Santa’s Enchanted Forest

No holiday season in Miami is complete without a visit to Santa’s Enchanted Forest. This beloved holiday tradition has taken place every year since 1973 at Tropical Park. It’s known as the “World’s Largest Christmas Theme Park” for good reason. You’ll be dazzled by over 100 rides, shows, and other attractions across over 15 acres. See festive displays like the 100-foot Christmas tree, the Enchanted Snowflake Forest, and the Snow Mountain. Catch live holiday entertainment, storytelling with Mrs. Claus, ice skating, carnival rides, games, and so much more. With millions of twinkling lights and over 3 million visitors every year, it’s easy to spend an entire evening mesmerized at Santa’s Enchanted Forest.

Address: 7900 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33155

Phone: (305) 559-9681

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

For a peaceful holiday escape, head to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This 83-acre garden is a living museum of tropical plants from around the world. It’s particularly stunning in December when the holiday lights transform the gardens for the NightGarden event. Don’t miss seeing the Sabal Palm House when you visit. This architectures wonder was built in 1938 and encompasses 7,000 square feet of tropical palms and other exotic plants from around the world. The lush Sabal Palm House comes alive at night with thousands of sparkling lights. Outside, make sure to catch the floating lights display across the garden’s lakes and catch a live dance or musical performance.

Address: 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156

Phone: (305) 667-1651

Sip Tropical Holiday Cocktails on South Beach

Want to get in the holiday spirit somewhere scenic? Gather your friends for festive cocktails on Miami’s iconic South Beach. Many beachfront bars and restaurants deck out their patios with holiday decor and serve special cocktails only available during the Christmas season. Some top spots to visit are Smith & Wollensky, a high-end steakhouse with a special holiday menu and seating right on the sand. Hotel Victor’s Whiskey Blue Bar offers cozy fire pits and delicious drinks like the Naughty & Nice with rum, cranberry, and cinnamon. You can also catch live music by holiday crooners at The Clevelander Bar overlooking the ocean. No matter where you go, our party bus rental can drop your group off and provide a relaxing place to store your things while you soak in the holidays seaside on South Beach.

The Adrienne Arsht Center

For some performing arts holiday magic, catch a production of The Nutcracker ballet at Miami’s majestic Adrienne Arsht Center. Known for its Ziff Ballet Opera House and its Knight Concert Hall, the Arsht Center hosts world-class Broadway shows, concerts, operas, and more. Every December, you have the chance to see one of the most famous ballets brought to life on stage. Watch the epic tale of young Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker prince accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score performed live by the Opus One Orchestra. With ornate sets and costumes, this dazzling production captures all the spirit and imagination of the holidays. Reserve an outing for your group, family, or friends to The Nutcracker at the Arsht Center aboard our comfortable charter bus. We’ll provide easy transportation and drop-off at this beloved Miami venue.

Address: 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

Phone: (305) 949-6722

Stroll Through Art Deco in South Beach

Miami is well-known for its colorful Art Deco architecture. While South Beach’s iconic hotels, restaurants, and residences flank the beach year-round, they take on even more cheer during the holidays. Take your own walking tour to take in the festive Art Deco sights. See holiday lights lining hotels like the National Hotel and the Clevelander. Snap pics in front of the bold pink and blue colors of the Colony Hotel. And don’t miss seeing the iconic neon pink Flamingo Hotel sign lit up at night. After working up an appetite, duck into one of South Beach’s many Art Deco-style eateries to refuel. Prime examples include Jerry’s Famous Deli, Big Pink, and Joe’s Stone Crab, all with their own touches of vintage flair.

1 Hotel South Beach

For a one-of-a-kind way to get in the holiday spirit, lace up your skates on the rooftop ice rink at the 1 Hotel South Beach. This eco-friendly 4-star hotel offers breathtaking panoramic views of South Beach from its rooftop bar, pool, and garden area. Every winter, the property transforms into a winter wonderland by bringing in a real ice skating rink for guests and locals. Skate under swaying palm trees with the blue ocean in the background for a uniquely Miami experience. When you’re done, cozy up under heat lamps with a warm drink or seasonal snack. Gather your friends or family aboard our party bus to be whisked away to this hidden rooftop gem open select nights during the holiday season. After an evening of rooftop skating, our comfortable coach will be ready to carry you on to your next adventure.

Address: 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Phone: (305) 604-1000

Marvel at the Biltmore’s Spectacular Holiday Decor

The historic Biltmore Hotel goes all-out with its holiday decor every year, making it one of the best places in Miami to experience the Christmas spirit. The 150-foot lobby becomes a dazzling holiday spectacle with its massive, opulent Christmas tree front and center. The Giralda Ballroom also transforms into a winter wonderland with thousands of lights, poinsettias, and even falling snow. Be sure to check the Biltmore’s schedule for holiday meals, afternoon teas, live jazz, visits with Santa for the kids, and more. The grounds are open to the public to take in the spectacular decorations. Let our charter bus whisk your group away to this magnificent Coral Gables hotel to see the holiday splendor for yourself. We’ll handle parking and drop-off, leaving you time to enjoy the Biltmore’s old-world charm and festivities.

Address: 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: (855) 311-6903

Celebrate With Cuban Culture in Little Havana

Miami’s Cuban population brings lively culture to the holidays, especially in historic Little Havana. Join in the city’s unique Calle Ocho holiday celebration on December 17th. The Carnaval Miami is a free street festival with music, food, domino competitions, a domino museum, and the world’s longest dominos chain ceremony. Little Havana also has holiday-themed art walks to see work from local artists. Or come any time to take in the spirit of the season over a Cuban coffee or while watching locals play dominos at famous hangouts like Maximo Gomez Park.

Party Bus Bar Crawl on South Beach

For the 21+ crowd, few holiday adventures can beat a fun bar crawl down Ocean Drive aboard our party bus. Leave the planning and driving to us while you and your friends or coworkers hit up South Beach’s hottest bars and clubs. Some top spots include Mango’s Tropical Cafe for an outrageous drag queen show, an 80s night out at Kill Your Idol, or dancing on the sand at Nikki Beach Club. Our party bus can ferry your group seamlessly from one bar to the next, so you get more time to celebrate the season than hunt for parking.

Rent with Party Buses Miami to Hit Every Attraction

As you can see, Miami comes alive with holiday spirit in so many unique ways. From glittering light displays to Cuban culture, Art Deco sights to rooftop skating, there are endless ways to celebrate the season in this tropical destination. The best part is our charter buses and party bus rentals allow you to experience more holiday magic without the hassles. Leave the driving to us while you and your group relax and focus on creating Miami holiday memories that will last a lifetime. Call Party Buses Miami at (954) 507-6982 today to book comfortable transportation for your perfect Miami holiday getaway!