Head to the endless string of beaches and boardwalks ringing Miami Beach for your holiday weekend. Our writers give you a heads up on your must-do's, time on the beach, dancing, celebrations and new places.

A Fresh Take on Traditional Christmas

The thing about Miami Beach is that so many things are happening all at once. Street festivals, atriums full of dance music and festive decorations along the beaches. Christmas doesn’t end the day after the holiday or the night before the new year.

Sweet and Spicy Seafood at TABANA

The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of the year at TABANA Miami Beach. The intimate venue is serving up a special fish display for four courses. Plus, an open bar and Jamaican tasting menu. They will be offering some of the most in-demand dishes in Caribbean cuisine including Pollo San Miguel, Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Scrambled Eggs with Jerk Corn-Fried Fish and Shepherd’s Scrambled Eggs with Jamaican Jerk Pork, as well as some of their signature dishes. Start your holiday celebrations by sinking your teeth into some of the hot Caribbean flavors.

Friendsgiving at Tacolicious

For those who want a little something extra this holiday season, head to Tacolicious for a friend Thanksgiving dinner. They will be featuring special foods from New York and New Jersey food truck operators on Friday night for the day of feasting. Plus they will be doing a dine-in dinner on Saturday night, which is when their adult meal kicks off.

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Queen Eliza Parlour: Live at the Zipper Room

Parlour is a club that started in New York in 2013. A member of the club’s alumni, Miami is their first foray outside of New York. It opened its doors on Dec. 7 in a 10,000 square foot warehouse building on Miami Beach.

Frank Stefanko Jazz Shop Miami Beach

Frank Stefanko Jazz Shop is a special artist hub for South Florida artists to be an entrepreneur. It is open to the public as an art and music showcase space. They will be showing artists with different media, including street, abstract, digital, textural and mixed media at the gallery-style venue.

Do something different with your family this holiday weekend. Check out our guide to celebrate the holiday season in South Florida.