Weekend Planner: 17 things to do in and around Jupiter this weekend
There’s a weekend ahead filled with tons of fun options for area families including a Japanese spring festival in Delray, a seafood and music festival in Abacoa, your last chance to catch replicas of Columbus’ ships, a celebration of spring in Boca, and a Coastal Fest on the Riverwalk in Jupiter. Plus, much more so keep reading.
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- Check out our full calendar to find more activities. Items listed below are just the highlights!
Visit the Nina and Pinta
Harbourside Place | 9AM-6PM | $6.50-$8.50 | Details
Why you should go: Explore real replicas of Columbus’ ships, the Nina and the Pinta, docked at Harbourside Place! The Columbus Foundation is bringing their two replica ships to Jupiter again this spring.
Palm Beach Seafood and Music Festival
Downtown Abacoa | Fri. 4-10PM, Sat/Sun. 11AM-6PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Live music, tons of seafood, vegetarian options, arts and crafts and admission is free.
Delray Beach | Sat/Sun. 10AM-5PM | $7-$20 | Details
Why you should go: Celebrating the first bud of spring, this annual event transforms Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring three stages (with taiko drumming, live painting, martial arts demos, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities.
Friday, April 5
81. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% 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.
Food Truck Pow Wow
Constitution Park, Tequesta| 5-9PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: You like food trucks but prefer a smaller and slightly quieter atmosphere than other local food truck gatherings.
Movie in the Park: Zootopia
Stuart | 6:30-9:30PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. Free popcorn, there will also be lawn games, trivia, raffle prizes and more.
TGIFamily: Growing Good
CityPlace | 6-8PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: The first Friday of each month CityPlace offers up some family-friendly fun to kick off the weekend. This month, families are invited to get their hands dirty with planting activities, flower-crown making, herbal teas and more.
Saturday, April 6
83. Mostly Sunny. 20% chance of rain.
Friends of Jupiter Beach Cleanup
Ocean Cay Park | 8-10AM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Help keep our beaches clean. FREE Breakfast will be served after the cleanup. There will have a word from this month’s sponsor and “thank you for coming” raffle prizes. Community service hours awarded.
Spring Fest @ Spanish River
Boca Raton |10AM-3PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Free activities will include egg hunts, face painting, glitter tattoos, lawn games, arts & crafts, and a petting zoo! Photos with the Easter Bunny or a live mermaid will be available for $5.
Coastal Fest 2019
Riverwalk, Jupiter | Noon – 5PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Do your kids like pirates? Are they *real* kids? They’re gonna love this event and it’s free. Why WOULDN’T you go.
Build a Birdhouse at Home Depot
Home Depot, Jupiter | 9AM-Noon | Free* | Details
Why you should go: Encourage a love for nature and ornithology in this hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a birdhouse.
Norton Museum of Art | 10:30-11:30AM | $1* | Details
Why you should go: Explore the work of contemporary artist Nick Cave then piece together your own sculpture using unique found materials such as buttons, magazine clippings, bottle caps, fabrics, and much more.
Mountainfilm on Tour: Family Fare
Kravis Center |10:30AM-Noon | $5 | Details
Why you should go: Bring the children to enjoy a selection of short family films from Colorado’s acclaimed Telluride Mountainfilm festival. These uplifting stories are told in fun, engaging ways to entertain and inspire families to talk about today’s issues. Recommended for ages 4-7.
Sunday, April 7
82. Mostly Cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
- El Sol Farmers Market | Jupiter | 9AM-1:30PM | Details
- Gardens GreenMarket | Palm Beach Gardens | 8AM-1PM | Details
- Waterfront Market | Harbourside | 10AM-3PM | Details
Learn to Kayak
MacArthur Park| Noon – 1PM | Free*| Details
Why you should go: This is a land-based course to provide beginners the skills necessary for kayaking. Reservations are recommended.
*Events marked with an asterisk require pre-registration. Click details for that event for contact information.
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