3 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in South Florida

If you’re looking for a fun place to spend the holidays, check out all the holiday activities South Florida has to offer!

One of the joys of the Christmas season is that, no matter where you spend the holidays, there are plenty of ways to celebrate with the people you love. Here are some of the locals’ favorite ways to enjoy the holidays in South Florida.

Winterfest Boat Parade (Ft. Lauderdale)

Experience an unforgettable, colorful evening at The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade. Participants can enter their vessel for $35 or simply enjoy the parade as a spectator! For those who enjoy dancing and dining, the Black Tie Ball is another holiday favorite that coincides with the Winterfest Boat Parade.

Christmas Pageant at First Baptist Church (Ft. Lauderdale)

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate Christmas than attending First Baptist Church’s Christmas Pageant. When you think of Christmas pageants, you probably think of small children dressed in handmade costumes. While every Christmas pageant is special in its own way, First Baptist’s extravagant pageant takes the cake. Complete with live animals, musical numbers, and performances, it presents the perfect opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit. According to their website, “The Emmy award-winning Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant is a South Florida Christmas tradition for the past 35 years! This Broadway-style stage celebration features a cast of over 300 performers who push themselves further each year to put on a show that’s more dynamic, more challenging, and more amazing than the last.”

Santa’s Enchanted Forest (Miami)

Know a Christmas fanatic? Plan a trip to visit Santa’s Enchanted Forest in Miami, the World’s Largest Holiday Theme Park! Admire “South Florida’s Tallest Christmas Tree,” laugh and sing Christmas karaoke with the family, or go on a romantic stroll through the spectacular light displays. There are countless other activities to enjoy including the free carnival with over 100 rides, magic shows, acrobats, and more. Don’t forget to stop by SpeedBoat Tours while you’re in town to say hi!

Which of these South Florida holiday celebrations sound like something your family would enjoy?



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