Things to Do & Know

A recurring feature in our monthly newsletter...

Each month we'll be bringing you a curated list of the Top Things to Do & Know in Boca Raton. February might be the shortest month of the year, but we have a ton happening. Share all of the ways you #LoveBocaRaton by attending events like Lunch on the Lawn, the Oasis Championship or the First Responder Expo.

February 2019

Things to do and know in Boca Raton for February

Before we start... Save the Date - Food Truck Fridays

City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Food Truck Fridays. Best food trucks. March 1, April 5, May 3 Opens in new windowFood Truck Fridays return on Friday, March 1, 2019. Bring your appetite as the City features popular food trucks and live music on the first Friday of every month in Spring

On each date, a different local park will be showcased and food trucks will bring sweet and savory dishes to make for the perfect lunchtime outing! 

For more information visit the Food Truck Fridays webpage.

1. Lunch on the Lawn, February 1

lunch on the lawn logo Opens in new windowSpend your Friday lunch hour with us on February 1 from 11:30am to 2pm at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. Featuring food trucks and carts, Lunch on the Lawn is perfect for those interested in enjoying various food trucks amidst picnic tables, misting machines and music. FREE and open to the public. For more information view the Mizner Park Amphitheater News Flash.

2. Boca Raton First Responder Expo, February 2

Boca First Responder Expo Saturday Feb 2 10 am to 2pm at Town Center Mall Opens in new windowMeet your Boca Raton first responders at the 2019 First Responder Expo on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10am to 2pm at the Town Center at Boca Raton (6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL). The free public event will be located in the NW corner of Town Center at the corner of Glades Road and Saint Andrews Blvd. The event features live-action firefighting, K-9 and motorcycle demonstrations, interactive activities, free food, raffles, photo ops for children, free blood pressure and cholesterol checks, CPR training and more! For more information visit the Boca Raton Police Services Facebook page or view our "What to Know Before You Go" newsletter.

3. Oasis Championship, February 4-10

2018 Oasis Championship winner with logo Opens in new windowLocated at The Old Course at Broken Sound (1401 NW 51st St, Boca Raton, FL 33431), enjoy the official PGA Tour Champions Event, The Oasis Championship from February 4 - 10. For more information on the tournament and to see the tournament schedule visit OasisChampionship.com.

4. Camp Boca GAP Day, February 8

Camp Boca On Playground Opens in new windowSign your child(ren) up for a day filled with fun activities on the February 8 Teacher Work Day in Palm Beach County. Located at the Boca Raton Community Center (150 Crawford Blvd.) from 7:30am to 6pm for kids in grades K-5, make sure you register your camper(s) now. For registration information visit the Camp Boca website.

5. Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival, February 8-10

boca raton seafood and music festival logo Opens in new windowEnjoy delectable seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes prepared using indigenous and sustainable seafood from Florida's coastal waters at the Boca Raton Seafood & Music Festival. The Festival runs February 8 - 10 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater with a $5 entry (kids under 12 are free). Sit back and enjoy live musical performances from genres including rock, R&B, jazz and reggae. For more information including times and venue info, please view the Mizner Amphitheater News Flash.

6. Arts Spark Kids Fest, February 10

Arts Spark square image with girl painting on mural  Opens in new windowMark your calendars for Sugar Sand Park's 6th annual Arts Spark Kids Fest -- an interactive festival of the arts for kids! Arts Spark takes place on Sunday, February 10 from 11am to 4pm at Sugar Sand Park. Celebrate the creative performing and visual arts with performances, workshops, demonstrations and make & takes. Cost is $10 for an all-day wristband for kids 12 and under (purchased the day of the event). Adults are free with paid child(ren). Visit SugarSandPark.org/arts-spark for more information.

7. Police Shred Event, February 23

Police Shred Event Opens in new windowBoca Raton Police Services and Microshred Corporation are hosting a free shredding event open to residents. The Police Shred Event is on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9am to 12pm at Town Center at Boca Raton (located at 6000 Glades Road in the NW corner of the former Sears parking lot). Residents are allowed to bring a maximum of five banker's sized boxes per household for shredding. For a fee of $10, they will destroy your computer hard drive(s). The hard drive must be removed from the computer prior to arrival. For more information view the Boca Raton Police Services Facebook event.

8. Sunday Jazz Brunch, February 24

women posing for picture holding mimosas at the mizner park amphitheater sunday jazz brunch Opens in new windowMiss the Sunday Jazz Brunch last month? Don't miss our next on one February 24 from 11am to 3pm at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. FREE and open to the public (food & drinks available for purchase), spend your Sunday with brunch, beats and brass. Enjoy music from DJ Blues 45's mixture of upbeat jazz, soul and funk, shop with vendors, nom on delicious food and enjoy some mimosas or the Bloody Mary bar. For more information visit the Mizner Amphitheater website.

9. Catch a show at the Willow Theater

Music of the Knight with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s picture Opens in new windowThe Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park offers two shows this February. To Life, an exciting concert event that highlights the contribution of Jewish composers and starts on Broadway, runs Friday, February 1 to Sunday, February 3. From February 14-17, 22-14, the Willow Theatre presents Music of the Knight, an intimate night spanning the life, career and hit songs of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. For information and tickets on both shows visit the Willow Theatre website.

10. See what Gumbo Limbo Nature Center has to offer

brian rapoza feeding a bird Opens in new windowInterested in learning about the natural world around us? Attend Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's lecture series for a presentation by a guest scientist, researcher or other experts. February's topic is "Birding South Florida." Birder and author Brian Rapoza will share his experience and expertise with South Florida migratory birds featuring a beautiful photo presentation. Find out more at the Gumbo Limbo website.

paddle boarder near mangroves Opens in new windowGumbo Limbo Nature Center also offers on-water adventure programs with canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. If you're a nature lover that enjoys beautiful scenery, fresh air, exercise and wants to discover the magic of the mangroves and Intracoastal Waterway, learn more about the Intracoastal Adventures at the Gumbo Limbo website.