Named America’s Happiest Seaside Town, the city of Stuart is a hidden gem on the Treasure Coast that offers residents a chance to join a lively and close-knit community. Just 30 minutes north of Palm Beach, the city of Stuart hosts an abundance of events throughout the year to entertain residents of all lifestyles. These events have become annual traditions for many years, and residents love to enjoy them year after year. From airshows and boating regattas to food and wine festivals, Stuart has it all. Check out this list of the top events coming to the area.
November 5th-7th: Treasure Coast Seafood and Music Festival
The Causeway Cove Marina on Hutchinson Island invites seafood lovers and fans of all things nautical to enjoy the annual Treasure Coast Seafood and Music Festival. This family-oriented event features a wide variety of seafood, nautical vendors, a corn hole tournament and live music all weekend long.
November 6th: Veterans Memorial Bridge 5k
Join the Palm City Chamber of Commerce at Jock Leighton Park for a 5k run up and over the Veterans Memorial Bridge in honor of our local veterans. This 5k is becoming an annual event with a portion of the proceeds going to military-based charities like Operation 300, which provides mentorship to children of the fallen and honors the sacrifice of those who’ve given their all for our freedom. Southeast Florida Honor Flight is another military-based charity that proceeds will go to, it is dedicated to honoring local veterans with a trip to Washington, DC to visit their memorials at no cost to the veteran.
November 6th: Treasure Coast Brew Fest
The Treasure Coast Brew Fest is the Treasure Coast’s largest and longest-running beer festival. Located at Stuart Memorial Park, attendees in the past have had the opportunity to sample over 300 brews from 50 different breweries. Guests who are not sampling beer and wine can enjoy food truck style dining, live music and various games.
November 12th-14th: Stuart Air Show
The Stuart Air Show is a three-day spectacle of aviation’s past and inspiring future. The event features thrilling performances by nationally known performers as well as historical displays of aircrafts and vehicles. On November 14, guests can also sign up to participate in the Race the Runway 5k, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk or run around the Witham Field Runway.
November 20th: Treasure Coast Wine & Ale Trail Festival
The Treasure Coast Wine & Ale Trail Festival gives guests the unique experience to taste locally made craft beers, ciders, and wines, all in one location – Fort Pierce. Located at the Summer Crush Vineyard and Winery, beer and wine will be flowing from 1-5 p.m. along with live music, food trucks, craft vendors and other activities.
November 27th-28th: “Art in the Park” Art & Fine Craft Show
Support artists from the Stuart community and beyond at the 26th Annual “Art in the Park” Art & Fine Craft Show. With up to 80 local and traveling artists on display, the show features quality art and craftsmanship in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. This show is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days in Stuart’s Memorial Park.
November 30th: A Swingin’ Little Christmas! Starring Jane Lynch
Begin the holiday season with “A Swingin’ Little Christmas!”, a live concert experience featuring Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Jane Lynch. Hosted by the Lyric Theatre at 7 p.m., this Christmas show features traditional holiday favorites as well as original songs with Kate Flannery, Tim Davis and the Tony Guerrero Quintet.
December 3rd: Stuart Christmas Parade
A treasured Martin County tradition since 1960, the Stuart Christmas Parade features floats created by local schools and businesses along with performances from middle and high school marching bands. From 7-9 p.m. along SE Ocean Boulevard, experience unforgettable parade floats that follow this year’s theme- “A Reflection of Christmas Classics” and vote for your favorites as well.
December 4th-5th: 2021 USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Regatta
U.S. Sailing’s Junior Olympic Sailing Festival Program is a nationwide series of sailing regattas for youth ages 8 to 18. Every year, over 4,000 young sailors across the nation join in the fun and excitement of these regattas to ignite a lifelong love for racing. Hosted at the US Sailing Center, everyone can come out to cheer on Treasure Coast’s local chapter of this nationwide event.
December 9th-11th: 68th Annual Light Tackle Sailfish Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by the Stuart Sailfish Club, the 68th Annual Light Tackle Sailfish Fishing Tournament is a traditional and historic event that encourages visitors to fish in Martin County waters. This catch and release style tournament invites boaters and anglers from across the nation to compete in this prestigious event.
December 11th: Martin County/ Stuart Christmas Boat Parade
Mariners are invited to decorate their vessels, large or small, with fun holiday decorations to show off in the Stuart Christmas Boat Parade. Boats in the parade will start their route at the east side of Jensen Beach Causeway at 6 p.m. and then proceed south. Guests can enjoy the viewing of the 41st annual parade at restaurants, parks, and other locations along the Stuart Causeway route.
Jan 14th-16th: 48th Annual Boat Show
Featuring over 175 local, national, and international exhibitors, the Stuart Annual Boat Show is the largest boat show on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Many boat brands are represented at the exhibition, including the latest models of motor yachts, cruisers, speedboats and more ranging in size from 12 feet to over 90 feet in length. Plenty of marine vendors, financing companies, seminars, music, and delicious food and drinks round out the event’s festivities.
Beachfront Living in Proximity to it All
Just a short drive from Stuart, residents of Sailfish Point are in proximity to all the liveliness and events the city has to offer. Located just off Hutchinson Island, this secluded Florida sanctuary is ideal for a luxurious, quiet setting on the Florida coast and enviable beachfront property. This 532-acre community includes luxury amenities including an oceanfront clubhouse, world-class Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and private Marina & Yacht Club. As one of the largest bulkhead, privately owned marinas in Florida, it offers full-service, 84 slips that can accommodate vessels up to 125 feet in length with an additional 45 dry slips. The unique environments created by the meeting of the Atlantic Ocean, St. Lucie Inlet and Indian River estuary are an incredible setting for residents of Sailfish Point to enjoy. Whether you prefer golf or tennis, boating or beachcombing, Sailfish Point provides an unrivaled setting that is the perfect backdrop for a captivating lifestyle and the opportunity to be as active – or relaxed – as you wish.
Sailfish Point offers 520 distinctive homes in an astounding array of living possibilities. From spacious beachfront properties and oceanfront condos to link side villas and townhomes with private boat docks, the wide array of homes offers a range of choices and styles for residents. To learn more about the luxurious lifestyle offered at Sailfish Point and the wide variety of residential real estate offerings available, visit us at SailfishPoint.com or call our realty office at 772-225-6200.
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