Seven Places to See Christmas Lights in Miami
Bayfront Holiday Village
November 29 to December 25, 2019
Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami 33132
This historic holiday pop up market features carefully curated vendors to provide you with one of the best holiday experiences in Miami. Drop by and check out their iconic 50-foot Christmas tree, which sits smack dab in the middle of the Park. Once an hour, every hour, the park gets quiet, the music revs up, and the tree displays one of the most unique animated light shows you’ll see anywhere.
Night Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
November 15, 2019 to January 11, 2020
10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
Walk through Miami’s most gorgeous Garden at night and find it brought to life with stunning illumination, spectacular special effects, and unbelievable surprises for the whole family. Returning for its second year in Miami, Night Garden 2019 features more lights, new fun and interactive surprises, an expanded footprint that is 3X larger than last year, expanded parking, and an all-new, free AR augmented reality Fairy Quest challenge. There is also last year’s crowd favorites, including Archimedes, the Talking Tree, the flying fairies, the New Year's Eve fireworks spectacular, Miami’s most popular food trucks for the finest food and beverage options, and a new and more challenging lost fairy puzzle.
Luminosa Festival of Lights
October 5, 2019 to January 8, 2020
Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132
Jungle Island will come to life this holiday season with Luminosa, the Festival of Lights. This one-of-a-kind Chinese Lantern festival features a lush jungle illuminated with larger than life breathtaking displays. All handcrafted by the Zigong Lantern Group, you will see illuminated jellyfish and fluorescent coral, as well as alligators and flamingos and other fantastic creatures. The entire exhibit spans 13 acres and features four different themes that portray the diverse fauna and wildlife found at Jungle Island as well as emblematic scenes around Miami.
Night of Lights
December 13, 2019 to January 1, 2020
Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road Pinecrest, FL 33156
Pinecrest Gardens transforms this holiday season into a winter wonderland dotted by thousands of twinkling holiday lights that go up, through and around the whimsical botanical landscape. Drop by and take a photo with Santa, sing along with carolers, eat yummy treats, and enjoy magical stories by storytellers. There are even mechanical rides, live music some evenings, and pony rides!
Zoo Lights in Zoo Miami
November 29 to December 28, 2019
Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 St, Miami FL 33177
Surround yourself with nearly a million bright, animal-shaped lights draped throughout Zoo Miami. You can stroll through the park and enjoy carousel rides, plus there will be themed nights (like ugly sweater or superhero nights!) where you can dress up and have fun with other visitors and get a chance to win a prize for best dressed. There will also be animal encounters, Snowman's River Boat Rides, Panetone by Bauducco sampling, Hot chocolate and cookies, Photos with Santa, and of course holiday shopping at the Zoo Gift Shop.
Festival of Trees
December 1, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33157
This iconic and historic waterfront home becomes magical during the holidays when the trees receive their holiday decorations. The annual tree lighting festival has happened already, but the decors stick around until January and you can tour the historic houses as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations from the 1920’s. There are also a variety of holiday-themed events happening throughout the month, including a Historic Holidays Evening Stroll and Storytime with Santa.
Holiday Tree at Coral Gables
December 6, 2019 to January 6, 2020
Merrick Park, Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Drop by Merrick Park in Coral Gables to witness their spectacular holiday tree, which lights up the night for everyone's entertainment. You will also have the chance to have photos taken with Santa, as he drops by every now and then until December 23. You can check out the schedules in the link below.
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