Spring is the true beginning of the New Year for the city of Palm Beach and residents kick off the season right with some of the most exciting events of the year.  From fishing to shopping, festivals to concerts, the following Palm Beach events are guaranteed to bring in a crowd and keep you looking forward to the sunnier days to come.

Spring Training for Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals
February 23-April 4
There is no better welcome to the spring season than the start of Major League Baseball.  The Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals make Palm Beach County and the Roger Dean Stadium their home and will be hosting games throughout the spring months. Be the first to see new additions to the roster, cheer on your old favorites, and check out the upcoming competition.

Palm Beach International Boat Show
March 26-March 29
Come to the 23rd Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show held in West Palm Beach featuring more than $350 million dollars worth of boats, superyachts, and accessories from marine manufacturers worldwide.  The show includes admission to kids’ fishing clinics, Xtreme Sport Fishing Seminars and more.

Symphonic Music for a Spring Evening
April 7
Head to the historic Flagler Museum and listen to the symphonic sounds of the Palm Beach Symphony as they welcome the spring season with an evening of song.  Conductor Ramon Tebar presents an outstanding program featuring classics like von Weber’s Overture to the Opera Oberon, Griffes’ Poem for Flute and Orchestra, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.

7th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event
April 9-April 11
Check out the latest and greatest of the collector cars at the 7th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event. Held at the AmeriCraft Expo Center, the event has become a premiere destination for collector car enthusiasts from all over the world. 

4th Annual Bluegrass Concert
April 18
Playing great American music at one of Palm Beach’s most popular landmarks, the Flagler Museum, the 4th annual Bluegrass Concert comes back for another year.  This event features another year of renowned bluegrass bands playing longtime favorites. All proceeds benefit the Southern Arts Federation’s Emergency Relief Fund.

April 29-May 3
Florida’s largest musical, art, and waterfront festival features 50 bands, on 3 stages, over 5 days.  As one of the most recognized events in the Southeast, SunFest has a great 2009 lineup including American Idol winner David Cook, James Taylor, Citizen Cope, the Steve Miller Band and more. Sit VIP and enjoy the festival the right way with reserved seating and VIP hospitality including an open bar and meals.

Springtime events like these remind residents of why they make Palm Beach their home.  If you are interested in checking out new homes in Palm Beach, visit Fite Shavell & Associates and get in touch with a realtor today.