Holiday Cheer in The Palm Beaches Means No Sight of Old Man Winter

Delray Beach Christmas Tree

Light That Tree

Be sure to be in on two one-of-a-kind tree lighting events. Centennial Square in downtown West Palm Beach is where the season's mood is set with the annual tree lighting during the weekly Clematis By Night celebration. This event features a free concert, nicely priced wine and beer, along with many of the city's unique dining spots taking up in the square. Then afterwards, go up Clematis Street to check out the nightlife. Clematis by Night starts at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, December 6. And on Thursday, December 20, see many of the performers from Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey at an extra special Clematis By Night.

Delray Beach has the other seasonal spectacle with the lighting of it's 100-foot Christmas Tree. Located right the middle of Delray's most bustling spot - Atlantic Avenue - this is one tree you can actually walk in, around and under. And it's surrounded by a toy train, ice rink and carousel for countless hours of fun for the folks young and old.

An American Castle Lights the Way

Flagler Museum

Take a step back into Christmas Past. Visitors may not see or hear a famous ghost, but those who visit the Flagler Museum during the month of December will enjoy the traditional sights and sounds of Gilded Age holiday throughout the first floor of Whitehall. On December 18-23, special holiday evening tours will be led by the glow of the original 1902 light fixtures. Flagler is the former wintertime palace of Henry Flagler, the man that made The Palm Beaches America's First Resort Destination.®