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October
30

'Tis the season for tinsel, gift giving, sparkling lights, holiday music, and holiday parties galore. Take part in the festivities this year by hosting your very own holiday gathering at a luxurious event space in Fort Lauderdale. From yachts traveling through canals to modern hotels with ocean views, and historic estates to lush garden oases, these event venues in Fort Lauderdale are sure to impress and cater to your particular hosting needs. Whether you're throwing an intimate holiday cocktail party with friends and family or planning an extravagant corporate dinner for hundreds of employees, consider these spectacular event spaces in the city.  

Historic Maxwell Room

Location: 10 South New River Drive East Nestled in one of the oldest sites in Fort Lauderdale, the Historic Maxwell Room has a rich history dating back to 1925 when it was originally titled the Maxwell Arcade after its developer, Fred Maxwell. It has since been used for a myriad of businesses, including photo shops, attorney's offices, restaurants, and recording studios. Today, the space is used for events, including holiday parties, weddings, receptions, corporate events, and more. Enter through a secret garden courtyard to reach the inside space, which includes a charming historic den, a gorgeous bar area illuminated with blue lighting, and elegant details throughout. The warm lighting and rustic brick elements make it the perfect cozy space for a holiday party! Take a look at the variety of packages available for purchase, including menus and buffet stations, bar packages, and other personalized services.  

Tower Club

Location: 100 Southeast 3rd Avenue 28th Floor The Tower Club Fort Lauderdale, FL

Photo Courtesy of Tower Club

Situated in the 28th floor of the Regions Bank building in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Tower Club is an exclusive club with a gorgeous event space available for rent. The club provides private dining rooms perfect for all occasions, offering breathtaking city and ocean views, exceptional service, and quality cuisine. Plus, the professional staff at the Tower Club will ensure your event goes off without a hitch, as they will assist with the planning stage in addition to day-of services, including food, decorations, entertainment, and more. If you like your experience in this upscale space, you might even consider becoming a member of the Tower Club. Members enjoy 50 percent off à la carte dining at the club, access to a number of venues and special networking events, and other exclusive benefits.  

The Venue Fort Lauderdale

Location: 2345 Wilton Drive The Venue Fort Lauderdale

Photo Courtesy of The Venue Fort Lauderdale

With 20,000 square feet of space, The Venue Fort Lauderdale is the perfect venue for entertainment on a grand scale. This upscale venue offers special features specifically designed to host events and corporate gatherings in a dynamic way. The building is outfitted with the latest technology in sound and lighting, plus a central stage ideal for entertainment. The Venue is comprised of five different rooms, which can be joined together or kept separate in any configuration to personalize your event experience. Some of the services offered include catering, entertainment, staffing, event coverage, production, and liquor packages. They also have a full kitchen to accommodate any type of cuisine imaginable. Consider this expansive venue for your next large-scale holiday gathering or corporate meeting!  

Sun Dream Yacht Charters

Location: 2950 Northeast 32nd Avenue Sun Dream Yacht Charters Fort Lauderdale, FL

Photo Courtesy of Sun Dream Yacht Charters

Take your event off dry land by hosting a party on board one of the vessels at Sun Dream Yacht Charters. This family-owned and -operated company offers a fleet of yachts ranging in size from 130 to 137 feet, each ready to fulfill your every need, from weddings to corporate parties, and birthday celebrations to other special events. Cruise the sparkling waters of the Intracoastal for your holiday party, enjoying the changing scenery, cool breeze, and luxurious yacht amenities. Receive a free, no-obligation quote to start the conversation about your holiday party with Sun Dream Yacht Charters!  

Grateful Palate Catering & Events

Location: 3003 Northeast 32nd Avenue Grateful Palate Catering & Events

Photo Courtesy of Darryl Nobles from Dream Focus Photography via Grateful Palate Catering & Events / Event Designed by Koncept Events

Situated along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway, Grateful Palate Catering & Events is an idyllic venue ideal for any occasion, from intimate holiday parties to extravagant weddings. The 4,000-square-foot space offers impeccable service and exceptional food and drinks, enhanced by sparkling water views. The elegant and intimate interior opens to the recently renovated dock, so guests may mingle under the stars and watch yachts pass by. Take your event to the next level with a variety of additional offerings, including access to the tiki bar and the outdoor oasis space.  

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Location: 900 North Birch Road Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Experience a taste of history, art and stunning garden landscapes all at once at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens nestled along the river. The Bonnet House was built in 1920 and now serves as a preeminent house museum dedicated to historic and environmental preservation. Host your holiday party at the Bonnet House to transport guests to the days gracious living, charm and whimsy. The event space is ideal for corporate affairs, cocktail receptions and dinner celebrations. The tranquil courtyard garden with a fountain makes for a lovely first impression as guests reach the adjacent waterfront veranda with outdoor seating and lush tropical foliage.  

Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Location: 2000 North Ocean Boulevard Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Photo Courtesy of Pelican Grand Beach Resort

In addition to being a luxurious waterfront resort, Pelican Grand is an excellent place to host your holiday gathering. The event spaces at the resort include a mix of more corporate spaces to host a meeting and formal areas perfect for a cocktail party or holiday dinner. Enjoy views of the serene ocean atop the starlit decks or through the expansive walls of windows. No matter the purpose of your event, the professional staff at Pelican Grand will ensure it goes off without a hitch!  

The Historic Needham Estate

Location: 828 Southeast 4th Street

Situated just steps from the lively Las Olas Boulevard, the Historic Needham Estate is an opulent event space for both intimate gatherings and large-scale parties. Guests enjoy gorgeous views at this historic venue, both in the gorgeous 6,500-square-foot estate dating back to 1925 or looking out over the New River. The central location, unparalleled views, historic charm, and hospitable event services make this a desirable space for holiday parties. Plus, the Historic Needham Estate is the best spot in town for viewing the Winterfest Boat Parade!

 

Happy Planning!

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October
23

Considered the ultimate destination for luxury living, the city of Boca Raton is home to pristine beaches, lavish estates, fine restaurants, upscale shops, and renowned entertainment venues. Whether you're a long-time resident or a first-time visitor, there is so much to do in downtown Boca. Consult our complete itinerary for the ultimate day spent in Boca, with much of the activity remaining central to downtown. From the beach to the mall, and the art museum to outdoor patios, here are some of our favorite things to do in Boca Raton.  

8 a.m. | Start With Coffee

The Seed Boca Raton, FL

Photo Courtesy of The Seed 

Fuel up for the day with a visit to a local coffee shop. Order a fancy latte or plain black coffee or tea, and pair it with a pastry or maybe even a breakfast sandwich. After all, you'll need some fuel for the busy day ahead! Some of our favorite coffee shops in downtown Boca include The Seed and R1 Coffee, each of which have inspiring modern interiors and an excellent selection of specialty coffee.  

9 a.m. | Relax on the Beach

Boca Raton Beaches Avoid heavy foot traffic and take in the serenity of the ocean by visiting the beach in the morning! The beaches in Boca are known for their white sand and sparkling, crystal blue waters. One of our favorite beaches in Boca Raton is Red Reef Park, which is perhaps the most popular beach in the city. However, if you go early in the morning or during a weekday, you are more likely to escape the crowds. This 67-acre oceanfront park offers a myriad of amenities amidst beautiful scenery, and even has its own nature center. This is an ideal destination for families because of the wide selection of kid-friendly attractions and features — like the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. This gorgeous preserve has a boardwalk leading to a scenic lookout, where visitors can explore an enchanting butterfly garden and observe tanks with sea turtles. Red Reef Park also provides pristine conditions for snorkeling, as the beach holds man-made limestone boulders creating reefs just 10 feet off the shore. Examine stunning marine life, including tropical fish, turtles, eels and stingrays. The Red Reef Executive Golf Course is a picturesque 9-hole course nestled between the ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, providing stunning water views for golfers.  

11 a.m. | Grab Lunch

Lemongrass Asian Bistro Boca Raton, FL

Photo Courtesy of Lemongrass Asian Bistro

Settle down for a relaxing lunch at any of the incredible eateries in the heart of Boca. Some of our favorites include: Luff's Fish House serves fresh seafood in a casual and airy Key West-style setting in a historic 1920s bungalow. The menu includes an array of fresh seafood dishes, from raw oysters to pescatore fettuccine, and a fried lobster baconnaise to fish tacos. RACKs serves a wide range of American food, incorporating locally grown produce and sustainable seafood. The indoor space seamlessly flows to the outdoor patio, as the bar has windows that open to the outdoor bar with comfortable lounge seating nearby, all protected from the sun's rays with umbrellas. Lemongrass Asian Bistro has a chic and modern interior, plus an inviting outdoor patio so guests can enjoy their fresh seafood with a side of fresh air. The stylish design of Lemongrass is enhanced by an exceptional menu, featuring sushi, noodle dishes, curry and other specialties. Max's Grille is an elevated New American eatery serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks. Their bar extends from the inside of the restaurant to the beautiful patio, where you'll find more seating either under the shade or in the sun.  

1 p.m. | Go Shopping

Mizner Park Boca Raton, FL

Photo Courtesy of Downtown Boca

Boca has no shortage of shopping destinations, from quaint boutiques to renowned designer stores. If you've followed the itinerary thus far, you're likely well acquainted with Mizner Park, the lifestyle center serving as the central focal point of the city. Mizner Park has an impressive roster of retail stores, including Kendra Scott, Sur la Table, Le Bijoux Parfum, Lord & Taylor, Marcello Sport, Sugarboo & Co., Tommy Bahama, Cristino Fine Jewelry, and more. If you are looking for even more shopping options, venture a little bit west to Town Center at Boca Raton, an upscale shopping mall with 200 retail and service shops, plus five department stores, including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.  

3 p.m. | Visit the Boca Raton Museum of Art

Boca Raton Museum of Art

Photo Courtesy of Gesi Schilling via the Boca Raton Museum of Art

Experience the vibrant arts culture of the city with a visit to the Boca Raton Museum of Art. This beautiful museum in Mizner Park hosts a wide range of art in a myriad of styles and mediums, held in both permanent collections and rotating exhibits. Keep in mind that the museum is closed on Mondays, and is open from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. on Thursdays, and from 12–5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 65 and over, and free for members and children under 12.  

6 p.m. | Enjoy Dinner

After all this activity, it's time to unwind at one of the many upscale restaurants in Boca Raton. You might consider making a reservation at: The Locale provides a warm and comfortable atmosphere, perfect for enjoying the rich and bold flavors of the restaurant's New American-meets-Latin dishes. There's something for everyone on the menu, including creative starters, burgers, tacos, soups, seafood, pasta, steak, salads, pizza, and more. Trattoria Romana has a rustic and elegant interior, where you can enjoy some of the best Italian food in the region. Pair your authentic Italian food with a selection from their impressive wine list or a specialty cocktail. twentytwenty Grille offers some of the most creative and flavorful dishes in the city. The world-famous, internationally acclaimed Chef Ron Weisheit wows guests with his innovative dishes and personable service. Ouzo Bay serves an array of Greek dishes, including wild catches from around the world, grass-fed lamb, and prime dry aged meats. Eating here is like reserving a table on the Mediterranean, as each bite offers authentic flavors beautifully combined with age-old recipes.  

8 p.m. | See a Show or Movie

Shows in Boca Raton, FL Check out the schedules for some of the various entertainment destinations in Boca. iPic Theaters is an upscale movie theater with plush seating, modern technology, and in-theater service for chef-driven dishes and an excellent selection of drinks. Mizner Park Cultural Center is an intimate performing arts theater and music venue hosting a wide variety of shows and concerts. Check the events calendar to see what's coming next! Keep things casual at the Funky Biscuit, a live music venue hosting both nationally known and local bands, playing everything from rock 'n roll to reggae.  

10 p.m. | Top Off the Night With a Drink

Where to Get Drinks in Boca Raton, FL End the evening with a refreshing cocktail or a glass of wine. Boca is home to a number of classy watering holes, from wine bars to cigar lounges with an impressive selection of cocktails. Some of our favorites include Vino Wine Bar & Italian Kitchen, Frank and Dino's, Diplomat Cigar Lounge, Wish Boca, and Tanzy Restaurant.  

Happy Exploring

What must-visit destinations would you add to the itinerary? Let us know in the comments below!
October
16

Fort Lauderdale, nicknamed the "Yachting Capital of the World," will host the 59th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show October 31–November 4. Premier Estate Properties is a proud sponsor of this event, considered one of the most significant boat shows in the world. Each year, the show exhibits a vast array of the industry's latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, the show has something to suit every taste. Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The show will be held at seven diverse locations, including marinas, yachting centers, and a conference center. Attendees have an opportunity to visit with over 1,200 exhibitors and over 1,500 boats on display. Products on display range from designer sunglasses to extravagant superyachts and everything in between. With an event this massive, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Let's delve into the basics so you can adequately plan your visit to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.    

Schedule

Kick off the event with the Prime Time Preview on Wednesday from noon to 7 p.m. Tickets for the preview are $51, which includes admission for any additional show day. After the preview, the event goes from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.   Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 

Admission

Tickets for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show can be purchased in advance. General admission tickets are $33 for adults, $15 for children ages 6–15, and free for children under 6. You can also purchase a two-day package for $57, which includes admission to two days from Thursday through Sunday.   Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 

Locations

The show is taking place at seven separate locations near the water in Fort Lauderdale:  

Special Events

In addition to the typical boat show activities, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has a number of special events in store. A few special events include: The Bluewild Ocean Adventure Expo Seminars and Art Exhibits: Listen to experts speak about different water sports, from freediving and spearfishing to stand up paddleboarding and underwater photography. The Annual Kids' Fishing Clinics: Don't miss the free fishing clinics for kids ages 5–16 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Coral Reef Stage: The Coral Reef Stage at the convention center entrance will host a number of classes throughout the boat show. See the full schedule here. Aquazone By Nautical Ventures: Stop by for continuous in-pool demonstrations all day long, plus hands-on testing, contests and prizes, and various information sessions.   Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 

Boats on Display

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will showcase a wide range of boats, from sporty deck boats to massive superyachts, and everything in between. See the full list of boats on display to see what's in store.   Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 

Exhibitors

Peruse the full list of 1,200+ exhibitors you can visit at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The show offers a wide range of nautical-themed brands, from yacht builders to boating accessory brands. Sort your search by category to narrow down the long list to the subjects you are most interested in!   Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Photo Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 

We Hope to See You There!

As mentioned, Premier Estate Properties is a proud sponsor of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We hope to see you at this exciting boating event in the "Yachting Capital of the World"!
October
11

Amongst its many extravagant qualities, Vero Beach is perhaps most known for its stunning oceanfront properties. The city is casually known as the "Gateway to the Tropics" for its climatically unique flora and fauna. Here, majestic oaks blend with verdant plants, and pine forests give way to lush, tropical flowers and foliage. Pair the landscaping with the serene blue waters of the Atlantic (not to mention the Indian River Lagoon!), and you've got a recipe for resort-style living. Let's travel up the coastline for an exclusive tour inside some of the city's finest oceanfront properties, from luxury townhomes to opulent compounds. In addition to their unparalleled ocean vistas, these homes for sale in Vero Beach offer some of the region's most desirable amenities.  

Unparalleled New Compound

12 Bedrooms | 13.3 Bathrooms | 27,588 Square Feet

Address: 1940 South A1A | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This significant oceanfront property in the Estate Section of Vero Beach is considered one of Florida's great estates. Completed in 2018, this unparalleled compound features nearly seven acres of direct oceanfront land with a Great House as the centerpiece, in addition to a pool house, a guest house and a carriage house, all with significant outdoor living areas and garages for 10 cars. In total, the property has 12 bedrooms, 13 full bathrooms, and three half-baths within a grand total of 27,588 square feet. This new estate is one of Florida's largest oceanfront properties by land. The gated compound pays homage to the famed villas of the French Mediterranean coast with authentic touches of the Côte Sud.  

Brand New Ultra-Modern Compound

8 Bedrooms | 8.4 Bathrooms | 18,000 Square Feet

Address: 3700 Ocean Drive | Listed By: Brown, Harris & Webb — 866-220-7912

This expansive property is considered one of the most extraordinary estates on Florida's Treasure Coast. This spellbinding oceanfront paradise is situated in the charming village of Vero Beach just steps from the wave-lapped sugar sands. The brand new compound is designed for both entertaining and extravagant resort-at-home living. The 18,000-square-foot residence fronting 200+/- feet across the ocean has eight bedrooms and eight full bathrooms, plus four half baths. The estate connects with surrounding landscape in a seamless indoor/outdoor flow with floor-to-ceiling glass windows showcasing the property's lush landscaping, the serene infinity pool and the expansive ocean beyond.  

Island-Inspired Residence With Gorgeous Pool Courtyard

6 Bedrooms | 9.1 Bathrooms | 13,448 Square Feet

Address: 141 Beachside Drive | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

Lush dunes give way to sugar sands and turquoise waters in the idyllic setting of this custom-built island-inspired residence, one of a select number of direct oceanfront estates in the sought-after Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club. Designed with a main home and companion guest house surrounding a gorgeous pool courtyard, this impressive six-bedroom residence was constructed in 2007 by The Hill Group, a high-end Vero Beach builder with a 30-year record of quality and integrity. Conducive to an effortless indoor/outdoor lifestyle, the great room joins the main living and dining areas together in one large open space, anchored by a fireplace, flowing outdoors to a relaxing oceanfront loggia.  

Seaside Mediterranean-Style Villa

5 Bedrooms | 5.1 Bathrooms | 7,561 Square Feet

Address: 390 North Blue Wave Lane | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

Featuring exquisite indoor and outdoor living spaces, this understatedly elegant oceanfront residence is embraced in a tropical paradise in Ocean Pearl, an intimate gated cul-de-sac enclave just north of John's Island. Approached by a gated drive that winds through the gorgeous tree-cloaked landscape, the five-bedroom residence is a vision of timeless beauty designed by noted Vero Beach architect L.M. Silkworth P.A. and custom built by The Hill Group. The ocean's aquamarine splendor is the focus of the graceful layout that opens virtually every room to the outdoors. An understatedly elegant gathering space by an inviting fireplace, the living room joins to the lounge areas around the perimeter-overflow pool, across from a romantic fire-lit pavilion, where the ocean's sights and sounds give this resort-like setting the true feel of paradise.  

Stunning Modern Gem in the Estate Section

5 Bedrooms | 7.2 Bathrooms | 8,373 Square Feet

Address: 1840 Highway A1A | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This brand new modern showplace is nestled in Vero Beach's coveted Estate Section amongst estate homes that have sold for over $20 million. The property boasts impeccable design, high-end luxury finishes, and state-of-the-art technology — plus access to the ocean just steps away. A private drive leads to the main residence, with enchanting tropical foliage at every turn. Exquisite millwork and stone finishes refine the clean lines of the comfortably elegant living environment, at once timelessly classic and freshly stylish. Whether as an idyllic escape from the everyday world or a convivial gathering place for family and friends, this oceanfront gem is simply sublime.  

Vibrant Villa in Exclusive Barrier Island Enclave

5 Bedrooms | 5.2 Bathrooms | 6,238 Square Feet

Address: 9060 Rocky Point Drive | Listed By: Brown, Harris & Webb — 866-220-7912

This oceanfront paradise surveys its tropical surroundings from high above the dunes at The Estates of North Shore, an exclusive new gated enclave containing seven oceanfront properties. Resort-at-home living is the focus of this lavishly upgraded five-bedroom compound created by luxury waterfront expert Coastmark Companies in collaboration with architect Jeffrey Ray, AIA, head of the boutique firm Atelier d'Architecture. Meeting the highest standards with its exquisite design, masterfully engineered construction, and leading-edge innovations, this oceanfront showplace is an effortless blend of beauty and livability.  

Resort-Style Classic-Meets-Modern Estate

5 Bedrooms | 6.2 Bathrooms | 6,902 Square Feet

Address: 3636 Ocean Drive | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This exquisite compound-like estate was custom built in 2014 by Helmet House Construction, an award-winning family-owned local firm with a long-standing reputation for high quality and attention to detail. It is situated directly along the ocean in the heart of activity in Vero Beach, within walking distance of fine boutiques, restaurants and beachfront resorts. Just beyond the estate's arched entry, the sparkling blue ocean is seen from the comfortably elegant living room and the family room, open to the chef's kitchen. Glass doors connect these rooms to outdoor lounge areas by the infinity pool accompanied by beachside lawns with a putting green, leading to gated access for a stroll along the sands or a swim in the sea. These outdoor areas provide a personal resort-like oasis with the privacy and comfort of home.  

Three-Story Barrier Island Gem

5 Bedrooms | 5.1 Bathrooms | 5,565 Square Feet

Address: 12440 A1A | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

Traditional design blends with modern comfort in this spacious three-story estate. A peaceful paradise for the beach and boating enthusiast, Ambersand Beach sits on the pristine barrier island just south of Sebastian Inlet Park where the Indian River meets the Atlantic. Inside the mahogany entrance of the marble foyer, the sparkling expanse of the ocean is seen through the coffer-ceilinged living room with its inviting coral-stone fireplace. A luxurious sanctuary enjoying the space and privacy of the entire upper floor, the master suite captures sweeping ocean views and sunrises from the window-walled bedroom, open sitting room, office, and marble bath with soaking tub, shower and dual walk-in closets.  

West Indies-Inspired Estate in Castaway Cove

4 Bedrooms | 2.2 Bathrooms | 4,089 Square Feet Oceanfront Homes for Sale in Vero Beach, FL

Address: 1290 Olde Doubloon Drive | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This direct oceanfront estate is situated on the wide dune-fringed sands of Castaway Cove, a desirable guard-gated ocean-to-river community offering Old Florida tranquility. Tastefully renovated as a luxurious beach retreat, this nearly one-acre oceanfront estate is tropically landscaped for privacy while providing a wide-open ocean vista. Backdropped by the idyllic Atlantic Ocean, the breezy full-length patio is perfect for relaxing by the free-form heated pool with spa, served by a cabana bath. The fresh and airy interiors are set off by richly finished millwork adding a comfortable British West Indies feel.  

Airy Estate With Soaring Cathedral Ceilings

4 Bedrooms | 4.1 Bathrooms | 5,635 Square Feet

Address: 266 Ocean Way | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This airy and unique property is nestled along the ocean in Seagrove East, a guard-gated community just a short drive from the village. Comfortable, open living spaces are at the heart of the property, enhanced by airy beamed cathedral ceilings, gorgeous Polynesian shell-stone floors, and glass doors open to relaxing outdoor spaces. A restful retreat, the private oceanfront master suite has the luxury of two separate baths accompanied by generous closets. Opening to its own deck and served by a kitchenette, the ground level features a guest suite with a sitting area and half bath.    

Luxury Townhome in the Heart of Vero Beach

4 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms | 4,000 Square Feet

Address: 1021 Gayfeather Lane | Listed By: O'Dare, Boga & French — 866-220-8184

This luxury townhome offers both a relaxing oceanfront retreat and convenient proximity to Vero Beach's charming village, containing wonderful beachside restaurants, shops, and luxurious resorts. This is one of just five townhomes that comprise the intimate gated enclave beautifully designed by architect Gregory Anderson and custom built to superior standards by Water's Edge Estates. Looking out over the endless ocean, this exquisite townhome centers on a private pool courtyard between the main house and separate guest house above the two-bay garage. Fresh coastal style is refined with a designer look in this picture-perfect residence appointed with fine finishes in a muted palette inspired by the sands and sea, featuring stone and hardwood floors, architectural millwork and impact-glass windows.  

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October
2

Believe it or not, Halloween is creeping up around the corner. In addition to the many pumpkin patches and hayrides, autumn festivals, and other fall activities, there are several Halloween events in Boca Raton worth adding to your calendar. From tame kid-friendly festivals and costume contests to thrilling haunted attractions and exclusive parties — these events will ensure you celebrate Halloween to the fullest!  

Enigma Haunt

September 28–29, October 5–6, 12–14, 18–21, 25–28 + 30-31 Location: Enigma Haunt Enigma Haunt Boca Raton, FL

Photo Courtesy of Enigma Haunt

Get in the spirit for the holiday all month long at Enigma Haunt, a haunted house in Boca Raton with three hair-raising haunted attractions in one indoor location. Each of the attractions, including Cursed, Twisted Mayhem, and Realms of Terror, provides endless thrills and excitement. Pick your poison — or opt for all three — at Enigma Haunt, open on weekends throughout the month of October. While you may not be able to avoid the inevitable fear induced at Enigma Haunt, you can avoid standing in line by purchasing your tickets online in advance. Tickets are valid on any one day of the event, from 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and 7 to 10:30 p.m. on select Thursdays, Sundays, and Tuesday, October 30.  

Shriek Week at Sugar Sand Park

October 19–20 + 25–27 Location: Sugar Sand Park Shriek Week at Sugar Sand Park Boca Raton, FL

Photo Courtesy of Naomi Phelps of Sweet Memories Photography via Sugar Sand Park

The beloved Sugar Sand Park turns into a spooky destination in the days leading up to Halloween. Each year, the park's Shriek Week offers several days of spooky events and activities for all ages, such as haunted houses, carnival games, LED shows, train rides, magic shows, trick-or-treating, and a scary film festival. Get a sneak peek at the many activities happening throughout Shriek Week this year! Admission prices and dates/times vary depending on activity. Shriek Week is open on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, and again on Thursday, October 25, Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27. This family-friendly festival is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday in advance with your little ones!  

Halloween at the Y

October 27 Location: Peter Blum YMCA of Boca Raton This safe and fun family-oriented event will feature incredible costumes, decorations, and activities at the Peter Blum YMCA of Boca Raton. Halloween at the Y activities include haunted houses, trick-or-treating, Star Wars Jedi training, a puppy patrol rescue mission, a dance party, bounce houses, hayrides, magic shows, and much more! Advance tickets cost $5 for adult non-members and $15 for children non-members. Members may bring one bag of candy per person to reserve their spot in advance. Tickets the day of the event are $5 for adult members and non-members, $15 for children members, and $20 for children non-members. Bring your candy or purchase advance tickets at the front desk of the Peter Blum YMCA!  

Halloween Soiree & Pet Costume Contest

October 30 Location: Calusa Veterinary Center Halloween Soiree & Pet Costume Contest Calusa Veterinary Center Boca Raton, FL The Calusa Veterinary Center is making sure our four-legged family members are not left out of the Halloween festivities! This 24/7 veterinary center in Boca Raton is hosting a Halloween Soiree & Pet Costume Contest on Tuesday, October 30, featuring wine and snacks and other refreshments, and a pet costume contest. The pet owner with the best pet costume will win a seven-night Caribbean cruise on the MSC Seaside!    

Kids' Monster Bash at the Addison

October 31 Location: The Addison Before the adults-only party starts at the Addison, take your little ones to the Kids' Monster Bash, designed for elementary-aged children. The event will take place at the Addison from 5–6:30 p.m., featuring a not-so-scary dance party, trick-or-treating with special characters, and a kid-approved menu of light bites. Tickets are limited and can be purchased in advance, the cost is $20 per child and $10 per accompanying adult.  

Halloween at the Addison

October 31 Location: The Addison Halloween at the Addison Boca Raton

Photo Courtesy of Muñoz Photography via The Addison

Get decked out in your finest costume and head to the Addison for a spectacular event benefiting Slow Burn Theatre Company at the Broward Center. Complementing the Addison's historic property, this year's theme pays homage to the 1930s classic horror icons with a foodie-approved fare, an open bar, live entertainment, and a haunted walk-through. This over-the-top Halloween event is open to the public. General admission tickets are $125 per person, which includes entry, food, an open bar, and entertainment. Reserve a VIP table for up to 10 guests for $2,500, which includes complimentary valet parking, access to the indoor VIP area with a private table, table-side food and beverage service, and champagne bottle service, in addition to general admission benefits.  

Rockstar Karaoke + Alice Cooper Tribute

October 31 Location: Boca Black Box Head to Boca Black Box on Halloween for a night of rock 'n' roll and nonstop fun! From 7–9 p.m., participate in rockstar karaoke, and enjoy entertainment from Lipstick Killers, an Alice Cooper tribute band, from 9–11 p.m. Dress as your favorite rock star and rock the night away with this talented tribute band playing all of your favorite songs masterfully reproduced with props, costumes and other exciting elements. Purchase tickets in advance to be a part of the excitement at Boca Black Box this Halloween!  

Happy Halloween!

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