Miami Mass Choir, the resident choir of the Arsht Center’s Free Gospel Sundays series led by Pastor Marc Cooper, celebrates its 20th anniversary this holiday season by headlining a joyful and spirited performance at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall on Dec. 13. To mark this special occasion, the concert will be recorded live and […]
One of the markers that the holiday season is upon us in Coral Gables is the Junior Orange Bowl’s annual parade. The parade takes over downtown Coral Gables on Sunday, Nov. 29. at 4 p.m. with marching bands, floats and other participants. The 67th annual parade has chosen “Our Historic Hometown” as its theme, celebrating […]
Coral Gables will host its annual Holiday Spectacular in front of city hall on Dec. 4 from 5 to 10 p.m. Activities will center on Merrick Park, across from 405 Biltmore Way. Tree lighting ceremony and the arrival of Santa will be at 7 p.m. The event will feature food, carnival rides, games, pictures with […]
Holiday music will take over at Overtown’s historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church on Sunday, Dec.13 at 4 p.m. during the Overtown Holiday Spectacular. The Tenth Anniversary Special will be hosted by CBS4 Sports Anchor Jim Berry. It will be an afternoon filled with musical performances and followed by a reception, presented by the Community Arts […]
The Merrick Festival Caroling Competition features choirs from South Florida middle schools and high schools performing Wednesday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 6, on the steps of the 550 Biltmore Building in Coral Gables. All performances are free and open to the public. The winners will be announced, and then perform, at the awards show at 7 […]
Here’s our list of the top free events, discounts and deals to have fun in Miami this week.
The forecast calls for snow on Friday, Dec. 11, when Winter Wonderland comes to North Shore Park in Miami Beach from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will include 50 tons of snow at a “snow village,” visits by Santa and Mrs. Claus, games and music. There will be carnival rides (for a fee) and […]
Head to Coconut Grove on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 8 p.m. for an afternoon of holiday fun at CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Ave., during the festive Christmas tree lighting extravaganza. Kids can dig into free popcorn and snow cones, visit animals at the petting zoo, jump around in the bounce house, get creative making […]
Bass Pro Shops is holding a free “Santa’s Wonderland” event through Dec. 24. There will be kids’ activities, crafts, games and free Santa photos. Activities will vary by week and by location, so find your local store and check its website for a schedule.
Skip the crazed malls and all the Black Friday shopping madness and head to Bayfront Park at 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. on Friday, Nov. 27, for the free Bayfront Park tree lighting and food truck invasion from 7 to 9 p.m. You can skip the Thanksgiving leftovers and head to one of almost 20 food […]
Those of you who read Miami on the Cheap know that, while Miami is an expensive city, those of us in the know can find plenty of ways to experience our city’s culture without emptying our wallets. My latest article for CubeSmart, a national self-storage company with […]