A Monthly Guide of Things to Do in Miami
It’s that special time of year in Florida , where people come streaming into Miami from all over the world to experience our beautiful weather, fine dining and high end shopping. Dharma’s property at Red Road Commons is perfectly situated to enjoy all of these activities without the hassle of long drives and traffic.
Start your day with a donut from The Salty, an artisanal donut shop that’s been featured on The Food Network, The Travel Channel, and The Cooking Channel. Take a walk to The Shops at Sunset Place, a beautiful open-air shopping destination that contains a multitude of restaurants and shops. Stop for lunch at one of the twenty-plus restaurants within walking distance . If you’re still not done shopping after visiting Sunset Place, you are also less than ten miles to Brickell City Center , another high end shopping and dining area.
You are also just a short drive from Wynwood Walls , The Fairchild Botanical Gardens, Coconut Grove and Downtown Miami.
If that isn’t enough to entice you to come to Miami, there are a plethora of festivals and exhibitions to attend year-round. You don’t need to wait until Winter or Spring Break to find something fun and interesting to do. To help you out, I have compiled a year-round calendar of things to do within fifteen miles of Red Road Commons.
Located at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus , The 2021 Miami Book Fair takes place from November 14 to 21. This annual event draws more than 500 authors and literary luminaries to Miami for lectures, readings, panel discussions and a street fair.
Creators, collectors, and dealers of contemporary art have congregated at Art Basel , the world’s biggest art fair. Intended to spotlight the top artists of the time and act as a “driving force in supporting the role galleries play in nurturing the careers of artists,” the annual event attracts art perusers and professionals alike.
Miami Mega Festival of the Arts
The Miami Festival of the Arts offers a visitor world class art with artists working in most of the visual mediums, from oil, to water color to clay to bronze.
Romance Under The Stars at the Venetian Pool
The annual Romance under the Stars event happens on Valentine’s Day Feb. 14, 2022 . Enjoy night of fun, dancing, and romance at the historic Venetian Pool.
Fee: $75 per person. ($150 per couple)
Includes buffet-style dinner, group dancing, and a souvenir photo to take home.
Ultra Music Festival
The festival draws more than 70,000 party people from over 100 countries who relish in a euphoric dance experience with major pyrotechnics and laser shows across multiple stages.
Calling all sugar lovers! The SOFLO Cake & Candy Expo is ideal for hobby bakers and professionals alike. Spend a sweet weekend filled with classes, cake competitions, demonstrations, and more ! You can find it all at the Miami Airport Convention Center this April.
The Coconut Grove Artisanal Market
The Coconut Grove Artisanal Market is full of an assortment of artisanal goods and food vendors. Spend your Friday night enjoying live music, delicious food, and a fun shopping experience, if you choose with the assortment of goods available! From clothing to hand-made products, essential oil products, jewelry, antiques, unique art, and so much more.
City Theatre’s Summer Shorts
Every summer, thousands of audiences enjoy their brand-new “shorts”! America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2020 celebrating City Theatre’s 25 years of “shorts” with TWO different programs of the best brand-new and favorite revivals of ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas and mini-musicals.
I don’t know about you, but growing up, Summertime was baseball time!
Go see a Miami Marlins Game at loandepot park.
Viscaya Village Farmers Market
Taste the artistry of local vendors as you explore Vizcaya’s historic farm and village. Discover fresh-made delicacies and hand-crafted goods, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, vegan products, and more. The Market takes place every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Vizcaya Village located at 3250 S. Miami Ave. Miami FL 33129.