Guide to Miami Music Week 2019

Everything you need to know to make the most of Miami Music Week 2019, including the best events and pool parties

Ultra Music Festival
Photograph: Amol Raval

Ultra music week is almost here, which means Miami Music Week is right around the corner as well. Seasoned fans of dance music know what this means, but perhaps you find yourself wondering what it is.

What is Miami Music Week?

Essentially, Miami Music Week is an annual gathering of parties, concerts and events all revolving around the world of dance music. The crowning event is, of course, Ultra Music Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in Miami’s Bayfront Park this year. This is a week where stamina matters. You’ll be running around between the best clubs in Miami, partying at the best hotel pools in Miami and stopping off for some late-night Miami drunk food when it’s all said and done. Think you can last all five days? Here’s what you’ll need to know.

When is Miami Music Week? 

Miami Music Week is held March 25, 2019, through March 31, 2019. 

Where is Miami Music Week? 

Miami Music Week takes places throughout various nightclubs, event spaces and hotels. The week culminates with Ultra Music Festival at Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park(301 Biscayne Blvd).

Miami Music Week 2018

Here are the set times for Ultra Music Festival 2018
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Here are the set times for Ultra Music Festival 2018

Make a game plan and catch your favorites across eight stages

Check out Ultra Music Festival’s 2018 lineup
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Check out Ultra Music Festival’s 2018 lineup

Just about every mega-DJ you can name makes an appearance

Check out Ultra Miami’s 2018 phase two lineup
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Check out Ultra Miami’s 2018 phase two lineup

Adam Beyer, Benny Benassi, Oliver Heldens and many more

The best Miami Music Week events
Nightlife

The best Miami Music Week events

The hottest happenings from late-night parties to club performances

The hottest Miami Music Week pool parties
Nightlife

The hottest Miami Music Week pool parties

If you do one thing during Miami Music Week, make it one of these epic bashes

Shaquille O'Neal announces all-night EDM carnival during Miami Music Week
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Shaquille O'Neal announces all-night EDM carnival during Miami Music Week

Will you be there?

DJ Interviews

Nicky Romero on why Ultra still inspires him after 20 years
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Nicky Romero on why Ultra still inspires him after 20 years

It’s more than music that keeps him coming back

Armin van Buuren eats Asian food before performing, plus other pre- and post-show dining rituals
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Armin van Buuren eats Asian food before performing, plus other pre- and post-show dining rituals

Where to find the DJ chowing down between shows 

NGHTMRE reveals his favorite places to chill out in Miami
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NGHTMRE reveals his favorite places to chill out in Miami

Here's where to catch the DJ relaxing between shows 

New York DJs the Martinez Brothers let us in on their favorite Miami spots
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New York DJs the Martinez Brothers let us in on their favorite Miami spots

Here's where to find them between gigs 

How a chance encounter with Björk started Steve Aoki’s journey to Ultra Music Festival
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How a chance encounter with Björk started Steve Aoki’s journey to Ultra Music Festival

We check in with one of EDM's hottest DJs 

Where to stay during Miami Music Week 2018

The best Miami hotels
Hotels

The best Miami hotels

Find incredible lodging near Ultra in Downtown and close to the pool parties in SoBe

Awesome cheap hotels in Miami
Hotels

Awesome cheap hotels in Miami

Affordable accommodations in some of the city's hottest 'hoods

Boutique hotels in Miami for your cozy vacation
Hotels

Boutique hotels in Miami for your cozy vacation

Trendy, intimate and at a price that feels right

Great hotels near the Miami airport
Hotels

Great hotels near the Miami airport

These accommodations are all about convenience

What to do during Miami Music Week 2018

The best Miami beaches
Attractions

The best Miami beaches

Where to swim, sunbathe and socialize 

Eat your way through the best restaurants in Miami
Restaurants

Eat your way through the best restaurants in Miami

The city’s top spots for every budget

Fun Miami tours for locals and tourists
Things to do

Fun Miami tours for locals and tourists

Delve deeper into the local culture and see a side of Miami you never knew existed

The 25 best bars in Miami
Bars

The 25 best bars in Miami

Where to grab a drink before and after the shows