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.
September International Ballet Festival of Miami
August 26 - September 15
The International Ballet Festival is held every year in Miami from the last week of August through mid-September, bringing to Miami-Dade County spectacular performances by over 100 Principal Dancers representing more than 20 ballet companies, a dance film series, art exhibits inspired by the dance, book presentations, workshops and master classes.
The Miami lnternational Auto Show showcases more than a thousand new vehicles from over 40 manufacturers from around the world - a collection that auto enthusiasts wait all year to see.Building from a momentous show in 2016, this signature South Florida event is back with popular returning exhibits, including Memory Lane celebrating nostalgia of the 50s and Ride & Drive.
The Festival in September 2017 will continue its 21-year tradition of screening the most recent productions from Brazil in Miami welcoming residents and visitors to access the Brazilian culture through films.
Bringing attention to the historical interdependence between art and fashion and its influences, the Miami Fashion Film Festival adds to the “fashion is art” narrative with local and international films that highlight fashion design through storytelling, graphics, sound, and motion, in real and digitally imagined environments.
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.
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.
February 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.
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.
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.