Spring training in The Palm Beaches offers travelers a new meaning of ‘fun in the sun’
With Major League Baseball spring training just around the corner, baseball isn’t the only thing drawing fans as they plan their escape to The Palm Beaches. In addition to cheering on their favorite teams while enjoying the season’s temperate weather, Florida’s Cultural Capital® offers travelers a wide variety of cultural experiences near the venues and throughout the destination.
A sample of cultural attractions near the spring training venues includes:
FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach)
The American League West champion Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals call this state-of-the-art venue home for spring training. Nearby experiences include:
Location: The Society of the Four Arts (Palm Beach, FL); February 24 at 3 p.m.
Hear this leading chamber ensemble comprised of members from one of the world’s leading orchestras in their final North American tour. With reviews stating, “the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet is perhaps the most polished wind ensemble in existence,” this concert is a must-see for visitors of The Palm Beaches.
Presented by Miami City Ballet in The Palm Beaches
Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (West Palm Beach, FL); March 15-17
Price: Starting at $29
Inspired by Miami’s vibrant Wynwood Arts District, Heatscape elicited a clear “ooohhh” from the audience when it debuted. Tony Award-winning choreographer Justin Peck and celebrated visual artist Shepard Fairey beautifully merge ballet and guerilla street art in this stunning collaboration created for Miami City Ballet. Plus, “see the music,” as Balanchine would say in his Duo Concertant, as the on-stage violinist and pianist perform Stravinsky’s high-spirited music alongside two dancers.
Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium (Jupiter)
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins call the stadium home during spring training. Nearby cultural attractions include:
Location: Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery and School of Art (Tequesta, FL); January 17-March 2
Experience history through these recently discovered black and white photos taken by the general contractor and his superintendent on loan from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. In the main gallery the celebrated architects, Scott Hughes and Jane Davis Doggett (2017 Florida Artist Hall of Fame) show their most celebrated works and architectural models.
Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (Juno Beach, FL); March 23; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Over 10,000 guests will join together at TurtleFest 2019. This free-admission event focuses on promoting conservation through up-close interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles, as well as live music, local art, shopping, educational presentations, games and other activities.
For more information on these and other outstanding events in The Palm Beaches, visit www.palmbeachculture.com/events for a complete calendar of cultural experiences.
Phone: (561) 471-1602