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Celebrate Christmas & New Year’s with Us at Our 2016 Holiday Dinners in Miami

2016 Holiday Dinners in Miami

Join us for our Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve dinner in Miami.

Decking the halls is not the only thing we’ll be doing to ring in the holidays; our talented culinary team has created two incredible menus for the holidays! On the eves of Christmas and New Years, we’ll be serving up incredible three-course meals that will have you feeling merry before you head out to ring in the holidays. All of us at the Hilton Miami Downtown cordially invite you to join us for our 2016 holiday dinners in Miami.

Spending Christmas Eve in Miami? Dine with us before Santa makes his rounds. Our Christmas Eve dinner in Miami will begin with your choice of she crab soup, beef and lobster carpaccio, or kale salad. For your entrée, choose between our beef tournedos Rossini – seared foie gras, brioche, scalloped potatoes, asparagus, and Perigourdine sauce, seared sea bass with baby beet and sautéed Swiss chard, cauliflower puree, and a Champagne emulsion, or open face ravioli with black truffle and baby vegetables. Our dinner will end with a holiday tasting featuring buche de noel, mignardise, and macaron.

For our Miami New Year’s Eve dinner, our feast begins with an appetizer, your choice of fresh Kumamoto oyster, poached Maine lobster, our kale salad. Our open face ravioli with black truffle and baby vegetables makes its return to our New Year’s Eve menu, along with our seared sea bass, which will be served with truffle mashed potatoes, oven dry tomatoes, baby spinach, and lemon grass consommé. We will also have seared prime ribs calotte with Ragout of wild mushroom, asparagus, roasted tomato and Brussels sprouts, potatoes gratin, and brown onion sauce. Dessert will include a tasting dessert trio, featuring assorted berry salad, Champagne Sabayon, Frasier, and opera chocolate cake.

Both dinners will be $50 per guest, $20 for children ages 5 – 12. Prices are exclusive of tax and gratuity.

If you’ll be celebrating the holidays in Miami, the Hilton Miami Downtown would love to be a part of your holiday experience. You’ll be dazzled by our newly renovated lobby, views of Downtown Miami and the Biscayne Bay, and luxurious beds. If you plan on attending some of the great holiday events in Miami, our hotel offers close proximity to some of our city’s best arts venues and a MetroMover station.


Happy Thanksgiving from the Hilton Miami Downtown!

Hilton Miami Downtown

We kindly offer our Thanksgiving greetings to all those celebrating and look forward to serving Thanksgiving dinner in Miami.

As many are getting ready to travel and sit down for dinner with family, friends, and loved ones, all of us at the Hilton Miami Downtown would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving!

We’re looking forward to celebrating this fall holiday in Miami and are reflecting on the things we’re thankful for. This year, we have been making some great changes at our hotel and thank our guests who have joined us and shared in our excitement for our new look in our lobby, guest rooms, and food and beverage outlets.

For those celebrating Thanksgiving in Miami and looking for a place to dine, we invite you to join us for our incredible three-course dinner. Dinner begins with appetizers, which will include Kabocha squash and pancetta corn chowder, kale salad with French, ninja, and watermelon radish, cherry tomatoes, fresh lemon, and olive oil dressing. Our main course is oven-roasted turkey with chestnut and cornbread stuffing, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, green beans and sweet potato flan with vanilla, orange, and cranberry chutney, and giblet sage gravy. Dinner ends with a delicious trio of pumpkin, apple, and pecan pies. Kids 5 and under are free, kids aged 6-12 are $18, and adults are $35 per person (plus 9% tax and 18% service charge). Our regular kids’ menu will also be available.

We hope you’ll be able to join us for Thanksgiving at the Hilton Miami Downtown! Our incredible menu will please your palate and allow you to spend the holiday relaxing. After a filling meal, rest peacefully in our Hilton Suite Dreams Beds or unwind by our rooftop pool and watch the sunset over the city. If you plan on shopping in Miami Black Friday, our hotel puts you in close proximity to the best holiday shopping in South Florida.

Happy Thanksgiving!


Wondering Where to Holiday Shop in Miami? Here’s Your Guide.

Where to Holiday Shop in Miami

If you’re making your list and checking it twice, do your holiday shopping in Miami.

The holiday season is just days away, and if you’re in the spirit of giving, it’s time to start searching for the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Sunny South Florida is home to incredible shopping centers, malls, and boutiques, which are filled with both unique items and the top trending gadgets and toys for 2017. If you’re wondering where to holiday shop in Miami, we’ve compiled a list of a few locations worth checking out.

Bayside Marketplace
Enjoy waterfront shopping at Bayside Marketplace, Miami’s open-air shopping center. Here, you’ll find a wide array of shops, including popular mall shops, Italian men’s fashions, cigars, and more. Take a break to treat yourself to delicious international dining options, or a cruise around the Biscayne Bay. There’s also great music to be heard through the center to make your shopping experience even merrier.

Dolphin Mall
Looking to do some outlet shopping in Miami? Head to the Dolphin Mall, where you’ll find the Banana Republic Factory Store, Bloomingdale’s – The Outlet Store, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and many more! If you’re shopping with the kids, be sure to also make some time to visit CinéBistro and Santa’s Flight Academy. During Thanksgiving weekend and for two weeks before Christmas and Hanukkah, the mall will have extended shopping hours.

Lincoln Road Mall
Hop over the causeway to shop at one of Miami Beach’s trendiest shopping malls! Designer brands, such as 7 for All Mankind, Armani, Lululemon Athletica, and Ted Baker inhabit this shopping mall, along with other popular trendy stores and international fashion boutiques. You’ll also find gifts for Fido at the Dog Bar.

Miracle Mile Downtown Coral Gables
Looking for specialty items and designer goods? You’ll definitely want to do some shopping in Coral Gables; you’ll find the stores you’re looking for along the Miracle Mile. Hundreds of stores, eateries, art galleries, and entertainment attractions make up this nearby shopping district.

The Hilton Miami Downtown offers close proximity to Miami’s best shopping malls, with convenient access to public transportation. If you plan on splurging during the holidays in Miami, our spacious guest rooms allow plenty of room to store your shopping bags and get your gift wrapping done. We proudly serve your favorite Starbucks beverages, so you can enjoy your favorite coffee drink and fuel up for your shopping trip.


Need a Holiday Party Venue in Miami? Join Us at the Hilton Miami Downtown!

Holiday Party Venue in Miami

Our flexible event space in Downtown Miami is perfect for your holiday event.

The halls are being decked and the spirit of the holiday season is already filling Miami. If you’re getting to celebrate with your business or organization, host a holiday party in Miami! Here at the Hilton Miami Downtown, our team is happy to help you plan your big event and with our flexible space and endless catering options, we’re the perfect holiday party venue in Miami for your soiree.

Whether your invite list is over a thousand, a few hundred, or a smaller group, our hotel features several rooms that can accommodate holiday parties of all sizes. Food is also a major aspect of a party, and our incredible talented catering team will ensure even the pickiest of palates are pleased and can handle special dietary restrictions and needs. In addition to our banquet menus, we proudly offer Glatt Kosher Catering and have a kitchen on-site strictly dedicated to Kosher Catering. After your guests ring in the holidays in style, they can rest peacefully in our spacious guest rooms, many of which have been recently updated.

The Hilton Miami Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Miami, with incredible amenities for all. Take in beautiful views of the Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline as you prepare for a festive evening. After a night of fun, our Hilton Suite Dreams beds will keep your guests comfortable.

Ready to book your holiday party in Miami? Fill out our request for proposal!


Embrace the Holiday Spirit at These 2016 Holiday Events in Miami

2016 Holiday Events in Miami

Celebrate the holidays in Miami at these fun events.

You may be thinking “Halloween was just this Monday”, but the holiday season in Miami is kicking off in just a few days. The halls will be decked, bells will be ringing, and Santa will be making his rounds. You won’t want to miss out on these 2016 holiday events in Miami!

Holiday Events at Dolphin Mall | November 11th – January 8th (select dates)
Looking to do some holiday shopping in Miami? Get a great deal at designer outlet and factory stores, while enjoying some fun holiday events and activities at the Dolphin Mall. From November 11th – December 24th, visit Santa and join his flight crew – kids will have a chance to try on a virtual flight suit, power up a sleigh, have some fun under the lights and snowfall, and more. Head to Ramblas Plaza for the Magical Snowfall November 23rd – January 8th for the Magical Snowfall daily at 7 PM and also at 9 PM Friday-Sunday (no snowfall on actual holiday dates). Fido and Whiskers aren’t left out of the fun either – on Wednesdays from December 7th – 21st, house pets 100 lbs. and under can get their photo taken with Santa.

Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade | December 17th
In Miami, even the boats owned by locals get illuminated for the holiday season. See nearly 75 watercraft sparkling in their holiday best in this year’s Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade. For the last 19 years, this parade has grown bigger and bigger each year. This holiday parade in Miami can be viewed at Bayfront Park, where food vendors, a DJ, and bounce house will all be present. The excitement continues at 9 PM with a fireworks show.

Santa’s Enchanted Forest | November 3rd – January 8th
One of the most beloved holiday attractions in Miami is opening shortly. At Santa’s Enchanted Forest, a holiday theme park in Miami, you’ll find rides for both kids and teens, South Florida’s largest Christmas tree, festive shows and games, tasty holiday treats, and more.

Ring in the holidays this season at the Hilton Miami Downtown! If you’re looking to explore our city during the most magical time of the year, you’ll find our hotel ideally located between some of Miami’s best holiday attractions. You’ll get plenty of rest in our stylish, yet comfortable guest rooms and enjoy relaxation in the sun by our rooftop pool. If you need a hotel for the holidays in Miami, we’d love to welcome you.