We love how high season keeps getting longer and longer. You can tell by the number of incredible cultural events taking place throughout our region. From an art auction fundraiser conducted by Sotheby’s to classic ballet performances to lots of live music across many genres, Florida is buzzing with options.
Fort Lauderdale Music Festivals
Fort Lauderdale’s famed Tortuga Music Festival isn’t the only game in town the weekend of April 8. Tarpon River Brewing celebrates its fourth anniversary with its Take Me To The River Music Festival on April 9. Along with acts like Heavy Pets, sample house and guest beers on tap and a backyard barbecue.
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Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, is a boater’s and beachgoer’s paradise. But it’s also home to a burgeoning art scene that spills over into art-centric neighborhoods and annual events. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Coral Ridge Country Club Estates | Lauderdale-by-the-Sea | Rio Vista
While Miami City Ballet performs Balanchine’s “Jewels” in its entirety at several venues in South Florida, Space Coast Ballet presents “A Celebration of Dance” featuring Orlando’s United Ballet Theatre and Brevard’s rising dance stars at the King Center of the Performing Arts on April 1. The diverse program includes a scene from “La Bayadère.”
Named for the Kennedy Space Center, site of NASA’s SpaceX rocket launches, the Space Coast occupies much of Brevard County. It attracts surfers, cruise passengers (Port Canaveral) and nature lovers looking for pristine white beaches where sea turtles nest. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Melbourne Beach | Merritt Island
Delray Beach Art Walks
Delray Beach’s beloved Arts Garage hosts its next First Friday Art Walk on April 1; stay for live music afterward. It’s among many treasures on the self-guided Delray Beach Art Trail. The Delray Affair turns 60 from April 8-10. Browse 12 blocks of 400 arts and crafts booths, live music, refreshments and kids’ activities.
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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.
Sotheby’s is overseeing the Norton Museum of Art’s 2022 Benefit Auction. The third edition with over 45 works by artists such as María Berrío, Natasha Law and Vik Muniz closes April 11. View works online or in person at the museum, which hosts its annual gala with a Mexican Modernism theme on April 7.
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.
West Palm Beach
Miami Beach Pride
Since its inaugural event in 2009, Miami Beach Pride has grown from a single day of revelry to over a week of culture, parties, community activism and philanthropy. The 2022 event’s theme, “There’s No Place Like Home,” schedules an Ocean Drive parade, Legends Ball, headliner concerts, pool soirées and more from April 1-10.
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 links.
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Springing the Blues Festival
The 30th annual Springing the Blues Festival returns to Jacksonville Beach’s Seawalk Pavilion from April 1-3. Dozens of acts like Lee Boys, John Primer and Larry McCray, a guitarist and singer-songwriter who recently released his first album in seven years, are slated to perform. Enjoy dining, a kids’ zone and a pop-up market too.