South Florida is packed full of great events all year long, thanks to our amazing weather and wonderful culture! 

Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are our top 3 picks for amazing things to do with friends, kids or for an unforgettable date:

1. Chinese Lantern Festival - Opening Weekend!

When: Saturday and Sunday 5:30 pm

Where: Sunset Cove Amphitheater - 20405 Amphitheater Circle Boca Raton, FL 33498

Cost: $5-22

Get ready for an incredible evening of authentic and amazing lanterns, live performances, folk artists, and more. An authentic multicultural experience that you must see to believe!

  • 40 lantern displays, over 800 handcrafted lanterns 
  • Live Kung Fu (Chinese martial arts) performance 
  • Kung Fu Coaching by martial arts champions 
  • Folk Art Demonstrations by 9 artists 
  • Dinosaur Rides for wee ones at Dinosaur Empire 
  • Fun for families and visitors of all ages!

2. Florida Renaissance Festival

When: Saturday and Sunday, opens at 10:00 am. 

Where: Quiet Waters Park - 401 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, FL

Cost: $21 for adults, $8 for kids 6-11, ages 5 and under are free

Behold glass blowing, hammered pewter, wooden toys, unique pottery, clothing and a wealth of other riches. Applaud Hundreds of Performers, not only on our twelve stages but literally all around you. Sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches and more. For all the world’s a stage. Cheer Battling Knights, as they mount their steeds, lower their visors, aim their lances and charge at full tilt, thrice daily. Feast on Hearty Food fit for a King! Visit the Pub and toast to the Royal Court with a tankard of ale or cider. Hip! Hip! Huzzah! Play Games of Chance and games of skill which challenge both young and old alike…archery, the test of strength, Jacob’s Ladder and more!

3. Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

When: Saturday and Sunday, starting at 10:00 am. 

Where: Downtown Lake Worth - 600 Lake Avenue Lake Worth, FL 33460 

Cost: Free!

Join more than 100,000 art lovers who will attend the 23rd annual Festival over the weekend. with more than 600 artists on the pavement, music on the main stage, restaurants, shops, festival food court and bistro, you're sure to get caught up in the excitement.