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2 ways to get snow in sunny South Florida


Palm Beach County has seen real snow, believe it or not. But that was nearly 40 years ago.

No, we didn't save snow from “that one time” and figure out how to reuse it during the holiday season. These winter wonderland opportunities are quite inauthentic, but fun nevertheless. 

Whether you dive into one of the listed experiences with the kiddos, a group of friends or alone, we think handmade snowflakes in classic, South Florida a/c is as close to a white Christmas as we want to get. The alternative is a flight to Atlanta or somewhere north. Save some of your coins and enjoy these instead. Tis’ the season after all.

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MAKE AND TAKE SNOW

From now through Jan. 7, you can make your own snow and take it home. Make a full day of it by seeing the “Let it Snow” planetarium show and exploring the Frigid Science Demos too. The Science Center has a full schedule of holiday events and activities that your kids or the kid in you will love. Click here for the deets.


ENJOY NIGHT FLURRIES FALLING FROM THE SKY

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Faux snow falls at CityPlace at Monday through Wednesday and Thursday through Sunday at 6:30, 7 and 8 p.m. You know what to do: Stand up straight, tilt your head back and stick your tongue out at least once between now and Dec. 31. Click here for the deets.


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