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Miami Design District invites you to to ‘Shop & Stroll’ this weekend

The second Saturday of the month means free public art tours in the Miami Design District.  

However, on Dec. 12, you can tour the art and do much more during the District's “Shop & Stroll” event. The event is set for both Dec. 12-13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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This special holiday edition of the event includes:

  • Discounts at various stores throughout the Design District, with proceeds of sales benefiting the nonprofit Lotus House Women's Shelter. 
  • Take the public art tour on Saturday between 5 and 6 p.m. The guided tour takes you through various open-air shopping areas of the Design District, where a variety of sculptures and art pieces adorn the plazas.
  • Live music on both days.
    • Saturday from 1-3 p.m., enjoy the music of the Latin trio Salsasson in Palm Court and the Lemon City Trio in Paradise Plaza.
    • Sunday from 1-3 p.m., the Latin duo Itawe and Fabi will perform in Palm Court and Electric Kif performs in Paradise Plaza.

While shopping and strolling, make sure to peruse the festive holiday window displays at stores throughout the district. Also on display, the colorful hanging umbrella-like installations throughout the alleyways between each of the open-air structures.

Other shopping experiences to consider:

Thrift stores are great for unique finds for yourself or perhaps as holiday gifts. Click here for details on the best ones around Miami.

Or choose from a variety of vintage and consignment shops for old-school finds and designer clothes at discounted prices. Click here for details.

For more information on this event, click here

For more on the free public art tours every second Saturday of the month in the Miami Design District, click here.

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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at

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