Event at Garden Area

Tree Lighting

Merrick Park 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Garden Area

Location pin iconShops at Merrick Park

Calendar icon Today: 6pm – 9pm

Merrick Park Holiday Traditions

Shops at Merrick Park is thrilled to host this annual tradition Merrick Park Holiday Traditions tree lighting ceremony. This annual signature event is a symbol of our commitment to the community and we look forward to seeing our loyal shoppers and others there to share the joy of the holiday season. Shops at Merrick Park will transform into a winter wonderland on November 21, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM with live performances by the Miami Royal Ballet, Coral Gables High School Choir & Band and Miami Senior High School Marching Band plus greetings from Santa Claus, holiday characters, giveaways and more. Light bites and beverages will be provided for sale from our Farmer's Market Food Vendors during event. 


Donate a new unwrapped toy to benefit and support a great cause for Nicklaus Children's Hospital.  Chances to win many prizes with every unwrapped toy donation, all winning tickets will be announced the following week.  

  • Event hosted by - Belkys Nerey, WSVN Channel 7 News Anchor - Mayor Raúl Valdéx-Fauli, City of Coral Gables - Matthew Love, Nicklaus Children’s Health System Interim President & CEO
  • Special Performances by - Miami Royal Ballet and Coral Gables High School Choir
  • Marching Performances before Santa's Arrival - Miami Senior High School Band and Coral Gables High School Drumline and Dancers
  • Special Guest Appearance - Santa Claus will arrive around 7:45 pm 

Special thanks to Nicklaus Children's Hospital in sponsoring this spectacular event!