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Free: Two Navy Band concerts in Coral Gables

Most locals know that Giralda Plaza is the City of Coral Gables' most popular pedestrian plaza because it is filled with restaurants and often hosts outdoor entertainment that is free.

And on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, visitors will be in for a treat since two different groups from the U.S. Navy Band will be on hand to entertain, one for lunch and another group for dinner. Organizers say, “Come for the food, stay for the music!”

  • Navy Band Southeast’s Jazz Ensemble:
    Aug. 24: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Giralda Plaza, at 100 Giralda Ave. and Galiano Street.
  • Navy Band Southeast’s music group, “Pride”
    Aug. 24: 7– 9 p.m., at Giralda Plaza, by Ponce De Leon Boulevard and 177 Giralda Ave.

Credit: U.S. Navy Band / courtesy: City of Coral Gables. The band is based at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville.

Parking is easy. Just head to Parking Garage #6, at 51 Aragon Ave., across the street from Giralda Plaza.

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