Free Kids’ Week activities at Southland Mall

face-paint-smallEvent planners at Southland Mall at 20505 S. Dixie Hwy., Miami know that parents need to keep the kids entertained during the summer so they’ve planned a week’s worth of free activities to keep them busy from Monday, July 21, to Saturday, July 26. All the events take place in Center Court at the mall. They will also be raffling off a $500 gift card for Southland Mall at the grand finale event.

Here’s the schedule:


  • Noon to 4 p.m.: Interactive program with Miami Children’s Museum based on their current exhibition “Tinker Toys.”
  • 1-3 p.m.: Meet and greet with Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot. Hang out with the popular mascot and take a selfie with him.


  • 3-5 p.m.: Artist Raquel Torrent presents her “Art & Juice” workshop where she helps kids create their own original art piece.


  • 4 p.m.: Sing Along with Dora, an interactive musical show where kids sing their favorite songs from the popular show along with the costumed character.


  • Noon to 3 p.m.: Miami Marlins Street Team makes an appearance with mascot Billy the Marlin to entertain kids with their street moves, games and prize giveaways.
  • 5-7 p.m.: Buffalo Wild Wings wing eating contest for prizes, gift cards and more. Must sign up by July 22, only the first 50 competitive eaters that sign up can compete. Call 305-238-8850 to sign up.


  • 2 p.m.: Interactive Children’s Magic Show with music, games and prizes
  • 6 p.m.: On the heels of the recent finale of the World Cup, a Brazilian Samba Show with Miami Samba dancers.


  • 1-3 p.m.: Grand Finale for the week with a “Let’s Move Summer Fun Show” by Superstar Productions, a Zoo Miami booth with live animals and deals on annual passes plus the announcement of the $500 gift card winner. Must be present to win.

Call 305-235-8880 for more info.

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