Events

January

MIAMI BEACH POLO WORLD CUP

JANUARY 4TH TO JANUARY 7TH,

One of the highlights of Miami’s social calendar at the end of April, it’s a scenic and exciting way to catch a match

MIAMI DESIGN PRESERVATION LEAGUE’S ART DECO WEEKEND

January 12 – 14 2018

The Miami design preservation league’s art deco weekend celebrates Miami’s unique architecture, design, history, art and culture. Browse vintage art and photography, catch a fashion show or listen to live music. This free, three-day outdoor festival takes place on ocean drive between 5th and 13th streets.

 

Fitbit Miami Marathon & Half Marathon

JANUARY 28 2018

People coming together. People running together. A test of endurance, strength and will. Join 20,000 fellow runners, walkers, and wheelchair athletes on a gorgeous course through some of the most famous spots in Miami and Miami Beach.

 

February

PROGRESSIVE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

FEBRUARY 15 – 19 2018

The Boat Show takes place in multiple venues around Miami. Every February see what’s new in the boating industry.

 

COCONUT GROVE ARTS FESTIVAL

FEBRUARY 17 – 19 2018

This three-day festival showcases the works of over 380 of the finest artists and craftsmen in the world

 

SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL

February 21-25, 2018.

Recognized as America’s most prestigious gourmet gathering, this star-studded event held in February is a must on the to-do list.

 

Miami Antique, Design and Art Show

Feb 2-4, 2018

Head to the Miami Airport Convention Center for the annual Miami Antique, Design & Art Show, featuring more than 100 exhibitors and antique art dealers offering antiques and vintage decorative arts.

March

 

Michelob ULTRA Miami Beach 13.1

March 04, 2018

The Michelob ULTRA Miami Beach 13.1 provides runners a fun, scenic course along Miami Beach’s beautiful waterways. Once runners cross the finish, the celebration continues with Latin food and a beer in South Beach at the post-race party!

 

CALLE OCHO

March 11, 2018

A large Hispanic street festival in Little Havana, celebrating Miami’s Latin community

 

Miami Open

March 19 – April 1

The top tennis players in the world compete at the Miami Open presented by Itaú tennis tournament. This is the last year the event will be held at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on Key Biscayne before it moves to Hard Rock Stadium in 2019.

 

WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE

March 20-25, 2018

Held in March, WMC is a gathering that draws international talent and sets the stage for what’s to come in the Electronic Music Scene

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

March 23-25, 2018

ULTRA brings together more than 55,000 electronic music fans to party to the biggest DJs in the world

 

April

 

Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run

April 26th, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run is one of the most popular 5Ks in the city bringing fitness not only to the individual, but to entire workplaces. In fact, it’s often called the largest office party in town, where groups of colleagues find themselves amongst 25,000 other runners. It’s the third largest 5K in the United States and the largest in Florida, donating more than a million dollars to local charities annually.

 

South Beach Triathlon

April 15 2018

Test your physical fitness at the South Beach Triathlon. Athletes will compete by running, swimming and biking along Miami Beach’s gorgeous shoreline. Life Time Tri is hosting the 2018 South Beach Triathlon with 100 percent of proceeds going directly to feature charity partner, Save the Children.

 

 

Naples Yacht Group (Marine Max) – April 19-20, 2018

Miami Downtown Jazz Festival

April 26 – 28, 2018

Enjoy live jazz performances at locations throughout Downtown and Bayfront Park during the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival. Almost 30 bands with over 200 local, national and international musicians will perform.

 

 

SoFlo Cake & Candy Expo

April 27 – 29, 2018

If you have a sweet tooth, then the SoFlo Cake & Candy Expo is for you. Join industry professionals and hobby bakers at this conference at the Miami Airport Convention Center.

 

South Beach Triathlon

In the South Beach Triathlon held every April, participants run, bike and swim along the beautiful shores of South Beach. Athletes swim 0.93 miles in the ocean’s warm waters, bike 24.25 miles across the scenic causeways and run 6.2 miles along South Beach’s Oceanside Art Deco District.

 

 

May

 

Swim Miami

May 5, 2018

Swim Miami is an annual open water swim held every April where swimmers compete in one of four different swims: 800 meters, one mile, 5K and 10K. The event takes place at the Miami Yacht Club on the MacArthur Causeway.

 

 

Redland International Orchid Show

May 18 – 20, 2018

Head to the lushly landscaped Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead for one of the largest annual orchid shows in the country. The Redland International Orchid Show is a three-day event open daily featuring more than 50 booths of orchid vendors

 

Miami Iron Man 70.3

May 24th 2018

The Miami Iron Man takes place annually in October starting in Bayfront Park where competitors start with a 1.2 mile swim in Biscayne Bay, followed by a single loop 56-mile bike ride towards the Everglades and back to downtown Miami where they then race in a 13.1 half marathon on foot for a total of 70.3 miles.

 

 

MIAMI FASHION WEEK

May 30 – June 3

Hosted in May, it’s the only fashion week that’s dedicated to resort and pre-spring collections

 

The Longines Global Champions Tour

31st May – 2nd June 2018

Talented riders and their horses will showcase their jumping skills right on the sands of South Beach for The Longines Global Champions Tour. As the second leg of the multi-event championship tour, Miami Beach will provide the perfect backdrop as the world’s top horses and riders compete. Visitors will have free access to seating around the arena on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

Air & Sea Show and The Musical Explosion

May 26 – 28 2018

The Air & Sea Show is a two-day event presented by Hyundai on Miami Beach that will showcase and salute all five branches of the United States military with jet flyovers and stunts, extreme water sports and more. Dubbed “The Musical Explosion,” there will also be a concert as well-known artists perform on stage while jets fly overhead. The event is free and open to the public.

 

 

June

 

Motorcycle Road Racing Championship Cup Series

June 2 -4, 2018

Head to the Homestead Miami Speedway for Championship Cup Series race, a lively motorcycle road racing competition that will get your adrenaline pumping.

 

 

YCF Fishing Tournament June 08, 2018

 

Carnaval Miami Fishing Tournament

June 16 2018

Continue celebrating Carnaval season in Miami with a family-friendly fishing tournament in Key Biscayne. The Carnaval Miami Fishing Tournament is sponsored by Sprint and will take place at the Miami Rowing Club.

 

 

Redland Summer Fruit Festival

Jun 23 2018 – Jun 24 2018

Summertime in Florida is synonymous with tropical fruit season, so come taste it all at the Redland Summer Fruit Festival in Homestead at the Fruit & Spice Park

Formula Rendezvous June 19, 2018

Formula Rendezvous June 24, 2018

July

 

Within Genres at Pérez Art Museum Miami

August 19 2017 – August 27 2018

Visit Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) for an exhibition entitled “Within Genres.” You’ll explore five genres in these galleries: Still Life, Landscape, Scenes of Everyday Life, Portraiture and History Painting developed as categories when painting was still in its infancy as a respected medium. Themes are related to religion, mythology or historical events.

 

America’s Birthday Bash

July 4, 2018

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than by watching one of the largest fireworks displays in South Florida at America’s Birthday Bash. In Downtown Miami, the fun starts at Bayfront Park at 2 p.m. when the beer garden opens. There will also be a free Kids’ Zone and plenty of food and music to keep the party going. The night will culminate with a fantastic fireworks celebration over Biscayne Bay at 9 p.m.

 

Miami Swim Week

July 12 – July 17 2018

It’s one of the hottest weeks of the summer so be sure to check out one of Funkshion’s many sizzling swimwear runway presentations on Miami Beach. Funkshion events offer a distinct blend of cutting edge fashion with live entertainment that make their shows a high energy and unique experience. Additionally, SwimShow 2018 will showcase the finest swim and resort wear from across the globe at this one-of-a-kind tradeshow at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

 

International Mango Festival

July 14 and 15, 2018

Experience the world’s largest display of mangoes at Fairchild Tropical Garden’s 26th Annual International Mango Festival. Activities include tastings, lectures, food demonstrations, children’s activities and the opportunity to explore Mangoville, a marketplace where you will find everything mango – art, gifts, food and more.

 

 

August

 

Miami Spice:

August 1 – September 30 2018

Calling all foodies! Miami Spice is an annual showcase of Miami’s hip culinary scene. Enjoy three-course, prix-fixe menus prepared by Miami’s hottest chefs at the best restaurants in the city for a great price

 

South Beach Mango Festival

August 5, 2018

In celebration of Miami’s mango season, Robert Lansburgh and Chef Allen Susser are launching the first annual South Beach Mango Festival to benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Miami. Taking place at Lummus Park at 12th Street and Ocean Drive, the festival will feature live music, cooking classes, a mango eating contest and lots of yummy mango-inspired dishes

 

Florida Track Days

August 12, 2018

The Homestead-Miami Speedway is hosting Florida Track Days, an annual event giving motorcycle riders the opportunity to ride their bikes in a safe and controlled environment. There will also be a new track rider school with free gear rental for novice riders.

 

National Rum Day Fest

August 16, 2018

Join a variety of rum brands and experts at the Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach for the second annual National Rum Day Fest. Savor a glass of rum poolside and listen to live music with fellow enthusiasts.

 

Miami Home and Design Remodeling Show

August 31 – Sept 3 2018

Bringing together vendors that offer products and services for homeowners looking to spruce up their homes, The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show is back at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Ticket prices vary and are available in advance or at the door.

 

September

 

Miami Web Fest

April 26 – april 29, 2018

The annual Miami Web Fest is a four-day festival showcasing the hottest new web series content from around the world. It’s an opportunity to see independently produced shows before they are discovered by big television networks and media entities such as Netflix.

 

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

october 5- october 13 2018

Attend one of the world’s most prominent car shows, which is hosted in September and features the latest models from top auto manufacturers

 

 

Escape to Miami Triathlon

SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

For a “so Miami” racing experience, the Escape to Miami Triathlon in September draws 1,750 athletes who depart on a ferry to “Escape Island” where tiki torches and live music greets them as they prepare for their open water swim back to the mainland. Both Olympic (0.9 mile swim, 24.8 bike, 6.2 run) and Sprint distances (0.25 mile swim, 13 mile bike, 3.1 mile swim) are available for competition.

 

October

MIAMI CARNIVAL PARADE & CONCERT

October 6 – OCTOBER 8 2018

Get ready to party with costume, pageantry, music & culture of the Caribbean in October

 

Italian Film Festival

OCOTBER 6 – OCTOBER 10 2018

Enjoy the best short films and documentaries that Cinema Italia has to offer. The Italian Film Festival takes place at the Colony Theatre on Lincoln Road in South Beach.

 

Oktoberfest Miami

OCTOBER 14 –OCTOBER 16 2018

OCTOBER 21 – OCTOBER 23 2018

Oktoberfest Miami, celebrating authentic German culture, will feature live bands from Germany and Austria, food and drinks, folk dancing, games and contests and kids’ rides. This is the original and longest-running Oktoberfest in Florida. It is also the longest continuously-running Oktoberfest in the United States and the largest German cultural event in South Florida.

 

Grovetoberfest

OCTOBER 13

Join Miami locals for the ultimate craft beer experience in South Florida. Located at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove, Grovetoberfest offers festival-goers the opportunity for unlimited samples from a variety of 400 local and regional brews.

 

Coconut Grove Seafood Festival

OCTOBER 20 2018

Seafood lovers rejoice! The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is back and this year it’s taking place at the waterfront Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. Taste delectable dishes by some of Miami’s hottest chefs.

 

November

NASCAR FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

NOVEMBER 16 – NOVMEBER18 2018

All three of NASCAR’s premier racing series crowns Champions during Ford Championship Weekend in November.

 

MIAMI BOOK FAIR INTERNATIONAL

NOVEMBER 12 – NOVEMBER 19 2018

Readers, writers and book lovers descend to Miami for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party in November.

 

The Seed Food & Wine Festival

NOVEMBER 8 – NOVEMBER 9 2018

The first plant-based food and wine festival in the country, The Seed Food & Wine

Festival, presented by Whole Foods, is hosting special events throughout the city. Highlights include The Burger Battle, where America’s best veggie burger will be crowned as well as the Mantra Yoga Brunch.

 

Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival

NOVEMBER 3, 2018

The Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival is week-long soiree featuring your chance to try some of the most delectable restaurants throughout Coral Gables. Visit the Food Art area, enjoy cooking demos and seminars and groove to the sounds of life music.

 

 

 

 

December

 

ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

DECEMBER 6 – DECEMBER 9, 2018

The art world comes together for Art Basel Miami in December, where contemporary and modern work is celebrated Miami-style.