Jungle Island Presents Santa’s Circus An Acrobatic Fairytale 12/20/18 – 12/30/18

Jungle Island Presents Santa’s Circus An Acrobatic Fairytale
Thursday, 12/20/2018 – 12/30/2018 07:30 pm –
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132

Jungle Island and Live 305 Entertainment bring a spectacular new holiday tradition to South Florida with “Santa’s Circus: An Acrobatic Fairytale.” Enjoy breathtaking stunts, magic, illusion, comedy and the totally unexpected at this family-friendly Christmas-themed circus show created by multi-award winning executive producer and Cirque du Soleil veteran Francisco Javier Santos. Filled with an imaginative array of acrobatic artistry, holiday décor and original holiday storytelling, the 90-minute performance encapsulates the essence of Christmas and celebrates the wonder and joy of the season. Show times daily from December 20 to December 30, 2018. Tickets range from $21.99 for general admission to $65.99 for VIP. Fly with Santa on the SuperFlight, South Florida’s only outdoor wind tunnel and skydiving simulator, for a discounted $39 add-on. This bundle also includes a complimentary video of the experience and perfect Instagram moments that will make for an unforgettable holiday event. For more information on dates and times as well as pricing options, please go to the website or call the phone number listed. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. 305-400-7000

A Christmas Carol, the Musical 12/8/18 – 12/23/18

A Christmas Carol, the Musical
Saturday, 12/08/2018 – 12/23/2018m 02:00 pm – 03:30 pm
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Entry Fee: $25

To kick off the holiday season, Actors’ Playhouse Musical Theatre for Young Audiences presents a timeless tale of yuletide spirit live on stage in A Christmas Carol, the Musical. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens, Tiny Tim and the entire Cratchit family join three unearthly “Spirits” in trying to convince Ebenezer Scrooge to change his ” Bah Humbug!” ways. A fabulous musical adaptation written especially for family audiences, this Miracle Theatre favorite promises to warm hearts as it reveals the true meaning of the holidays. As an added treat, Director of Theatre for Young Audiences Earl Maulding takes the stage to star as Ebenezer Scrooge in this year’s production!

To encourage the “Spirit of Giving” during the run, Actors’ Playhouse will give every child who brings a new, unwrapped toy to donate during a performance, one free Flexible Anytime Ticket good for any remaining show in the Musical Theatre for Young Audiences 2018 – 2019 Season. Last day to donate toys will be on Saturday, December 23, 2018. All donations will be delivered that evening to Neighbors 4 Neighbors for distribution to families in need through ConnectFamilias.

Saturdays at 2 p.m. Special holiday performances on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 23 at 4 p.m. “All Kids Included” Sensory-Friendly performance on Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. Select weekday performances are available for prearranged fieldtrips through our Education Department.

Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 9+) 12/23/18

Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 9+)
Sunday, 12/23/2018 – 12/23/2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 SW 26 Street,
Miami, Florida 33185
Cost: $40

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature December Workshop. Parent and child pairs work together to design and decorate their very own Gingerbread House. Enjoy the endless decorating options, from frosted candy roofs to pretzel picket fences, and cheerful holiday tunes while sipping hot chocolate and experiencing quality family time. Spread the holiday spirit by inviting friends to join you for this special event! This class is drop-off! $40 per participant.

**Registration required, space is limited. For more information, contact us at 305 903 2023.

Florida Residents Dive Into Animal Encounter Deals At Miami Seaquarium 8/20/18 – 12/23/18

Florida Residents Dive Into Animal Encounter Deals At Miami Seaquarium
Saturday, 08/20/2018 – 12/23/2018 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149,
Miami, Florida 33149

Sunshine state residents are in for a special dolphin, seal, penguin, and reef encounter deal. Beginning August 20th through December 23, 2018, Florida residents will enjoy up to 50 percent off animal encounter programs at Miami Seaquarium. The Florida residents’ discount rate includes same day admission to the park. Proof of Florida residency and advance reservations are required. For more information go to www.miamiseaquarium.com/flresident or to make a reservation please call (305) 365-2501.

Experience firsthand the park’s unique animal encounters:

– Seal Swim – Led by the park’s marine mammal training staff, Miami Seaquarium is the only attraction in the U.S. to offer this exceptional animal encounter. Guests will experience a 15-20 minute swim with harbor seals in the park’s seal exhibit pool. Trainers will personally introduce participants to a seal and receive hugs, kisses, and take part in a fun training session with these inquisitive marine mammals. Prices as low as $75 (plus tax).

– Dolphin Odyssey– This experience includes feeding, touching and learning about these magnificent animals plus the opportunity for a deep-water interaction with a dolphin. Guests must be at least 52 inches tall to participate in the program. Prices as low as $105 (plus tax).

– Dolphin Encounter– This program allows guests to wade out into the pool and have a shallow water experience meeting the dolphins. This experience features an educational seminar and the chance to feed and touch a dolphin as well as learn about dolphin training techniques. Dolphin Encounter participants must be at least five years of age and for those children under ten years, an older sibling or adult must accompany the child as a participant. Prices as low as $75 (plus tax).

– Sea Trek Reef Encounter – An underwater helmet diving experience that allows guests to dive 15 feet below the surface of the water in the 300,000 gallon reef aquarium and be eye to eye with marine life such as colorful tropical fish, large groupers, lobsters, cownose stingrays and moray eels. Encounter can be experienced by non-divers, ages 10 and above – no certification or swimming skills are necessary. Prices as low as $79.00 (plus tax).

– Penguin Encounter – Enjoy a unique interaction with one of the world’s most beloved birds, guests can experience African Penguins in an intimate setting. Participants must be at least 52 inches tall to participate. Participants under ten who meet the height requirement must be accompanied by an adult as a participant. Participants 10-17 years of age can be accompanied by an adult as an observer. Florida resident participant rate is as low as $79 (plus tax).

Guests with disabilities who require special accommodations are requested to book via phone by calling (305) 365-2501 for advance accommodation. Expectant mothers are not allowed to participate in animal interaction programs.