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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.



  • Downtown Delray Beach  where the is always something going on!

    Visit the PROMOTION Page for the Downtown Business Open House Events, Specials and Unique shopping opportunities you won't want to miss!

    Download the Event Calendar for the summer's events!

     


    Full Annual Event Calendar Oct - April
    Full Annual Event Calendar Oct - April Download



  • MARK YOUR CALENDAR'S FOR THE 2015 FABULOUS FASHION WEEK in Downtown Delray Beach! Jan. 17-24, 2015

    Celebrate the sophistication and style that is offered in this unique one of a kind destination! Enjoy fashion events, instore designer trunk shows, and the Fabulous Fashion Show on Jan. 24th showcasing over 150 different looks from 50 different retail locations in Downtown Delray Beach.

    For Sponsorship Opportunities, Volunteer opportunities, and modeling information please contact Laura Simon at the DDA office - 561-243-1077

    Check out our YOUTUBE page to view several video's of this past year's events!


    Become a Fabulous Fashion Week Sponsor
    Become a Fabulous Fashion Week Sponsor Download




  • First Friday Art Walk Brochure and Map
    First Friday Art Walk Brochure and Map download

    Art Walk in Downtown Delray
    First Friday of Every Month
    July 3, August 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3
    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:

    - Addison Gallery
    - Ettra Fine Art Gallery
    - Gallery at Studio 5
    - Ford Fine Art
    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
    - Artworks by Lois Brezinski
    - Sundook Fine Art Gallery
    - The Blue Gallery
    - The Art Arena
    - Lidia Tohar Studio 101
    - Alexanders Designs
    - Boca Museum of Art

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



  • Free Concert in the Park
    Jazz on the Intercoastal every Sunday
    12pm - 4pm
    Beginning August 3, 2014

    Join the City of Delray Beach and Love 94 Cool Jazz on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a Free Concert in the Park!

    Call 954-794-9499 for information


  • OCTOBER



  • Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club

    Thursday October 9th, 8 pm
    Delray Beach Center for the Arts Vintage Gym
    Tickets $20 - on sale September 9th

    Our "rising star" will be announced soon! Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972
    in New York City.



  • “Art-Ober” On The Ave

    Thursday October 9th, 6 - 10 p.m.
    NE 2nd Ave from Atlantic Ave north

    Music, Art exhibits, open house, entertainment for the family visit www.ontheavedelraybeach.com



  • Free Friday Night Concert Series

    October 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st
    7 - 10 p.m.

    Every Friday night through January 2015 at
    Delray Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavilion.
    Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave.
    561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org



  • AVDA 15th Annual 5K Race

    October 11th – 7 a.m.

    6:30 AM Registration | 7:30 AM Race Start
    A1A at Anchor Park | 340 South Ocean Blvd. (A1A)
    Delray Beach, FL 33483
    5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, and Kid's Dash
    Join us as we celebrate 15 years of
    "Racing to Stop Domestic Abuse!"
    www.avdaonline.org/event-info



  • Music and Art in the Park

    Tuesday October 14th, 6-8 p.m.

    FREE - Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment. Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center.

    For more information please contact Abby Murrell:
    561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com



  • Delray Bash at Old School Square Park

    Saturday October 18th, 7 - 9:30 p.m.
    sponsored by the American Lung Association www.thedelraybash.com



  • Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival
    by Howard Alan Events

    Saturday October 18th and
    Sunday October 19th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    NE/SE 4th Ave, FREE to the Public
    Vendor info: www.artfestival.com 561-746-6615
    Parking: 561-243-1077 or visit www.downtowndelarybeach.com/parking



  • 2nd Annual Halloween Fall Fest
    at the Delray Beach Historical Society

    Thursday October 23rd, 6-8:30 p.m.

    FREE- Outdoor screening of "It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown," Ghosts of Delray Haunted House, Gourmet Popcorn Bar, Trick-or-treating and more!

    Delray Beach Historical Society
    3 NE 1st St. 561.274.9578.



  • Delray Beach Green Market
    (Held Every Saturday through May)

    Opens: Saturday October 25th
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    The GreenMarket is a Saturday morning destination as an open air marketplace located at Old School Square Park on 50 NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare along with live musical entertainment each week.

    delraycra.org/greenmarket



  • Trick-or-Treat Along the Avenue

    Saturday October 25th, 11:30 a.m. - 1p.m.

    All children are welcome to show off their Halloween costumes and Trick-or-Treat along the avenue and Pineapple Grove. This event provides parents and children with a safe environment to trick or treat and show off their costumes.
    For more information, call the DDA at 561-243-1077



  • Halloween Parade

    Saturday October 25th - 1:00 pm

    Children are invited to begin lining up to participate in the Halloween Parade at the southeast corner of Old School Square Park. The Halloween Parade route will go east on Atlantic Avenue through downtown Delray to Veterans Park. This event is sponsored by the Delray Beach Rotary Club and Professional Firefighters/Paramedics Benevolent Fund Inc.

    For more information, contact Harvey Brown at 561-573-5000.



  • Kidsfest

    Saturday October 25th, 1 - 4 p.m.
    Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st Street

    Immediately following the Halloween Parade, all children are invited to join the City at Kidsfest! Kidsfest is a FREE family event in Veterans Park, that features live entertainment, a bounce house, food vendors, a make-and-take craft area and much, much more. In addition, local children's services/organizations that target health, safety and fun will be featured to provide additional information to parents. Sponsored by the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation.

      For more information, contact Danielle Beardsley:
    (561) 243-7277 or by E-mail at beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com


  • Annual Atlantic Grille Halloween Celebration
    Annual Atlantic Grille Halloween Celebration open


    Annual Atlantic Grille
    Halloween Celebration

    Friday October 31, 2014
    At The Seagate Hotel,
    1000 E. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach

    Join us for live entertainment, festive decorations, and a
    costume contest* featuring extravagant hotel, spa and dining
    prizes. Limited seating available.
    For reservations call: 561-665-4900

    Reduced hotel rates start at $166.60 per night, based on
    availability, October 30 through November 2.
    To book call, 1-877-57-SEAGATE or visit
    TheSeagateHotel.com and enter code: HALWN


  • NOVEMBER



  • The LPGA Legends Golf Tournament

    November 6 - 9th

    Join us at the Seagate Country Club for this year's LPGA Legend's Tour! Tickets go on sale at all Florida Walgreens’ locations beginning September 15th. Tickets at Walgreens will be $10 per person/per day. Tickets at the gate will be $15 per person/per day. All ticket proceeds support Dan Marino Foundation (DMF), Achievement Centers for Children & Families (ACCF) and Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (ADVA). www.thelegendstour.com



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday November 7th, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • Free Friday Night Concert Series

    November 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
    7 - 10 p.m.

    Every Friday night through January 2015 at
    Delray Center for the Arts Outdoor Pavilion.
    Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave.
    561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org



  • 3rd Annual Wine & Seafood Fest

    Saturday November 8, 11 am to 10 pm
    & Sunday November 9, 11 am to 7 pm

    FREE Admission
    Delray Beach continues its’ decade long tradition of producing unique and entertaining street festivals. Now in its third year the 2014 Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival offers visitors the opportunity to stroll the palm tree lined streets of Delray while enjoying a great glass of wine or a plate of delectable seafood. 561-278-0424

    For more information visit:
    www.dbwineandseafood.com



  • Music and Art in the Park

    Tuesday November 11th, 6-8 p.m.

    FREE - Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment. Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center.

    For more information please contact Abby Murrell:
    561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com




  • 2nd Annual Delray Surf Festival

    Saturday November 15th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    All Surfers welcome to compete for the Delray trophy! This local surfing contest takes place on the south end of Delray Beach. Contact: 561-243-7277 or visit www.facebook.com/delraysurffestival



  • Chris Evert / Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic

    November 21st - 23rd

    Hosted at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and the celebrated Boca Raton Resort & Club, this multi-day event features two days of Pro-Celebrity Tennis, the Classic Cocktail Party, Tennis with Chrissie and Friends at the Pro-Am and the Pro-Celebrity Gala, an elegant, first-class evening of entertainment, dining and dancing. Don’t forget about the exciting live auction at the Gala with exceptional, one-of-kind items that you will have to see to believe! 561-394-2400, chrisevert.org



  • Small Business Saturday in
    Downtown Delray Beach

    Saturday November 29th

    Join the movement and Shop Small in Downtown Delray Beach supporting the over 400 boutiques, salons, spas, galleries and restaurants.

    Visit downtowndelraybeach.com/promotions for a full list of participating merchants and additional offers being promoted during the month of November and for Small Business Saturday. Call 561-243-1077 for details.



  • Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving
    Weekend Fine Art Festival

    presented by Howard Alan Events

    Saturday November 29th &
    Sunday November 30th – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    FREE to the Public. Location: NE/SE 4th Avenue off of E. Atlantic Ave. contact Vendor info: 561-746-6615
    Parking: 561-243-1077 or visit www.downtowndelarybeach.com/parking


  • DECEMBER



  • 100ft Christmas Tree Lighting

    December 4th, 5 p.m.

    The Delray Beach 100ft Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is one of the largest and most celebrated holiday events in Palm Beach County. Festivities begin at 5pm. A month long celebration kicks off with the lighting of the 100ft Christmas Tree on December 4th at 7:15pm at Old School Square Park 100ftchristmastree.com



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday December 5th, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • Delray Beach Holiday Parade

    Saturday December 13th, 6 p.m.

    On East Atlantic Avenue beginning east of the Intracoastal
    and continuing west to fire dept.
    THEME: “HOLIDAY MOVIES”
    PARKING: $5 County Parking Garage – West Atlantic Avenue; next to Courthouse/behind library.
    Old School Square $5 Parking Garage.

    For details and information please contact Danielle Beardsley at Delray Beach Parks and Recreation 561-243-7277, beardsleyd@mydelraybeach.com, mydelraybeach.com



  • Holiday Boat Parade

    Saturday Decmber 13th, 6:30 p.m.

    Santa Claus is cruising to town. The flotilla of brightly-decorated boats line up at the Boynton Beach Inlet and motor south along the Intracoastal Waterway to the C-15 canal in Delray Beach beginning at 6:30 p.m. Viewing areas are located at the Boynton Harbor Marina and along the parade route. Remember to help a child in need this holiday season! Please bring new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Free community event. No pets please.
    If you are interested in entering your boat into the parade, contact Amy at the Boynton Beach CRA – 561.600.9097, boyntonbeachcra.com



  • Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival
    by Howard Alan Events

    Saturday December 27th and
    Sunday December 28th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    NE/SE 4th Ave, FREE to the Public
    Vendor info: www.artfestival.com 561-746-6615
    Parking: 561-243-1077 or visit www.downtowndelarybeach.com/parking



  • First Night Delray Beach

    December 31st

    Family friendly New Year's Eve Celebration.
    561-278-0424, 100ftchristmastree.com


  • JANUARY 2015



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday January 2nd, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • Downtown Delray Beach Fashion Week

    January 17th - 24th, 2015

    Over 40 Fashion Events to include Designer Trunk Shows, Makeovers, Nightly Fashion Events and a Fabulous Fashion Show featuring the designs, styles and fashions found in the over 70 fashion boutiques in Downtown Delray Beach; Event produced by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority: for details and sponsorship information, visit downtowndelraybeach.com or call the DDA at 561-243-1077



  • Downtown Delray Beach Fine Art Festival
    presented by Howard Alan Events

    Saturday January 17th and
    Sunday January 18th - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    E Atlantic Ave, FREE to the Public
    Vendor info: www.artfestival.com 561-746-6615
    Parking: 561-243-1077 or visit www.downtowndelarybeach.com/parking



  • 11th ANNUAL PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL

    Tuesday-Saturday; January 20-24, 2015

    Public event prices and times vary. An extraordinary week of poetry events with an impressive line-up of 12 award-winning, nationally acclaimed faculty and guest poets headlined by Dana Gioia, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (2003-2009). Special events include “Ballet’s Child,” a ballet inspired by the poems of Lani Scozzari, with choreography by Donna Murray (Friday night) and Performance Poetry with Malcolm London and Rachel McKibbens on Saturday night.
    For details, visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts /
    Crest Theatre and Vintage Gymnasium
    51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
    561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org



  • Free Friday Concert: B STREET BAND

    Friday, January 30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Rain or shine; free admission. The final concert of the 2014-15 Free Friday Concert series features the ultimate Bruce Springsteen Tribute! Food trucks and cash bar available.

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion
    51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
    561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org

     


  • FEBRUARY



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday February 6th, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • Delray Beach Garlic Fest

    February 6th - 8th

    Celebrating our 16th Anniversary in 2015, Garlic Fest is known as ‘the’ signature event in Palm Beach County. Garlic Fest is a gourmet food & entertainment event that celebrates the “Art of Garlic.” This event is 100% staffed by volunteers. dbgarlicfest.com



  • Delray Beach Open by the Venetian Las Vegas

    February 13th - 22nd

    The Delray Beach Open by The Venetian® Las Vegas, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR & ATP WORLD TOUR event, which is televised nationally (Tennis Channel) and internationally in over 125 countries, and hosts over 50,000 spectators and more than 10 hospitality and amateur tennis events. for more information visit www.yellowtennisball.com



  • Music and Art in the Park

    Thursday February 19th, 6-8 p.m.

    FREE - Bring your family and friends out to the Veterans Park Gazebo for a night of interactive music and hands-on art. Musicians of all ages are welcome to bring an instrument and join the open "jam session" style music. For the artists among us, easels and art supplies will be set up and open to anyone wanting to explore their inner creativity in an non-instructional play environment. Join in or just sit and listen, everyone is welcome! Veterans Park Recreation Center.

    For more information please contact Abby Murrell:
    561- 243-7350, murrell@mydelraybeach.com



  • Spady Cultural Heritage Day "Spady Day"

    Saturday February 28th
    170 NW 5th Avenue

    The old ways of living and thriving in Florida will come to life at the Living Heritage Day (a/k/a “Spady Day”), when the Tradition Bearers of Renaissance Park of Marianna, FL share how pioneers made household products, such as lye soap and straw brooms, and meals straight from the land. Activities for children and family, such as storytelling, a bounce house and face-painting, will be available. The fun will take place on the Spady Museum complex at 170 NW 5th Avenue in Delray.

    For more information call 561-279-8883, or visit www.spadymuseum.com/spady-cultural-heritage-day



  • Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival
    by Howard Alan Events

    Saturday February 28th and
    Sunday March 1st - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    NE/SE 4th Ave, FREE to the Public
    Vendor info: www.artfestival.com 561-746-6615
    Parking: 561-243-1077 or visit www.downtowndelarybeach.com/parking


  • MARCH



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday March 6th, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • 7th Annual SAVOR THE AVENUE

    March 26th - 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    on E. Atlantic Avenue.

    presented by Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority and Delray Beach Magazine. This unique, award winning culinary event will serve over 1000 attendees at the nation’s longest dining table who will enjoy a four course meal from 20 of the Downtown restaurants.
    Call 561-243-1077 for information or visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com/savor-and-tastemakers



  • 47th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Parade

    March 13th & 14th

    This year, the Delray Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates its 47th year, rejoicing in our Irish heritage and honoring the service of the International Firefighters. The 2014 parade draws Marching Pipe & Drum Bands from around the world. In past years, marching firefighter bands from Dublin, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Canada and Australia have joined the festivities and traditionally play at the Irish Siamsa and Party. Join us for one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the nation and pay tribute to the brave Firefighters across the globe.

    For information on the Irish Siamsa and party,
    please contact Nancy Stewart at 561-279-0907 www.festivalmanagementgroup.com



  • 1st Annual Bacon & Bourbon Festival

    March 28th & 29th

    From the creators of Delray Beach Garlic Fest, we proudly introduce our newest festival offering, The Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest. Plan to join us as we celebrate the most beloved food in the universe, Bacon and the ultimate American made spirit, Bourbon. At the heart of our festivals is our commitment to create fun-filled food-lover community events featuring unique foods and beverages. 561-279-0907, www.delraybaconandbourbonfest.com


  • APRIL



  • Art Walk in Downtown Delray

    Friday April 3rd, 6 - 9 p.m.

    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. 
    561-243-1077
    downtowndelraybeach.com/events



  • Chamber of Commerce 53rd Annual Delray Affair

    April 10th - 12th

    In 2015, the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 53rd year of the Delray Affair. Nicknamed the “Greatest Show under the Sun”, the Delray Affair is the largest arts & craft festival in the Southeast United States. The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue, grounds of Delray Beach Center for the Arts and Old School Square Park.
    561-278-0424, www.delrayaffair.com


  • MAY



  • OLD SCHOOL BEERFEST

    Friday May 8, 2015
    6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

    Celebrating the art of a well-crafted beer! Unlimited sampling of craft brews, international beers and ciders; food stations (for purchase), wine tasting, game area, cash bar and live music.

    Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Outdoor Pavilion
    51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach 33444
    561-243-7922, DelrayArts.org