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City of West Palm Beach’s Holiday in Paradise
Thursday, December 2, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Friday, December 31, 2021
City of West Palm Beach’s Holiday in Paradise Events!
Holiday Tree Lighting (December 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.) Sandi, the 35-foot, 700-ton holiday sand tree and star of the City of West Palm Beach’s Holiday in Paradise, turns 10 this season. In order to properly celebrate her double-digit birthday, the City is bringing back its annual Clematis by Night Holiday Tree Lighting, complete with a national act. Country music star Brooke Eden will headline the event on the West Palm Beach waterfront (100 N. Clematis Street).
Nightly Light Shows (December 2 – 31) Sandi’s world-famous light shows run from 6-10 PM on the quarter hour. See Sandi, Frankie the Fountain and their friends come to life nightly during music and light shows! Don’t miss the other four sculptures celebrating the sea-sun on Flagler Drive. Show times subject to change during special events.(100 N. Clematis Street).
Santa at Sandi (December 2, 10 & 18) Santa – and kids looking to share their annual wish lists – will be safely distanced from each other, with Santa tucked inside a snow globe. Children and families can stand outside of the globe for photos. Visits with Santa are free, and families are welcome to take pictures with their mobile phones. Visit the Santa at Sandi page for specific times.
TEE-ki Time Mini Golf (Thursdays – Sundays in December from 6-9 p.m.) Located in the North Clematis Trellis (north side of the Great Lawn). Visit the WPB Tiki for snacks and to purchase a game of golf.
Sandi’s Photo Spots (Daily, December 2 – 31) There are plenty of picture-perfect locations throughout Sandi Land to get the shell-fie of your dreams ! #WPBSandTree
Sandi’ s Story Time (December 10 at 6 p.m.) Families are welcome to gather at the foot of the Sandi tree for an unforgettable experience, as Sandi sings along and reads aloud. The event is free (100 N. Clematis Street). Santa will appear in his snow globe immediately following at 6 p.m.
Sandi’s Pancake Breakfast (December 18 from 9 – 11 a.m.) This third annual activity features a $6 per person (plus processing fee) pancake breakfast. Tickets can be purchased here. Tables will be appropriately spaced and CDC guidelines followed. Breakfast attendees will also have private access to photos with Santa in his snow globe (100 N. Clematis Street).
Sunday on the Waterfront (December 19 from 4 – 7 p.m.) Surf’s up as the Aloha Islanders perform their Tropical Holiday Spectacular featuring authentic, high-energy Polynesian entertainment with Sandi’s Annual Conch Blowing Contest for all ages (100 N. Clematis Street).
Last Chance to See Sandi! (December 31 from 6 p.m. – midnight) You and Sandi on New Year’s Eve? Mer-maid for each other! Come ‘wave’ goodbye and catch Sandi’s final shows running though midnight.
SANDI’S COMMUNITY PARTNER
Sandi has 10 years of stories to tell, so this year her Community Partner is the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. They’re kicking off their Winter Reading Program for kids of all ages (that means adults, too), hosting an ongoing Make & Send Greeting Card Station, and featuring holiday programs and events all month. WPBCityLibrary.org