Newsletter: May 16, 2024

Fun In The Sun: Summer In Delray Beach

While the official start of Summer is more than a month away, the thermometer tells another story! With temps this week expected to be in the low to mid 90’s, it’s safe to say Summer in Delray Beach is here.

We’ve compiled a sampling of events and activities perfect for those who love the outdoors along with those seeking to hide from the heat!


Summer Green Market – The Summer Market is open every Saturday starting June 1st thru July 27th at Old School Square, 9-1pm. Arguably Palm Beach County’s # 1 green market, there’s always a great array of vendors, food and entertainment!

First Friday Artwalk - First Friday Art Walk is a night for strolling and discovering the vibrant art scene in Downtown Delray Beach through a self-guided tour of our Art Galleries & Studios, with pop-up live music throughout downtown. Friday, June 7th is the next First Friday Art Walk.

Junteenth Fathers Of Freedom - This Father's Day, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is offering our leading men a family-style dinner and concert, featuring the Jesse Jones Jr. Quartet, which delivers jazzy sax vibes with a modern R&B feel.

4th Of July Festival & Fireworks - Food-eating contests, food trucks and vendors, children's activities and games, live entertainment, volleyball tournament and fireworks over the ocean at 9pm! For a full list of this years July 4th activities, click on\


Delray Yacht Cruises - Experience the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway aboard the Lady Atlantic & Lady Delray while enjoying your favorite beverage or snack on a two-hour narrated tour past some of the area’s most beautiful mansions. Also available for private events and charter!

Fun On The Water – Get your tan on with some fun on the water! Whether you’re looking to Paddleboard, Surf, Kayak or any of the many water activities, Delray Beach Watersports has you covered! Check out their list of available activities @

Boat Rentals / Charter - Looking to take your group on a fishing excursion, snorkeling or even bar hopping along the Intracoastal? Delray Beach boat rentals has it all for you!

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens - Since opening in 1977, Morikami has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida. With rotating exhibitions, tea ceremonies performed monthly and scheduled evening strolls, Morikami will leave you in a state of Zen!

Arts Garage – Looking for a “cool” place to escape the heat? Take in a show at Delray’s own Arts Garage! AG always delivers innovative, diverse, meaningful and accessible visual and performing arts experiences to the South Florida community. For a list of their summer events, check out

Putt’n Around  Mini Golf - With two different and exciting 18-hole courses, Everglades - perfect for beginners or anyone wanting to enjoy the shade and a nice breeze! Or Ocean - for a little more of a challenge, with an occasional water hazard or two! The whole family will have a great time playing 18 or 36 holes of our tropical oasis!

We hope you check out and enjoy these fun, family friendly options for a great Delray Summer experience!

Best Regards,

The Friends Of Delray Board

Judy Mollica - President

Steve English - Treasurer

Gregg Weiss - Secretary

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