Miami Festivals & Shows

Miami Festivals & ShowsIf you're ready to party in Miami, check out one of our favorite city-wide festivals. Culture, music, beer and literature are just a few reasons that Miami comes together to celebrate at these entertaining events.

Ultra Music Festival
Be ready to dance at the Ultra Music Festival. This festival plays host to live electronic music, performed by favorites like Tiesto, MSTRKRFT, deadmau5, Moby, David Guetta, The Ting Tings, Skrillex, Afrojack, and dozens more. If you love the sound and feel of electro and house music, get your tickets to this event before they're gone.

Web: www.ultramusicfestival.com

Celebrate the arts at one of the nation's premier outdoor art events, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival. This event showcases art in various medias, and offers festival-goers the opportunity to purchase art and meet the artists with work featured. Fine cuisine and live entertainment are also in attendance at the festival.

Web: www.coconutgroveartsfest.com

Miami International Film Festival
Get your tickets to the Miami International Film Festival and see the best upcoming films. The festival brings South Florida audiences the premier titles of current cinema along with its talented filmmakers. International film screenings, gala premiers, and REEL seminars are all a part of this event.

Web: www.miamifilmfestival.com

9 Mile Music Festival
If reggae music speaks to your soul, you'll feel right at home at the 9 Mile Music Festival. The festival is inspired by the music and humanitarian efforts of Bob Marley, and features performances by reggae musicians. This year's line up includes Marley's sons, Damien, Stephen, and Julian. Along with being a live music event, the 9 Mile Music Festival is also a food drive; through 18 past festivals, over two million canned goods have been collected.

Web: ninemileent.com

Jazz in the Gardens
Enjoy live music at the Jazz in the Gardens event. This festival has brought some of the best names in music to the stage, including Gladys Knight, Charlie Wilson, Ms. Lauryn Hill, John Legend, Mary J. Blige and many more. The line up gets more impressive every year so keep an eye on the event's website for details.

Web: jazzinthegardens.com

Experience a small piece of Cuban culture at Carnival Miami. The festival brings a Carnival-styled celebration to the streets of Little Havana in Miami, and the event is host to concerts, races, food competitions, art and much more. The two-week celebration is one of the nation's largest street festivals, so don't miss out on the fun.

Web: www.carnavalmiami.com

Florida Rennaisance Festival
Travel back to the days of sword fights, jousting, minstrels, and knights in shining armor as you explore the booths and events at the Florida Renaissance Festival. Drink from tankards, watch knights fight to the death in a jousting duel, shop hand-crafted goods, and take part in fun games and competition. You'll enjoy time traveling at this fun-filled festival.

Web: www.ren-fest.com

Grovetoberfest
Beer lovers, brewers and connoisseurs alike, join in the fun at Grovetoberfest, Miami's Beer Festival. This event gathers over 130 beers for festival-goers to sample, from pale ales to lager, amber brews and more. Grovetoberfest also hosts live music, food vendors, and complimentary rides home for those who've enjoyed the beer a little too much; the event also offers special incentives for people who choose to attend the event as a designated driver.

Web: www.grovetoberfest.com

Get lost in literature at the Miami Book Fair International. Book worms and writers will love this event as it features six nights of lectures, discussions and readings by nearly 350 authors. The event also brings over 250 publishers to the area, bringing books and other literary novelties. Book collectors will want to attend the fair as antiquarians are in attendance, showcasing valuables like signed first editions and original manuscripts.

Web: www.miamibookfair.com