Jun 25, 2017


Sister to Art Basel in Switzerland, Art Basel Miami Beach showcases art from more than 150 galleries in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia. Call (305) 674-1292 for more information.


  • Everglades Music and Crafts Festival

Alligator wrestling, air boat rides, Native American music, crafts and food highlight this event at the Miccosukee Indian Village. Call (305) 223-8380 for more information.


  • Festival of Carols

Kicking off the holiday season, the City of Miami Gardens stages the Festival of Carols, with a spectacular holiday light display and traditional holiday entertainment including caroling, soloists, choirs, jazz, and more. Call (305) 622-8000 for more information.


  • Greater Miami Dog Club Show

The Fair Expo Center show features several breeds with two rings of obedience training and an agility event, plus booths with food, treats and other specialty items. Call (305) 223-7060 for more information.


  • Junior Orange Bowl Parade & Festival

Floats and marching bands parade through streets of Coral Gables, with related events involving arts, crafts and children’s sports competition. Call (305) 662-1210 for more information.


  • King Mango Strut

This zany quarter-century old parody of traditional holiday parades spoofs newsmakers and current events. Call (305) 401-1171 for more information.


  • Matzo Ball

From a humble start in a Boston bar, Matzo Ball bashes unfolding in more than a dozen cities including San Francisco and Washington D.C. now make a splash in South Florida, attracting some 2,000 or more. Venues in Miami Beach, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach host this holiday party for Jewish singles on the night before Christmas. For more information, call (305) 531-5535 for Miami Beach's Opium Garden, (561) 392-3747 for Boca Raton's Club Boca, and (561) 833-6500 for the Monkey Club in West Palm Beach.


  • New Year’s at Vizcaya

With a champagne toast at midnight and fireworks over Biscayne Bay, La Lega dei Viscayani hosts a New Year’s Eve party at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens as a rain or shine semi-formal to black-tie.