February 2021
Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

Socially Distanced Events: NASCAR Weekend, Valentine's Day, Outdoor Entertainment

Many events are being cancelled / postponed / rescheduled due to the current Coronavirus health precautions. Please check with event organizers for updates.

Miami-Dade county has issued an emergency order mandating facial coverings be worn in public at all times INDOORS and OUTDOORS and until further notice, with limited and specific exceptions.

The countywide curfew has been modified to be from midnight to 6:00 am.
Please adhere to the rules to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Here's the latest.

Miami Boat Show in February

Covid-19 continues to present many challenges but there isn't a better place than Miami in February with our glorious weather which offer plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy the cooler and drier temperatures, yes, our winter is perfect beach weather!

February in Miami normally packs an exciting roster of top signature events celebrating the best in art, food and boating: the Coconut Grove Art Festival, the Miami Boat Show and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival... This year, however, due to the Covid-19 measures and international nature of the events, both the Miami Boat Show and Coconut Grove Arts Festival have been cancelled. The SoBe Wine and Food Festival is still schedule to go ahead but has been postponed to May.

Large concert and sports venues are beginning to welcome visitors following all social-distancing measures and with reduced capacity. This month features a weekend of NASCAR Racing at Homestead Speedway. In the entertainment camp, many of the smaller and outdoor venues have re-open and have quite a roster of events lined up for February.

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

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The concert and entertainment scene in February 2021 features:

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Activities, Tours, Attractions that are OPEN

Many attractions remain closed but several tours that can be conducted safely and within health department and CDC guidelines have reopened as have most outdoor activities.

It's time to get out! Here's a list of things to do while maintaining social distancing measures. They have reopened and can be booked now. Make a reservation as many of the tours and activities are running on limited capacities. You can book with confidence as there is a free cancellation policy for most of the activities listed here, if your plans change and you cancel up to 24 hours in advance you will receive a full refund.

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February 2021 Highlight Events in Miami

Miami International Auto Show - Postponed to May

Miami International Auto Show

In 1971, Datsun introduced the 240Z, gasoline was 36 cents a gallon and the Miami lnternational Auto Show launched its first exhibition. Today, this same show is recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious in the nation.

A venue for national product introductions, the auto show showcases more than a thousand new vehicles from over 40 manufacturers from around the world - a collection that auto enthusiasts wait all year to see.

This signature South Florida event is back with popular returning exhibits, including Memory Lane celebrating nostalgia of the 50s and Ride & Drive where you are more than an spectator and take the wheel!

When?: February 19 - 28, 2021 Postponed to May
Where?: Miami Beach Convention Center
How Much?: Adults $15.00, Children 6-12 $6.00, Children under 6 Free. All tickets plus $1 fee. Groupon One-Day General Admission $16 $12

›› More Info www.miamiautoshow.com

Miami International Boat Show
2021 Cancelled

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.

Art Wynwood - Cancelled

Art Wynwood Miami

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

Art Wynwood is back on President's Day weekend and continues to showcase a dynamic array of works completely reflective of the original Wynwood District cutting edge and dynamic environment. Emerging talent from the contemporary art scene as well as blue chip modern masters will be featured.

New this year is the debut of the Miami Yacht show just accross from Art Wynwood and on the waterfront.

When? 2021 Cancelled
Where? New location at One Herald Plaza @ NE 14th Street in Downtown Miami on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways. Convenient with the Metromover, use the Arsht Center stop which is only a block away.
Free shuttle buses will run every 30 minutes from the Marriott Marquis during show hours.
How Much?: One day fair pass $35, Multi-day $60, Students 12-18 $20, Seniors $20

More Info: www.artwynwood.com.

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Cancelled

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? 2021 Cancelled
Where? Streets of Coconut Grove. The Festival runs along McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive.
How Much?: Adults $12 (early bird) $15 at the door, 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.

Chinese New Year Festival 2021
Year of the Ox Celebrations - CANCELLED

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 Ox.

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 12, 2021.

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? Cancelled - 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: http://chinesenewyearfestivalmiami.org/ and Chinese New Year Festival Miami Facebook Page

South Beach Wine and Food Festival
presented by Food & Wine - Postponed to May 20 - 23, 2021

South Beach Wine and Food Fest

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.

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, there are special live performances throughout the festival. Announced for this year: Rev Run, Nu Deco Ensemble, DJ Irie, The Hails, Laine Hardy, DJ Jarobi White, The Eclectic Circus, The David Grutman Experience Featuring Busta Rhymes and Cedric Gervais and more!

When? Postponed to May 2021
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, Beachside BBQ with Guy Fieri $175...

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

South Miami Rotary Art Festival - 2021 Suspended

Rotary Art  Festival Miami

Join us at the 36th 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? 2021 Suspended - Festival hours are Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (stay until 8:00pm on Saturday for live jazz onstage at the beer garden at 58th Avenue and Sunset) and Sunday from 10:00 am to 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: http://southmiamiartfest.org/ and South Miami Rotary Art Festival Facebook Page

NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend

Nascar Ford Championship Racing

A must weekend for NASCAR afficionados. The Speedway's race weekend will once again feature a full slate of exhilarating racing and exciting entertainment as two of NASCAR's national series come to South Florida. This February 2021 NASCAR weekend will host a reduced number of fans due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with enhanced safety protocols and procedures to provide a safe environment for guests and everyone involved in bringing these events which normally feature:

  • NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, this year has been realigned to the DAYTONA Road Course
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series - Saturday February 27, 2021
  • Dixie Vodka 400 NASCAR Cup Series - Sunday February 28 , 2021

Where?: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1 Speedway Boulevard, Homestead, FL 33035
How Much?: Single Day Tickets $35 - $140

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Miami For Kids And Families This February 2021

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.

When? SUSPENDED - 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 February 2021

Miami Heat Basketball Schedule February 2021 Home Games and Tickets

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

When? Season has started and home games will be played at the Arena, they are in the process of making arrangements to allow fans in the Arena with limited attendance and social distancing.
Where? AmericanAirlines Arena
How Much? As low as $15, but they go quick!

Florida Panthers Schedule - February 2021 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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February 2021 Holidays

Valentine's Day: Miami Romantic Getaway Ideas - February 14, 2021

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.

President's Day - Monday, February 15, 2021

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

Closed


Government Offices
Schools
Post Offices
Banks
Public Libraries

Open


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

Here's what's going on this President's Day Weekend in Miami.

Free Or Almost Free Ongoing Events in Miami

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? SUSPENDED

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

Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) Free Admission on Thursdays

MOAD Body Electric exhibit

Located at the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) offers groundbreaking exhibitions and programs that aim to foster a reimagined Miami. The new initiative is designed to make art accessible to all in the community, as well as visitors.

Free admission on Thursday evenings will continue indefinitely and includes admission to the galleries of MDC Special Collections - the Kislak Center and the Cuban Legacy Gallery.

Currently on view at MOAD is The Body Electric, a major exhibition that looks at our fraught relationship to technology, particularly the increasingly inescapable interface between our bodies and screens.

When?: February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2021 and all Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where?: Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Freedom Tower, 2nd Floor at 600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132
How Much?: FREE

›› More Info www.mdcmoad.org

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 February 13, 2021 - 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 February 18, 2021 - 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 $15 (entitles you to 12 wine / beer tastes), VIP $25 (entitles you to 24 wine / beer tastes, for 2 people)
More Info and Tickets: WAVE Wine & Beer.

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? SUSPENDED

Where? Palm Court Plaza at the Miami Design District

How Much? FREE!

More Info: www.miamidesigndistrict.net

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