Miami is one of the most popular getaway destinations for both domestic and international visitors. This magical city has always been a leader in sports, culture, finance, beautiful beaches, entertainment, and arts. This mix of leisure, recreational activities, and business make southeast Florida, and Miami in particular, an ideal place for couples, families and every person who is looking for a memorable experience during their travels.
Having said that, Miami city has something to offer for all those seeking fun and adventure all year around. This involves popular sports, concerts and festivals among others.
Looking at the Miami Events Calendar, there are major events that are scheduled to take place in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Among those upcoming events, you can attend the following.
1. Super Bowl 2020
According to the announcement made by the NFL, Atlanta is scheduled to host Super Bowl LIII in 2019 whereas Miami in South Florida will host this prestigious event in 2020. Miami was chosen because it has a new and upgraded sports stadium, which was one of the selling points for the league to pick it as host for the event. The renovation that has undergone at Sun Life Stadium now offers 92% of seats that are in the shade, an important factor, considering the location. This is an event that is bound to be a spectacle which shouldn’t be missed.
2. Food Festival and South Beach Wine
This event is scheduled to take place from February 20th til 24th in 2019 across different venues in Miami. Here, hungry guests and celebrity chefs go to South Beach sands for the biggest and greatest food festival in Miami. Just prepare for an outstanding week full of tasting villages, burger battles and accumulating more calories than you can ever imagine.
3. Miami Film Festival
The festival will take place between 1st March to 10th March in 2019 at Miami Dade College. The festival normally showcases the best cinema in the world that encompasses top class screenings and scores of directors, actors, and writers who usually compete across six categories for the awards. This is also the 35th anniversary since its creation and is bound to be a special event worth a look.
4. Asian culture festival
This is scheduled to happen between 2nd and 3rd March in 2019 at the Fruit and Spice Park in Miami. This famous annual festival usually features Asian music, crafts, art, dance with an appealing selection of authentic and original Far Eastern cuisine. A delight for all those keen on experiencing a slice of exotic Asia.
5. Miami Sailing Week
Miami Sailing Week will take place from the 4th to 10th March in 2019 at the Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove. Competitors from all walks of life will go hull to hull and sail to sail at this amazing event that takes place in the pristine waters of Biscayne Bay.
6. Youth Music Festival (9th March 2019-North Bandshell, Miami Beach)
This event festival will provide an opportunity for young and budding artists to prove their talents on stage before an enthusiastic audience of music lovers.
7. Calle Ocho Festival
Calle Ocho will take place on the 10th of March 2019 at SW 12th to 27th Avenue. Here, thousands of revelers usually assemble to celebrate the wonderful Latino culture. It features 8 stages with a wide range of live performances. You can also get a chance of consuming arepas and pork at this festival when you attend.
While there are many things to do and see in Miami, the above-mentioned events will undoubtedly make your trip even more memorable. It will be an opportunity to learn and experience new things, meet new people, make friends and build a network.
Image Credits: Miami from South Florida Aerials /Shutterstock