President's Day Weekend in Miami
February 12 - 15, 2021

Presidents Day Miami

President's Day 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 holiday celebrates and honors the life of George Washington, the first President of the United States, which records show his birthday to be on February 22. The holiday honors all past presidents as well.

This year it will be on Monday February 15, 2021.

Federal government offices are closed on President's Day. Businesses and stores remain open, specially stores as this is quite a big weekend for excellent sales.

Closed

Government Offices
Schools
Post Offices
Banks
Public Libraries

Open

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


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The long weekend that normally packs some of Miami's high caliber annual events, the Miami International Boat Show, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and Art Wynwood will certainly be different this year as all large scale events have been cancelled due to Covid precautions. However, there is plenty of outdoor things to do and enjoy over the long weekend to take advantage of the gorgeous weather.

For nature lovers, a visit to the Everglades is in order as this is one of the best times for wildlife viewing. Bird-watchers and photographers will be in their element.

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President's Day Weekend Things To Do

It's not too late to book your hotel stay, but great deals specially on the beach go fast, book as early as you can!

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Fun Things To Do This President's Day Weekend

Take An Airboat Ride Through The Everglades

Airboat Ride in the Everglades

Zipping around these noisy vehicles through the vast wilderness of the Everglades is a fun adventure for everyone and a great way to explore and enjoy the wildlife that this area is loved for and this is the perfect time of the year, our "dry" season when animals concentrate in the wetlands in great numbers and are easier to spot.

Alligators, turtles, all sorts of wading birds... and wonderful panoramic views of the marshes and hammocks at our beautiful "River of Grass".

A Cruise On The Bay...

Boat Tour in Biscayne Bay

This President's Day Weekend, enjoy a fantastic outing in the sun, enjoying the breeze and beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay and our magical skyline. Yes, this is Miami in February! And specially with the Boat Show going on, a cruise on the bay is the perfect way to take it all in.

There are many options for cruises, check our Biscayne Bay Cruise options page.

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Get Out Of Town...

This IS a three-day weekend! Why not spend some time exploring our surroundings? The Florida Keys are at our doorstep and you can be there within an hour from Miami. Get out your snorkel or dive gear and head south! John Pennekamp Park in Key Largo is a fantastic destination for all sorts of water sports and outdoor activities, snorkeling, diving, kayaking... And of course, Key West, as far south as you can go, famous for wonderful sunsets, its street art scene, shops, outdoor cafes, restaurants and historic sites has also much to offer.

And the Bahamas are equally accesible, check out this Helicopter Day Trip to the Bahamas.

Activities, Tours, Attractions that are OPEN

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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