Father’s Day Happenings in Downtown West Palm Beach

June 14, 2021

Dad needs to be celebrated too; you know! We gathered a list to honor the true “Super Man” in your life on Father’s Day (June 20, 2021). Batch New Southern Kitchen: West Palm Beach – 223 Clematis StreetCheers to your pops. Take Dad to Batch on Father’s Day and he will receive a complimentary Old»


PAIRINGS: FOOD & WINE EVENT RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH

May 14, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 14, 2021) — Indulgence is the inspiration this year at the 9th Annual Pairings: Food & Wine Event happening Thursday, May 27, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Downtown West Palm Beach.  Participants will stroll along Clematis Street and the District streets to sample mouth-watering chef specialties and favorite»


ESPERANZA COMMUNITY CENTER FUNDRAISER AND ALLEYWAY ACTIVATION IN DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH

May 10, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 5, 2021) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the City of West Palm Beach, the West Palm Beach Police Department and Salento Coffee have teamed up for a community fundraiser and cultural celebration by activating an underused alleyway in Downtown West Palm Beach. “Esperanza Day” takes place»


WEST PALM BEACH DDA CELEBRATES THE RETURN OF THE ARTS WITH A DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION  

April 26, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 26, 2021) – Twirl, twist or tango your way through the streets of Downtown West Palm Beach for a chance to win big this spring! The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is hosting a dance photography contest to celebrate the return of in-person events and the performing arts after a yearlong»


BOAT SHOW BUMPS UP BUSINESSES DOWNTOWN

April 16, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 16, 2021) – Restaurants in Downtown West Palm Beach saw a significant increase in revenue during the 2021 Palm Beach International Boat Show compared to the same period in 2019. The return of the popular March event, after its 2020 hiatus, drew crowds to the Downtown District.  “We did an anecdotal»


DREYFOOS STUDENTS TO PAINT “LOVE COMES NATURALLY MURAL” IN DOWNTOWNWPB

March 12, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2021) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District are partnering with a team of students from Dreyfoos School of the Art to bring a new mural to the corner of Clematis St. and Olive Ave. Work on the mural, entitled “Love Comes Naturally” is set to»


NEW MURAL FEATURING CIVIL RIGHTS ICONS COMES TO DOWNTOWNWPB

February 23, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 23, 2021) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District have partnered with Sub-Culture Group and Street Art Revolution to bring an influential new mural to the walls of Respectable Street at 518 Clematis St.  Four local artists began work on the»


WEST PALM BEACH AND 1909 HOST FREE WEBINAR ON PROJECT-1909 MICROGRANT PROGRAM

February 15, 2021

The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and 1909 are hosting an informational meeting on PROJECT-1909 their microgrant program designed to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, funded in collaboration with the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Association (CRA), and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY CELEBRATES BLACK ARTISTS, ENTREPRENEURS AND CULTURE

February 9, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 9, 2021) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is honoring the contributions of Black Americans to Downtown West Palm Beach this Black History Month through a series of virtual events and offerings. The centerpiece of their 2021 celebration is the series “Black Art Matters,” or “B.A.M.” which highlights»


Black-Owned Businesses

February 2, 2021

Support local black-owned businesses and their contributions to the energy of the Downtown district. The following is a list you can support right now! From Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship” runner-up and creative genius baker to experienced law firms to a chic style boutique; these businesses are stitched into the fabric of our community.  Note:»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL GRANTS TO ASSIST BUSINESSES

January 6, 2021

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (January 6, 2021) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development (DDA) is launching a third round of its Tier One grant program to help assist businesses affected by COVID-19. Applications opened Monday following board approval of another $100,000 to the successful program. The initial round of assistance opened last August, and was»


WEST PALM BEACH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BRINGS SAFE HOLIDAY JOY TO 2020

December 2, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (December 2, 2020) – The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority has adapted its popular annual holiday programming to ensure public health and safety in response to ongoing health concerns associated with COVID-19. The programs include a new program called Selfie With Sandi; 31 Days of Things to Do Downtown, and the creative, engaging,»


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