Art Basel Miami Beach Event

Art Basel Miami Beach Event

December 8 – 10, 2023

Art Basel Miami Beach, said to be North America’s most comprehensive international contemporary art fair, returns for its 21st edition December 8 – 10, 2023. Thousands of art dealers, artists, collectors and art aficionados will enjoy modern and contemporary art. There will be around 277 galleries represented. 

The center of the action will be the gleaming Miami Beach Convention Center. The huge Convention Center is divided into sections, the following are the main ones:

  • Galleries: This is the main area or section, where top galleries will show major works in all mediums.
  • Positions: This is where you’ll find solo exhibitions by 16 emerging international artists.
  • Nova: This year, Nova will showcase 22 presentations from 22 galleries. 
  • Survey: In this sector, 16 galleries will present work created before the year 2000.
  • Meridians: Curated by Magalí Arriola, Director of Mexico City’s Museo Tamayo, this year’s Meridians’ projects will be announced soon.
  • Kabinett: This sector features curated selections displayed by galleries in a separate section of their booth. 2023 Kabinett selections will be announced soon.

Where to stay during Art Basel Week

It’s never too early to book your accommodations for Art Basel Miami Beach. The most highly anticipated event on the social calendar in Greater Miami & Miami Beach. The ideal hotel will place you in close proximity to the Miami Beach Convention Center where the event is held. Or you might want to be close to your favorite Miami Art Week satellite fairs and all the parties that go along with them. Of course, stylish accommodations and a buzzy scene never hurt. Many hotels even boast their own impressive contemporary art collections as well as exclusive parties and events.

The Cavalier South Beach Hotel is conveniently located on Ocean Drive, with a walking promenade, walking distance from the beach. The Cavalier is recommended for art lovers to stay during Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week 2023. The beautiful Art Deco Henrosa Hotel located in Collins Ave is also steps away from the beaches.

Art Basel Miami Beach is one of only four Art Basel fairs in the world; the others are in Hong Kong, Paris and the founding fair in Basel, Switzerland. Read about the history of Art Basel.

Halloween on Lincoln Road

Halloween on Lincoln Road

Come see and be seen in your Halloween best an Lincoln Road!

The parade of Halloween on Lincoln Road attracts over 50,000 participants each year. The landmark celebration is world famous for its spontaneous parades of the most creative and outrageous costumes. Consequently, for the main event on October 31, Lincoln Road will open its streets to a fun packed night of the ghoulish, glamorous and everything in between. Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to enjoy the promenade early in the evening. Enjoy, before it transforms into a vibrant catwalk for costume revelers and visitors later in the night. Guests can choose from a bevy of restaurants, cafes and bars. Another key point is, the outdoor seatings for top-notch views of the Halloween on Lincoln Road promenade. It is decorated with zombies, super-heroes and vampires. Join us for Miami’s largest block party!

Trick-or Treat

Whether you’re looking to show off your most outrageous Halloween costume, planning to trick-or-treat with the kiddos or just want to people watch, head to Lincoln Road Mall. Expect spooktacular sights and sounds. Additionally you will find as well a myriad of restaurants and bars where you can grab a bite or sip a cocktail.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Trick-or-Treating for Kids

7:00 PM – 1:00 AM (+1 day)

Halloween Block Party

Date, time and location

October 31, 4 pm – November 1, 1 am EDT. Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139

Have a memorable visit by staying at the Cavalier’s South Beach Art Deco hotel that is located on Ocean Drive in front of the beach.

For reservations call (305) 673 1199.

South Beach Seafood Week

South Beach Seafood Week

October 18 – 21 | 2023

For one week in October, everything seafood is celebrated on South Beach during South Beach Seafood Week and the South Beach Seafood Festival. Firstly, this week marks the perfect way to kick off stone crab season with a lineup of celebrations. These events range from thrilling competitions to glitzy dinners, all culminating in the grand South Beach Seafood Festival.

Seafood lovers, stone crab enthusiasts, and pescatarians, rejoice! Firstly, the South Beach Seafood Week is making a triumphant return from October 18th to 21st, 2023. Secondly, to kick off stone crab season in the heart of South Beach, this culinary showcase brings together some of Greater Miami & Miami Beach’s finest chefs. Make sure to secure your tickets now for each event, and, most importantly, arrive hungry.

Wednesday, October 18: An Evening At Joe’s

The festivities kick off at Miami Beach’s most iconic seafood restaurant, Joe’s Stone Crab, which opened in 1913 as a small seafood counter. Today it’s a glitzy, signature Miami Beach seafood restaurant where stone crabs are the main event (in season from October 1 through May 1) Besides, the rest of the menu is equally beloved. Consequently this week officially begins with An Evening At Joe’s, hosted by Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel. Chef Andre Bienvenue will show off with a five-course menu paired with fine wine and spirits. Certainly, General Manager Brian Johnson will be onsite to teach guests how to crack the perfect claw. Tickets are $500 and are extremely limited. The event starts at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 19: Crabs, Slabs, & Cabs in Seafood week

Enjoy seafood, meat and wine poolside at this decadent event at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. GOYA’S Crabs, Slabs, & Cabs is an evening showcasing the “best of the best” of Greater Miami & Miami Beach’s food world. Six chefs will present bites celebrating fresh ingredients, putting their own international spin on traditional surf ’n’ turf. Expect expertly paired cabernet sauvignons and rosés with each dish. The $250 ticket price is all-inclusive. The event starts at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20: VIP Chef Showdown in Seafood Week

Also, It’s the Chef Showdown. Several years ago, the Travel Channel named this event the Best Seafood Competition in the USA – and now it’s your chance to take a bite of the fun. Held at Lummus Park, a beachfront park on South Beach, this signature event is presented by GOYA Foods, Tequila Herradura, Cadillac, Celebrity Cruises and official bank partner, City National Bank. Simultaneously, the Chef Showdown features 16 chefs, 8+ culinary battles and one champion. Enjoy tropical cocktails, live entertainment, competitions and, wonderful food. Lastly, guests can taste all 16 of the chefs’ entries. Tickets begin at $160. The event starts at 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 21: Seafood week Festival Main Event

Saturday is South Beach Seafood Week’s signature beachfront festival. Surprisingly, more than 15,000 “seafoodies” enjoy the South Beach Seafood Festival Main Event every year. This family-friendly event takes place at Lummus Park. It is open to the public and offers a lively festival atmosphere with stone crabs, steak and lobster skewers, shrimp tacos, fresh oysters, shrimp cocktail, crab cakes and much more. Many of Greater Miami & Miami Beach’s best-known restaurants set up pop-ups (look for Ella’s Oyster Bar, A Fish Called Avalon, RED South Beach, Pubbelly Sushi and more). Additionally, all can enjoy several bars, multiple dessert cafe’s, DJs and live music. General admission tickets are $60; VIP admission tickets begin at $160. The event starts at noon.

Have a memorable visit by staying at the Cavalier’s South Beach Art Deco hotel that is located on Ocean Drive in front of the beach.For reservations call (305) 673 1199.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

With Greater Miami & Miami Beach being one of the nation’s richest melting pots of Hispanic cultures, there is no better place to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 to October 15, 2023. This special month is packed with events, concerts, festivals, movie screenings, book readings and much more. Check out some of the best Hispanic Heritage Month events happening all across Miami.

Miami Beach Salsa Festival

Join the City of Miami Beach in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the annual Miami Beach Salsa Fest. This festival will be held September 16, 2023. The festival returns to the Miami Beach Bandshell. Saturday, September 24 will be an evening of salsa rhythms for the whole family to enjoy. The event lineup features Melina Almodóvar. Besides live orchestra and dancers as well. Doors open at 4:00 PM and showtime is at 6:00 PM.  

Una Noche Con Mabel Cuesta Y Gema Pérez-Sánchez

September 14

Books & Books and the Cuban Heritage Collection present Una Noche con Mabel Cuesta and Gema Pérez-Sánchez a conversation with the author discussing Cuesta’s book “In Your Face, Papi!” Additionally attendees should note that the conversation will be primarily in Spanish. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Coral Gables.

Good Things Will Come Film Screening

September 15

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a 7 p.m. special screening of the short documentary film ”Good Things Will Come (No Hay Mal Que Por Bien no Venga)”. This will be held at FIU in Westchester. Presented by the FIU Cuban Research Institute. Besides the film explores Operation Pedro Pan, which brought over 14,000 unaccompanied Cuban children to the United States. Brought by secret airlift between 1960 and 1962. Basically the story is told through the perspective of two children. After the screening, stay for a discussion about the film.

Miami Beach Salsa Festival

September 16

Celebrate Hispanic heritage by dancing to the rhythms of salsa music under the stars at the Miami Beach Salsa Festival. This family-friendly concert will take place at the Miami Beach Bandshell and includes an impressive lineup, including headliner Melina Almodóvar, a live orchestra and dance performers. Doors open at 4 p.m. with a show time of 6 p.m., and while the event is free, you are encouraged to arrive early.

Hispanic Heritage Concert Celebration

September 23

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and to kick off its season, the Alhambra Orchestra presents a special Hispanic Heritage Concert Celebration. A free performance at 7:30 p.m. at Miami-Dade County Auditorium in Little Havana. Led by conductor Daniel Andai, the orchestra will perform Spanish and Spanish-inspired masterpieces. These include Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero,” Manuel de Falla’s “Ritual Fire Dance” and Arturo Márquez’s “Danzón No. 2.” The evening will also include performances by the Doral Symphony Orchestra.  Besides singers Manuel Arvelaiz and Roque Cedeño will also perform.

Tito Puente Jr.

September 24

Son of legendary Latin jazz bandleader Tito Puente, Tito Puente Jr. takes to Collins Park in South Beach for a free Hispanic Heritage Month concert. Will be held from 5-7 p.m., presented by the Global Arts Project and Artscape. The concert also features free salsa lessons with Fitness by Fernando. Additionally, wear comfortable shoes and come ready to move to the beat.

More Ways To Experience Hispanic Culture In Miami

During the Hispanic Heritage Month

No matter what time of year you visit, Little Havana is a great area in which to experience Miami’s rich Hispanic culture. Embark on a walking tour exploring the neighborhood’s food and culture with Little Havana Tours or stop into the MICHELIN-recommended Café La Trova for celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein’s spin on Cuban cuisine alongside nightly live Trova-style Cuban music. If you’re in South Beach, check out Havana 1957, a favorite Cuban restaurant that features a live band and entertainers in the spirit of 1950s Havana on Friday and Saturday nights.

Find more ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Have a memorable visit by staying at the Cavalier’s South Beach Art Deco hotel that is located on Ocean Drive in front of the beach.For reservations call (305) 673 1199.

Independence Day

Independence Day

Fireworks and Patriotic Concert

If you are in Miami Beach precisely for the weekend of celebration of the 4th of July, Independence Day this invitation is for you.

Join us for a spectacular 4th of July celebration like no other! Immerse yourself in an enchanting evening of classical music by the renowned Miami Beach Classical Music Festival Symphony Orchestra and Alumni Division singers. Additionally right on the stunning oceanfront of Lummus Park.

Under the guidance of the talented founder and artistic director, Michael Rossi, this concert is an absolute must-see. Best of all, it’s completely free! Get ready to be captivated by timeless patriotic favorites such as Tchaikovsky’s exhilarating 1812 Overture. Besides Sousa’s rousing Stars and Stripes Forever, and an incredible Armed Forces Salute, among other amazing pieces.

Mark your calendars and head to the sand in Lummus Park, located at 12th and Ocean Drive, where this unforgettable performance will take place. The show begins at 8:30 PM, but that’s not all! As the concert reaches its crescendo, the City of Miami Beach will treat you to their annual Fourth of July fireworks. It will display at 9:00 pm, right in the midst of the music. It certainly is a symphony and fireworks extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

To ensure your utmost comfort, we encourage you to bring a picnic blanket or a lawn chair, so you can relax and enjoy the music from our cozy lawn seating area.

We are delighted to co-present this extraordinary event with The City of Miami Beach and the Ocean Drive Association. Let’s come together and celebrate Independence Day in style. Join us for a delightful evening filled with breathtaking music, explosive fireworks, and the joy of community.

Have a memorable visit by staying at the Cavalier’s South Beach Art Deco hotel that is located on Ocean Drive in front of the beach and right across the Lummus Park where this event will take place. For reservations call (305) 673 1199.

See you there!

Memorial Week at South Beach

Memorial Week at South Beach

During Memorial Week at South beach you may enjoy Daniel Marosi’s text-based work which is part of the “Rhema Word Series”, which examines the relevance of Biblical instruction to contemporary values. Investigating the implicit authority of news, music, and advertising to influence behaviors, Marosi layers multiple phrases with scriptural verses, allowing individual letterforms to become a visible meditation on the intangible substance of faith.

Miami Beach Regional Library presents Art Exhibition: Rejoice Always by Daniel Marosi

Miami Beach Regional Library 227 22 Street, Miami Beach, FL on May 24, 2023

MAY 24 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Miami Beach Regional Library presents Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read Sing for Preschoolers

Join the Regional Library during memorial weekend in south beach and enjoy in the story time room for stories, songs and activities for preschoolers. For more information, please contact the branch. Ages 3 – 5 yrs. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami Dade Public Library System sponsored program or meeting.

During the month of May several events will take place at the Miami Beach Regional Library, and in Miami Beach specially on Memorial Day weekend.

Have a memorable visit by staying at the Cavalier’s South Beach Art Deco hotel that is located on Ocean Drive in front of the beach.For reservations call (305) 673 1199.