Take an Extended Holiday in Miami

Take an Extended Holiday in Miami

Complete your Christmas holidays with a fun trip to Miami this week. There doesn’t seem to be an end to fun this season as Miami is jam-packed with activities and event to go to aside from its scenic views and famous places known to tourists. It doesn’t matter if you will be travelling with family, friends, your significant other, or alone this season as Miami caters to all walks of life.

Trek over to the Museum of Discovery and Science for Aviation Celebration, perfect for the history buff, plane enthusiast or if you are looking for educational yet fun activities for the family. Visitors can not only admire different kinds of planes but they get to experience what it means to be create rockets at the Rocket Lab, get first-hand experience as fighter pilot in the flight simulator or get to build and test your own paper airplane model. The celebration runs from December 26, 2014 to January 4, 2015. Museum of Discovery and Science is located at 401 S.W. Second St., Fort Lauderdale and is open from Mondays to Saturdays from 10 AM to 5PM and on Sundays from noon to 6 PM. Tickets are $14 for general patronage with discounted prices from senior citizen and children aged 2 to 12.

If you are looking for a thrilling experience Cirque de Soleil: Amaluna is still in town at the Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. If you want to see a live show with great performance and story or experience a circus show like no other, then this is for you. The show will run until January 4, 2015. Tickets range from $30 to $265.

Looking for a gastronomic experience? Or are you just looking for Spanish food? Then Jalapeno Mexican Kitchen’s Paella Fiesta might be the perfect place for you. This is an all-you-can-eat feast where unlimited paella is served every weekend for just an under $20 price tag. Jalapeno Mexican Kitchen can be found at 530 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach Florida. However, if you prefer to cook your own food during your stay, you can also find great and fresh produce straight from the source at various farmers’ markets in Miami. Over at 176771st St. is Normandy Isle Fountain’s Normandy Village Marketplace every Saturday starting on December 27 from 9 AM to 5 PM. Amelia Earheart Park at 401 E 65th St. will also be having a Farmers’ Market with ready-to-eat food like pastries and barbeques and live entertainment every Sunday starting from December 28. But that’s not all as Doral’s Farmers’ Market over at 9569 NW 41 St. will also be having a farmers’ market every Sunday starting the 28th as well. Admission to these markets are all for free.

Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that the American Airlines Arena over at 601 Biscayne Blvd. will be having an interconference matchup between Memphis Grizzlies and Miami Heat on Saturday, December 27 at 7:30. You won’t want to miss this basketball fans. For those hockey fans in the area, don’t miss out on the match between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers over at BB&T Center on December 28 at 5 PM. Admission ranges from $20 to $500.

If you are one who prefers to see performances of the classic arts, the State Ballet of Russia will be presenting their Tchaikovsky Spectacular over at Parker Playhouse at 707 N.E. Eighth St on December 28 at 3 PM. They will be performing highlights from several beloved works of the famed composer from Swan Lake to The Nutcracker. Admission prices range from $27 to $57. Over at Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the musical comedy production adaptation of Abigail Pogrebin’s book, Stars of David. You might want to see this if you want to see something refreshing or if you are looking for a good light-hearted performance to lift your damp spirits this Christmas.