Miami Dade College’s North Campus to Host Children’s Holiday Dec. 14

Miami, Dec. 2, 2019 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will transform again into a winter wonderland for its annual Children’s Holiday at North, which kicks off with Santa’s arrival from the North Pole on Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

A spectacular parade made up of Santa’s little helpers, Toy Soldiers, several Disney characters and exciting marching bands will commence immediately after Santa’s arrival. Children will also be able to take a picture with Santa or hear a story from Mrs. Claus herself.

Children will experience South Florida-style sledding on a 12-foot mountain of snow as well as several live performances that include a Polynesian dance group, a hip-hop dance team, a rendition of Disney Descendants, a Holiday Ballet and much more.

In addition, there will be numerous educational and cultural interactive learning activities such as the Youth in Agriculture Pavilion, which features a petting zoo, a Human Rights Tent, the M-DCPS Magnet Schools Zone, STEM Interactive LEGO Tent and the Holidays-Around-the-World Center which showcases global holiday customs.

Children will also have the opportunity to do some arts and crafts at Santa’s Pavilion and take pictures with princesses and characters at their respective tents.  They can also learn about overall wellness and receive dental hygiene or blood pressure services at the Health Pavilion.

Families are encouraged to donate one new toy for needy children in the community.

For more information, please call 305-237-1141