Are you a local or visitor, looking for fun things to do in Aventura, Florida? Well, our town has more to offer than you might realize. After all: Aventura is the Spanish word for adventure.
So, to help you sort it all out, here’s a short list of activities you’re sure to enjoy, and great places you’ll definitely want to explore. Are you ready?
1. The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center
3385 North East 188th Street
Open Monday – Saturday, from 10:00 – 5:00
and Sunday, from Noon – 5:00
More than just a local theatre, the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center offers everything from classical piano concerts to theatrical readings, and always a little something extra. With excellent stage visibility and wonderful acoustics, visitors have been known to claim that there’s not a bad seat in the house.
Be sure to schedule a little extra time before the show to walk around and enjoy the views of the nearby marina. The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center is truly a local gem.
2. Aventura Circle
Turnberry Golf Course
A scenic 3 –mile path located around the Turnberry Golf Resort. This is the perfect destination for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride, a quick jog, or even to walk your dog. You’ll meet friendly neighbors along the way and enjoy the peace and beauty of the surroundings. You’ll also find plenty of water fountains and shade trees to make your journey not only peaceful but comfortable.
3. Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Blvd
Monday – Saturday, from 10:00 – 9:30
and Sunday, from Noon – 9:00
Considered to be one of the best shopping centers in the entire nation, Aventura Mall has over 300 shops and boutiques and is anchored by leading stores, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. There’s always plenty of parking, and if you’re not into parking at all, then valet services are also available.
Once inside, you’ll find over 50 eateries, a theatre, and an ever-changing display of 20 museum quality art pieces for your education and pure enjoyment. Who knows? You might even find yourself in the next Aventura Mall Flash Mob viral video, like the one that recently circulated worldwide. Bottom line is always expect the unexpected. Anything can happen In Aventura.
4. Alisa’s Painted Bistro
19575 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura Mall – 3rd Floor
Here’s your chance to get your creative juices flowing. Come with your kids, who are bound to be excited and ready to create. You can enjoy salads, and the bistro’s highly popular cupcakes while choosing a ceramic piece of your personal liking. The selection is vast. Creative juices will flow as they are individually painted – and set aside for the kiln – to be picked up with anticipation at a later date.
The staff is always patient, helpful, and great at supervising large groups. This is the perfect, memorable outing opportunity for parent and child, or even a kid’s birthday party. Bring your creative energy, and take home a memory.
5. Loggerhead Marina and Waterways Shops
3585 North East 207th Street
With public access for vessels under 120 feet, this is a beautiful and protected harbor with direct access to international waterways.
Don’t have a boat? No problem. You’ll still enjoy strolling through this incredible marina, taking great photos, view gazing, browsing the nearby shops, then settling in for a delicious meal at one of the adjacent restaurants. This is a perfect, romantic date outing, located right here in Aventura.
After you’ve had a great time In Aventura, be sure to bring your friends and family for a delicious and authentic Italian meal at Serafina. You’ll find us located nearby at 19565 Biscayne Blvd, #1944.
If you’d like to make reservations first, just give us a call at 786.920.0989