Band (R&B/Pop)
The Valerie Tyson Band new line-up is a perfect blend of old and new providing music from Today’s Top 40, Jazz, Classic Rock, Reggae and Contemporary. IndiGo the Band will perform renditions of artists like Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Adele and more to leave an unforgettable impression on audiences. www.valerietysonband.com
SCREEN ON THE GREEN
Featuring: Jurassic World in 3D
August 12, 2016; 8-11 p.m. FREE
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Free outdoor movie featuring Jurassic World in 3D, rated PG-13. In this science fiction film, a new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park after 10 years of operation to re-spark visitors’ interest. The scientists on the park genetically engineer a new breed of dinosaur, which causes trouble. Join us to find out if the heroes make it off the island! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to this theater under the stars. Wpb.org/events for details.
SUNDAY ON THE WATERFRONT
Station to Station (David Bowie Tribute)
August 21, 2016; 4-7 p.m. FREE
Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach Waterfront
Station To Station carries on the legacy and amazing music, fashion statements and magic made by iconic rock legend David Bowie. The audience will experience an incredible performer who looks and sounds like the late legend, plus all of the big hits and classics like: Let’s Dance, China Girl, Rebel Rebel and more. Get ready for a sing along dancing good time at this Sunday on the Waterfront! Admission is free. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to this outdoor event. Wpb.org/events for details.
HISTORIC NORTHWEST RENAISSANCE BUSINESS MIXER
Thursday, August 4th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunset Lounge, Rosemary & 8th Street in West Palm Beach
The City of West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency will host a business mixer in celebration of National Black Business Month to bring awareness to the revitalization of the Northwest business community and opportunities available. Current business owners, investors and entrepreneurs are invited to learn about expanding, relocating, or opening a new business in this historically black community located just northwest of downtown West Palm Beach. Guests can enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and networking with a “Harlem Renaissance” theme. To register: www.historicnorthwestrenaissance.eventbrite.com.
NORTHWOOD VILLAGE ART WALK
2nd Saturday of each month: Aug. 13
Guided tours start at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Tours begin at Hennevelt’s Gallery, 540 Northwood Road
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.
NORTHWOOD VILLAGE FOOD TRUCK ROLL-IN
3rd Wednesday of each month: Aug. 17
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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.
NORTHWOOD VILLAGE ART NIGHT OUT Last Friday of each month: Aug. 26 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Northwood Road, West Palm Beach
Guests can 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.