The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Miami Area Holiday Events & Activities

The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Miami Area Holiday Events & Activities Lynda Lantz Contributor Miami Mom Collective

This guide is brought to you by Pinecrest Gardens

A Resource of Miami Area Holiday Events & Activities

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in The Magic City!

And while there won’t be frosted window panes or a white Christmas, there are lots of festive events and activities the whole family will enjoy. From tree lightings and Santa sightings to Hanukkah events and winter camps, we’ve included everything you need to make this season merry and bright.

So gather the family and experience what makes Miami a holiday destination!  

Be sure to check back frequently as we will be adding more events as they are announced. We’ve categorized our list of holiday fun–just click on the category of events or activities you’re looking for to be brought to the listing of those events.

If you know of an event that you do not see listed in our guide, we’d love to know! Send an email to info{at}

The entire team at Miami Mom Collective wishes you and your family a joyful and fun-filled holiday season!

Pinecrest Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland dotted by thousands of twinkling lights that go up, through, and around the whimsical botanical landscape. This year we are adding a whole new section of sparkling holiday lights and amazing surprises in our Lower Gardens. Eat yummy treats, have a signature Pinecrest Gardens cocktail, and enjoy magical Story Time with Mrs. Claus. Stay tuned for Santa Claus special appearances on the Banyan Bowl stage!

On select evenings, admission includes a holiday concert performance in the historic Banyan Bowl. Due to COVID-19 social distance guidelines, we are limiting our daily capacity for this event. Walk-ups might be possible, please check our website and social media platforms for updates.

(305) 669-6990

11000 Red Road Pinecrest, FL 33156

Miami Mom Collective UHealth Jackson Urgent Care Cookies with Santa

You’re invited to Miami Mom Collective’s 3rd Annual Cookies with Santa presented by UHealth Jackson Urgent Care on Saturday, December 5th 6-7:30PM LIVE on Zoom!

Families will enjoy a special evening with Santa including a LIVE CHAT, Storytime, Singalong, Holiday Games, Trivia, DJ, Giveaways, and Special Guests! You don’t want to miss this fun family event!

The first 100 guests to register will receive a Swag Bag! All guests receive a $20 off coupon for a private Zoom Call with Santa Claus to be scheduled at their convenience!

Tickets go on sale Friday, November 13. 

Miami Mom Collective Deck the Walls Event

Check out Miami Mom Collective’s newest holiday event for Moms: “Deck The Walls” A Holiday Wreath Making Event presented by Dr. Bob Pediatric Dentist.

Join us for an IN PERSON event (extremely limited VIP tickets) on Friday, December 11th at 7PM at The Clevelander SPF4 Rooftop in South Beach.

Gather with a group of local moms for an exclusive private event on the rooftop of The Clevelander Hotel in South Beach for a Holiday Mom’s Night Out you will never forget! Social distancing and mask wearing will be in place to ensure the safety of all involved.

Guests of the events will enjoy sips and bites, giveaways, swag, mini-holiday market, and a live wreath making tutorial. This DIY event will help you deck your walls this holiday season and every guest will take home a beautiful wreath they created!

Can’t attend the live event?
Join us for the VIRTUAL Event, Tuesday, December 15th. 

Miami Mom Collective Deck the Walls Event

Tune in via Zoom from the comfort of your home for “Deck The Walls” A Holiday Wreath Making Event presented by Dr. Bob Pediatric Dentist.

Join us for the VIRTUAL EVENT on Tuesday, December 15th at 7PM live on Zoom. 

This virtual Mom’s Night Out is a perfect way to connect with local Moms from the comfort of your own home. Guests will enjoy a guided wreath making tutorial, local business features, and the chance to win great giveaways!

Choose the ticket option that is best for you: Attend as a VIP and receive a swag bag and all the supplies needed to create a beautiful wreath to deck your walls or purchase a General Admission ticket and receive a supply list and access to the live tutorial to create a wreath on your own anytime!

Santa Claus Holiday Events & Activities Guide Lynda Lantz Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Surprise your child with a personalized LIVE Zoom call with Santa! You will be invited to Santa’s home for a virtual video chat for 7 to 10 minutes. Your kids will enjoy a personalized visit with Santa via Zoom and you will receive a copy of the video chat by email!

The Miami Mom Collective community receives a special discount using the link below. 

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science Winter Camp The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Holiday Events and Activities in Miami Lynda Lantz Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Winter Break from school is the perfect time to chill out with the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science! Children in grades Pre-K – 5th will explore the wonders of science, safely in-person or virtually, through two four-day camps from December 21 – December 31. Enroll your child today!

Miami City Ballet
The Nutcracker® in the Park

Miami City Ballet Nutcracker The Ultimate Guide to 2020 Holiday Events and Activities in Miami Lynda Lantz Contributor Miami Mom Collective

Miami City Ballet presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® in the Park, live in Downtown Doral Park, in the heart of Miami-Dade. From your socially-distanced pod on the lawn, you and your loved ones watch the iconic moments unfold through a combination of live performance, animation, and video sequences projected on a giant screen. This magical, open-air experience prioritizes health and safety and will open with a free (but ticketed) performance exclusively for first responders and essential workers who have served as front line heroes of the pandemic. Tickets sold in pods of up to 4 people from $120 ($30pp). Limited to 13 performances, so secure your seats to your cherished holiday tradition now!

Additional Holiday Events Happening Around Miami

Guide to Santa Sightings in Miami

Guide to Holiday Concerts & Performances in Miami

Guide to Winter Camps & Activities in Miami

Favorite Things Gift Guide

Guide to Hanukkah Events in Miami

Guide to Tree Lightings in Miami

Guide to Snowfalls in Miami

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