Free Events to Celebrate Thanksgiving

With everyone getting busy and ready for the Holidays, sometimes we are in November and become clueless about how to celebrate.

Before Jolly Old St. Nick comes swarming in with presents! Although everyone likes to enjoy the season, attending events can get expensive. Since we know this is not what the spirit of the holidays is about, here are a few ideas for you and your family to celebrate Thanksgiving for free.

Picture this: a fantastic parade with all your favorite celebrities and professional athletes. The best part? It is completely free. The Annual Winternational Parade will take place on November 28, starting at 10:00 am along 125th Street from NE 6th Avenue to 12th Avenue in North Miami. Dance troupes, bands, and professional floats are just a few of the exciting features. Be sure to get there early to get a great spot!

First of all, take a walk on the Everglades. Do you want to work for your appetite? Why not take a couple of hours with your friends and family and enjoy nature and the outdoors. After all, South Florida is known for its breathtaking landscape. Since the dry season is approaching, you will get the chance to spot some alligators, manatees, and many bird species migrating. Click here:

Let’s all decorate Christmas Cookies at The Hollywood Branch Library. Nothing says a jolly holiday season like warm, delightfully decorated cookies. So due to your sweet tooth, spend a fun afternoon with the kiddos on November 15th –starting at 3:00 pm –filled with marshmallows, sprinkles, and chocolate chips. Isn’t that sweet? Call find out more about their events: 954-357-7760

Spend Thanksgiving at VOUS. This bash is all about fun in the community besides the games and prizes, make your memories last at the dance parties, contests, and petting zoo! If you are part of the VOUS community, simply register for a day filled with surprises! The date is November 23rd, beginning at 11:00 am Jose de Diego 3100 Northwest 5 Avenue. Click here for further info

New crowd foundation – Annual community resource fair. Most importantly, can you think of anything more fun for your family than spending an entire day with music, prizes, giveaways, and many activities for the children? To finish up the day, Turkey and other “goodies” will be given away. The date is November 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at 6301 Northeast 2nd Avenue.

Christmas Tree Lighting at Bayfront Park. On November 29th, be prepared to be marveled at the fantastic Christmas tree located at Bayfront Park. There will be local food trucks and music for visitors to enjoy. For more info, click on their website

Decorating cookies, participating in a fair, or simply walking through town, be ready to officially begin the happiest season in Miami at Thanksgiving.

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