This Sunday, April 22, 2018, the Safe Sun Foundation will host its 6th Annual Run From The Rays 5K Run & 1 Mile Run/Walk events at the scenic Spanish River Athletic Complex in Boca Raton, FL. Safe Sun is a non-profit organization created to help in the fight against Melanoma and other forms of skin cancers by increasing public awareness & fundraising for the cause.
Join hundreds of your fellow Boca Raton residents as they come together to run and walk to help raise money to support Safe Sun's mission of prevention, early detection, and treatment of Melanoma and related skin cancers. Race t-shirts and completion medals are guaranteed to the first 750 participants who have registered and paid the entry fee for the event. The 5K Run will begin at 7:00 am with the 1 Mile Run/Walk events beginning at 8:00 am. Following the races, stay and enjoy a healthy & delicious breakfast freshly prepared by Fit Foodz Cafe & take the opportunity to visit all of the generous event sponsors who will be present at the athletic complex. The event will feature a live DJ keeping the music & energy pumping all morning long, as well as a bounce house for kids & a free race for children 8 years of age and under.
The Safe Sun Foundation will donate all proceeds from the event to select charities who share a common mission to provide screening, treatment, education, and research for Melanoma & other life-threatening forms of skin...
On Saturday, April 14th, 2018 the annual JDRF One Walk will be held in Boca Raton, FL at Mizner Park Amphitheater. The goal of this event is to help increase community awareness about Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and to raise funds to support life-saving research for this pervasive disease. Hosted by JDRF, the leading global organization funding Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) research, the event will consist of a two mile trek through East Boca Raton.
Check-in for the event will begin at 7:30 am at Mizner Park Amphitheater with the walk starting at 8:30 am. The event is free and open to the public, with donations accepted and encouraged to help support the cause. Individual walkers, as well a corporate groups, families, and school teams are welcome to participate. Participants are free to walk, run, rollerblade, bike, etc. to complete the two mile trek however they prefer, as all participation & contributions are greatly appreciated. Complimentary beverages and refreshments will be provided to all who participate in the walk. Sorry, no pets allowed inside the venue.
If you are interested in participating in the JDRF One Walk, please click here to register online in advance. Visit the 2018 Boca Raton JDRF One Walk website...
Be sure to save the date for Sunday April 8th, 2018 for the 15th Annual Future Stars Performing Arts Competition, South Florida’s premiere annual performance competition for middle and high school dancers and vocalists. Presented by The Rotary Club of Boca Raton, this year’s Future Stars Performing Arts Competition will be held at renowned Mizner Park Amphitheater in Downtown Boca Raton.
Recognized as one South Florida’s most prestigious performing arts competitions, the event will showcase performances by South Florida’s brightest and most promising young vocalists & dance artists as they compete before a panel of prominent professional judges. Performers will compete for the title of “South Florida’s Next Top Talent” in their respective artistic categories which include Top Dance Group, Top Middle School Dance Soloist, Top High School Dance Soloist, Top Middle School Solo Vocalist, and Top High School Solo Vocalist. All of the performers who will be competing were carefully selected through a rigorous and highly-selective preliminary audition process, previously held on February 3, 2018 at the Pine Crest School’s Performing Arts Center. The exclusive list of audition finalists who made the final cuts to compete in each category at this year’s Future Stars Competition can be found by visiting the Rotary Club of Boca Raton's Future Stars Event Page.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Sanborn Square Park
72 N Federal Highway
4 pm - 10 pm
Downtown Boca Raton will host the city's 3rd Annual Italian Fest at Sanborn Square Park on Saturday, February 3, 2018. This exciting community event drew over 8,000 people last year, and this year's event is expected to be even larger! Celebrating all things Italian, Downtown Boca's Italian Fest will feature a variety of local food vendors serving traditional Italian cuisine, desserts, and beverages, as well as authentic Italian entertainment, including Italian cooking demonstrations and live musical performances by Tre Bella, Carlos DeAntonis, and the Club Swing Band.
In addition to the amazing Italian food and live entertainment, the event will feature a variety of fun rides, face painting, and carnival games to keep the kiddos happy. Additionally, festival goers who are feeling competitive, or maybe just extra hungry, will have the opportunity to enter the meatball eating contest, which is sure to provide a ton of laughs, as well as bragging rights for the brave contest winner! With something for the whole family, Italian Fest 2018 is sure to be an enjoyable experience for all who come out and join in on the fun!
Admission is absolutely free, with the event beginning at 4 pm and continuing all the way until 10 pm. So whether you want to celebrate your Italian heritage, have a passion...
Come out and join in on the feast and fun at the Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival in Mizner Park Amphitheater on February 10th & 11th, 2018. Event hours are 10am-6pm both Saturday and Sunday, with $5 admission at the gate. VIP Tent admission is also available ($130), which includes an amazing open raw bar serving fresh oysters, shrimp, and crab legs, an open bar serving premium drinks and cocktails, as well as a full-service waitstaff and linen covered tables.
This premier event is a unique blend of incredible food and amazing live entertainment, affording festival goers the chance to enjoy a wide selection of fresh seafood dishes and tasty drinks prepared by some of the top restaurants in Boca Raton. All seafood dishes at the festival are prepared using sustainable seafood that is indigenous to Florida’s coastal waters. While enjoying your favorite seafood selections, sit back, relax, and enjoy the music. The event will also feature live musical performances by some of the most talented local and regional musicians. With a diverse selection of musical genres including Classic Rock, Soul, R & B, Jazz, Caribbean, and more, there is sure to be something to get everyone at the event up and dancing!
This will be the first time the Seafood & Music Festival is held in Boca Raton, so be sure to come out and help support this event so that it is something that can be enjoyed by the community for many years to come. For more information about the event, including parking...
On Sunday, January 14, 2018, the Sunshine Music Festival will return to Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater! Presented by Live Nation, the festival will feature amazing live musical performances from a line-up of some of the hottest Blues & Funk artists including world-renowned Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mike Gordon, Medeski Martin & Wood, Galactic, Hot Tuna, and more!
Doors to the festival open at 12 pm, with a variety of ticket options available including general admission tickets (standing room only), reserved seated tickets, and ultimate VIP tickets. In addition to the show which will begin at 1 pm, festival goers can immerse themselves in the Blues and Funk culture while shopping the numerous vendors, enjoying an ice cold beverage or a glass of wine, grabbing a tasty bite to eat, and bouncing around the festival's multiple stages.
Like last year’s event, this year’s festival is expected to have an amazing turnout, with Blues and Funk lovers coming together to enjoy a day filled with great food, tasty drinks, lots of dancing, and amazing musical performances. For more information about this highly-anticipated, electrifying musical event visit the Sunshine Music Festival page or the Downtown Boca Raton Events page.
With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, it’s time to prepare to kiss 2017 goodbye and look forward to a fresh start to a New Year full of health, happiness, and opportunity. With plenty of food, drinks, dancing, resolutions, and celebratory champagne toasts, New Year’s Eve is one of the most highly anticipated and widely celebrated events of the entire year. If you haven't made your plans for ringing in 2018 yet, here is a list of some of our favorite New Year's Eve celebrations happening right here in Boca Raton, FL.
Boca Resort: Rock the Block This New Year's Eve!
Rock the Block returns to The Boca Raton Resort & Club for its 5th year in a row, with more amusements, live music, and excitement than ever before. Members and those lucky enough to be staying at the resort will ring in the New Year with a high-energy concert, featuring live musical performances by Salt n’ Pepa & DJ Spinderella, Wang Chung, and A Flock of Seagulls. Following these live performances, there will be a New Year’s countdown followed by a spectacular midnight fireworks display over the 18th fairway.
The celebration begins at 8 pm, with musical performances starting at 10 pm. Basic ticket prices start at $150 for adults, $125 for teens (ages 13-17), and $75 for children (12 and under). There are several ticket options available, offering various food and beverage packages and access levels to this momentous celebratory event. If this sounds like the perfect way to step into...
One of the biggest celebrations is just over a week away, and you won't want to be at home! Kiss 2016 goodbye at one of these great spots in Boca Raton. There is sure to be plenty of food, plenty of drinks, and plenty of fun! You don't want to miss the live music, champagne toasts, and lots of cheers for the New Year! If you've been wondering where you can ring in 2017 with all your friends here are a few of our favorite Boca Raton places that are throwing a New Years Eve Bash.
Boca Resort: Rock the Block
Planning on staying at the Boca Raton Resort this New Years Eve? If so, you have the option to attend one of the hottest New Years Eve parties in Boca Raton! Rock the Block is open to guests of the resort staying for at least two nights. Enjoy music, food, dancing, rides, fireworks, and more! There will be live bands, DJs, and guest performers Jay Sean, Nico & Vinz, and Taylor Dayne. Entry level tickets will gain you access to a deluxe open bar, carnival, and entertainment. Dinner tickets include options for seafood, meat, carnival favorites, and sweet treats.
Four ticket options are ranging from $150 - $495 include everything from an open bar to a multi-course dinner.
To be eligible for this extravagant New Years Eve party you must be a guest at the Boca Resort on December 31, 2016, or a Premier Club Member.
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Moving to Boca Raton is a luxury that everyone dreams of experiencing. Three Boca Raton condominium communities can turn that dream into reality by providing affordable living to all. With an ideal location near the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean, Waterfront condos at these prices are rare!
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Boca Raton Beaches
One of the main reasons why tourists travel to Boca Raton and why residents decide to call this city their home is because of the two-mile stretch of pristine, beautiful beaches. These lifeguard-protected, sandy expanses of paradise offer a relaxing escape from everyday busy life and give you the opportunity to revel in the seaside magnificence that Boca Raton has to offer. It's fine if you are just wanting to spend your day lounging in the sand or cooling off in the refreshing blue waters, but if you are looking for for some other amenities, Boca has three parks connected to the beaches that provide the essentials for your day of fun in the sun.
Red Reef Park - Snorkeling, fishing and nature walks are among the many popular activities people take part in at this spectacular beach location. Red Reef Park is a 67-acre oceanfront park which encompasses Gumbo Limbo, an Environmental Education Center that provides its guests with countless fun, educational-based activities and an in depth learning experience about coastal and marine life they will never forget. Head offshore and snorkel around the colorful reefs or grab your fishing pole and cast your line into the populous waters to participate in surf fishing, a favorite pastime of many of the park's visitors. If it's a relaxing picnic day you want, look no further than the designated picnic area which is equipped with the essentials, such as grills and picnic...