Where to Park in Miami This Holiday Season

The holidays have arrived! We know finding something to do this time of year can be overwhelming. Here are a few of SpotHero’s favorite holiday activities in Miami.

The Night Garden

Dates: 11/10/23-1/7/24

Location: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables

Cost: Tickets start at $25 for child members, $30 for adult members, full details here.

Details: Spend an evening exploring this interactive light show, filled to the brim with eye-catching displays, interactive activities, and state-of-the-art technology as this garden is transformed into a magical land straight from a fairytale. 

Miami City Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Dates: 12/8-12/30

Location: Broward Center 12/8-10, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County until 12/24, Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts until 12/30

Cost: Varies, full info here.

Details: Balanchine’s version of the beloved ballet is back for a tradition like no other. Come and watch Marie’s journey through a magic kingdom full of princes, magic toys, and—of course—sugarplum fairies.

Reserve parking near the Adrienne Arsht Center:

Santa’s Enchanted Forest at Tropical Park

Dates: 11/9/23-1/7/24

Location: 7400 NW 87th Avenue

Cost: Tickets start at $34.58, learn more here.

Details: Explore hundreds of family-friendly rides, games, shows and attractions at Santa’s Enchanted Forest. With everything from a carousel to mechanical bull rides, there is truly something for everyone!

Art Basel Miami

Dates: 12/8-10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive

Cost: Varies, learn more and purchase here

Details: Art lovers rejoice! Art Basel Miami has returned for its 21st year. Explore one of the world’s premiere art shows in this two-day event, with modern exhibitions from over 200 galleries around the world.

Winterfest Boat Parade 

Date: 12/16, 6:30 p.m.

Location: Begins near the 7th Avenue Bridge and ends by E. Commercial Blvd Bridge in Fort Lauderdale. A map of the parade route is available here.

Price: Free to watch! Tickets to Winterfest’s special viewing area are available for a fee here.

Details: A tradition since the 1970s, this parade has become the largest live event in the State of Florida. The Winterfest boat parade is constantly ranked amongst the best parades in the world and gets an estimated one million spectators each year, so be sure to scope out a spot along the parade route early!

Holiday Decor at Deering Estate

Dates: 11/24/23-1/7/24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami

Price: $15 for adults, $7 for children, advance tickets required, buy tickets here.

Details: Every year, Deering Estate decks its halls with Dozens of trees and lavish decorations for a festive treat. This year, the Deering Estate takes visitors back to the glitz and excitement of the 1920s with “A Jazzy Holiday,” styling the house for the holidays like it would have been 100 years ago. 


If you’re looking to get away, we won’t judge you! Let SpotHero help you book parking in advance for your trip to the airport.

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Happy parking to all, and to all a good night!