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In addition to award-winning beaches, a bustling downtown district, vibrant nightlife and rich cultural heritage, Delray Beach hosts numerous events and programs for both residents and visitors. This is where you will find updated calendars of events throughout the year. Regardless of what time of year it is, there is usually something fun going on.

  • Downtown Delray Beach Events

    Where there is always something going on!

  • Visit the PROMOTION Page for the Downtown Business Open House Events, Specials and Unique shopping opportunities you won't want to miss!

  • Deck 84

    Join us at Deck 84 for our 6th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Bash!

    May 28 at 10:30 AM to May 29 at 10 PM

    BBQ specials available ALL DAY, drink specials including Jack Daniel's Tennessee Mules, and LIVE MUSIC from the Jason K Trio on Saturday and Sweet Justice on Sunday.

    Be sure to join us on Memorial Day, Monday, May 23
    A percentage of our daily sales will benefit Southeast Florida Honor Flight.

  • Il Bacio

    May 28 at 10 p.m.

    Il Bacio presents BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

    Featuring: DJ Fresh One - George Acosta

    Click here to learn more. 

  • First Friday of Every Month:

    Next Art Walk: June 3, 2016

    First Friday Art Walk Brochure and Map
    First Friday Art Walk Brochure and Map download

    Art Walk in Downtown Delray
    First Friday of Every Month
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Next Art Walk:  Friday, June 3

    Check out the special Art Gallery offerings for the next First Friday Art Walk (June 3) below -  these special events will be labeled:

    "First Friday Art Walk Event!" below. 

    We invite you to journey throughout downtown Delray Beach on a self-guided evening night featuring special artist showings, jewelry, entertainment, receptions and more at over 14 Fine Art Galleries in Pineapple Grove District and along Atlantic Avenue. 

    Participating Galleries and locations:

    Pineapple Grove:

    Addison Gallery
    Gallery at Studio 5
    Delray Art and Framing
    Ford Fine Art

    Artist Alley Studios

    Cacace Fine Art, Inc.
    Laszlo's Painting Studio 
    Cloud House Pottery
    Amanda Johnson
    Ona Steele Studio
    Stacy Balmuth
    Magnus & Gordon Gallery
    Diane Carter
    4th Avenue Photography & Video
    Jane Strisik Studio
    Jan Murphy Studio
    Jeff Whyman Studio
    Sheila Wolff Gallery 
    Lorrie B. Turner
    Walker Romaine Gallery

    Atlantic Avenue:

    Avalon Gallery
    Artworks by Lois Brezinski
    Black Pearl Fine Art Gallery
    Boca Museum of Art
    Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square 
    DeBilzan Gallery
    Extreme Art International 
    Lidia Tohar Studio 101 
    Le Garage 
    Sundook Fine Art Gallery
    The Blue Gallery

    For addresses visit the Art and Gallery page or call 561-243-1077

  • LIT

    April 28 - August 28, 2016

    The Cornell Art Museum presents illuminating contemporary art in this group exhibition. Sixteen internationally recognized artists have used light to bring their creative vision to life. Artwork in this exhibit has been featured in galleries and museums worldwide.

    Participating artists include Troy Abbot, Chris Bracey, Dominic Harris, Frank Hyder, Patrick Jacobs, Mark Khaisman, Claudia Meyer, Jason Myers, Meryl Pataky, Valentin Popov, Carol Prusa, Rubem Robierb, Erica Rosenfeld, Olivia Steele, Alex Trimino and Sam Tufnell.

    Exhibit dates are April 28-August 28, 2016. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 am-4:30 pm.; admission is a suggested $5 donation.

    Follow the Cornell Art Museum on Twitter: @CornellMuseum and Instagram: @CornellArtMuseum.

  • Old School Square Presents Canvas & Cocktails 

    May 26, June 30, July 28, August 25, 2016

    The Creative Arts School has a fun, new art experience, where you can create an art piece in a relaxed atmosphere… all while enjoying a nice glass of wine, a craft beer or signature cocktail. Each month will offer something different with one of our creative Canvas & Cocktails instructors.

    It’s a perfect girls’ night out, club night or date night! Reservations are required; fee includes all materials.

    For information, call 561-243-7922, ext. 478.

    Summer Terms: Last Thursday of the month | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Fee: $35

  • Arts Garage

    May 28

    Arts Garage Presents James Blood Ulmer - 8 p.m. $25-45. Blues. At 75, the blues/jazz legend is among the most distinctive and influential electric guitarists to arise in the past four decades. The American jazz, free-funk, and blues guitarist and singer has been influenced largely by Jimi Hendrix. Don’t miss his bluesy, funky flavor when he takes the stage at Arts Garage.

    Click here to learn more about this event or to purchase tickets.


  • 19th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Craft Festival


    Saturday, May 28th, 2016
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Sunday, May 29th, 2016
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    201 West Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, FL

    Free Admission

    The artsy city of Delray Beach is the perfect location for a delightful Memorial Day Weekend craft festival. Paintings, jewlery, glass work, pottery, and much more line the streets for a can't miss event. The Delray Beach Tennis Center is where you'll meet some of the nation's finest crafters and shop their handmade wares. A Green Market with gourmet sauces, handmade soaps, along with live orchids completes this fantastic festival.

    Visit to learn more. 

  • Salt 7

    June 2 at 9 p.m.

    It's the Anniversary Party!

    Join us as we "THANK YOU" for another year of success and show you a vision of SALT where limitless dreams and neon lights flash toward the future of endless prospects with complimentary food, drink specials, and a party that you could only see in your wildest desires. This year a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and guests will be leaving the party in shock as to what they just witnessed.

    This party is open for everyone to celebrate but VIP tables must be made in advance. Dress code will be strictly enforced and we suggest wearing something chic and preferably futuristic.

    For table reservations, please email

    The bright future of SALT7 awaits... June 2nd at 9pm

  • Old School Square Open Reading Night

    June 9

    6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.


    Enjoy making new friends in a LITERARY GATHERING!
    HOW IT WORKS: Come to listen or sign up to read from an original work (published or unpublished). All levels are welcome. Participants read for 10-15 minutes. After the readings there is a short OPEN DISCUSSION, which is not a critique session. The purpose is to encourage one another to continue writing.

    WHEN: The second Thursday evening of the month 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    WHERE: The Cornell Art Museum
    51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

    ORGANIZERS: Bobbie Kotler, Rosemarie Stinnett, Barbara Cronie

    CALL: 212-677-4278 to sign up to read. Walk-ins welcome.


  • Basement Jams Open Mic Night

    at DADA Every Monday Night 

    Come Play Your Songs and Get A Free Drink - Music Starts at 10 p.m.


    Click here to learn more about Dada.