Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade

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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, […]

North Miami WinterNational Parade

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The City of North Miami’s annual WinterNational Parade starts at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27. The route runs east along Northeast 125th Street from Sixth Avenue to 12th Avenue. This year’s grand marshals are Roxy Romeo from 103.5 The Beat and Grammy-award winning musician Marlow Rosado. There will be middle and high school marching […]

Discount coupons for Santa’s Enchanted Forest

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We’ve been looking for coupons for Santa’s Enchanted Forest. So far, we haven’t found any online, though the attraction is promising a Black Friday special, starting Thursday morning. Our readers report finding coupons at these locations: Dunkin Donuts: $5 off coupons Sedano’s Walgreens: $7 off coupons Subway: $5 off coupons Navarro Most of the coupons […]

Free Junior Orange Bowl Parade

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One of the markers that the holiday season is upon us in Coral Gables is the Junior Orange Bowl’s annual parade. The parade takes over downtown Coral Gables on Sunday, Nov. 30. at 6 p.m. with marching bands, floats and other participants. The 66th annual parade has chosen “Route 66” as its theme, celebrating the […]

Free holiday festivities at Miami malls

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Christmas is approaching and several malls and other shopping venues are welcoming the holiday season and unveiling their holiday displays and visits/appearances by Santa Claus. In all cases, kids are welcomed to sit and visit with Santa but parents are not allowed to photograph their children. Here’s a list of free and cheap holiday events in […]

Miami City Ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ deal

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If your holiday plans include seeing “The Nutcracker,” we’ve found a way you can see the Miami City Ballet performance of the holiday classic for less. The Miami City Ballet is staging George Balanchine’s version of the Tchaikovsky work, with more than 100 dancers and children, elaborate costumes and spectacular scenery. The ballet company is performing […]

Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ discount

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The Moscow Ballet is performing Tchaikovsky’s famous “Great Russian Nutcracker” this December in Miami Beach. The production includes 3-D backdrops and puppets that dance alongside the ballerinas. Regular price for tickets is $150 to $190 for mezzanine and orchestra seats at the Fillmore. With a deal from Groupon, you can get those same seats for […]

Don’t buy more useless gifts

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The Miami Herald forgot to run my column last weekend on last-minute Christmas present panic, so I’m going to share it here: It happens every year. You’ve made your Christmas list, checked it twice, trimmed it to keep your budget in check and even almost finished your shopping. Then comes the last-minute panic. Suddenly you’re […]