Downtown Palm Beach Gardens Spreading Holiday Cheer This Season With Complimentary Events

Lifestyle shopping center hosts 12 Days of Holiday Events, supports local non-profits and more!
(Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) – Unwrap the magic this December at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens as the lifestyle center hosts a series of complimentary holiday events for the whole family to enjoy. Events include the annual Holiday Tree Celebration, 12 Days of Holiday, a holiday scavenger hunt with local artist GoCoastal and much more.
Kicking off the festivities will be the Holiday Tree Celebration starting December 3. Visitors can stroll throughout Downtown to enjoy fully decorated trees and vote for their favorite tree in support of local non-profit organizations (participating retailers and non-profits listed below). The winning non-profit tree will receive a $1,000 donation from Downtown Palm Beach Gardens.
“Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is ready to spread holiday cheer with our annual Holiday Tree Celebration,” said Alexis Brock, Regional Marketing Manager for ShopCore Properties, owners and managing entity for Downtown. “This campaign has been hosted the past two years throughout our ShopCore portfolio of properties and over $33,000 has been donated to nearly 70 charities nationwide. At Downtown more than $14,000 has been donated to 26 local non-profits over the last two years. We invite the community to visit Downtown starting this December to vote for their favorite non-profit tree and help raise money for our community!”
Also beginning on December 3, festive carolers will fill the shopping center with acapella holiday sounds and participating retailers and restaurants at Downtown will be handing out complimentary gingerbread kits as a gift with purchase. Finally, visitors will be able to enjoy “12 Days of Holiday” with an array of complimentary and curated events beginning December 10 (full calendar of all holiday events are listed below).
“We look forward to celebrating with the community and helping those in need this holiday season” continued Brock. “Our guests can practice their gift wrapping, make popcorn garlands, craft holiday cocktails, and listen to a holiday story from Santa. There is something for everyone at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens during the holidays and throughout the year!”
Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is a premier retail destination located in the heart of a Floridian lifestyle haven. In addition to an exclusive collection of unique, local retailers, Downtown is home to over 50 shops and restaurants and is accented by an abundance of signature events, family-centric experiences, a pet-friendly atmosphere, and infinite opportunities for connection and inspiration. Downtown offers something for everyone. The merchant mix is enhanced by lush landscaping, waterfront views and expansive outdoor space for entertainment and events. Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is owned and managed by ShopCore Properties.
For more information on these events, please visit downtownpbg.com/events.
Downtown Palm Beach Gardens Holiday Calendar of Events
Holiday Tree Celebration

  • December 3 – 24
Join us throughout December at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens to deck the halls. Take a stroll throughout Downtown and enjoy holiday trees decorated by businesses and nonprofit partners. Vote for your favorite tree in support of the local non-profits. The winning non-profit tree will receive a $1,000 donation from Downtown Palm Beach Gardens.
  • Tenants and Non-profits include:
All Smiles Dentistry - Disabled Veterans
The Spice & Tea Exchange - Live Like Jake
Avocado Cantina - Clinics Can Help
CMX Theater - Speak Up for Kids
Vagabond - Bella's Angels
Sweetgreen - Palm Beach County Food Bank
Pineapple Kidz - Quantum House
Lola Chiq - Student Aces
Blessed Boutique - Hearts for Moms
Grimaldi's - No Kids Hungry
Gingerbread Kits
  • December 3 – 24 (while supplies last)
Join in on the holiday fun and celebrate the season with complimentary gingerbread kits from participating retailers and restaurants as a gift with purchase.
Holiday Carolers (located throughout Downtown)
  • Saturday December 3, 10 and 17
Carol around Downtown. Enjoy the acapella sounds of the holidays as festive carolers stroll Downtown Palm Beach Gardens spreading holiday cheer!
Downtown Palm Beach Gardens Scavenger Hunt (located throughout Downtown)
  • December 11 – 24
Help us find all of Pinky the Flamingo’s favorite locations at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens. Stop into any retailer or restaurant to pick up a list of clues to Pinky’s favorite Downtown Places. Find all of Pinky's favorite locations and win a special holiday surprise, while supplies last.
12 Days of Holiday Events (located at the Interactive Water Feature)
  • December 10: Gift Wrapping Master Class (1 - 3 p.m.)
Nothing spreads holiday cheer like a wrapped gift! Join us to learn how to wrap gifts like a pro. December 11: Santa Snacks and Stories (1 - 3 p.m.)
Dash your way over to Downtown Palm Beach Gardens and enjoy a special festive treat and holiday story from Santa.
  • December 12: Holiday Wreath Crafting (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Enjoy mulled wine and decorate festive holiday wreaths for your home. It will be WREATH it!
  • December 13: Letters to Santa & Holiday Craft (4 - 6 p.m.)
Santa wants to hear from you! Stop by Downtown Palm Beach Gardens to write a special letter to Santa while you enjoy a festive treat and create a holiday craft.
  • December 14: Vintage Card Crafting (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Sip hot cocoa or eggnog while you craft custom hand tags for gifts or festive holiday cards to give to someone you love.
  • December 15: Popcorn Garland Making (4 -6 p.m.) 
Calling all the little elves! Create a holiday popcorn garland while you enjoy a festive hot cocoa bar.
  • December 16: Adult Gingerbread House Crafting (6 - 8 p.m.)
Get into the holiday spirit and craft your gingerbread houses. Enjoy sipping on holiday spirits.
  • December 17: Kids Gingerbread House Crafting (1 to 3pm)
Be merry and bright! Stop by Downtown Palm Beach Gardens to decorate festive gingerbread houses!
  • December 18: Santa Snacks and Stories (1 to 3pm)
Dash your way over to Downtown Palm Beach Gardens and enjoy a special festive treat and holiday story from Santa.
  • December 19: Holiday Cocktail and Mocktail Crafting (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)   
Learn how to draft festive mocktails and cocktails for your next holiday party.
  • December 20: Holiday Ornament Decorating (4 - 6 p.m.)
Tis the season to decorate! Craft a holiday ornament that will be ready to hang on your tree.
  • December 21:  Holiday Cookie Decorating (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.) 
Sugar & spice but cookies are nice! Get into the holiday spirit and decorate festive holiday sugar cookies.
About ShopCore Properties
Downtown Palm Beach Gardens is owned by ShopCore Properties. ShopCore, a Blackstone real estate portfolio company, is a vertically integrated company with internalized leasing, development, property management, legal, accounting, and asset management functions. Currently, ShopCore leases and manages more than 100 shopping centers, comprising nearly 20 million square feet across 18 states. For more information, visit shopcore.com.