The Ten Greatest Only-In-Miami Christmas Traditions

When it comes to Christmas, we do things a little differently here in the MIA. While you will never find chestnuts roasting on an open fire, you will find tremendo lechón.

And in the 305, a "white Christmas" has nothing to do with actual snow.

So crank up the Jose Feliciano, invite your 30 closest relatives over, and get into the holiday spirit with these ten only-in-Miami Christmas traditions.

See also: Ten Reasons to Visit Orlando This Christmas Season

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