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Valentine's Day In Boca Raton | Find The Most Romantic Restaurants In Boca

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It's February, and love is in the air for Boca Raton's couples and newfangled romances. As with every holiday season, part of what we do as a brokerage is share the city, the lifestyle, and the opportunities that dot the landscape around your new Boca luxury condo. While real estate is our keenest focus, the adage "location, location, location" rings true for much more than the home you intend to occupy. Owning a condo in Boca Raton is much bigger than accessing some of the most luxurious and vaunted real estate in the world. In most cases, you're an elevator ride and a short walk from some of the finest locales in South Florida. For today, we prepare our residents young and old, new and tenured, to choose from a rich complement of restaurants fit for romance. Like beauty itself, "romantic" in many cases may be an accepted norm, but it varies dramatically depending on the tastes of those experiencing the moment. For our list, we place 5 romantic restaurants that are diverse and unique enough to suit the tastes of every couple but are not restricted to the moody, candlelit fine dining experiences we imagine when building a list of romantic places to take your love.

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Everything Boca Residents Need To Know To Enjoy The Up On The Rooftop Christmas Festival

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The Boca Raton Community Church is slated to throw their Up On The Rooftop Christmas Festival for residents and visitors of all backgrounds and denominations in a night of family fun holiday festivities. The Champagne & Parisi Blog is the place to find the latest on all things local, and it's been one busy holiday season! For our part, we're happy to provide the answers to the basic questions in a concise format, ensuring you spend less time planning and more time partying! Without further ado, get your blankets and chairs ready and read on to learn where and how to enjoy the Up On The Rooftop Christmas Festival. 

  • When: Friday, December 16th at 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM 
  • Where: The Boca Raton Community Church - 470 NW 4th Ave. Boca Raton, FL 33432

Click HERE for a map of all Festivities 

Click HERE for a map of Children's Activities

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Wildflower Park Boca Raton | Introducing Boca Raton's Newest Public Park

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Welcome to Wildflower Park

To be a great Realtor is more than the art of buying and selling properties. It means to be the key to the city that all newcomers can rely upon, to stay current, updated, and on top of our game. For that reason, we pride ourselves on dialing into local affairs and presenting you with the latest and most pertinent information emerging from around the city. We watched with curiosity as the plans for the brand-new Wildflower Park broke ground earlier this year. The small waterfront park sits on the northwest corner of the drawbridge on Palmetto Park Rd. directly adjacent to the Trattoria Romana restaurant. Read on to learn more about the ins and outs of this delightful addition to our Boca Raton Parks, and why you should pay a visit to Wildflower Park!

What is Wildflower Park

Wildflower Park is a multimillion-dollar project designed to give Boca Raton residents a beautiful slice of serenity directly on the Intracoastal waterfront. The ceremonial ribbon cutting took place on October 22nd and since then the park has begun to attract passersby and dedicated visitors alike. Much like the drawbridge before it, Wildflower Park is within walking distance of many Boca Raton condos and Highland Beach homes to the northeast. This "passive park" is located...

New Artisans & Green Market at Mizner Park

Weekly Artisans & Green Market at Mizner Park in Boca Raton, FL

New this year, Mizner Park will host a weekly Artisans & Green Market which will debut this Sunday, February 9, 2020. The Artisans & Green Market will be held every Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm at the South end of Mizner Park. The weekly outdoor market will feature a large produce center with an amazing selection of locally grown fruits, herbs, & vegetables, as well as numerous local vendors offering a wide range of items such as plants, fresh breads, gourmet honeys, skincare products, unique arts & crafts, and more! 

This new weekly event is just another fantastic reason to visit Mizner Park and a great way to help support local small businesses. What better way to spend a beautiful Sunday in South Florida?! Mizner Park is located at 327 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton. For more information call 561-362-0606. We at Champagne & Parisi Real Estate look forward to seeing you there!

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The City of Boca Raton's 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade

The City of Boca Raton's 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade

The holiday season is drawing near which means that the City of Boca Raton's annual holiday events & festivities are just around the corner! On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, the City of Boca Raton’s 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade will welcome more than 70 floats and groups to entertain onlookers as they bring dance, lights, and music to Federal Highway in East Boca Raton. Drawing thousands of attendees each year, the annual Boca Raton holiday street parade is one of the most highly anticipated events of the season! Each year the city selects a unique theme for the parade, with this year's theme being “Out of this World!”  

The parade route begins at Federal Hwy & SE 5th Street, traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Federal Highway will be closed to vehicular traffic between Glades Road and Camino Real from 5 pm to 11 pm for the parade. The City of Boca Raton recommends that attendees walk, bike, carpool or utilize rideshare services to the parade. Free parking will also be available at City Hall (201 W Palmetto Park Rd), Building Administration (200 NW 2nd Ave), and Downtown Boca Raton Public Library (400 NW 2nd Ave). 

Admission is FREE. For more information, please call 561-367-7073. We at ...

MOVEment Health & Wellness Expo | Mizner Park Amphitheater

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Join us for the inaugural MOVEment Health & Wellness Expo at Mizner Park Amphitheater on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Presented by Wheelhouse Branding, this incredible charity event will benefit the Movember Foundation, the leading charity working to change the face of men’s health on a global level. The Movember Foundation has funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around the world, addressing some of the largest health issues facing men today including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention.

The expo will feature more than 100 exhibitors and tons of great activities happening all day with something for everyone, even the kids! There will be a variety of workshops, classes, demonstrations, vendors, food trucks, a DJ, and more! Attendees can get the day started with Sunrise Yoga in the Park and enjoy additional Yoga classes and demonstrations throughout the day. The expo will also feature the 2018 MOVEment Games, a friendly fitness competition for people of every level of fitness. The cost to register for the MOVEment Games fitness competition...

A Tribute To The Jersey Boys at Mizner Park | November, 3, 2018

A Tribute to the Jersey Boys

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, the Mizner Park Cultural Center will host a tribute show unlike any other, with an intimate live performance of A Tribute To The Jersey Boys. This compelling tribute performance features an incredibly talented group of renowned musicians including William Cintron as Four Seasons frontman and powerhouse vocalist, Frankie Valli, as well as Walter Hochhauser, Carmine DeSena, and Sal Sofia as the remaining members of the group. 

Featuring hit songs like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “December 1963 (Oh What Night),” “Walk Like a Man,” and many more, this nostalgic performance will take you right back to 1962, the year that the Four Seasons released their first hit single “Sherry.” This catchy tune, which ranked #1 on the Billboard charts for an amazing five consecutive weeks, launched the dynamic vocal group to fame and marked the beginning of their incredible chart-topping musical career. A Tribute To The Jersey Boys promises to be a superb & unforgettable musical experience that will have the entire crowd up on their feet dancing & singing along

The show will begin at 7:30 pm at the Mizner Park Cultural Center located at 201 Plaza Real within the upscale ...

2018 Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's | October 28, 2018

2018 Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, the Alzheimer’s Association's Walk to End Alzheimer’s returns to Mizner Park in Downtown Boca Raton. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are currently 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, with this number expected to rise to nearly 14 million by the year 2050. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, education, and research. This inspiring event is held annually in over 600 communities nationwide, calling on participants of all ages to help join the fight against this pervasive disease.

The Alzheimer’s Association is a global organization whose mission is to advance Alzheimer’s care, support, and research worldwide. The organization’s critical work involves providing the necessary care & support to all those facing the disease, driving research toward prevention, treatment and, eventually, a cure, and advocating for the rights and needs of people affected by Alzheimer’s. By joining in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, your participation & fundraising efforts not only help support the overall mission of the Alzheimer’s Association but will also serve to increase the level of Alzheimer’s awareness right here in our own community. 

The Boca Raton 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s...

Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival

Boca Raton Pumpkin Patch Festival

As of September 22, 2018, we have officially said "goodbye Summer and hello Fall",  which for many is the absolute best time of year. When thinking about the Fall season, one of the first things to come to mind, no matter where you live or which season you most prefer, is likely “pumpkins.” From pumpkin carving to pumpkin pie, pumpkin scented candles to pumpkin beer, and the insanely popular pumpkin spice latte that has gained an almost cult-like following, it can be generally agreed that all things “pumpkin” are now synonymous with the Fall season.

As Boca Raton residents, we may not get to experience the crisp, cool air and the changing colors of the leaves that the Fall typically brings, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy all of the great activities and traditions that come with the season-- and yes, that includes pumpkins! On Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7, 2018, the Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival returns to Mizner Park Amphitheater, for a two-day, fun-filled Fall celebration! This event will take place from 10 am - 6 pm on both days, offering a full weekend of family-friendly fall festivities!

The main feature of the festival is, of course, the pumpkin patch, where you can select the perfect pumpkin from a huge patch of more than 2,500 pumpkins! The festival will...

7th Annual Toasts, Tastes, & Trolleys Event | Friday, October 5, 2018

7th Annual Toasts, Tastes, & Trolleys

On Friday, October 5, 2018, the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum’s annual Toasts, Tastes, & Trolleys benefit event returns to Boca Raton for its 7th year. This highly anticipated event promises an extraordinary evening where guests will experience a unique trolley tour of various locations throughout Boca Raton while enjoying dinner by the bite & specialty cocktails at each location.

The event will take place from 6 pm to 11 pm, with the tour beginning and ending at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, where guests will enjoy champagne and hors-d'oeuvres before embarking on the trolley tour. The trolley stops for this year’s tour include several exciting downtown locations including Union Twenty Seven, Loch Bar, Ouzo Bay, Flamingo House with Prosperity Brewers, Bolay...