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5 fun things to do this weekend in the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast (May 26 - 29)

Posted: 8:02 AM, May 25, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-29 17:30:14Z

1) Undertow 2017 - Pompano Beach

What is it?
An alternative rock music festival featuring: Grouplove , K.Flay , Milky Chance , Dreamers , Coin , The Unlikely Candidates and The Heydaze

Why is it cool?
The festival was created by John O'Connell the mastermind who brought you the original Buzz Bakesale in the '90s. Now living in Palm City , John is Program Director for 104.3 The Shark .

The Deets
Date: Sun 5/28 @ 1pm
Address:  Pompano Beach Amphitheater
1801 NE 6th St
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Event Info: CLICK HERE
Ticket Info: CLICK HERE

Run Of Show:

1-1:30 PM - Hey Daze

2-2:30 PM - The Unlikely Candidates

3-3:40 PM – Coin

4:10-4:50 PM – Dreamers

5:20-6:00 PM - Milky Chance

6:30-7:10 PM – K. Flay

7:40-8:25 PM – Grouplove

2)  Pet a rhino - Loxahatchee

What is it?
Part of a two-hour private VIP drive through tour at Lion Country Safari which includes petting a rhino, your own guide, and a special upgraded lion experience.

Why is it cool?
At age 50 Buck is the world's oldest male southern white rhino. He has his own private free-range area, it turns out the females pick on him too much. You can safely go right up to Buck to pet and scratch him (he loves the lovin'). CLICK HERE to read more about Buck.

The Deets
Available year round
Two-hour tour is $165/per person
Call Lion Country Safari to book (two weeks notice recommended)
561-793-1084 ext. 2380

3) Train - O.A.R. - Natasha Bedingfield - West Palm Beach

What is it?
A concert at the perfect vodka amphitheater with Train (who loves to play the hits), O.A.R. (a headliner in their own right), and pop star Natasha Bedingfield .

Why is it cool?
Train is known for paying tributes to recently passed music icons. Last year at SunFest they did an amazing Prince tribute and this year on tour they have paid their respect to Chris Cornell (hopefully we will get a treat this weekend).

The Deets
Sat, May 27 @ 7 PM
Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
West Palm Beach
CLICK HERE for tickets.

4) The debut of Fiona the Jaguar and Food Truck Safari - West Palm Beach 

What is it?
Fiona, an orphaned Jaguar rescued from Panama is making her debut at the Palm Beach Zoo on Saturday (starting at 9 AM). If you wait to see Fiona a little later in the day; at 4:30 PM  gourmet food trucks will be spread throughout the zoo.

Why is it cool?
Live music, Twisted Trunk Brewing tap-takeover, and you get to see Fiona's new habitat. Fiona is feisty in the video below you can see her rearranging her home (she clearly wants the water on the other side).

 

 

 

The Deets
Sat, May 27th
Special Zoo Opening for Fiona @ 9 AM
Food Truck Safari @ 4:30 PM
CLICK HERE for up-to-date event info.

5) Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony - Wellington

What is it?
Wellington and the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 will honor all veterans with a Memorial Day Ceremony. Veterans are invited to walk in a Memorial Day Parade beginning at 8:15 AM at Wellington’s Village Hall (12300 Forest Hill Boulevard). The parade ends at Wellington’s Veterans Memorial, located on the corner of Forest Hill Boulevard and South Shore Boulevard, and will be followed by the Memorial Day Ceremony.

Why is it cool?

The Deets
Monday, May 29, 2017
Parade 8:15 AM | Ceremony 8:30 AM
(561) 753-2484