ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla .– If you’ve got guests in town for Thanksgiving, you’re probably looking for genuine opportunities and reasons to get out of your home. Here are some holiday-themed events taking place this weekend.
1) Cirque Dreams Holidaze – West Palm Beach
Cirque Dreams Holidaze electrifies the holiday season with a reinvented family show live at the Kravis Center. There are four shows that feature unforgettable performances, this critically acclaimed extravaganza is both a Broadway musical and a new circus adventure wrapped up in the ultimate holiday gift for the whole family. Tickets start at $ 29 plus taxes and fees.
2) Hanukkah celebrations
Join Chabad Boynton at Boynton Beach Mall for the 27th Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony located in the food court. Children will receive a free gift bag filled with crafts, a Hanukkah gelt (chocolate pieces) and a dreidel. Sunday November 28 at 5:30 p.m. RSVP by clicking here.
Light Up Delray Beach is a Menorah Lighting & Gelt Drop that takes place Sunday, November 28 at 5 p.m. at the Big Apple Shopping Bazaar. The event will have a DJ, latkes, donuts and cocktails. RSVP by clicking here.
3) Christmas tree lights
Lake Worth Beach
Saturday November 27 at 7 p.m., there will be a tree lighting with Downtown Dance, Victoria Voices and the Lady Jaguars.
Palm Beach Gardens
# 5 fun things @jardins du center-ville kicks off the holiday season with a magical tree-lighting ceremony in Downtown Park on Saturday, November 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be live holiday music and entertainment. Children can drop their letters to Santa Claus in the holiday mailbox. pic.twitter.com/MKuRz9DAxh
– TA Walker (@timallanwalker) November 24, 2021
The Gardens of Downtown Palm Beach will kick off the holiday season with a magical tree-lighting ceremony in Downtown Park on Saturday, November 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be live music and entertainment this holiday season. Kids can drop their letters to Santa Claus in the Holiday mailbox, and families can bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots.
Christmas on the main street is a free family event in downtown Stuart featuring the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Claus, food and beer vendors and more.
4) Light shows
Driving Vacation Light Show – West Palm Beach
A wonderful holiday light show at Okeeheelee Park (near Pooch Pines Dog Park). You can enjoy this spectacular vacation from the comfort of your own car while driving a mile-long route with light shows and holiday music. Tickets start at $ 15 (per car up to 8 people). The funds raised help local families in need.
Friday and Saturday – 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Zoo Lights at Palm Beach Zoo – West Palm Beach
Zoo lights shine for the Palm Beach Zoo vacation
While the animals are sleeping, the Palm Beach Zoo is illuminated for the holidays with over a million eco-friendly lights. On select evenings, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the zoo will be illuminated with unique themed exhibits spanning all 23 acres. Holiday fun also includes photos with Santa, a DJ dance party, seasonal goodies and more! Tickets start at around $ 15 for adults and $ 13 for children (premium nights are more expensive).
5) Night snowfall and light show
Experience a white vacation season in South Florida during nighttime snowfall in the plaza with The Wishing Tree light show. Until December 31, The Square (formerly CityPlace and Rosemary Square) will transform into a winter wonderland every hour (6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.). The event is free and open to the public; no reservations required.