Boca Raton may be known for its summertime fun, but its winter activities are just as exciting. From ringing in the new year in style to enjoying beautiful art and delicious cuisine, here are the five best events to attend in Boca Raton this winter.
1. New Year’s Eve at Embassy Suites Hotel – December 31st
The Embassy Suites Hotel and Verdea Restaurant are hosting an epic celebration to bid adieu to 2018 and say hello to 2019. The doors for this event open at 9pm, and the celebration continues well after the clock strikes midnight. The event kicks off with a two-hour open bar and delicious hors-d’oeuvres. After, attendees can dance the night away to a top-of-the-line DJ, take photos, sip champagne, and more. The dress code for this event is cocktail attire, so if glamour is what you’re looking for this New Year’s Eve, the Embassy Suites Hotel is the place to be. Click here to purchase tickets.
2. Winter Equestrian Festival – January 9th through March 31st
The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is home to the winter’s premier equestrian event. An epic showcase lasting over two months, the venue offers competitions in 70 unique divisions ranging from children to professionals who compete for over half a billion dollars worth of prize money. In addition to state-of-the-art competition grounds, The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is home to boutiques, art galleries, and mouth-watering cafes. You might even see an Olympian walking around!
3. Boca Fest – January 12th and 13th
The 32nd Annual Boca Fest will take place at The Town Center Mall this year. A favorite amongst locals, Boca Fest features hand-crafted jewelry and artwork from a multitude of talented creators. From paintings and sculptures to necklaces and furniture, Boca Fest includes beautiful crafts in all different mediums.
4. Art Palm Beach – January 16th through 20th
Art Palm Beach has been a staple of the city for over two decades. This year, the event will welcome back favorite artists as well as feature new, emerging talent. Welcoming over seventy galleries from all around the world, Art Palm Beach will truly contain a survey of global masterpieces. Restaurant booths, espresso samples, and the option to purchase a VIP experience set Art Palm Beach apart, making it much more than just an art show.
5. Italian Fest – February 16th
Mama mia! The fourth annual Boca Raton Italian Fest is heading to Mizner Park Amphitheater this February. From 4pm to 10pm, attendees can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine ranging from fresh pastas to hand-tossed pizzas. But it doesn’t stop with the food–guests will also have the option of sipping on the best Italian wines and listening to live performances of classic Italian music. This event has quickly become one of the most highly-anticipated winter activities, so don’t miss out.
Whether you live in Boca Raton or are just stopping by, you can experience the best that this dynamic city has to offer this winter. If you’re looking to put down roots in the area or are considering making a change within the community, please don’t hesitate to reach out–it would be my pleasure to assist you on your home buying journey.