Things to Do & Know

A NEW feature in our monthly newsletter...

Each month we'll be bringing you a curated list of the Top Things to Do & Know in Boca Raton. September 2018 is jam-packed with events, initiatives and new information to show you the best side of Boca Raton. From Restaurant Month and Brazilian Beat, to International Coastal Clean-Up and new Mizner dog park hours...we've got YOUR list!

September 2018

Photo collage of the Top 10 Things to Do and Know in Boca Raton for September 2018

1. Restaurant Month

Boca Restaurant Month 2018 LogoNow celebrating its second year, Boca Restaurant Month runs from September 1 - 30. Over 30 participating restaurants will each have a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu priced between $36 and $40. To learn more visit www.bocarestaurantmonth.com.

2. Brazilian Beat

2018Logo-ColorSplash - CroppedThis 7th Annual event takes place on Saturday, September 8 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater from 6pm to 11pm. The event is free for all ages. To commemorate Brazilian Independence Day, come enjoy spectacular Brazilian music, entertainment and food. Visit the Brazilian Beat event page for more information.

3. Dashboard Confessional

Dashboard Confessional and All Time LowTickets are still available for The Summer Ever After Tour presented by Live Nation featuring Dashboard Confessional, All Time Low and special guest Gnash on Thursday, September 27 at the Mizner Park Amphitheater.  For ticket and concert information and pricing go to the event page.

4. STEAM Through September

steam through september logoChallenge your youngsters to participate in City-wide sponsored programs and activities surrounding the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, and charge full STEAM ahead into the new school year! Complete at least one activity in each category and win a special prize! for children ages 5 to 12. For more info and participating locations visit the Children's Science Explorium STEAM webpage.

5. Library Card Sign-Up Month

BRPL Incredibles Library Sign Up MonthSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month! This year, Disney’s Incredibles are Library Card Sign-Up Month honorary chairs, helping to promote the value of a library card and bring attention to the many ways in which libraries transform lives and communities through education. To sign up for a library card, visit Boca Raton’s Downtown Library or Spanish River Library or the website at www.bocalibrary.org.

6. Love Libraries Day at FAU Stadium

Flyer for 2018 FAU Love Libraries DayCelebrate Love Libraries Day with the FAU Owls football team during their September 15 game against Bethune-Cookman at 6pm. Boca Library cardholders will receive a special rate of $5 per ticket for this game. For more information and to get tickets, contact FAU's Evan Siegel at 561-297-0068.


7. International Coastal Clean-Up with Gumbo Limbo

Gumbo Limbo International Coastal Clean Up DayCome out to Spanish River Park on September 15 from 8am - 11am to help remove marine debris from the beach and intracoastal mangrove environments. This worldwide cleanup effort helps the environment and provides data to Ocean Conservatory efforts. For more information visit www.gumbolimbo.org.


8. Downtown Ride Share

catching a ride boca raton bannerNew shared ride pick-up and drop-off locations provide an easier and safer way to get around town, with convenient waiting areas for passengers using low-speed vehicles and pedicabs. For more information visit DowntownBoca.org or DriveCMS.com.

9. New Mizner Dog Park Hours

Mizner Bark dogs playingBeginning October 1, Mizner Bark Dog Park will now be open from 7am daily (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon due to maintenance) until dusk. For more information please visit the Mizner Bark webpage.


10. NEW El Rio Trail Fix It Station

el rio trail fix it stationThe City's first Fix It Station has been installed at El Rio Trail. In addition to the El Rio Trail location, a Fix It Station and bike racks are being installed at Sanborn Square within the next few weeks, with another station planned along A1A by the Coast Guard station.