Explore the Culture of Palm Beach
Considered Florida's cultural capital, Palm Beach has a diverse choice of arts, culture & entertainment to satisfy all tastes and interests. A city brimming with performing arts shows and numerous art galleries, you’ll find each area has a distinctive personality and surprises around every corner.
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
1.4 miles | 7 minutes by car, 28 minutes on foot
701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
+1 (561) 833 8300
The premier performing arts center in the Southeast of the state with a growing national and international reputation. This Nov/Dec, the New York City Rockettes are performing there, and recently featured the acclaimed production of Billy Elliott. It includes four venues – the 2,195 seat Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall, the flexible 289 seat Rinker Playhouse, the 170 seat Helen K. Persson Hall and the outdoor Michael and Andrew Gosman Amphitheatre with a capacity for 1,400. The Center’s Cohen Pavilion houses the Weiner Banquet Center, The Picower Foundation Arts Education Center and The Elmore Family Business Center for the Arts, along with a five level parking garage.
Palm Beach County Convention Center
1.7 miles | 9 minutes by car, 27 minutes on foot
650 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
+1 (561) 366 3000
A spectacular setting for conventions, trade shows, meetings and social events with state of the art amenities that hosts nationally and internationally acclaimed shows.
1.5 miles | 6 minutes by car, 24 minutes on foot
This is the historical heart of downtown West Palm Beach. Starting at Flagler Drive on the Intracoastal Waterway, walk west along Clematis Street and experience the indigenous flavor of the area’s colorful boutiques, nightclubs, live music, restaurants, antique shops and historical landmarks. Every Thursday, between 6-9pm is “Clematis by Night,” which happens from 6-9pm. Starting at Centennial Square at the top of Clematis Street, this highly popular weekly concert series takes place and various restaurants and bars have specials throughout the evening.
1.2 miles | 6 minutes by car, 24 minutes on foot
104 Datura St, West Palm Beach, FL 33402
10,000 square foot band shell hosts special events throughout the year including 4th on Flagler Festivities, Irish Fest and regular concerts throughout the year. Acres of soft grass on which to sit and picnic, with benches, tables, a walking path, bathrooms, and a tree-lined knoll from which to look into the park or out to the Intracoastal Waterway.
Preservation Foundation and Pan's Garden
0.2 miles | 2 minutes by car, 4 minutes on foot
311 Peruvian Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida 33480
+1 (561) 832 0731
Private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic, architectural and cultural heritage of Palm Beach. Pan’s Garden is a unique botanical garden consisting of over 300 native Florida plant species, and visitors are welcome to explore.
Society of the Four Arts
0.3 miles | 3 minutes by car, 6 minutes on foot
2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL 33480
+1 (561) 655 7226
Palm Beach’s best loved destination for art exhibitions, concerts, films, lectures, workshops and more. Here you’ll find:
The Gioconda and Joseph King Library
Open to all visitors without charge although borrowing privileges may be obtained for a small annual membership fee. The Library hosts regular book discussion groups, which welcomes the public to join at no cost.
Located on the second floor of the John E. Rovensky Administration Building. Children can borrow books, use computers and enjoy special event programs free of charge.
The Philip Hulitar Sculpture Garden
Visitors are invited to stroll through the grounds, enjoying the natural beauty of the landscaping and the carefully selected sculptures. Two beautiful fountains accent the north and south ends of the garden.
The Esther B. O’Keeffe Gallery Building
Art Gallery and a 700 seat auditorium. Showcases art exhibitions throughout the season and features concerts, lectures and films