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Cheap winter break camps in Miami for 2020

Miami-Dade County Parks are a great deal year-round for enjoying our fantastic “winter” weather, and they’re an even better option for inexpensive Winter Break camps.  During the two-week break, parks in all corners of the county offering camps that include fitness, arts and crafts, sports and several field trips for students age 6-14. To keep …

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Find Chanukah events taking place throughout Miami

Chanukah begins Dec. 10 and ends Dec. 18, and throughout Miami, you can find celebrations and menorah lightings planned to commemorate this special time. Check back often as we will continue to update this listing. Also, please let us know of other free lightings and events we should add. To keep up with latest news, …

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Tree lightings and Santa events happening in Miami

There’s nothing like a tree lighting or a visit from Santa to put you in the Christmas mood. This year, there are undoubtedly fewer events, but we’ve found several holiday events taking place throughout Miami. We will be sure to keep track and update this list accordingly! To keep up with latest news, sign up …

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Visit Santa Claus at Miami’s Dolphin Mall

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Dolphin Mall! Through Dec. 24, the bearded one will be stationed daily in the second-floor Ramblas area at the mall, 11401 NW 12th St.  To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and …

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School caroling competition goes virtual

If you missed the Merrick Festival Caroling Competition which went virtual for 2020, you can still watch streams of the performances at the McBride Plaza on Miracle Mile next to Barnes & Noble. Watch Dec. 10-12 and 17-19 from 6-9 p.m. The competition featured choirs from South Florida middle schools and high schools. To keep …

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Deering Estate for the holidays: Vintage decor, Santa photos & more!

Beautiful Deering Estate lights up for the holidays with a variety of events throughout December. Enjoy vintage decor, photos with Santa, evening strolls and more as you get into the spirit of the season. The estate is at 16701 SW 72nd Ave. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You …

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Holiday bazaars & craft fairs where you can find unique gifts

Christmas shopping at big-box stores is fine, but real unique finds are what’s great about holiday bazaars and craft fairs. Besides finding the perfect gift, you’re supporting local and small businesses. Here is what we’ve found so far. Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Talents Unleased Christmas Bazaar Indoor/Outdoor event, socially-distanced guidelines to be …

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Miami on the Cheap readers: Tell us about your Miami craft fair or bazaar

Miami on the Cheap is putting together a directory of South Florida craft shows, holiday bazaars and other such events. If your organization is organizing a craft show or bazaar, even virtually, please email all the information (day, time, place, admission fee if any, types of goods sales) in a Word or text format (not …

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Palmetto Bay plans to ‘Light Up Your Holidays’

Welcome the holidays with a festive tree lighting. The Village of Palmetto Bay will host the “Light Up Your Holidays” celebration from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Village Hall. Admission is $5 per person and free for children age 2 and younger. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the …

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