Events: Holiday

Water Taxi Holiday Lights Cruise Returns!

Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018 - various times - English

Water Taxi of Ft. Lauderdale’s Holiday Lights Cruise, an Annual Season Favorite, Returns Starting Dec. 1, 2018.

New Pick-Up/Drop Off Location between Cheesecake Factory & Stranahan House off Las Olas Blvd.

2 Nightly Cruises at 6:30 and 8:30 PM for the 90 Minute Roundtrip Excursion

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Water Taxi of Fort Lauderdale, the Number 1 attraction in South Florida, announced today that their annual “Holiday Lights” cruises are back! Beginning on Saturday, Dec. 1st through Sunday, Dec. 23rd, there will be two 90-minute cruises nightly.

The big news this year, Holiday Lights will be departing from Stop 1, 335 SE 6th Avenue between Cheesecake Factory and Stranahan House. This allows for the perfect opportunity for a pre or post cruise drink, dinner or dessert along Las Olas Boulevard.

The first cruise boards at 6:15 PM, departs at 6:30 PM and arrives back at 8:00 PM. The 2nd cruise boards at 8:15 PM, departs at 8:30 PM and returns at 10 PM.

The ever-popular “Holiday Lights” cruise is always a favorite activity for locals and tourists alike. Held daily rain or shine (only covered water taxi vessels are used) the tours provide the best way to enjoy the beautiful holiday lights along the Intracoastal, from the water.

This family-oriented festivity offers:

  • On Board Live Entertainment
  • Full Cash Bar with Holiday Cocktails
  • Holiday Drinks for Kids
  • Spectacular picture taking opportunities
  • And more!

The Water Taxi suggests arriving to Stop 1 20-30 minutes prior to departure. Parking is available at the garage or meters and visitors are recommended to put in a minimum of 2 – 2 ½ hours on meter.

All tickets must be purchased in advance. Cost is $25 per adult if purchased before Nov. 5th. Prices go up to $30 per adult Nov. 6th. Children 5-11 are $15 and under 5 is free.

Contact Information

954- 467-6677

Annual Botanical Bazaar

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM - English

Join us for the Garden's annual Botanical Bazaar, featuring local artisans selling botanically-themed products and garden-inspired creations, plus orchids and other plants. Delicious snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.This year we are thrilled to have Ellen Kanner, award-winning author, soulful vegan writer and recipe developer presenting Holiday Treats with Seasonal Produce: Cooking demo and book signing.

Event is free and open to all.


Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, & I'm Home for th

Dec 29, 2018 & Dec 30, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

From the star and creator of one of the longest running one-man comedy shows in history, My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, & I'm in Therapy, we bring you Steve Solomon’s My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, & I’m Home for the Holidays.


Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188 Street, Aventura, FL 33180 (Map)

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