Everything You Need to Know About the West Palm Beach SunFest

SunFest is one of the most anticipated events of the year in West Palm Beach. People from across the country travel to Florida for this four-day music festival. Each year, headliners include major artists from multiple genres as well as lesser-known musicians. SunFest is the perfect opportunity to hear some of your favorite bands while discovering new ones and enjoying sunny West Palm Beach!

As you begin planning your trip to Florida, be sure to request access to our complimentary West Palm Beach Insider’s Guide! This handy travel planner is packed with helpful tips on local attractions, activities, and restaurants. Plus, it includes more information on annual events like SunFest. So many travelers have used this guide to plan their perfect Florida getaway. Get your copy today!

What to Expect at SunFest 2018

The Line-Up

The SunFest 2018 lineup includes a long list of top musicians, including Billy Idol, Third Eye Blind, Pitbull, and more. The festival kicks off on Thursday, May 3, 2018, with performances by rapper Logic and DJ Girl Talk as well as Billy Idol. Friday’s headliners include Incubus and Zedd with a handful of other artists taking the stage during the day. Saturday boasts tons of performances all day and night, including shows by 311, Nick Jonas, Rae Sremmurd, Soja, and more. The whole event comes to a close on Sunday night after finale performances by Cake and Pitbull. Click here to view the full Sunfest 2018 schedule.

The Events

While music is the focus of this festival, there are several other events taking place throughout the weekend. Attendees can peruse the 80 vendor booths in the art district all weekend along. Plus, check out live art demonstrations and performances in this area! For those looking to stay active during the event, you can sign up for the TGI5K on Friday, May 4, which begins on Flagler Drive and ends at the heart of the festival. Click here to learn about more events taking place as part of SunFest.

Festival Information

Dates and hours:

Thursday, May 3rd 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Friday, May 4th 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday, May 5th Noon-11 p.m.

Sunday, May 6th Noon-9 p.m.


For a beautiful view all day long, SunFest is hosted right along the Intracoastal Waterway, which also allows the event to offer three floating bars. Head to downtown West Palm Beach, and you’ll find the festival ground right along Flagler Drive.

Enjoy a Relaxing Stay at Casa Grandview

After a long day of rocking out at SunFest, head back to a luxurious inn room or spacious cottage or apartment at Casa Grandview. Less than a mile from the festival, our beautiful boutique hotel and bed and breakfast offers top-notch accommodations and friendly service. Take advantage of two on-site pools as well as tons of other amenities, including beach gear, lounge areas, and more.

If you’re looking for a bit more privacy and all the conveniences of home, book a stay in our Bahama Breeze Bungalow! With one king-size bed, one queen size bed, and a futon, this cottage has room for up to four guests. Conveniently located near the North Lagoon pool, this accommodation also includes a full kitchen, living room, and a side yard with a dining table.


Browse our complete catalog of available suites, cottages, and apartments to start planning your getaway today! We can’t wait to make your trip unforgettable.