Miami Events

Miami Events

Events listed below are held in Miami or other parts of Dade County, unless indicated otherwise.

JANUARY

Global Cuba Festival
Held every Friday; Featuring today’s finest Cuban musicians; Collins Park; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life; Miami; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

International Chocolate Festival
Featuring lectures on chocolate, cooking demonstrations, samples, chocolate vendors, Rainforest tours and more; Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Cables; http://www.fairchildgarden.org

FEBRUARY

Black Heritage Month Celebration Various events celebrating Miami ‘s African American history; featuring music, soul food, tours, and guest speakers; Miami; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

Coconut Grove Arts Festival
A top fine arts festivals in the country; featuring over 330 internationally renown artists; Coconut Grove; http://www.cgaf.com

Miami International Film Festival
Featuring films from more than 50 countries; Miami; http://miamifilmfestival.com

South Miami Art Festival
Last weekend of February; Outdoor juried fine arts show with more than 170 exhibits by local and national artists; South Miami area; http://www.southmiamiartfest.org

MARCH

Carnaval Miami
Latin jazz festival featuring upscale art show with more than 100 local artists; Coral Gables; http://carnavalmiami.com

Fashion Week of Miami
One of the largest Latin American fashion events in the country, showcasing the work of renowned and new designers from Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Highlights include fashion tents, designer shows, model castings and special events; Miami Beach; http://miamifashionweek.com

Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival
Featuring a world renowned lineup of award- winning jazz, R&B and Gospel artists from around the world; Dophin Stadium, Miami; http://www.jazzinthegardens.com

APRIL

Miami Hip Hop Arts Festival
Featuring local and national hip-hop artists in theater, spoken word, dance, visual arts and music; Liberty City; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

MAY

Haitian Cultural Heritage Month
Miami; http://www.gmcvb.com

Miami International Jazz Festival
Huge jazz festival involving many concerts; Miami Beach; http://www.miamiinternationaljazzfest.org

Cuba Nostalgia
Annual expo and festival of Cuban culture; Fair Expo Center; http://www.cubanostalgia.org

JUNE

Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival
One of the largest Black heritage festivals in the United States; featuring music, arts, crafts and more; Coconut Grove; http://www.goombayfestivalcoconutgrove.com

Ife-Ile Afro-Cuban Dance & Music Festival
Celebration of Caribbean and Latin culture with an emphasis on its African roots; Miami; http://www.ife-ile.org

Brazilian Film Festival
Festival showcases over 30 Brazilian films, Miami Beach; http://www.brazilianfilmfestival.com

Juneteenth
Celebration of the African American tradition; Miami; http://www.juneteenth.com

Florida Dance Festival
Features local, national, and international guest artists and dance companies; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

JULY

International Mango Festival
Featuring mango-inspired culinary delights and mango auction; Fairchild Tropical Garden, Coral Cables; http://www.fairchildgarden.org

AUGUST

African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida
Music includes Afro-Beat, West African Highlife, Soukous, Makossa, Juju, Reggae, Salsa, Merengue and World Music; Enjoy African cultural displays, food, comedy, arts and crafts; James Knight Center; http://adddff.delouafrica.org

SEPTEMBER

Festival Miami
International music celebration; Coral Gables; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

OCTOBER

Caribbean Carnival
Celebration featuring top bands from the Caribbean, island food and drinks; Coconut Grove Expo Center; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

NOVEMBER

Caribbean Reggae Fest
Annual festival featuring reggae stars; Miami; http://caribbeanreggaefest.com
Miami Book Fair International Annual fair featuring 250 authors, exhibits by 300 booksellers and publishers; Miami; https://www.miamibookfair.com

DECEMBER

Art Miami
Annual modern and contemporary art fair featuring 90 galleries from Europe, Asia and the Americas; Coral Gables; http://www.miamiandbeaches.com

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African American culture at various venues in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations

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