March must be around the corner, because home and garden events are filling up our calendar. Get a head start in West Palm Beach this week with a stunning decorator show house on the water, with lots more to look forward to in the next month. From clever tabletop décor to floral fashions to a master class by a top event producer, you’re sure to come away inspired.
Kips Bay Decorator Show House
The sixth annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach fundraiser presents its first-ever waterfront property. Prepare to be dazzled by 21 interior designers and architects’ themed vignettes throughout the home and yard (3240 North Flagler Drive; February 24-March 19). All proceeds benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County.
West Palm Beach sits on the mainland directly across from the island of Palm Beach. The growing city has become a destination in its own right for convention and performing art centers, hip restaurants and shopping of all kinds from major brands to vintage wares. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
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Art in Bloom
The Vero Beach Museum of Art’s annual Art in Bloom luncheon always sells out. This year welcomes Maxine Owens of the eponymous floral and event firm in Texas as guest presenter. Named a top designer in her industry by Harper’s Bazaar, she’ll share her talents at events including luncheons, a master class and off-site dinner from March 8-10.
Vero Beach has blossomed beyond the beach and golf course. Its vibrant lifestyle beckons with fitness, family-friendly events, hip breweries and more. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Home & Garden Tours
March means home and garden tours galore in South Florida. The 20th annual Delray Beach Home Tour on March 15 supports Achievement Centers for Children & Families. On March 11, tour secret gardens in Coconut Grove to benefit the Commodore Trail initiative, or opt for Miami Beach Botanical Garden’s annual citywide tour; both feature six stops and host preview parties.
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People gravitate to Delray Beach for its old-fashioned appeal and walkable, residential downtown with a lively main street. Culture and nature like a relaxing beach coexist in harmony, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
One of Miami’s most historic neighborhoods with bohemian and Bahamian roots continues its evolution as a walkable, tree-shaded destination for the work/live/play lifestyle. An exciting tenant turnover and new development and upgrades are drawing fresh faces. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
The dynamic city of Miami Beach is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Fleurs de Villes
Globetrotting floral arts exhibition Fleurs de Villes premieres its 2023 tour in the village of Bal Harbour (March 3-12). Displayed at the famous Bal Harbour Shops and five-star resorts, “Voyage” celebrates dual themes: the return to travel with mannequins sporting styles fashioned from plant materials inspired by places (Japan, Venice), and groundbreaking muses (Amelia Earhart) for Women’s History Month.
Life in the exclusive enclave of Bal Harbour (between Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach) centers around its world-famous luxury center Bal Harbour Shops. The area is also renowned for its five-star St. Regis and four-star Ritz-Carlton resorts. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Home & Garden Events
Billed as “The Big One,” the 55th annual Jacksonville Home + Patio Show’s spring edition returns to Prime Osborn Convention Center with guest star Ty Pennington of TLC’s “Trading Spaces” from March 3-5. Further south on March 4, the Downtown Melbourne Botanical Fest offers family-friendly activities. Browse landscape showcases, plant sales and garden-themed art and gifts, and grab a bite.
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Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Melbourne balances the historic charm of a small beach town with the urban excitement of nearby Orlando. With its prime oceanside location along the Space Coast, as well as other bodies of water like the Indian River Lagoon, it’s a fishing, boating and water sports paradise. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
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Seasoned hostess or not, everyone can learn something at the Holiday House Palm Beach Tabletop fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Held at the Colony Hotel on February 27, the affair brings together brands and designers to create gorgeous tablescapes. Among more than a dozen whimsical looks, NIBA’s Pucci theme incorporates its Sparkle rug and sequined, vintage seating.