There are plenty of warm places where you could spend your winter break. Out of all of them, you chose South Florida. You knew that you’d be getting an experience that you couldn’t replicate. You know that South Florida is one of the few places in the world where you can meet face to face with golfing legends, see some of the best MLB players duke it out in practice games, or sample dishes made in the kitchens of world-class restaurants. Winter in South Florida is full of exciting events – make sure that you’re here to experience them.
Watch Polo Games at the International Polo Club Palm Beach!
Spring means many things in Florida, including polo! Florida’s comfortable temperatures and sunny days draw guests and residents to Wellington every Sunday to watch matches at the International Polo Club. The traditions of the game are evident: many people come in nice clothes and fancy hats, while a few of the lucky ones stay for the Sunday Brunch after the game. The 2019 Polo season runs until April 21, so interested parties are encouraged to get out here while they still can!
Captivated by Classic Cars at the Concours d’Elegance
What is a concours d’elegance? Imagine a car show with more panache. The 13th Annual Boca Concours d’Elegance, hosted from February 22 to February 24, has luxury and antique car fanatics of all kinds gather over three days to exhibit their automobiles, discuss them with fellow aficionados, and award prizes for the best submissions. The event includes a Hangar Party held at the Boca Raton Airport, and a Gala Dinner complete with a live and silent auction.
Go See The Greatest Game at The Honda Classic!
South Florida has plenty of ballgames, but none of them are like The Honda Classic. Featuring some of golf’s greatest players, amateurs, and fans, they all gather for one week at PGA National Resort and Spa from February 25 to March 3 to celebrate this great game with one of the most intensive games of the year. Events such as meet and greets, a kickoff party at The Gardens Mall, and a Junior Par 3 Challenge serve to amplify fans experiences.
Make the Catch at MLB Spring Training Games!
South Florida’s warm weather doesn’t bring up just retirees and vacationers. It also pulls in major league baseball teams looking to get in some practice games for spring training. Expansive FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches gives fans the ultimate ballgame experience as they watch the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals swing and run their way to victory. Enhance your day at the park with seating options ranging from basic fan seats to the ultimate viewing destination in the Suite Level. Chow Down at the Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival! The fourth annual Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival returns from March 22 to March 23 to celebrate this homey flavor combination. Gourmands can sample flavors such as bacon mac and cheese, donuts from Love Is All You Need, and Buffalo Trace White Corn bourbon. Live music, vendors, and seminars help to flavor the event, including a Pappy Van Winkle Tasting Experience on March 22, an appearance by Mitch Herrick and the Homegrown Sinners, and more!
Feed Your Inspiration at the Festival of the Arts Boca!
From March 1 to March 10, Boca Raton taps into its creative side with this expansive arts festival. Over the course of ten days, residents and guests will be treated to culture events from all over the world, unique in their presentation, features, and themes. Among them will be members of the Bolshoi Ballet and the Russian National Orchestra highlighting classics of Russian dance and music in ‘An Evening of Russian Music & Ballet’, and ‘Robert Pinsky: PoemJazz’, in which Pinsky reads poems that’s he’s written, set and improvised to the beat of live jazz music.
Indulge at the Boca Bacchanal!
This is the area’s premiere tasting and dining event! From April 4 to April 6, gourmands of all kinds will meet with skilled vintners and chefs to discuss flavors and pairings, delight in tried and true taste combinations, and discover new ways to challenge their palette. While the entire program features events that are highly sought after, one of the most commended is ‘Bubbles and Burgers’. This is where diners get to meet with vintners and chefs, all the while sampling different types of champagne with various burgers (hey, it’s a great pairing!). The cream of the crop, so to speak, is the ‘Grand Tasting’, where not only tastings will be held, but also live and silent auctions.
Out of all the places to spend your winter, you chose South Florida for its events and atmosphere. Out of all of the country clubs there are to live at in South Florida, our members chose St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton. They chose it for its level of service to members that return year after year. They chose it for its golf courses designed by Arnold Palmer and Tommy Fazio II, and its state-of-the-art golf performance center. They chose it for its intensive tennis program, and numerous Har-Tru courts. They chose it for its social events, ranging from holiday parties to casual golf competitions between friends. They chose St. Andrews Country Club because they knew that you couldn’t live a life like this anywhere else.
St. Andrews Country Club offers a vibrant, top-quality lifestyle and has done so for more than 30 years. Its distinctions include a “Distinguished Club of the World” and a “Top Ten Healthiest Clubs in America,” and its world-class amenities make life a permanent vacation. With superior amenities, including two 18-hole championship golf courses, one completely renovated. It is home to LPGA touring professional and resident Morgan Pressel. Aaron Krickstein, formerly ranked No. 6 in the world, oversees the tennis program and 14 clay courts. The Club offers a full service-spa & salon, fitness center, four restaurants, three pools, Kids Club, playground, air-conditioned game rooms and catering space for up to 350. With only 730 families living in the private, low-density community, the custom estate homes are all unique. They range in a variety of styles and layouts, from a Mediterranean-styled home to contemporary-inspired. The Club’s location within Boca Raton puts them near some of the city’s highlights, ranging from Florida Atlantic University, the Wick Theatre, and some of Florida’s best beaches. Be one of the first to see all the changes we’ve made – follow our Facebook page, sign up here for a complimentary edition of Style, the premier lifestyle magazine of St. Andrews, or schedule a visit with us and receive a personal look at what life at St. Andrews is truly like.