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5+ fun things to do this weekend in the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast (Oct 13 - 15)

Posted at 9:28 AM, Oct 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 08:46:45-04

1) 44th Annual Oktoberfest - Lake Worth

What is it?
The American German Club's Oktoberfest is its single two-week festival highlighting German culture, heritage, and traditions, and is considered one of the most authentic celebrations in the United States.

The Deets
Friday, October 13 and 20, from 5 pm to 11 pm
Saturday, October 14 and 21, from noon to 11 pm
Sunday, October 15 and 22, from noon to 8 pm
Tickets are $10, plus fees (children 12 and younger are free).
Free admission on Sundays to active military personnel, Veterans, and First Responders

2) Florida Georgia Line with Nelly - West Palm Beach

What is it?
Florida Georgia Line: Smooth Tour featuring Nelly and Chris Lane.

The Deets
Saturday, October 14 at 7 pm
Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Tickets start at $86 plus taxes and fees

3) Astronaut - West Palm Beach

What is it?
A modern space exhibit at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (I wrote an entire article about this because it's so cool)

The Deets
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
October 14, 2017, to April 22, 2018
4801 Dreher Trail North
West Palm Beach, Fl 33405
(561) 832-2026
Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
Adults $16.95
Children (3-12) $12.95
Members Free
Seniors 60+ $14.95
Children under 3 free


​​​​​​​4) Mutt March 5K and Festival - Stuart

What is it?
The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast 5k run and pet costume contest. Additional activities will include a pet parade around the park, shopping at the flea-'less' market featuring local vendors and their wares, watching pets run the lure course and derby races, and making memories at the humane society photo booth. All funds go directly to the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast’s shelter animals and to support its community programs.

The Deets
Saturday, October 14 from 7:30 am to 1 pm
Memorial Park, 300 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart
To run the race it is $35
Admission is $20 (kids 12 and under are free)

5) Snow White - Palm Beach Gardens

What is it?
Ballet Palm Beach will perform Snow White an original work by Artist Director Colleen Smith. The fairytale with intrigue audiences of all ages.

The Deets
Snow White and Other Works Eissey Campus Theatre
Palm Beach State College
Saturday, October 14, at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 15, at 2 pm
Tickets start at $19 plus taxes and fees
(561) 814-5598

6) Brew 2 at the Zoo - West Palm Beach

What is it?
Palm Beach County's most unique craft beer festival.  25 local brewers spread out throughout the zoo each with 2-3 different brews (That means 60+ beers). Plus live music from The Goodnicks and strolling music by the Hot Java Band.

The Goodnicks

The Deets
The Palm Beach Zoo
Friday, October 13 6 pm - 9 pm
Tickets start at $37.50 plus taxes and fees
Designated Driver tickets start at $15

7) Safari: The Hunt for Shelter - Lake Worth

What is it?
An event to raise money for locals affected by Hurricane Irma. The Homeless Coalition had had a need for affordable housing in our community before Irma and now it is a full-blown crisis! Spred the Dub -- a reggae/ska band is playing guest get appetizers and two drinks. 

Spred The Dub

The Deets
Blue Front Bar and Grill
1132 N Dixie Hwy, Lake Worth, FL 33460
Monday, October 16 from 5 pm - 8 pm.
Tickets are $30 online and $35 at the door

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