12th January – 14th January 2018: Art Deco Weekend
Go on a Miami time warp back to the Jazz Age as Ocean Drive celebrates its famous Art Deco architecture. The weekend is packed with events like dances, a classic car show, a retro fashion show, live music and much more!
28th January 2018: Miami Marathon
Lace up your trainers! With options ranging from the full marathon to a half marathon, a 5k and even a kids’ race, there’s something for everyone. If you’re not a runner, you can volunteer or just show up to cheer on the participants – you’ll love the festive atmosphere!
11th March 2018: Calle Ocho Festival
Miami’s carnival culminates in the Calle Ocho Festival, a celebration of everything Cuban! In fact, it’s the biggest Hispanic festival in the USA. Get ready for live music, dancing, a parade and a crazy good time.
23rd March – 25th March 2018: Ultra Music Festival
Electronic music fans, this one’s for you. This 3-day festival in Miami’s Bayfront Park unites some of the biggest names in electronic music in one of the most important festivals in the states. With its waterfront location, you couldn’t ask for a better setting!
2nd April – 8th April 2018: Miami Beach Gay Pride
Miami takes Pride to a whole new level! The parade processes along Ocean Drive in a colourful extravaganza of costumes, confetti and music. There’s nothing like it!
30th May – 3rd June 2018: Miami Fashion Week
This fashion week with a special emphasis on resort wear (it is Miami, after all!) is one of the most fun and vibrant fashion weeks in the states!
11th November – 18th November 2018: Miami Book Fair
Miami’s literary scene comes to life during this week honouring writers, poets and all lovers of the written word. Among the events are readings, lectures, cooking demos by cookbook authors, teen and children’s events and comic book presentations, to name a few.
6th December – 9th December 2018: Art Basel Miami Beach
Nothing can prepare you for Art Basel Miami Beach. It is THE art event in the USA and also one of the most prestigious in the world! Gathering the most important artists of the moment, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to mingle with some of the world’s most influential artists. You can get a day ticket (with discounts for students!), or if you’re a real art fan, get a permanent ticket and save almost 50%.