There’s always something to do in South Beach – besides going to restaurants, bars, nightclubs and the beach, that is! The area is full of fun, culture-filled events for people of all ages throughout the entire year. Whether you’re looking for a fun, day activity or a night on the town, these events will surely be entertaining. Here’s a look at some great South Beach festivals and events in April.
South Beach Comedy Festival: April 6 – 10
Big-name comedians make it each year to the South Beach Comedy Festival. This festival will be in its 11th year. This year, Lewis Black will perform on April 8. Other names have yet to be released. The festival takes place at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, Fl.
Miami Beach Gay Pride: April 8 – 10
This three-day event features a beach party, festival and parade. More than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors, performers, and businesses come out for the event. This event began in South Beach in 2009. Celebrities such as Adam Lambert, Gloria Estefan and Mario Lopez have grand marshalled the event in past years. Last year, 130,000 people attended Gay Pride. The mission of Gay Pride is to bring together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, along with their friends and supporters to celebrate the LGBT community. Some other events during this celebration include: rainbow flag raising ceremony, silent auction, a cabaret, interfaith worship gathering, and a cruise.
MiFo LGBT Film Festival: April 22 – May 1
This year is the festival’s 18th year. The festival’s mission is to inspire, entertain and educate the public to encourage a sense of community through international and culturally-diverse film, video and other media that give contemporary and historical perspectives on the LGBT experience. More than 65 films will be screened around several spots across Miami Beach like Wolfsonian-FIU, Regal Cinemas South Beach, Colony Theater, Miami Beach Cinematheque, and O Cinema.
Other Upcoming Festivals and Events
The Longines Global Champions Tour: April 7 – 9
Miami Beach Polo World Cup: TBA
South Beach Triathlon: April 3
Stay Nearby Popular South Beach Festivals and Events
Each month in South Beach offers something unique, fun and culturally-rich for people of all ages to experience. The Cavalier Hotel is in close proximity from all these happenings throughout the month. To book your stay at the Cavalier, click here or call 305-673-1199.