|All Year||Plantation Heritage Park - 110 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation.|
|Flamingo Gardens - 3750 Flamingo Rd.,|
|Morikami Gardens - 4000 Morikami Rd., Delray Beach|
Bonnet House - 900 N. Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale
Beach Photographic Center Photography and digital imaging
exhibitions, free lectures, Foto festivals and workshops. Fully
equipped facilities include darkroom, studio, and lab. Gallery open
Tues. - Sat., 10:A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Suggested donation of
55 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach.
|Starts 3rd weekend in Jan.||Art Deco Weekend - South Beach A week-long celebration of the architecture and fashions of 1930's. Take tram, walking, or bike tours of Miami Beach's famed "Deco Area". Lincoln Road has some of the finest and most exotic examples of Tropical Art Deco. Shop at the Street Festival and the many shoppes showcasing works of the era. Enjoy the sidewalk cafes, street theater, and the entertainment at Lummus Park . Art Deco Welcome Center is located at 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL. Call 305-672-2014 for more information.|
|Third weekend in Jan.||Fellsmere
Frog leg Festival - A few historic structures stand
beside old 1910 streets. Fest kicks off with Cajun music, comedy
acts and of course, Frog calling. Lots of entertainment. Weekend
features country, bluegrass and gospel nights. Main attraction all four
days is deep fried frog legs, cole slaw, hush puppies and grits.
Arts and crafts area, spectacular midway, adults and kids rides. Watch
the Sunset Skydive Jumps.
I-95, Exit 69 (1st exit north of Vero beach) - go west on Rd 512
Call 561-571-0008 for more information.
|2nd weekend in Feb.||Irish
Fest Setting is in
downtown Fort Lauderdale in Bubier Park near the New River
Riverwalk. Heritage and rock bands from Ireland perform. Food
vendors serve favorite Irish "beverages" for toasting anything
and everyone including Irish heroes like John Barry, Father of the U.S.
Navy, Charles Carroll, signer of Declaration of Independence and outlaw,
Billy the Kid (born Henry McCarty).
Irish step dancing groups. Thirty bands. Celtic rock night on Friday night. Precision bagpipers. Sunday Mass in Gaelic. Irish market place with many Celtic crafters. Irish & Traditional Cuisine food plazas. Night events. Event is largest Irish festival in Southeast United States.
Call 954-462-6000 for more information.
|Last weekend in Feb.||International Food & Wine Fair - Palm Beach, Florida at P.B. International Pavilion at Clematis on Intracoastal Waterway. Very stylish and elegant. Treat yourself to wine tasting, gourmet food sampling, seminars, and culinary demos. There will be over 300 vintners from around the world. Call 561-220-2690 for more information.|
|Weekend prior to St. Patrick's day||Irish Festival - in West Palm Beach at Currie Park (on the Intracoastal). Three day gala. Call 561-833-3711 for more information.|
|Starts on the Wed. before the weekend of the 21st of May.||Sunfest
- The largest music, art, and
waterfront festival in the state - on a yacht filled lagoon of the
Intracoastal. Features great entertainment. Enjoy a large variety
of concerts on the five stages. Have some great food in one of the four food courts. Have a tropical drink on
one of the Floating Oases. Enjoy Pedal boat rentals and illuminated
Shop and view the Market place artisans and the Fine Art Show. Stay for the fireworks display. On Flagler Drive on the Intracoastal. West Palm Beach, FL. Call 561-833-3711 for more information.
|First weekend in June||Goombay Festival - Held along shore of lovely tropical Coconut Grove !!! Savor the atmosphere of the Bahamas. This festival honors South Florida�s first Bahamian black settlers in the 1800's. Junkanoo groups dance down Grand Avenue (transformed into Nassau's Bay Street) for weekend. Island rhythms come from cowbells, drums, whistles to rake-n-scrape instruments. Call 305-444-7270 for more info.|