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561.243.1077


 

In addition to award-winning beaches, a bustling downtown district, vibrant nightlife and rich cultural heritage, Delray Beach hosts numerous events and programs for both residents and visitors. This is where you will find updated calendars of events throughout the year. Regardless of what time of year it is, there is usually something fun going on.




  • Gallery Walk in Downtown Delray
    Friday, April 18, 2014
    6pm-9pm
    Stroll throughout downtown Delray Beach and a special night featuring special artist showings, jewelry, entertainment, receptions and more at over 14 Fine Art Galleries in Pineapple Grove District and along Atlantic Ave. Find that unique gift for the Bride and Groom!

    Participating Galleries and locations:
    Pineapple Grove:

    - Val Grant Studio
    - Addison Gallery
    - Ettra Fine Art Gallery
    - Gallery at Studio 5
    Artist Alley Studios
    Cacace Fine Art
    Linda White Gallery
    Cloudhouse Pottery
    Pat Kaufman Studio
    Schmidt Stained Glass
    A. Funk Studio
    Amanda Johnson
    Steve Blackwood
    Studio Romaine
    Joni Sarah White
    AR Gallery
    Magnus and Gordon Gallery
    East Atlantic Ave
    - Debilzan Gallery
    - Forms Gallery
    - Avalon Gallery
    - The Ancient Olive
    - Devinchi Fine Art
    - Artworks by Lois Brezinski
    - Sundook Fine Art Gallery
    - The Blue Gallery
    - The Art Arena

    For addresses visit the Art and Gallery page or call 561-243-1077

     



     




  • Downtown Delray Beach is always gearing up for an exciting year filled with a variety of happenings and events. Download the Annual Event Calendar to be sure not to miss what is happening both Night and Day in Downtown Delray.


    Annual Event Calendar
    Annual Event Calendar Click here



  • Ettra Art Gallery
    149 NE 2nd Ave
    561-529-4909


    Every Friday and Saturday night in February from 6pm-9pm enjoy a special Open House with champagne and wine and original art!



  • “I Do”! in Delray 2014

    “I Do! Delray”  Boutique Wedding & Event Showcase

    Show Schedule:
    Date:
    Sunday, April 13
    Registration: 12 noon
    Show Time: 1pm5pm
    After Party: 5:30pm
    Registration Location:
    Hyatt Place 104 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach

    Show Locations: Hyatt Place and the Delray Beach Center for the Arts

    After Party Location: The Hyatt Place 

    Thank you to our Sponsors: Vixity and Regency Realty Services

    FOR PRICING AND TO REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE AND MORE EVENT INFORMATION: idodelray2014.eventbrite.com

    Vendor and Sponsorship Information Contact : Victoria DeSilvio 954.707.9821 victoria@victoriadesilviogroup.com


    Exhibitors and Vendor List
    Exhibitors and Vendor List Vendor and Exhibitor List

  • APRIL



  • Earth Day Event
    Delray Beach - Green and Thriving

    Saturday, April 19, 2014
    10am - 12pm
    Old School Square Park as part of the Green Market


    Free to the Public
    Kids Activities, Earth Day Vendors, Giveaways, Raffle Prizes
    Call 561-243-7190

     



  • Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series 
    presents Story Musgrave

    Thursday April 10th - 2 p.m. 

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre,
    Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444 
    Tickets $30/$45

    (561) 243-7922
    DelrayCenterForTheArts.org



  • Raise Your Glass to End Hunger

    Thursday April 10th - 6 to 9 p.m.

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square.
    A tasting from three wineries in California (Cosentino, Clos Pegase, Girard). Korbel champagne, food pairings from local restaurants provided by Tryst and Buddha Sky Bar, plus a raffle and live auction. 

    $50.00 ($40.00 in advance)

    All proceeds go to support CROS Ministries’ hunger programs.
    Please call (561) 233-9009 x106 for more information.



  • Artists in the Park

    Saturday April 12th &
    Sunday April 13th - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Outdoor Art Shows at Veterans Park.
    Presented by the Delray Art League.

    www.delrayartleague.com



  • Artists Alley Open Studios 

    Every Third Thursday
    April 17th - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    An exciting new warehouse arts area in the Pineapple Grove Arts District of Delray Beach Florida, runs north and south between NE 3rd and 4th Streets, east of 3rd Avenue and west of the RR tracks. All of the Studios and Galleries in Artists Alley will be open every third Thursday each month.

    www.artistsalleydelray.com



  • Shakespeare at The Pavilion

    Thursday, Friday & Saturday
    April 17th - 19th & 24th - 26th

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion,
    Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444

    FREE admission

    (561) 243-7922
    DelrayCenterForTheArts.org

    Take Heed Theater Company returns with another Shakespeare classic as only they can do! Join us under the stars as five actors take on all the roles in a highly entertaining experience.



  • 13th Annual Easter Bonnet Pet Parade 

    Saturday April 19th - 10 a.m. 

    The best dressed animals in Delray strut their stuff in a parade down Pineapple Grove and Atlantic Avenue. Judging and prizes will take place in front of the Cornell Museum. Stick around to see who wins!

    Registration begins at 9am in the Old School Square Park. 
    Entry Fee: $2
    (all proceeds go to the Animal Rescue Force)

    Categories: Most Traditional, Most Original, Funniest, Most Frou-Frou, Most Tropical, and Owner-Pet Look-Alike. 



  • The 52nd Annual Delray Affair

    Friday April 25th & Saturday April 26th - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday April 27th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Nicknamed The Greatest Arts & Crafts Show under the sun, a FREE  three day arts & crafts show event. The Delray Affair is spread over 10 blocks and three public parks in the picturesque seaside village of Delray Beach. Over 725 Artists & Crafters selected through a competitive selection processes. Additional entertainment with Street Performances at select locations throughout the event.

    delrayaffair.com


  • MAY



  • Downtown Delray Annual Orchid 
    Giveaway for Mother’s Day

    May 1st - 9th 

    Shop downtown, spend over $200 and receive a free orchid when you show your receipts at one of the various Orchid locations; brought to you by the DDA.
    Call (561) 243-1077 for details.



  • Pottery Classes 

    May 1-31

    Cloud House Pottery, Artist Alley.
    One-on-one beginning, intermediate, advanced instruction on the potter’s wheel; up to 3 people per 2.5 hour class. Learn how to wedge & center the clay, pull a cylinder, shape clay, add handles, lids & spouts to finish pieces.
    $40 including materials

    (561) 862-9222
    www.cloudhousepottery.com



  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

    Saturday, May 3rd - 11 a.m. to midnight

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavilion
    Presented by the Hispano-Latino Cultural Alliance, this annual celebration includes Mariachi bands; local Hispanic bands; folkloric dances, children's area with arts, crafts and games; Mexican and other food vendors; and merchandise vendors.

    delraycenterforthearts.org



  • Sushi & Stroll

    Friday May 9th - 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
    Summer nights in South Florida are something special, especially when they are augmented with taiko drums and a cultural backdrop that can't be beat! Add a cold drink, a breathtaking sunset and a walking path through a tranquil garden, and you've got Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks!

    www.morikami.org/sushiandstroll



  • Beerfest

    Friday, May 9th - 7:30- to 10:30 p.m.
    (with exclusive VIP access from 6 to 7:30 p.m.)

    Old School Square Grounds Outdoor Pavilion
    and Old School Square Park.
    TICKETS GO ON SALE IN MARCH!
    Advance tickets: $30/$50 (VIP); at the gate: $40/$60 (VIP).

    Experience the world of beer and the art of brewing! Sample more than 50 craft brews, international… Kick back with live music by two of South Florida's best bands -- POCKET CHANGE (funk/blues/R&B) and JAY BLUES BAND. VIP ticket holders will receive a commemorative tasting mug and have exclusive sampling at all beer and wine stations from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    delraycenterforthearts.org




  • Ride and Remember Trolley

    Saturday, May 10th -10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    at the Spady Museum
    170 NW 5th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

    When you board the “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour, the history of Delray Beach comes alive! Illustrated with colorful stories of the personalities and happenings that influenced the growth of the city, the tour does more than relay facts – it draws the riders back in time. We invite you to climb aboard The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum’s popular, monthly “Ride & Remember” Trolley Tour and enjoy the interactive, personalized stories of Delray Beach’s interesting origins and development.
    Fee: $20

    www.spadymuseum.com



  • 4th Annual Amazing Mom and Son Challenge

    Saturday, May 10th - 8:30 a.m.

    Moms and Sons will go on an AMAZING CHALLENGE COURSE throughout downtown Delray Beach.Timing is everything! Teams must work together to perform an assigned task at designated locations before moving on to the next site. First team in each age division to complete all challenges and cross the finish line wins! Fabulous lunch and prizes following completion of the race. Moms may bring all of their sons of any age to compete. Divisions start at 5 years old, up to adults.
    $10 per adult (18 years +)
    $5 per teen/child (17 years old & younger)

    mydelraybeach.com




  • Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise

    Sunday, May 11th - 9:30 a.m. Boarding
    10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Cruise

    Cruise aboard the Lady Atlantic & Lady Delray for a 2-hour Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise as we travel through Delray Beach, Highland Beach & Boca Raton in South Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway. Our Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet, prepared onboard by our Culinary Team, will include Seasonal Fruit Display, Fresh Scrambled Eggs, Cinnamon French Toast with Maple Syrup, Breakfast Sausage Links, Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Tossed Garden Salad, Dry Marinated Sirloin of Beef with Au Jus, Cheese Tortellini in a Pesto Cream Sauce, Assorted Danish, Breakfast Pastries & Desserts, Chilled Juices, Hot Coffee & Hot Tea.
    $48 per person | $38 Children 12 years of age & younger

    (561) 243-0686
    delraybeachcruises.com




  • Mother’s Day Luncheon Cruise

    Sunday, May 11th - 1:15 p.m. Boarding
    1:30 -3:45 p.m. Cruise

    Cruise this Mother’s Day with Delray Yacht Cruises on our 2-hour Luncheon Sightseeing Cruise. Our cruise will travel through Delray Beach, Highland Beach & Boca Raton, allowing for beautiful views of South Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway. Our Mother’s Day Luncheon Buffet will Include: Welcome Aboard Cheese Platter, Tossed Garden Salad, Dry Marinated Sirloin of Beef with Au Jus, Seafood Stuffed Filet of Sole with Newburg Sauce, Chicken Piccata, Cheese Tortellini in a Pesto Cream Sauce, Local Harvest Vegetables, Dinner Rolls & Butter, Chef’s Choice of Dessert, Hot Coffee & Hot Tea.
    $65 per person | $55 Children 12 years of age & younger

    (561) 243-0686
    delraybeachcruises.com



  • Artists Alley Open Studios 

    Every Third Thursday
    May 15th - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    An exciting new warehouse arts area in the Pineapple Grove Arts District of Delray Beach Florida, runs north and south between NE 3rd and 4th Streets, east of 3rd Avenue and west of the RR tracks. All of the Studios and Galleries in Artists Alley will be open every third Thursday each month.

    www.artistsalleydelray.com



  • "On the Ave" in Downtown Delray Beach

    Thursday, May 15th - 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

    FREE to the Public

    Delray Beach’s "On The Ave" takes place in the Pineapple Grove Arts District along NE 2nd Avenue. The spring "On The Ave" event will display the wide variety of art that fills the Pineapple Grove Arts District. Enjoy live music, art, shopping & dining. More information at www.ontheavedelraybeach.com

    Produced by the DBMC at (561) 279-1380

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    For parking details visit the PARKING page.



  • 2014 Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

    Friday, May 16th - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    11 a.m. Lunch & Registration
    1 p.m. Shotgun start
    5 p.m. Cocktails and Hor D'oeuvres (followed by awards)

    Gleneagles Country Club
    7667 Victory Lane Delray Beach, Florida.

    Early Bird rates: $450 for a Team of Four
    $135 for single player
    Prices go up April 1st: $650 for Team of Four
    $165 per single player.

    For additional information, contact Sarah Vallely sarah@festivalmanagementgroup.com


  • La Siren Afro-Caribbean Family Festival

    May 16th - 18th

    Enjoy entertainment, food, contests, prizes, music and arts!

    Friday Reception at Toussaint L'Ouverture High School Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Delray Beach Tennis Center
    Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Haiti's Flag Day Celebration

    All are welcome
    Contact Hattie Parker at hattiefestival@gmail.com or
    (732) 859-2134 for more information



  • 2nd Annual Firefighter Eric Patrie
    5k Memorial Run/Walk

    Saturday, May 17th - 7:00 a.m.

      Anchor Park
    340 S Ocean Blvd Delray Beach , FL 33483.

    On November 11th, 2012 Firefighter Eric Patrie, Age 37, lost his battle to brain cancer. Eric was a 13 year veteran of Delray Beach Fire Rescue. The Delray Beach Firefighter’s and Paramedic's Benevolent organized this 5K to assist Eric Patrie’s family with the financial burden this devastating disease has created. Join us for a scenic 5K along A1A in Delray Beach and show your support.

    To Register visit: www.active.com
    REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE:
    Thursday, May 15

    Please contact us at patrie5k@hotmail.com
    with any questions. 

    www.firefighterericpatrie.com



  • Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival

    Saturday May 24th & Sunday May 25th
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    FREE to the Public

    Located at the Delray Beach Tennis Center
    Parking Lot area on W. Atlantic Ave and NW 2nd Ave

    Visit over 100 craft vendors at the Howard Alan Craft Festival

    For details visit: artfestival.com



  • 8th Annual All-American Tailgate Party

    Saturday, May 31st - 5 to 9 p.m.

    Old School Square, Delray Beach
    Benefiting the Achievement Center for Children & Families.
    Get ready for a day of family fun with fellow sport fanatics at South Florida’s largest tailgate party. Fans will enjoy food from popular Delray Beach restaurants, craft micro-brew beer, live entertainment and a Family Fun Zone. This tailgate party wouldn’t be official without supporting the home team so take a souvenir picture with the Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders and Lombardi Trophy.

    delraytailgate.com


  • JULY



  • Independence Day City Celebration

    July 4th 2014
    A1A & E. Atlantic Ave.

    Delray Beach celebrates Independence Day in a very fun and special way! With a full day of activities and a firework shows from the beach - you are certain to have a fabulous time!
    July 4th Celebration

    Call (561) 279-1380 for more information
    or visit: julyfourthdelraybeach.com


  • AUGUST



  • Tastemakers of Delray Beach

    August 7th & 8th 
    5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

    Delray Beach Magazine and the Downtown Development Authority of Delray Beach (DDA) and approximately 16-18 of the Downtown restaurants present this 6th Annual tasting event. Passport Tickets are $30 Cash.
    For more information contact the DDA at (561) 243-1077
    Delray Tastemakers



  • "On the Ave" in Downtown Delray Beach

    Thursday, August 14th
    6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    FREE to the Public

    Delray Beach’s On The Ave is moving for the month of August to West Atlantic along SW 5th Ave, where art of all kinds will be in the spotlight. Enjoy live music, art, shopping & dining. More information at www.ontheavedelraybeach.com

    Produced by the DBMC at (561) 279-1380

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    For parking details visit the PARKING page.