Giving to those who need the most is what the Christmas spirit is all about. We are so busy living our day-to-day lives that sometimes we forget how lucky we are, but there’s always a chance to help. Luckily, there are many holiday charity events in Miami that allow you to give back while having a great time doing so.

Les Twins Miami Workshop and Charity Event

You may recognize Les Twins as being the current NBC World of Dance Champions. On December 15th, they’re inviting you to take part in this dance workshop at the Jose Marti Gym in Miami. With the purchase of a VIP ticket, you can also get to meet Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, professionally known as Les Twins. All proceeds from this event will go to relief efforts that help those affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria. Tickets are range from $60-$130. 

The Nutcracker Presented by Miami City Ballet

Witness this magical holiday production of George Balanchine’s Nutcracker in the Ziff Opera House At The Adrienne Arsht Center on 1300 Biscayne Boulevard. This holiday charity event will be held on December 17th and will benefit the Miami City Ballet, which is one of the most respected ballet training schools in America. Annually granting approximately $500,000 in scholarships, the academy trains hundreds of young students every year, delivers summer programs, and even has an adult division. Tickets are $5 for all ages and the event starts at 6:30 p.m.

Christmas @ the Art Gallery

ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale is hosting this gallery viewing that includes food, entertainment, music, and more. Join in for a great time and a good cause at this holiday charity event on December 22nd. Tickets are just $10 if you buy them in advance or you can buy them for $15 at the door. All proceeds will go to supporting orphanages Haiti. Canned good donations are also welcome.

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Snow Ball Gala

The annual Snow Ball Gala hosted by Liga Contra el Cancer will be held Saturday, December 9th at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. This holiday charity event in Downtown Miami honors those that have treated and cared for the Liga Contra el Cancer patients, while also benefiting hundreds of patients that are uninsured or have low-income, but that are always welcome at Liga. Single tickets are $300 but there are other packages available too.

The Bass Ball 2017

Benefiting one of Miami’s most important art museums, The Bass. Since opening in 1964 on 2100 Collins Avenue, The Bass displays unique contemporary art exhibitions and offers great educational programs for its visitors. Join in on this charity event for an entertaining night hosted by CHANEL that features dinner, dancing, and live performances. The fundraiser supports the museum’s exhibitions and programs. Tickets for the gala are $1,500 or you can reserve a table of eight for $12,000. 

By participating in any of these holiday charity events you will also be contributing to a good cause. It’s a great way to give back to the community and helping those who have been less fortunate. If you’re interested in other holiday events in Miami, be sure to check out our website at 305area. Did we miss any important charity events? Mention them by commenting below. We also have a full list of New Year's Eve Miami events at 305area, so check out all the fun! 

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