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!
Rolling Loud - The Largest Hip-Hop Festival in the World
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.
Redland International Orchid Show - May 18 - 20, 2018
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.
Surfside's First Ever Paddletopia Festival May 19 - 20, 2018
This groovy two-day affair will transform the 96th Street waterfront park in Miami's Uptown Beachtown into a weekend-long festival with paddle boarding, wellness brands, fitness demos, healthy snacks and family activities.
Paddletopia will feature stand-up paddle boarding along the intracoastal including complimentary paddle boards in partnership with Miami Beach Paddle Board and kayaks available to the public at a pop-up dock on the waterway bordering the park.
There will be a wellness expo with fitness classes and family boot camp, eco-fashion shows, live DJ, "chill out" lounges and much more. Stay fueled with healthy fare available for purchase from a retrofitted vintage trailer, as well as free smoothie and juice samples and more.
Activities for the kids will include an eco-friendly ball pit, a graffiti "train" where children can decorate an inflatable subway car, and a fishing pond. Participants can also enter into contests for a chance to win neat prizes and giveaways.
When? Saturday and Sunday May 19 - 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where? 96th Street Park at 9580 Bay Drive, Surfside
How Much? Admission is FREE; open to the public. You must register for Paddletopia.
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.
Holidays in May 2018
Mother's Day - Sunday, May 13, 2018
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!
Memorial Day - a Public Holiday - Monday, May 28, 2018
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.
How Much? TBA, last year Adults $60, Children (3 - 12) $50, all summer long! (plus tax)
Pass is valid from mid-May (exact dates TBA) to September 30, 2020 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.