What has become one of the most anticipated community events of the year, Downtown Boca’s 3rd Annual Meet Me on the Promenade will bring one night and and one full day of free fun for all!
The event begins on Friday, October 25th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and continues on Saturday, October 26th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along The Promenade, connecting through Palmetto Park Road, N.E. First Avenue, Boca Raton Road, Mizner Park, Sanborn Square and Royal Palm Place.
The festivities kick-off on Friday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. in Sanborn Square as live music fills the streets with performances by calypso band Pan Paradise and followed by show band favorite Solid Gold presenting “Dancing Through the Decades.”
On Saturday, October 26, event-goers of all ages will enjoy a variety of activities including a car show; arts and crafts festival featuring 60 local artisans; exhibits and displays showcasing many community organizations; an on-going schedule of live entertainment; cultural, wellness and non-profit showcases; sports and games; restaurant food tastings and specials; an array of food trucks; and children’s activities including face painting, bounce house and much more.
New this year is an “Interactive Pop-Up Art School” at The Promenade, a day-long series of FREE interactive art workshops led by the Art School at the Boca Raton Museum of Art whereby festival-goers can chose to learn the basics of a variety of disciplines from canvas painting to pottery. Available for purchase will be a commemorative Promenade Poster (for a minimal fee) created by a local artist from The Artists Guild, an Auxiliary of the Boca Raton Museum of Art, with all proceeds benefiting the Museum.
Saturday morning starts early with the American Cancer Society’s 11th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk that begins at the Mizner Park Amphitheater and routes walkers through Downtown Boca along Palmetto Park Road to AIA and back. Meet Me On The Promenade festivities immediately follow running into the evening hours.