Miami events calendar
Plan ahead with our guide to the biggest and best annual Miami events, festivals, art fairs and concerts
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Consult our Miami events calendar to find the best things to do in Miami. Magic City never misses an opportunity to party, from high-profile winter events like Art Basel and South Beach Wine & Food Festival to an annual celebration of art deco Miami, the White Party in the fall and spring’s Calle Ocho, the world's largest block party, in Little Havana.
International Mango Festival
Indulge in mango smoothies, chutney, sweets and even a mango-themed brunch made by celeb chefs (must be booked online in advance).
Date 2nd wknd in July.
Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, at SW 101st Street, South Miami (1-305 667 1651, fairchildgarden.org). Bus 65.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim
There are few better places than sun-soaked South Beach to show off what’s hot in bikinis, tankinis and beyond. The Raleigh’s world-famous art deco swimming pool makes the perfect backdrop for this annual fashion extravaganza.
Date late July.
Raleigh hotel, 1775 Collins Avenue, at 17th Street, South Beach (miami.mbfashionweek.com). Bus C, G, H, L, M, S.
Miami Spa Month
Experience Miami’s happening spa scene with a tempting array of discounted treatments and days of glorious pampering at some of the city’s most serene relaxation spots.
Throughout Miami (miamispamonth.com).
Miami Spice Restaurant Month
Dinner at Mr. Chow for less than $40? Yep. To spice up business during the summer doldrums, many top Miami restaurants offer upscale meals at reasonable prices. Three-course lunches cost $19–$23 and dinner will set you back $33–$39.
Throughout Miami (ilovemiamispice.com).