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South Beach Events in October

It’s officially fall in South Beach. The sun is shining and the humidity is finally starting to calm down – it’s beautiful out here! October is a great month to head down and explore this area. With students and children back in school, the area isn’t as crowded as during the springtime; however, there is still many activities, events, and attractions to explore and experience.  If you’re thinking about planning a getaway, check out South Beach in October. Here are some interesting events and happenings to check out during this month!

Italian Film Festival | Oct. 6 – 11
Regal Cinema South Beach, 1120 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Cinema Italy has presented the Italian Film Festival for the past several years to promote Italian cinema and culture outside of Italy. Individual tickets cost $12 to attend films. The films that will be shown are contemporary Italian films. After parties will be held every night at different clubs in the area. For more information and details on events, click here.

Miami Attractions Month | Oct. 1 to 31
In the month of October, people get to experience different Miami attractions with the offer of buy one admission get one admission free, along with other discounts. There is no membership or sign up required to reap the benefits of this month. Such attractions participating in the month include: GameTime, Jungle Island, History Miami Museum, Miami Seaquarium, and more. For a full list of places taking part in this promotion, visit here.

South Beach Seafood Festival | Oct. 22
Lummus Park, 7th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
The 4th annual South Beach Seafood Festival will feature Joe’s Stone Crabs, Naked Tacos, Red, the Steakhouse, CJs Crab Shack, Drunken Dragon, A Fish Called Avalon, Naiyara, Poseidon, Toro Toro, Trulucks, and more. Tickets range from $35 to $150. The event will be held from noon to 7 p.m. All tickets include open bar. There will be live music, a food demo area, games, and more.

Other October South Beach Events

Ironman Miami | Oct. 23
The Falls Festival of the Arts | Oct. 8-9
Burger King Beach Run | Oct. 8

Visit South Beach in October
Even in the fall, South Beach is a happening place. Whether you’re coming with an appetite or in the want to experience a different culture, this area has something for you! After spending a day or weekend busy at one of these events, stay over at the Cavalier Hotel, which is located in the heart of South Beach. From this hotel, you can easily get around to South Beach events, restaurants, and attractions. To book your stay at the Cavalier, click here or call 305-673-1199.

Ways to Save Money in South Beach

Vacations can be very expensive.  The price of everything – hotel room, plane tickets, food, drinks, excursions, gas money, souvenirs, shows, etc. – adds up. South Beach is a hot vacation spot, but it’s widely known that it is not the cheapest place to visit. The area is fully of upscale experiences and exclusive places, which explains why a South Beach vacation can come with a high price tag. However, there are ways to save money while spending time in South Beach.

Below we share some ways to save money when you visit South Beach to maximize your time down here!

Spend Time on the Beach
Florida is the place to go for the best beaches. The sand is soft and the water is clear and beautiful. The best part? Sitting on the beach and swimming in the water is free. If you’re coming down to a beach, it makes sense to spend as much time there as you can.

Visit South Beach in During Non-Tourist Season
South Beach, and all of Miami Beach (and Florida), is a popular Spring Break and Winter Break vacation destination. Children, college students, and families head down to the area to get out of the cold for a week or two. May to September is the ideal time to book a trip down here, because the hotel and plane tickets will be significantly cheaper. Although it may be hotter and rain a little bit more during those months, you’ll have more money in your pocket to spend on other fun things.

Get the Go Miami Card
If you want to have a fun-filled trip while in South Beach, it’s a smart idea to get the Go Miami Card. With this card, you can visit multiple Miami attractions for one price. Some attractions include: Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Island, Zoo Miami, Key West Day Trip, Airboat Trip, Bike & More, and many more. You can choose a pass that best suits the needs of your trip, and you can download it right on any mobile device you have. You can save up to 55 percent by using this card while exploring attractions all around Miami.

Eat for Less
South Beach is known for its quality restaurants, but with these establishments come expensive meals. But, don’t fret! There are places to grab food that won’t make you go broke! Advice: Wander away from the main streets to find businesses with lower prices. Here are a few places that offer cheaper options: Taco Rico, David’s Café II, Thai House South Beach, and La Sandwicherie.

Package Deals
Sign up for alerts on different airlines and travel sites. These places will send you emails throughout the year sharing you great travel and hotel accommodation deals that could potentially work well for your budget and schedule.

Visit South Beach

It is possible to vacation in South Beach at a cheaper rate. Keeping the following tips in mind, look around for the best places and deals going on throughout the year. With your heart set on a South Beach vacation, take a look at booking your stay at a classic Art Deco-style hotel in the area, the Cavalier Hotel. This hotel is centrally located, which means you can basically walk everywhere you need to go (saving money on transportation cost). To learn more about the Cavalier, click here. To book a room, visit here.