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 packs an exciting roster of top signature events celebrating the best in art, food, boating and more... The Coconut Grove Art Festival, the Miami Boat Show and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival are back with full programs and so are the usual vast array of concert and sport events. Journey, Rod Stewart, Gypsy Kings and many more are in town this month!
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!
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.
The Miami International Boat Show and the Miami Yacht Show have joined forces to create the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the largest boat and yacht event in the world.
When? February 14 - 18, 2024
Where? On-land portion of the show at the Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park, the in-water components of the show will take place at Sea Isle Marina, One Herald Plaza, Museum Park Marina, and IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens.
How Much?: Adults $43, Children 6 - 12 $16.50, 2-day ticket $75. Active military, veterans, and First Responders free on Sunday with valid picture ID.
Super Yacht Miami $135
Wynward VIP $350
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.
When? February 14 - 18, 2024
Where? Art Wynwood Pavillion on Biscayne Bay 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.
How Much?: TBA, last year: One day fair pass $36.50, Multi-day $65, Students 12-18 $25, Seniors $25
The Bay Harbor Islands Arts Festival returns to the heart of downtown Bay Harbor Islands at the beautiful Kane Concourse. The free, weekend-long celebration of art and culture will feature more than 60 local artists, live performances, local craft food and drinks, children's activities, an interactive family fun zone, and more. Pets are welcome.
When? Saturday and Sunday, February 3 - 4, 2024 - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where? 1177 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
How Much? FREE
Markets for Makers is BACK in Miami just in time for Valentine's Day. With a new outdoor location at Jungle Plaza, come discover and support 90+ makers and fill your free tote with goods from small businesses! Markets for Makers are known for bringing together independent artists + makers specializing in home decor, fashion, art, design, food (and more!) in a fun + inspiring environment that champions connections.
When? February 10 - 11, 2024
Where? Jungle Plaza at the Miami Design District.
How Much? TBA, last year: $8 - $15. Kids 12 and under are free.
South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine
This long weekend 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.
When? February 22 - 25, 2024
Where? Events take place at many different venues, mostly in the South Beach area, some of the regulars: the Fountainbleau, the Ritz Carlton, the Delano...
How Much? Varies, Grand Tasting Village $265, Burger Bash $275, Wine/Beer Seminars from $85...
Join in at the 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 perfomances onstage.
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? February 24 - 25, 2024 - Festival hours are Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Open Jam Session 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where? Downtown South Miami adjacent to the Shops at Sunset Place on Sunset Drive between US1 and Red Road
How Much? There is free admission for patrons with ample nearby parking on-street and in garages.
Chinese New Year Festival 2024 Year of the Dragon Celebrations - TBA
Chinese New Year is the largest festival in the Asian community calendar which this year welcomes the Year of the Dragon.
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 Februry 10, 2024. The celebrations normally take place over the weekend following the New Year.
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.
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? TBA - 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? TBA, prior years: $10 for adults, $5 children 6-12, under 5 FREE
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. The exhibits will be a very festive addition to the holidays!
When? November 21, 2023 - February 25, 2024
Where?Jungle Island at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, Florida 33132
How Much? Adults $29.90, Children (4-12) $20.93, Senior, Student, Military $25.42, Group bundle (6 people or more) $26.91
This concert series known simply as "Candlelight" which have had tremendous success around the world has arrived in Miami! Listening to classical or jazz or contemporary music in an intimate and atmospheric setting of a candlelit concert is a delightful and magical experience.
These enchanting concerts feature a wide variety of genres, from Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky, operas and Broadway, to Frank Sinatra, Taylor Swift, Adele, Fleetwood Mac, ABBA... all played by talented musicians at a variety of gorgeous and unique indoor and outdoor venues including Hotel Colonnade, Jungle Island, the Coral Gables Congregational Church...
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
Shopping centers and malls
Federal, State, Regional Parks
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!
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
These are fantastic oceanside concerts featuring our best local talents. Pack a picnic blanket or lawn chair and come and enjoy a relaxing Sunday among the swaying palm trees and experience the best of arts and culture.
The free weekly concert series features anything from Latin, Jazz, Pop, String Quartets, Classical, Marching Bands... you name it!
When? Sunday afternoons
Where? Lummus Park Ocean Drive Promenade between 14th Street and 14th Place
How Much? FREE
More Info and program: www.oceandrivearts.com.
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:
Miami Children's Museum
Perez Art Museum (PAMM)
Frost Museum of Science
Frost Art Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lowe Art Museum
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.