History Tours


Historical Walking Tours

Friday Historical Walking Tours

Take a step back in time! The HSPBC hosts Downtown West Palm Beach Historical Walking Tours led by architect and historian Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects on select Fridays during January, February, and March. The 90-minute guided tour showcases the evolution of the city’s buildings and landmarks, including a historical overview of urban design through recent area development. The tours have been organized each season since the development of CityPlace in West Palm Beach.

4:00 pm Friday tours begin at the second-floor entrance to the historic 1916 Courthouse, 300 N Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. The fee is $10 per person, reservations required; a minimum of 10 reservations is needed for the event to take place. Tours are rain or shine. Call 561.832.4164 ext. 2 with questions.


Click here to see dates and purchase your ticket  or call 561.832.4164 ext. 2


The Historic Walking tour is sponsored by REG Architects and the City of West Palm Beach. Proceeds from the walking tour benefit the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.


Saturday Historic Walking Tours

Explore downtown WPB’s history during an interactive Walking History Tour on the third Saturday during November through April (but calling to confirm dates is recommended)! In partnership with the City of West Palm Beach Green Market, architect and historian Rick Gonzalez starts the 90-minute guided tour at 10 a.m. (except at 9:00 a.m. on December 15, 2018). The tours will highlight the evolution of downtown West Palm Beach buildings and landmarks. Tours begin “by the Banyan tree” at the Green Market, 101 N. Clematis St., and end at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum at 300 N. Dixie Hwy.  Tickets are $10 per person, and there is a minimum of five (5) total reservations for the tour to take place.

Click here to purchase your tickets online or call 561.832.4164 ext. 2

Walking tours are rain or shine. Refunds will only be given if tour is canceled because the minimum number of reservations is not met..

The Historic Walking Tour is sponsored by REG Architects and the City of West Palm Beach. Proceeds benefit the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.




Sunset History Cruise

April 22, 2018

Join the Society for an intimate Sunset History Cruise aboard the Mariner III, a 122-foot classic motor yacht built in 1926, for an early evening pleasure cruise. Passengers will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails as a special guest speaker regales voyagers with a private tour of the waterway. Proceeds will benefit education programs for local school children.

Tickets are $150.00 per person. The event is often sold out weeks in advance and seating is limited.

For more information or to reserve your spot, please call 561.832.4164 ext. 100. Tickets are not refundable.



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