Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms and Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities and weekend family fun in South Florida updated each and every week…
Weekend Family Fun in South Florida
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens Family Day
DATE/TIME: March 18th 9AM-3PM
• Live music by the **Gold Coast Youth Orchestra at 10 am & 11 am on the lovely veranda
• Johanna the Bee Lady from 11 am-1 pm answering questions about bees and how to treat and help them survive in this changing environment
• The Mounted Police Horse Unit and K9 Police
• And a Treasure map of what to find on the Bonnet House Estate
Visitors will also have the opportunity to tour the historic house museum filled with a delightful collection of art and personal treasures from the Bartlett family as well as explore the nature trails filled with native plants, trees, and an occasional monkey.
Ages 13 and Under: Free
Broward County Teachers: Free
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
900 N Birch Road
DATE/TIME: January 25-March 26
Made up of 18 fun, interactive, Instagrammable holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from some of Disney and Pixar’s most beloved films, including Toy Story, The Incredibles, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, Coco, A Bug’s Life, Wall-E, and Inside Out, PIXAR PUTT is set to take guests to infinity… and beyond!
PIXAR PUTT, co-presented by Rockefeller Productions and TEG Life Like Touring, will be staged at The LOOP on Fort Lauderdale Beach beginning Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, and run through Sunday, March 26, 2023. The course will be open seven days a week, Monday-Friday from 3 p.m.-10 p.m. (last entry at 8:30 p.m.) and Saturday-Sunday from 12 p.m.-10 p.m. (last entry at 8:30 p.m.). PIXAR PUTT AFTER DARK will feature evening sessions for guests 18+ and take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Pixar Putt is also available for rent to private groups and corporate groups.
- Children under 12: $17
- Adults: $22
- PIXAR PUTT AFTER DARK: $27
3000 E. Las Olas Blvd
Turtlefest at Loggerhead Marine Life Center
DATE/TIME: March 18th 10AM-5PM
Focused on promoting conservation, TurtleFest is a fun-filled day of close-up encounters with endangered and local species of native loggerheads, green and leatherback turtles. Listen to great music, see captivating art, and discover a place where it’s cool to be green.
14200 US 1
Theatre Lab’s Heckscher Theatre-Red Riding Hood
DATE: September 15th-April 9th
Wolfgang, the greatest actor in the world, is interrupted while performing his “one man extravaganza” by a delivery person with a mysterious package. But the show must go on, and the two of them take on all the roles in this fast, funny, and surprising adaptation. The wolf may have dinner plans, but this Red is courageous, clever – and talented!
Schedule: Performances open to the public for this weekend family fun in South Florida on Saturdays at 2pm & 6pm, and Sundays at 3pm. $25 for adults, FREE for up to four children with adult admission. Free creative writing workshops for students in grades 4-12 one hour prior to matinee performances.
777 Glades Road
Touch A Truck In Boca Raton
DATE/TIME: March 18th 9AM-12PM
Round up the whole family to see and learn about our City’s fascinating trucks and vehicles! In partnership with the City of Boca Raton’s Municipal Services, Utility Services, Recreation Services, and Police and Fire Departments, truck operators will be on hand to demonstrate how their vehicles work and explain what they do. Check out a fire engine, sanitation truck, dump truck, beach tractor, bulldozer and much more! Attractions include police motorcycle demos and a giant sandbox for children. No enrollment is required. This free program will take place rain or shine! Food trucks will be on-site for purchase of refreshments. Parking is across the street at Countess de Hoernle Park/Spanish River Athletic Facility.
Spanish River Library
Art After Dark! & Family Events at Norton Museum of Art
A New Experience Every Friday Night!
FRIDAYS FROM 5-10 PM
- Reduced Admission: $10 Adults and Seniors, $5 Students, Free for Members
- Enjoy an eclectic mix of live performances, film screenings, workshops, tours, and more!
EVERY FRIDAY, 5:30 & 7:30 PM
- Docent-led tours (30 min)
- Explore great works in the Norton’s collection led by one of the Museum’s fine docents.
EVERY FRIDAY, 6-9 PM
- Open Studio: Art Workshops
- Join local teaching artists as they lead drop-in style art-making sessions.
- All ages and experience levels welcome. Materials included.
The Restaurant at the Norton is open for dinner. Last seating at 9 PM.
Reservations are available online through Tock, or by calling (561) 268-0500.
SATURDAYS, MARCH 18 AND 25 / 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Make art a family affair! Every Saturday Children ages 5-12, and their accompanying grown-ups, participate in a thematic tour, followed by a related art workshop. Celebrate Women’s History Month focusing on women artists in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. In the studio, experiment with similar materials used by these artists to create works as we explore great women in the arts.
Space is limited to 20 visitors. Online registration and payment required.
For more information and to contact please visit Family Programs.
Cost: Pre- Registration Required, $3 per family (includes Museum Admission).
Registration opens 2 weeks in advance.
1450 S. Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach
Creation Station at Boca Museum Of Art
MARCH 18 AND 19 / 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join us for family-friendly activities this weekend with Creation Station! This drop-in art making program is free with admission. All ages have fun creating art. This month’s theme is historical portraits.
501 Plaza Real
DATE/TIME: March 19th
Join us for our German Spring Picnic with beer and brats! For just $40, you’re “all-in!” Includes German beer, domestic wine, soft drinks, plus a heaping plate of German and American fare.
We’ve got plenty of seating under the pavilion at our biergarten-style tables and lots of room to spread out on our shady picnic grounds.
Entertainment by Alpine Express & the Black Thorn Pipe & Drum Band
Event runs from 12pm – 5pm
Kitchen hours 12pm – 3pm
No refunds will be issued the day of the event. Event occurs rain or shine.
No pets allowed.
5111 Lantana Road