Every year in the spring, the West Palm Beach waterfront becomes the stage of a gigantic party, a weekend 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 will include some great names as it has in the past. The 2019 lineup features OneRepublic, Earth, Wind & Fire, G-EAZY, Diplo, Keith Urban, Tears for Fears and many, many, MANY more!
Featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team along with military jet flyovers, parachute teams, civilian aerobatic acts and formation flight teams for a fantastic day out on the beach!
Flown from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, the show's main flight line area is between Sunrise Boulevard and 18th Street.
When? Saturday and Sunday, May 4 - 5, 2019 - noon to approximately 4:00 pm
Where? Fort Lauderdale Beach accross from Birch State Park
How Much? Drop Zone Beach - get away from the crowds, food and beverages including beer and wine for purchase plus portable restrooms - Adult $28 advance purchase, $40 on day of event, Child (6-12) $14
Flight Line Club VIP - the ultimate spot on the beach, tents with shade, lunch and drinks/beer, parking, golf cart valet - Advance Purchase $186, on day of event $265
Brew At The Zoo - Miami's Largest Craft Beer Festival
More than 100 craft beers, food vendors, and live performances. This year's entertainment will feature Locos por Juana, a GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY nominated bilingual band, most notably recognized for their high energy live performances and unique fusion of reggae, funk, cumbia, salsa, and rock.
General admission includes complimentary unlimited sample beers and access to buy food from vendors and complimentary non alcoholic beverages.
When? Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Where? Zoo Miami (Metro Zoo) 1 Zoo Boulevard, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami
Redland International Orchid Show - May 17 - 19, 2019
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 - 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where? Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead FL 33031
How Much? $10 adults, $3 children (6-11)
More Info:Redland Fruit and Spice Park.
Surfside's Paddletopia Festival
This groovy two-day affair will transform the 96th Street waterfront park in Miami's Uptown Beachtown into a weekend-long festival with paddle boarding, wellness brands, fitness demos, healthy snacks and family activities.
Paddletopia will feature stand-up paddle boarding along the intracoastal including complimentary paddle boards in partnership with Miami Beach Paddle Board and kayaks available to the public at a pop-up dock on the waterway bordering the park.
There will be a wellness expo with fitness classes and family boot camp, eco-fashion shows, live DJ, "chill out" lounges and much more. Stay fueled with healthy fare available for purchase from a retrofitted vintage trailer, as well as free smoothie and juice samples and more.
Activities for the kids will include an eco-friendly ball pit, a graffiti "train" where children can decorate an inflatable subway car, and a fishing pond. Participants can also enter into contests for a chance to win neat prizes and giveaways.
When? Saturday and Sunday May 18 - 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where? 96th Street Park at 9580 Bay Drive, Surfside
How Much? Admission is FREE; open to the public.
More Info and registration:www.visitsurfsidefl.com.
Memorial Day Weekend: Miami Beach Air & Sea Show and Music Explosion May 25 - 26, 2019
There is no better time to pay tribute to our military, first responders and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country than Memorial Day Weekend, and in this spirit, the National Salute to America's Heroes initiative will take place on our sandy shores with all five branches of the military represented: The Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines and the Coast Guard as well as our police, firefighters and first responder agencies.
What? A two-day music festival, a world class Air & Sea Show, and Fireworks!
When? Saturday and Sunday May 25 - 26, 2019
Where? Along the shores of Miami Beach
How Much? FREE from the public beaches on the North and South ends of the event site. Tickets available for hospitality chalets, family seating area, VIP clubs and hotels packages.
More Info:Memorial Day Weekend Events in Miami.
Holidays in May 2019
Mother's Day - Sunday, May 12, 2019
This is the day to treat mom. Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States.
This year it will be on Sunday May 12, 2019. Don't forget!
A day at the beach, a lavish brunch, some pretty flowers... anything goes!
Here are some ideas to ponder and make her day extra special!
Memorial Day - a Public Holiday - Monday, May 27, 2019
This is a public holiday celebrated every year on the last Monday in May in honor of the men and women
who have died while serving our country.
Memorial Day is the "unofficial" start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day in September marks its end.
Federal government offices are closed on Memorial Day.
This year, the National Salute to America's Heroes will be back on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday May 25 and 26, 2019. There will be an exciting Air And Sea Show as well as stage shows and entertainment on the beautiful shores of Miami Beach.
Calling all Marlins fans!!! Enjoy a perfect outing for all ages with FREE pop up activities, popcorn, balloons, face painting and special appearances by Billy The Marlin and the Marlins Mermaids.
Plus, don't miss out on a special offer for the Saturday, May 18th game at 4:10PM and the Sunday, May 19th game at 1:10PM as the Marlins take on the Mets. Each ticket includes an exclusive Marlins Sports Watch.
How Much? Adults $59.99, Children (3 - 12) $49.99, all summer long! (plus tax)
Pass is valid from mid-May through end of September, exact dates TBA and can be purchased online through any of the above participating parks. If you are an annual pass member to any of them check for any additional discounts you might be entitled for the Summer Savings Pass.