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.
September 15 - October 15, 2017, with Carnival at Bayfront Park on Saturday Oct 7th. PERFORMANCE STAGES; local, national & international artists, 80+ booths of cultural diversity, 3 Community Pavilions, International foods, over 20 pre-events, dance contests, writers, poetry and Jazz series, oral history project, artist studio tours, drag brunches, movie nights.
September 30, 2017, 8:30pm at O Cinema Wynwood, 90 NW 29th St. A gifted working-class teenager from Paramin, Gregory strikes up a friendship with James, an affluent businessman, who pushes him to discover himself professionally, creatively, and intimately. Dealing with the return of his drug addicted father and the upcoming Carnival male initiation parade, Greg must confront James.
October 1 2017, 5:30pm, O Cinema Wynwod. Two small-time gangsters, transporting arms, offer transportation assistance to the couple, who then encounter a cross-section of society throughout the night. Meanwhile in a Kerala village, the Garudan Thookkam ritual is offered for problems solved in the abode of Kali, who represents Goddess Durga’s personified wrath and embodied fury.
October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017, 9pm-1am at Gramps. Thursday dance with resident DJsHottpants, Mystic Bill, and Terence Tabeau. Drag shows, 9:30pm and 11:30pm with Kurt Fowl, Neon Miller, Miss Toto and special guests. "Best Monthly Gay Party" - Miami New Times - now a weekly event. Always FUN / Always FREE! Next dates: Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
November 23-27, 2017. 33rd Anniversary! Five Days. 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 2917 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, 2018 at Port Miami, on the Carnival Victory - sailing to a new destination - four days of beach + pool parties, themed extravangazas and onboard events to rival the best dance music festivals in the world. See details starting Feb 15th, 2017, at:
January 18-20, 2018 (TBC). Friday noon-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. Past January, over 400,000 people came out for the festivities.
February 17-19, 2018 (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.
February 21-25, 2018. Showcasing talents of renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities with 60,000+ visitors, 80+ events, and many participating celebrity chefs. Past year included: FRI Burger Bash. SAT Grand Tasting Village, signature festival event; Vegan Dinner; CroquetaPalooza Latin street-food favorite; SUN Lucky Chopsticks Asian-style night market.
February 28 - March 6, 2018. 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 9-18, 2018. 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 11, 2018. 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.
March 17-18, 2018 at SunLife Stadium, Miami Gardens. Top music concert lineups, pre-festival events, after parties, shopping, community events.
March 23-25, 2018 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.
July, 2018 (TBC). Five-day summer lifestyle event for same gender loving men and women from across the USA. Past year's events at host hotel the Dorchester South Beach Hotel and Suites pool + bar. Parties included a Welcome Party, a White Masquerade Party, a Pool Party; a men's swimwear and underwear fashion show, workshops, and other special events.
Early April, 2018. 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 20-29, 2018. Based in South Beach with additional film screenings at locations throughout Miami-Dade County. The 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 6-15, 2017.
Mid-May, 2018 (TBC). Women from all corners of the USA/ the Americas/ the world. Four days of events typically include: SPEED DATING; Wine and Cheese Reception; Kick-Off dance; Splash Pool Party; VVIP Cocktail Reception; Fuego Latin Party; Aqualicious Pool Party. Past Host: Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Also: Karaoke, + Aqua Tea Dance and Pool Party.