The Miami City Ballet performs the ballet The Nutcracker , symbol of Christmas and magic during the holidays. The Nutcracker, by choreographer George Balanchine, creates a colorful dreamy Christmas atmosphere, with great elegance. A show for the whole family
Date: December 21st and 22nd Location: Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 33132. Skates will be rented. MAP
As part of the year-end celebrations, Bayfront Park in Miami transforms into a giant outdoor skating rink during the Bayskate Holiday Boogie festival, a party where live music will be performed, performing different genres, chord for every taste, food, drink and above all, an ice rink to skate in South Florida during this free festival.
THE NIGHT GARDEN
Date: November 23, 2018 through January 6, 2019, 6:00 - 10:00 P.M. Location: 10901 Old Cutler Rd Coral Gables, FL 33156 MAP Cost:$28
This Winter, Fairchild transforms into The NightGarden: an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment where things like the Wise Talking Tree and Flying Fairies come to life. Come experience this inaugural year event with us and marvel at unbelievable live effects such as holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants.
BOOKS AND BOOKS
Date: Friday and Saturday 7:00 p.m. Location: Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 Map
The Café’s Wine Bar, located at the entrance to the courtyard, features craft beer and wines from around the world offered by the glass or by the bottle. A free, live music series showcases musicians of all types and genres, including Jazz, African, Latin, Caribbean and World Beat. Every Friday and Saturday beginning at 7:00pm.
THE MIAMI LANTERN LIGHT FESTIVAL
DATES AND HOURS: November 30 - January 20 Thursdays - Sundays 5:00pm - 11:00pm HOLIDAY HOURS Open Daily Dec. 20, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019 New Year’s Eve 5 PM to 1 AM (Fireworks) Location Miami - Dade County Fair 10901 SW 24th St, Miami, FL 33165 Cost $18 to $49. MAP
Experience an amazing evening of dazzling lights and shapes. The Lantern Light Festival is a celebration of a Chinese tradition that started over 2,000 years ago. Our enormous lanterns are hand-crafted by Chinese artisans and unique in color, size, and subject. You will see beautiful lanterns of architecture from around the world, creatures of the land and sea, holiday traditions, and mythical stories.
VIERNES CULTURALES /CULTURAL FRIDAY
Date: Friday 11-30, 7:00 -11:00 p.m. Location: 8th Street between 13th – 17th Avenues Miami, FL 33174 Map Cost: Free http://viernesculturales.org/mainvc/
Viernes Culturales features music and works by local artists and artisans in and around Domino Plaza on Southwest 8th Street and 5th Avenue, and behold contemporary and historic artworks at many fine art galleries along Calle Ocho. Savor a delicious dinner at one of the local restaurants, boasting cuisine from all over the world. Come dance, eat, shop and enjoy a delightful evening in Little Havana. This month enjoy the Miami Senior High School Choir and the Ameyal Ballet Folklorico, the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and Pamir Guanchez.
Date: Saturday through February 28, 2019 Location: Magic City Studios 6301 NE Fourth Ave Miami 33138 Cost:$35.99 to $39.99 MAP
“The Art of Banksy,” an exhibit curated by Steve Lazarides, will make its U.S. premiere Saturday. On display will be the England-bred artist’s paintings, sculptures, prints, and pranks. Among the iconic pieces you can check out at the exhibit are Girl With Balloon, Flag Wall Room, and Flower Thrower.