Miami Dade College’s North Campus will host its annual free Children’s Holiday at North party at on Saturday, December 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Children’s Holiday at North party will offer fun exhibits; a Holiday Snow Village and a 12-foot mountain of snow where children will be able to slide down in tubes South Florida-style; and live performances on three stages which will include a Polynesian revue featuring Lilo and Stitch with hula fire dancers, Hip Hop Kidz, the South Florida Youth Symphony, belly dancers, performances by Miami Classic Ballet, jazz bands and orchestras from various middle and high schools and much more.
Santa and his elves will arrive in a helicopter at 11:15 a.m. Santa Claus and and Mrs. Claus will ride on a horse-drawn carriage in a parade that will feature four marching bands and popular characters. Children will be able to meet and greet Santa Claus by his chimney, have their picture taken, and drop their letters in his mailbox.
The event will include ponies, train rides, bounce houses, rock climbing walls, Air-K9 dog shows, clowns, face painting, and a large number of technology mobiles with games round out the wide variety the activities.
Attendees will be able to purchase food in a courtyard featuring a variety of cuisines. Families are encouraged to contribute one toy toward the Amigos for Kids toy drive that will be donated to needy children in the community. For more information about Children’s Holiday at North, call (305) 237-1505.
MDC North Campus, 11380 N.W. 27Ave., 33167