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May 2018 Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

Memorial Day Air Show, Mother's Day, Orchid Show

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Top Miami Events for May 2018

Fabulous SunFest, Mother's Day, A Colorful Orchid Show, and a Fantastic Air and Sea Extravaganza to Honor our Heroes on Memorial Day

Orchid Show in May

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 that needs no introduction.

Then we head south to Homestead for the largest Orchid show in the country.

Don't forget Mother's Day and to finish off the month, the National Salute to America's Heroes is back, a fantastic Air & Sea Show and Music Explosion on Memorial Day weekend.

This Month's Miami Highlight Events:

The concert and entertainment scene in May 2018 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

May 2018 Highlight Events in Miami

SunFest Music and Arts Festival - May 3 - 6, 2018

SunFest Music and Art Festival

Every year in the spring, the West Palm Beach waterfront becomes the stage of a gigantic party, a weekend 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 will include some great names as it has in the past. The 2018 lineup features Pitbull, Billy Idol, Nick Jonas, KC and the Sunshine Band, Olivia O'Brien, 311 and many, many, MANY more!

You can check this year's full lineup.

When?: May 3 - 6, 2018:

Thursday - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Friday - 5:00pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday - 1:00 pm 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 (13+) $49-$54, Early-Bird (Advance Purchase) $37 - $43, discounts for youth and seniors, kids 5 and under FREE. Multi-day passes and group rates available

For tickets and parking info:

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Brew At The Zoo - Miami's Largest Craft Beer Festival

Brew at the Zoo

More than 100 craft beers, food vendors, and live performances. This year will feature musical performances by Patrick and the Swayzees, Inna Sense and Bachaco.

General admission includes complimentary unlimited sample beers and access to buy food from vendors and complimentary non alcoholic beverages.

When? Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Where? Zoo Miami (Metro Zoo) 1 Zoo Boulevard, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami

How Much?

  • General Admission $40
  • Brewmaster $70 (Admission at 7 pm)
  • VIP $80 (Admission at 7 pm plus complimentary food, full size beer and spirit samplings) BATZ 4-Pack $200.

Must be 21 or older!

More Info and Tickets: Brew At The Zoo.

  • Groupon Offer: $70 $39 for Brewmaster Admission.

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    Rolling Loud - The Largest Hip-Hop Festival in the World

    Rolling Loud

    The largest Hip-Hop festival in the world now only on its 4th year, it has managed to attract some of the best rap lineups ever curated.

    Some of the biggest names in Rap/Hip-Hop today have made an appearance at the festival... Kendrick Lamar, Future, Lil Wayne...

    This year line up features J.Cole, Future, and Travis Scott. Full line up of over 100 artists will be split across THREE stages.

    When? Friday to Sunday, May 11 - 13, 2018

    Where? Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens

    How Much? General Admission $299+ - VIP $699+ (must be 21 or older)

    More Info and Tickets: Rolling Loud Festival.

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    Redland International Orchid Show - May 18 - 20, 2018

    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 18 to 20, 2018 - 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: Redland Fruit and Spice Park.

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    Memorial Day Weekend: Miami Beach Air & Sea Show and Music Explosion
    May 26 - 27, 2018

    There is no better time to pay tribute to our military, first responders and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country than Memorial Day Weekend, and in this spirit, the National Salute to America's Heroes initiative will take place on our sandy shores with all five branches of the military represented: The Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines and the Coast Guard as well as our police, firefighters and first responder agencies.

    What? A two-day music festival, a world class Air & Sea Show, and Fireworks!

    When? Saturday and Sunday May 26 - 27, 2018

    Where? Along the shores of Miami Beach

    How Much? FREE from the public beaches on the North and South ends of the event site. Tickets available for hospitality chalets, family seating area, VIP clubs and hotels packages.

    More Info: Memorial Day Weekend Events in Miami.

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  • Holidays in May 2018

    Mother's Day - Sunday, May 13, 2018

    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 13, 2018. Don't forget!

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

    Here are some ideas to ponder and make her day extra special!

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    Memorial Day - a Public Holiday - Monday, May 28, 2018

    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.

    This year, the National Salute to America's Heroes will be back on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday May 26 and 27, 2018. There will be an exciting Air And Sea Show as well as stage shows and entertainment on the beautiful shores of Miami Beach.

    Here's what's happening this Memorial Day Weekend in Miami.

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    Miami Concerts and Entertainment
    May 2018

    Broadway in Miami Presents: Chicago The Musical - May 8 - 13, 2018


    CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

    It's no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it's coming to Miami, the longest-running American Musical in Broadway history.

    When? May 8 - 13, 2018 - several performances

    Where? Ziff Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami

    How Much? $60+

    ›› Chicago The Musical Tickets

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    Jersey Boys - May 8 - 20, 2018

    Jersey Boys

    When? May 8 - 20, 2018 - several performances

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

    How Much? $40+

    ›› Jersey Boys

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    Justin Timberlake Man Of The Woods Tour

    Justin Timberlake

    Two South Florida performances:

    When? Friday, May 18, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

    ›› Justin Timberlake Tickets - AA Arena

    When? Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:30 pm

    Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

    How Much? $50+

    ›› Justin Timberlake Tickets - BB&T Center

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    Miami For Kids And Families This May 2018

    Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock! - May 5, 2018

    Bubble Guppies Live in South Florida

    When? Saturday May 5, 2018 - 2:00 pm

    Where? Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center For The Performing Arts, Ft. Lauderdale

    How Much? $30+

    ›› Bubble Guppies Live! Tickets

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    The Rainbow Fish - May 6, 2018

    Rainbow Fish on Stage

    When? Sunday May 6, 2018 - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm

    Where? Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, Aventura

    Tickets ›› The Rainbow Fish

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    Peppa Pig Live! - May 23, 2018

    Peppa Pig Live

    When? Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:00 pm

    Where? Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Ft. Lauderdale

    Tickets ›› Peppa Pig Live!

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    Summer Savings Pass 2018

    Miami Summer Savings Pass

    This is a great savings pass for unlimited visits to

    How Much? TBA, last year Adults $58, Children (3 - 12) $48, all summer long! (plus tax)

    Pass is valid from mid-May (exact date TBA) to September 30, 2017 and can be purchased online through any of the above participating parks. If you are an annual pass member to any of them check for any additional discounts you might be entitled for the Summer Savings Pass.

    More info:

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    For Miami Sports Fans This May 2018

    Miami Marlins Schedule - May 2018 Home Games
    and Baseball Tickets

    Miami Marlins schedule and tickets

    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 Tickets

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