7 Things to Do In South Florida This December

Dec 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

PARTY ON THE WATER

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade returns to the water on Dec. 15. Watch as dozens of boats float down the Intracoastal decorated with a “Best of the ’80s” theme. This year’s grand marshall is American singer, songwriter and actor Huey Lewis. (Ticket prices vary; winterfestparade.com)

The Nightmare Before Christmas

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE

Christmas The Broward Center will kick off its Classical Series with Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on Dec. 13 at the Au-Rene Theater. The South Florida Symphony Orchestra will perform Grammy Award-winning composer Danny Elfman’s score, while the haunting holiday classic is screened. (Tickets from $35; browardcenter.org)

BOCA BOAT PARADE

Boca Raton will offer a Holiday Boat Parade on Dec. 22 along the Intracoastal. Bring the whole family to watch as decorated boats travel down the waterway for a festive evening. (free; myboca.us)

THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE

For the 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will return to the BB&T Center on Dec. 14 for its winter tour. The multi-sensory extravaganza, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” will tell the timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysteriously abandoned theater. (Tickets from $34; thebbtcenter.com)

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

CELEBRATE

2019 Ring in the New Year in Delray Beach on the grounds of Old School Square. Activities will include a carousel, mini-golf, ice skating and a fireworks finale beginning at 9 p.m. This month through Jan. 1, locals can check out the famous 100-foot Christmas tree, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. (Prices vary; 100ftchristmastree.com)

VEGFEST

The third annual South Florida VegFest returns Dec. 1 in Fort Lauderdale at the War Memorial Auditorium. Sample and purchase specialty vegan foods, listen to engaging speakers and learn all about a plant-based lifestyle. ($20; vegfestexpos.com)

Marika Bournaki

THE SYMPHONIA

Head to Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School on Dec. 2 for The SYMPHONIA’s Connoisseur Concert. The event will welcome guest conductor Gerard Schwarz and internationally known Marika Bournaki as the piano soloist. (Ticket prices vary; thesymphonia.org)


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