Here is a list of the Holiday activities taking place in Coral Gables this weekend…
CORAL GABLES HOLIDAY PARK & PICTURES WITH SANTA
Santa will keep coming back to Merrick Park for more photos until December 23, on the following days: Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Weekends from 12 Noon to 10 p.m., December 16, 17, and 18 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and December 23 from 12 Noon to 10 p.m. Photos are $8 each, full color and framed in a postcard.
The park will be open for general use Monday through Sunday from sunrise to 10:00 p.m. until January 6, 2020.
MIRACLE THEATER: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL
A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL opened last Saturday starring Musical Theatre for Young Audiences Director Earl Maulding as Ebenezer Scrooge! Script Adapted by Nina Felice and Earl Maulding Music and Lyrics by Scott Morlock and Earl Maulding. Don’t miss this fabulous musical adaptation written especially for family audiences that will warm your heart as it reveals the true meaning of the holidays.
CORAL GABLES FIRST RESPONDER ANNUAL TOY DRIVE
Coral Gables First Responders are holding their annual toy drive. Toys can be dropped off at the Coral Gables Police and Fire Department (2801 Salzedo) or Coral Gables Fire Department (11901 Old Cutler Road), from now to December 16th. Please donate NEW UNWRAPPED TOYS for children ages Newborn to 15-years-old.
CORAL EXPRESS AT MCBRIDE PLAZA
Your favorite winter celebration is back! On Saturday, December 14th from 2pm-10pm, join us at McBride Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile for fun holiday activities the entire family can enjoy. From arts and crafts to ugly sweater contests, plus tasty treats, free trolley rides, and a holiday film, this event is one you won’t want to miss! The feature-filled schedule of activities includes:
- 3 p.m. – Magician performance
- 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Free trolley rides throughout Downtown Coral Gables
- 5 p.m. – Storytime with Mrs. Claus
- 6 p.m. – Ugly sweater contest (all ages welcome)
- 7 p.m. – Carolers performance
- 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Screening of the movie Elf
Bring your cozy holiday blanket for the film and enjoy the holiday magic! Find the Facebook event page here!
CELESTIAL CHRISTMAS AT CHURCH OF THE LITTLE FLOWER
3rd Annual Christmas Concert, A Celestial Christmas, featuring the Celestial Singers, Little Flower’s Professional Ensemble in Residence, directed by Luis Cuza. Don’t miss the most popular concert event at the historic Church of the Little Flower. This fully a cappella Christmas/Advent musical event will take you through time with de Victoria’s iconic O Magnumn Mysterium and Gjeilo’s Spotless Rose. Come join in the Christmas joy!
Saturday, December 14th at 7:30PM.
TICKETS START AT $15. For more information: www.coralgablesmusic.com
MIRACLE ON THE MILE: JUNIOR ORANGE BOWL PARADE
The 71st Annual Junior Orange Bowl Parade will march down the streets of Coral Gables, Florida at 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 15. The rain or shine event, featuring this year’s theme of “Miracle on the Mile: A Holiday Parade and Celebration,” is a traditional centerpiece of the holiday season in South Florida.
CORAL GABLES FIRE: SANTA AROUND TOWN
Santa will once again be riding around Coral Gables on a Coral Gables Fire Truck.
Santa will be touring the City, greeting residents from the Fire Truck on Saturday and Sunday, December 21st and 22nd.
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AT CHRIST JOURNEY CHURCH
Come celebrate Christmas at Christ Journey Church (624 Anastasia Avenue), Monday and Tuesday, December 23rd and 24th. For more information, please visit: www.miamichristmas.com.