Local Attractions
  • Lincoln Road Mall
  • South Beach/Art Deco District
  • Bal Harbour Shops
  • Miami Beach Convention Center
  • American Airlines Arena
  • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
  • Jungle Island formerly Parrot Jungle
  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Miami Metro Zoo
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Art Festival/Art Show
 
Design District Arts and Design Night

7/14/2012
Miami Design District
Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast 40th Street
Miami, FL 33137
305/470-8005

Stroll the galleries and showrooms of the Design District every second Saturday of the month from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
 
Wynwood Gallery Walk

7/14/2012
From NW 37th Street to NW 22nd Street,
and between North Miami Avenue and NW 5th Avenue
Miami, FL 33127 305/573-4949

Stroll and explore the galleries of the Wynwood Art District on the second Saturday of each month, from 7 to 11 p.m.
 
General Entertainment
 
Miami Spa Month

from 7/1/2012 to 8/31/2012
Various spas throughout Miami-Dade County.
Miami, FL 33131
305/539-3000

Greater Miami and the Beaches is renowned for luxury spas that are ranked among the best in America, and are the favorites of spa connoisseurs throughout the world. Celebrate with us during July and August, when you can enjoy incredible savings on special treatments at Miami’s premier spas.
 
Food Truck Night

7/12/2012
Tropical Park
7900 SW 40th St.
Miami, FL 33155
305/226-8315

Beautiful park landscapes and music set the vibe as you mix, mingle and enjoy affordable gourmet delights served up by the wildly popular food truck chefs. There are food choices galore with everything from Cuban influenced burgers and Asian-style chicken wings to deep fried Oreos to chow on. Patrons are invited to bring along a picnic blanket, or folding tables and chairs to enhance their dining experience. Glass containers and pets are not permitted. 6-10 p.m.
 
Free Fridays at The Wolf

7/13/2012
Wolfsonian - FIU
1001 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305/535-2645

Free gallery admission on Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m. with the support of The Miami Herald. Exhibition tours at 6 p.m. Enjoy wine and light food at The Dynamo Museum Shop and Café.
 
Lincon Road Farmer's Market

7/15/2012
Along Lincoln Road
Between Washington and Lennox Avenues
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305/531-0038

A year-round, Sunday-only farmers' market featuring fruit, vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, plants and related items such as bread, honey and homemade jams.
 
Museum/Art Exhibit
 
Egyptian Gallery at the Bass Museum of Art

from 4/30/2010 to 3/3/2013
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305/673-7530

The new Egyptian Gallery will become a permanent display at the Museum and will showcase their prized Egyptian Painted Sycamore Fig Wood Sarcophagus and mummy within a dedicated gallery space. Over 37 events are expected to take place to include the celebratory opening weekend of private and public screenings, lectures, demonstrations, concerts, dedicated family days, special teen events, and group tours.
 
Manifest and Mundane: Scenes of Modern America

from 9/8/2011 to 8/31/2012
Wolfsonian - FIU
1001 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305/535-2645

This exhibition of more than 50 American paintings, sculptures and fine art prints from the 1920s to the 1940s is drawn from The Wolfsonian's collection. It explores how artists manifested in their work the most profound and the most mundane aspects of American life. While the artworks provide personal records of the nation, they also express collectively held attitudes about the landscape, the built environment, domestic life, work, and leisure.
 
Museum Studies Spring 2012 Exhibition: Jamaican Art

from 4/25/2012 to 8/26/2012
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU
10975 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199
305/348-2890

Students enrolled in Museum Studies Graduate program will use selections from the Frost Art Museum Permanent Collection in this annual exhibition that gives them an opportunity to curate an exhibition from beginning to installation, applying their skills.
 
Sports
 
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals

7/13 -16/2012
1501 NW 3rd St.
Miami, FL 33125
877/411-2012

Major League Baseball game.
 
Theater
 
GableStage at the Biltmore: Race

from 7/7/2012 to 8/5/2012
GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Ave.
Miami, FL 33134
305/445-1119

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet tackles the biggest four-letter word of all... RACE! Two lawyers, one black one white, find themselves defending a wealthy white executive against the charge of raping a young black woman. The play poses blunt questions with provocative language that will leave everyone talking long after the lights go down.
 
Tours
 
Art Deco Walking Tours

from 1/1/2012 to 12/31/2012
Art Deco Welcome Center and Gift Shop
1001 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305/672-2014

Join a ninety-minute walking tour to get an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern (MiMo) styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Explore hotels, restaurants, and other commercial structures with a visit to a number of interiors. Tours depart from the Art Deco Gift Shop. Schedule: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.; all other days at 10:30 a.m.