Temperatures are picking up and it's time to head out to the beaches! April in Miami packs an exciting array of festivals and events which after last year's challenges with the pandemic, are back in grand scale this year with proper measures to provide a safe experience for everyone: The Fair, SunFest, MB Gay Pride Festival, The Deering Seafood Festival are on.
The Miami Open will come to a close at the beginning of the month and the usual roster of first class concerts and entertainment kicks off with Bad Bunny at FTX Arena on April 1st. Also in town this month: Elton John, Justin Bieber, New Edition, Bon Jovi, Roberto Carlos, The Who, The Piano Guys...
For our sports fans, the Heat is on at FTX Arena, the Marlins are back at Marlin's Stadium, our Panthers take on the ice at FLA Live Arena and Inter Miami CF is back at DRV PNK Stadium.
Easter Sunday is on April 17, 2022, the Easter Bunny will be making the rounds...
This Month's Miami Highlight Events:
The concert and entertainment scene in April 2022 features:
- Matilda The Musical - March 25 - April 10, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Florida Grand Opera - Rigoletto - March 31 - April 2, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Bad Bunny - April 1 - 3, 2022 at FTX Arena
- ABBA The Concert - A Tribute - April 1, 2022 at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
- Hasan Minhaj - April 1, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- John Mayer - April 2, 2022 at FLA Live Arena (formerly BB&T Arena) Sunrise
- Trevor Hall - April 2, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- This is Elton - The Tribute - April 2, 2022 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
- Cats: The Musical - April 5 - 10, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Snoh Aalegra - April 6, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Omer Adam - April 7, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Before Night Falls: The life of Reinaldo Arenas - April 7, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- Simon Grossmann - April 8, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- Margaret Cho - April 8-10, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- Marco Antonio Solis - April 9, 2022 at FLA Live Arena (formerly BB&T Arena) Sunrise
- Ben Folds - April 9, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- Doug Loves Movies - April 9, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- Pimpinela - April 9, 2022 at the James L. Knight Center Miami
- Rauw Alejandro - April 9, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Lucie Arnaz - April 10, 2022 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
- New Edition, Charlie Wilson & Jodeci - April 10, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Chris Tomlin & Hillsong United - April 11, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Symphony of the Americas: American Classics - April 12, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Justin Bieber - April 13, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Gold Coast Jazz: Dirty Dozen Brass Band - April 13, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Clairo & Widowspeak - April 13, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Marlon Wayans - April 14 - 16, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- Kountry Wayne - April 15, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Elaina The Poet Bringz the Jazz - April 16, 2022 at the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Bon Jovi - April 16, 2022 at FLA Live Arena (formerly BB&T Arena) Sunrise
- Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - April 16, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- LShankar in Concert - April 16, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- Alejandra Guzman y Paulina Rubio - April 16, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- Nate Bargatze - April 21, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Tony Hinchcliffe - April 21 - 23, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- Dan & Shay - April 21, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- North Beach Social: Gafiera Rio Miami - April 21, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
- Roberto Carlos - April 22, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Eric D'Alessandro - April 22 - 23, 2022 at the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- The Who - April 22, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- Colin Hay - April 22, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Miami City Ballet: Jewels - April 23 - 24, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Arts Ballet Theater of Florida: Spring Ballet Gala - April 23, 2022 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
- Van Morrison - April 23-24, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
- Dr Suess's: The Cat in the Hat - April 24, 2022 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
- Arts Ballet Theater of Florida: Spring Gala - April 24, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Telly Leung - April 24, 2022 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
- High School Musical 2 Jr - April 25, 2022 at the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Diana Krall - April 26, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Koffee - April 27, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Nanutria - April 27, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- The Pump and Dump Show - April 28, 2022 at the Miami Improv in City Place Doral
- Elton John - April 28, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Joan Manuel Serrat - April 29, 2022 at the James L. Knight Center Miami
- Beth Hart - April 29, 2022 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- The Cat in the Hat - April 29 - 30, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Jen Fulwiler - April 29, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- The Piano Guys - April 29, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- Juan Luis Guerra - April 30, 2022 at FTX Arena
- Young Thug, Roddy Ricch & Kodak Black - April 30, 2022 at FLA Live Arena (formerly BB&T Arena) Sunrise
- L.O.L Surprise! Live - April 30, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- 9th Annual Spring Benefit Concert - April 30, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
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Miami April 2022 Highlight Events
The Miami Open
The world's top tennis players converge in Miami for this two-week tournament, a great chance to see all your favorite ones in action and once again at their fantastic facilities at Hard Rock Stadium!
When? March 21 - April 3, 2022
Where? Hard Rock Stadium
How Much? $17+ for single session, Full Day and many package options to choose from.
More on the Miami Open, What's Different This Year, Getting There, Tips on Attending
Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition
The Fair is in town! Rides, rides and more rides, oh and there's the cotton candy, funnel cakes, turkey legs, the roasted corn on the cob...
no wonder this is one of the largest annual family events in the State.
This is more than one giant amusement park... although for kids, that's reason enough! There will be tons of live events and games, agriculture shows,
a circus, a petting zoo, livestock exhibits, BMX Pro Stunt Shows, Grammy Award winning performers...
All live entertainment and concerts are included in your admission.
When? March 17 - April 10, 2022. Open Daily Except March 28-29 and April 4-5.
Where? Miami-Dade County Fair, 10901 SW 24th St. Miami. Coral Way (SW 24th St) and 112th Avenue
How Much? General Admission $10, 5 and under free. Tickets for rides are extra. Thursdays only $5!
Unlimited ride package is $25. 2022 season pass $24.
scholarships that reward youth achievement in artistic, athletic and academic programs. Be there!
More info, concert line-up and tickets: The Fair
Flamingo Gardens' Beauty of Orchids
This Easter, explore the beauty and diversity of orchids in this breathtaking exhibit of live orchid floral displays set among the lush tropical gardens of Flamingo Gardens, with over 1000 beautiful orchids in bloom with 10 displays, tours, classes, orchid vendors and "Native Orchid Music Installation" on weekends.
When? March 19 - May 8, 2022 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where? Flamingo Gardens at 3750 S. Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330-1614
How Much? Free with General Admission: Adults $21.95, Kids (3-11) $15.95
More Info: www.flamingogardens.org
The 16th Annual Deering Seafood Festival On The Bay
Get ready for a non-stop celebration at the Annual Deering Seafood Festival on the Bay, complete with delicious catch from the sea,
celebrity chef cooking demos, fun-filled adventures for kids, Virgin Island stilt walkers,
a Bahamian Junkanoo musical parade and on-going live entertainment.
When? Sunday April 10, 2022 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where? The Deering Estate at 16701 SW 72nd Avenue in Palmetto Bay, Miami, FL 33157
How Much? Admission: Adults $20 in advance online, $25 the day of the event; children 4-14 years $7, $10 at the gate, Members FREE
Here's more on the Deering Seafood Festival
Sprung! Spring Beer Festival - Suspended
Every spring, thousands of beer enthusiasts gather for a celebration of seasonal brews, delicious food, and live music.
This year they are back bigger and better than ever at The Wynwood Marketplace, with the UNLIMITED CRAFT BEER SAMPLES you crave and the return of the SPRUNGMANIA experience with Union Beer's live wrestling matches in their very own wrestling stage!
They are bringing 100+ breweries to sample the day away and provide you with an all-inclusive experience as you witness live wrestlers, live DJ's, the most satisfying food to pair with your favorite brews!
Where? The Wynwood Marketplace at 2250 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33127
Here's more on the Wynwood neighborhood and its fantastic street art.
- General Admission (4pm - 7pm) $45 + fees $52.87
- Beer Socialite $75 + fees $87.03 (Entry at 3:00 pm) Groupon
- VIP $95 + fees $109.08 (Entry at 2:00 pm, VIP lounge, appetizers, bathroom)
More Info and Tickets: Sprung! Spring Beer Fest.
Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival - April 1 - 10, 2022
This is the largest LGBT event in Miami including a three-day weekend packed with flashy, bold and spirited
What's on? Beach parties, block parties, VIP parties,
challenging runs, concerts and live entertainment, the legendary parade, Legends Ball, bar crawls, fireworks and
even a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas!
The Parade is a colossal affair and the crown jewel of the festival, with hundreds of participants and over 35 creative floats showcasing the Spirit of Pride.
When?: April 1 - 10, 2022. Parade on April 10, 2022 12:00 pm
Where?: Throughout South Beach. Festival Village in Lummus Park. Parade along the Art Deco District on Ocean Drive, starting point at 7th Street and Ocean.
How Much?: Festival and parade FREE, many ticketed events held throughout the week
More info: www.miamibeachgaypride.com
Longines Global Champions Tour
The Longines Global Champions Tour is the world's premier show jumping series, bringing together the top ranked athletes in the world to compete in prestigious locations for unprecedented prize money.
This month, they are back in the sands of Miami Beach...
The 17 event Tour offers some of the most explosive and exciting competition of any equestrian series featuring Olympic, World and Continental Champions as they battle fiercely for the title of overall season Champion of Champions and the lion's share of the bonus prize fund.
When? Thursday to Saturday April 14 - 16, 2022
Where? Miami Beach, on the beach between 21st and 22nd Streets, behind the Setai Hotel
How Much? TBC. In the past it has been FREE for spectators. Access to the public grandstand seating for all days of the event is free! There are areas for people to stand and watch along the side of the arena where you will be up-close to the incredible jumps as the horses and riders take to the course.
More info: www.globalchampionstour.com
SunFest Music and Arts 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, an Art District, Floating Bars, a 5k race and fantastic food options.
This year's performances taking place on three stages will include some great names as it has in the past. Line up will feature Lil Wayne, Bret Young, Adam Lambert, Melissa Etheridge, Boyz II Men, Sam Hunt, Goo Goo Dolls, Slightly Stoopid, Counting Crows, and many, many, MANY more!
You can check this year's full lineup.
When?: April 28 - May 1st, 2022
Thursday - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday - 5:00pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday - noon to 11:00 pm
Sunday - noon to 9:00 pm
Where?: Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront along Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive.
How Much?: One-Day Pass $45-$50, youth (6 - 12) $30-$35, and seniors (65+) $45, kids 5 and under FREE. Multi-day passes and group rates available
For tickets and parking info: www.sunfest.com
Holidays in April 2022
Easter Events in Miami - Easter Sunday is on April 17, 2022
Lively Egg Hunts and Parades, Luscious Brunches, Uplifting Services...
Easter in Miami is full of Hoppenings, from bunny crossings and baskets of eggs, chicks and carrots, brunches and breakfasts, parades and festivals.
And let's not forget Jesus is the reason for the season, wonderful services await.
Here are this year's most popular Easter events in Miami.
Miami For Kids And Families This April 2022
Family Fun Fest at Biscayne National Park - Suspended
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 typically 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 month however has been moved to the 1st Sunday so as not to conflict with Easter Sunday.
This is the last program of the 2019-20 season, so if you have the chance, join in!
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 April 2022
Miami Heat Basketball Schedule April 2022 Home Games and Tickets
When? See home game schedule for this month below
Where? FTX Arena
How Much? As low as $33, but they go quick! Find Tickets
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Florida Panthers Schedule - April 2022 Home Games and Hockey Tickets
Panthers are pouncing, get over to the FLA Live Arena to see first-class teams
battle it out on the ice!
When? See home game schedule for this month below
Where? FLA Live Arena (formerly BB&T Arena) Sunrise
How Much? As low as $17, but they go quick! Find Tickets
›› Check for Panthers Tickets at Groupon.
Miami Marlins Schedule - April 2022 Home Games and Baseball Tickets
When? See schedule below
Where? loanDepot Park, formerly Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way (NW 16th Avenue), Miami, Florida 33125
How Much? Individual game tickets can be had for as low as $17. Find Tickets
›› Check for Marlins Tickets at Groupon $15
Inter Miami CF Soccer
When? See Home Schedule below
Where? DRV PNK Stadium, Ft Lauderdale at 1350 NW 55th St, Fort Lauderdale. Between I-95 and the Turnpike, north of Commercial.
How Much? Find Tickets
Free Or Almost Free Ongoing Events in Miami
Wynwood Art Walk Block Party
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? 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
Miami Design District Art and Architecture Walks
Explore the art murals, outdoor art spaces, perhaps a gallery or two, featured exhibitions or the fabulous architecture throughout the Design District with resident experts.
Also on Sundays, The Market brings you locally sourced produce, culturally influenced food, or that special one-of-a-kind creation, while enjoying live entertainment.
When?: Several Saturdays / Sundays throughout the month, check the calendar of events for details
Where?: Miami Design District
How Much?: FREE
›› More Info www.miamidesigndistrict.net
New World Symphony WALLCAST® Concerts
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 second or third Saturday of the month and the season runs from October through May.
When? Second or third Saturday of the month
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
Miami Museums Free Days
Many Miami museums regularly offer free admission days, so take advantage and save if you can!
Here are some of the offerings, and be sure to double check for updates or changes with each venue before you head out.
For our Residents, if you have a Miami Dade Library Card, check out the FREE Museum Pass Program where you can get passes to many of the most popular museums and attractions in the city. Passes are good for a family of 4 and can be easily "checked out" with your library card. Passes are first-come-first-served and as you can imagine, some of the most popular ones get snatched as soon as they become available, each library branch gets a limited number of passes for each attraction.
The Museum Pass Program offers free entry to the following:
- Deering Estate
- Miami Children's Museum
- Perez Art Museum (PAMM)
- Frost Museum of Science
- Frost Art Museum
- Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
- Zoo Miami
- Lowe Art Museum
- The Bass
- Fruit and Spice Park
- ... and many more!
Fantasy Theatre Factory at the Sandrell Rivers Theater Series
Fantasy Theater Factory is a non-profit organization that manages the Sandrell Rivers Theater, a state of the art black box theater in Miami. FTF places its greatest programmatic emphasis on Theater for Young Audiences which place a primary focus on childhood literacy and ecology. Other focus areas of programming include: fitness, history, diversity, self esteem, peer pressure and bullying prevention. FTF also produces cultural arts workshop residency programs that serve at-risk youth, children with disabilities and general population students.
Monthly lineups include a bi-monthly film screening series, a bi-monthly live music series, an art exhibition series and a new play competition, where playwrights can have their new works performed as staged readings in front of live audiences.
Each year FTF produces well over 500 programs, many are FREE and open to the public, some offered for a low nominal fee, in many cases if you are unable to afford a ticket, please call their box office, and they will be happy to reserve up to four (4) free tickets for your party.
When? Various throughout the month
Where? Sandrell Rivers Theater at 6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami FL 33127
How Much? Many FREE or offered for a low fee.
More Info and this month's lineup: Fantasy Theater Factory Shows.
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