Miami is a hot spot for events all year round, but February is when the city truly shines. From luxury yachts to gourmet food, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The International Boat Show and the South Beach Wine and Food Festival are two of the most highly-anticipated events of the month. Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or a foodie, these events are sure to impress.
Miami is an amazing city filled with culture, scenic beaches, amazing hotels, and fantastic restaurants. If you’re planning to visit Miami in February, here is a list of must-experience events this month that will tempt you to plan a trip.
Best Miami Events In February 2023:
February 1 – 28 – Black History Month
February is Black History Month and there’s no better place to celebrate and honor the contributions of African Americans than in Miami. This city is bursting with black entrepreneurs, creatives, musicians, and businesses, all of whom have played a vital role in shaping the culture and cuisine of this vibrant metropolis.
February 3 – 5 – GroundUp Music Festival
Get ready for the annual GroundUp Music Festival. This popular festival in Miami is known for its laid-back atmosphere and stacked lineups with music genres ranging from jazz to funk, classic rock, and more. Festival organizers strive to prioritize highlighting artists of diverse backgrounds and from all career stages. This year’s headliner is a 4-time Grammy-winning collective, Snarky Puppy. Single-day and 3-day pass range from $125-$865.
February 11 – Cocktails & Cabaret (A Classic Night Out)
Enjoy a Night out with Miami’s #1 Show, Cocktails & Cabaret, featuring the world’s best Burlesque Queens, live music, & Showgirls. In the spirit of this one-of-a-kind production, you’re invited to an exclusive new immersive cabaret at the Gulfstream Park.
February 7 – Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are back on tour together for the first time since 2017, and they’re doing it in support of their acclaimed new release, Letter to You. The upcoming Bruce Springsteen Miami concert will be your chance to hear it performed live alongside their all-time biggest hits.
February 13 – 14 – Rod Stewart
With his bluesy voice, his louche stage presence, and his hard rocking image, it’s not hard to see why Rod Stewart is one of the most beloved figures of the classic rock era. He’s will be back on tour in 2023, and you catch him live and in Miami!
February 14 – Valentine’s Day in Miami
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and the search for the perfect date night spot is on! Whether you’re looking for a cozy dinner for two or a grand romantic gesture, Miami has plenty of options for a memorable and romantic evening. From aphrodisiac-centric menus to breathtaking backdrops and intimate vibes, we’ve hand-selected the top romantic restaurants in Miami.
February 15 – March 4 – Our Ocean, Our Future by Hidden Worlds Entertainment
Miami’s immersive underwater wonderland, Hidden Worlds Entertainment Inc. is teaming up with The Islands of The Bahamas to present, ‘Our Ocean, Our Future’, an educational and entertaining marine journey to promote planet stewardship and bring awareness to ocean conservation. After much anticipation, the riveting oceanic adventure will come to life from Wednesday, February 15 – Wednesday, March 4, 2023 at Ampersand Studios. Using the latest digital projection technology, 360-degree audio environments and immersive fine- dining, Hidden Worlds showcases the wonders of the world’s at-risk ocean ecosystems. The “Our Ocean, Our World” experience will engage the senses (smell, sight, and sound) of guests through immersive art displays.
February 18-19-20 – Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Coconut Grove comes alive with music, food and art for the three-day Coconut Grove Arts Festival. This juried art show along South Bayshore Drive presents jewelry, sculpture, painting and photography by more than 360 artists. Event-goers can also enjoy a family-friendly celebration that includes food and cooking demonstrations, and the Inner Artist Zone in Regatta Park with art and interactive activities for kids and adults. This family-friendly outdoor event is a great way to spend Presidents’ Day Weekend. Peep work from over 360 artists while you stuff your face with local bites.
February 16 – 19 – Art Wynwood
Art Wynwood, the premier winter contemporary and modern art fair, presented by Art Miami, returns for its tenth edition from February 16-19, 2023. The Fair will feature an array of international galleries presenting emerging, cutting edge, contemporary and modern works and will have its own distinct identity and design at the prestigious location in downtown Miami on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways.
February 15-19 – Miami International Boat Show
The Miami International Boat Show and the Miami Yacht Show have joined forces to create the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the largest boat and yacht show in the world. Discover everything from kayaks to superyachts to the latest aquatic innovations. The on-land portion of the event will take place at the newly reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park. The in-water components of the show will take place at Venetian Marina, Herald Plaza, Museum Park Marina, and Yacht Haven Grande Miami. Historically, the Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show have attracted hundreds of thousands of attendees to South Florida and generated an estimated combined annual economic impact of $1.34 billion.
February 19 – Gay8 Festival
Celebrate this Little Havana tradition, where the Gay8 (Gay Ocho) Festival is being held. The LGBTQ+ and Hispanic/Latino community will be hosting, and over 80,000 people are expected to attend. Come out to enjoy live music, dance parties, a film showcase, and lots of culture and diversity. Admission is free, but there are VIP options available.
February 23-28 – South Beach Wine and Food Festival
Celebrity chefs and culinary personalities—from Rachel Ray to Geoffrey Zakarian and Guy Fieri, take to the sands of South Beach for Miami’s biggest and most famous annual food festival, all proceeds of which benefit Florida International University’s Hospitality & Tourism Management school. Seriously, this thing is huge. Concocted by Lee Brian Schrager, festival founder and director, SOBEWFF is one of Miami’s most-anticipated annual events and a favorite amongst the highly-regarded chefs in attendance.
February 25-26 – 38th South Miami Rotary Festival
The 38th Annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival is back with exciting exhibitions by over 100 juried local and national artists, live jazz, an open music jam on Saturday, and delicious food and drinks! A beloved South Miami tradition, the festival takes place in the historic downtown area of South Miami on Sunset Drive. Don’t miss out on our incredible event!
Now – Apr 9 Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live is an unforgettably fun night of sizzling, 360-degree entertainment based on the hit movies. Brought to you by the team behind hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL—including star Channing Tatum, director Steven Soderbergh and others—the 360-degree, immersive experience weaves together hot dance performances, acrobatics, live music and cocktails, which you’ll want on deck as things heat up throughout the 90-minute production. Miami’s six-month run of the touring production takes place at Miami Marine Stadium, where they’ve built a souped-up venue complete with a lounge serving food and drink options pre- and post-show.
February, 2023 – Concerts & Shows at Miami Dade Arena
From marquee NBA matchups to music’s hottest performers, downtown Miami’s premier venue, Miami Dade Arena (formerly American Airlines Arena), is the place to be for a night of entertainment. No matter the occasion. Get Miami Dade Arena tickets, so you can experience it live. You have quite a few to choose from this month with Carrie Underwood, and more.
February, 2023 – Hard Rock Live Concerts & Shows
Check out all upcoming events at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood. Primed as the epicenter of South Florida entertainment, the new venue hosts state-of-the art technical capabilities that supports A-list celebrity performances as well as award shows. You have quite a few to choose from this month with Rod Stewart, Anita Baker, and more.
Miami February Sports
Winter is a great time to catch one of our professional sports teams in action! The Miami Dolphins are heading towards the end of football season. Miami Heat basketball is underway, and Florida Panthers hockey seasons. Make sure to add a Miami Game Day to your Miami vacation – it’s an absolute MUST in Miami!
Miami Heat at Miami Dade Arena
See the Miami Heat play live at the Miami Dade Arena. If you’ve attended a Miami Heat game before, you know the excitement and energy of the crowd makes for a truly unforgettable experience. Get Miami Heat tickets, so you can experience it live.
See the Miami Marlins play live. Soak up the sun and electric atmosphere inside picturesque Marlins Park throughout the season of Marlins baseball. With a multitude of big names and key opponents coming to town, you won’t want to miss out on the action live from the ballpark, beginning with Marlins Opening Day tickets available for the exciting start to a brand new year of baseball. Get Miami Marlins Tickets, so you can experience it live.
Inter Miami CF
Join us for Inter Miami CF matches and see your favorite team play live at DRV PNK Stadium. If you’ve attended a soccer game before, you know the excitement and energy of the crowd makes for a truly unforgettable experience. Secure your Inter Miami tickets and see the professional soccer team ignite the crowd with their stellar play once again.
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What event are you most excited about? We will be updating this list leading up to end of month, so make sure to bookmark the page, check back often and let us know if you would like to be included!