Free things to do in Miami

Free Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade

Palmetto Bay Boat Parade

Santa, his elves, reindeer and plenty of holiday decor and lights will be the star attraction at The Palmetto Bay Canal Association’s Fifth Annual Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade and canned food drive on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Boats will travel along the canal parade route, which runs along Coral Reef Park where the […]

Free YoungArts alumni performance

Young Arts

The National YoungArts Foundation is hosting an event to show off its new building and its alumni with the performance “Outside the Box” on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. This month it’s the Borscht Film Festival Edition and features screenings of Borscht Film festival favorites as well as films by YoungArts alumni. They’re also hosting […]

Free custom car & motorcycle show and Winterfest in Biscayne Park

NES Car Show

Classic, custom motorcycle and car enthusiasts will want to head to the Village of Biscayne Park’s Ed Burke Recreation Center for the Northeastside Custom Car and Motorcycle Show and fans of holiday festivities should join them for the free Winterfest celebration, both of which are Saturday, Dec. 20. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the cars and bikes […]

Free winter concert and Chanukah community event at Scheck Hillel Community School

menorah

The Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach is the host site for two free holiday events including a Winter concert on Monday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 p.m. and Chanukah Menorah lighting event on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 5:30 p.m. At the concert, musicians in grades six through 12 from the drumline, concert band and orchestra will […]

Free kids’ craft event Magical Horses

Kids at MOAD

As a farewell to the Chinese Year of the horse, the MDC Museum of Art + Design is hosting a free kids Go Go MOAD event called Magical Horses! on Dec. 20 from 12-4 p.m. At the interactive arts workshop, kids will create paper lanterns and horses using traditional Chinese paper cut techniques. They can also tour […]

Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade

Christmas boat

Boat and yacht owners deck their vessels for the holidays during the 15th Annual Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Watch nearly 100 yachts and boats cruise by decked out in holiday colors with Christmas lights, Santas, nutcrackers, toy soldiers, Nativity scenes, […]

Free symphony Wallcast at SoundScape

Free Wallcast concerts New York Symphony Miami Beach

You can experience the New World Symphony performances larger than life in free outdoor Wallcast concerts. Miami Beach’s SoundScape features the latest in visual and audio technology on a 7,000-square-foot projection wall. Wallcast events are free to the public and do not require a ticket. If you check in with your WALLCAST Concert Club card at […]

Free Big Night in Little Haiti

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Big Night in Little Haiti takes place on the third Friday of the month, with children’s activities as well as artists, arts and crafts and food vendors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is free admission and free parking. The Dec. 19 event will feature a performance by the nine-member konpa group Gabel. Opening act […]