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Christmas 2011 in Miami

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Christmas 2011 in Miami
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Miami is a beautiful place to spend the holidays - that is, if you are okay with a Christmas that isn't white, or maybe not even chilly. The weather in Miami in very mild in December, compared with other parts of the country. If you will in town this month, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday mood and celebrate the season.

Santa's Enchanted Forest
November 3, 2011 - January 8, 2012
Tropical Park, West Miami
Experience this Christmas wonderland anytime from early November through early January.

Deering Holiday Wonderland
December 1-31, 2011
Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
The Deering Estate comes alive at Christmastime with holiday decorations in the historic homes. Take a tour at this special time of year.

Holiday Events at Miami Children's Museum
December 1-31, 2011
Miami Childrens Museum, Miami
Throuhgout the month, Miami Children's Museum will offer many special crafts and shows to celebrate the holidays. Check their events page for details.

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Deering Estate
December 2, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
The Deering Estate kicks off their Holiday Season of Events with this annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Holidays Around the World
December 3, 10, 17, & 23, 2011 and January 1, 2012 from 2-4 pm
Miami Childrens Museum, Miami
Exploring other countries' holiday traditions at Miami Children's Museum. Learn about a different country or part of the world every weekend.

Holiday Music at Fairchild
December 4, 2011 from 6 - 10 pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami
Visit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for holiday music and a champagne dinner under the stars.

Story Time & Kids Crafts with Santa
December 10 & 17, 2011 from 10:00 am - Noon
Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
The Deering Estate welcomes guests of all ages for story time with Santa, plus arts and crafts.

Winter Wonder Island
December 17, 2011 - January 1, 2012 from 10 am to 6 pm
Jungle Island, Miami
Jungle Island gets into the holiday season with a magical snowfall, photos with Santa, and holiday-themed shows, games and treats.

Holiday Bay Cruise
December 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
The Deering Estate offers a relaxing day cruise aboard the Pelican Island Skipper.

Zoo Lights
December 18-23, 2011 from 7-10 pm
Zoo Miami
Zoo Miami will open at night for a special holiday event with bright animal shaped lights, hot chocolate, holiday songs and more.

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