Holiday Activity 


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Miami Kids Magazine & Shops at Merrick Park Toy Drive, Drive-Thru Celebration 


Join us to celebrate the season in a safe and exciting way in partnership with Shops at Merrick Park. 


Cars will line up and drive through San Lorenzo Avenue to enjoy the Christmas tree lights, holiday music and entertainment, free giveaways from participating stores, a special appearance from Santa, and more! To enter the drive-thru, use the entrance near the intersection of Le Jeune Road and San Lorenzo Avenue. Plus, donate a new unwrapped toy for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and receive a raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win prizes.


Saturday, December 12

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

358 San Lorenzo Avenue, Coral Gables Fl. (Enter of Le Jeune Rd.)

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Gaylord Palms 


There is no better way to celebrate the holiday season in the Orlando, FL area than gathering your family for holiday fun during Christmas at Gaylord Palms. Explore acres of twinkling lights & decorations and exciting holiday activities, shows, and events, from Cirque Dreams Unwrapped and Feast with The Grinch to our all-new I Love Christmas Movies™ pop-up and Snow Factory experiences!







Busch Gardens


Experience the joy and wonder of the holiday season every day at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay’s Christmas Town. Included in park admission, guests can enjoy millions of twinkling lights, holiday entertainment and seasonal eats to create memorable moments the whole family will enjoy. Every day starting November 21, 2020 through January 3, 2021



Phone: 1-813-884-4FUN




The Deering Estate

The Deering Estate celebrates the holidays with an exciting lineup of programs and events for the entire family to enjoy, including: Historic Holiday Décor: Vintage Florida, Historic Holidays Evening Strolls, Story-Time & (socially distanced) Photos with Santa, Holiday Bay Cruise, and Winter Camp. For more information on the Holiday Season at Deering Estate, please visit the website:




Miami City Ballet


Ignite the wonderment of childhood and create life-long memories with friends and family at Miami City Ballet's reimagined George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® in the Park at Downtown Doral Park, in the heart of Miami-Dade.

This magical, open-air event uses live performance and innovative multimedia, and follows CDC guidelines to prioritize the health and safety of audiences while delivering all the joy of the beloved classic.



Phone: 305.929.7010 |




Crayola Experience


Christmas in Orlando just got a big splash of Crayola color – again! Crayola Experience’s Colorful Christmas is returning for its second year, featuring several beloved, winter-themed attractions, along with a few new activities. Colorful Christmas will run from Nov. 21 through Jan. 4. During this time, families are invited to create lasting memories with attractions like a musical light show, scavenger hunt, and much more!



Phone: (407) 757-1700







Gymboree Play and Music 


Hanukkah & Christmas Cookie Decorating Celebration. 

Thursday Dec 10th and Sunday Dec 13th both at 4:00

Ages 16 mos to 5 years

Reservations required and space is limited

Call or text for reservations 305-476-9500


Holiday Open House celebration 

Saturday Dec 12th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Toys for Tots bring a gift and play for FREE 

Save 20% when you purchase your TFT gift from Gymboree

Limited number of participants at a time for the gym area.

Phone : 305-476-9500



Bake it on Wheels 

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Bake It On Wheels! Roll out, bake, and decorate holiday themed sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies while sipping hot chocolate right in front of your home on our party bus.  Party with us this holiday season for a limited time!












GMYS is bringing in the holidays Miami style! Our Winter Festival will be held under the shade of palm trees and a cool Miami breeze. Then, our students will perform holiday tunes at Pinecrest Gardens’ Night of Lights extravaganza! Hang your stockings, our ‘Twas

the Night virtual storytime will premiere in English and Spanish! Packed with hybrid performances and hot cocoa, it’ll be an unforgettable season! Learn more



Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami returns to celebrate the holidays with more than one-million dazzling lights on display, animal encounters plus a NEW Magical Tree Experience. Zoo Lights takes place on select nights from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., November 27 through December 27. More information is available at

Gift Ideas



Kai Bear 

Kai is a modern 12” teddy bear with super-soft plush, an adorably oversized head, embroidered paw pads, and muzzle. Kai will be your loyal pal for years to come and adds an adorable touch to any room in trendy rainbow and tie-dye colors, as well as classic taupe and vanilla colors. Surface washable for easy cleaning.


MSRP: $20.00; Ages: 1+; Available now at and Amazon 



Pusheen Advent Calendar 

Enjoy the lead-up to the holidays by uncovering mini plush Pusheen, her friends, and plush furniture every day. 

The 18-inch non-denominational advent calendar arrives in a clear gift display box that unfolds into freestanding cartoon backdrop. Surface-washable for easy cleaning.

MSRP: $100.00, Ages: 3+, Available now at and Amazon



Disney Sketchy Tales 

Disney Sketchy Tales is the drawing and guessing game of telephone sprinkled with Disney magic. 

Disney Sketchy Tales features 60 famous Disney characters. The game contains 40 Dry-Wipe Cards, 30 Scenario Cards, 30 Character Cards, 8 Clips, 8 Pens, 8 Cloths, and 2 Score Cards.

MSRP $19.99, 4-8 Players, Ages 8+. Available at Target and Amazon.




Silly Poopy’s Hide & Seek™ 


Features a colorful rainbow design in the shape of a Poop Emoticon that plays off one of the most popular and evergreen play patterns of all time — hide and seek.  With Silly Poopy it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Just HIDE Silly Poopy, LOOK for Silly Poopy, and FIND Silly Poopy to hear the reward song that will make you want to dance!   

MSRP $12.99, Ages 3+, Available now at Wal-Mart, Target, Amazon as well as other retailers. 




Brand new CurliGirls dolls feature MagiCurlhair that curls instantly when you pull it. To change it up, dip hair in warm water and watch it magically straighten! Style and restyle over and over again .

 SRP $9.99; Ages 3+, Available at Target, Walmart






NEW Building Sets based on the world’s greatest architectural designs, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Eiffel Tower and London Eye. Each set comes with historical information about the landmark and detailed easy-to-follow, step-by-step building instructions.

SRP $49.99, Ages 9+, Available Exclusively on Amazon 



Most Fun Toys

Most Fun Toys is dedicated to offering some of the most unique and captivating toys to help keep young children happy and entertained. Each toy is uniquely pre-tested for safety and quality. 

High Action Airplane Toy with Lights & Musical Sound regular price $15.00, High Action Girls doll toy regular price $15.99, Bright Flashing Robot from Mars regular price $15.99,  Action Girl on Bicycle with Basket, regular price $15.99, Wild Transparent Traveling Car with Moving Gears, regular price $17.99  

Check out for product videos and special discounts during the month of December. 








At the touch of a button you can write words, draw one-of-a-kind designs, or use the 40 molds to make rainbows, hearts and other fun shapes, including bonus molds inspired by Blume Dolls.

 Ages 6+, SRP $29.99. Refills $7.99. Available at Amazon,Target, and Walmart. 







With Baby Pop, the surprises don’t stop, as hidden under every sprout is either a sweet candy-scented baby or a cute baby accessory...just pull and “POP” to reveal what’s inside Ages 3+, SRP $14.99. Available now at Target








This virtual dollhouse lets you build, decorate and customize your world, with up to 32 rooms to build, 450+ items to collect, 800+ outfit combos and 1000+ things to do and buy plus music and sound effects. Ages 6+, SRP $29.99. Available at Amazon 




Blue’s Clues & You! Peek-A-Blue 

Kids will love playing peek-a-boo with their plush Peek-A-Blue. Squeeze Blue’s belly and she will bark and raise her ears.

 Ages 3+, SRP $24.99



Alexandria Brandao’s Mommy and me Shoes 

  “Mommy & Me Aria Collection” gives mother’s an opportunity to show off their mother-daughter bond by having matching shoes. Aria, the best everyday & travel sandal for women/ girls is a lightweight and waterproof jelly sandal. The sandals stylish design can be easily matched and worn anywhere.



Shops at Merrick Park 

Find something for everyone on your list, including yourself, at Shops at Merrick Park. With stores like Janie & Jack, Lilly Pulitzer, Vineyard Vines, and Nordstrom, we’re making it convenient and safe for you to shop. From shopping in-store to curbside pickup, holiday your way all in one merry place.



theo + leigh

Your littles will be in the holiday spirit with our festive prints! Made from 100% soft + cozy organic cotton, these jammies are also available in full matching family sets. Perfect for the winter season. Youth jammie sets run size 2T-6 + baby jammies run sizes 3-12 months. Baby jammies feature full-length zippers for fast + easy dressing + rubber grips on the footies that are perfect for little tykes on the go!   


Little Owly





Little Owly is a boutique featuring apparel, accessories, play and decor, bath and wellness, feeding, nursery products and more for newborns and children up to age 6. They carefully curate each item in their store with products from across the globe.. Holiday Specials: Celebrating our anniversary weekend on Friday, December 4th - Sunday, December 6th we will be offering 15% off purchase.


 5809 Sunset Drive

Miami, Florida 33143



Crayola Experience at Home - Holiday Passport Edition


Embark on an immersive, wintery holiday adventure blending a unique, digital experience with hands-on creativity! Guided by Crayola crayons, kids will journey around the world from the comfort of their own home. As they go, they’ll learn about different holiday traditions and craft keepsakes to celebrate them—all with a colorful Crayola twist.