Ongoing throughout the year sponsored by CCEMiami (1490 Biscayne Boulevard) - includes: bookfairs; visual arts exhibits of art, photography; food workshops; film screenings; music concerts; theater and dance performances; kids' events.
April 8-10, 2016. Two-day event features Beach Party plus Sat/Sun Festival at Lummus Park, Ocean Dr and Sunday Parade down Ocean Dr, along the Art Deco district; over 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, guest celebrities, musical performances, food, refreshments, and family-friendly play area. Expect 80,000+ people from all walks of life, all parts of the country, all age groups.
April 11-15, 2016, following Miami Pride - Sailing Away with Pride continues aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas - from Miami to the Bahamas and Key West, featuring an exclusive party at the Bourbon Pub and a private gay snorkeling adventure.
April 22 - May 1, 2016. Based in South Beach with additional film screenings at locations throughout Miami-Dade County. The 18th MiFo LGBT Film Fest has grown from a 3-day event with 25 films to the current 10 days with 65+ films -- an internationally acclaimed platform for numerous World Premiers, North American Premiers and East Coast Premiers. Also Fort Lauderdale Oct 7-16, 2016.
April 24, 2016, 6-7:30pm at the Flamingo Theater in the Four Ambassadors Hotel. 901 Brickell Bay Drive. Showcasing more than 15 local LGBT + allied comedians from the state of Florida in an epic/ historic evening of stand up comedy! A portion of proceeds from every ticket sale will benefit LGBTQ initiatives at the University of Miami.
May 11-15, 2016. Women from all corners of the USA/ the Americas/ the world. Events typically include: SPEED DATING; Wine and Cheese Reception; Kick-Off dance; Splash Pool Party; VVIP Cocktail Reception; Fuego Latin Party; Aqualicious Pool Party. 2016 Host: Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Also: Karaoke, + Aqua Tea Dance and Pool Party.
May 26-30, 2016. Five nights Thursday-Sunday, Events to include: SAT - Soak Him Pool Party + Live Mega Concert; SUN - Beach Festival at Virginia Key Beach Park; MON - BBQ Picnic. Events at: Penthouse 50 Nightclub/ The Viceroy Hotel; Ice Palace; Bekkoi Ultra Lounge and more. See 2015 gallery photos and more info their website:
July 14-18, 2016. Annual summer lifestyle event for same gender loving men and women from across the USA. Events at host hotel the Dorchester South Beach Hotel and Suites pool + bar. Parties may include a White Masquerade Party, Pool Party; men's swimwear and underwear fashion show, workshops, and other special events.
September 1 - October 1, 2016, with Carnival at Bayfront Park on Saturday Oct 1st. PERFORMANCE STAGES; local, national & international artists, 80+ booths of cultural diversity, 3 Community Pavilions, International foods, over 20 pre-events, dance contests, writers and Jazz series, movie nights. Host: Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Dr.
November 25-28, 2016. 32nd Anniversary! Four Nights. Great party, great cause. Past year included: White Heat, White Dreams; White Splash Pool Party; The White Party; White Starz; Muscle Beach Party; Noche Blanca; White Horizons. See 2916 details at their website:
Each New Year's Eve. A general public bash at 301 North Biscayne Boulevard, downtown Miami. The largest free party in South Florida. Disco dance party & countdown to midnight and a grand display of fireworks over Biscayne Bay.
New Year's Day each year, 8pm at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd, Miami Gardens.
January 19-21, 2017 on Friday noon to 11pm (SAT 10am-11pm, SUN 10am-8pm). Held annually, three-day weekend in the Art Deco Historic District, along Ocean Drive between 5th and 13th Streets. Events include musical performances, fashion shows, walking tours, movie screenings, a lecture series and a showcase of antique cars. Last January, over 400,000 people came out for the festivities.
Mid-February, 2017 (TBC). Three-day event of the visual, culinary and performing arts; one of the most prestigious fine arts exhibitions in the nation, bringing the most talented and creative artists from all over the world to Coconut Grove. Nearly one mile of arts, food and fun, the Festival is held annually in these streets. General admission: $15 per person per day.
Mid-February, 2017 (TBC). Showcasing talents of renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities with 60,000+ visitors, 80+ events, and many participating celebrity chefs. Includes: FRI Burger Bash. SAT Grand Tasting Village, signature festival event; Vegan Dinner; CroquetaPalooza Latin street-food favorite; SUN Lucky Chopsticks Asian-style night market.
March 1-6, 2017. Annual week of festivals, dancing and beach parties - all you need is a swimsuit. Six days and nights, nine dance parties, over 10,000 guests from around the world! Host hotel: The Shelborne Wyndham Grand Resort South Beach. See the website for more details.
March, 2017 (TBC). Annual festival presents the best of emerging and established film to local and international communities. Venues currently confirmed: Olympia Theater, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts (Downtown Miami); Regal South Beach Cinemas (Miami Beach); and MDC’s Tower Theater (Little Havana). See TBA line-up and more venues on their website.
March 12, 2017. What began as a Cuban cultural festival in Little Havana became a pan-American showcase annual event, music stages, top Latin performers, food kiosks, concerts, sport events, Latin Jazz Festival & galas on Calle Ocho - SW 8th St, 11th through 27th Ave - blocks of music, international foods, dancing; celebrating life in South Florida.
Mid-March, 2017 at SunLife Stadium, Miami Gardens. Top music concert lineups, pre-festival events, after parties, shopping, community events.
March 24-26, 2017 at Bayfront Park, Miami - three-day electronic dance music (EDM) party across eight stages, with around 70,000 music fans each day, Past headliners have included: Andhim, Alesso, AVICII, Skrillex, Tiësto, Carl Cox David Guetta, The Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim, Moby, and Swedish House Mafia.
May 26 - June 4, 2017 Thousands of participants and spectators from around the globe will converge on Miami for 10 days, featuring more than 450 events across three areas: sport, culture and human rights. Licensed by GLISA – the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association. See details closer to the event dates: