The Best Summer Events in Miami Beach

miami summer events 2018

miami summer events 2018

Things are heating up for July and you don’t want to miss these upcoming events. Summer is made for music festivals, tropical fruit, and lots of swimming. So, if you’re in town to visit or just looking for a good time, we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together a list of the hottest upcoming events in Miami!

4th of July

With so many choices to see fireworks in Miami, you may need to extend the holiday! This year, the 4th lands on a Wednesday. If you are looking for fireworks, we have the best options listed for your convenience:

  • Miami-Dade, Bayfront Park: America’s Birthday Bash
  • Black Point Park & Marina
  • City of Aventura
  • City of Coral Gables
  • City of Homestead: Race to the 4th!
  • City of Miami Beach
  • North Shore Park – Fire on the Fourth
  • Coconut Grove

Miami Music Festival

Still going strong, the Miami Music Festival brings together a new generation of classical musicians. Audiences will be treated to performances of “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Ghosts of Versailles”, and many others. This year will feature the directorial debut of Richard Wagner’s great grandson, Antoine Wagner, of the MMF Wagner Institute as part of The 2nd Annual Independence Day Celebration.

Miami Spa Month

Need a break? Take your pick of various spas with this 2 month promotion provided by Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, starting at just $109.
25th Annual International Mango Festival – Who doesn’t love tropical fruit? This sweet and tangy treat will be on full display July 1st and 2nd in the form of cooking demos, expert tips, and sampling, with a special craft mango brew served from the Concrete Beach Brewery.

Overtown Music & Arts Festival

Enjoy a variety of popular artists including Genuwine, Musiq Soulchild, Jon B, and Tito Puente on July 15th in what is known as “The Harlem of the South”, aka the Historic Overtown District. With past performances from Tito Puente, Jr., CeeLo Green, Keyshia Cole, and over 1500 food vendors, you won’t want to miss this event!

Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach Swim

Fashion heats up and comes alive between July 20 and 23 as models strut the catwalks in the latest swimwear from upcoming designers. Complete with high profile celebrities and international media, this event is a must see.

Best Miami Summer Camps for Kids in 2018

best miami summer camps 2018

best miami summer camps 2018

It’s summer in Miami and you know what that means– lots of sand, sunshine and summer break for the kids. Not all parents are equipped to entertain their child or children 24/7 during summer break, so enter the summer camp.

Summer camp for kids have evolved from games in a crowded gymnasium to academically enriching adventures for kids of school age and even some younger.

Working parents will feel at ease knowing that their children are enjoying Monday through Friday with their friends, working on developing their skills whether it is within a sports or STEM arena. At the end of every day they are sent home feeling excited, exhausted and enriched.

We get it, there are good camps and then there are great camps. So, we have compiled some of the best reviewed and rated Miami Beach summer camps and north Miami Beach summer camps to filter out the mediocre and give you the best of the best for your sweet campers.

Kids Camp at Sea

To register call Joyce Lopez 754.317.3505

This is a camp you might want to join your kids on since it is featured on a Celebrity cruise line. On board your kids will be able to choose a myriad of different activities that suit their interests and hobbies.

Instead of one option all day Kids Camp at Sea allows your summer camper to choose activities in the following categories: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Arts and Recreation as well as swimming, music and so much more.

Frost Science Summer Camp

To register call: 305.434.9564

[email protected]

www.frostscience.org/camps/

Location: 1101 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL. 33132

Located within the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park, Frost Science Summer Camp is perfect for the boy or girl (K-8th grade) who are science-minded, adventure seeking kiddos who enjoy all things science, technology and engineering.

Your kids will be able to stroll through the halls of the Frost Museum of Science as well as the aquarium and planetarium for an all day experience of fun and learning.

Summer Theatre Academy at the University of Miami

To register call: 305.284.4474

[email protected] www.as.miami.edu/sta

1231 Dickinson Dr.

Coral Gables, FL. 33146

Calling all theater kids! The Summer Theatre Academy at the University of Miami is the place for your youngin who has a hankering for some stage time.

The staff at this camp are all trained experts in acting and musical theater, so your children will be able to hone their artistic talent at this six week course over summer.

Camp Lingua

To register call: 954-642-2267

www.camplingua.com

For parents and kids who want to experience a summer camp where language immersion is the key to the course, Camp Lingua is for you.

In addition to daily language courses blending fun with education, your kids are able to experience activities like horseback riding, field trips around Miami, horseback riding, archery and so much more.

Miami City Ballet School’s Children’s Summer Dance Program

To register call: 305.929.7007  

[email protected]        

www.miamicityballet.org/school

Miami City Ballet 2200 Liberty Avenue Miami Beach

If your son or daughter is interested or has participated in dance, the Miami City Ballet School’s Children Summer Dance Program is the one for you and the kids.

Classes offered from the program include beginning to intermediate ballet, pre-ballet, ballet prepatory (I,II and III). This camp takes younger children as young as 3 and as old as 8.