5 Hidden Murals in The West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District
Wherever you go in the Arts & Entertainment District, there is art – even in the most unlikely of places! Have you seen these hidden murals?
1.”Clara:” Painted by artist Sean Yoro, Clara is a pleasant surprise to a passerby walking along Flagler Drive under the Royal Park Bridge, Yoro was one of the more than 20 artists who participated in the CANVAS Outdoor Museum Show in 2015.
2. Hidden Stairs Mural: If you take a stroll through The Square, you’ll notice the explosion of color and large geometric shapes created by husband-and-wife duo Chalk & Brush. The stairwell between Sur La Table and True Food Kitchen is the perfect spot for a photo.
3. “Natural Beauty:”If you head down to Artist Alleyway near Subculture Coffee on the 500 Block of Clematis Street, you’ll stumble across Anthony Burk’s beautiful art installation. Just look up!
4. Evernia Street Garage Mural:From Miami’s Wynwood Art District to Lake Worth, Eduardo “Eddie” Mendieta’s artwork adorns walls throughout South Florida, and Downtown West Palm Beach is no exception. In 2014, Mendieta and his collaborative artists created the vibrant murals in the Evernia Street parking garage. Park on the roof and have an enjoyable art showcase while walking down.
5. Fern Street Wine Bar & Kitchen: Located at 501 Fern Street Suite 104, Fern Street Wine Bar & Kitchen not only has incredible food but amazing art. This eye-catching mural of a bull in the main dining room was created by Anthony Hernandez.
During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States; especially in our #DowntownWPB. We have a robust Hispanic community and it is our diversity that is one of our greatest strengths. Join us as we continue to celebrate the contributions of our incredible Downtown West Palm Beach community.
Note: This list is not comprehensive and will be updated as quickly as we are able to.
Alfonso Hernandez Architects 314 Clematis Street, Suite 201
Founder and managing partner Alfonso Hernandez recognized the need for an architecture firm that could honor South Florida’s past while innovating its future with contemporary green architectural design. Based in the heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, AH Architects has its finger on the pulse of the community and is honored to be an active participant in the development of the city.
CRL Media Hispanic Advertising & Public Relations Media 120 S. Olive Avenue, Suite 704
Colombian-born Claudia Ruiz Levy opened the first Hispanic advertising agency in West Palm Beach, CRL Media. CRL Media specializes in Hispanic market services and multicultural advertising and public relations services in West Palm Beach and the South Florida area.
Dr. Limon Ceviche Bar 533 Clematis Street
Founder Carlos Brescia brought the chic Peruvian eatery, Dr. Limon, to West Palm Beach in 2019. The menu consists of a range of seafood-centric appetizers, Peruvian-inspired sushi rolls and Peruvian classic dishes adding to the unique flavors that can only be found in Downtown West Palm Beach.
Lara House of Beauty 120 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 104
The family-owned beauty salon offers services such as facials, body treatments, micropigmentation, waxing, eyelashes and more.
REG Architects 120 S. Olive Avenue, Suite 210
Rick Gonzalez, president of REG Architects, a firm specializing in architecture, historic preservation, interior design and community planning has been offering services in Downtown West Palm Beach for over 30 years.
Rivales Taqueria 106 N. Olive Avenue
The authentic Mexican cantina opened its doors to Downtown West Palm Beach in 2013. Co-owners and brothers, Jimmy Rivas and Alberto Valdivia brought to life their vision of an eatery filled with art, Mexican street food and delicious drinks.
Salento Coffee Shop 407 Clematis Street
Salento Coffee owners, Jaime and Johana Lara, have brought the delicious taste of authentic Colombian coffee to Downtown West Palm Beach. On top of traditional café menu items, Salento offers Colombian dishes such as arepas, empanadas and more.
5 Most Instagrammable Murals In The West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District
Spice up your Instagram using one of the vibrant murals located throughout our district as the backdrop to your photos! Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list:
“Einstein’s Theory of Love (509 Clematis Street):” This vibrant mural created by Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra is perhaps one of the most photographed murals in DowntownWPB. Located in Artist Alleyway on Subculture Coffee’s patio wall, this mural was created as part of the CANVAS Outdoor Museum Show in 2015.
“The Revolution of the Groove (114 S. Narcissus Avenue):” This colorful mural, located on the façade of Camelot Yacht Club, portrays six revolutionary African American artists such as Nina Simone and James Brown, who used their music to challenge the entrenched ways of thinking at the time about social injustice and racism. This mural was created in 2021 as a collaboration between local Street Art Revolution Artists Anthony Hernandez and Caron Bowman.
“Yorick’s Skull (201 Clematis Street):” This unique mural, also created by Eduardo Kobra, is located on the façade of Palm Beach Dramaworks and was inspired by the Shakespeare play “Hamlet.” This work of art was painted during the CANVAS Outdoor Museum Show in 2015.
“Rising Signs (next to 550 S. Rosemary Avenue):” Thanks to multidisciplinary duo Eric Adolfsen and Carlton DeWoody, the outdoor staircases at The Square have transformed into illustrated panoramas lush with local nature and architecture. The stairs also contain messages that touch on themes of nature and architecture.
“Eris and the Golden Apple (333 Fern Street):” This seven-story mural created by South Florida artist Danny Doya in 2017, portrays Eris, the goddess of discord, gazing at the golden apple she holds. Located on the east side of The Alexander, this is a required photo-op while in DowntownWPB.
The 4th of July is just around the corner, and there’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day in The Palm Beaches than in DowntownWPB!
4th of July Weekend Bar Crawl
Get ready to visit five different locations in Downtown West Palm Beach on Friday, July 1! From 9 p.m. – 1 a.m., enjoy a free shot from Myers Lounge, 335 Speakeasy, Roxy’s Rooftop and Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, then head to the afterparty at Banko Cantina. Don’t forget to wear your red, white and blue! Click Here for more information and to purchase tickets.
4th On Flagler
One of the largest Independence Day events in South Florida is returning to the Waterfront (along Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard and Fern Street) on Monday, July 4, from 6 – 10 p.m.!
Activities include live entertainment, the Bill Bone 5K, the Palm Beach Health Network Family Chill Zone, a Military Honor Salute, and refreshments for purchase. An 18-minute fireworks show is scheduled to ignite at 9:09 p.m., weather permitting, over the Intracoastal!
The event is free to attend. Click Here for the full schedule of events.
Celebrations at The Ben West Palm – Autograph Collection
For the first time, The Ben Hotel is hosting a drive-in boutique car show on the front lawn! From 6-10 p.m., The Ben invites up to 40 cars to park on the lawn with front row seats to the 4th on Flagler fireworks show, beginning at 9:09 p.m. This is a free public event produced by Supercar Week Inc. that only requires a fee to register a vehicle.
Proper Grit, the hotel’s indoor restaurant led by new Executive Chef Marc Rosen, will offer $100 bottles of Veuve Clicquot with White Chocolate M&M Popcorn to enjoy! Plus, the full menu of contemporary American food will be available to-go and hand-delivered to individual cars. The main dining room will be open for dinner and offer a complimentary bottle of Sea Sun wine by Caymus with the purchase of two entrees.
Spruzzo, DowntownWPB’s only rooftop waterfront restaurant, has partnered with Veuve Clicquot and will be offering several fireworks viewing options with live music by DJ Kristian Caro from 5:30–11:30 p.m.! VIP poolside cabana and table reservations begin at 5:30 p.m. and range from $75-$325 per person (and include prepaid food and beverage minimums and 20% gratuity). Cocktail attire encouraged. Reservations are required and can be made online.
Independence Day Celebration at Pistache French Bistro
Enjoy an evening of American BBQ favorites and a view of the 4th of Flagler fireworks display at Pistache French Bistro! Located at 101 N. Clematis Street, Pistache will be serving an array of mouthwatering dishes, including chili BBQ pork belly and firehouse chili. Click Here to see the full menu. Visit PistacheWPB.com to book your table.
Juneteenth Celebrations in and around #DowntownWPB
Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the day the announcement of the abolition of slavery was made in Texas in 1865. This weekend, celebrate and honor African American culture through the arts, history, entertainment, and more!
Celebration For All! Rohi’s Readery’s One-Year Anniversary (June 18-19): Rohi Readery, the country’ first-ever social justice driven bookstore and The Square are hosting a two-day diversity and family celebration on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. Rohi’s Readery will also be celebrating their one-year anniversary. From 10 a.m.-7 p.m., attendees can enjoy eclectic culinary pop-ups, an array of local Black-owned businesses, live musical performances and more! The event is free to attend but registration for events is required. Click Here for the full schedule of events and to register.
Juneteenth Family Celebration Day (Norton Museum of Art): Bring your family and friends to the Norton Museum of Art on Saturday, June 18 for the Juneteenth Family Celebration Day! From 12-5 p.m., enjoy live musical performances, dance, gallery talks on African American artists, storytelling, and art-making activities. Admission is free. Click Here for more information.
Juneteenth Freedom Day of Celebration (500 Block): Head to the 500 Block on Saturday, June 18 from 3-11 p.m. for a Juneteenth celebration filled with music, food, arts and more! The event is for all ages and FREE to attend. Click Here for the full schedule of events.
Whether you’re celebrating your father, husband, stepfather, brother or role model; we encourage you to honor them on this special day. Here’s a list of Father’s Day specials and happenings in DowntownWPB:
Ascend The Trend Barbershop & Nails (420 Clematis Street, Suite C):This family-owned barbershop will be offering two Father’s Day specials this year: the $100 Ultimate Combo (haircut, razored-edge finished hair line, 5-step gentleman facial, a hot towel gel lather neck shave and choice of alcohol/aftershave) and the $50 Basic Mani Pedi Combo with buff and shine. For more information or to book an appointment, visit AscendTheTrend.com or call (561)812-2300.
Duffy’s Sports Grill (225 Clematis Street):From now through Sunday, June 19, one lucky Duffy’s MVP member will win the Grand Prize trip for four to take Dad offshore fishing out on the high seas, plus a $100 Duffy’s gift card to enjoy once you’re on dry land! Visit DuffysMVP.com for more information on how to qualify for the giveaway or call (561)-249-1682.
Pistache French Bistro (101 N. Clematis Street):Celebrate Papa this Father’s Day at Pistache! The French bistro is offering specials for brunch (11 a.m.-2:20 p.m.) and dinner (starts at 5:30 p.m.), along with a complimentary drink for all fathers. For more information or to make a reservation, visit PistacheWPB.com or call (561)833-5090.
Proper Grit (251 N. Narcissus Avenue):Located inside the Ben Autograph Collection, Proper Grit is offering a chophouse Father’s Day special on Sunday, June 19 called “Fit for a King.” It includes a 36-ounce Tomahawk steak with a twice-baked loaded potato and asparagus. Father figures will also receive a small bottle of WhistlePig Whiskey’s smooth “Ben Barrel Blend” and a cigar all priced at $150 (not including tax and gratuity). A selection of barrel-aged specialty cocktails will also be available for dad to kick back and enjoy in Proper Grit’s relaxed public house and whiskey library-like. Indoor and outdoor seating is available with reservations recommended. To reserve, call 561-655-4001 or visit ProperGrit.com.
Visit Palm Beach (226 Datura Street):Visit Palm Beach is currently offering 20% off gift cards from now through Father’s Day weekend to use on some fun activities, like jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks, and Segway tours! For more information, head to VisitPalmBeach.com or call (561)881-9757.
Where would we be without our moms? DowntownWPB wants to help you show your appreciation and celebrate the mothers, stepmothers, and mother figures in your life! Check out our list of Mother’s Day specials and happenings:
Alchemy Juice Co. & Market (527 Clematis Street):Grab the moms in your life and learn the beautiful craft of charcuterie during the Mother’s Day Charcuterie Board Class on Friday, May 6 from 6:30-8 p.m. Under the guidance of Cynthia from @touchoftastecharcuterie, you will learn how to create stunning boards and wow everyone with your newfound charcuterie skills! Tickets are $75. Click Here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Proper Grit (251 N. Narcissus Avenue):Have a “proper” Mother’s Day at Proper Grit on Sunday, May 8! From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., enjoy a special brunch menu, a complimentary bellini or mimosa for the lady of honor, and a “build your own bouquet” station, which gives each dining party the opportunity to create a custom bouquet for mom at no charge.Special brunch menu items includeKing crab benedict, grilled asparagus, béarnaise, toasted lemon poppy seed bread, and salmon caviar for $32 or Challah stuffed French toast, with peanut butter, Nutella, fresh berries, whipped sweet mascarpone, truffle honey, and caramel for $19. A reservation is required; for more information or to make a reservation, visit ProperGrit.com or call (561)655-4001.
Pioneer Linens (210 N. Clematis Street):Shop the Kim Seybert “Spring Delights” collection at Pioneer Linens. From cocktail napkins to coasters to tablecloths, this collection has the perfect Easter décor for your table. For more information, visit PioneerLinens.com or call (800)207-5463.
The last two years have been hard on many of us physically, as well as mentally, and exercise is a great way to help you become your most productive and energetic self. Get started on building a healthier YOU at one of DowntownWPB’s many gyms and fitness studios.
F45 West Palm Beach (531 Evernia Street): One of the newest gyms in the district, F45 West Palm Beach specializes in HIIT group workouts that are designed to unify the muscle groups of the body for optimal performance. Each workout is 45 minutes long and guided by trainers. F45 offers a 7-day unlimited classes experiences for $14 to West Palm Beach residents and $60 for non-residents. For more information about regular monthly membership pricing, call (561)727-8148.
Factory Fitness Performance (208 South Olive Avenue): Located in the heart of Downtown, this independent custom fitness center uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to create personalized fitness programs that will work for you. Factory Fitness offers both group classes and private training. For more information about classes and membership pricing, visit TheFactoryWPB.com or call (561)370-3071.
North Bridge Fitness Center (515 North Flagler Drive, Suite P100): This 24-hour gym boasts 70,000 square feet and has a waterfront location. North Bridge Fitness is limited to only 200 members and offers many amenities, including free private parking for members, free valet parking for private training clients, and a protein smoothie bar. For more information about membership pricing, call (561)328-6754.
Move Fitness & Wellness Studio (701 South Olive Avenue, Suite 106): Owned by personal trainer and licensed mental health professional Amy Walker, Move Fitness specializes in personal, small group and class instruction in indoor cycling, strength training, Pilates, and STEP Aerobics. Move Fitness has three signature programs: Well (Comprehensive Wellness), Fit (Personal Training/Fitness only), and Well+ (Comprehensive Wellness and Clinical). Visit MoveFitnessNow.com for more information about each program and pricing.
PwerOne Fitness (321 South Dixie Highway): This boutique studio offers small-group training classes in yoga, spin, kettlebell, and TRX. The first class is free; unlimited classes cost $180 a month. The 10-class package costs $180 and the 5-class package is $105. The student discount 5-class package costs $75 per month. Visit PwrOneFitPalmBeach.com for more information.
Systema Floyd Martial Arts (435 6th Street): Interested in getting in shape while learning martial arts? Look no further than Systema Floyd. Owned by Tom Floyd, this martial arts school specializes in Systema, a Russian martial art focused on hand-to-hand combat, grappling, knife fighting, and firearms. Training involves drills and sparring without set forms. Visit SystemaFloyd.com for more information or call (561)373-5208.
The CrossFit Squad West Palm Beach (512 Evernia Street):Located directly in front of the Brightline station, The CrossFit Squad has been a staple in Downtown since 2011. The facility has over 6,000 feet of space and an ample amount of equipment such as bikes, ropes, and lifting platforms. The CrossFit Squad has several membership packages: Teacher CrossFit Unlimited ($125 per month), CrossFit Unlimited ($150 per month), and Peake Physique ($149 per month). Visit TheCrossFitSquad.com for more information.
West Palm Beach Fit Body Boot Camp (112 North Dixie Highway): Fit Body Boot Camp is not your typical gym or fitness center. Fitness classes are not “classes” in the traditional sense, but results-driven, sessions focused on weight loss and body toning led by nationally certified coaches. The gym’s signature 30-minute Afterburn workouts HIIT with Active Rest Training produces fun workouts that burn twice the calories in half the time. Visit FitBodyBootCamp.com for more information or call (561)225-1772.
Yoga Society (225 Clematis Street, Suite 200): Founded by Holly Weston, the Yoga Society was established to provide a place where people can practice yoga with great company. This yoga studio provides an array of memberships, including Annual Membership ($99 a month) and 6-Month Seasonal ($120 a month). Visit TheYogaSocietyPB.com or call (561)766-2272.
There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than in the center of paradise. There is so much to explore and discover! To enjoy this time and create lasting memories, we’ve put together 14 things to do this December in the Center of Paradise.
Day 1: Catch The Gingerbread Man: Be among the first 10 to find the Gingerbread Man in Downtown West Palm Beach to win a prize from now through Wednesday, December 22. Follow DowntownWPB on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see where the gingerbread man will pop up next.
Day 2: Sandi Hangs 10: Head to the Clematis By Night Holiday Tree Lighting! Sandi Tree, the 35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree, is turning 10 this year and will be celebrating her milestone birthday with a light show and a special performance from country music start and West Palm Beach native Brooke Eden.
Day 3: Make Holiday Cards: Want to wow your family and friends with a dynamic digital holiday card? The Mandel Library is hosting an online session where you will learn how to create a Christmas card using Canva that you can send to your loved ones! Click Here to register; call (561)868-7760 for more information.
Day 4: Enjoy A Night Of Ballet: Nothing says Christmas quite like The Nutcracker. Ballet Palm Beach will be performing this Christmas Eve coming-of-age story at the Kravis Center December 4-5! Click Here for show times and to purchase tickets.
Day 5: Celebrate Hanukkah: Join the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County for a free, high-energy family friendly celebration at The Square! Enjoy a wide array of activities, including an appearance from South Florida Instagram and TikTok dance star, Sean Green (@seangreendsf)! Visit RosemarySquareWPB.com for more information.
Day 6: Stroll Under The Dazzling Lights: Take a stroll through the dazzling lights under a lit-up Clematis Street. Every year from fall to spring, Downtown West Palm Beach installs canopy lights over 5 blocks which makes for a perfectly scenic evening stroll! Don’t forget to snap a pic under the dazzling lights and tag #DowntownWPB!
Day 7:Tis’ The Season For Sweets: Spread the joy this year in the form of freshly baked pastries and sweets from one of the many unique bakeries in Downtown West Palm Beach that you and your loved ones will enjoy. From international favorites to the classics, our downtown bakeries and cafes offer a variety of options that are sure to put you in the seasonal spirit!
Day 8: Happy Birthday Sandi! Scavenger Hunt: Have you heard it’s Sandi’s 10th birthday? To celebrate West Palm Beach’s beloved sand Christmas tree, all of Sandi’s friends are returning for her birthday, and some are hiding in the library. Search the library for one of Sandi’s party guests and bring it to any customer service desk to receive your special party pack! For more information, call (561)868-7700.
Day 9:It’s The Howl-idays! Your dog brings you joy all year round, don’t forget to return the favor this holiday season. D is for Dog offers toys, accessories, and gifts perfect for your pet or the dog lover in your life. Check out the “Barkery” counter for a variety of dog treats! For more information, visit disfordogwpb.com.
Day 10: Screen on the Green: There’s nothing like a good Christmas movie to get you in the holiday spirit! Head to the Great Lawn to see an outdoor showing of The Santa Clause 2! Food service and concessions will be available on site. Click Here to watch the trailer.
Day 11: Find Holiday Treasure At The Antique & Flea Market: Gift something memorable and unique this year. At the West Palm Beach Antique & Flea market, you can find unique collectibles, mid-century and outdoor furniture, vintage and fine jewelry and much more. The market takes place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. along the 300 Block of Clematis Street. Visit DowntownWPB.com for more information.
Day 12: Take A Shell-fie With Sandi: While you are strolling to see Sandi, don’t forget to snap a selfie with her. There are plenty of picture-perfect locations throughout Sandi Land to get the perfect shell-fie!
Day 13: Music in the Square: Get in the holiday spirit with musical performances next to The Wishing Tree curated by Palm Beach Symphony each Monday from 6-6:30 pm before the nightly snowfall and lightshow. Performances are free and open to the public. Click Here for the schedule.
Day 14: Banko Cantina: Don’t miss the immersive holiday pop up bar Santa Banko Baby from now until January. Stop by for happy hour from 5-8 p.m. after getting your holiday shopping done. Click Here for more information.