Holiday Activity Guide

Miami Kids Magazine Santa’s Workshop 


On December 1st, we are going to have our Santa’s Workshop at the City of
South Miami from 57 th to 58 th AVE.! Get ready for games, activities, prizes, and
much more from 12:00 -3:00 PM. Stop by the mountain of snow to play and
take pictures! Make sure to get a good spot to watch Miami Kids Magazine walk
in Santa’s Parade of the Elves - we are bringing a Frozen experience!

Santa’s Parade of the Elves


After the Miami Kids Magazine Santa’s Workshop, stay with your family to watch
Santa’s Parade of the Elves! Miami Kids Magazine will be parading along with many
other local businesses. Don’t miss seeing Santa and Mrs. Claus!  The parade will
be along SW 72nd ST, from US1, to 57th Avenue!

Coconut Grove Tree Lighting Ceremony


The Coconut Grove BID and Miami Kids Magazine invite you to welcome the
holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony being held on Sunday,
December 8 from 4-9 pm on Commodore Plaza in Coconut Grove! The celebration will
include festive family activities including live music and performances by local
schools and dance groups. Special treats include photos with Santa and his Elves
along with Olaf, Rudolph and Sharky, in addition to arts & crafts and face painting
sponsored by Miami Kids Magazine! 

 

 

 

 

Miami Kids Magazine and Pottery Barn Kids, Cookies and
Milk with The Elf on the Shelf.

 


On Saturday, December 7th, at 11:00 am, come in pajamas for Miami Kids
Magazine and Pottery Barn Kids’ Milk & Cookies Parade in the Shops at
Merrick Park! We are going to parade selective stores such as Pottery Barn
Kids, Neiman Marcus, Boy Meets Girl, and many more. We will have treats and
refreshments, plus photo opportunities with the Elf on the Shelf!

 

 

Breakfast with Santa at Neiman Marcus

 

 


Enjoy a delicious Breakfast with Santa with Neiman Marcus at the Shops at
Merrick Park on December 7th, 14th, and 15th! Santa will be paying a visit to
get everyone ready for the holidays with music, food, and fun. Miami Kids
Magazine will also be bringing our mascot, Sharky, for great photo
opportunities!

Christmas at Gaylord Palms + ICE 


ICE! is back at Gaylord Palms from November 25-January 5  with an all-new
theme featuring THE POLAR EXPRESS™. Take a journey of imagination
through this heart-warming story as a young child embarks on a magical
adventure to the North Pole while learning about friendship, bravery and the
true spirit of Christmas. Experience this adventure through hand-carved
sculptures and displays made from more than 2 million pounds of ice. Learn
more about the making of ICE! or catch a sneak peak of the event by visiting
www.ChristmasAtGaylordPalms.com

 

 

 

The Coral Express at McBride Plaza 

Back for its second year, The Coral Express at McBride Plaza returns to
Downtown Coral Gables on Saturday, December 14 from 2-10 PM! You won’t want
to miss this family-friendly event, featuring free trolley rides, ugly sweater contests,
a screening of the classic holiday film, Elf, and more!
305-569-0311 // info@shopcoralgables.com

I Know Science 
 
Join us for an unforgettable afternoon with Santa!
When: December 15th, 2019 from 3:30-5:30pm
Where: I Know Science Toy Store & Sci-Lab, 4251 Salzedo St., Suite 1330
(The Shops at Merrick Park)
What: Cookies & Storytime with Santa! 
How: Tickets are available at: iknowscience.com. Tickets must be purchased in
advance.
Cost: $30 per child. Parents are free. 
Bring your cameras! 
Limited space, purchase tickets early!

Christmas Palace 
 
Let’s go shop at The Christmas Palace, is a South Florida’s favorite place for
Christmas décor. For 28 years, we have been proudly offering a unique and
beautiful selection of home and commercial decor to create a memorable and
festive Christmas wonderland of your dreams. Shop online for thousands of
more items available in our stores.
 
Website: https://www.thechristmaspalace.com/

THE NUTCRACKER PERFORMED BY MIAMI YOUTH BALLET

 


FRI, DEC 6 / 8PM and SAT, DEC 7 / 8PM | MAIN STAGE Christmas wouldn’t be
Christmas without the enchanting dance story of a little girl and her Nutcracker Prince,
who overcome the malevolent Mouse King to journey to a fantastical Land of Sweets.
Professional ballet stars join talented young dancers in Miami Youth Ballet’s beloved production.
www.smdcac.org// 786.573.530

Cirque du Soleil Alegria
 
Beloved by fans around the world, Alegría is returning to the Big Top on
December 20th to share its timeless story of resilience and hope. The classic
power struggle of old-meets-new has been reinterpreted through today’s lens.
Carried by an intangible wind of change, an emerging movement strives to
shake the established order, instilling hope and renewal to bring light and
harmony to their world. With its joyful spirit, Alegría is a vital, energizing force
driven by a thirst for a brighter world.
 
Website: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/usa/miami/alegria/

 

 

Crayola Experience 
 
Crayola Experience presents its new holiday event, Colorful Christmas! 
November 23 – January 5! Weave your way through 9 new holiday activities-
help Santa save Christmas as you go on a themed adventure, meet our

snowman, tree & reindeer friends as they tell stories and sing colorful carols,
dive into our life-sized snowglobe complete with falling snow and watch a light
show starring Crayola characters- all while crafting unique gifts from the heart! 
All included in general admission!  

 

 

 

 

 

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Fantasy Laser Show at Frost Science


Saturday, December 21, 2019
Enjoy the family holiday classic as you’ve never seen before! Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker
Fantasy Laser show at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21 in the Frost Planetarium
combines beautiful Nutcracker animation with the show’s iconic score. Make the
Nutcracker at Frost Science a new holiday tradition.
Link: frostscience.org/laserevenings

COOKIES & MILK WITH SANTA at the Mall of the Americas


Children are invited to spend an early afternoon with Santa & Mrs. Claus during our
Cookies & Milk with Santa event on Saturday, December 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy a nice story time with the Jolly Old Man and Mrs. Claus and participate in fun
holiday activities and giveaways. Bring your own camera to take free photos with Santa
during event. Must RSVP, please visit www.malloftheamericas.com for details.

Funkeynetics


Join us Tuesday, December 10th from 4 PM to 6 PM for an evening of
Christmas cheer! Patty of Patty Cakes will be leading a Christmas cupcake
workshop, followed by letters to Santa with the Funkeynetics team.
(Recommended for ages 3 to 7 years old)
Phone: (305) 456-5280 // https://www.funkeynetics.com/

Gymboree Santa Express Event


We are having a real live Santa Express Event at Gymboree! Two sessions on each
day 3:30 to 5:00 and 5:00 to 6:30 at all locations. Book your session today. 
Coral Gables Friday, November 22nd & Saturday, Nov 23rd. Phone 305-476-9500

Palmetto Bay Thursday, December 3 rd . Phone305-232-3399 
Kendall Monday, December 9 th . Phone 305-270-0021

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legoland


Celebrate your holidays the LEGOLAND way! This jolly time of year features
unforgettable seasonal shows, holiday characters, special treats, LEGO® interactive
activities, twinkling lights and more during Holidays at LEGOLAND®, presented by the
Hallmark Channel! An extra special gift for you – this festive event is included in
general admission, with no extra ticket required! Event Dates: November 29-30,
December 1, 7-8, 14-15, 20-31

Miami City Ballet’s The Nutcracker
 
This December be enchanted by Miami City Ballet’s magical adventure: George Balanchine’s
The Nutcracker. Brought to life by more than 100 dancers and brilliant live orchestra, this
dazzling spectacle ignites the wonderment of childhood for all ages. Miami and West Palm
Beach, Dec 13 – 29. Tickets starts from $30.
 
https://www.miamicityballet.org/nutcracker  
Phone: 305.929.7010

Gift Ideas (esto es como un mini subtitulo significa guía
de regalos y estas dos tiendas de abajo venden juguetes,
ponerlas bajo un mismo rubro juntos)

Top Trumps USA

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to a full ‘STEM’ range, and many more! Whatever you’re into, there’s a Top Trumps pack for
you! www.toptrumps.us

Zimpli Kids

At Zimpli Kids, we design, manufacture, market and supply some of the most unique and
innovative children’s toy products on the market. As a young vibrant company, we are always
striving to create fun new products that will safely enhance both children’s and parent’s
experiences of playtime. www.zimplikids.com