On Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., Santa’s Parade of the Elves will march down Sunset Drive in South Miami. The 32nd annual parade will feature Jim Morris, head baseball coach at the University of Miami, as grand marshal. The streets will be filled with floats, horses, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, dance school, Mahi Shriners, […]
Free things to do in Miami
Bass Pro Shops is holding a free “Santa’s Wonderland” event from Nov. 26 through Dec. 24. There will be kids’ activities, crafts, games and free Santa photos. Activities will vary by week and by location, so find your local store and check its website for a schedule.
The Palmetto Bay Parks & Recreation Department will host the village’s free “Holiday by the Bay” celebration from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Ludovici Park. The event will include storytelling, holiday performances by groups from Perrine, Howard Drive and Coral Reef Elementary Schools; Southwood and Palmetto Middle Schools and Ms. Vilma’s Ballet in the […]
Skip the crazed malls and all the Black Friday shopping madness and head to Bayfront Park at 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. on Friday, Nov. 27, for the free Bayfront Park tree lighting and food truck invasion from 7 to 9 p.m. You can skip the Thanksgiving leftovers and head to one of almost 20 food […]
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church will present a free “Carols of the Bells” concert featuring “Shchedryk,” the English “Carol of the Bells” in its original Ukrainian, plus other Ukrainian carols. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the church. A reception will follow in the church hall. Admission is […]
Santa, his elves, reindeer and plenty of holiday decor and lights will be the star attraction at The Palmetto Bay Canal Association’s Sixth Annual Palmetto Bay Holiday Boat Parade and canned food drive on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Boats will travel along the canal parade route, which runs along Coral Reef Park where the […]
Boat and yacht owners deck their vessels for the holidays during the 16th Annual Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 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, […]
You don’t have to break the bank attending Art Basel and the tons of satellite fairs that all have admission fees and therefore end up busting your budget. Here’s a list of some free events during Art Basel week to keep the art and culture machine running. CLIMA solo art exhibition by Miami artist Xavier Cortada […]
Dadeland Mall will host a free Job Fair for the upcoming holiday season from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, Nov. 19, at the mall’s Terrace Dining Wing – Level 2. Attendees should dress professionally, be ready for interviews and bring resumes. The mall is at 7535 N. Kendall Dr., Miami, FL 33156.
The Microsoft Tailgaming Tour, which has been at NFL games throughout the country, comes to the New York Giants vs Miami Dolphins football game. A free Elle King concert will be held at 9 pm Saturday, Dec. 12, at Northwest 22nd Lane and 2nd Avenue. King’s song, Exes and Ohs, recently hit the top 10 ranking on the pop […]
The Miami Jazz Society screens free films nearly every Tuesday at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami, FL 33142. The films are preceded by snacks and beverages from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., with the films starting at 6:15 p.m. Here’s the upcoming schedule: Nov. 3: Whip It Nov. 10: It’s Black Entertainment Nov. […]