The holidays are perfect for family fun outings in the Miami area. There are many family activities in Miami residents should know about. As a proud member of the community, we’re thrilled to share these upcoming events in Miami and the surrounding areas. It’s time to plan some family fun!

Outdoor Events

5K Twilight Color Run

Saturday, November 5th at 4pm

Looking to have some fun and also get some exercise with the kiddos? The 2nd annual 5K Twilight Color Run is taking place at Coral Reef Park in Palmetto Bay with races for kids and adults. Tickets are $45 before the event and $60 on race day. After the run, celebrate with food and music in the park.

Details: www.palmettobay-fl.gov

Free Movie Night at Wellington Amphitheater

Friday, December 2nd at 7:30 pm

What’s better than movie night? Free movie night! Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (PG-13) is playing at Wellington Amphitheater on December 2nd. Pack some hot chocolate and cozy up with the family for a fun movie night.

More details here.

Learning Events

Palmetto Bay Library

Palmetto Bay Library is hosting many free events throughout November and December. Share stories, songs, and activities with your children, and exercise your math and science skills with their STEAM club event.

Details: http://www.mdpls.org/branches/palmetto-bay-branch-library.html.

Zoo In You

The Zoo In You exhibit is now open at the Children’s Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton. This interactive exhibit inspires the scientific exploration of the human body. The interactive and engaging activities reveal that science and learning can be fun for kids.

Details: http://myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi/

Theater Events

School House Rock Live! 

Wednesday, November 16th at 10am

The theater tops the list of things to do in Broward County. Take the kids to see School House Rock Live! at Broward Center for Performing Arts. Math, science, and grammar come to life with rock and roll beats and educational lyrics.

Details: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/school-house-rock-live

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

Sunday, November 20th at 11 am and 1 pm

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe comes to the stage at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Miami. Bring the kids and let the theater take you on a delightful adventure through the power of the arts.

Details: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/the-lion-the-witch-the-wardrobe

Culinary Events

Ina Garten: The Barefoot Contessa 

Thursday, November 3rd at 8 pm

Make it a mom and daughter night! Ina Garten of The Barefoot Contessa will be hosting an event at the Au-Rene Theater at Broward Center for Performing Arts. Ina Garten is a culinary icon and New York Times bestselling cookbook author known for her Food Network program, Barefoot Contessa.

Details: https://www.browardcenter.org/events/detail/barefoot-contessa

Grind Coffee & Craft Festival

2nd Saturday of every month from 10am-4pm

This event is not only for coffee lovers. The Grind Coffee Project is one of the more urban events Fort Lauderdale has hosted. This event is a fun day of coffee, food, activities, and music. There’s something for everyone in the family. Plus, it’s free to attend!

Details: http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/event/the-grind-coffee-food-and-craft-fair-7665106

 Miami Food Truck Invasion

3rd Friday of every month from 5:30pm-9:30 pm

Explore flavors and cultures from all over the world with over twenty food trucks from all over South Florida. Bring chairs, so you can enjoy delicious food while watching live music and entertainment.

Details: http://www.foodtruckinvasion.com

Holiday Events 

 Holiday Tree Lighting

Wednesday, December 23rd from 5:30pm-8:30 pm

There are a lot of fun things to do in Boca Raton during the holidays. Get in the holiday spirit and watch Boca Raton’s annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Kids can take pictures with Santa and enjoy a fireworks show.

Details: http://myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi/

The Polar Express Movie & Activities

Wednesday, December 7th from 7:30pm-9:30 pm

Deck the hall with family fun activities. Pajamas are encouraged for a showing of Polar Express.

Details: http://myboca.us/pages/mizneramphi/