What to do this weekend in and around Jupiter including a boat parade, Santa Sightings, and the world’s largest sand tree
Friday, November 30
77. Cloudy. 10% chance of rain.
Holiday in Paradise & Sandi Land
West Palm Beach Waterfront | 10AM-10PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: To see the world’s ONLY 700 ton sand tree and find out what all the fuss is about. Sandi and her friends will come to life nightly until December 31. Kids will enjoy a backstage look at Sandi’s celebrity dressing room where they can take fun photos and even make a video on Saturday nights from 7-9PM.
We Rock Girls Night
We Rock the Spectrum | 7-9PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Support local businesses. Free appetizers. BYOB. No kids! Plus, every customer receives one free OPEN PLAY Pass to use later (with kids). 😜
Palm Beach Gardens Annual Tree Lighting
Burns Road Rec Center | 6-8PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: This family-oriented event celebrating the holiday season has something for everyone including musical entertainment by Jammin’ Jim, a playground winter wonderland, Santa’s workshop, and of course a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus! Food, drinks, and snacks will be available for purchase.
Garden of Lights
Mounts Botanical Garden | 5:30-8:30PM | $10/$5 | Details
Why you should go: Walking through the garden all a-twinkle will definitely put everyone in the holiday spirit. BONUS for just Friday night – Highland Elementary’s band, chorus, and handbells will be performing!
Saturday, December 1
82. Mostly Cloudy. 20% chance of rain.
Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade
Intracoastal Waterway NPB to Jupiter Lighthouse | 6-10PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: It’s a parade! On the water! There are fireworks! It’s for a great cause! A “toy fleet” of boats traveling along the parade route will make convenient dockside pickups during the parade. Just wave a flashlight when you see a boat with a flashing amber beacon. The uniformed Marines and volunteers will pull right up to your dock to collect donations for Toys to Tots. Boats arrive in Jupiter around 8PM.
Royal Palm Beach Winterfest
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park | 1-9PM| Free | Details
Why you should go: Christmas Tree lighting, photos with Santa, Snow Slide, Kids Fun Zone, Great Food, Games and more!
Sunday, December 2
84. Scattered Thunderstorms. 50% chance of rain.
Hand & Foot Print Days
Craft It! Creative – Jupiter | 11AM-6PM | $25-$45| Details
Why you should go: Your little one’s handprints (or footprints) on a special holiday themed plate, mug, whatever, is sure to please any grandparent. Check one off the list!
Downtown Abacoa | 4-7PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Three words…Helicopter Gelt Drop. This event is free but donations are appreciated and registration is requested. Entertainment also provided including music, Face Painting, balloons, and the Bubble Show as seen on America’s Got Talent!
Snowfalls on the Square
CityPlace | 6PM, 7PM, 8PM | Free | Details
Why you should go: Likely to be the only snow you’ll see this year unless you’re headed north for the holidays.
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