Why Delray Beach


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Of course, one of our main attactions is our beaches! Beach-goers have access to two miles of public beach-front for sunbathing, recreational events, swimming and other activities. Collectively, one of the two miles of beach is lifeguard supervised daily. For info on beach conditions call 561-27BEACH or the City's Beach Conditions page.

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A variety of recreational activities are offered at public parks including Miller Park where baseball diamonds, soccer fields and other sports are offered; Pompey Park with its $1 million pool and Veteran's Park that overlooks the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. Bicycle rentals are conveniently located at Richwagen's Cycle Center on Atlantic Avenue. For further information on outdoor activities, call the Delray Recreation Department at 243-7250 or go to Parks and Recreation.

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Cultural Attractions & Things to Do
Visual and performing arts opportunities as well as lectures, historic tours and nature center are available through the Delray Beach Cultural Alliance.

Blood's Hammock Groves
6117 Lawrence Road, Lantana Florida 33462
American Orchid Society
16700 AOS Lane, Delray Beach
Boomer's Family Recreation
3100 Airport Rd in Boca Raton
Bucky Dent Baseball School
490 Dotterel Rd, Delray Beach
Caldwell Theatre Company
7873 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton
Cason Cottage Museum
Swinton Ave. and N.E. First St.
The Cornell Museum - Old School Square
51 N. Swinton Ave.
Crest Theatre - Old School Square
51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
Delray Beach Historical Society
20 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
Delray Beach Playhouse
950 NW 9th St., Delray Beach
Delray Beach Public Library
29 SE 4th Ave.
Milagro Center
101 SE 2nd Ave.
Morikami Park & Museum
400 Morikami Park Rd. off Jog/Carter Rd.
Old School Square Cultural Arts Center & Entertainment Pavilion
51 N.Swinton Ave.
561-243-7922, ext 1
Palm Beach Photographic Centre
55 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach
Pineapple Grove Main Street & Artwalk
298 Pineapple Grove Way (NE 2nd Ave.)
Roots Cultural Festival
P.O. Box 2654, Delray Beach, 33447
Sandoway House Nature Center
142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach
S.D. Spady Museum
170 N.W. 5th Ave., P.O. Box 3077, Delray Beach, 33447
Women in the Visual Arts Pineapple Grove
330 NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach
Website features current and upcoming exhibitions, classes, and workshops.
Palm Beach Zoo
Dreher Park
1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach
Delray Beach Water Sports Rentals
401 S. Ocean Blvd.
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach
Lion Country Safari
18 miles west of I-95 on Southern Blvd., W. Palm Beach
Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. 441 between Delray and Boynton
Loxahatchee Everglades Air Boat Tours
West End Lox Rd., Boca Raton
Hoffman's Chocolate Shoppes and Gardens
5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres
Norton Gallery
1415 S. Olive Ave.
Palm Beach Kennel Club
Belvedere Rd. & Congress Ave.
Dog Racing
Pottery Playhouse
812 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach
Rapids Water Park
6566 N. Military Trail, W.P.B.
Regal Cinemas Delray 18
1660 S Federal Hwy, Delray Beach
Sports Immortals
6830 N Federal Hwy, Delray Beach
Historic Wreck of the S.S. Inchulva
Sits in about 25 ft. of water approximately 150 yards off-shore from the south end of Delray's public beach.


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Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach's own charming Atlantic Avenue is a treasure trove for the recreational shopper and showcases more than 150 different boutiques and galleries. Get merchants and gift card information.

Blood's Hammock Groves
Delray Beach. 5 minutes from downtown. 
Established in the 1940s. Features citrus sales, plant boutique, flowers, ornamentals, fresh herbs, decorative pots.

Levenger Outlet 
5 minutes from downtown.
Levenger's only retail outlet. "A Purveyor of Tools for the Serious Readers" sells heirloom quality reading accessories at reasonable prices including lamps, leather goods, "reading furniture".

Ocean City Lumber Company 
Just north of Atlantic Ave. between NE 2nd Ave. & Pineapple Grove Way.
Tucked in the historic Pineapple Grove district of downtown Delray Beach is Ocean City Lumber Company. This one time lumber yard is now a great shopping, dining, and entertainment center with galleries, boutiques, and trendy cafes that spill out onto the brick-paved sidewalks. 276-2323

ABC Carpet & Home - The Outlet
5 minutes from downtown.
An outlet version of the famous New York City original. Deluxe home furnishings and accessories including Persian Rugs, eclectic furnishings, luxury linen, and bath items --the unusual and trendy sometimes at bargain prices.

Sawgrass Mills Outlet 
40 minutes.
Featuring 260 stores including Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Ann Taylor, and more.

Mizner Park
Boca Raton - 10 minutes from downtown Delray Beach.
A unique shopping destination featuring courtyards with fountains, beautiful landscaping, gourmet restaurants. Unique designer clothing & accessories and art galleries.

Worth Avenue
Palm Beach - 30 minutes.
Renowned for world class shopping with 200 luxury stores such as Cartier, Chanel, and Tiffany, with many of the historical buildings designed in Mediterranean Revival style.



Regional Malls

  • Boynton Beach Mall
    Boynton Beach, 15 minutes north
  • The Gardens
     North Palm Beach - 45 minutes north
  • Town Center Mall
    Boca Raton - 20 minutes south

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