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February 2018 Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

Coconut Grove Art Festival, Miami Boat Show, SoBe Wine and Food Fest, Andrea Boccelli, Valentine's Day...

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Top Miami Events for February 2018

Coconut Grove Art Festival, Miami Boat Show, SoBe Wine and Food Fest, Andrea Boccelli, Nicky Jam, Lana del Rey, Valentine's Day...

Miami Boat Show in February

Miami in February is just glorious! These are great times to be outdoors with the cooler and drier temperatures, there's no other place we'd rather be.

February packs three signature events celebrating the best in art, food and boating, just in case you need any excuses to get out there and enjoy the gorgeous South Florida winter weather!

Likewise, if you are a nature lover, our State and National parks are teeming with wildlife and this is one of the best times for bird-watchers and photographers, so grab your binoculars and lenses and enjoy!

February Signature Miami Events:

Feb. 22-24, 2019. Grand Basel Cars

The concert and entertainment scene in February features:

Holidays this Month:

In the Sports Calendar:

Specially for kids and families:

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

Miami February 2018 Highlight Events

Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail
February 15 - 19, 2018

New Venue of Miami Boat Show at Marine Stadium

The latest and greatest in Boating, Fishing, Sailing, Diving...

Cruising Boats, Racing Boats, Sailing Boats, Catamarans, Power Boats, Mega Yachts... some serious boat eye candy all in lovely South Florida weather, definitely a "do not miss" event specially for boating enthusiasts.

This is quite an impressive 5-day event which recently moved to its new spectacular home at Miami Marine Stadium in Virginia Key just across the Bay from downtown Miami and RIGHT ON THE WATER! Exactly where a Boat Show should be!

Here's more on the Miami Boat Show.

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Art Wynwood - February 15 - 19, 2018

Art Wynwood Miami

Art Wynwood, on its sixth year, is a relative newcomer to Miami's art show scene but quickly gaining recognition among contemporary art lovers, collectors and connoisseurs.

It is completely reflective of the District's cutting edge and dynamic environment, highlighting its hallmark street art and murals.

Free shuttle buses (TBC) will run every 30 minutes from the Marriott Marquis, and the Yacht & Brokerage Show at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach.

When? February 15 - 19, 2018

Where? New location at One Herald Plaza @ NE 14th Street in Downtown Miami on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways

How Much?: One day fair pass $25, Multi-day $55, Students 12-18 $15, Seniors $15, under 12 FREE

More Info:

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

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The Coconut Grove Arts Festival
February 17 - 19, 2018

Coconut Grove Art Festival Miami

The Coconut Grove Art Festival is legendary, a weekend filled with live music, exquisite food, fun outdoor entertainment, and art, art, art...

When? February 17-19, 2018

Where? Streets of Coconut Grove. The Festival runs along McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive.

How Much?: Adults $15, free for children under 12, Metrorail Golden Passport and Patriot Passport holders. Coconut Grove Residents (zip code 33133, bring ID) $5

Here's more on the Coconut Grove Art Festival.

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Chinese New Year Festival 2018
Year of the Dog Celebrations

Chinese New Year Festival Miami

Chinese New Year is the largest festival in the Asian community calendar which this year welcomes the Year of the Dog.

Colorful celebrations featuring Lion Dances and Dragon Parades as well as cultural performances will take place over the traditional fifteen day holiday period all throughout South Florida. Chinese New Year Day is on February 16, 2018.

Lion Dances and parades are hosted by restaurants and martial art schools throughout the city. Other festivals, spiritual activities and cultural demonstrations are sponsored throughout the first two weeks of the new year.

The largest celebration takes place at Miami Dade College, Kendall campus, jointly hosted by the Confucius Institute and the Chinese Cultural Foundation in Miami, normally on the Sunday following Chinese New Year's Day.

What can you expect? Lion Dances, tai chi demonstrations, calligraphy, face painting, acrobatics, arts and crafts, bounce houses ans slides, and of course, lots of food and the Dragon Parade.

When? Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Show Times at 12:30pm and 3:30 pm

Where? Miami Dade College Kendall Fred Shaw Plaza, 11011 S.W. 104th St. Miami

How Much? $10 for adults, $5 children 6-12, under 5 FREE

More info and planned activities: and Chinese New Year Festival Miami Facebook Page

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Haulover Kite Festival

Haulover Kite Festival Miami

Calling all kite enthusiasts, children and adults! This annual event features paper kite building classes, kite-flying competitions, make-your-own, or just bring a blanket and enjoy the sight and sounds as hundreds of kites dance in the sky accompanied by some great music.

Everyone is welcome to come and fly a kite. There will be refreshments and ready-made kites for sale.

When? Saturday and Sunday February 17 - 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Where? Skyward Kites at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida 33154

How Much? FREE!!! Parking at the Park is $7

More info:

About Haulover Park and Map

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South Beach Wine and Food Festival
presented by Food & Wine - February 21-25, 2018

On its 16th year, this five-day affair of glorious food, famous chefs, flowing champagne, or wine... or beer... will be attracting its share of foodies to one of the most spectacular places to be in February, gorgeous South Beach.

South Beach Wine and Food Fest

The festival consists of several events, some private, some open to the trade only, and many many more open to the public for all of our enjoyment. What kind of events? Brunches, Cocktail Parties, Seminars, Dinners, Burger Bashes, Wine Tastings, VIP galas... you name it, and of course the Grand Tasting Village set up in tents along 13th Street and Ocean Drive.

In addition this year we will have special performances by Little River Band, Snoop Dogg, Rev Run &T DJ Ruckus, David Grutman Experience featuring INGROSSO and more!

When? Wednesday-Sunday February 21-25, 2018

Where? Events take place at many different venues, mostly in the South Beach area, some of the regulars: the Delano, the Fountainbleau, the Ritz Carlton.

How Much? Varies, Grand Tasting Village $225, Heineken Burger Bash $250, Wine/Beer Seminars from $65, Fun and Fit and Jungle Island $21.40...

Here's more on this year's South Beach Food and Wine Fest, highlight events and ticket offers.

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34th Annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival

Rotary Art  Festival Miami

Join us at the 34th annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival, an annual, two-day outdoor art festival held in the charming and vibrant downtown area of South Miami. The show offers a weekend of exhibition by 150 local and national artists, an expanded food court and beer garden, and live jazz perfomance onstage, with an open jam until 8 pm on Saturday.

The event is always family and dog friendly. Come and celebrate your local and national arts community! All profits used by the Rotary Club of South Miami to fund scholarships and local community projects.

When? Festival hours are February 24, Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (stay until 8:00 PM on Saturday for an open jam) and Sunday, February 25, from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Where? Downtown South Miami, on Sunset Drive between US1 and 57 Avenue

How Much? There is free admission for patrons with ample nearby parking on-street and in garages.

More info: and South Miami Rotary Art Festival Facebook Page

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Miami Concerts and Entertainment February 2018

Lana del Rey - February 1, 2018

Lana del Rey in concert in Miami

When? Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

How Much? $54+

›› Lana Del Rey Tickets

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Nicky Jam & Plan B - February 10, 2018

Nicky Jam in concert in Miami

When? Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

How Much? $54+

›› Nicky Jam Tickets


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Raul Di Blasio - February 10, 2018

Raul Di Blasio in South Florida

When? Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Where? Miami Dade County Auditorium

How Much? $59+

›› Raul Di Blasio

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Gilberto Santa Rosa - February 10, 2018

Gilberto Santa Rosa in concert in Miami

When? Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Where? James L. Knight Center, Miami

How Much? $70+

›› Gilberto Santa Rosa Tickets

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Andrea Bocelli Valentine's Concert 2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018

Andrea Bocceli in concert in Miami

Andrea Bocelli is the most successful classical solo artist ever and one of the best-selling artists in music history, period, with more than 80 million albums sold worldwide.

This Italian tenor is back in South Florida, this time at the AmericanAirlines Arena, with one of his signature extraordinary performances just on time for Valentine's Day.

When? Sunday, February 11, 2018 7:30 pm

Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

How Much? $70+ Concert sells out quick!

›› Andrea Bocelli Valentine's Concert in Miami

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Wicked - February 14 - March 4, 2018

Wicked in Miami

When? February 14 - March 4, 2018

Where? Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

How Much? $60+

›› Wicked Tickets

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Ricardo Arjona - February 25, 2018

Ricardo Arjona in concert in Miami

When? Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

How Much? $70+

›› Ricardo Arjona Tickets

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Miami For Kids And Families This February 2018

Family Fun Fest at Biscayne National Park
Sunday, February 11, 2018

Family Fun Fest Biscayne National Park

Family Fun Fest is a FREE program at Biscayne National Park brought to you thanks to the many volunteers and park sponsors. It is held on the second Sunday of the month during the "dry and cool" season, December through April with lots of fun and educational activities for kids and adults alike. There is also "Family Fun Fest Junior" with lots of activities for toddlers and little ones!

When? Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00 pm

Where? Biscayne National Park - Dante Fascell Visitor Center

How Much? FREE!

More info: Biscayne National Park Family Fun Fest

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Monster Jam - February 17 - 18, 2018

Monster Jam in Miami

When? Saturday and Sunday, February 17 - 18, 2018

Where? Marlins BallPark Miami

How Much? $40+

›› Monster Jam Tickets

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February 2018 Public and Special Holidays

Valentine's Day: Miami Romantic Getaway Ideas

Valentines Day Miami Romantic Getaway Ideas

There's more to the candle-lit dinner, the chocolates and the flowers... No matter what your budget, there are certainly many options to make this day extra special.

From a stroll on the beach to some over-the-top (literally) escapades, here are some ideas to ponder:

  • A sunset stroll along our beautiful striking beaches
  • A cruise on the bay
  • A sunset scenic flight
  • A Swim with Dolphins

Here's more on Valentine's Day in Miami and Romantic Getaways in the city.

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President's Day - Monday, February 19, 2018

George Washington

This is a public holiday celebrated every year on the 3rd Monday in February. The observed federal holiday is actually called George Washington's Birthday. Certain states, however, list the holiday as Presidents' Day. The following will be

  • 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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For Miami Sports Fans This February 2018

Miami Heat Basketball Schedule
February 2018 Home Games and Tickets

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

When? Home game schedule below

Where? American Airlines Arena

How Much? As low as $15 but they go quick! Find Tickets ***z-groupon-miami-heat.sthml***

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Florida Panthers Schedule - February 2018 Home Games
and Hockey Tickets

Florida Panthers Tickets BBT Center

Panthers are pouncing, get over to the BB&T Center to see first-class teams battle it out on the ice!

When? See home game schedule for this month below

Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

How Much? As low as $18, but they go quick!

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