Stories written by Alana Perez

Jazz, Stravinsky, crafts and art coming in November


  Pinecrest Gardens kicks-off the Holiday Season with Miami’s Favorite Band Spam AllStars, and that’s only the beginning. SPAM ALLSTARS: SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 8 P.M. Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens presents Grammynominated Spam Allstars, Miami’s most coveted band and originators of the oh so cool Miami Sound. Join us for a wild intoxicating night when DJ […]

Celebrate the holiday season in paradise

Nights of lights, festivals, music and dance. If you happen to be in town for Thanksgiving and you’re looking for some new and exciting things to do with friends, family or visiting guests, we have some amazing entertainment at the Gardens that will appeal to just about any taste or any age. No need to […]

Season Three of ‘Jazz at the Gardens’ begins Oct. 27


You don’t have to love jazz to enjoy a beautiful evening at Pinecrest Gardens under the stars, but it is hard to find someone that doesn’t love the greatest jazz standards of the 20th Century when Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens presents the South Florida Jazz Orchestra. This world class 16-piece big band features vocalist Lisanne […]

Fall brings jazz, film, art to the Gardens


At Pinecrest Gardens, each season has its unique qualities and its own pace; the summertime brings many field trips and families. The park is buzzing with children’s activities. The Splash ’n Play is filled with laughter and the lush foliage provides a shady refuge for visitors to escape the summer heat while enjoying a comfortable, […]

Jazz, Shakespeare, bonsai and brunch


The New Year will always bring promises of great things to come. New adventures, new opportunities, a fresh start! At the Gardens, we are hoping for all that and more, and the last two weeks in January offer up everything from great jazz to Shakespeare to a sumptuous brunch. JAZZ AT PINECREST GARDENS   Rose […]

There’s lots to see and do at the Gardens


Wow! This past year our garden has really grown. We have added new and exciting festivals. We have launched a performing arts venue with a season line-up that includes theater, music and dance in our newly renovated Banyan Bowl. We have turned the Hibiscus Room into a full-time fabulous art gallery featuring a new exhibit […]