Holiday Activities in Coral Gables

by | Nov 11, 2022 | Travel, City Adventure | 0 comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the perfect time to give yourself the gift of THesis. From holiday shopping to places to see dazzling lights, experience the holiday cheer with our top holiday activities in Coral Gables.

Thanksgiving at Orno

Begin the holiday season with Thanksgiving at Orno Restaurant. On Thursday, November 24, from 2–8 pm, Chef Niven Patel will be serving a delicious Thanksgiving menu. For $85 per person, enjoy a 4-course meal.

  • 1st course: Wahoo Crudo- cranberry tartare, mint
  • 2nd course: Pumpkin Soup- crème fraiche, pepitas
  • 3rd course: (to be served family style)
    • Wood Roasted Tilefish- farm beans, saffron aioli
    • Herb Crusted Turkey Roulade
    • Farm Creamed Spinach
    • Roasted Yams w/ honey butter
  • 4th course: Dessert

Reservations encouraged.


Immerse yourself in an enchanted forest when NightGarden, Miami’s light spectacular, returns to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden this holiday season. Wander through the completely transformed garden’s 23-acre magical fairyland. Embark on a Fairy Quest, watch an awe-inspiring light show, or have a conversation with the talking tree. To top it all off, you can sample food and drinks from some of Miami’s best foodtrucks on site.

Actor’s Playhouse Christmas Shows

Enjoy a classic Christmas tale at the Actor’s Playhouse in Downtown Coral Gables. When in town, you won’t want to miss the storybook musical “A Christmas Carol” or “Million Dollar Quartet Musical,” perfect for all ages.

RFT Holiday Trunk Show | Dreaming of a Pink Christmas

Stop by the Paseo Courtyard on Saturday, December 10, from 10 am–2 pm for a Holiday Trunk Show, hosted by local influencer, Adriana Ortega, or Red for Thought (RFT). Enjoy a festive atmosphere and get some holiday shopping in with over 30 local woman-owned vendors.

Countdown to Christmas Celebration

Join us in the Paseo Courtyard for our Countdown to Christmas Celebration. On Tuesday, December 20, from 4–6 pm, we’ll have family-friendly activities, including a train ride, hot chocolate and cookie station, and more holiday surprises!

Holidays Hotel Package at THesis

When you choose THesis for a holiday getaway you can pair twinkling light installations and festive events with seasonal cocktails and island-inspired eats. Immerse yourself in a magical winter wonderland and book your stay today with our Holiday Hotel Package—a THoughtful THesis Holiday. Enjoy festive treats, like chocolate and champagne, when you book your stay for any time between November 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

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