The Palm Beaches have it all for those in need of summer sun and musical fun, and visitors (and locals!) can celebrate the summer festival season at an array of top musical venues. From the shores of the scenic West Palm Beach waterfront to a handful of stellar outdoor concert venues, music lovers in South Florida won’t want to miss this summer lineup and the live music you can experience throughout The Palm Beaches.
Florida’s largest annual music and arts waterfront festival, SunFest returns for four days starting May 2, bringing with it some of the best international artists on the music scene. Situated in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach right on the waterfront, a bustling shoreline hub next to Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, SunFest features a star-studded lineup with OneRepublic, G-Eazy, Keith Urban, Ludacris, Bebe Rexha and Tears for Fears. (Check out the full 2019 lineup here.)
SunFest also presents an array of art exhibitions, where artists from all over the world display their paintings, sculptures, photography and other works, plus a variety of “festival food” and floating bars.
Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fairgrounds qualifies as one of The Palm Beaches’ finest venues for music. Seating up to 19,000, the amphitheater has played host to significant events and concerts, welcoming Tom Petty, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Lana Del Rey and The Spice Girls, among others, to its stage.
Situated in the heart of Boca Raton, this state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater and concert green is one of The Palm Beaches’ more intimate gathering spots. Accommodating 4,200 people, the amphitheater serves as a social, cultural and educational center for South Palm Beach County residents, at the same time drawing audiences from throughout South Florida and all over the world.
Mizner Park Amphitheater has become one of the most popular venues in The Palm Beaches, and over the course of its time has entertained more than 1 million people. Expect the likes of trendy up-and-coming artists and special performances, such as the Florida Youth Orchestra. Upcoming concerts include:
O.A.R. with American Authors and Huntertones, June 18
Rob Thomas, July 2
For a full listing of events, visit the amphitheater's website.
With stunning natural surroundings and warm summer breezes off the lakes of South County Regional Park, Sunset Cove Amphitheater is one of The Palm Beaches’ smaller venues, capable of hosting up to 6,000 patrons for national acts, tribute bands, festivals, community fundraisers and cinema screenings. It houses state-of-the-art facilities, including a 1,700-square-foot stage with rear-screen projection capability, covered dining area with patio for grilling and cooking, and a spacious lawn.
This cozy venue has hosted true musical gems, including 30 Seconds to Mars and internationally renowned singer Willie Nelson. Sunset Cove is an excellent location for soaking up an authentic Palm Beaches experience complete with local music and engaging with the local community. The summer concert schedule includes:
Sublime with Rome, July 24
For more events taking place in The Palm Beaches this summer, visit our Events Calendar. And to help plan your next trip here, make custom plans with our itinerary builder
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