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Water Taxi offers tours, transportation & discounts

For a fun sightseeing excursion on the water – or for a different form of transportation –  Water Taxi service is available in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered. (Photo/Water Taxi) Regular Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place to place, appreciating the luxury of avoiding traffic and …

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Deering Estate: Enjoy vintage holiday decor for a few more days

Beautiful Deering Estate lights up for the holidays with a variety of activities. So if you’re not tired of the holidays just yet, the estate, at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., is still all decked out with its special vintage decor. Historic Holiday Decor: Gilded Age Daily, from Nov. 26-Jan. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (except Dec. 25, …

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Santa’s Enchanted Forest ends Sunday: Discounts available!

The annual Miami tradition that is Santa’s Enchanted Forest has returned!  The popular holiday theme park is known for its carnival rides, shows, games and towering trees laden with twinkling lights. Dubbed the “World’s Largest Holiday Theme Park,” Santa’s Enchanted Forest has been around for more than 37 years. It was canceled in 2020, but …

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Holiday lights: You can still see Christmas lights in South Florida

Turn on holiday music in the car and take a drive to a fairyland of outdoor light displays throughout South Florida. You can see Christmas lights in Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach counties – and, in some cases, you won’t event have to leave your car. We’re lucky that we have a nice mix of …

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Holidays at Zoo Miami: dazzling Zoo Lights event – VIDEO

Some resident “animals” at Zoo Miami get a holiday sprucing up during the attraction’s annual Zoo Lights event, which is offered on select nights from Nov. 26 through Dec. 30, 2021. Families and children of all ages are invited to immerse themselves in the 3D experience that includes animal-shaped light displays, with more than 1 million …

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Free New Year’s Eve outdoor concert by Orchestra Miami

Orchestra Miami will present the ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration — an unforgettable, family-friendly, beachfront concert of Beethoven’s iconic Symphony N. 9 (Ode to Joy), performed by Miami’s premiere professional orchestra, Orchestra Miami, led by Miami native and Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi with an all-star line-up of soloists. Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco has crafted a …

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Free & cheap holiday events in Miami & South Florida

All our favorite holiday events are coming back for 2021 in South Florida. The spirit of the season can be found in plenty of places around Miami, Broward and Palm Beach. We’re doing our best to list as many free and cheap events and displays as we can find! To keep up with latest news, …

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South Florida holiday shows, events at a discount

We’ve found discounts on holiday shows and events in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, meaning you can enjoy the entertainment you want without emptying your wallet.  Celebrating the holidays can start adding up, so every little bit helps – we’ve even found discounts on several presentations of “The Nutcracker” offered throughout South Florida! Discounts …

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Downtown Doral debuts new holiday events

There are new holiday events in town that are debuting in Downtown Doral – and you’re not going to want to miss the festive experiences this season! Miracle at The Doral Yard holiday bar pop-up Santa’s little helpers have created The Miracle bar pop-up inside The Doral Yard for the holiday season! The Doral Yard …

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Free photo with Santa at Bass Pro Shops

Santa’s Wonderland is back at Bass Pro Shops, and you’re invited to enjoy this magical Christmas village. Through Dec. 24, get a free photo with Santa and participte in holiday activities including crafts and games. Please note, however, that reservations are required for the free picture.  The free Santa picture is a 4×6 print. You’ll receive …

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Santa’s Parade of the Elves is Sunday, with special guest Ron Magill

Looks like Santa’s Parade of the Elves in South Miami is returning this year! Presented annually by the South Miami Parks & Recreation Department, this popular and festive event has been scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 5. 2021.  Once picked as “Best Small-Town Parade” by the Miami New Times, the event along Sunset Drive has become …

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