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LIVE IT UP For Downtown Merchants & Businesses

The DDA and Merchant & Business Association are here for you!

Participate & Prepare                                                              Avenue, while enjoying special merchant promotions and pop-up
                                                                                   live entertainment throughout Downtown.
• Promote your business! Update your individual merchant landing              • Downtown Delray Orchid Giveaway – May 1-12, 2018
     page on Add promotions, events,                      In honor of Mother’s Day, the Delray Beach Downtown Development
     photos, video, and any other information to your specific page. The           Authority presents the Downtown Delray Orchid Giveaway May
     site receives over a half-million visits per year, so keep it fresh!          1–12. Shoppers can visit the more than 300 Downtown Delray Beach
                                                                                   fashion boutiques, specialty stores, gift shops, art galleries, spas,
• Snapping a photo in your store or restaurant for social media? Add               salons and fitness studios, collect $200 in receipts and receive a
     #DowntownDelray to your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts!                Phalaenopsis Orchid plant. Pick-up your complimentary orchid at
                                                                                   one of two orchid stations Downtown, May 9-12 (receipts dated May
• First Friday Art Walk – February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4                      1-12 are accepted). This annual program is generously supported by
     New Art Walk brochure coming in 2018. Share your special promotions           the Downtown Merchant & Business Association, and sponsorships are
     with the DDA!                                                                 available.

• Delray Affair After Dark – April 13-15, 2018                                The DDA Team will be contacting all merchants and businesses
     Downtown is alive during the day for the Delray Affair with an eclectic  about participation in these events. For information, please visit
     mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky treasures from around the, or contact the DDA by email:
     world. As booths close and the Delray Affair crowd thins, visitors or phone: 561.243.1077.
     have the opportunity to walk “on” the Avenue not just “along” the
                                                                              Visit for a current list of all events
                                                                              taking place Downtown, including descriptions, time, location and
                                                                              street closures.

5th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week                                          10th annual Savor the Avenue
January 24 – 28, 2018                                                         March 26, 2018

Fun for Everyone                      10th Annual Savor the Avenue                  Delray Affair After Dark
                                      March 26 | 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.                April 13 – 15 | 6 p.m.
First Friday Art Walk                 Atlantic Avenue                               Throughout Downtown
February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. throughout Downtown   Easter Egg Hunt                               Mother’s Day Orchid Giveaway
                                      March 31                                      May 1 – 12
29th Annual Downtown Delray Beach     Bunny at 8 a.m.; Hunt at 8:30 a.m.            Throughout Downtown
Festival of the Arts                  Robert Miller Park
January 20 – 21                       City of Delray Beach Parks & Recreation       SAVE THE DATE!
E. Atlantic Ave                       Department                                    Dine Out Downtown Delray Restaurant Week
                                                                                    August 1 – 7
5th Annual Delray Beach Fashion Week  Easter Sunrise Service                        Throughout Downtown
January 24 – 28                       April 1|6:30 a.m.
Throughout Downtown                   Atlantic and A1A                              For a complete listing of events and details
                                      Hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church         please visit
Delray Beach Open
February 16 – 25                      56th Annual Delray Affair
Delray Beach Tennis Center            April 13 –15
                                      12 city blocks from Intracoastal Waterway to
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival   NW 2nd Avenue, grounds of Old School Square
Festival March 16 – 17                Park, presented by the Greater Delray Beach
Grounds of Old School Square Park     Chamber of Commerce
Parade March 17 | 2 p.m.
Atlantic Avenue
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