May 2024
Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

SunFest, Mother's Day, Formula 1 and a Fantastic
Air and Sea Extravaganza to Honor our Heroes on Memorial Day
Orchid Show in May

Easter has come and gone, temperatures are picking up but we still have some fantastic outdoor events before the scorching heat of summer kicks in!

Sun Fest opens the month, and the excitement of Formula 1 returns to Miami with the Miami Grand Prix taking center stage at Hard Rock Stadium.

Don't forget Mother's Day on the 14th, and to finish off the month, the National Salute to America's Heroes, the fantastic Air & Sea Show on Memorial Day weekend, a tribute to the men and women who gave their lives while serving our country.

This Month's Miami Highlight Events:

The concert and entertainment scene in May 2024 features:

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Holidays this Month:

In the Sports Calendar:

Specially for kids and families:

FREE or almost FREE Ongoing Events in Miami:

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JLo in Miami

Jennifer Lopez - This is Me Live

Kaseya Center aka Miami Heat Arena
June 28 - 29, 2024

Copa America Final in Miami

Copa America Tournament Final

Hard Rock Stadium
July 14, 2024

Jonas Brothers in Miami

Jonas Brothers - Five Albums. One Night. The World Tour

Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hotel & Casino
August 2, 2024

Shakira in Miami

Shakira - Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran World Tour

Kaseya Center aka Miami Heat Arena
November 20, 2024

Andrea Bocelli in Miami

Andrea Bocelli

Kaseya Center aka Miami Heat Arena
December 22, 2024

Candlelight Concerts in Miami

Candlelight Concerts

Several Venues
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May 2024 Highlight Events in Miami

SunFest Music and Arts Festival

SunFest Music and Art 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 a couple of stages will include some great names as it has in the past. Line up will feature Billy Idol, The Fixx, Fox Maple Band, Kritikal, Nelly, Shaggy, SloFunkPump, The Aces, Bryce Vine, Cole Swindell, Dylan Scott, Elle King, Hailey Whitters, Killbillies, The Lubben Brothers, Matt Corman Paul Russell, The Revivalists, Yung Gravy, Boys Like Girls, Brothers Within, Cassadee Pope, Dashboard Confessional, The Elovaters, Little Stanger, Matishahu, Rebelution, Seranation, Steven James, Third Eye Blind, Valley and many, many, MANY more!

You can check this year's full lineup.

When?: May 3 - 5, 2024
Friday - 5:00pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday - 1:00pm to 11:00 pm
Sunday - noon to 10:00 pm

Where?: Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront along Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive.

How Much?: One-Day Pass $80, youth (6 - 12) $40, and seniors (65+) $60, kids 5 and under FREE. Multi-day passes and group rates available. Handicapped Seating is available at no additional cost at both stages on a first-come, first served basis.

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Formula 1 - Miami Grand Prix - May 3 - 5, 2024

Formula 1

Once again in the Magic City, Formula 1 comes to Miami and is ready to unleash the fantastic spectacle that is F1 for fans in the USA and beyond. This exciting event will be back at Hard Rock Stadium's specially refitted Miami International Autodrome and its temporary 19-turn track.

Hard Rock Stadium will be at the center of all the action and host all spectator facilities. Pits and Paddock Club complex will be directly adjacent to the north side of the stadium.

When? May 3 - 5, 2024
Where? Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens
How Much? General Admission Campus Pass from $40+ likely to sell out, 3-day passes available
From viewing areas, the parties, concerts, fan events, here's all you need to know about the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2024

Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Ft Lauderdale Air Show

Featuring the U.S. Airforce Thunderbirds, A-10 Thunderbolt II Demo Team, Ghost Squadron 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 11 - 12, 2024 - 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, bring beach chairs and umbrellas - Adult $35 advance purchase, Child (6-12) $24.50
Sand Boxes - your own reserved beach area, bring your own chair and umbrella, restrooms, food and beverage stands, parking pass in Birch State Park with shuttle bus transport, Sand Boxes accommodate 4 people - Advance Purchase from $269 (for 4)
Flight Line Club VIP - the ultimate spot on the beach, tents with shade, restrooms, catered lunch and drinks/beer, parking near A1A, - Advance Purchase $179, child $152, reserved box for 4 $999
Rooftop Balcony at the Pelican Grand Hotel food and beverages with Open Bar - Advance Purchase $549

More Info and Tickets:

Event Site Map of Fort Lauderdale Air Show

Memorial Day Weekend: Miami Beach Air & Sea Show - May 25 - 26, 2024

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 25 - 26, 2024
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.

The Messi Experience - A Dream Come True World Tour

Messi Experience Tour

For all Messi fans! This is the first stop of a worldwide tour of this fantastic interactive experience inspired by Messi's life. The Messi Experience: A Dream Come True is an immersive & technological multimedia exhibit with 9 thematic installations, including digital and physical games to learn soccer tricks from the GOAT, it's a captivating experience with rich interactivity and compelling stage design.

When? April 25 - June 30, 2024
Where? The Hangar at Regatta Harbour in Dinner Key, Coconut Grove at 3385 Pan American Drive Miami, FL, 33133
How Much? $36+
More info: The Messi Experience

Redland International Orchid Show

Redland International Orchid Festival

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.

Attend the lectures to learn how to grow your orchids or control insects. Purchase your favorites flowers to take home and enjoy for years to come.

When? TBA
Where? Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead FL 33031
How Much? $10, child 6-11 $3
More Info: Redland Fruit and Spice Park.

Concerts and Entertainment This 2024

Magical Candlelight Concerts in Miami

Candlelight Concerts Miami

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...

More info and tickets: Candlelight Concerts in Miami

Holidays in May 2024

Mother's Day - Sunday, May 12, 2024

Mothers Day in Miami

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 12, 2024. 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 27, 2024

Memorial Day

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 25 - 26, 2024. There will be an exciting Air And Sea Show as well as stage shows and entertainment on the beautiful shores of Miami Beach.

Here's what's happening this Memorial Day Weekend in Miami.

Miami For Kids And Families This May 2024

Summer Savings Pass 2024

Miami Summer Savings Pass

This is a great savings pass for unlimited visits to

How Much? Adults $67.99, Children (3 - 12) $56.99, all summer long! (plus tax)

Pass is valid from May 15 to August 31, 2024 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 additional discounts you might be entitled for the Summer Savings Pass.

More info:

For Miami Sports Fans This May 2024

Miami Heat Basketball Schedule - May 2024 Home Games and Tickets

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

When? See home game schedule for this month below

Where? Kaseya Center aka Miami Heat Arena

How Much? As low as $30, but they go quick! Find Tickets
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Miami Marlins Schedule - May 2024 Home Games and Baseball Tickets

Miami Marlins schedule and 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 $16. Find Tickets

Florida Panthers Schedule - May 2024 Home Games and Hockey Tickets

Florida Panthers Tickets BBT Center

Panthers are pouncing, get over to the Arena to see first-class teams battle it out on the ice!

When? See home game schedule for this month below

Where? Amerant Bank Arena, Sunrise aka Panther's Stadium

How Much? As low as $17, but they go quick! Find Tickets
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Inter Miami CF Soccer Schedule May 2024 Home Games and Tickets

Inter Miami Tickets Lockhart Stadium

When? See schedule below

Where? Chase Stadium, Ft Lauderdale at 1350 NW 55th St, Fort Lauderdale. Between I-95 and the Turnpike, north of Commercial.

How Much? $28 - $150 Find Tickets

Free Or Almost Free Ongoing Events in Miami

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? 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:

Ocean Drive Promenade Music Series

MOAD Body Electric exhibit

Come and enjoy the Magic of Ocean Drive with this new FREE open air family-friendly classical music series every Sunday at 5:00 pm. Talented South Florida performers will present concerts that are free and open to the general public. You are welcome to bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments.

This year's line up includes performances by the South Beach Chamber Ensemble, Nu Deco Ensemble, Nicole Henry, the New World Symphony Ensemble among many others.

When?: Sundays at 5:00 pm
Where?: Ocean Drive Promenade located between 14th Street and 14th Place in Lummus Park
How Much?: FREE

›› More info and line up on the Ocean Drive Association FB Page

Miami Design District Art and Architecture Walks

MDD 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

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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 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

MOAD Body Electric exhibit

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 Show

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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