Visitors Information in Jensen Beach
Jensen Beach was once known as the "Pineapple Capital of the World" and still holds an annual pineapple festival. Jensen Beach also attracts several species of endangered sea turtles during nesting seasons.
From the moment you enter the historic downtown area of Jensen Beach, the town’s “Pineapple Capital of the World” heritage becomes strongly evident. Charming Florida cottages lined with picket fences and carved pineapples showcase local artists and their works, historic porch-fronted homes offer five-star dining, family eateries sporting Caribbean colors and motif exude a Key West type of ambiance, and a variety of small locally owned shops provide a wide array of shopping experiences. Every Thursday, locals and visitors alike head downtown for Jammin’ Jensen—a street side affair full of live entertainment, food and fun. And, in November, the downtown hosts the Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival, an annual three-day event jam-packed with music, food, rides and entertainment for the entire family. Outside of downtown, Indian Riverside Park, a 54-acre waterfront park, features an interactive water play fountain, walking paths and a 780’ scenic fishing pier. Here the newly opened Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is also found. The 12,500 square foot museum offers children and families a place to explore and learn through hands-on, interactive activities. An indoor regional mall, Treasure Coast Square also is found in Jensen Beach and offers shoppers 120 brand name stores.
Jensen Beach is not only considered one of the most charming places to vacation in Florida, but our quaint community was also recently named as one of the top places to retire in the United States! You can feel the “Old Florida” charm when you visit Jensen Beach - a unique riverfront town over a century old. Hutchinson Island beaches are natural and captivating. With its perfect climate, natural beauty and warm hospitality, Jensen Beach and Hutchinson Island offer lots of things to do - great fishing spots, popular events, challenging golf courses, wonderful dining choices, quality lodging facilities, and unlimited shopping opportunities from a regional mall, to unique boutiques and art galleries.