With only a few more weeks of school left, this can be one of the busiest times of the year. Take a breather this weekend with the family at a fun local event. Here are our top picks for what’s happening in and around J-Town this weekend, but there are so many more! Be sure to check out the full calendar of events for even more ideas.

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Friday, May 17

82. Mostly Sunny. 20% chance of rain.

Family Fun Fridays at Sailfish

Sailfish Splash Waterpark | 10:30AM-2PM | $6 | Details

Why you should go: During the Spring and Fall seasons, on select Fridays, Sailfish Splash Waterpark invites families to take a break from the indoors and enjoy their Interactive Splash Playground Area* from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All other waterpark areas closed during this time.

*The Interactive Splash Playground area includes dump bucket, small slides, and zero-entry pool playground.

Kids Spring Sale by JBF

PBG Rec Center | 9AM-7:00PM | Free* | Details

Why you should go:  This is one of the largest consignment sales in the area! Save money while looking for new finds for the kids. Everything is 50-90% off normal retail prices!

Friday Night Live! Concerts

Downtown at the Gardens | 6:00-9PM | 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, May 18

83. Partly Cloudy. 20% chance of rain.

10th Annual Surf & Beach Festival

Ocean Cay Park | 9AM-4PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: If you’re looking for a day at the beach with free entertainment, head down to Ocean Cay Park to catch some rays while watching surfers ride the waves at this festival by Surfers With Autism.

District Farmer’s Market Saturdays

Grandview Public Market | 9AM-2PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: This unique farmer’s market connects our community with local farmers, chefs, artists, and small businesses. Enjoy some amazing food and shopping, while supporting local businesses. Free parking and free valet!

Kids Spring Sale by JBF

PBG Rec Center | 9AM-5PM | Free* | Details

Why you should go: This is one of the largest consignment sales in the area! Save money while looking for new finds for the kids. Everything is 50-90% off normal retail prices!

Kids Club Wellness Party

Gardens Mall | 10AM-12PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: This event at the Gardens Mall is an awesome opportunity to teach the kids about wellness while having fun at the same time with a yoga class, arts and crafts, raffles, and more!

Family Studio at Norton Museum

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

Why you should go: Families will explore diverse settings looking at interior and exterior environments along with the feelings these areas evoke, then bring their own space to life by constructing a setting out of various materials in the studio.

Halfway to Halloween

Roger Dean Stadium | 4PM-8:30PM | $9 | Details

Why you should go: Roger Dean Stadium is bringing back the spooky this weekend as they celebrate the marking of Halfway to Halloween! This will be a fun-filled night for the whole family to enjoy with trick-or-treating, a costume contest, helicopter candy drop, haunted house, and more!

Erasmith: The Iconic Music of Aerosmith

Downtown Abacoa | 7:30PM-10PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Summer is right around the corner and the Abacoa community is celebrating early with a fresh Summer Concert Series featuring a stellar line-up of the music we know and love! This Saturday night will be rockin’ with a tribute to the epic band Aerosmith.

Sunday, May 19

83. AM Showers. 40% chance of rain.

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Club Scrub | 9AM-1PM | $6* | Details

Why you should go: This event is perfect for those looking for some good ole outdoor family fun! Get the kids moving this Sunday with a day of mountain biking the trails at Jonathan Dickinson State Park.

Model Yacht Racing

Lake Catherine | 9:30AM-2PM | Free | Details

Why you should go: Parents and kids can see what the sport is all about without having a model to race. You can even try sailing a radio-controlled sailboat!

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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