GIPA’s 28th Annual Family-Friendly Oktoberfest 10/5/19

GIPA’s 28th Annual Family-Friendly Oktoberfest
Saturday, 10/05/2019 – 12:00 pm – 07:00 pm
German American Social Club
11919 SW 56th St,
Miami, Florida 33175
Cost: Free

The German International Parent Association welcomes parents and children of all ages at its 28th annual Oktoberfest, showcasing the students of Miami-Dade County’s German magnet language programs!

Admission and parking are free for this afternoon of fun for the entire family in an outdoor carnival setting. Last year’s event attracted almost 2,000 visitors!

Tickets for food, beverages, desserts, carnival rides, game booths, and children’s activities can be purchased for a discounted price online from now until October 2nd, or they can be purchased for $1/ticket at the event.

For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit

Luminosa Festival of Lights at Jungle Island 10/5/19

Luminosa Festival of Lights at Jungle Island
Wednesday, 10/05/2019 – 01/08/2020 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
Cost: $35/adults; $30/children ages 3-10

Take a memorable journey through Jungle Island at night during the first-ever Luminosa Festival of Lights. This captivating instagram-worthy experience will span 13 of the park’s lush 18 acres and will feature hundreds of giant lanterns – beautifully hand-crafted out of colorful silk by the world’s top Chinese Lantern Festival creators. The festival paints a magical story of the jungle, its wildlife, birds & blooms, and Biscayne Bay, while showcasing the exciting transformation of South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction. A few of the visual delights will include a life-sized demure cassowary and striking silk parrots, a sea of glowing jellyfish, and panoramic reinterpretations of several iconic Miami destinations. You don’t want to miss this nighttime spectacle! The cost is $35 per adult and $30 per child (3-10 years old). Save 20% with the purchase of early bird tickets. In time for the holiday season and Art Basel, Luminosa will open to the public from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily starting October 5, 2019 – January 8, 2020.
Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. / 305-400-7000

Cooking with Wine Workshop (Adult / BYOB) 10/5/19

Cooking with Wine Workshop (Adult / BYOB)
Saturday, 10/05/2019 – 07:30 pm – 09:30 pm
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26th st,
Miami, Florida 33185
Cost: $60

Whether you are a full-blown wine expert or a leisurely drinker, there is no doubt that wine enhances the flavor of food. Join us as we cook some of our favorite dishes in this delicious, gluten-free menu that just so happens to include wine. Learn to make perfectly baked Salmon En Papillote with seasonal vegetables, Bacon & Leek Risotto, and Red Wine Poached Pears with hand whipped cream. Perfect for a special date night or an evening out with friends! For ages 21+. Gluten-free & BYOB. You’ll work together in teams of 4 to 5 per table to create our culinary masterpiece. If you’re coming solo or with a plus one, get ready to meet some great new friends! $60 per person. Registration is required, space is limited.