Miami, FL Events, Month of December

Events that are produced every November in Miami, Florida. Indoor Flea Market, King Mango Strut, The Nutcracker, Junior Orange Bowl Festival, Santa's Enchanted Forest, Orange Bowl Parade, Big Orange New Year's Eve Celebration. Held week-days and week-ends, these events attract locals and visitors alike for a week full of activities and fun.

Scheduled Miami, FL Events
Month of December

Indoor Flea Market

Held in mid December
Hosted at the Miami Beach Convention Center
Claiming to be the world's largest, this event features over 1,000 booths filled with merchandise at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

King Mango Strut

Held in late December
Hosted in Coconut Grove
A light-hearted parody of the Orange Bowl parade down the streets Coconut Grove.

The Nutcracker

Held in late December
Hosted at the Jackie Gleason Theater and other South Florida venues
Performed annually by the Miami City Ballet.

Junior Orange Bowl Festival

Contact: 305-662-1210
The children's version of the Orange Bowl celebrations. It features arts and crafts shows and sports competitions.

Santa's Enchanted Forest

Held most of December through early January
Held at Tropical Park
Tropical Park becomes a brightly-lit winter wonderland each season.

Orange Bowl Parade

Held on December 31
Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami each year.
A Miami tradition since 1939, this themed parade marches down Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami.

Big Orange New Year's Eve Celebration

Held on December 31
Hosted at Bayfront Park
Just like the Times Square Ball Drop, but using a really big orange and with much warmer weather.

Sport Events

Trump Doral Open

Trump Doral Golf Resort, where the most exciting and fun outing on the PGA Tour takes place. The Doral Ryder Open started in 1962 and continues to draw the Golf Crowd.
Contact: 305-477-4653

Miami Heat

Professional Basketball Games played at the American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL
Contact: 786-777-1000
Call for ticket information - Season runs October – April

Florida Panthers

Professional Hockey Games played at the Office Depot Center, located in Sunrise, FL, approximately 45 minutes from Miami.
Office Depot Center
One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL
Contact: 954-835-PUCK - Season runs October – April

Arts and Entertainment

Miami City Ballet

Ophelia & Juan Js Roca Center - 2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Contact: 305-929-7010
The Miami City Ballet has been recognized as among the largest ballet companies in the United States.

Miami Symphony Orchestra

10300 SW 72nd Street, Miami, FL
Contact: 305-275-4363
Founded in 1989, The Miami Symphony Orchestra is Miami-Dade County's flagship orchestra. Under the leadership of renowned conductors, the orchestra has come to represent the excitement and cultural vitality of the Miami community.

Florida Opera

Arturo di Filippi Educational Center - 1200 Coral Way, Miami, FL
Contact: 800-741-1010 - Hours: Monday through Friday 10am-4pm
Summer hours often exclude Fridays
Ensemble consists of the Young Artist Studio and Resident Artists.

Miami Beach Theatre of Performing Arts

1700 Washington Drive - Miami Beach, FL
Contact: 305-673-7300
Located adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center
Venue for the Miami Ballet, Broadway Series as well as nationally recognized performers.