No One Has A Rougher Winter Than People In Miami
Most people enjoy wintertime and all the magic and wonder it brings. But winter time in Miami is a lot different than winter anywhere else.
When November rolls in everyone is draped up in plaid and turtlenecks.
A photo posted by Natalie B. (@shatalie) on
Ready to go from Halloween to Christmas in a heartbeat.
But in Miami people are rocking bikinis.
A photo posted by Ben Meland (@thebenmeland) on
You’d think we’d have some chill and not try to make everyone else jealous, but no. #sorrynotsorry
Trying to figure out what to wear in fall or winter can be a struggle.
A photo posted by MyXXFLY (my-double-x-fly) (@myxxfly) on
Our fashion is on an entirely different calendar.
Be we wear our winter gear any chance we get.
A photo posted by Tony Arias (@tony_touch915) on
People try making smart a$$ remarks about our outfits, but we won’t have it.
— Samantha (@samlinares76) October 21, 2016
This is the only chance we get!
Everyone else is stomping around in boots…
But our chanclas are one-season-fits-all.
— ☀️Miami News (@myMiamiNews) October 23, 2016
Just add an extra layer, ¡y ya!
When everyone else is snowed in…
…We literally go party at ice clubs to feel a chill.
We made it though! ? We are open tonight from 6-7:30PM then closed to the public for a private event until midnight! Come on in after for some late night fun ?❄️ #sobefireice #icebarmiami #southbeach #nightlife #comechill
A photo posted by Drinkhouse Fire & Ice Lounge (@sobefireice) on
We have to wear our Uggs somewhere!
While everyone’s making amazing snowmen…
A photo posted by Bojana Javorac (@bojanajavorac) on
We get it, you live in a beautiful, blustering winter wonderland. ?
We’re making sand men.
A photo posted by ?Susie Marin? (@lavaquitamoo) on
He’s just a little crispy.
New York gets snowed in, but this is our version of a “Snow Day.”
A photo posted by Alexa Kiel (@alexakiel) on
Every Miami kid knows about that tiny patch of fake snow at the local winter carnival or park. We do what we can.
Everyone knows that feeling of panic the first day the barometer falls below 70 degrees.
— Tom Ordonez (@tomordonez) November 5, 2016
It’s also the first time we actually listen to abuelita after she yells “Ponte un sueter!”
While everyone else eats eggnog with pie…
A photo posted by Sarah Dodson (@bumbleflies) on
Give us coquito or give us death!
…We eat chocolate y churros.
— 2 Cuban Girls (@2CubanGirls) January 20, 2016
…but also everything else because holiday food is delicious and I want it all. *prayer hands emoji*
A traditional Christmas song usually marks the beginning of the season everywhere else…
Who doesn’t love this, though?
…But winter officially arrives in Miami when Power 96 starts playing this:
We still love our classics, but Miami always has to find a way to turn up.
While everyone else is sliding down real snow…
Snow sledding One of our favorite activity on winter day. Paling cocok buat yang ga brani skiing atau ice skating. #snowsledding #fun #winter #snow #seoul #korea #southkorea #visitkorea #서울 #koreatravel #kimchipacker #jalanjalan #backpackerindonesia #backpack #tourkorea #tourkoreamurah #imagineyourkorea #tourkorea #travelkorea #pakettourkorea #jalanjalan #holiday
A photo posted by Korea Tour Guide (@kimchipacker) on
…We go on carnival rides in Santa’s Enchanted Forest.
MiamiHerald: Today is the last day to visit Santa's Enchanted Forest! A look at the week ahead: … pic.twitter.com/N9nA3FrGOM
— Danny Butler (@DocConsultant) January 3, 2016
Santa’s is considered the largest Christmas themed park and it’s a rite of passage for every Miamian.
Santa Clause is usually bundled up everywhere else…
A photo posted by T.g.walker (@t.g.walker) on
…But he lets loose when in Miami.
— Gerty (@NatG_33) December 3, 2015
…And goes on fishing trips, because, Florida.
A photo posted by Elisa D'Amico (@damicolaw) on
Who knew Santa had so much free time?
But the biggest difference is that THIS is winter in Miami:
Winter Weather in Miami ? pic.twitter.com/VsooG2cL3e
— Zwë? (@ZwebackHD) October 22, 2016
Yup, even on Christmas Day. 😉
What do you love about winter in Miami? What do you hate? Let us know!
Notice any needed corrections? Please email us at email@example.com