PRESS RELEASES

Nov 18, 2019

The Coral Express at McBride Plaza to Bring Holiday Magic to Downtown Coral Gables

MIAMI – November 18, 2019 – The Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables, an autonomous non-profit organization dedicated to advancing commercial vitality in Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile, will host its second annual “The Coral Express at McBride Plaza” event from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at McBride Plaza (150 Miracle Mile). The free winter celebration will be packed with spirited holiday tradition for the entire family to enjoy.

Throughout the day-long event, attendees can participate in a variety of activities, ending the night with a holiday movie screening in the plaza. The full schedule of events is as follows:

  • 3 p.m. – Magician performance
  • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Free trolley rides throughout Downtown Coral Gables
  • 5 p.m. – Storytime with Mrs. Claus
  • 6 p.m. – Ugly sweater contest (all ages welcome)
  • 7 p.m. – Carolers performance
  • 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Screening of the movie Elf

“Due to its popularity last year, we’re excited to expand this event to bring even more holiday cheer to residents and visitors of Downtown Coral Gables with a full day of activities that will be sure to get everyone in the spirit of the season,” said Taciana Amador, Executive Director of The Business Improvement District. “Along with the lights and new decorations already on display along Miracle Mile, the street will truly become a winter wonderland.”

To learn more, please visit shopcoralgables.com.

About the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables

The Business Improvement District (BID) is an autonomous non-profit organization dedicated to advancing commercial vitality in Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile—a 19-block area in the city core designated as the District. Providing marketing and advocacy support for property owners and businesses, the BID counts among its members 370 businesses, of which approximately 260 are retail and restaurant establishments, as well as 128 property owners. Since its establishment in July 1997, BID has served as a catalyst for positive change spearheading myriad initiatives and events, including Giralda Under the Stars, Coral Gables Culinary Month, Halloween on the Mile and more. For more information, please visit: shopcoralgables.com.

 

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