Kick off the season with Santa, holiday photos & goodies galore. Don’t miss a minute of the action with your 2017 Guide to Holiday Fun, presented by Mercy Hospital…
Tree Lighting at Mercy Hospital. All aboard the Mercy Express for Mercy Hospital’s annual Spectacular Tree Lighting Event. Join us on Dec 7 for train rides, free hot chocolate & churros, a photo with Santa, a special performance by Key Point Broadway and school musical performances. Don’t be late – Santa arrives at 6pm. Kids- wear your pajamas! Click here to RSVP.
Santa Day at Dade Federal Credit Union. Santa is coming to DCFCU on December 9! Santa and his helpers will be checking his list and taking free pictures from 10am-2pm at our Main branch, Sat, Dec 9. There will be arts, crafts, and storytime at 11am. Our Main branch is located across from International Mall at 1500 NW 107 Ave. Hope to see you there! Happy Holidays from all of us at DCFCU! Click here for details.
Winter Camp at Miami Children’s Museum. Explore the world of musical theater at Miami Children’s Museum’s Winter Camp. Help create costume and prop designs, play theatrical games, work on your improv and script writing all of which will culminate in a staged production. Camp runs Dec 26-28 and Jan 2-5, email or call 305-373-5437 ext. 112 to register. Also, don’t miss Season of the Arts this December. The Museum has partnered with local artists and organizations to will introduce children and their families to different forms of art each week. Click here for details.
Winter Day Camp at Adventure Links. Adventure Links’ Winter Adventure day camp gives kids the ultimate winter break experience! With two four-day sessions and pick-up locations in Aventura (Dec 26-29) and Coral Gables (Jan 2-5), participants get to kayak, paddle board, surf, enjoy team building activities, and more. Use code MUNCHKIN to save 10%!
City of Homestead. Fun for the whole family! Get a free ride, free guided tour, and free admission to Everglades & Biscayne National Parks with an additional stop at Homestead Bayfront Park every day December 26-31when you take the Homestead National Parks Trolley from Downtown Homestead (Losner Park, 104 N Krome Ave.). Click here for details.
City Trekker Camp at Coral Gables Museum. Kids 5-12 are invited to attend Winter Camp at Coral Gables Museum! Campers will love celebrating the holidays, snow on the plaza and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Camp runs Dec 26-29 and Jan 2-5 from 8:45am-5:15pm. Registration required – click here, email or call or 305-603-8067.
Holidays at Deering Estate. Celebrate the holidays at the Deering Estate with an exciting line-up of events for the entire family to enjoy. The annual Festival of Trees Exhibit runs all month long. Don’t miss story time and photos with Santa! We offer two sessions of Winter Camp for children ages 6-14 to help parents during Winter Break. The Deering Estate will be closed on December 25. Click here for details.
Winter Camp at Frost Science Museum. Winter Camp at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science! Come chill out with Frost Science during Winter Break! Children in grades K-5th can experience two weeks of camp sessions and start the new year with amazing experiments, discoveries and investigations, all while creating friendships that’ll extend beyond the museum walls. Click here to register.
Winter Break at Fun Dimension. Jump into fun this holiday season at FunDimension, Wynwood’s newest family entertainment center. We offer a Winter Break pass that offers access to our 15,000 square-foot indoor play zones that include a laser tag arena, bumper cars, a 7-D theatre with more than 10 movies, bumper cars, arcade games and a four-story indoor playground. Visit www.fundimensionusa.com for more information.
Holidays at Mall of the Americas. Celebrate with Santa at Mall of the Americas during our Celebración Navideña on Sat, Dec 9 from 1-3pm. Enjoy holiday-themed games, arts and crafts, face painting and an opportunity to write a wish list to Santa. Santa will be available for photos through Christmas Eve. Click here for details.
Live Like Bella at Pinecrest Gardens. Live Like Bella Nights of Lights features Christmas tunes, photos with Santa (until December 24), mechanical rides, pony rides, storytelling, food, refreshments and more! Come out December 14 to January 1 from 6-9pm into this holiday wonderland. Tickets cost $5 and children and younger are free. Click here for details.
Holidays at The Real Food Academy. Spend winter break baking up something delicious at The Real Food Academy. Treat your munchkin to a Gingerbread Decorating Class on Dec 15 or 22 or up the ante with a week or two of winter camp. Kids 5-13 will spend the day cooking, baking, dancing and crafting. They’ll taste new flavors, make new friends & learn to love the kitchen. Sessions run Dec 26-29 or Jan 2-5. Click here to book or get info.
Holidays at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove. The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami invites you to enjoy tales from the North Pole at our Breakfast with Santa or decorate your own Gingerbread House with our Pastry Elves. Christmas Day Brunch includes a beautiful culinary display of fresh seafood, holiday favorites, sweet treats, fun activities and even a surprise from the big red guy himself! Click here for details.
Holidays at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.Join us at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami for the resort’s annual 12 Days of Christmas events featuring a Holiday Open House, Beauty & Glam Event, Breakfast with Santa, Cookie Decorating, and other family-friendly events! Continue the holiday celebrations at our Christmas Day Brunch, World’s Smallest NYE Party and more! Click here for details.
Holiday Fun at Southland Mall. Southland Mall is the perfect place to welcome the holidays. Bring the kiddos to take their picture with Santa and create wonderful holiday memories! Santa will be at the Center Court through December 24. Don’t miss our monthly Kids’ Club event on Saturday, December 9. This month we will feature a children’s magic show, with plenty of games, music and prize giveaways for the little ones! Click here for details.
Other Holiday Activities
- Dec 4: Ornament Making @ Vizcaya
- Dec 6-7: Holiday Engagement Concert @ Gulliver Academy
- Dec 6: Pet Photo Night @ Dolphin Mall
- Dec 8: Winter Holiday Celebration @ SMDCAC
- Dec 8: Winter Wonderland @ North Shore Park
- Dec 9: Tree Festival @ Curtiss Mansion
- Dec 9: Milk & Cookies With Santa @ The Falls
- Dec 9: Teddy Bear Tea @ Curtiss Mansion
- Dec 9: Snow Fest & Community Parade @ North Miami
- Dec 9: Santa’s Snowfall @ Goodlet Park
- Dec 9: Winterfest Boat Parade @ Bill Baggs State Park
- Dec 9: Winter Wonderland Festival @ Tri Rail Airport Station
- Dec 10: Gingerbread House Decorating @ Taste Buds Kitchen Miami
- Dec 12: Community Chanukah Event @ Scheck Hillel
- Dec 12: Chanukah Celebration @ The Falls
- Dec 13: A Holiday Evening @ Vizcaya
- Dec 15: Teen Nights @ Winter Fairland
- Dec 16: Milk & Cookies With Santa @ Miami International Mall
- Dec 16: Storytime & Photos with Santa @ Deering Estate
- Dec 16: Santa’s Parade @ Miami Springs City Hall
- Dec 16-22: Tea With Santa @ St. Regis Bal Harbour
- Dec 17: North Pole Breakfast @ Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove
- Dec 17: Holiday Concert @ Fairchild
- Dec 17: Holiday Bazaar @ The Miami Flea
Ongoing Holiday Events
- Nov 2 – Jan 7: Santa’s Enchanted Forest @ Tropical Park
- Nov 9 – Dec 24: Santa’s Flight Academy @ Dolphin Mall
- Nov 24 – Dec 24: Polar Express @ Gold Coast Railroad Museum
- Dec 1-30: Zoo Lights @ Zoo Miami
- Dec 15-Jan 1: Live Like Bella Night of Lights @ Pinecrest Gardens