Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. Nineteen chefs will battle it out in one of the most heated competitions of the year on July 16. Coming from all over South Florida, everyone will bring their culinary best to satiate the taste pallets of their judge’s. With plenty of burgers, vegan options, craft beers and wines, and even gourmet food item sampling, the 5th Annual Boca Burger Battle looks to give you a splash of everything they have to offer. Tickets are $50 per person for general admission and VIP are $75 if you get them pre-sale. The event takes place at Sanborn Square Park.
  2. Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest is back on July 23. With craft beers and food trucks to curve the appetite, there is plenty of food and drink to go around. General admission tickets run for $55 and VIP, which will get you a buffet, special entrance line, and unique craft beers, will cost $100. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds Visit palmbeachsummerbeerfest.com for more information.
  3. The Palm Beach Zoo presents one of their loudest events of the summer- Roar and Pour on July 2. The night is filled with British Summer Grill favorites, drinks from Twisted Trunk Brewing, and music provided by Roll The Stones, a Rolling Stone’s tribute band. Doors open at 4:30 pm and the tiki bar and grill start up at 5:00 pm. Visit palmbeachzoo.org for more information.
  4. A golf tournament fundraiser will be held July 16 at the Delray Golf Club to support and help raise funds for Delray Beach Children’s Garden. The event includes an 18-Hole 4-person scramble, a raffle and lunch, contests and prizes. Registration can be found at delraybeachchildrensgarden.org and the deadline is July 1.
  5. FAU will be premiering “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy presented at the Boca Campus, from July 9 to July 31. Theatre tickets can be bought online through fauevents.com and tickets range from $12 for students to $20 for single tickets for general admission.
  6. Mizner Park will be hosting a free show on July 22 in appreciation of the late David Bowie “David Bowie Tribute: Stardust memories.” Starting at 7:30 pm, food, drink, and chairs and blankets will be available to guests. Visit http://myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi/ for more information and other summer events.
  7. Boca Ballet Theatre will be performing Giselle at the Countess de Hoernle Theatre at Spanish River High School on July 29, 30 and 31. Considered one of the greatest romantic ballets, the play deals with nature, spirits, death, and love. Tickets can be bought at the door or reserved by calling 561-995-0709 and range from $35-$45.
  8. Family Fun Day is headed to the Delray Marketplace on July 13. From 3 to 6 p.m., there will be rock climbing, train rides, carnival games, face painting, craft stations and other family friendly activities. Kids can also meet their favorite superheroes and princesses.
  9. The Wick Theatre presents “Forever Plaid” through July 24 with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. The show will take you back to an era of do-wop, big hairdos and boy bands in a jukebox musical comedy. Tickets are $55 per person. Visit the wick.org for more information.
  10. The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park is putting on “Curtain Call Playhouse’s Rapunzel” on July 9. Shows take place at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. It is based on the classic fairy tale with extra twists and turns.