Winter Wonderland: Miami


Anyone looking to escape the frigid temperatures of the north? So are we, and we can think of no better way to do it than visiting Miami.

Aside from having beautiful beaches, sunny weather, and lots of cultural food, Miami in the winter is also Festival Season! And believe us when we say there’s a festival for everyone out there.

Whether you’re an art enthusiast or a map enthusiast visit Miami this winter and experience what Festival season is all about!

Art Deco Weekend

Jan 18 – Jan 20

Set in the middle of Miami Beach this event is a an art lovers delight. Join the community in this 3 day cultural festival that features over 83 events all weekend.

This small festival concentrates on preserving, promoting, and protecting the city of Miami, its diverse culture, and one of a kind history!

Enjoy a weekend filled with a little bit history, a little bit of culture, and lost of fun.

International Chocolate Festival

Jan 25 – Jan 27

From the rainforests in South America to the topical pavillions in Florida, the cacao bean has a rich culture and diverse following throughout. One the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has been exploring, explaining ,and conserving for the past 12 years with their annual Chocolate Festival. Enjoy a two day celebration of chocolate and indulge in one of the worlds most wonderful treats!

Miami International Map Fair

Feb. 2 – Feb. 3

Celebrating its 25th year; the Miami International Map Fair is the largest and longest run-in map fair in the Americas. Take your love of maps to a whole other level at the Historymiami Museum, this exceptional two day event features over 30 of the most outstanding map dealers around the world in one gallery.

Join enthusiasts all around for a night filled with adventure!

III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival

Feb. 15 – Feb. 17

Not to be confused with larger events such as ULTRA Music Festival, this festival is a techno, house, deep house, chill-out, and down tempo party with various locations all over Mana Wynwood. With a recent schedule change from November to February this festival is bringing its star studded line up to festival season.

Miami International Boat Show

Feb. 14 – Feb. 18

Come share your love of boats at one of the top international boat shows of Florida! Featuring top sponsors, vendors, and boat connoisseurs alike this is one show you don’t want to miss.

Need a place to stay for the boat show? Located only 5-7 minutes away from the venue Dharma Home Suites’ One Broadway accommodations can provide the comfort and quality experience to make your boat show experience complete!

South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Feb. 20 – Feb. 24

Looking for an out of the ordinary food experience? Look no more, The Food Network and the Cooking Channel are hosting their annual Wine and Food Festival in South Beach. Enter a foodies’ dream at this family friendly event, featuring everything from daily children-friendly fun, to loads of wine tastings and a chance to meet you favorite food network chefs!

This festival is a one of a kind food experience you don’t want to miss.

Winter Party Festival

Feb. 27 – Mar. 5

Ready for a week long celebration? Winter Party Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of diversity produced to raise funds for the LGBTQ community. Founded in 1994 this party has grown in the sands of South Beach and continues to expand and grow to one of the top LGBTQ events Miami has to offer.

So whether you’re just going for the weather, or looking for an exciting new festival(s) to attend; visit Miami this Winter and check out some of our favorite events this coming season.

Happy Holidays & a Happy New Year!

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