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Things to Do in West Palm Beach, FL

Things to do

When it comes to culture, retail, and recreation, few places rival the Club at Ibis. That’s why buyers are willing to pay a premium for real estate and country club membership. The Ibis community of West Palm Beach also provides access to the following attractions and activities in the area:

  1. Rosemary Square
    700 S Rosemary Ave
    561.366.1000

    Rosemary Square, better known to locals as The Square, is West Palm Beach’s premier lifestyle destination with upscale retail, world-class dining, and family-friendly activities. This vibrant mixed-use development features major retailers like Anthropologie, Lululemon, Restoration Hardware, and West Elm, just to name a few. Dining options include Il Bellagio, RH Rooftop Restaurant, and Saito’s Japanese Steakhouse.

    The Square also has outdoor attractions for the family to enjoy, including the Wishing Tree, Water Pavilion, and public art like oversized dog sculptures and LED installations throughout.

  2. Norton Museum of Art
    1451 S Olive Ave
    561.832.5196

    This esteemed museum harbors a vast collection of over 8,200 American, European, Chinese, and Contemporary artworks as well as rotating exhibits featuring national and international artists. It also has a carefully curated photography collection for visitors to explore. Aside from browsing the museum’s permanent collection and rotating exhibits, guests can join art workshops, lectures, live performances, and other special events.

    Founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard and Elizabeth Calhoun Norton, the museum was designed by famed architect Marion Sims Wyeth of Wyeth, King & Johnson as an Art Deco building.

    The museum was expanded in 2019 to include the Kenneth C. Griffin Building and the Heyman Plaza, which features the Michelle and Joseph Jacobs Reflecting Pool and a 19-foot sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. Award-winning architect Lord Norman Foster of Foster + Partners designed the museum’s expansion.

  3. Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
    253 Barcelona Rd
    561.832.5328

    The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is a two-acre property that was once the home and studio of the sculptor Ann Weaver Norton. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and harbors over 100 artworks. The gardens, which were designed by Norton and British politician Sir Peter Smithers, feature about 250 species of beautiful tropical palms as well as nine towering sculptures made of brick and granite.

    The historic home and gallery organizes rotating exhibitions featuring paintings, sculptures, and photos by local and international artists. The gallery also hosts artist talks, live musical performances, art contests, and storytime for children.

  4. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
    701 Okeechobee Blvd
    561.832.7469

    Kravis is known for recitals, concerts, film screenings, and theatrical productions with state-of-the-art technology and elegantly appointed facilities. The center has staged Broadway favorites like Disney’s Aladdin, Tootsie, and Hadestown. Visitors can also catch performances by a diverse crop of artists, including Daughtry, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Symphony Orchestra, and classical pianist George Li.

    Highlights include Dreyfoos Hall, Persson Hall, Rinker Playhouse, and Cohen Pavilion. On-site dining is available at Robbi’s Bistro Teatro while the gift shop sells books, glass art, and other trinkets.

  5. Antique Row

    A favorite among interior designers, the district features about 40 antiques shops, art galleries, and specialty stores selling fine art, estate jewelry, vintage rugs, and antiques that hark back to the 17th and 20th centuries. Browse their extensive selection of period pieces and find hidden gems to take home. Visitors will also find a handful of award-winning restaurants serving mouthwatering dishes along the district. A renowned shopping destination, Antique Row has been featured in Architectural Digest, Conde Nast Traveler, and The New York Times.

  6. Downtown West Palm Beach and Clematis Street Historic Commercial District

    Downtown West Palm Beach is known for shopping, dining, and nightlife. With cafes, cigar bars, playhouses, luxury hotels, and fitness studios, it is a lifestyle hub like no other. Landmarks include the West Palm Beach GreenMarket, The Market on Clematis, Hyatt Place, Hilton West Palm Beach, and Mariott.

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