Flamingo Garden's Botanical Gardens and Historic Wray Home are decked out with thousands of lights and decorations while holiday music fills the air. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Broward Outpatient Centers presents Gardens of Lights on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings December 17-23, & Dec 26-30, 2021. Hours will be extended to view the lights at dusk and enjoy a special holiday light show set to music beginning every half hour from 5pm to 8pm. Holiday snacks and drinks will be available for purchase at the Flamingo Café to enjoy while viewing the lights.
Celebrate the holidays with Zoo Miami during their special Zoo Lights event. Stroll along and marvel at the half a million lights on display. Animal-shaped lights and brightly lit tropical landscaping will help set the festive mood for the arrival of Santa Claus. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
$9.95/person plus tax ($7.95 plus tax/member) --**extra fee activities
The 9th Annual Christmas Near The Beach is set for Dec. 12, 2015 at the Arts Park @ Young Circle in Hollywood, FL. This event is FREE! St. Nick is arriving in style on a classic car led by the Florida Sunshine Marching band. “I look forward to this event every year! Our entire family has made this our Christmas tradition.” -Christine McClain, Pembroke Pines, FL. All families are offered a free photo with the jolly ole guy on his sleigh and a walk through his beach house.
Make your trip to the beach and Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale more festive! Don't miss the Santa on the Beach motorcade as it makes it's way down Las Olas and over to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park giving out candy canes! Kids and adults alike will love getting sweet treats from our special guest from the North Pole. Grab your canes then grab some rays along the shore for a fun family outing!
The City of Fort Lauderdale will Light Up Sistrunk with this special event featuring a toy give-away, KIDS ZONE, and so much more. Holiday food and family entertainment will make this an evening to remember. Watch as a giant holiday tree is illuminated and snag some candid shots with Santa! Bounce houses, game trucks and REAL SNOW will keep the kids happy and occupied.
The Children's Museum in Boca Raton would like to celebrate the Holidays with your family at their annual Holiday Extravaganza. Join in on games and crafts while enjoying all that the museum has to offer. There will be Hanukkah surprises and pictures with Santa. Get the little ones' faces painted and enjoy special holiday drinks and food. This event and attraction are best suited to smaller children.
Light Up the Beach in Fort Lauderdale is an event on Wednesday, November 22 from 5:30 - 09:00 p.m. at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard.
Welcome Olas the Giant Beach Snowman back to Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, November 22 at our annual Light Up the Beach celebration! The free event takes place from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at A1A and Las Olas and includes:
Don't miss this dazzling display of lights along the Fort Lauderdale waterways. Watch it live along the banks or on television (Channel 7, WSVN) in the comfort of your own home. It's the "Greatest Show on H2O" with spectacular boats and celebrity appearances. The 2015 Winterfest Boat Parade Grand Marshal will be Nick Cannon. You can purchase tickets for your family in the Grandstand at Birch State Park through Seminole Hardrock Casino, select Pet Supermarkets or on the Winterfest website.
“SANDI” THE WORLD’S ONLY 700 TON SAND TREE will kick off the season at the holiday tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, November 29, during Clematis by Night!
See Sandi come to life nightly during music and light shows on the quarter hour, starting at 6:30 p.m. November 29-December 31, 2018.
Show times subject to adjustment during special events.
Pick up a commemorative ornament or souvenir of Sandi, new in 2018, at the visitor center nearby.
Get into the holidays with a family-friendly event sponsored by the city of Miami Beach. This year's Winter Wonderland will be held at the North Shore Park Youth Center at 501 72 Street on Friday, December 8 • 6 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
There will be a Snow village with over 50 tons of snow, a tree lighting ceremony, visit by Santa, rides, games and music. Free Admission. Carnival rides and concessions sold.