Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in South Florida Family Events** 

Looking for a break from Black Friday shopping? We’ve got you covered with our post-Thanksgiving weekend family fun guide.

  • Friday, November 23, 2018

Holiday Tree Lighting at Bayfront Park: “Bring the whole family to Bayfront Park’s Tree Lighting to kick off the holiday season! This free event, held annually the day after Thanksgiving, marks the start of the holiday season. The tree is a striking, artificial, 50 foot, Rocky Mountain Pine Tree — adorned with a custom lighting package. It will stay lit every night and remain in the park through the new year.” For more information, click here.

Grand Opening of the Night Garden at Fairchild Tropical Garden: “The first ever NightGarden makes its debut this holiday season to transform Miami’s Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden into an illuminated wonderland at night. Locals, visitors and guests of all ages can journey through spectacular lighting displays, awe-inspiring special effects, motion-sensing technology, illuminated mazes, state-of-the-art outdoor holograms, sculptures and more unbelievable surprises around every corner.” For more information, click here.

  • Saturday, November 24, 2018

Garden of Lights: A Winter Holiday Event at Mounts Botanical Garden: “Mounts will be all a-twinkle in the evenings during the holiday season with thousands of holiday lights hanging from the trees, illuminating the walkways and landmark structures, with colorful LED trees and glowing light-balls, all along an easy-to-follow route throughout 15 different garden areas – the perfect way to light-up the holidays for joyous visitors of every age, romantic disposition, and spiritual leanings. In addition, Mounts will present live dance performances and musical presentations from local schools and academies during GARDEN OF LIGHTS: A Winter Holiday Event.” For more information, click here.

34th Annual Main Street Festival: “Join us for the 34th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights, brought to you by the Main Street Merchants and The Graham Companies. Kick-off the holiday season making memories with family, friends and loved ones as Main Street lights up the evening with a series of holiday-themed presentations. Enjoy the Lighting of Main Street with special guest Santa, Live DJ, Photo Stations, performances by students from local schools, characters, and lots of complimentary activities for children to experience courtesy Publix Super Markets. Renown journalist and TV/Radio personality, GiGi Diaz from 93.9 MIA, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Media partners include the Miami Herald and the Miami Laker. Event participants will also have the opportunity to adopt a shelter pet from Miami-Dade County Animal Services and support the Miami Lakes Boy Scout Troop 247.” For more information, click here.

Celebracion de Navidena at Mall of the Americas: “Celebrate with us and St. Nick to start getting into the Holiday Spirit.  Enjoy music, giveaways, face painting and fun activities for the kids. Don’t miss a special performance from Trixie the Holiday Pixie at 2pm.” For more information, click here.

  • Sunday November 25, 2018

19th Annual Downtown Delray Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival: “This annual art festival of hand-crafted artwork including glass, photography, painting, mixed media, fiber, jewelry and much more, hosts hundreds of artists exhibiting and selling their work in an outdoor gallery. Skip Black Friday and come browse original arts and fine crafts from over 100 exhibitors. You’ll be sure to find something unique for everyone on your holiday gift list!” For more information, click here.

Moonrise Viewing at Deering Estate: “Enjoy an evening with friends and family as you watch the full moon rise over Biscayne Bay! The Southern Cross Astronomical Society (SCAS) will have telescopes to view the moon up close.” For more information, click here.

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