Palm Beach Events

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Palm Beach Demographics

54.2% of the female population in Palm Beach County, Florida, is employed. About 88.2% of the people have a high school or higher education degree and 35.7% of persons 25 years and above have at least a Bachelor's degree.

Age

Sex

  • Women represent 51.5% of the population, while men represent 48.5%.

Income Level

  • The average household income is $59,943.
  • 12.2% of the population live in poverty.

Race

Employment

  • About 59.7% of 16 year-olds or older are active in the labor force. From this number, 54.2% represents the female population.
  • The most common jobs by people in the county are sales and related occupations (12.3%), management (10.9%), office and administrative support occupations (10.3%).
  • By industry, majority of the population are employed in the retail trade industry, followed by healthcare and social assistance industry, and accommodation and food services.

Home Ownership

  • The home ownership rate in Palm Beach County, Florida is 68.6%.

Education

  • 88.2% of the persons 25 years and above are a high school or higher education graduates.
  • About 35.7% of 25 years and above have a Bachelor's degree or higher degree.
  • Most students graduating from universities are white (41.5%), closely followed by 26.6% representing Hispanic or Latino, while 22.1% represents Black or African Americans.

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Palm Beach Events

Winter Equestrian Festival, South Florida Fair, Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach Show, and South Florida Garlic Fest are some of the most popular annual events held in Palm Beach County.

South Florida Fair

  • The event is an annual 17-day event celebration of popular sports in the Palm Beach County community and dubbed the Palm Beach County’s largest party. The event features a food fair, daily parades, concert performances, pig racing, Friday nights dance parties throughout the 17-day event.
  • The South Florida Fair is held at Southern Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • The South Florida Fair holds from January 17 to February 2, 2020.
  • Reason for inclusion: The event is attended by over 400,000 visitors yearly.

Winter Equestrian Festival

Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show

  • The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show also known as the Palm Beach Show is a prestigious art show featuring a display of beautiful works of arts, jewelry, and antiques from international exhibitors over the world. The show attracts private collectors, museum curators, investors and high-end interior designers.
  • Palm Beach Show is held at Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • The event will hold on February 13, 2020, to February 18, 2020.
  • Reason for inclusion: The Palm Beach Show is one of the top cultural events in the United States, and attended by over 40,000 visitors.

Art Palm Beach

  • The Art Palm Beach is a 5-day international modern and contemporary art fair exhibiting works of international artists, ranging from promising talents to masters. The fair features live performances, local restaurant sampling, interactive experiences, among others.
  • The Art Palm Beach is held in Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • The event will be held from January 30, 2020, to February 3, 2020.
  • Reason for inclusion: Art Palm Beach is considered the longest-running and most prestigious mid-winter art fair and is attended by over 30,000 spectators.

South Florida Garlic Fest

  • It is an international award-winning annual event dedicated to culinary goodness and the numerous health possibilities of all things garlic. Attendees get to sample over 100 garlic laced foods by professional chefs, and there are children amusement area, arts and craft vendors, liquor bars, and national musical acts entertainment.
  • South Florida Garlic Fest is held in John Prince Park, Lake Worth, Florida.
  • The event will be held on February 8, 2020, to February 9, 2020.
  • Reason for inclusion: The event is dubbed the “Best Stinkin’ Party in South Florida” and attracts over 30,000 visitors annually.
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Family Friendly Events

Some of the largest, most successful family-friendly events in the United States include the 116th Street Festival, The Big Fresno Fair, Kutztown Folk Festival, Texas SandFest, Florida Manatee Festival, The Edwardsville Route 66 Festival, and Live & Local: Spring Fest.

116th Street Festival

The Big Fresno Fair

  • The Big Fresno Fair is a multi-day event held annually in Fresno, California.
  • The 137th edition will be held from October 7-18, 2020.
  • The event offers “affordable family fun for the entire family.”
  • The fifth-largest fair in California features live music, exhibits, family-friendly attractions, community performances, food, carnival rides, and live horse racing.
  • The 2019 Big Fresno Fair held from October 2-14, 2019, attracted an average of over 48,000 people per day (632,590/13).

Kutztown Folk Festival

  • The Kutztown Folk Festival is a multi-day event held annually in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
  • The 71st edition will be held from June 27-July 5, 2020.
  • According to the organizer, the Kutztown Folk Festival offers “plain old family fun.”
  • The oldest continuously-running folklife festival in the United States provides visitors with valuable insights into the “traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch and their fascinating way of life.”
  • The 2019 Kutztown Folk Festival held from June 29-July 7, 2019, attracted an average of over 14,000 people per day (130,000/9).

Texas SandFest

Florida Manatee Festival

The Edwardsville Route 66 Festival

  • The Edwardsville Route 66 Festival is a one-day event held annually in Edwardsville, Illinois.
  • The 23rd edition will be held on June 13, 2020.
  • The event offers “classic cars, great food, and family fun.”
  • The 23rd Annual Route 66 Festival will feature a car show, children's activities, food, live music, local artists, and trolley rides.
  • The festival attracts nearly 10,000 people every year.

Live & Local: Spring Fest

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