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The best things to do in Miami this week

Weekdays hit different when you have the best things to do in Miami this week to look forward to. Start planning!

Virginia Gil
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Virginia Gil
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Time Out Miami contributors
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If you’re looking for the best things to do in Miami this week, you’re in luck because there is so much fun stuff ahead. There's no point in living for the weekend, Miami—Monday through Friday are a blast in the Magic City and we have a slew of Miami events and year-round activities to prove it. There's everyone's favorite sunny-day hang: a Miami beach. While soggy afternoons are best spent wandering a Miami museum, a local mall or one of the many other things to do in Miami when it rains. Hanging with little ones? We’ve got you with fun things to do with kids in Miami. For more ideas, scroll down to see this week’s best things to do in Miami.

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Best things to do in Miami this week

  • Things to do
  • Festivals
  • South Beach

Like seafood? If you’re in South Florida, you don’t have much of a choice. And even if your taste buds dwell more on land, South Beach Seafood weekend might convert you thanks to a week’s worth of showcases featuring dozens of our city’s tastiest seafood restaurants, such as Joe’s Stone Crab and RED South Beach. It all culminates with the giant 10th annual South Beach Seafood Festival’s main event on October 22. Bring an appetite and possibly a bib. Here’s what’s on tap this year.

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  • Things to do
  • Miami Shores

July and August are all about self-care thanks to the countywide Miami Spa Months program. From facials and body scrubs to soothing rub downs, wellness treatments are heavily discounted for the next two months at top spas all around town. You’ve earned it and now it’s time to cash in on the massage your body’s been waiting for. At participating spas throughout Miami

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  • Things to do
  • Festivals
  • Miami Shores

There are few better places than sun-soaked South Beach to show off what’s hot in bikinis, coverups and beyond. Art Deco swimming pools and beachside catwalks make the perfect backdrop for this annual fashion extravaganza showing the latest trends in swimwear. At various locations in Miami Beach

  • Things to do
  • Performances
  • Omni

City Theatre and the Arsht Center put on this heartwarming tale of peace and love, set to the timeless music and lyrics of the incomparable Bob Marley. Based on the children's book Every Little Thing, written by the singer's daughter, Cedella Marley, the family-friendly production features a live reggae band, enchanting characters and a worrywart main character who reminds us that everything is going to be alright. 

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  • Things to do
  • Miami

Calling all LEGO fans! Artist Sean Kenney's award-winning, record-breaking exhibition makes its way to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the season. Spread out across the garden's 83 acres, guests will encounter 30 giant sculptures built with more than 700,000 LEGO bricks. The NY-based artist employs the beloved toy to depict animal habitats and express the ways in which everything in nature is connected. 

  • Things to do
  • Exhibitions
  • South Beach

Experience what life could be like 100 years in the future if nature had its way, overpowering an overdeveloped metropolis with vibrant natural motifs. This make-believe city in bloom celebrates nature's resilience while celebrating themes of renewal and rebirth. "Renewal 2121" offers a kaleidoscopic look at a utopian future we can only wish for the planet and for ourselves.

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  • Things to do
  • Exhibitions
  • Downtown

This interactive experience exposes people of all ages to the forensic science and history of one of the world’s most recognized crime-solving detectives. Short of taking folks across the pond, guests will be transported to Holmes’ London, where they’ll get to participate in a little sleuthing of their own. The exhibition comprises separate areas: Dr. Conan Doyle's Study, presenting the scientific and literary ideas that inspired the author to pen the exciting Holmes chronicles; a place for investigators to conduct their own detective work using a book full of clues; Sherlock Holmes in Baker Street, which puts guests right in the middle of the action at 221B Baker Street, London, where Dr. Watson and Holmes get to cracking; and an area for pop-culture enthusiasts to embrace all kinds of Sherlockian collectibles.

  • Things to do
  • Performances
  • Miami Shores

The latest from Juggerknot Theatre Company, leaders in immersive theater, is an intimate, one-man-shot written and performed by local blues musician Eric Garcia. Best known as Uncle Scotchy, the charismatic performer charms his small audience (of just 10 people nightly) with songs, games and true stories about love, loss and redemption. Attendees will be informed of the show’s secret location upon purchasing tickets.

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