It’s that time again. Below we have identified some exciting things to do in South Florida this weekend. As always, if you are aware of something fantastic that we missed, please add it in the comments so we can all benefit! Also, visit the linked sites to confirm date, time, location and details. Sometimes things change. If you are aware of an event we haven’t mentioned, please let us know so we can share it!

Finally, if you are interested in some fabulous holiday events this season in Broward County, click here to visit our holiday blog!

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Free Third Friday at the Miami Children’s Museum, 4:00pm – 8:00pm: Visit the Miami Children’s Museum for free! This event recurs on the third Friday of the month through January 18th. Take a trip and see all the exhibits the museum has to offer. For more information, click here.

ArtsPark Funtastic Friday and Movie Night 5:00pm – 10:00pm: Bring the whole family, and some friends, to ArtsPark for music, face painting, bounce houses and games. The movie “Deck the Halls” will be shown at 8:00pm. Information is available here.

Hoffman’s Winter Wonderland,6:00pm – 10:00pm: Open evenings through December 30th, now is a great time to visit this chocolate shop’s winter wonderland display. It is definitely worth the ride! The lights are magnificent; don’t forget your camera! Visit their website for details.

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Cruise, 6:30pm and 8:30pm: Want to see all the beautiful lights on the intercostal? Take a water taxi cruise. They offer two cruises nightly and depart from Fort Lauderdale. Check out their website for the exact schedule and costs. This activity continues throughout the holiday season.

Snow at the Falls, 7:00pm: Want to see snow fall in Florida? Here is your chance. Visit The Falls in Miami, Thursday – Sundays through December 31st. You can even get some holiday shopping done! Visit their website for complete information.

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Breakfast With Santa at the Rainforest Cafe, December 22nd, 8:00am -10:00am: Enjoy the fabulous Rainforest Cafe and a breakfast buffet with Santa! Visit their website for the menu, details and ticket information.

Farmer’s Market at the Shops at Pembroke Gardens (in Pembroke Pines ), 10:30am – 7:00pm: Come by for a day of yummy shopping! This is the perfect place to grab your fresh fruits and veggies and a whole lot more. Check out their flyer.

Outdoor Iceskating on Las Olas, Noon – 10:00pm: Presented by the Florida Panthers, come skate, outside, on REAL ice!! Weekdays 3:00pm – 10:00pm and Weekends noon -10:00pm, through January 7th. Visit their website for all of the details.

Holiday Concert, 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Enjoy the UM Frost Carolers as they perform their holiday concert at the Galleria Mall. This is a great way to finish up your shopping and enjoy some holiday cheer. More details available here.

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, 2:00pm: This holiday ballet (with additional shows throughout the weekend) is always a favorite. Come see it at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. Visit their website for ticket information.

Santa’s Little Helpers, 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Flamingo Gardens is excited to welcome Mrs. Claus and the elves for a weekend of fun! There will be bounce houses, snow mounds, animal exhibits and so much more. Check out their website for details and a coupon.

2018 Metro By T-Mobile Orange Bowl Basketball Classic, 2:30pm: Order your tickets now for this 2 games basketball series. Game one has the FSU Seminoles taking on the Saint Louis Billikens. In game two features the Gators against the FGCU Eagles. What a great way to spend the day! Click here for more information.

Miami Heat V. Milwaukee Bucks, December 22nd, 8:00pm: Reserve your tickets today for this exciting game at the American Airlines Arena. Click here for ticket information.

The Beatlemaniax, 8:00pm – 11:00pm: Galuppi’s Restaurant and Bar is the site for this Beatles tribute show. Visit their website for details.

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

Tamarac Farmers Market, 9:00am – 2:00pm: Veterans’ Memorial Park is the site of this fabulous farmers market which occurs every Sunday in the fall. Stop by and pick up some delicious treats! Click here for the City’s calendar.

Coral Springs Farmers Market, 9:00am – 1:00pm: Held at Art Walk in Coral Springs this family friendly market is the perfect place to spend the morning. Make it a point to visit and bring your kids and pup! Check out their website.


Be Kind to Animals, 11:00am: Visit the Sawgrass Nature and Wildlife Hospital for this weekly program where guests are introduced to a new animal ambassador. Click here for more information.

Garden of Lights, Flamingo Gardens, 5:00pm – 8:00pm: Visit Flamingo Gardens and enjoy their magnificent light display. This event will take place all weekend. Visit their website for more information including activities and admission prices.

Live Music, Gulf Stream Park, 7:00pm – 9:00pm: This outdoor shopping area presents live music several nights a week. Check out their website for who is playing! This is a great way to wind down the weekend.

Upcoming Events

FAT Village Art Walk, December 29th, 6:00pm – 11:00pm: This recurring event occurs in the Flagler Arts and Technology Village. Bring your whole family, even your pets, for a chance to experience, art, food music and entertainment. Click here for more information.

Philadelphia Flyers v. Florida Panthers, December 29th, 7:00pm: This is a great way to relax before New Year’s Eve! Enjoy this exciting hockey game in the fantastic BB&T arena. Click here for ticket information.

The Sound of Music, December 30th: Reserve your seats today for this popular family musical. This classic will be performed at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. Visit their website for ticket information.

Polynesian New Year’s Eve, December 31st: Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a fabulous dinner and show. There are multiple seatings! Visit their website for reservation information.

Neon New Years Eve Skate Party, December 31st: Xtreme Action Park is hosting this New Year’s celebration perfect for the whole family. Visit their website for details and reservations.


Marvel Universe Live, January 10th – 13th: Have a superhero fan in your family? If so, this show may be perfect for you! Come see your favorite Marvel superheroes protect the universe! Click here for ticket information and showtimes.

FYI, holiday lights can be seen all over Broward! Click here for some fabulous suggestions of where to go!

View All Weekend happenings Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »