Santa’s Enchanted Forest: Dec. 1-31


The largest holiday theme park in the world, Santa’s Enchanted Forest is happening at Tropical Park. Enjoy carnival rides, shows, games, a 92-foot tall Christmas tree and more than three million Christmas lights. Ride the ferris wheel, race speedy cars, or risk it all on the “Mega Drop.” Single day and season passes are available. The park is open until the beginning of January.

The Nutcracker: Dec. 1-31


Watch as Clara and Fritz gather together with family and friends for a Christmas Eve celebration that turns into an epic fairytale complete with toy soldiers, a sugar plum fairy and, of course, the Nutcracker himself. Miami offers plenty of opportunities to watch live performances of The Nutcracker. Catch shows at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, or The Fillmore Miami Beach. Ticket prices vary.

Sounds of the Season with the New World Symphony: Dec. 16


The New World Symphony's Sounds of the Season celebrates the holidays and offering audience members an opportunity to gather and share the music with friends and family. Enjoy selections from a variety of cultural heritages on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at SoundScape Park at the New World Center on Miami Beach.

Pinecrest Gardens Nights of Lights: Dec. 15 – Jan. 1


Pinecrest Gardens transforms into a holiday wonderland illuminated by thousands of spectacular and sparkling holiday lights. The event presented by Live Like Bella, a foundation for childhood cancer, features pictures with Santa, midway rides, Christmas music, pony rides and Banyan Bowl performances on select dates featuring story tellers, the Nutcracker ballet and more.

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