Calendar: Holiday Events

Note: Events are current as of 11/24. Please check with organizers for any changes.

DECEMBER 4
Saturday - 12/4-5 - Boca Raton Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival at Sanborn Square, 77 N Federal Hwy. 100+ artisans: painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photography, glass, mixed-media, more. 10 am-5 pm. Free/admission. paragonartevents.com
12/4 - Semi-Annual Affordable Art Show: Holiday Edition at Boynton Beach Arts & Cultural Center, 125 E Ocean Ave. M-F 10 am-8 pm; Sat 10 am-1 pm. 561-742-6000; boynton-beach.org
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12/4 - Annual Boynton Beach Holiday Parade in Downtown Boynton, 100 NE 4th St. 4-8 pm. Free. 561-742-6010; boynton-beach.org
12/4 - Merry in Mizner in Mizner Park, 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Surprise pop-up entertainment sprinkled throughout Mizner Park under the holiday lights; unique strolling performers each night. Held again 12/10-11. 6-10 pm. Free. 561-367-7073; myboca.us/specialevents
12/4-5 - Holly House Fall and Holiday Sales at First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach, 33 Gleason St. Holiday decorations, arts/crafts, jewelry, treasures, more. Open through 12/19 T/Th 10 am-noon; Sat/Sun 10 am-1 pm. 561-276-6338; firstdelray.com
12/4-5 - Ballet Palm Beach Presents The Nutcracker at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. Sat 7 pm; Sun 1 & 5 pm. Tickets start at $20. 561-686-4244; balletpalmbeach.org
12/4-5 - Zoo Lights! at Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach. Palm Beach Zoo’s first time to be illuminated for the holidays, over one million eco-friendly lights. Unique themed displays from the entrance through the Florida Wetlands & Tropics of the Americas. Photos w/Santa through 12/23. Runs certain days through 1/2 6-9 pm. Adult $14.95-$17.95; Child 3-12 $12.95-$14.95; free/child under 3. Advance online ticket purchase required: 561-547-9453; palmbeachzoo.org
12/4-5 - Winter Spectacular at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum, 7901 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton. Runs through 12/19. W/Th/F/Sat 7:30 pm; W/Th/Sat/Sun 2 pm. $75-$115. 561-995-2333; thewick.org
12/4-9 - Boca Raton Airport 5th Annual Toys for Tots Drive at 9 drop-off locations at or near the airport; check website for locations. New unwrapped toys only, please. 561-591-4547; bocaairport.com
12/4-31 - Holiday in Paradise: Sandi Hangs 10 at Waterfront Commons Great Lawn, 100 N Clematis St, West Palm Beach. Sandi, the 35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree turns 10. Nightly light shows. Family friendly. 6-10 pm. Free. 561-822-1515; wpb.org

DECEMBER 5-11
Sunday - 12/5 - Christmas Tree Lighting & Festivities at Flagler Museum, One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Noon-5 pm. Free w/museum admission. 561-655-2833; flaglermuseum.us
12/5 – 18th Annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert at Lynn University Wold Performing Arts Center, 3601 N Military Tr, Boca Raton. 3 pm. $35. 561-237-7000; lynn.edu/events
12/5 - Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Big Band Holidays at The Society of the Four Arts Gubelmann Auditorium, 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. 3 pm. Free/member; $30/non-member. Reservations: 561-655-7226; fourarts.org
12/5 - A Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive with FAU’s Chamber Singers, Schola Cantorum of Florida, & FAU’s Cantemos at Florida Atlantic University Theatre Amphitheater, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. Bring an unwrapped toy. 3-5 pm. Free. 561-297-6124; fauevents.com
12/5 - Chabad of South Palm Beach Chanukah Concert at Plaza del Mar, 224 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan. Outdoors; grand menorah lighting; latkes, donuts, crafts. 4:30 pm. Free/admission.  561-889-3499; chabadspb.org
Tuesday - 12/7 - Palm Beach Symphony Fifth Annual Holly Jolly Symphony Fete at The Beach Club, 755 N County Rd, Palm Beach. Fine food, camaraderie, music, extensive silent auction. 10:30 am. $250. 561-586-0265; palmbeachsymphony.org 
Wednesday - 12/8 - Toys for Tots Holiday Celebration Collection Fundraiser presented by Zonta Club of Boca Raton & Miller’s Ale House, 9244 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. 6-8 pm. Admission 1 new unwrapped toy; cash bar. zontabocaraton.org
12/8 - 50th Annual Boca Raton Holiday Street Parade begins at Federal Highway & SE 5th Street north to Mizner Park Amphitheater. 50+ floats & groups. Free parking at City Hall, 201 W Palmetto Park Rd; Downtown Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave; Building Administration, 200 NW 2nd Ave. 7:30-9 pm. Free. 561-393-7967; myboca.us/specialevents
Friday - 12/10 - 2nd Annual Milagro Center Virtual Holiday Mega Marketplace presented by Milagro Center, 360 SW 6th Ave, Delray Beach. Benefits after-school academic programs for underserved kids. Gift cards, hotel stays, artwork, much more at steep discounts. 12 hours only. 8 am-8 pm. 561-279-2970; milagrocenter.org
12/10 - Boynton Beach & Delray Beach 48th Annual Holiday Boat Parade from Lantana Ocean Ave Bridge to the C-15 canal. Viewing at Boynton Beach Intracoastal Park, Jaycee Park, Harvey E. Oyer Jr. Park in Boynton Beach. 6 pm live music at Boynton Harbor Marina; 6:30 pm parade starts. Free. 561-600-9097; boyntonbeachcra.com 
12/10-11 - A Night in Bethlehem at First United Methodist Church Boca Raton, 625 NE Mizner Blvd. Authentic Bethlehem Village; families wander through town, hear about the baby being born in the manger; visit different shops, create keepsakes to take home. Food trucks on site. 5:30-8 pm. Free. 561-395-1244; fumcbocaraton.org
12/10 - Movie Night at the Tree: The Santa Clause at Old School Square Pavilion, 51 N Swinton Ave. Bring lawn chairs, blankets. Delray Beach Police Department party trailer: free popcorn & sno-cones. 6:30-8 pm. Free. 561-243-7250; 100footchristmastree.com
12/10 - Lantana Drive-Thru Winterfest at Lantana Sports Park, 903 N 8th St. Holiday surprises available for children 12 & under while supplies last. Lantana residents only. 7-8:30 pm. Free. 561-540-5754; lantana.org/enjoy-lantana-events
12/10 - Screen on the Green: The Santa Clause 2 (G) at Waterfront Commons Great Lawn, 100 N Clematis St, West Palm Beach. Family friendly. 7-10 pm. Free. 561-822-1515; wpb.org
12/10 - Krampus Nacht: A Frighteningly Fun Kind of Christmas Party! at American German Club of the Palm Beaches, 5111 Lantana Rd, Lake Worth. 7-11 pm. $5/all ages. Reservations: 561-967-6464; americangermanclub.org
12/10 - Italian Broadway Christmas Show at Mizner Park Cultural Center, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. 7:30 pm. $49. 844-672-2849; miznerparkculturalcenter.com
12/10 - The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. 8 pm. Tickets start at $25. 561-832-7469; kravis.org
12/10 - Divas Holiday Party at Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave. 8 pm. $25. 561-586-6410; lakeworthplayhouse.org
Saturday - 12/11 - Breakfast with Santa at Boynton Beach Senior Center, 1021 S Fed Hwy. Santa & his Signing Elf make a special stop for a magical morning. Breakfast & a holiday craft included in registration. 9-11 am. $15/resident; $19/non-resident; free/age 18 month & under. Registration: 561-742-6640; boynton-beach.org
12/11 - Delray Beach Holiday Parade on Atlantic Avenue from Intracoastal Bridge to NW 5th Avenue. 70+ floats, marching bands, Santa riding the Delray Beach Fire Department truck. 6-9 pm. 561-243-7250; delraybeachfl.gov
12/11 - St. Mark’s Choir Interactive Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at Village Royale on the Green Clubhouse, 2505 NE 2nd Ct, Boynton Beach. Audience participation, Orson Welles’ original 1940 radio narration. 7:30 pm. $5/at the door. 561-734-9330; stmarkboynton.com

12/11 - Young Singers of The Palm Beaches present There Will Be Light at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. Songs of Hanukkah, Christmas, the winter holidays; songs of hope to brighten your holiday, bring “light” back into your world. 7:30 pm. $15-$60. 561-832-7469; kravis.org
12/11 - Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches: Holiday Express at Palm Beach State College Duncan Theatre, 4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth. 7:30 pm. $21. 561-832-3115; symphonicband.org
12/11-12 - 7th Annual Christkindlmarkt at American German Club of the Palm Beaches, 5111 Lantana Rd, Lake Worth. Authentic German Outdoor Christmas market. Workshops making Christmas ornaments, coloring pages, decorating miniature gingerbread houses, more. Variety of vendors, food. Sat 2-10 pm; Sun Noon-8 pm. Admission $10/age 21 & up; $5/age 12-20; free/under age 12. Registration: 561-967-6464; americangermanclub.org

DECEMBER 12-18
Sunday - 12/12 - Special Holiday Screening: The Nutcracker at The Society of the Four Arts Gubelmann Auditorium, 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. 2 pm. Free. Reservations: 561-655-7226; fourarts.org
12/12 - A Festival of Lessons & Carols part of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S Swinton Ave, Delray Beach. 3 pm. $20/person; free/age 18 & under. 561-276-4541; musicstpaulsdelray.org
12/12 - Florida Intergenerational Orchestra Concert: Home for the Holidays at Our Lady of Lourdes Church O’Shea Hall, 22094 Lyons Rd, Boca Raton. 3 pm. $25/VIP; $15/adult; free/child under 12. 561-922-3134; flioa.org
12/12 - Carols on the Lawn at The Society of the Four Arts Philip Hulitar Sculpture Garden, 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Family-friendly performance by Palm Beach Atlantic University Chamber Choir. 4 pm. Free. 561-655-7226; fourarts.org
12/12 - FAU Tuba Christmas Concert at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Bring chairs/blankets. 5 pm. $20. 561-297-6124; fauevents.com
12/12 - George F. Handel’s Messiah at Florida Atlantic University Theatre, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. 7 pm. $20. 561-297-6124; fauevents.com
Monday - 12/13 - Movie Mondays: Elf and Gift-Wrapping Demonstration at Boynton Beach City Library, 100 E Ocean Ave. Adults. 11 am-1:30 pm. Free; popcorn & coffee provided. 561-742-6390; boyntonlibrary.org
12/13 - Garden of Lights at Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N Military Tr, West Palm Beach. T-Sun through 12/23 6:30-8:30 pm (last entry 8 pm). $15/adult; $12/senior, student w/ID, active military; $7/child age 6-17. 561-233-1757; mounts.org
12/13 - School Christmas Concert at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 840 George Bush Blvd, Delray Beach. 7 pm. Free. 276-6892; stvincentferrer.com
Tuesday - 12/14 - Crafts and Coffee: AccuCut Ornament at Boynton Beach City Library, 100 E Ocean Ave. Materials & instruction provided. Adults. 5-7 pm. Free. 561-742-6390; boyntonlibrary.org
12/14 - St. George’s Society of Palm Beach Holiday Dinner Party at Ravish Restaurant, 210 E Ocean Ave, Lantana. Holiday dinner, raffle prizes, curated items for sale to support tree fundraisers.
6-8 pm. $75/member; $80/non-member. stgeorgessocietyofpalmbeach.org
Thursday - 12/16 - Gold Coast Band Holiday Concert: Sounds of the Season at First Baptist Church of Boynton Beach, 301 N Seacrest Blvd. 7-8:30 pm. $10/person. Advance online tickets: info@goldcoastband.org 
12/16 - Parish Christmas Concert at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 840 George Bush Blvd, Delray Beach. 7 pm. Free. 276-6892; stvincentferrer.com
Friday - 12/17 - Friday Flicks: The Grinch at Centennial Park Under the Banyans, 120 E Ocean Ave, Boynton Beach. 5-8 pm. Free. 742-6010; boynton-beach.org/flicks
12/17 - Cocoa, Cookies, and Crafts at Old School Square Pavilion, 51 N Swinton Ave. Free hot cocoa, cookies & craft making under the 100 Ft. Christmas Tree. 6-8 pm. Free. 561-243-7250; 100footchristmastree.com
12/17 - Winter Wonderland Laser Lights & Bites at Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Tr N, West Palm Beach. 6-9 pm. $16.95/adult; $14.95/senior; $12.95/child, $12.95/adult member; free/child member. 561-832-1988; coxsciencecenter.org
Saturday - 12/18 - Holiday Jukebox with Special Guest Joe Piscopo at Boca Black Box Center for the Arts, 8221 Glades Rd #10, Boca Raton. Two shows: 6 & 9 pm. $46.35-$61.80. 561-483-9036; bocablackbox.com
12/18 - Boca Raton 47th Annual Holiday Boat Parade from C-15 Canal to Hillsboro Bridge. Bleacher viewing at Red Reef Park. 6:30-8:30 pm. Free. 561-393-7967; myboca.us/specialevents
12/18 - Florida Wind Symphony Jazz Orchestra: Holidays with the Duke! at Florida Atlantic University Theatre, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton. 7 pm. $20. 561-297-6124; fauevents.com
12/18-19 - The Nutcracker, Act II at The Countess de Hoernle Theatre, 5100 Jog Rd, Boca Raton. Masks/assigned seating required for in-person attendance; or live-stream in real time email access provided 2 days prior to performance. 3 pm. $26/in-person or live-stream; $40/high resolution video. 561-998-8038; harid.edu
12/18-22 - Holiday Evening Tour at Flagler Museum, One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach. Tours begin at 6:45 pm. $25/adult; $20/child under 18. Advance purchase required: 561-655-2833 x10; flaglermuseum.us

DECEMBER 19-25
Sunday - 12/19 - Sunday on the Waterfront: Aloha Islanders Tropical Holiday Spectacular at Waterfront Commons Great Lawn, 100 N Clematis St, West Palm Beach. Family friendly. 4-7 pm. Free. 561-822-1515; wpb.org
Wednesday - 12/22 - Ghaleb Holiday Concert with soprano Nathalie Avila at The Pavilion Grille, 301 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton. 6 pm dinner, 7:30 pm show. $70/pp includes 3 course dinner. Reservations required: 561-912-0000; paviliongrille.com
12/22-23 - Molly Hatchet Christmas Tour at The Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton. 7 pm. $35-$65 + minimum $25 food/beverage purchase. 561-465-3946; funkybiscuit.com
Thursday - 12/23 - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. 1 & 7 pm. Tickets start at $21. 561-832-7469; kravis.org
Friday - 12/24 - Caribbean Bahamian Twelve Days of Christmas Day Party at Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach. Sponsored by Bahamian Celebration Committee, hosted by Arts Garage. Features DR RJ Bahamas & the holiday sounds of the Caribbean. 3-7 pm. $20. 561-450-6357; artsgarage.org
12/24 - Sarge’s Annual Black-Jewish-Xmas Eve Show at Boca Black Box Center for the Arts, 8221 Glades Rd #10. 7 pm. $61.50-$76.50. 561-483-9036; bocablackbox.com
12/24 - The Motowners: The Ultimate Motown Tribute Holiday Show at The Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton. 9 pm. $25-$40 + minimum $25 food/beverage purchase. 561-465-3946; funkybiscuit.com

DEC. 26-JAN. 1
Sunday - 12/26 - Kwanzaa Celebration/Kuumba Village at The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach. Gift making, live music, art activities, storytelling for children, food. Held outside. 2:30-5 pm. Free. 561-278-8883; spadymuseum.com
Wednesday - 12/29-30 - Miami City Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. W/Th 2 pm; Th/F 7 pm. Tickets start at $34. 561-832-7469; kravis.org
Thursday - 12/30-31 - New Year’s with Sarge at Boca Black Box Center for the Arts, 8221 Glades Rd #10, Boca Raton. Th 7 pm $61.80-$103; F 7:30 pm $61.80-$103; F 10:30 pm $77.25-$128.75. 561-483-9036; bocablackbox.com
Friday - 12/31 - Delray String Quartet: Welcome the New Year! part of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 188 S Swinton Ave, Delray Beach. 3 pm. $20/person; free/age 18 & under. 561-276-4541; musicstpaulsdelray.org
12/31 - New Year’s Bash with Veronica Swift at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum, 7901 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton. Matinee concert w/champagne toast 5:30 pm $150; Grand Gala dinner, concert, dancing, ball drop 8:30 pm $350. Reservations: 561-995-2333; thewick.org
12/31 - Chris Ruggiero & His Trio at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center Rrazz Room, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. 7 pm. $35-$65. 844-672-2849; miznerparkculturalcenter.com
12/31 - NYE with Turnstiles: The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute at The Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton. 7 pm. $40-$70 + minimum $25 food/beverage purchase. 561-465-3946; funkybiscuit.com
12/31 - New Year’s Eve: Simply Streisand - A Tribute to Barbra Streisand at Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave. 7:30 pm. $45. 561-586-6410; lakeworthplayhouse.org
12/31 - Cheers to the New Year 2022 Celebration with David Morin at The Pavilion Grille, 301 Yamato Rd, Boca Raton. 7:30 pm dinner; 9 pm show. $130/pp includes 4 course dinner w/champagne toast, taxes, gratuity. Reservations: 561-912-0000; paviliongrille.com
Saturday - 1/1 - Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert at Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. 8 pm. Tickets start at $35. 561-832-7469; kravis.org

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