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.
Marinas are open and the following operators are taking reservations for Biscayne Bay Cruises now:
Segway Tours have reopened and they are a great way to discover the Art Deco District, Ocean Drive, Fisher Island... You see a lot more gliding around than on foot while enjoying the breathtaking views and some fresh air! These Segway Tours are running right now
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, an Art District, Floating Bars, a 5k race and fantastic food options.
Performances take place on three stages and naturally include some great names, which in the past have featured Darius Rucker, Illenium, Adam Lambert, Juanes, Slightly Stoopid, Melissa Etheridge, Cage The Elephant, Nelly, Kevin Gates and many, many, MANY more!
The 1st edition of the Bayfront Jazz Festival will occupy two exciting days of live music on April 30th and May 1st, 2021, hosting legends of jazz, afro cuban, and electronic music in an open air iconic venue.
This year's unique line-up includes Roy Ayers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola and Mark Guiliana's Beat Music.
When?: Friday and Saturday April 30 - May 1st, 2021
Where?: Miami Bayfront Park
How Much?: $20 - $350
An Internet ticketed livestream video will also be in place through Eluvio LIVE allowing happy fans from the world. Part of the ticket sales will be given to American Hospitals for fighting Covid.
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?: May 8 - 16, 2021
Where?: Miami Beach Convention Center
How Much?: TBA, previously Adults $15.00, Children 6-12 $6.00, Children under 6 Free. All tickets plus $1 fee. Check Groupon for offers $16 $12
South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine - May 20 - 23, 2021
This five-day affair of glorious food, famous chefs, flowing champagne, or wine... or beer... will be
attracting its share of foodies once again to 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. This year's events may understandably feel a litle bit different, but rest assured, the team is working tirelessly and with the help of FIU's top epidemiologists and infectious disease scientists, they have adapted many new health and safety protocols to ensure the wellbeing of all attendees.
When? May 20 - 23, 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 $200, Heineken Burger Bash $250, Wine/Beer Seminars from $85, Italian Bites on the Beach $175 and many FREE online culinary demos...
Featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team along with military jet flyovers, parachute teams, civilian aerobatic acts and formation flight teams for a fantastic day out on the beach!
Flown from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, the show's main flight line area is between Sunrise Boulevard and 18th Street.
When? Saturday and Sunday, May 8 - 9, 2021 - noon to approximately 4:00 pm
Where? Fort Lauderdale Beach accross from Birch State Park
How Much?Drop Zone Beach - get away from the crowds, food and beverages including beer and wine for purchase plus portable restrooms - Adult $25.50 advance purchase, $42.50 on day of event, Child (6-12) $16.80
Sand Boxes - your own reserved beach area, Sand Boxes accommodate 4 people and include beach chairs - Advance Purchase $222, on day of event $370 (for four)
Flight Line Club VIP - the ultimate spot on the beach, tents with shade, lunch and drinks/beer, parking, golf cart valet - Advance Purchase $169, on day of event $285 pp
Rooftop Balcony at the Pelican Grand Hotel with Open Bar - Advance Purchase $379, on day of event $499 pp
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 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - 2021 FESTIVAL HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED
Where? Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead FL 33031
How Much? $10
More Info:Redland Fruit and Spice Park.
Lasting Impressions: The 3D LED Experience Impressionist Installation
Float downstream with Monet's Water Lilies... Walk on the cobblestone streets and parks of Paris... Join Degas dancers in the studio... LASTING IMPRESSIONS is a towering, experiential installation of sight and sound that transports guests into more than 100 of the world's most recognizable masterpieces. Featuring the music of Debussy, Ravel and other composers, as well as French standards by Piaf, Aznavour and Mouskouri.
This fully immersive experience uses one of a kind 3D/LED technology, projections, music and lighting to create an experience like no other, allowing guests to see the artist's brushstrokes as paintings come to life all around them.
Perfect for all ages and wheelchair-accessible.
When? May 19 - June 16, 2021. This is a one-hour, timed-entry experience, safely distanced, limited-capacity presentations are available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m
Where? Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center
How Much? $54.60
More Info:Lasting Impressions: The 3D LED Experience.
Memorial Day Weekend: Miami Beach Air & Sea Show May 29 - 30, 2021
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 world class Air & Sea Show!
When? Saturday and Sunday May 29 - 30, 2021
Where? Along the shores of Miami Beach
How Much? FREE from the public beaches on the North and South ends of the event site. Options for Preferred Viewing Areas on the beach
More Info:Memorial Day Weekend Events in Miami.
Holidays in May 2021
Mother's Day - Sunday, May 9, 2021
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 9, 2021. 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 31, 2021
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 29 - 30, 2021. 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? Adults $59.99, Children (3 - 12) $49.99, all summer long! (plus tax)
Pass is valid from mid-May through end of September, exact dates TBA 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.
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.
Where? SoundScape Park at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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 May 8, 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
Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) Free Admission on Thursdays
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?: 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
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 May 20, 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.