Ten Memorial Day Parties to Kick Off Summer in Broward and Palm Beach
8. The Digitour: O2L
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $23 in advance plus fees, $25 the day of the show. Call 954-449-1025, or visit jointherevolution.net.
Haven't heard about Our2ndLife? You must be living under an old-man rock. Rest assured, your little sister knows all about this six-boy troupe of YouTube vlogging pranksters. They are the biggest thing to hit social media since cute cats. Join them this one night only as they partake in their usual shenanigans with comedy sketches and audience participation.
7. Great American Beach Party
10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Fort Lauderdale Beach, A1A and Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Call 954-828-7275, or visit fortlauderdale.gov/GABP.
The fifth-annual Great American Beach Party comes with everything summer you could dream up: There's surf, sand, booze, bands, and sand castles. You can't forget about the sand castles, right? There will certainly be plenty of those awe-inspiring structures at the best sand castle contest, along with six live acts on two stages, a classic-car show, face-painting for the kids, and a military parachute jump in tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces. What could be more American than that?
6. Tattoo Mania West Palm Beach 2014
5 p.m to midnight, Friday, May 23; noon to midnight, Saturday, May 24; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets cost $20 for a one-day pass or $40 for all three days. Call 561-444-8218, or visit tattoomaniawpb.com.
Ink lovers, spend your holiday reveling in the beauty of body art at Tattoo Mania in West Palm Beach. With an expected 20,000 attendees, you will not be alone in your love of tats. Expect more than 500 industry-renowned tattoo artists, with our top-tier local shops represented and nationally respected parlors in attendance as well. There will be live music, a fashion show, and Ms. Tattoo Mania pageant with a $250 cash prize. Friday night, things kick off with the unveiling of artist-created autism canvas puzzle pieces that will be auctioned off Sunday. One hundred percent of those proceeds benefits the autism community.