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CityPlace Doral To Host Kick-Off Event for Its Annual ‘Light Up The Night’ Extravaganza

All is merry and bright at CityPlace Doral! From Nov. 17–Dec. 31, 2022, the community is invited to enjoy CityPlace Doral’s “Light Up The Night” winter wonderland extravaganza featuring multi-colored LED lighting on the center’s Christmas tree and palm trees lining the outdoor shops, as well as a colorful waterfall display choreographed to everyday favorites and holiday classics. A 10-minute light show will begin at the top of every hour from 7-11 p.m.

The “Light Up The Night” kick-off event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6 – 8 p.m., and is free and open to the public. Guests will experience a tree lighting ceremony with City of Doral’s dignitaries at 6:30 p.m., a fountain light show, magical snowfall, arts and crafts, special appearances by Rudolph, Frosty, Santa and more. Telemundo 51 host Kerly Ruiz will emcee the event. Guests can also enjoy hot chocolate and a cookie station provided by Sloan’s and holiday coffee station provided by Juan Valdez.

Guests will also enjoy a live performance by Cuban-American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress Monique Abbadie, best known for her appearance on NBC’s “The Voice,” where her audition garnered the coveted four-chair turn.

CityPlace Doral is partnering with Jackson Health Foundation this holiday season to donate new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages being treated at Holtz Children's Hospital. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 16, participating CityPlace Doral retailers are placing collection boxes at their locations to encourage shoppers to donate new unwrapped gifts for children of all ages, from infants to teens. Shoppers can also support with monetary donations through a QR Code that will be placed at each of the participating retailers’ registers. Boxes will be placed throughout the center during the “Light Up The Night” kick-off event. Jackson Health Foundation is the fundraising arm of Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade County’s public health system with seven hospitals, a network of UHealth Jackson Urgent Care centers, and multiple primary and specialty care centers.

Toys can be dropped off at the following participating CityPlace Doral retailers by Friday, Dec. 16: Marina Kids, Styles Boutique Miami, CMX Cinebistro, Suviche, Novecento, Brimstone, Chico Malo, Miami Improv, Copper Blues and D&A.

To celebrate the holiday season, visitors are encouraged to take a holiday photo or snap a selfie and tag @CityPlaceDoral for a chance to be featured on the center’s social media accounts.


Light Up The Night Kick-Off Event: Thursday, Nov. 17, 6 – 8 p.m.

Light Up The Night Festival: Thursday, Nov. 18-Saturday, Dec. 31, A 10-minute light show will begin at the top of every hour from 7-11 p.m.


CityPlace Doral

8300 NW 36th Street

Doral, FL 33166


All events are FREE and open to the public.

About CityPlace Doral:

CityPlace Doral is an attractive leisure destination offering a collection of memorable dining, shopping, wellness and entertainment experiences. Featuring 250,000 square feet of retail space, CityPlace Doral is a master-planned, mixed-use development nestled in the dynamic employment center of Doral in the heart of Miami-Dade County. CityPlace Doral combines the vision of world-renowned architects, designers and artists creating the next crown jewel of prosperous dining, entertainment and upscale shopping in one of South Florida’s growing cities. CityPlace Doral includes more than 40 dining, shopping and entertainment destinations for all palettes and walks of life, and the property’s entertainment retail component is anchored by a roster of first-class tenants from all over the country. For more information, visit or call 786.693.1849. Join the conversation and follow CityPlace Doral on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter at @CityPlaceDoral.

By ML Staff. Images courtesy of CityPlace Doral


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