Festival of the Sun | New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Festival of the Sun

Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival returns to West Palm Beach this Wednesday and takes over the scenic downtown for five days. Now in its 31st year, SunFest will feature Train, the Smashing Pumpkins, the Offspring, the Black Crowes, and the Barenaked Ladies — to name a bare few of the 40-plus acts that will perform. In addition to the many big names, the Living Daylights — formerly known as the Scumdogs, winners of the Rock-n-Roll Shootout at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek — will play on the Tire Kingdom Stage Saturday, May 4, at 5:45 p.m. Festival hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2; 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, May 3; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 4; and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Ticket prices range from $37 for a one-day pass to $69 for a five-day pass. Youth passes for ages 6 to 12 cost $8 to $22; children under 6 get in free. Early-bird ticket specials are available through Saturday, April 27, as well as group pricing. Visit sunfest.com, or call 800-SUN-FEST.
Wed., May 1, 5-10 p.m.; Thu., May 2, 5-10 p.m.; Fri., May 3, 5-11 p.m.; Sat., May 4, 12-11 p.m.; Sun., May 5, 12-9 p.m., 2013