As we move into August, there is still time left to enjoy the summer sun before it is officially fall. This month, Miami is still heating up with spicy culinary cuisine, relaxing spa retreats, and unforgettable concerts you don’t want to miss.
We have you covered on the quick rundown of the hottest and best things to do in Miami.
Keep it spicy the whole month of August and September at Miami Spice. There is no special membership or sign up to participate in enjoying the finest food Miami has to offer.
Check the restaurant’s website that you are interested in visiting, look for the calendar days they are participating and make a reservation.
All participating restaurants are offering 3-course meals by famous chefs at discounted prices starting at $39. Enjoy this event for lunch, brunch, or both!
Pirouette down to the Lehman Theater from July 28 – August 19 for an exquisite ballet performances from Germany, France, England, Mexico, Brazil and more in the International Ballet Festival sponsored by the Miami Hispanic Ballet Company. This festival brings together and debuts the most prestigious and well – known ballet professionals and companies in the world for presentations, workshops, and master classes. Two of the most important and prestigious awards are presented at the IBMF. A lifetime achievement award known as “A Life for Dance” and “Criticism and Culture of Ballet” are granted to exemplary professionals from the world of dance.
In between these amazing events, take time out for a spa day any time during August. Miami Spa Month continues to August 31st, featuring Miami’s most relaxing spa retreats. Prices return to normal starting in September.
Experience exquisite African cuisine, dance, and music at the 9th Annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival held August 3 – 5. This multicultural family-friendly event features African, contemporary, and Caribbean dance, drum, and music workshops as well as health fairs, African fashion, raffle drawing, and a Children’s Village Zone. This event held on Miami’s main stage sells out every year. This cultural arts festival is sponsored by South African Airways and Little Haiti Culture Complex.
Janet Jackson, Beyonce & Jay Z, Kesha & Macklemore, Taylor Swift, and Shakira are bringing Miami heat to another level in August. These superstars will all be in Miami in the month of August and you need to get tickets asap!
Kesha & Macklemore perform on August 4 at the AmericanAirlines Arena for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore tour. Kesha will be showcasing her third studio album, Rainbow while Macklemore will be performing hits from his second studio album, Gemini. Janet Jackson continues heating up Miami on August 5 on her State of the World Tour performing hits from her Unbreakable album.
Did we mention Shakira? Headlining her El Dorado World Tour, Shakira will also be performing two concerts at the AmericanAirlines Arena on August 17 – 18. Taylor Swift will be performing at Hard Rock Stadium on her Reputation Stadium tour on August 18.
Jay Z and Beyonce concert is the only way to end the summer and this fabulous concert series in Miami. Performing on August 31 at Hard Rock Stadium, these two megastars are bringing the heat for the On The Run Tour, their second co-headlining world tour.
The summer cabaret concert is an intimate concert series with a mix of jazz, blues, latin, and bossa nova held on August 25. Held at Deering Estate at Cutler, this Cuban infused musical delight features incredible artists like Dorian Reyes and Michaela Paige and starts at 8pm. Enjoy this cultural and musical explosion in a small but impactful setting.
In between seeing superstars perform and attending festivals, don’t forget to have a drink at the National Rum Day Festival in the Confidante Hotel held on August 16 in Miami Beach. What is better than drinking a glass of rum poolside while listening to live music after seeing your favorite superstar perform? Nothing.