Aventura Mall Calendar of Events and Merchant Specials for May


Lacoste + Malandrino Event

Sunday, May 1, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

LACOSTE has partnered with world-renowned French designer Catherine Malandrino to create a romantic and youthful new women’s collection for Spring 2011. To celebrate the new LACOSTE + MALANDRINO collection, the Aventura Mall store invites shoppers to preview the new collection, sip on champagne, nosh on chocolates and pastries, and enter to win a raffle for a Lacoste Gift Certificate.

Crabtree & Evelyn Mother’s Day Shopping Events

Saturday, May 7

Receive a free Floral Fragrance 50ml product when you experience the Fragrance Layering Ritual (No purchase necessary. While supplies last.). Get a free tote bag gift including 4 50ml Floral Fragrance Collection Products with any $75 purchase (Limit one free gift offer redemption per customer.  While supplies last.  Discount taken at register. )

Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders 2011 Final Auditions

Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Center Court

For the ninth year in a row, Aventura Mall will host the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders 2011 Final Auditions. The auditions will showcase the final 90 of 300+ candidates who auditioned for the 40 spots on the 2011 squad. Watch live performances by the 2011 Cheerleader finalists, meet the celebrity judges, and choose your favorite.

Event Overview:

10:15 Meet the Judges – host will introduce the panel of judges

10:30 Competition Kickoff – the event begins with performances by the contestants in groups of 5 and will include a short dance combination and personal introduction.

11:00 Individual Talent Segment – (Contestants 1-44)

During this portion of the competition each contestant must perform a one- minute solo presentation and entertain the judges with their dancing and/or singing ability.

12:00 15 Minute Break – Guest Appearance by Dolphins Mascot, TD

12:15 Individual Talent Segment – (Contestants 45-90)

1:30 Intermission/Judges Discussion

Judges submit their first round of scores. Miami Dolphins Fins Force engage the audience with opportunities to win prizes thru trivia contests and on-stage activities. Also former judges and cheerleaders will speak about their audition experience and take questions from the audience.

2:30 Final Production Number – The finalists have been preparing all week

for their final 30-minute high-energy dance and kick performance. This is the judges’ last look at the candidates before making their decision of who will make the 40 member squad.

3:00 Judges Deliberate – Judges recap the auditions and submit final scores.

On Stage – Performance by Youth Cheerleaders

3:30 FINAL SQUAD ANNOUNCED – the 2011 squad announced live on stage for all those in attendance to witness.

Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 8

What better way to remember mom than with an Aventura Mall Gift Card.

Panasonic 2011 Experience Amazing Tour

Wednesday, May 11 – Sunday, May 15, Center Court

Panasonic is traveling the country to showcase the incredible lineup of advanced entertainment.  Experience the latest and greatest VIERA televisions, Blu-ray players, Home theater systems, LUMIX cameras and camcorders.  Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a Panasonic 3D Home Entertainment package as well as other great prizes.  Panasonic is bringing you amazing so you can bring amazing home.   Visit panasonic.com/amazing for more information.


Saturday, May 14, 12 – 3 p.m., Center Court near Macy’s

Meet some furry new friends and learn how to adopt a dog or cat from the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

Creative Wednesday: Celebrate Creativity in Art with MOCA

Wednesday, May 18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Rainbow Valley Playground

Make a Maraca using streamers and crayons! Participants will make their own maraca instrument to keep a creative beat. The program is co-sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Walkers Club Appreciation Breakfast

Thursday, May 19, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Fountain Court

The Walkers Club is a way to learn more about ways to keep fit and a great excuse to have fun. Sponsored by Aventura Hospital & Medical Center.

Nordstrom National Active Event

Saturday, May 21

The event will promote Nordstrom’s exclusive Zella active line and will focus on promoting active movement with customers.

Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale™

Sunday, May 22, 12 – 4 p.m., Center Court

Local bakeries, restaurants, marketplaces and hotels will join the Great American Bake Sale™ at Aventura Mall with lots of good things to eat, cooking demonstrations, raffle prizes, and a cupcake decorating station. Proceeds benefit Feeding South Florida and organizations that assure children of access to good nutrition. Tickets for all bake sale items will be on sale at the event for $1 each or $10 for 13 tickets – a baker’s dozen.

Summer Audi Event

Saturday and Sunday, May 28 & May 29, Center Court

Prestige Audi will display their top of the line Audi vehicles to delight shoppers. View the most desirable cars available and Audi Brand Specialists will be on location to answer questions.

The Walking Club, 8-9 a.m., sponsored by Aventura Medical Center meets every Tuesday and Thursday in the Fountain Court for stretching exercises.

Events and locations are subject to change and may be cancelled or postponed without notice.

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