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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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Deering Estate: Enjoy vintage holiday decor in South Dade

Beautiful Deering Estate lights up for the holidays with a variety of activities. From November to January, the estate, at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., is decked out in special vintage decor. Historic Holiday Decor: A Jazzy Holiday at Deering Estate Daily, from Nov. 25-Jan. 6, 2023 10 a.m.-5 p.m., gates close at 4 p.m.(except Dec. …

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Miccosukee Indian Arts & Crafts Festival

The Miccosukee Indian Arts & Crafts Festival returns for its 48th year with a three-day seasonal spectacle: Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 29-31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tickets $10-$20. The whole family will be in for a treat with this annual holiday showcase that highlights the culture and diversity of American First Nations. Experience the majesty …

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Coral Gables bike tour highlights public art projects

The City of Coral Gables together with Bike Walk Coral Gables and the Coral Gables Museum will host a bike tour Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tour begins at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave. The route will allow participants to view some of the public art projects on display. …

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Free outdoor garden tours and events in Palm Beach

The Society of the Four Arts is home to peaceful, colorful gardens that you can visit for free almost anytime. In addition, the Garden Club of Palm Beach offers free community events here. You’ll find the Four Arts at 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL. Sculpture and botanical gardens are free The Philip Hulitar …

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Unique holiday gift ideas at South Florida attractions

Want to buy the perfect gift all while avoiding the mall? South Florida has great cultural institutions and other attractions with amazing gift shops. Many of these destinations and venues also offer memberships (single, dual or family subscriptions) as a holiday gift. Give the ones you love a year-long experience that will truly be unforgettable. …

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Free & cheap fun at Palm Beach cultural center

The Society of the Four Arts’ 2022-2023 season program is out, and it is packed with free, fun and cheap things for adults and children to do at the Palm Beach cultural center. The venerable institution was founded in 1936 on the eastern shore of the Intracoastal Waterway. Today, it is a 10-acre campus with …

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Night hike and campfire at Deering Estate

The Deering Estate sits atop the geological formation known as the Miami Rock Ridge, most prominent and visible in southern Miami-Dade County. During the day, it offers eco adventures like birding and nature walks but what really is special when the sun goes down are the seasonal night hikes and campfire evenings among the tropical …

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South Florida’s scenic parks and natural areas, plenty are free

Set your sights for an adventure in the South Florida wilderness. Perhaps you’ll navigate a shady path through a lush forest. Or perch yourself on a riverbank where herons are wading in the water. Tune in to the visual displays, scents and sounds of the outdoor environment. Some parks, botanical gardens and protected natural areas …

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