The Square, West Palm Beach’s most visited destination, announced a fresh lineup of dynamic community events set to make it the hub for the city’s best entertainment this spring and summer. With something for everyone, The Square is also home to a thoughtfully curated mix of more than 50 shops and restaurants.
Beyond The Square’s museum-worthy large-scale installations and murals, visitors and locals can explore their creativity further with a vast array of arts and culture-focused events. Highlights include the 13th Annual Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival, the city’s largest art showcase featuring local and national artists’ tents arranged in a gallery-style setting within the lush city streets of The Square; Norton Open Studio, a new monthly all-ages art class series in partnership with the prestigious Norton Museum of Art; Jazz Sessions music series at The Square in partnership with the Frost School of Music and curated by renowned New York-based live music agency Giant Step; and a call for artists to be a part of a new weekly busking program.
Festivities for the spring and summer holidays like Easter, Mother’s Day, Pride and Earth Day will be celebrated in full swing. With something for the whole family, The Square will host visits with the Easter bunny, an open-to-the-public Easter egg hunt, a community yoga class for Earth Day and a family-friendly Pride block party with live music, an artist market, art classes and story time with Rohi’s Readery.
A summer full of fun will kick off with family-friendly events like the annual Bubble Blast series with an ongoing free, outdoor bubble extravaganza every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. In addition to special events, The Square will continue its ongoing popular series including its Paint & Sip, Stroller Strides, Daytime Playtime, Run Club, Live Music and more.
April Special Events
Shades of Culture Pop-Up
April 1 – 30
Get up close with the Cultural Council’s larger-than-life sunglasses as this icon makes a stop at The Square for the month of April, joining a list of dozens of destinations it tours throughout The Palm Beaches. Inspired by the green palms and blue sea, the signature aqua sunglasses aren’t just a symbol—they’re an icon for seeing the arts differently. Snap a photo with the Shades of Culture on the corner of Okeechobee Boulevard and Rosemary Avenue.
Panel Discussion: Arc of Palm Beach County
April 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
While the Art Festival happens along Rosemary Avenue, join the Arc of Palm Beach County at The Square lawn on Saturday, April 1st, at 10 a.m. to discuss artists’ experiences living with a disability. Rena Blades will lead a discussion with Arc of Palm Beach County President and CEO Kimberly McCarten, artist Riva Lehrer and a representative from the Norton Museum. Riva will host a book signing event at the Arc’s gallery at The Square immediately following the panel discussion. Register in advance here.
Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival
April 1 & April 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more from the local and national artists on site to discuss their inspirations and processes for each hand-made work. The Downtown West Palm Beach Art Festival is family-friendly and pets on leashes are always welcome.
Photos with the Easter Bunny
April 1 & 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and April 2 & 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hop on over to The Square and snap a complimentary family photo with the Easter Bunny hosted next to SoulCycle. No reservations required; guests are responsible for their own photography.
Easter Egg Hunt on the Lawn hosted by Christ Fellowship
April 8 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Christ Fellowship Downtown campus will host an Easter egg hunt on The Square lawn. This springtime celebration will include pop ups by the Christ Fellowship food truck and The Salty camper, music, kids games, and connection all day long. Best for ages 10 and under.
Paint & Sip
April 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon creating a masterpiece and drink beverages with friends at Paint and Sip on the patio near Urban Outfitters. Supplies and one drink per guest are complimentary with ticket purchases of $40. Register through Eventbrite.
April 14 & April 28 from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Make it a night out with the whole family. Stop by the lawn before or after dinner to enjoy a sing-along with Chloe’s Kids or story time with Rohi’s Readery. This is a free event open to the whole family. Register through Eventbrite.
Spring Festival with ZenHippo
April 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join ZenHippo for a hands-on celebration of the season with activities including Spring-themed sensory play and floral arranging, interactive story time, family yoga, and Tracie’s Music Together. A percentage of ticket sales will benefit Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of Palm Beach County ($40 fee, only children require tickets). Please consider bringing donations of diapers, formula and baby food. Register here.
Earth Day Yoga
April 22 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with a community yoga class along Rosemary Avenue supporting Piper’s Angels Foundation’s The Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis. Register through Eventbrite.
Dance All Day Fest
April 29 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A community festival that encourages movement, creativity, and fun for all ages is coming to The Square in partnership with Natural Movers Foundation. The free event includes community dance classes led by local teaching artists, pop-up performances by some of South Florida's most talented artists and companies, a marketplace featuring interactive arts activities, dance & activewear for sale, delicious local fare from The Square restaurants and more.
May Special Events
Celebrate mom, grandma, and the special mother figure in your life with a visit to The Square and treat them to brunch, shopping, live music, and more.
International Red Sneakers Day
May 20 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
International Red Sneakers Day is a free event dedicated to raising awareness about the dangers of food allergies in partnership with Red Sneakers for Oakley. Bring the entire family to enjoy food allergy-friendly vendors, child and teen activities, and connect with the food allergy community. Wear your red sneakers or anything red. RSVP here.
Bubble Blast Kick Off Weekend
Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29 at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The Square transforms into a bubble-filled wonderland on Memorial Day weekend with the kick off of its annual summer series, Bubble Blast. Dance along to 15-minute bubble shows Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and get in on the all-ages fun including dance parties on the lawn, live music, family activities with local arts and education partners, plus food and shopping pop-ups all weekend long.
June Special Events
Pride on the Block
June 3 at from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join Transpire Help and Rohi’s Readery for an all-ages, family-friendly pride celebration at The Square featuring live music, artist market, story time, art classes, and more.
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About Related Southeast:
Headquartered in the heart of rapidly expanding Downtown West Palm, Related Southeast is Related Companies’ locally-based, global real estate and lifestyle company that has redeveloped Downtown West Palm into one of the nation’s fastest-growing commercial, retail, culinary, art and tourism destinations. Related Southeast leads the market in Class A office with 1.3M square feet of existing commercial holdings, 275,000 square feet under construction at 1 Flagler and an additional 1.3M office space in the pipeline; is under construction with mixed-use luxury apartment building 575 Rosemary, and owns the celebrated destinations of The Square, Hilton West Palm Beach, RH West Palm and the historic Harriet Himmel Theater. The dynamic neighborhood of The Square recently underwent a $700 million transformation designed to foster culture and enrich the community with lush green spaces; a
diverse mix of experiential retail and culinary offerings; the largest concentration of public art installed by a private company in Palm Beach County, featuring renowned artists such as Yinka Shonibare, CBE, and Jeppe Hein; rich cultural and educational programming and modern residences. For more information about Related Southeast, please visit www.relatedsoutheast.com.