The holidays are around the corner and there are only a few weeks left for everyone to complete their holiday shopping list. Pero like, shopping for loved ones can be super hard and stressful you know? Don’t fret though! We have some great last-minute ideas that make for the perfect, unforgettable gift.
Experiential gifting is the perfect way to connect with friends and family during the holidays, and boy do we have some recommendations! Gift your loved ones something they’ll remember for years to come, from an immersive art exhibit to a full-blown cabaret experience. You’re sure to find the perfect gifts with our ultimate experiential gift guide below:
Why not explore Hawkins together? This epic pop-up store based on the Netflix hit series Stranger Things is the perfect gift for someone who loves a little adventure! Hop on your bikes and join El and the gang to discover an 80s kinda world where demogorgons and vines wander. Explore all of your favorite locations from the show, like Hawkins High, Starcourt Mall or even the Palace Arcade all while shopping for an array of exclusive merch like rad tee-shirts, awesome posters, and nostalgic candy favorites. Reserve your spot to skip the line now!
Alternatively, if your loved one really enjoys holiday lights, why not surprise them with a couple of tickets to NightGarden: A Magical Light Experience? This dazzling light show will take you on a magical jouney through the 83-acre Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Stroll through the wonderland of lights featuring rainbow colored paths, technicolor flowers, an enchanting fairy experience, and – of course – a wise talking tree among it all! You can book tickets here.
3-6. Candlelight Concerts
For all those date nights you missed, these dreamy concerts bathed in candlelight are sure to make up for it! From holiday specials, enchanting dinners, ballet classics and iconic tributes, let beautiful melodies wash over you both for an intimate night in an illuminated setting that’s sure to put you at ease. Below are some holiday experiences we’re especially excited about, but you can opt for a Candlelight gift card to make for a great present if you’re unsure about what to pick:
- Candlelight Open Air: Holiday Special featuring “The Nutcracker” and More – Dec. 11, 18, 22 at The Plaza Turf in Jungle Island
- Candlelight Fort Lauderdale: Holiday Special featuring “The Nutcracker” and More – Dec. 23 at Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale
- Candlelight Open Air: Holiday Jazz and Soul Classics feat. Ella Fitzgerald – Dec. 21 at the Curtiss Mansion
- Candlelight Ballet: Featuring Tchaikovsky and More – Dec. 17 at the Scottish Rite Temple
The incredible immersive Van Gogh exhibition at the Olympia Theatre is the perfect experience to gift everyone, from art lovers to VR enthusiasts and beyond. Step right inside Van Gogh’s iconic works with state-of-the-art video mapping and projections. Reserve your tickets today!
For the cinephile in your life, the AMC Black Ticket grants admission to any 2D movie at any time in participating AMC Theatres. Take advantage of this discounted price for a movie ticket that never expires, so you can recline in your chair with some popcorn and catch the next big blockbuster.
Give the gift of an unforgettable night with tickets to this ‘spectacular’ burlesque show. Taking place in the heart of Brickell, burlesque production Spectacular Spectacular features an enthralling narrative, astounding acrobatics, and even an aerial show. So get your tickets and enjoy these stunning performers in a classy and seductive performance unlike any other you’ve seen. Make sure to snag your tickets here!
With so many wonderful experiences to choose from, why not let them pick what they’d like best. Purchase a Fever gift card and browse through the endless amounts of events and experiences going on in the city, including the memorable ones we’ve outlined in this list. Dollar amounts begin at $25. Select one here.