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Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights to be dazzling fusion of music and Light

Get ready for a dazzling Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights this December, as iconic South Beach locations turn into vibrant canvases of light and music.

Brace yourselves for a magical holiday season as Miami Beach gets ready to dazzle with the first-ever Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights. Presented by the Miami Beach Classical Music Festival (MMF), this three-week extravaganza will transform South Beach into a mesmerizing blend of music, light, and festive cheer from December 1 through December 23.

A mesmerizing transformation: lights, music, and joy

Imagine iconic South Beach landmarks like Lincoln Road, The Betsy, and The Gabriel South Beach comes alive with cutting-edge projection-mapping technology. These architectural wonders will turn into interactive exhibits featuring intricate lighting designs synchronized with captivating visuals. Each performance will offer a unique fusion of light and music, turning South Beach into a living canvas of enchantment.

  • Lincoln Road’s Euclid Oval (Dec. 1 & 2, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.): Immerse yourself in the company of beloved holiday characters, enjoy live orchestral music, and witness the magic of the season.
  • The Gabriel South Beach (Dec. 15 & 16, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.): Let your imagination roam as projection mapping visuals adorn all the hotel buildings, creating a visual spectacle.
  • The Betsy Hotel (Dec. 22 & 23, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.): Experience a captivating holiday show where music, lights, and projection mapping blend seamlessly.
A lit up stage at the Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights: A symphony of tradition and innovation

The mastermind behind this extraordinary event is Michael Rossi, the founder, and artistic director of MMF. The Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights promises a diverse range of musical genres that celebrate the rich tapestry of international holiday traditions. Rossi expresses his enthusiasm, “We can't wait to share this unique experience with our community and visitors alike.”

The 2023 edition of MMF marks its 10th anniversary, and this event is a milestone in itself. MMF is renowned for pioneering immersive symphony and opera experiences. It was the first to introduce 360-degree projection mapping technology in live performances, leaving audiences in awe.

Don't miss out on the enchantment. Join the celebration and experience the magic of light and music at South Beach's most iconic locations. For more information about the Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights performance schedule and event details, visit And to keep up with the latest Miami and Greater Florida news, don’t forget to subscribe to Calle Ocho News.

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