For everyone dreaming of a reprieve from the cold and gloomy weather winter so often brings, look no further than Hallandale Beach, Florida. Located just a stone’s throw from Miami, Hallandale can be relied upon for the perfect blend of vacation serenity and big city fun.

December always brings an array of unique festivities to the area, most of which are holiday related. Visit us anytime in December and enjoy the southern Florida way of celebrating the season, holiday cheer with a side of sunshine. Here’s a sample of what’s happening in December:


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Symphony of Lights at The Village at Gulfstream Park


Delight your eyes with the stunning visual array of beautiful lights at the free outdoor light show at Gulfstream Park. The Symphony of Lights show is outside and takes place daily. Some days the show is accompanied by other seasonal festivities including Santa’s Arrival Party and Donuts with Santa. Enjoy the show every hour on the hour from 6 – 11 pm.

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Caribbean Classic at Gulfstream Park

Saturday, December 8th

For only the second time in history, the iconic Thoroughbred racing event known as The Caribbean Classic, also known as the Clasico del Caribe, will be held at Gulfstream Park. The event will feature some of the worlds top jockey’s, each riding incredibly talented Thoroughbred’s hailing from countries around the Caribbean. Aside from watching the horses race, you can expect delicious food and dance-inducing tunes from the Caribbean and Latin America.

New England Patriots Vs. Miami Dolphins

Sunday, December 9th

If you’ve never been to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida for a football game, then you’ve been missing out! For those locals and visitors alike who love football, celebrate the season by attending a game between two great teams, our local Dolphins and the New England Patriots on Sunday, December 9th. Find tickets here.

Christmas Near The Beach

Saturday, December 15th

Have you ever wished to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season while being somewhere warm and tropical? Well, that’s the life we live every single year, and you’re more than welcome to come and enjoy it with us! Celebrate Christmas the way southern Floridians do by 1. being in South Florida and 2. attending the Christmas Near the Beach Festival. For an entire day, hang out near the beach enjoying choir, ballet, drama performances, vendors, Christmas decor and more.

Holiday Yoga Brunch

Sunday, December 16th

Get your stretch, strengthening, and zen on all at once at this all-levels yoga class. After the invigorating yoga class, enjoy a delicious brunch! Yoga and brunch are truly a match made in Santa’s workshop!

In between fun festivities, sit back and relax right here in the center of it all at Beachwalk Resort

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