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20 Experiences to Enjoy at Aventura Mall

December 31, 2019

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The New Year is here, and you’ve probably already outlined all your resolutions for 2020. But while you’re getting started on your goals and making new and exciting plans, we’ve put together 20 ways you can indulge at Aventura Mall as we kick off the new decade. Interested? Read on to learn more.

Shop ‘til You Drop

Aventura Mall offers something for every shopper, whether you’re looking for luxury boutiques showcasing the most iconic brands in the world like Gucci and Burberry to popular brands like Adidas and Zara discover why Aventura Mall is the best mall in Miami.

Foodie Destination – We have it all

You’ll find more than 50 incredible restaurants and eateries at Aventura Mall offering something to please every palate. Whether you’re craving sushi from Pubbelly’s, tiraditos and causas from CVI.CHE 105, or barbecue fusion from International Smoke, you’ll find plenty of mouthwatering options at the best mall in South Florida.

Join our Guided Art Tour

Did you know that Aventura Mall hosts complimentary guided art tours on the first Tuesday evening of every month? Each tour offers an inside look at the Arts Aventura Mall Collection, which includes more than 20 incredible pieces by world-renowned artists including Takashi Murakami & virgil Abloh, Carsten Höller, Robert Indiana, and more. Sign up for one of these informative hour-long wanders, which end with a visit (and ride) down the Aventura Slide Tower. You can RSVP for tours here.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and sweet experience at Candytopia

If you have a sweet spot for sweet things, there’s no better place to indulge in 2020 than Candytopia. Dubbed “a sprawling sanctuary of confectionery bliss,” this interactive art installation features all sorts of dreamy decadent delights, from a marshmallow tsunami to flying unicorn pigs.  Get your golden tickets here.

Bring on the SLIME at Nickelodeon’s Slime City

Nickelodeon’s Slime City is an unforgettable pop-up adventure chock-full of incredible photo opportunities for the whole family. We don’t want to ruin the surprise, so you’ll have to buy a ticket and check it out for yourself! Find out more and get your tickets here.

Slide into the New Year on the Aventura Slide Tower

You’ve probably seen it on Instagram feed. Now, experience Aventura’s 93-foot tall slide tower for yourself! Promoting joy—or a feeling of “somewhere between delight and madness”—was Höller’s purpose when he created Aventura Slide Tower. The impressive tubular creation by Belgian artist Carsten Höller spirals up into the sky and is a must-try attraction — and the ultimate way to slide into 2020.

Give in to Your Culture Craving

Aventura Mall brings culture and music together all year long. From local performers and artists, to interactive collaborative events in partnership with non-profit organizations such as the Little Dreamers Foundation, Hip Hop Kidz, graduates from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music and more, there’s always something exciting going on at the best mall in South Florida. Check the Happenings page to stay updated on fun events.

Miami’s New Sought-Out Venue: LEVEL THREE

One of Miami’s most coveted venues for events, LEVEL THREE at Aventura Mall is the perfect spot to host any special occasions you have coming up this year. From weddings and milestone anniversaries to birthdays and baby showers, no celebration is too big or small for this gorgeous space.

Frolic through the Water Features of Gorillas In The Mist

Designed by twins Nikolai and Simon Haas, the Gorillas in the Mist art installation is a unique fountain made up of three huge bronze gorillas and four bronze trees. Simultaneously serene and thought-provoking, this work of art also doubles as a playground built with kids in mind. Bring your little ones to experience this incredible piece and start the new year with a healthy dose of fun and artistic inspiration.

Start the New Year with plenty of LOVE

Our LOVE sculpture is an Instagrammer’s dream come true. Created by renowned artist Robert Indiana, this incredible 8-foot-tall by 8-foot-long creation mirrors famous pieces around the world in cities like New York, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and other hot spots throughout Asia, Europe, and Canada. It’s on permanent display next to Aventura Mall’s Tap 42 restaurant on the Upper Level.

Snag Selects from the Aventura Market: Farmers & Artisans

This year, resolve to support the local community. Head to The Aventura Market: Farmers & Artisans on Saturdays and Sundays during mall hours and browse locally-made artisan breads, pressed juices, fresh fruit, bespoke teas, honey, handmade goods and more. Check the Happenings page for more information.

Add a New Member to Your Family by Adopting A Pet

Welcome a furry new addition to your home at Aventura Mall’s weekly pet adoption event, hosted in partnership with The Humane Society of Greater Miami. From 2-5 p.m. every Wednesday through Friday and Sundays, come to the lower level of the mall by Ann Taylor and connect with some pups and cats in need of a home.

Sit in for an Interactive “Today at Apple” Session

Aventura Mall is home to the largest Apple store in South Florida, but its size and incredible design isn’t the only thing that makes this tech outpost special. Visitors to the Aventura Mall Apple store can participate in “Today at Apple,” a series of hands-on skill sessions focusing on topics that range from photography to design and evening coding. Sign up here and learn a new skill in 2020.

Get to Stepping at our Fitness Walk

What better way to start the new decade than by taking charge of your fitness? Aventura Mall makes it easy to take the first step toward your health and wellness goals with tri-weekly indoor fitness walks every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-10 a.m., starting on the Lower Level by Bloomingdales. The best part? They’re free!

Level Up Your Beauty Game

Get your Beauty on at Aventura Mall with many makeup brands to inspire the beauty queen in you. Head to Sephora and amp up your beauty collection of makeup, skincare, hair care, and more and sign up for their tutorial makeup classes. For the ultimate new ‘do, check out the newly launched Marie Robinson salon, specializing in the best cuts, color treatments, blow-drys, styling and more. And finally, pump up the glam with a mani-pedi combo at Ocean Breeze Nails and waltz into the new year looking your best!

Catch a Flick at AMC Theaters

From action-packed thrillers to laugh-out-loud rom-coms, the 24-screen 80,000 square foot AMC Theater at Aventura Mall is the perfect place to catch all the newest movie releases. Bring a date and enjoy the theater’s LoveSeat stadium seating, or bring the whole family, and kick the new year off with a movie and a big tub of popcorn.

Sweat or Spa it Out at Equinox

Get started on your resolutions with a sweat session at Equinox, where you can choose from group fitness classes, personal training, or solo workouts using state-of-the-art equipment. Then, treat yourself to a relaxing treatment at Equinox’s full-service spa.

It’s Playtime at Peppermint Park!

Peppermint Park is a kid’s dream come true! This whimsical oasis offers a mix of classic and contemporary toys and collectibles, plus plenty of nostalgia-inducing surprises like a vintage 25-cent candy machine and a vibrant playground jungle gym. You’ll find all kinds of childhood-inspired playthings here from brands like Sanrio®, tokidoki, Nickelodeon, Miffy and more. Follow Peppermint Park on Instagram (@peppermintparkmia) for updates on in-store events and activities.

Give Back to the Community with our Little Free Library Stations

Start the new year with a great new book, courtesy of our Little Free Library stations. Just visit the Lower Level near the Rainbow Valley Playground, the Lower Level Bloomingdales Wing, or Ample Hills, and discover plenty of gently used family-friendly books for readers of all ages. You’re welcome to pick up a book or donate one of your own for another shopper to discover. It’s the best way to give back to a community of fellow book lovers

Fill Your Day with Play at  Rainbow Valley Playground

Treat your little ones to a fun-filled day! The Rainbow Valley Playground at Aventura Mall is the first indoor children’s playground designed by contemporary artists, and it’s packed with interactive activities designed to inspire creativity in kids. Come check it out at its new location on the Lower Level in front of JCPenny. And mark your calendars for the second Thursday of the month, when the Miami-Dade Learning Partnership returns with unforgettable singing and play activities as part of our Kid’s Club program. Check out more information here.

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