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Discount: Actors’ Playhouse’s ‘A Christmas Carol, The Musical’

Based on the novel by Charles Dickens, Tiny Tim and the entire Cratchit family join three unearthly “Spirits” in trying to convince Ebenezer Scrooge to change his ” Bah Humbug!” ways. A fabulous musical adaptation written especially for family audiences, this Miracle Theatre favorite promises to warm hearts as it reveals the true meaning of …

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Holiday fun for all at Las Olas Oceanside Park

Festive lights, a dapper 20-foot snowman named Olas, and entertaining holiday events are featured at Las Olas Oceanside Park in Fort Lauderdale.  Lots of events are free. Las Olas Oceanside Park or LOOP is at 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Events for 2022 include: Light Up Fort Lauderdale Beach Light Up …

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Holiday boat parade in Wellington

Decorated watercraft are featured in a festive holiday boat parade on Lake Wellington. The parade, which likely includes about 30 vessels, is 6:30 p.m. December 10, and spectators are welcome to provide their own seating. Delight in the parade from Town Center Promenade, 12150 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington, FL 33414.  Parking is offered in lots …

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Holiday parades in South Florida

For the winter holidays, South Florida lights up with oodles of dazzling parades. Holiday boat parades and street parades are a delightful seasonal tradition with family and friends. Some events feature toy drives, if you’d like to drop off  an unwrapped present.  Holiday parades for 2022 Please return to this feature as other parades in …

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Botanical garden in West Palm features tropical holiday trees

Instead of lights, an attraction in West Palm features holiday trees decorated with tropical plants. Mounts Botanical Garden offers the display in November and December with regular entry fees. Decorations include bromeliads and orchids.  The exhibit runs through December 31 and is open during regular Garden hours (Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; …

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FAU Tuba Christmas is a free holiday event

Festive holiday tunes played on tubas is featured in a free live performance.  The event organized by Florida Atlantic University is 5 p.m. December 4 at Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton 33432. Tuba players are welcome to participate. Registration is $10 and songbooks are $20. Information is online at FAU Tuba Christmas.  …

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Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland in Tamarac

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa are rumored to be attending Rudolph’s Winter Wonderland, a free holiday event in Tamarac. Festivities are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. December 9 at Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive, Tamarac, 954-597-3620 Fun includes inflatable rides photo ops with Santa face painting $2 pony rides $2 Train rides $2 …

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Santa & his water sleigh float along river in Wilton Manors

Sometimes Santa soars in a flying sleigh. While in South Florida, he apparently enjoys traveling by river in a lighted water sleigh. He and his reindeer will be navigating the Middle River in Wilton Manors  5 p.m. December 14, weather permitting. Our jolly guy’s excursion launces from Colohatchee Boat Ramp. Spectators watch Santa from local …

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Free ‘Winterfest in Wellington’ event featuring Vanilla Ice

Fun activities and live entertainment — including renowned rapper, actor and TV personality Vanilla Ice — are featured at Winterfest in Wellington. Entry for the event is free. Winterfest is 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. December 9 at Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington 33414. The event includes rapper, actor and TV personality Vanilla Ice …

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Christmas Lights In The Acres is a dazzling display in Plantation, $10 per vehicle

Lights dancing to favorite seasonal songs are the draw at a popular outdoor walk-up holiday light show in Plantation Acres. Christmas Lights in the Acres allows you to walk through the lights display. Tickets are required for the impressive light show synchronized to festive tunes. The fee is $10 per vehicle. Buy tickets in advance …

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