The Miracle on 136th Street Parade Marches in November 20th at The Falls

November 17, 2010

MIAMI, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The official start of the Holidays will get underway when the 14th annual Miracle on 136th Street Parade marches in to The Falls shopping center on November 20, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. See local marching bands, bag pipers, stilt walkers, a junkanoo band, Brazilian dancers, a Dixieland Band, local dignitaries, costumed characters, celebrities and more. The Holiday Parade features, Josie Loren, star of ABC family’s television drama series Make it or Break It as the Celebrity Grand Marshal. Culminating with the arrival of Santa, the Holiday Parade is free and open to the public. The Parade benefits the scholarship fund of the Miami-Dade County Fair.

Following the Parade, the lights of the season will come aglow at The Falls as hundreds of thousands of lights that showcase giant animal topiaries and elaborate water elements will illuminate the shopping center’s gardens and waterfalls. Santa also will take up residence and be available for photos in Center Court at the Santa House, which will remain open until early January through Three Kings Day.

There also will be three stages of post-parade entertainment featuring a performance by Celebrity Grand Marshal Josie Lauren, The Nutcracker presentation, Frank Hubbell’s Jazz band, 2 Night Stand and more.

The parade route, which is located on the Boulevard between the center and the parking lot, will start at the east end of The Falls in front of Bloomingdale’s and traverse the entire length of the center, west to Macy’s. Spectators are asked to arrive early and line both sides of the parade route.

The Miracle on 136th Street Parade is sponsored by Presenting Sponsor, the Florida Blue center, a new concept in health care planning from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. For more information on Florida Blue, please visit www.floridablue.com or open the door to a healthier you at our centers in Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa and the Orlando area.

The Falls is located at 8888 S.W. 136 Street in Miami, Florida. For more information on The Falls visit www.shopthefalls.com.

The Falls is a member of Simon Property Group, Inc., an S&P 500 company and the largest public U.S. real estate company. Visit www.simon.com for more information.

SOURCE The Falls

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