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Guests can enjoy a variety of local events that take place throughout the year. From night-life to festivals to art events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Art That Excites at The Bass Museum

Re-opened October 29, 2017

Experience The Bass contemporary art museum which re-opening October 29 after a $12 million dollar renovation

Visit Guest Services to reserve and schedule a tour.


Art Basel Miami Beach

December 6-10

Leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Ambitious large‐scale artworks, films and performances become part of the city's outdoor landscape at nearby Collins Park and SoundScape Park.

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Unscripted Bal Harbour : Special Events

December 4 – December 9

1) de la Cruz Collection Showcase
Monday, December 4, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 9, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Complimentary valet will be provided to visitors

Reservation is required : Contact Melissa Wallen at, and include the date and time of your visit, as well as, the total number of accompanying guests, providing names. Your reservation will be promptly confirmed with further information regarding your visit.

Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz’s home
5 Harbor Point, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

2) de la Cruz Collection Showcase
December 5 – December 9, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Open to Bal Harbour residents and guests
Complimentary valet will be provided to visitors.

Miami Design District
23 NE 41st Street
Miami, FL 33137

3) Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Tuesday, December 5, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

VIP exhibition opening reception for Overload
Please rsvp to with the subject line Bal Harbor Guest. Space is limited.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 South Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33129

Unscripted Bal Harbour : Art Fair Access

December 7 – December 10

Bal Harbour Residents and hotel guests recieve complimentary access and VIP access to the following art fairs


Bal Harbour Art Access Card holders may present their card at the VIP desk for VIP access to NADA Miami during all hours.

VIP Preview:
Thursday, December 7, 10–12 p.m.

Opening Preview:
Thursday, December 7, 12–2 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary fair access:
Thursday, December 7, 2 – 7 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday, December 9, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday, December 10, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ice Palace Studios
1400 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33136


Upon arrival to PULSE Miami Beach, you may check-in at the VIP Desk with your Unscripted Bal Harbour pass to enjoy complimentary and unlimited fair access:

Thursday, December 7
Private Preview Brunch from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Public Hours from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Young Collectors Cocktails from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Friday, December 8, Public Hours from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 *Miami
Mornings from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Public Hours from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 *Miami Mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Public Hours from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Indian Beach Park
4601 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach FL 33140


VIP Preview:
Wednesday, December 6, 2018: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary fair access
Thursday, December 7: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, December 9: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 10: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Aqua Hotel
1530 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139


VIP Preview
Tuesday, December 5, 2018: 5:30 - 10 p.m. (VIP Private Preview to benefit the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate.)

Enjoy complimentary fair access
Wednesday, December 6 - Saturday, December 9: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 10: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Art Miami & CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilions
One Herald Plaza (NE 14th Street & Biscayne Bay)

5) UNTITLED, Miami Beach

VIP opening reception
Tuesday December 5, 3-8 p.m.
*Registration required by November 22:
Type in the code BALHARBOURMB17
Please note VIP cards are limited to 200 guests

Enjoy complimentary access to the fair upon prior registration online during public hours:
Wednesday, December 6- Sunday, December 8, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

On the beach at Ocean Drive; 12th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Unscripted Bal Harbour: Art Basel Miami Beach Private Brunch and Tour

Thursday, December 7, 11 a.m.

This classic hotel fair opens its doors one hour early exclusively for Bal Harbour residents and guests. Enjoy a light brunch and address by fair director Grela Orihuela in the open-air courtyard before perusing the hotel’s 47 rooms to discover the fresh talent of 52 international galleries…before anyone else.

Valet parking available at the Aqua Hotel The N 4 Municipal Parking lot is located on 16th street between Collins and Washington Avenue.

Please note a shuttle bus run between the ArtMiami + Context art fairs located on One Herald Plaza and the Aqua hotel.

Aqua Art Miami Art Fair
1530 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach FL 33139

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Art Deco Weekend

January 12-18, 2018

A community festival held on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach that welcomes over 150,000 people every year over the 3-day event.​ A commitment to the  Miami Design Preservation League’s mission to preserve, protect & promote historic preservation in the Art Deco District and throughout South Florida through the over 85 educational events held during Art Deco Weekend’s 3-day festival.

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Miami International Boat Show

February 15-19, 2018

Strictly Sail Miami is joining the the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® at Miami Marine Stadium in 2018, bringing power and sail together to create one incredible event at one spectacular location. Join to see and experience the best in boating from around the globe.

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Coconut Grove Arts Festival

February 17-19, 2018

Produced by the Coconut Grove Arts and Historical Association, Inc., a non-profit community organization under the direction of a board of directors and full-time staff, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival® showcases the works of 360 internationally recognized artists who are selected from nearly 1,300 applicants.

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SOBE Wine and Food Festival

February 21-25, 2018

The 17th annual Festival will take place February 21-25, 2018 and will once again feature internationally-renowned talent and leaders of the hospitality industry at uniquely crafted events showcasing world-class wine, spirits, food, and fun.

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Miami Open

March 19 - April 1, 2018

The Miami Open, also known as the Miami Masters, is an annual tennis tournament for men and women held in Key Biscayne, Florida, an island town just off the coast of Miami.

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