Summer is in full swing! Enjoy some free and cheap family fun this weekend at one of the many local events happening in and around Jupiter, Florida. And if you’re not feeling the vibes from any of our weekend picks, don’t forget to check out our full calendar of events for even more ideas.


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Friday, July 5

89. Isolated Thunderstorms 30% chance of rain.

*Estuary Exploration

Coral Cove Park |10AM-12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Join the River Center in a day of estuary exploration at their Family Seine and Dip Netting Experience! Activities will include exploring our local waterways through dip netting, seining and of course, snorkeling!

Archaeology Paddle

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Natural Area (S. Beach Rd.) | 11AM-1PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Come learn about the archaeology of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area (ONA) from an aquatic perspective with Florida Public Archaeology Network – Southeast Region! This FREE guided paddle encompasses archaeological, environmental, and historical knowledge of the ONA.

Safari Nights

Palm Beach Zoo | 4-9PM | $18-25 | Details

Why you should go: Enjoy extended hours until 9PM as you explore the entire zoo. Come dressed to match the superhero theme for a chance to win WILD prizes!

Summer Concert Series!

Downtown at the Gardens | 7-10PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: There’s nothing better than a free concert at a favorite local spot! From country to jazz to classic rock, this diverse lineup will have something for everyone! Grab a bite to eat and rock out with the kids this Friday night!


Saturday, July 6

88. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% chance of rain.

*Naturalist Walk

Riverbend Park | 8-9:30AM |Free | Details

Why you should go: Join a naturalist for a guided walk exploring the trails of Riverbend Park. It’s a great way to become familiar with the plant and animal communities, trails and historic events of the park.

Beach Cleanup

Ocean Cay Park | 9AM-1PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Help keep the beach clean & dog-friendly while connecting with the community. FREE Breakfast will be served after the cleanup.

Tow Truck Workshop

Home Depot (Jupiter) | 9AM-12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Together you and your child can build a custom toy tow truck with an operational boom to rescue model vehicles from ditches and embankments, move disabled vehicles or simply put the model on display. Once your wrecker construction is complete, your child can customize it with paint and stickers.

*Guided Pedal and Animal Watch

Riverbend Park | 9:30-11:30AM |$5 | Details

Why you should go: Discover the trails of Riverbend with a naturalist guiding the way. This tour is a leisurely pedal of the trails. Enjoy looking for wildlife and stopping occasionally at points of interest.

Mango Fest

The Garden Shoppe, Rosemary Square | 10AM-4PM | $10 | Details

Why you should go: First annual WPB Mango Fest! Enjoy samples of rare varieties of mangos, mango beer, mango art, and all things mango! If you’ve only had store-bought mangoes, get ready to have your mind blown! Intense flavors of mango you didn’t even know existed are available for your enjoyment!

Family Studio

Norton Museum| 10:30AM-12:30PM |$1 | Details

Why you should go: Tour the sculptures throughout the beautifully redesigned Norton Museum, then create sculptures using a variety of materials with your kiddos. Perfect for children ages 5-12.

 


Sunday, July 7

89. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% chance of rain.

Art for all Ages

Uptown Art WPB | 2-4PM | $20-25 | Details

Why you should go: Paint mini canvas duos of Mermaid and the Beach with the whole family. Uptown Art provides hands-on art instruction, paint supplies, canvases, aprons… everything you need to have a great time and create your masterpiece!

Artful Learning Kids

Manatee Lagoon | 10-11:30AM | $12 | Details

Why you should go: The kids can have fun with art and science on the weekends at Manatee Lagoon by painting beautiful marine life!

Dr. Logger Show

Loggerhead Marine Life Center | 1-1:30PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Through an interactive show, Dr. Logger and “Bob” the sea turtle educate the audience on the life of a sea turtle, by addressing various topics: threats, nesting, anatomy, lifestyle, etc.

Farmers’ Markets

  • Gardens GreenMarket | Palm Beach Gardens | 9AM-1PM | Details
  • Waterfront Market | Harbourside | 10AM-3PM | Details  🙁 

*Events marked with an asterisk require pre-registration. Click details for that event for contact information.

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