May has started and the excitement for the spring season is in full swing atDowntown Delray Beach! The days are growing longer and warmer offering residents and visitors even more time to enjoy everything in the area beneath the golden south Florida sun.
The nights in Downtown Delray Beach shine as bright as the days and come alive amid tropical breezes, moonlit skies and streetlights that shimmer like stars.
Upcoming events highlight the endless arts and entertainment opportunities of the area, with the On the Ave event taking center stage on May 15, 2014.
Light Up the Night!
On the Ave takes place in the Pineapple Grove Arts District on NE 2nd Avenue in downtown Delray Beach on Thursday, May 15 from 6-10 p.m.
Celebrate the arts and culture of the area amid the spectacular glow of various LED light installations and displays.
These amazing lighting installations are designed to demonstrate how the right light creates any desired atmosphere in any location.
Beneath this lovely illumination, On the Ave focuses on engaging everyone in activities that stimulate creativity, expression and enjoyment.
Along with live music, there are children’s specific areas, a mini scavenger hunt and a place for anyone to create their very own work of art!
Music Styles for Every Ear
The main performance stage of On the Ave features musical performances by talented local artists and world-renowned musicians.
Kicking off the night’s music is Brendan O’Hara who blends musical genres as he plays piano and guitar. Hear old school R&B, rock and roll with a bit of soul and jazz mixed in all from the talented fingers of Brendan O’Hara.
Enjoy the musical fun of the “coolest band in the land” with the “funkiest tuba player” ever seen from 8-10 p.m.
For a more classical touch, there’s the Lynn String Quartet and for rock and funk there’s Rogue Set also performing.
All the great music is the perfect soundtrack for the other highlights of On the Ave in downtown Delray Beach.
Fun for Children and Adults
On the Ave features a Kid’s Corner sponsored by Avenue Church. There are fun activities planned including face painting, a photo booth and chalk art on the sidewalk.
For both kids and adults, there’s life size chest that takes the game of strategy to an entirely new interactive level.
Anyone looking for a bit of adventures can partake in a mini scavenger hunt by visiting the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce for rules and clues.
Event attendees get to explore downtown Delray Beach searching for clues, qualify for great prizes and learn about the area arts and entertainment.
Those seeking to expand their artistic creativity are invited to paint a unique masterpiece by the Avenue Church at the canvas are section.
Blank canvases donated by Hands Office Supply await aspiring artists of all ages and art tools and supplies are provided.
Downtown Delray Beach is home to a diverse, stimulating and crowd-pleasing array of events, shopping, dining and entertainment.
On the Ave is a prime example of how dedicated the vibrant city is to providing visitors and residents alike with experiences unique to this beautiful region of sunny south Florida.
Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty is excited to be a part of the arts community of Downtown Delray, with a new office directly across from the Seagate Hotel. An official ribbon cutting event will take place on May 20th and we are excited to host future “night with the artist” events.
Visit our new Delray office at 900 E Atlantic Ave., Ste 18, Delray Beach, FL 33483 or give us a call at 561.381.9090 to learn about the most luxurious properties available in Delray Beach.