The NightGarden Returns to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden This Winter With Enhanced Interactive Elements 11/15/19

The NightGarden Returns to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden This Winter With Enhanced Interactive Elements
Friday, 11/15/2019 – 01/11/2020 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Rd,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156

After its wildly popular launch in 2018, The NightGarden at Fairchild, presented by Kilburn Live, is pleased to announce its return to Miami with exciting plans for its second edition. The limited-time event, taking place at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, will feature an impressive roster of new activations expanding upon the magic and wonder of its inaugural edition. This year, locals, visitors and guests of all ages can journey through an innovative augmented reality fairy quest challenge, experience even more awe-inspiring lighting displays, advanced special effects, state-of-the-art outdoor holograms, shadow sculptures and even snowfall in Miami, amongst other unbelievable surprises around every corner. The experience opens to the public on Nov. 15 and runs through Jan. 11, 2020.

The NightGarden is an immersive night attraction that blends innovation and entertainment, unique photo-worthy moments, a variety of local food options and fun for all through a stunning experience created by leading sculptors and designers. The captivating new experience will boast a variety of highly interactive landscapes augmented by spectacular 360-degree lighting, illusions and special effects.

Standout additions this year include Fairchild’s Vine Pergola, brought to life by an interactive canopy light display; an experiential maze, where guests can lose themselves in thousands of technicolor flowers; the digital Fairy Quest application, a downloadable mobile app for use during an exciting scavenger hunt challenge for cash prizes; The NightGarden’s Shadow Sculptures, which allow guests to feed their imagination and create unique kaleidoscopes of shadows and light; and a magical snowfall experience, where children can frolic and play in a flurry of snow, truly setting the tone for the holiday season. Returning favorites from last year include “Archimedes,” the dazzling talking tree, the growing dandelion field, a more challenging lost fairy puzzle with a cash prize of $2,500, and the popular New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacular.

The NightGarden will be open seven days a week, Sundays through Thursdays from 6-10 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 6-11 p.m.* Presale tickets can be purchased at for as low as $22 for children under 10 and $29 for adults. Tickets will also be sold at the Shop at Fairchild box office. Season passes are available for unlimited visits to The NightGarden, and Fairchild members can take advantage of special pricing.

Guests are invited to capture their experience and share the magic on social media by tagging @NightGardenExperience on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and using the hashtag #NightGardenMiami. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road Miami, FL 33156. For more information on The NightGarden and to purchase tickets, visit

Handmade Pasta Workshop (Adult / BYOB) 11/15/19

Handmade Pasta Workshop (Adult / BYOB)
Friday, 11/15/2019 – 07:30 pm – 09:30 pm
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 St,
Miami, Florida 33185
Cost: $60

Calling all pasta lovers! Do you know how to make fresh pasta by hand? Join us as we learn all the tips & tricks to turn you into a regular pasta aficionado. We’ll share our super delicious and easy signature Pasta Dough recipe, plus tons of tricks to make all those pasta shapes you love to eat. Learn to knead, roll and cut pasta into Fettuccine and fill perfectly delicious Spinach Ricotta and Butternut Squash Raviolis. And no pasta is complete without a trusty homemade Bolognese Sauce. Bring your friends and your favorite wine for an evening of fun-filled pasta! 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.

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 10/26/19 – 11/17/19

The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 11/17/2019 08:00 pm –
Colony Theatre
1040 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Cost: $39-$65

Adapted for the stage, directed by, and starring David Greenspan, this show tells the story of five travelers, and how their lives are intertwined after being hurled to their deaths by a collapsing bridge in colonial Peru. This gripping new play is a lyrical and transformative experience about the bridge between life and death: love. It features a multicultural cast of award-winning local and visiting talent. David Greenspan (6-time Obie Award winner) leads as Uncle Pio, Austin Reed Alleman as Esteban, Lindsey Corey (Carbonell Award Winner) as Dona Clara, Jeanette Dilone as Camile Perichole, Marcela Jabes as Pepita, Carlos Orizondo (Carbonell Award Winner) as Don Andres & Cap. Alvarado, Mary Lou Rosato (Drama Desk Award Winner) as Dona Maria, Karen Stephens (Carbonell Award Winner & Miami New Times Best Actress) as Madre Maria, and Kevin Veloz as Manuel.

Miami Design District Performance Series Presents Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) 11/15/19

Miami Design District Performance Series Presents Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO)
Friday, 11/15/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Palm Court
140 NE 39th Street,
Miami, Florida 33137
Cost: Free

Miami Design District’s Performance Series gained notoriety after its start in 2017 for bringing performances out of the traditional theater setting and into the neighborhood. Open to public (and free!) beginning on October 18th and running through December 13th, the series comes back on Friday evenings with highly-acclaimed performers and acts from all genres.
Palm Court at The Miami Design District (140 NE 39th Street, Miami, FL 33137)

The Wolves 10/31/19 – 11/17/19

The Wolves
Thursday, 10/31/2019 – 07:30 pm –
Adrienne Arts Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
1300 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33123
Cost: Ticket prices on website link

A South Florida Premiere play by Sarah Delappe and directed by Stuart Meltzer.

This Pulitzer Prize finalist centers on the lives and experiences of nine high school girls through their weekly Saturday morning pre-game soccer warmups, using their team and relationships as a metaphor for survival in 21st Century America. Different personalities and backgrounds clash, as these young women navigate the bumpy terrain of being a teenager living in America today. This stunning new work, highly theatrical and still true to life, is one of the most anticipated titles in the current American theater season.