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Celebrate health and wellness
March 11, 2023 — Human Resources

Glow to Thrive

Light up the sky and get your fitness glow on at Glow to Thrive After Dark Wellness Festival on March 10 at Tropical Park.

Join Mayor Levine Cava to celebrate the County family and our ability to thrive together in healthy and fun ways during Employee Appreciation Week.

Glow and Thrive event starts at 5 p.m. with activities and experiences that include:

  • A DJ
  • Kid's Zone and bounce house for children of all ages
  • Engage with local businesses, sponsors and County departments
  • Join the Dade County Federal Credit Union Prize Hunt. Download the Goosechase app and enter game code J53JZL to play
  • Food trucks

Sign up for the Glow in the Dark Bike Parade when you register for Glow to Thrive. Just answer the separate question that pops up. Participants in the parade will receive free helmets and view a safety tutorial courtesy of Bike305.

The parade begins once night falls (approximately 7 p.m.) and will take place entirely in the park. Decorate your bike and wear glow gear to shine brightly as you travel the parade route. All ages are welcome to participate.

Glow Parade participants will have a chance to win special raffle prizes.

Members of the Antique Automobile Club of America will also have several vintage cars on display at Glow to Thrive. Look for a 1969 Mustang, 1954 Oldsmobile and more. Stop by to learn more and snap a photo.

The LED light show, produced by Creative Entertainment, will begin at approximately 8 p.m. to end the celebration. Dancers and performers will entertain with one-of-a-kind lighted costumes.

After the sun sets, there will be colorful glowing lights and entertainment until 9 pm. You will also have access to Tropical Park’s Food Truck Friday area.

Parking is right off the Bird Road entrance.

Register for this free event by 5 p.m. on March 9 for a chance to win a Desk Bike. The winner will be notified on March 13.

Eligible AvMed employees may receive 25 Wellness Points for registering and attending the event. To receive points be sure to include your AvMed ID number when you register.

Call 305-375-2352 or email with any questions or to request material in an accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities or a sign language interpreter (seven days in advance).

Register for Glow to Thrive