7 Events In Palm Beach County This December

What to do, see and lust over this season

GreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour

On Dec. 21, immerse yourself in the last 125 years of local history with landmark stops and stories during the GreenMarket Quasquicentennial Walking Tour. The tour begins at 10 a.m. by the banyan tree on the east end of Clematis Street and ends at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum. ($10; 561.832.4164, ext. 2)


Fitteam Palm Beaches Marathon

Enjoy a weekend full of fitness with the FITTEAM Palm Beaches Marathon. From Dec. 6 to 8, the 16th annual three-day event consists of a marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 10K and 5K. Alongside the race, enjoy a health and wellness expo, and take in the gorgeous waterfront views West Palm Beach has to offer. (Tickets from $40; runsignup.com)


Holiday Boat Parade

Get in the holiday spirit with the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade on Dec. 7. Marvel at boats decked out with dancing lights and endless holiday decorations. The parade floats down the Intracoastal Waterway from the North Palm Beach Marina to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. (Free; marinepbc.org/boat-parade.cfm)


‘Wine in the Wild’

Wine down this holiday season with the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary during its holiday fundraising event “Wine in the Wild” on Dec. 7. Indulge in wine and food tastings, music and a silent auction at the Sanctuary along with its animal ambassadors. The annual event raises awareness and funds for the Sanctuary’s wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education. ($60; buschwildlife.org)


George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Experience the magic of “The Nutcracker” from Dec. 27 to 29 at the Kravis Center. Journey with the Miami City Ballet as its holiday spectacular transports you to a magical world of toy soldiers, colorful characters and the dazzling “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” with a live orchestra performing the music of Tchaikovsky. (Tickets from $30; kravis.org)

Holiday Extravaganza

On Dec. 14, jingle all the way to Abacoa Community Park in Jupiter for the family-friendly holiday extravaganza, “There’s Snow Place Like Jupiter.” From meeting Santa and making holiday crafts with the kids, to enjoying delicious food trucks and playing in “snow,” there’s something for the whole family. (Free; jupiter.fl.us)


Holiday in Paradise

Experience South Florida’s winter wonderland when West Palm Beach turns into “Sandi Land.” Sandi, the world’s only 35-foot-tall tree made from 700 tons of sand and 5,000 string lights will be lit on Dec. 5 and last through Jan. 1 with exciting activities and events. Meet and greet Santa and Mrs. Claus; visit SnowieVille for face painting and other kid’s activities; purchase gifts at the Holiday Boutique inside the Lake Pavilion; play nine holes of Glow Fore It Mini Golf; and more. (Free; thepalmbeaches.com)



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