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Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals - May 2014

SunFest, Mother's Day, Lady Gaga, Miami Heat in the playoffs!...

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Top Miami Events for May 2014

Fabulous SunFest, Mother's Day, a colorful Orchid Show, Lady Gaga, Cirque du Soleil, and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals!...

Easter has come and gone, temperatures are picking up and it's time to head out to the beaches! This month brings us to West Palm Beach for SunFest, the annual waterfront music and arts bash, the largest Orchid show in the country, Lady Gaga is in town, don't forget Mother's Day and the Miami Heat are on their way to another Eastern Conference Finals, Get your tickets now!

This Month's Signature South Florida Events and Festivals:

The concert and entertainment scene in May features:

Specially for kids and families:

Holidays this Month

In the Sports Calendar:

NBA playoffs tickets

And for Art Lovers, some ongoing events

Limited Time hot offers and half-price tickets

$15 Sightseeing Boat Cruise for one, $29 for two
Bayside Tour in Miami
90-minute Bayride tour of Biscayne Bay, departs from Bayside, use within 120 days (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 (Reg. $25)

Coming Soon: Hot Tickets Now On Sale

Demi Lovato
& DJ Khaled
Demi Lovato Miami
AmericanAirlines Arena
March 30, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Crystal A Breakthrough Ice Experience
Cirque du Soleil Crystal
July 18-29, 2018
Beyonce & Jay-Z
On The Run II Tour
Beyonce 2018
At Hard Rock Stadium
August 31, 2018

Taylor Swift
Reputation Tour
Taylor Swift Miami 2018
Hard Rock Stadium
August 18, 2018
El Dorado World Tour
Shakira El Dorado Tour Miami
At BB&T and AArena
August 15, 17, 18, 2018

Elton John
Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour
Taylor Swift Miami 2018
AA Arena & BB&T Ctr
November 23-24, 2018
An American Musical
and Broadway Sensation
Hamilton the Musical in Miami
At the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 18, 2018 - Jan 20, 2019

SunFest Music and Arts Festival - April 30 - May 4, 2014

SunFest Music and Art Festival

Every year, on the first week of May, the West Palm Beach waterfront becomes the stage of a gigantic party for 5 days with a full lineup of top musical acts, a Fine Art and Crafts competition and exhibition, a 5k race and a stupendous fireworks display on the final day.

This year's performances taking place on three stages include some great names: Ellie Goulding, the Doobie Brothers, the Bangles...!

Here's the full lineup.

When?: April 30 - May 4, 2014:

Wednesday and Thursday - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Friday - 5:00pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday - noon to 11:00 pm

Sunday - noon to 9:00 pm Fireworks are at 9:00 pm

Where?: Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront along the Intracoastal Waterway from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue

How Much?: One-Day Pass for Adults $39, Early-Bird (buy before April 27) $30, discounts for children, youth and seniors available as well as multi-day passes and group rates.

For ticket and parking info:

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Redland International Orchid Show - May 16 to 18, 2014

Redland International Orchid Festival

Over 50 booths of colorful blooms at this 3-day event which features the largest annual orchid show in the country.

Along with the beautiful and exotic flowers there will be supplies for sale, lectures by experts in the field, raffles and a great atmosphere to enjoy all sorts of international delicacies.

When? Friday to Sunday May 16 to 18, 2014 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where? Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead FL 33031

How Much? $10

More Info: Fruit and Spice Park.

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Lady Gaga's artRave - The ARTPOP Ball - Sunday May 4, 2014

Lady Gaga ARTPOP Ball in Miami

When? Sunday May 4, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Where? BB&T Center (Formerly BankAtlantic Center), 1 Panther Pkwy Sunrise, FL 33323

How Much? $50+

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Lady Antebellum - Take Me Downtown Tour 2014 - Friday May 16, 2014

Lady Antebellum in Miami

When? Friday May 16, 2014 - 8:00 p.m.

Where? Hard Rock Live At The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood, FL

How Much? $60+

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Cher Dressed to Kill Tour - Saturday May 17, 2014

Cher dressed to Kill Tour

When? Saturday May 17, 2014 - 8:00 p.m.

Where? BB&T Center (Formerly BankAtlantic Center), 1 Panther Pkwy Sunrise, FL 33323

How Much? $63+

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Cirque du Soleil: Michael Jackson The Immortal Tour
May 23-24, 2014

Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson The Immortal Tour

When? Friday-Saturday May 23-24, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Where? BB&T Center (Formerly BankAtlantic Center), 1 Panther Pkwy Sunrise, FL 33323

How Much? $19+

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A Night of Lasers, Stars and Pop: Fabulous First Fridays at the Miami Science Museum - May 2, 2014

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 Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
11:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
Midnight Bob Marley

When? May 2, 2014

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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Mother's Day - May 11, 2014

Mothers Day in Miami

This is the day to treat mom. Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States.

This year it will be on Sunday May 11, 2014. Don't forget!

A day at the beach, a lavish brunch, some pretty flowers... anything goes!

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Memorial Day - a Public Holiday - May 26, 2014

Memorial Day

This is a public holiday celebrated every year on the last Monday in May in honor of the men and women who have died while serving our country.

Memorial Day is the "unofficial" start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day in September marks its end.

Federal government offices are closed on Memorial Day.

  • Government Offices
  • Schools
  • Post Offices
  • Banks
  • Public Libraries
  • Shopping centers and malls
  • Grocery Stores
  • Restaurants
  • Federal, State, Regional Parks
  • Public Transportation

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Rock the Yacht Memorial Day Weekend Party Cruise $35

Cruise Aboard South Beach Lady

Kick off your summer in style aboard the South Beach Lady with live DJ entertainment, a light buffet and cash bar on every deck.

Enjoy the cooling bay breezes and spectacular views of downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay and South Beach, this is one Memorial night celebration you won't soon forget.

Where?: Leaves from Bayfront Park, next to the Intercontinental Hotel 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132
What time?: 8:30 pm, boarding starts at 7:30pm
How Much?: Special Goldstar Offer $35 (must be a member, membership is free, just sign up)
More info and booking: Rock the Yacht Memorial Day Weekend Party Cruise

The Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals!
Reserve your tickets now!

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

The Miami Heat is delivering another highly charged exciting season to all of our fans.

For another chance to watch Le Bron James and Co. as they turn up the HEAT at American Airlines Arena, tickets are available now for the Eastern Conference Finals:

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Miami Marlins Schedule - May 2014 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 Atlanta Braves, the LA Dodgers, the Mets, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Milwaukee Brewers.

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.

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Wynwood Second Saturday - May 10, 2014

Miami Wynwood 
District Street Art

Wynwood is an emerging neighborhood in a decaying part of town that has been revitalized and is transforming the art scene in Miami.

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.

Here's more on the Wynwood Art District and its signature street art.

When? Saturday May 10, 2014 - 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:

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Perez Museum of Art FREE Second Saturdays
May 10, 2014

Perez Art Museum Miami Second Saturdays

This is a monthly program for the newly-opened Perez Art Museum Miami PAMM, in its beautiful location on Biscayne Bay.

PAMM Free Second Saturdays is a family-friendly program featuring hands-on activities for kids, guided tours of the museum's exhibits, and occasional guest artists and performers.

Families can create art and enjoy the Museum's exhibitions for FREE each second Saturday of the month. Second Saturdays emphasizes families making art together.

This month's program is "Magical Landscapes" presented by Miami-based artist Eduoard Duval-Carrie.

When? May 10, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where? PAMM, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132

How Much?: FREE!

More Info:

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