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Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals - August 2013

What's hot: Spa Month, Miami Spice, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars...

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Top Miami Events for August 2013

What's hot: Miami Spice, Spa Month, Bruno Mars,
Justin Timberlake & Jay Z, the Dolphins are back! ...

Summer is in full swing, August in Miami is hot and humid, afternoon showers are not uncommon and actually welcomed to bring a bit of relief from the blistering sun.

This is a great time to enjoy the beaches, waterparks and any water-related activities. If you have been putting off that scuba certification, grab your mask and fins and get down here, our beautiful reefs are calling!

To escape the muggy weather outside and indulge in some well-deserved TLC, Miami Spa Month continues until the end of the month, with simple to the most cutting edge Spa treatments around, all without breaking the bank and Miami Spice brings the best of the culinary best in Miami, with some amazing offers at the city's top eateries.

This Month's Signature South Florida Events and Festivals:

The concert and entertainment scene in August 2013 features:

Specially for Kids and Families

In the Sports Calendar:

And for the Art and Design Lovers, some ongoing events

Limited Time hot offers and half-price tickets

$18 Sightseeing Boat Cruise for 1 $35 for 2
Bayside Tour in Miami
90-minute Bayride tour of Biscayne Bay, departs from Bayside
(Reg $26)
$20 Everglades Eco-Adventure Airboat Tour
Everglades Safari Park Airboat Tour
$20 for 1, $39 for 2, Eco-Adventure and Airboat Tour at Everglades Safari Park (Up to 20% Off)
50% Off
Miami Seaquarium
Seaquarium in Miami
Admission Child $17.50
Adult $22.50
(Reg $34.99-$44.99)
$15 Jet Boat Miami for one, $28 for two
30-minute adrenaline junky twister ride from Jet Boat Miami, leaves from Sea Isle Marina (Reg $29.95)
$39 Brewmaster Tickets
Brew At The Zoo
Brew at the Zoo Discount Tickets
Miami's Largest Craft Beer Festival at Zoo Miami
Saturday May 6, 2017 (Reg. $70)
$41 VIP Club Access, Appetizers and Drinks
$41 for Ticket with VIP Club Access, Appetizers, and Drinks with World Crawl Miami (Reg. $90.67)

Hot Tickets Now On Sale

El Clásico: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid
El Clasico in Miami Tickets
Hard Rock Stadium
July 29, 2017
2017 MLB All Star Game in Miami
MLB All Star in Miami
Marlins Stadium
July 7 - 11, 2017


Cirque Du Soleil OVO
Cirque du Soleil Ovo
AA Arena & BB&T
July 13 - 23, 2017
NKOTB
NKOTB Miami
Hard Rock Live!
July 16, 2017


Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Tour
Coldplay
Hard Rock Stadium
Monday August 28, 2017
Lady Gaga
Joanne World Tour
Lady Gaga Miami
AA Arena
Thursday November 30, 2017


Miami Spa Month - July 1st to August 31, 2013

Miami Spa Month

For two full months, Miami Spa Month features a world of indulgence and relaxation at some of our internationally renowned spas with incredible savings for everyone with packages starting at only $99.

So get ready to unwind, our unique and diverse treatments await.. mango body scrubs... organic fusion facials... the Miami Mojito Massagge... the Beach Beautiful Package... this is the month to experience it all!

More info: Check this year's spa deals and resort packages at www.miamispamonth.com.

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Miami Spice - August 1st to September 30, 2013

Miami Spice Month

Treat yourself! It's restaurant month in Miami! During August and September, the city's top eateries showcase their signature dishes and award winning chefs with incredible 3-course set lunch or dinner packages that make it easy and affordable for all to try the best of Miami's delectable cuisine.

Luxury Dining Set Prices: Lunch $23, Dinner $39
Fine Dining Set Prices: Lunch $19, Dinner $33

More info: Check this year's participating restaurants at www.ilovemiamispice.com.

Miami Spice Kick Off Event at the Iron Fork
August 1st, 2013

Miami Spice Kick Off Evet at the Iron Fork

The Miami New Times' Iron Fork Culinary Competition and Tasting event is the kick-off event to this year's Miami Spice.

Competing for the Iron Fork Award will be two of the region's finest chefs, each starting off with a basket of foodstuffs to create their own magic in front of a panel of local celebrity chefs.

In addition to admission to this culinary extravaganza, each of the 45 restaurants participating in Miami Spice will be having tastings, a great way to get to sample from the best of the best in Miami cuisine and decide what to enjoy for the next two months at considerable savings.

When? Thursday August 1st, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where? Adrienne Arsht Center - Knight Concert Hall (1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132)

How Much? General Admission $40, VIP $75

Tickets and more info from Miami New Times.

Check out Goldstar discounted tickets (must be a Goldstar member, membership is free just sign up!) $33 here.

Must be 21 and older. Beer, wine and spirits will be available for purchase.

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Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z - Legends of Summer
August 16, 2013

Jay Z and Justin Timberlake in concert in Miami

When? Friday August 16, 2013 - 8:00 p.m.

Where? SunLife Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium), Miami Gardens, Florida

How Much? $57+

Legends Of The Summer: Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Tickets

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Bruno Mars - The Moonshine Jungle World Tour
August 30, 2013

Bruno Mars in concert in Miami

When? Friday August 30, 2013 - 8:00 p.m.

Where? American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida

How Much? $64+

Bruno Mars - The Moonshine Jungle World Tour Tickets

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Cirque du Soleil Quidam - July 31 to August 4, 2013

Cirque du Soleil Quidam in Miami

When? July 31 - August 4, 2013 - daily 7:30 pm and added performances Friday through Sunday

Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

How Much? Prices vary, from $40

Find Tickets.

In beautiful Cirque du Soleil fashion, fabulous coreography, elaborate costumes, incredible acrobatics and artistry, a fairy tale story line, all work together to deliver a spectacular performance that is sure to blow you away. Great entertainment for the entire family.

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Sea Turtle Nesting and Release Program, Mid-July to Mid-September 2013

Sea Turtle hatchling crawling to ocean

This is a fantastic program conducted by Miami Dade Parks which aims to educate the public about the plight of the sea turtles.

Our beaches are one of the largest nesting grounds for sea turtles every year. Nesting and hatching season is from May through October, when the parks are actively engaged in protecting them.

Come and learn about their activities, the life of the turtles, the constant threats, and then come out to the beach and watch the hatchlings as they are released and quickly dash across the sand and into the ocean.

When? Mainly Friday, Saturdays and Sundays, approx. Mid-July to Mid-September, 2013 - 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Where? Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center and Haulover Park

How Much? $10 per participant

You MUST make reservations, which can be made starting July 1st, 2013. Call 305-361-6767 ext. 121

More info: Sea Turtle Awareness Program

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A Night of Lasers, Stars and Pop: Fabulous First Fridays at the Miami Science Museum - August 2, 2013

Miami Science Museum Events for Kids

On the First Friday of each month, the Miami Science Museum Planetarium opens up for a great night of family fun. The program includes:

  • 7:00 pm - A free Planetarium Star Show
  • 8:00 pm 10:00 pm - Rooftop Observatory Session (depending on weather), check out the four moons of Jupiter, the Rings of Saturn, nebulas, double stars...

  • 8:00 pm 9:00 pm - Activity Room for the little ones 3 and up including hands-on activities
  • 8:00 pm - Midnight - The Planetarium's signature production, Music-Filled Laser Shows, at the 4-story surround sound dome. Several shows per night.

This month's Laser Show line up (each show requires one ticket):
8:00pm "Pop" (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
10:00pm Led Zeppelin
11:00pm Bob Marley
Midnight Radiohead

When? August 2, 2013

Where? Miami Science Museum Planetarium

How Much? Laser Show - Adults $8 Children $4 (includes laser glasses)

More Info: Miami Science Museum Events

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Guinness International Champions Cup (Soccer)
August 6 and 7, 2013

Bruno Mars in concert in Miami

When? Tuesday and Wednesday August 6-7, 2013

Where? Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium) Miami Gardens, Florida

How Much? $40+

Tuesday August 6 Doubleheader: 5th & 7th Place Matches Tickets

Wednesday August 7 Doubleheader: Championship & 3rd Place Matches Tickets

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Miami Dolphins 2013 - 2014 Preseason Home Game Schedule

Miami Dolphins Home Games

The Dolphins are back with a revamped offensive line up which we get to check out during the PreSeason as they take on the Buccaneers and the Saints at Sun Life Stadium.

First home game of the regular season is on September 22, 2013 when they face-off the Falcons. Get your 2013 Miami Dolphins Season Tickets now!

When? See Pre-Season schedule below

Where? Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium) Miami Gardens, Florida

How Much? Individual Pre Season game tickets can be had for as low as $5.

2013 Miami Dolphins Season Tickets (Includes Tickets To All Regular Season Home Games)

Miami Dolphins Pre-season Home Games at Sun Life Stadium - August 2013

DateTimevs.
Saturday August 24, 2013 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Find Tickets
Thursday August 29, 2013 7:30 p.m. New Orleans Saints Find Tickets

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Miami Marlins Schedule - August 2013 Home Games
and Baseball Tickets

Miami Marlins schedule and tickets

The Miami Marlins are back at splashy Marlins Ballpark with a fresh new line-up and plenty of young talent that bring some exciting prospects for the season.

Don't miss the chance of seeing them live at their plush new quarters! In town this month are the Mets, the Indians, the Giants, Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies.

Get Marlins Tickets now!

When? See schedule below

Where? Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way (NW 16th Avenue), Miami, Florida 33125

How Much? Individual game tickets can be had for as low as $11. Find Miami Marlins Tickets

Miami Marlins Home Games at Marlins Ballpark - August 2013

DateTimevs.
Thursday August 1, 2013 12:40 p.m. New York Mets
Friday August 2, 2013 7:10 p.m. Cleveland Indians
Saturday August 3, 2013 7:10 p.m. Cleveland Indians
Sunday August 4, 2013 1:10 p.m. Cleveland Indians
Friday August 16, 2013 7:10 p.m. San Francisco Giants
Saturday August 17, 2013 7:10 p.m. San Francisco Giants
Sunday August 18, 2013 1:10 p.m. San Francisco Giants
Monday August 19, 2013 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday August 20, 2013 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers
Wednesday August 21, 2013 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday August 22, 2013 12:40 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday August 23, 2013 7:10 p.m. Colorado Rockies
Saturday August 24, 2013 7:10 p.m. Colorado Rockies
Sunday August 25, 2013 1:10 p.m. Colorado Rockies

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Miami Design District Art Walk - August 10, 2013

Miami Design District Gallery Walk

The second Saturday of every month is the day, or rather night, to visit this great up and coming neighborhood when the District does the "Art Walk".

Galleries are open to the public and host events, many serving refreshments and cocktails.

This entire area of the city is in constant change. It has been fun watching how it keeps evolving as it tries to find its identity. It is for the design and art lovers out there, as well as the well-heeled fashion trotters.

There is the art galleries, design showrooms, gourmet restaurants, and a roster of top-of-the-line fashion houses, all in a thriving compact area.

When? Saturday August 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where? Roughly between 38th St and 42nd St and N. Miami Avenue and NE 2nd Avenue. CAUTION: The area surrounding the Design District is a very doubtful neighborhood, please exercise caution when getting here and back.

How Much? FREE!

More info and Map: www.miamidesigndistrict.net

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Wynwood Second Saturday - August 10, 2013

Miami Wynwood 
District Street Art

Like its counterpart at the Miami Design District, Wynwood is an emerging neighborhood in a decaying part of town that has been revitalized and is transforming the art scene in Miami, but this is where the likeness stops.

Wynwood is best known for its street art and splashy murals and over 70 galleries and counting.

On Second Saturdays, the place is on overdrive, crowds come to enjoy their art and their food trucks. A must for street art lovers, but if you are not into crowds, definitely not for you.

When? Saturday August 10, 2013 - 6:00pm to 11:00 pm

Where? Roughly between Biscayne Boulevard and I-95 and NW 36th Street and NW 20th Street. CAUTION: The area surrounding the Wynwood District is a very doubtful neighborhood, please exercise caution when getting here and back.

How Much? FREE

More info and Map: www.wynwoodmiami.com

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