Known for its dance music since the 1970s, Miami has rhythm flowing through its urban veins. From world-class symphony orchestras to opera, its music scene is varied and happening. In keeping with the Magic City’s appetite for music, Candlelight concerts are offering something entirely different at breathtaking venues across the city.
Simply sit back and enjoy while a talented string quartet serenades you with classical renditions of legendary songs. From tributes to Adele to celebrations of traditional composers, there are plenty of Candlelight shows to choose from.
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Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables: A Colorful Venue
The Colonnade building is situated in the heart of Coral Gables—a planned community developed in the 1920s by George Merrick. Before becoming a hotel, the Colonnade has played many roles including that of a pilot training facility, a World War II parachute factory, and housed the Colonnade Movie Studios. Today, Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables is a sight to behold with its dramatic architecture, original art collection, glass chandeliers, and grand staircase.
Coral Gables Congregational Church: Honoring History
Founded in 1923, the church is the oldest established building in Coral Gables. George Merrick built Coral Gables Congregational Church to honor his father, a Congregational Minister. The local community know the church for its impressive music and arts program, Early Childhood Center, outreach program, and role as a “place of solace, sanctuary, and spiritual growth”. It is also providing the setting for a selection of sensational Candlelight concerts.
The Plaza Turf – Jungle Island: Tropical Surroundings
Open-air Candlelight concerts are returning to this exciting venue in Miami. Not only is Jungle Island a zoological park, it is also a well-known destination for special events thanks to its Treetop Ballroom and stunning outdoor spaces. Beginning as Parrot Jungle in 1936, Jungle Island has developed into a jungle of exotic animals including twin orangutans and over 300 vibrant birds. You can find this tropical oasis between downtown Miami and South Beach.
Scottish Rite Temple MIA: An Elaborate Art Deco Temple
In the 1920s, the temple was constructed to house all of the Masonic organizations in Miami. The building is an example of Egyptian architecture and is adorned with countless striking features. Steps lead up to an impressive portico where four columns add to the beauty of this gem completed in 1923. From World War II to Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the temple has survived a challenging history—“built for another day and time, it challenges the imagination to adequately describe it.”
Savor Cinema: Miami’s Most Charming Venue
Behind its Mediterranean doors and stained glass windows, the Savor Cinema is a 220-250 seat arthouse theater. You’ll find plush seating, the John Mager Courtyard, a full bar, and state-of-the-art sound system. Originally named after Tornatore’s film, Cinema Paradiso, the church turned theater became Savor Cinema in 2016.
If your looking for somewhere to watch Indie and international films or to rent a breathtaking space for a special occasion, this charming picturehouse in Fort Lauderdale has everything you need, including the Candlelight series!
The Candlelight series is full of surprises when it comes to the venues hosting its spellbinding performances. The Magic City’s warm weather and Art Deco style allow for one-of-a-kind outdoor and indoor performances.
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other and you won’t want to miss out.
Note that for the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.