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Festivals & fairs in March in Palm Beach County

From food and music festivals to art and nature festivals, here's our guide to some of the best events in March in the Palm Beaches for 2024. Many are free, others are not.

Festivals in March in Palm Beach County

Festival of the Arts
March 1-10, 2024
Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

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Festival of the Arts BOCA helps to promote the cultural arts and enrich the quality of life of the residents of Boca Raton.


Art Fest by the Sea
March 9 & 10, 2024
Along A1A in Juno Beach, north of Donald Ross Road, to Marcinski Road in Jupiter.

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Guests will enjoy the works of over 300 national and international artists featuring work in all mediums at this free event.


MacBeach Nature Fest
March 9, 2024
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach

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Features environmental exhibitors and artisans, music, and Florida native plant vendors, plus an animal show from Busch Wildlife, food trucks, kayaking, paddle-boarding, and live music performance.

Photo courtesy: Cultural Council for Palm Beach Co.


Royal Palm Beach Seafood Festival
March 16 & 17, 2024
Commons Park, 11600 Poinciana Blvd., Royal Palm Beach

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FREE Admission & FREE Parking.


St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
March 16, 2024
Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

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Parade and festival features live music, dancing, bagpipers, food vendors, crafts, bounce houses, and lots of activities and games.

Photo credit: Delray Parks & Recreation


Holi Hai Festival of Colors
March 23, 2024
Rohi's Readery @ The Square, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., Suite 200, West Palm Beach

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All ethnicities and nationalities are welcome.


Palm Beach International Boat Show
March 21-24, 2024
Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach

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Three-day event in downtown West Palm Beach showcases over $1.2 billion in boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading manufacturers.


Wellington Bacon + Bourbon Festival
March 23 & 24, 2024
Village of Wellington Community Center & Amphitheater, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd.

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Enjoy a weekend of bacon, bourbon plus, there will be crafts, games, live music and more.

Credit: Bacon & Bourbon Fest, Wellington

Delray Beach

March 29 & 30: Join the fun at the Springfest Celebration and Egg Hunt from at Robert P. Miller, 1905 SW 4th Ave., Delray Beach. Friday is activities for teenagers and adults, starting at 6:30 p.m., so take a flashlight; includes food vendors, giant games, DJ and more. Saturday morning is for babies to age 12, starting at 8:30 a.m. This event is free and children should take their own basket to fill with eggs, candy and prizes. The event includes bounce houses and face painters, etc. For more information, click here.

Also read: St. Patrick's Day events in Broward and St. Patrick's Day 2024 parties and celebrations in Miami-Dade.

Check out our post on Easter Egg Hunts & Bunny Photos in Palm Beach County.

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Here's a list of what else is happening in Palm Beach County:

More things to do and places to go in South Florida this week:

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Reptile Encounter: Jupiter

2:30 pm | FREE | Riverbend Park, Jupiter

Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Vizcaya Village Block Party

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Morikami after hours Sunset Stroll, Delray Beach

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Friday, April 19, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Animal Feeding: Aquatic Turtles, Boynton Beach

2:15 pm | FREE | Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands, Boynton Beach

Animal feedings at nature center, WPB

3:30 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Art After Dark: Live performances, tours, workshops, Fridays at The Norton, WPB

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

Jai-Alai, spring season, Miami

6:30 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Magic City Fronton, Miami

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Earth Day: Great American Beach Cleanup, Juno Beach

8:30 am to 2:00 pm | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Naturalist-guided Dry Swamp Walking Tours, Big Cypress

9:30 am to 2:00 pm | $10.00 | Big Cypress Gallery, Big Cypress National Preserve, Everglades

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU free every Saturday

10:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Free film: Sea Turtles of the Palm Beaches

10:30 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum, Miami-Dade

Alligator feedings at nature center, WPB

1:00 pm | FREE | Okeeheelee Nature Center, West Palm Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Night sky viewing with telescopes in west Broward

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | FREE | Fox Observatory

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Free admission, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton

Earth Day Celebration at The Garden

9:00 am to 4:00 pm | FREE | Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Free film: Sea Turtles of the Palm Beaches

10:30 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Farm Tours at Tradewinds Park

11:30 am to 2:00 pm | $3.00-4.50 | Tradewinds Park

Free entry to Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm | FREE | Hollywood Art & Culture Center

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Merrick House Museum Guided Tours

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | $0-5.00 | Merrick House Museum, Miami-Dade

Monday, April 22, 2024

Free tour of the Adrienne Arsht Center

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | FREE | Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami

Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Fish Feeding Talks

1:30 pm to 12:00 am | FREE | Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach

Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email: events@SouthFloridaOnTheCheap.com.

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