Bayfront Holiday Village

Bayfront Holiday Village in Downtown Miami

The merriest of shopping and activations to get you and your loved ones in the spirit of the season this Thanksgiving through Christmas Day. Featuring Family-Friendly events such as Santa’s Photo Studio, Animated Christmas Tree, Gnaughty Gnome Scavenger Hunt, North Pole Express Mail, and Santa Paws Dog Park, you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to create gift-wrapped family memories you’ll cherish for years to come!

Bayfront Holiday Village will transform Bayfront Park into a shopping and entertainment destination for locals and tourists alike.
About this Event
The Village will become one of Miami’s most iconic offerings during the holiday season. All accomplished while keeping high family values and a welcoming atmosphere. Come for the weather, stay for the great shopping and entertainment.
The Shops at Bayfront Holiday Village
A collection of hand-picked shops to help you get the most out of your holiday shopping. Pick out the perfect gift for friends and family – or maybe something up for yourself!
Animated Christmas Tree
The iconic 50-foot Christmas tree sits in the middle of the Park and is traditional… by most accounts. But once an hour, every hour, the park get quiet, the music revs up, and the tree displays one of the most unique animated light shows you’ll see anywhere.

The Shops at Bayfront Holiday Village
A collection of hand-picked shops to help you get the most out of your holiday shopping. Pick out the perfect gift for friends and family – or maybe something for yourself!
Bay Skate
Strap on your skates or rent your wheels right here at Bayfront Holiday Village. Skate around the tree and iconic fountain to skating’s favorite hits. Best of all, no need to bundle up – wear your shorts, this is Miami!
Bayfront Bites
We’ve gathered together South Florida’s top food trucks and offering to being our gusts an assortment of delectable bites. Sit back, enjoy a meal, and watch your kids skate. Take it all in.
North Pole Beach Club
Parents (and non-parents) can escape to the cocktail-themed oasis with traditional refreshments like Irish Coffee and Spiked Eggnog plus new concoctions like Peppermint Mojitos, Mistletoe Martinis, Glacier Iced Tea, and more. Over 21 only within the North Pole Lounge.
North Pole Express Post Office
Sit and write your letter to Santa and mail it right from Bayfront Holiday Village. Or feel free to bring in your own letters and we’ll make sure they get on the express route to the North Pole.
Santa Paws Dog Park
Bring along the family pet to enjoy the festivities at Bayfront Holiday Village. There will be plenty for your dog to enjoy in this purpose-built dog park right in the middle of all the action.
Gnauty Gnome Scavenger Hunt
Each participant receives a guidebook to help you navigate Bayfront Park and look for the right clues. Once you found all the gnomes and figured out the riddle, bring back the correct answer for your special prize!
Photo with Santa
Take a seat with the man himself and tell him exactly what you want for Christmas. But remember, don’t ask for too much – he knows who‘s been naughty or nice!

Mondays → Mistletoe Mingle
Tuesdays → Ugly Sweater Night
Wednesdays → Women Crush Wednesdays
Thursdays → SantaCon
Fridays → TBA
Saturdays → TBA
Sundays → Puppy Brunch

Opening Day → November 29th
Tree Lighting Ceremony → November 30th
Miami’s Largest Office Part → December 20th

FREE Transportation to Bayfront Holiday Village
Miami-Dade Transit Directions:
Take the always-free-to-ride Metromover to Bayfront Park station! Hop on the Metromover in downtown Miami, or connect via the Metrorail at Government Center or Brickell Metrorail stations. For more on planning your trip, download the Miami-Dade Transit Tracker app or visit

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