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10 THINGS TO DO IN MIAMI BEACH, FL (JANUARY 16 - JANUARY 25)

Art Deco Weekend

Art Deco Weekend

January 15–17, 2021 • event

Dive into the Art Deco era together with local enthusiasts during this three-day unique Miami-style soiree

Blacktip and Spinner Sharks

Blacktip and Spinner Sharks

mid-January–early March • nature

Tens of thousands of black shark fins just a few meters from the beach can scare the hell out of anyone

Stone Crab Season

Stone Crab Season

October 15–May 15 • food

Taste one of the most delicious seasonal foods of Southeast Florida—you can even catch some yourself

Everglades Boating Adventure

Everglades Boating Adventure

December–April • nature

A unique ecosystem and the beauty of its wildlife open a new perspective on the life of South Florida

White Pelicans

White Pelicans

October–March • nature

When these professional hunters head to Florida from the northern states, local fish should stay alert

Miami Cruise Month

Miami Cruise Month

January • event

A great chance for a dream cruise. The best prices and some free special deals await you during Cruise month

Overseas Highway

Overseas Highway

all year round • activity

Perhaps the most spectacular road trip in America

Kiteboarding and Windsurfing

Kiteboarding and Windsurfing

November–April • activity

Hit the waves in Miami or other spots along the southeast coast of Florida

Citrus Season

Citrus Season

October–June • food

Florida is famous for its beautiful citrus groves and delicious fruits

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

December–April • nature

The amazing amount of local and migratory birds make South Florida a great place for bird watchers

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Miami Broward Carnival

Miami Broward Carnival

October 8–11, 2020 | Carnival Day: October 11, 2020 (virtual event)  • event

Be involved in the amazing rhythm and real carnival spirit of the Miami Broward Carnival. Enjoy the beauty and glory of everything you'll see!

New Year's Eve at Bayfront Park

New Year's Eve at Bayfront Park

December 31–January 01 • event

If you visit Miami during the winter holidays, don't miss the biggest New Year's Eve celebration around

South Beach Wine & Food Festival

South Beach Wine & Food Festival

February 24–28, 2021 • event

The most delicious of all Miami festivals

4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks

4th of July Weekend Events & Fireworks

July 04 • event

Spectacular fireworks over the ocean are worth a visit to Miami on Independence Day

Florida Renaissance Festival

Florida Renaissance Festival

February 08–March 22, 2020 • event

Dress up as your favorite knight or lady and travel back in time

Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival

March 26–28, 2021 • event

Should you feel the urge for a wild dance, head to the world's premier electronic music festival

Miami Music Week

Miami Music Week

March 16–22, 2020 • event

Dance to the beats of a weeklong marathon of electronic dance music

Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail

Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail

February 11–15, 2021 • event

One of the greatest boat shows in the world takes place in Miami

Art Basel

Art Basel

September 17–20, 2020 (Basel) | December 03–06, 2020 (Miami Beach) | March 25–27, 2021 (Hong Kong)  • event

Don't miss the chance to become a part of the art world for a week full of exciting events

Tortuga Music Festival

Tortuga Music Festival

October 02–04, 2020 • event

Get loose with some big rock music stars at a white sandy Fort Lauderdale beach

Jazz In The Gardens (JITG)

Jazz In The Gardens (JITG)

March 14–15, 2020 (postponed) • event

A two-day music affair in Miami Gardens

Baby Alligators

Baby Alligators

September • nature

If you are a fan of these huge reptiles, there are plenty of places here to observe them in the wild

Miami Marathon

Miami Marathon

January 31, 2021 • event

Test your body and participate in the marathon, or come support the runners

Holy Ship!

Holy Ship!

January 22–26, 2020 • event

Don't miss your chance to take part in the world's wildest cruise with some of the best parties on board

Beach Season

Beach Season

April–November (all year round) • activity

Florida enjoys a warm climate most of the year

Miami Film Festival

Miami Film Festival

March 05–14, 2021 • event

This 10-day independent movie festival in South Florida gives a chance to meet celebrities and watch some great films

Fruit Wine

Fruit Wine

late August–November • food

The unforgettable taste of tropical wines can't be compared with anything else

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

December 12, 2020 (TV show) | December 11, 2021 • event

View a caravan of all-kind vessels decorated with intricate light displays

Winter Party Festival

Winter Party Festival

March 2021 (to be announced) • event

A huge six-day festival celebrating the LGBTQ community at the hottest winter destination—Miami Beach

Venetian Pool, Coral Gables

Venetian Pool, Coral Gables

May–September • activity

This is the world's largest swimming pool which is emptied and refilled with fresh water every day

Mamey Sapote Harvest

Mamey Sapote Harvest

May–July • food

Sweet and smooth. Don't forget to try this exotic fruit!

Miami Swim Week

Miami Swim Week

August 20–22, 2020 • event

Hottest time for hottest swimwear brands

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

May–August • activity

You'll be amazed by the variety of diving sites and their unspeakable beauty

Miami Open

Miami Open

March 23–April 05, 2020 (postponed) • event

One of the world’s largest and most prestigious tennis events

Miami Fashion Week

Miami Fashion Week

May 27–31, 2020 • event

One of the hottest events of the year in Miami

Grovetoberfest

Grovetoberfest

October 10, 2020 • event

Florida's largest beer festival in Coconut Grove

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

late November–late December  • event

The art deco district and downtown are especially pretty during holiday season

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

May 23–25, 2020 • event

A hot weekend with a military show, parties and free concerts

Luces de Navidad

Luces de Navidad

late November–late December  • event

El distrito de art deco y el centro son especialmente bonitos durante la temporada de vacaciones