About Delray

Delray Beach is considered one of South Florida’s best kept secrets for a reason! Known as “The Village by the Sea,” the coastal town of Delray Beach is home to a vibrant downtown with exciting restaurants, shops, nightlife and fantastic beachfront townhouses, waterfront homes, active adult communities and downtown condos. An upscale beach town with a year round resort atmosphere, Delray Beach is a perfect place to call home.

From the lush parks, historic museums, theaters and Public Library to bike rentals, yacht cruises, miniature golf, or a hot cup of coffee at a sidewalk cafe, you can always find something wonderful happening here, both night and day in Downtown Delray!

Downtown Delray Beach is the place to live when choosing a home in South Florida. From state-of-the-art “Green” apartments, condominiums, historical homes to beach front living, Downtown Delray Beach is home to singles, couples, families with children to young active retirees. Many international families have chosen Downtown Delray Beach as a second home when visiting the USA as well as making it their permanent residences.

In addition to award-winning beaches, a bustling downtown district, vibrant nightlife and rich cultural heritage, Delray Beach hosts numerous events and programs for both residents and visitors. This is where you will find updated calendars of events throughout the year. Regardless of what time of year it is, there is usually something fun going on in Delray.

Downtown

Transportation

The on-demand, eco-friendly way to get around downtown Delray Beach. Free rides, seven days a week! Visit www.delraydowntowner.com.

Downtown Shopping

Shoppes, Shoppes & More Shoppes… our decoratively lit, charming streetscapes are filled with an eclectic blend of unique shoppes and fabulous boutiques where the latest designer fashions for your wardrobe, home or office are yours to discover! Downtown Delray Beach offers a mix of shops not unlike New York’s Madison Avenue and SoHo with a small town All-America City ambiance and friendly services. For more about Delray Beach shopping, visit Downtown Delray Shopping.

Fashion Week

The DDA Introduces Delray Beach’s Fabulous Fashion Week to Benefit Dress for Success Fashion enthusiasts will be in awe over the ever-growing fashion industry styles and trends that seem to be exploding in the Delray Beach area. The week of January 11th – 17th, is certain to dazzle even the most discerning of shoppers and a must on this season’s “To Do” list.

Restaurants

So many wonderful restaurants to choose from… you’ve read the rave reviews about dining in Downtown Delray Beach, now it’s time to taste what everybody is talking about! From fresh seafood and steaks to a wide array of delectable ethnic cuisine, from a four-star restaurant to a sidewalk cafe, you’re sure to find it here! For more information about dining in Delray Beach, visit Downtown Delray Beach Dining

  • City Oyster
  • Cut 432
  • Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar
  • 32 East
  • Vic & Angelos
  • The Office
  • Tryst

Downtown Events

In addition to award-winning beaches, a bustling downtown district, vibrant nightlife and rich cultural heritage, Delray Beach hosts numerous events and programs for both residents and visitors. Regardless of what time of year it is, there is usually something fun going on.

iPic Movie Theatre (coming soon)

iPic Entertainment’s proposal for a mixed-use development anchored by an eight screen, 529-seat luxury movie theater was accepted by Delray Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency.

Set to open in 2015, the high-end movie theater will develop on the historic Old Delray Library site on Southeast Fourth Street. The project will create more than 400 jobs and attract more than 400,000 visitors to downtown Delray Beach, according to a news release.

The new iPic Theaters at the 1.57 acre Fourth & Fifth Avenues site will mark iPic’s second location in South Florida, joining its flagship Boca Raton location situated at the luxury dining and shopping destination, Mizner Park.

The iPic Delray will feature eight auditoriums with seating between 40 to 120 in an intimate setting. While enjoying the movie, guests get the option to order from iPic’s gourmet, chef-driven Tanzy Express.

iPic Entertainment currently operates nine theaters with 67 screens in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Beach Area

Delray Beach Marriott

Experience a truly enchanting hotel in Delray Beach. The Delray Beach Marriott is an intimate, Mediterranean-style hotel located on the Gold Coast at the corner of A1A (Ocean Boulevard) and the famed Atlantic Avenue. It is located within walking distance to shops, restaurants, nightlife, and more!

Seagate Hotel & Spa and Country Club

The Seagate Hotel & Spa is a boutique hotel located near the ocean and beyond your expectations in the charming resort town of Delray Beach.

The Seagate Country Club unveiled a multimillion dollar renovation of its 18-hole private golf course on November 20, 2013. “The Hamlet Golf Club was purchased and renamed the Seagate Country Club in November 2012 and was then fully renovated to create a world class golf facility to complement the award winning Seagate Hotel & Spa and Seagate Beach Club.

Boston’s on the Beach

Nationally recognized Boston’s on the Beach has been serving locals and tourists alike for 33 years. With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean as well as the ideal setting to enjoy casual dining, live music, and sports games, the first floor restaurant affectionately nicknamed “The Beach” is the place to visit.

Oceans 50

Luxurious setting and a spectacular view. In your mind’s eye, define what Florida means to you – its feeling, smell, sights, and sounds. Now add the nostalgia of Hemingway, the impact of Flagler, the class of Palm Beach, the sound of the surf of Delray Beach and the cuisine of fresh seafood from a four star staff.  Now picture that in a second floor room with floor to ceiling windows that wrap around a panoramic view of the white sands of Delray Beach and the dark blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. This is your experience at 50 Ocean.

Caffe Luna Rosa

Located directly across from the ocean, Caffe Luna Rosa offers a memorable and authentic Italian dining experience in a casual atmosphere. The restaurant is designed on two levels with alfresco seating and an elevated open-air dining room highlighted by granite, authentic artwork and magnificent woodwork. Perfect for congenial conversation and people-watching along the shoreline during the day.

IntraCoastal

Veterans Park

Veterans Park was built in 1966-1967 and is still cherished by the locals and tourists of Delray Beach today.

The Lady Atlantic

With three luxurious decks, guests will have plenty of room to roam and no one will need to travel far for boarding, as the Delray Yacht Cruises is docked right at Veterans Park in Delray Beach, just a hop, skip and jump from the downtown Delray shops and dining.

Deck 84

At Deck 84, legendary South Florida restaurateur Burt Rapoport brings Casual American waterfront restaurant dining to Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. Adjacent to the Atlantic Avenue bridge in Delray Beach, our waterfront restaurant, Deck 84, offers fresh sophistication with vibrant aquatic blue and orange hued interiors designed to embrace and complement Florida’s resort-themed lifestyle. Dine, drink and discover Deck 84’s affordably priced American menu. Come on by to sip cocktails and enjoy life with us under the sun at Deck 84.

Atlantic Crossing (coming soon)

  • All parking is hidden, freeing space for ample public open areas
  • Inviting pedestrian experience flows from Federal Highway and Atlantic Avenue to connect with the City’s Veterans Park
  • Atlantic Crossing partners have committed to contribute $500,000 to help fund the City’s planned revitalization of the park
  • Stroll through garden paths, along scenic walkways, past outdoor seating and cascading garden pools
  • Focused on sustainability, with the City’s first “green roof” buildings and living “green wall.” At least one building designed to achieve LEED certification