January 2020
Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

What's hot: Art Deco Weekend, Celine Dion, the Miami Heat and more...
January Miami Events: the Art Deco Weekend

We are kicking off the year with an array of outdoor festivals and exciting entertainment, January is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the marvelous weather, there's much to keep us all busy this month!

This month's top events include the Art Deco Weekend, the South Beach Jazz Festival, and the Miami Beach Antique Show as two sparkly events NightGarden and Luminosa come to a close. In the entertainment sphere, Billy Joel and Celine Dion are in town, Aladdin opens this month and Steve Martin performs at Hard Rock Live at the newly-open guitar-shaped hotel.

Sports fans won't be dissapointed, the Miami Heat and the Florida Panthers are well underway on their regular seasons and the anticipation builds for Superbowl LIV which will take place on February 2nd at Hard Rock Stadium with many Super Bowl events, festivals and celebrations to kick off at the end of this month.

For our nature lovers, this is the perfect time to get out and soak it all up, our State and National Parks are teeming with wildlife, enjoy!

Here's this month's rundown:

This Month's Miami Highlight Events:

The concert and entertainment scene in January 2020 features:

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Miami Heat

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At AA Arena
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Miami Open

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At Hard Rock Stadium
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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

At AmericanAirlines Arena
November 27, 2019


Madonna

Madonna Madame X

At the Fillmore Miami Beach
December 14 - 19, 2019

Cirque du Soleil Alegria tickets

Cirque du Soleil Alegria

At Grand Chapiteau at Hard Rock Stadium
Dec 21 - Jan 26, 2020

Orange Bowl

Orange Bowl

At Hard Rock Stadium
December 30, 2019


Billy Joel

Billy Joel

At Hard Rock Live
January 10, 2020

Celine Dion

Celine Dion

At AA Arena
January 17, 2020

J Lo

Superbowl LIV

at Hard Rock Stadium
February 2, 2020


Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

AA Arena
February 11, 2020

Hamilton

Hamilton

Adrienne Arsht Center
Feb 18 - Mar 8, 2020


January 2020 Highlight Events in Miami

Art Deco Weekend

Art Basel in Miami

Hosted by the Miami Design Preservation League, the Art Deco Weekend is a tribute to the Art Deco era and involves a series of top notch events over this three-day weekend including Classic Cars, the Parade, Fashion Shows, children's performances, Films and Lectures, Live Music, Antiques, Street Festivals and more.
In addition, the League sponsors an array of great specialty tours offered uniquely during the weekend.

When? Friday to Sunday, January 17 - 19, 2020
Where? Ocean Drive
How Much? Most of the events at the Art Deco Weekend are FREE, with the exception of the Specialty Tours.

Here's more on the Art Deco Weekend and this year's full program.

South Beach Jazz Festival

South Beach Jazz Festival

A jazz festival unlike any other, the South Beach Jazz Festival will take pride in featuring talented musicians with disabilities.

The festival takes place throughout various venues on Miami Beach, and will be a combination of ticketed concerts as well as free performances open to the public.

When? Friday through Sunday January 3 - 5, 2020
Where? Several venues. Performances will take place at the Colony Theatre and on stages set up throughout Lincoln Road.
How Much? Free performances and ticketed concerts from $40.

More Info and Full Line Up at www.SoBeJazz.com

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Miami Beach Antique Show

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show plays host to nearly 700 domestic and international vendors of antiques, art, furniture, home décor, vintage fashion, jewelry, watches, silver and collectables.

With brands such as Cartier, Chanel, Rolex, Hermes, David Webb, Van Clef & Arpels, Georg Jensen and many more, the Original Miami Beach Antique Show is a veritable treasure hunt of one-of-a-kind finds.

When? January 4 - 8, 2020
Where? Miami Beach Convention Center
How Much? $20 (tickets good for all show days)

More Info originalmiamibeachantiqueshow.com

Fairchild's International Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate!

Calling all chocolate lovers! This weekend is all about chocolate at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens.

Featuring cooking demonstrations and samplings as well as lots of activities for kids, learn how chocolate is made and hundreds of ways to cook with chocolate.

When? Saturday and Sunday January 25 - 26, 2020 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where? Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens
How Much? Included in Garden admission $25 for adults, $18 seniors +65, $12 children 6-17
Free for Fairchild Members.

More info and event schedule: www.fairchildgarden.org

Super Bowl 54 Events in Miami January 25 - February 2, 2020

Superbowl LIV events in Miami

It is no accident that the Super Bowl has been held a record 11 times in our city, after all, where would you rather be in February? Sunny South Florida provides the perfect backdrop for a week of exciting outdoor events, parties and celebrations that go beyond the football, Superbowl LIV to be held at Hard Rock Stadium on February 2 promises to deliver in all fronts.

Plans for this fantastic week have been underway for quite a while, details are still trickling in but Downtown Miami will be the epicenter of the happenings with the Super Bowl Live Fan Festival the free public event which will be held in Bayfront Park a week prior to game day.

And there will be many other highlight events happening throughout South Florida including at the Miami Beach Convention Center which will turn into a Super Bowl Theme Park to host the NFL Experience, Taste of the NFL, a strolling wine and food event at the Broward Convention Center, the exclusive MAXIM Havana Nights mega party in Virginia Key and many many more.

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If you are planning on the big game you can still secure tickets:

When? Sunday February 2, 2020
Where? Hard Rock Stadium

NightGarden a Magical Light Spectacular

NightGarden Magical Light Spectacular at Fairchild

NightGarden is back this year! An enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment where things like the Wise Talking Tree, Flying Fairies and a Sunflower Maze come to life.
Three times larger than last year's fantastic hit, come and marvel at unbelievable live effects such as holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic.

When? November 15, 2019 to January 11, 2020
Where? Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
How Much? General Admission $33, Children 10 and under $26, plus service fees. Discounts for Fairchild members and season passes available.

More info: www.thenightgarden.com

Luminosa! Festival of Lights

Luminosa

A Chinese Lantern Festival with a very Miami tropical twist! Taking place in Jungle Island where 13 acres of the park's environs will be decked out with humongous brightly lit silk lanterns featuring four different themes portraying the diverse animal and plant life found in the park. Certainly a fantastic way to explore wildlife and adventure in a new light.

Starting October 5, 2019 and running through early January 2020, the exhibits will be a very festive addition to the holidays!

When? October 5, 2019 - January 8, 2020 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where? Jungle Island at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, Florida 33132
How Much? Adults $38.50 $30.80, Children $33.00 $26.40

More Info, tickets & early bird discounts: Luminosa! Festival of Lights

Miami Concerts and Entertainment this January 2020

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When? January 1 - 5, 2020

Where? Ziff Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center

How Much? ›› Find Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tickets

Cirque du Soleil Alegria

Cirque Du Soleil Alegria

When? December 21, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Where? The Grand Chapiteau at Hard Rock Stadium

How Much? ›› Find Cirque du Soleil Alegria Tickets
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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

When? January 4, 2020

Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

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Jurassic World

Jurassic World

Two South Florida Venues:

When? January 9 - 12, 2020
Where? AmericanAirlines Arena
How Much? ›› Find Jurassic World Tickets at AA Arena

When? January 23 - 26, 2020
Where? BB&T Center
How Much? ›› Find Jurassic World Tickets at BB&T Center

Aladdin The Musical

Aladdin

When? January 9 - 19, 2020

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

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Billy Joel

Billy Joel

When? January 10, 2020

Where? Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

How Much? ›› Find Billy Joel Tickets


Celine Dion Courage World Tour

Celine Dion

When? Friday and Saturday January 17 - 18, 2020

Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

How Much? ›› Find Celine Dion Tickets


Miami For Kids And Families This January 2020

Santa's Echanted Forest

Santa's Enchanted Forest

The largest Christmas-Themed Amusement Park and Carnival is back with its 3 million lights, 92" christmas tree, and the carnival rides for little ones and those wanting a little more extreme.

Located in the heart of Miami in Tropical Park, you will no doubt see the lights from the highway as you drive past.

It is a huge sprawling lively event, just coming to see the lights is worth the trip. Tons of entertainment for kids and families round it all up. There are the many live shows, games, magic acts, mazes, all sorts of rides, from carrousels to roller coasters and drop towers and of course, the carnival food!

When? October 31, 2019 - January 5, 2020 - 5:00pm to Midnight
Where? Tropical Park, on the Palmetto (SR826) and Bird Road (40th Street) 7900 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155
How Much? Adults (9-64) $37.01, Children (3-8) and Seniors 65+ $28.60, Season and express passes available.

More Info: Santa's Enchanted Forest

Winterland at the Farm

Winterland at Pinto Farm

With this 60-degree weather, what better way to warm up and get ready into the holiday spirit with family and friends than with some Snow, Holiday Treats, Hot chocolate and much more while you can meet Santa Claus, Nix the Snowman and Sprinkle the Gingerbread Cookie at a beautiful illuminated Forest.

Holiday treats, hay rides, face painting, paddleboat rides, Santa, pony rides, and many more activities for kids!

When?: TBA - Mid-December through early January
Where?: Pinto Farm at 14890 SW 216 Street, Miami, FL 33170
How Much?: Winterland Unlimited $19 includes paddle boat rides, hay rides, pony rides, race track, petting zoo. Groupon 2 for $29.

More info: www.pintofarm.com

Family Fun Fest at Biscayne National Park

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.

This is the first program of the 2018-19 season, come and join in!

When? January 12, 2020 - 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

For Miami Sports Fans This January 2020

Miami Heat Basketball Schedule January 2020 Home Games and Tickets

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

When? See home game schedule for this month below
Where? AmericanAirlines Arena
How Much? As low as $15, but they go quick!
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Florida Panthers Schedule - January 2020 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 schedule below
Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise
How Much? As low as $15, but they go quick!
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January 2020 Public Holidays

New Year's Day - January 1, 2020

New Year's Day, is a public holiday throughout the country. Federal government offices and schools are closed on New Year's Day and store hours and restaurant and businesses holiday schedules may vary.

You can expect the following to be open and closed on New Year's Day:

Closed

Government Offices
Schools
Post Offices
Banks
Public Libraries
Grocery Stores

Open

(check for special holiday schedules)
Shopping Centers and Malls
Pharmacies
Most Fast Food and Restaurants
Public Transportation (Limited schedules and routes)
National, State and Regional Parks

Check out New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Events in Miami

Martin Luther King's Birthday January 20, 2020

This is a public holiday held on the third Monday in January. It celebrates the life of Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights leader that fought for racial equality in the United States.

The following will be

Closed


Government Offices
Schools
Post Offices
Banks
Public Libraries

Open


Shopping centers and malls
Grocery Stores
Restaurants
Federal, State, Regional Parks
Public Transportation

Free Or Almost Free Ongoing Events in Miami

Miami Design District Free Outdoor Concerts

Free Gloria Gaynor Concert at the Design District in Miami

The Miami Design District Performance Series kicks off in the fall and is a fantastic chance to enjoy live FREE outdoor concerts, our marvelous weather as it starts to cool off all wrapped in a fantastic South Florida atmosphere. The events are put together by the Knight Foundation, Design District developer Craig Robins and our very own Emilio Estefan and are free for all to enjoy. (THANK YOU!!!!)

The season normally starts in October and runs through the Holidays. Taking the stage on Friday evenings are performers in all sorts of genres from classical, pop, salsa... last year we had Gloria Gaynor, Jose Luis Rodriguez (El Puma), the Miami Symphony Orchestra... it's an eclectic bunch and regardless of who appears at Palm Court, it is always an enjoyable evening and a great way to kick start your weekend. And did I mention it's FREE?!!!

When? Fridays TBA

Where? Palm Court Plaza at the Miami Design District

How Much? FREE!

More Info: www.miamidesigndistrict.net

New World Symphony WALLCAST® Concerts

WALLCAST Concert at SoundScape Park

These are live classical music performances by the New World Symphony which are projected into a 7,000 square-foot wall at the New World Center for thousands to enjoy in a fantastic outdoor atmosphere.

The concerts are typically on the third Saturday of the month and the season runs from October through May.

New for the 2019-2020 season, WALLCAST® Concerts will utilize 4K Ultra High Definition visual technology for projections on the wall at the New World Center.

When? Saturday January 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Where? SoundScape Park at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

How Much? FREE! Bring a picnic, blankets, beach chairs, cocktails... yes, there are restrooms available at the south-east corner of SoundScape Park.
More Info: New World Symphony Wallcast Concert Series

Wynwood Art Walk Block Party

Wynwood Art Walk

Every second Saturday of the month, the Wynwood Art Walk Block Party is one of the most iconic events in the city in this up and coming neighborhood which has been transforming the art scene in Miami.

Wynwood which is best known for its street art and splashy murals puts together a live art show, pop-up shop & gallery experience where you can mingle among the artists and creators, drink in hand, watch as art is being created in front of you and purchase directly from them.

And beyond the fantastic art there's plenty of gourmet food trucks, cocktails, live music and vendors, yes, it's a party!

When? Saturday January 11, 2020 and every second Saturday of the month, doors open at noon
Where? The Wynwood Marketplace at 2250 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 at the Wynwood Art District
How Much? FREE! RSVP for a free drink!
More Info: www.wynwoodartwalkblockparty.com

WAVE Wine + Beer Taste on Washington Avenue

WAVE Festival in Miami

The Washington Avenue Business Improvement District Presents a Live Music Series Featuring a Wine & Beer Taste!
15 wine, beer, and live music locations over a 1 mile stretch on Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
A diversity of live music everyone can enjoy! Grab a friend and come enjoy your favorite wines, beers, and try something new while sitting back with locals and tourists alike to take in all the live music. Must be 21+.

When? Thursday January 16, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and every 3rd Thursday of the month.
Where? Along Washington Avenue in South Beach
How Much? General Admission $12.24 (entitles you to 12 wine / beer tastes), VIP $20.73 (entitles you to 24 wine / beer tastes)
More Info and Tickets: WAVE Wine & Beer.

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