Easter has come and gone, temperatures are picking up and it's time to head out to the beaches! This month brings us to West Palm Beach for SunFest, the annual waterfront music and arts bash, a colorful Orchid show in South Miami, and for our baseball fans, the Miami Marlins are in town.
Every year, on the first week of May, the West Palm Beach waterfront becomes the stage of a gigantic party for 5 days with a full lineup of top musical acts, a Fine Art and Crafts competition and exhibition, a 5k race and a stupendous fireworks display on the final day.
This year's performances taking place on three stages include some great names: Train, The Smashing Pumpkins, Life in Color, Ed Sheeran...
Here's the full lineup.
When?: May 1 - 5, 2013:
Wednesday and Thursday May 1-2, 2013 - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday May 3, 2013 - 5:00pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday May 4, 2013 - noon to 11:00 pm
Sunday May 5, 2013 - noon to 9:00 pm Fireworks are at 9:00 pm
Where?: Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront along the Intracoastal Waterway from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
How Much?: One-Day Pass for Adults $37, Early-Bird (buy before April 27) $30, discounts for children, youth and seniors available as well as multi-day passes and group rates.
For ticket and parking info: www.sunfest.com
Over 50 booths of colorful blooms at this 3-day event which features the largest annual orchid show in the country.
Along with the beautiful and exotic flowers there will be supplies for sale, lectures by experts in the field, raffles and a great atmosphere to enjoy all sorts of international delicacies.
When? Friday to Sunday May 17 to 19, 2013 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where? Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead FL 33031
How Much? $10
More Info: Fruit and Spice Park.
When? Thursday May 9, 2013 - 8:00 p.m.
Where? AmericanAirlines Arena
How Much? Prices vary, from $65
The Miami Marlins are back at splashy Marlins Ballpark with a fresh new line-up and plenty of young talent that bring some exciting prospects for the season.
Don't miss the chance of seeing them live at their plush new quarters! In town this month are the New York Mets, the Cincinnati Reds, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays.
When? See schedule below
Where? Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way (NW 16th Avenue), Miami, Florida 33125
How Much? Individual game tickets can be had for as low as $11.
Miami Marlins Home Games at Marlins Ballpark - May 2013
|Wednesday May 1, 2013||12:40 p.m.||New York Mets|
|Tuesday May 14, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Cincinnati Reds|
|Wednesday May 15, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Cincinnati Reds|
|Thursday May 16, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Cincinnati Reds|
|Friday May 17, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Saturday May 18, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Sunday May 19, 2013||1:10 p.m.||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Monday May 20, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Tuesday May 21, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Wednesday May 22, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Wenesday May 29, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Tampa Bay Rays|
|Thursday May 30, 2013||7:10 p.m.||Tampa Bay Rays|
|Friday May 31, 2013||1:10 p.m.||New York Mets|
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