Miami in May should be on your bucket list. The city boasts beautiful weather, international cuisine, and a variety of activities that rival any major city. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly events during the day or sizzling hot happenings at night, Miami is your spring destination.
Visit The Magic City and experience the rich cultural history and legacy Miami has to offer.
MAY 5: All Kids Included Family Arts Festival
The 12th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival provides a full day of activities and cultural experiences for children with and without disabilities! The event will feature kid-friendly Main Stage shows include The Gruffalo and America’s Got Talent’s Mandy Harvey. Admission is free.
MAY 5: Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Mexico’s independence all over Miami. Put on your sombreros and break out the Tequila for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to remember. Join over 8,000 festival goers to listen to Miami’s top DJs perform in Downtown Miami between the W Hotel and Bank of America.
MAY 11: H.O.T. Challenge Golf Tournament
The Hospitality Open Golf Tournament (H.O.T.) takes place at the famous Miami Beach Gold Cub and helps raise money in the form of scholarships for men and women of African heritage seeking a career in the tourism industry.
MAY 11-13: Rolling Loud Festival
This three-day hip-hop festival features some of the biggest names in the music industry including Future, Travis Scott, and J. Cole. The event will take place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Garden.
MAY 12: New Times Brew at the Zoo
Head out to the Miami Zoo for an evening of live music with 100+ unlimited local, international, and craft beers to enjoy. This is where you want to be to celebrate national beer day!
MAY 13: Mother’s Day
Miami has your Mother’s Day covered. Celebrate this special day with a Moonlight Concert at Coconut Grove, watch a movie at SoundScape Park at the New World Center, or delight mom in a Garden Brunch at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.
MAY 18: Justin Timberlake Concert
Join Justin at the American Airlines Arena in Downtown Miami for his Man of the Woods Tour. Come early and enjoy the arena’s new waterfront restaurant, bar, and lounge!
MAY 19: Haitian Compas Festival:
This is one of the top 10 outdoor festivals in the nation. This event is a staple in the Haitian community, and this year the Haitian Compas Festival will celebrate 20 years of music.
MAY 18 – 20: Redland International Orchid Show
The 21st annual Redland International Orchid Show will take place in the beautiful Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead. This is a three-day event featuring over 50 orchid vendors. A lovely event for mom, don’t forget to buy her flowers!
MAY 24 – June 24: Out in the Tropics
With performances in Miami and Miami Beach, this event will feature a wide variety of performances at many local venues such as The Gleason Room at The Fillmore and Centro Cultural Español. The artists will present their work addressing many issues ranging from sexuality to politics and beyond.
MAY 24 – 28: Sizzle Miami
America’s #1 Urban Circuit Party celebrates the LGBT+ community with five days and nights of the hottest events in town. Enjoy the sizzle aboard a yacht or on the beach, or hit up a dance club.
MAY 26 – 27: Arid and Sea Show and The Musical Explosion
This two-day event that will showcase and honor all five branches of the US military with extreme water sports, stunts, and jet flyovers. The event will also feature a live concert.
MAY 28: Memorial Day
Finish the month off with a variety of events and activities to remember our men and women in uniform. Every venue and restaurant will feature a special celebration, make your reservations soon!
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