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F1 Miami Grand Prix guide to events, food and more

From the main event and secondary happenings to how to score tickets, here's what to know about F1 Miami Grand Prix 2023

Written by
Virginia Gil
Melissa Puppo
Falyn Wood

Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix returns to Hard Rock Stadium this May 5 to 7, bringing South Florida racing fans closer to the action once again. Following last year’s success, the F1 World Championship promises a bigger and better event with three days worth of world-class experiences. Expect the same asphalt-burning (3.36 miles worth!) excitement, beginning with a practice round Friday and a qualifying race Saturday, all leading up to the Grand Prix on Sunday. This year’s spectacle features an action-packed weekend of events and performances you don’t want to miss—plus a ton of gastronomical delights. For more information on what you need to know about this year’s F1 Miami Grand Prix, check out the FAQs below.

When and where is the F1 Miami Grand Prix 2023?

The race takes place over three days on May 5, 6 and 7, 2023. Most of the events, including the race itself, are happening at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The official Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix kicks off on Thursday, May 4, with a concert by Latin music’s most iconic duo, Wisin & Yandel, at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. 

Is the 2023 Miami Grand Prix sold out?

A limited number of tickets is still available to purchase on the official website, and resale options are also available via third-party sellers. Campus passes are also available online now.

What food will be available at Hard Rock Stadium during F1 Miami?

F1 chose 65 restaurants to participate in this year’s event, which will be available across the campus and via hospitality experiences. Plus, don’t miss 14 local, minority-owned restaurants and a bevy of beverage options, including the signature cocktail of the race — the Herradura Ultra MIA Margarita. 

You’ll find food from the following South Florida eateries over the weekend: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, (Mexican) Cantina La Veinte (Latin), Casa Florida (tropical craft cocktails and bites), dōma (Mediterranean cuisine), Café Versailles (Cuban), Tacology (Mexican-style market), Harry’s Pizzeria (laidback pizzeria), Pubbelly Sushi (fusion of Japanese and Latin–inspired dishes), Dos Croquetas (handcrafted croquetas), Drinks On Me 305 (American food truck), Italian Vice (gourmet Italian ice company), SDC Treats (small-batch, from-scratch treats), Ten’s Kitchen (soul food and Caribbean dishes), Pink Love Donuts & More (bakery and doughnut shop) and more.

In addition, Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix will welcome James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein, who will showcase her modern take on Latin American cuisine at the luxury Yacht Club hospitality and MIA Marina general admission areas; Dave Grutman of Groot Hospitality’s world-famous eateries is partnering with 72 Club presented by J.P. Morgan Payments on the Miami International Autodrome Campus and will serve a selection of signature items from his many restaurants; Major Food Group (of Carbone, Dirty French, and  ZZ’s Club fame) will be at the iconic Palm Club, providing food, beverage and hospitality; over at the hospitality lounge at Turn 1 will be the Casa Tua Trackside Club, featuring traditional Italian cuisine; and so much more.

What are the different viewing areas at Hard Rock Stadium?

Marquee spaces at the Miami Grand Prix return this year, such as the MIA Marina and Hard Rock Beach Club, featuring an exciting entertainment lineup along with new hospitality spaces including The Vista at Turn 1, The Boathouse and Casa Tua Club experience. Guests can expect expanded grandstand seats and improved general admission campus passes with elevated viewing platforms and increased shade and water stations.

New this year is the 190,000-square-foot Paddock Club that will house over 6,000 guests in premium suites and a luxury rooftop club. Global catering experts DO & CO will provide a premium hospitality experience for this exclusive area.

Will there be a beach at Hard Rock Stadium?

Sort of. Hard Rock Beach Club will bring South Florida beaches to the track alongside resort-style pools and luxury cabanas. The beach club spans turns 11 and 12, and will be a major part of the attraction.

Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix
Photograph: Courtesy Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix

F1 Miami Events

The star-studded “Supper Club on The Sand” returns to Miami Beach this year, featuring the very best in delicious cuisine and elite entertainment during Miami Race Week. The four-night experience will welcome a gastronomic experience curated by Mario Carbone, surprise performances (last year’s star-studded event included performances by Andrea Bocelli, Wyclef Jean, Kygo, Nas and Chloe Flower), and an evening that’s one to remember. May 4–7

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The next best thing to attending the actual Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix is checking out the immersive fan experience taking place all weekend at Bayfront Park. The waterfront venue downtown gives fans a taste of the action with high-tech virtual racing simulators, Q&As with former champs, pit stop areas and, of course, a massive watch party. May 6–7

Official Grand Prix Concert
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3. Official Grand Prix Concert

If you miss the Thursday kickoff concert, be sure to check out global superstars the Jonas Brothers for an intimate concert at Hard Rock Live as part of the Official Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix Concert lineup. May 5

The Wynwood Marketplace serves as ground zero for racing fans looking to get in on the action without spending a dime. The free, four-day event provides daily entertainment, family-friendly activations like racing simulators and VR, food and drink for purchase and more. Be sure to check out previously raced cars on display and meet other content-focused car enthusiasts. We're sure it's going to be a packed house, so plan accordingly. May 4–7 at various times

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In honor of the The Big Race, Michelin-starred COTE Miami is rolling out the red carpet for its new Race Week Feast ($125) featuring menu items like USDA Prime Hanger Steak and Japanese A5 Wagyu Ribeye along with a few additions including “Steak & Eggs.” Extra special this year is the limited edition Legend of the Seven Jades ($695) from sister concept COTE NYC, available only for pre-order from Friday to Sunday with the one-of-a-kind bites all served in custom jade glassware by Mosser Glass. May 3–7 

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Ditch the track and celebrate F1 Miami with an epic pool party at Hyde Miami inside the SLS South Beach Miami. Three 20-foot LED screens will display the Miami Grand Prix races, and after an afternoon of dancing and swimming, guests are invited to enjoy traditional cookout food and cocktails. From Friday to Sunday, DJ Ruckus, James Hype, Guy Laliberté, Orlinski and more will take their turns on the decks. May 5–7

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Coffee shop in the front, motorcycle repair shop in the back, Little River's Imperial Moto hosts a watch party on Sunday starting at 3pm. Nosh on breakfast sandwiches leading up to the race, chill out to live music and watch the usual posse of auto heads roll up with their Porsches and vintage cars for all to admire. May 7

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Eden Roc Miami Beach has partnered with custom motorsport art craftsmen Maranello Design for a unique installation featuring F1-inspired art and a racecar simulator. Maranello Design will take over the lobby foyer to highlight motorsports, art and design, and is open to guests and the public. Expect to feel the racing spirit among motorsport enthusiasts and art collectors while trying out VR games or discovering art pieces for new spaces. May 3–8

F1 Watch Party at Hagerty Garage + Social
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12. F1 Watch Party at Hagerty Garage + Social

Miami's new collector car storage, concierge and social club is hosting a watch party where you can join other racing fans to talk luxury cars and watch the race on the big screen. Live music and additional activations will be onsite. 355 NE 71st St; May 7


IWC takes over the Design District's Jungle Plaza for the IWC Chrono Basketball Challenge over F1 weekend. Get a chance to participate in a clinic with professional basketball coaches and then compete in MDD’s Free Throw Challenge. The top finishers will win prizes, including the grand prize: an exclusive IWC watch. Winners will be announced and contacted at the end of the challenge on Friday, May 5.

Tito's Vodka Yappy Hour at Evio's Pizza & Grill
Photograph: Courtesy Evio's Pizza & Grill

14. Tito's Vodka Yappy Hour at Evio's Pizza & Grill

The recently renovated North Miami beer garden Evio's Pizza & Grill closes out F1 weekend with an event for doggos and their pawrents. On Sunday, May 7 from 5 to 7pm, stop in for a Yappy Hour sponsored by Tito's Vodka. Enjoy a complimentary tasting of Tito's, doggy swag, fun giveaways and more. Humans can try out the two Tito's specialty cocktails for just $7.50 each. Of course, the water bowls are complimentary.

Toast with Ferrari Trento
Photograph: Unsplash/Billy Huynh

15. Toast with Ferrari Trento

Ferrari Trento, the official toast of Formula 1, invites F1 fans to celebrate with a weekend full of events beginning May 5 at select Total Wine stores across the Miami area. Snap a photo on the Ferrari F1 step and repeat, then enjoy Spris Artisan Pizza favorites and Ferrari sparkling wine tastings. If you can’t make it to the parties, head to area resorts and restaurants all weekend long, such as Lucali Miami, Zuma, Mila, Lowes Coral Gables Hotel, St. Regis Resort & Residences and more for an F1 toast. May 5–6 at various times at Total Wine stores in Doral, Aventura and Boca Raton

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