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.
Ready to go from Halloween to Christmas in a heartbeat.
But in Miami people are rocking bikinis.
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.
Our fashion is on an entirely different calendar.
Be we wear our winter gear any chance we get.
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 have to wear our Uggs somewhere!
While everyone’s making amazing snowmen…
We get it, you live in a beautiful, blustering winter wonderland. ?
We’re making sand men.
He’s just a little crispy.
New York gets snowed in, but this is our version of a “Snow Day.”
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…
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
…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…
…But he lets loose when in Miami.
— Gerty (@NatG_33) December 3, 2015
…And goes on fishing trips, because, Florida.
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. 😉