Community & Culture Miami-Dade County

Village of Merrick Park Tree Lighting Ceremony 2017

Village of Merrick Park Tree Lighting Ceremony 2017Thursday, November 16, 6:30pm-9pm – Shops at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables

Shops at Merrick Park, Coral Gables’ pristine destination for fine shopping and dining, invites families and children of all ages to attend its spectacular annual tree lighting ceremony sponsored by the Lennar Foundation Medical Center of University of Miami Health System. The magical evening will begin with Santa’s grand arrival down San Lorenzo Avenue on the Coral Gables Fire Department’s fire truck where Master of Ceremonies Belkys Nerey, award-winning co-anchor of WSVN Channel 7 News, will join Ben Riestra, chief administrative officer of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, to illuminate the tree signaling the official start of holiday shopping season. Attendees will be treated to live performances by the Miami Royal Ballet, greetings from holiday characters, a refreshment station, giveaways and more. A roster of stand-out retailers will also pop-up throughout the garden with special promotions and gifts. The holiday tree will remain standing until January 2018 for shoppers to view and pose with. @ShopMerrickPark