West Palm Beach announces SIP kickoff on Jun. 7

The City of West Palm Beach’s annual Summer in Paradise campaign is kicking off on Thursday, Jun. 7 at Clematis by Night. It will feature the debut of the “Fairy Tale Playhouses,” 15 unique, outdoor playhouses. Painted by local artists, the playhouses illustrate timeless fairy tales and will be on display daily through July 26, when they will be auctioned off to support 15 local nonprofits.

Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, whose mission is to  build simple, decent and affordable housing for low to very low-income families around the world, the City of West Palm Beach will continue to include philanthropy in its seasonal “Summer in Paradise” (SIP) campaign.

The magical, enchanting stories that once upon a time taught generation after generation that anything is possible will come to life when the child-size “Fairy Tale Playhouses” make their debut during the Summer in Paradise kickoff at Clematis by Night. Each of the 15 painted playhouses illustrate a timeless fairy tale, including beloved tales from around the world, such as “The Little Mermaid,” “The Three Little Pigs,” “Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox,” and more.

In addition to the “Fairy Tale Playhouses,” guests can enjoy live performances by reggae band The Resolvers, and opening act Reggae Brew, as well as fun community events and activities, such as a “Big Storybook” photo opportunity, a create your own life-size fable activity in “StoryVille,” an Alice in Wonderland-themed “FlaminGO Croquet,” “Fairy Tale Trivia Tuesdays,” and much more!