Local Area Activities

Annual Miami Events

South Beach Miami has many festivals and events throughout the year!


Miami Design Preservation League's Art Deco Weekend
Featuring over 85 events including a Jazz Lawn Party, Tours, Activities, Vintage Car Shows, Live Music, and Street Fairs, Art Deco Weekend also features artists from around the world.  Some galleries are located within the areas hotels, while others ARE the hotels!  Beautifully painted and decorated on the exteriors, the environmentally safe colors wash away after a few weeks.  

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
Held every year in honor of Dr. King Jr.'s Birthday, locals and visitors enjoy an exciting parade with live music, dancing, extravagant parade floats, colorful exciting costumes, and more! Sidewalk vendors and delicious food trucks enhance the day with their themed delights.  


Miami International Boat Show
Over 1,300 boats on display in 3 exciting locations, you'll have a full 3 days of excitement that is sure to keep you entertained.  Each year, vendors from all over the world offer everything from fun souvenirs, and clothing to yacht toys, jet-skis, and boats over 200' in length!

South Beach Wine and Food Festival
Who doesn't enjoy food?  Indulge yourself in the finest foods from only the top chefs during this 5 day event in South Beach.  Complete with wine tastings, cocktail parties, and featured talents, your week of culinary excitement will have you seeking out your own new favorite flavors and creations.


Ultra Music Festival
Reserve your tickets for the famous music festival held every year in Miami.  This three day event features the top house music artists, DJs, and spinners in the world. The entire South Beach area becomes one big happy dance party complete with light shows and special effects!


Miami Spice
All of August and September showcases new restaurants each year featuring a pre-designed menu of signature 3-course meals. Be sure to check the calendar for a list of restaurants as reservations a strongly recommended.  


Lantern Light Festival
Over 2,000 years of Chinese culture displayed over a six-week period every night with dazzling lights of different colors, shapes, and themes.  Enjoy incredible culture inspired performances in addition to the cuisine that the world has come to love during their most important celebration highlighting the return of spring!

Art Basel Miami Beach
Four days of inspirational and significant art from around the globe is an art fair like no other. Art Basel features hundreds of galleries and thousands of  new and upcoming artists alongside the masters of their mediums.  Showcasing paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs and film, there is an art form to appeal to everyone.

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