Best Local Events in April

April 1, 2019

Spring is here! It’s the best time of the year to enjoy the great events right here in the place we call home!

Brew At The Zoo – The Palm Beach Zoo is bringing back Brew At The Zoo on Saturday, April 6 to showcase 25+ South Florida local brewers. Each brewery will have several taste offerings accompanied by live music, food vendors, and of course – many of the animals that call the zoo their home. All of the beer at the event is brewed within 100 miles of the Zoo.  This makes Brew at the Zoo the lowest carbon footprint beer festival in the Southeast!  Tickets must be purchased in advance and can be done here:


Palm Beach County Seafood & Music Festival: Come and be part of the 1st Annual PBC Seafood & Music Festival at the Abacoa Center in Jupiter taking place April 5-7.  Attendees will sample delectable foods cooked on site by local restaurants and food purveyors.  A variety of seafood entrees and vegetarian dishes will be available, along with a diversity of side dishes, desserts, and beverages. Live musical performances by some of the region’s top musical talents will accompany the event along with a marketplace of arts and crafts, gourmet food items and specialty products.  For more info:


Palm Beach International Jazz Festival:  Celebrating the great American genre of Jazz, this inaugural event will take place on April 13 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts – Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach. The Festival is a full, one-day, two-concert event with multiple bands featuring highly acclaimed and young aspiring jazz artists who perform in and around South Florida as well as around the world. For more info:


Downtown Abbey: The Exhibition:  Wrapping up its final weeks here in West Palm Beach, the exhibition is based on the award-winning television show and incorporates scenes and characters from show. Open daily from 10am – 7pm through April 22 in the former Macy’s at CityPlace, attendees will feel as though they’ve been transported to post-Edwardian England as they make their way through the iconic fashions and beloved house from the show’s six seasons. More info can be found here:


Easter Egg Hunts:  Easter is April 21 this year and always brings along great events to celebrate spring, including Easter egg hunts! Here are a few of the more popular hunts happening this month:

Jupiter, April 20, 8:30am: A family-friendly event at the Jupiter Community Park Softball Fields includes visits with the Easter Bunny, Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Arts Crafts and Toddler Play Area. Don’t forget to B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Basket) to collect eggs filled with candy. For more info:

Palm Beach Gardens, April 13, 9:00am: Egg Extravaganza – Held at the Gardens Park soccer fields, this fun family event is geared towards kids under 10 years old with an egg hunt and a visit from The Bunny. For more information:

Jensen Beach, April 20, 10am: The Easter Eggstravaganza at The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast will provide an Easter egg hunt for children up to 12 years old, a petting zoo, food and craft vendors and more. For more info:


SunFest – Although it’s happening in May, SunFest is worthy of an early mention so you can get your tickets in time! Held annually downtown West Palm Beach, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival that attracts more than 200,000 visitors! SunFest will be held May 2-5 on the downtown intracoastal waterfront. More than 50 legendary artists and bands perform on three stages featuring a mix of genres including rock ‘n’ roll, funk, indie rock, hip-hop, country and reggae. The festival grounds is within the Art District to complement the music with eye-catching art work and demonstrations, delectable eats, floating bars and a fireworks show to close the weekend. See a complete lineup of this year’s performers here: