Miami is a city that never fails to impress when it comes to events and festivals, and March is no exception. This month is packed with exciting events that cater to all tastes and interests. From music lovers to sports enthusiasts and beach bums, Miami has something for everyone. Three of the biggest events that are taking place in Miami in March are the Ultra Music Festival, Miami Open, and Model Volleyball.
Miami is an amazing city filled with culture, scenic beaches, amazing hotels, and fantastic restaurants. If you’re planning to visit Miami in March, here is a list of must-experience events this month that will tempt you to plan a trip.
Best Miami Events In March 2023:
Now – 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 at the 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.
March 17 – 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.
March 1-7 – Winter Party Festival
Winter Party Festival will take over Miami Beach to help raise money for the LGBTQ community. Way back in 1994, Winter Party Festival started out as a one-day mega dance party on Miami Beach, the first ever actually held on the beach.
March 5 – Miami 305 Day
305 Day, a celebration of all that is wonderful about Miami! Every year on March 5, the city of Miami joins together to celebrate 305 Day and all that is unique to our city. 305 Day is celebrated in the city of Miami because of the area code for the city (305). It became the official day to have a shot of cuban coffee known as “Cafesito” at 3:05pm by the City of Miami. #Cafesito305.
March 4 – 5 – Carnaval Miami
Carnaval Miami is more than just a single weekend festival at the Calle Ocho Festival. It’s a series of cultural events which also includes a sister festival held on Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile that focuses on Latin Jazz (Carnaval on the Mile), a beauty pageant to crown Miss Carnaval, a Cooking Contest, 10 K run, Golf Classic, soccer tournament and domino tournament.
March 11 – 12 – Jazz in the Gardens
Hard Rock Stadium Miami Gardens
Talented, award-winning artists celebrate the 16th anniversary of the festival that showcases music and the culture and diversity of Miami Gardens with residents and people from all over the world. Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) has announced the 2023 lineup for the incredibly popular jazz and R&B music festival.
March 17 – St Patrick’s Day
Join the Miami Guide for the BIGGEST block party at Tobacco Road in Brickell on March 17th. Featuring Food and Drinks, Live Entertainment, Irish Favors and Photo Ops. Brickell is known for tall, beautiful buildings, some of the hottest nightlife, the best restaurants in town, and now the largest St. Patrick’s Day Block Party ever! Get your green on this St. Patrick’s Day at the legendary Tobacco Road.
March 18 – Creole Food Festival
Food is a window to cultural diversity that helps shape our experiences and identities. The annual Creole Food Festival continues the experience by showcasing an all star lineup of creole chefs, cuisines and beverages from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, American South and South America on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Ancient Spanish Monastery, 16711 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL from 3pm to 8pm.
Mar 8 – 21 – World Baseball Classic
LoanDepot Park, Miami
The World Baseball Classic returns to Miami for ten days of riveting baseball action. loanDepot park will become the first venue in tournament history to host games in all three rounds of a World Baseball Classic in the same year.
Calle Ocho Music Festival
Little Havana Miami – March, 2023
Carnaval Miami and the Calle Ocho Music Festival is the largest street festival in Miami and the largest Hispanic festival in the entire country. It’s an annual tradition that brings people together to celebrate Miami’s vibrant Latin and Caribbean cultures on the streets of Little Havana. The festivities are positively brimming with non-stop music, food and activities for an energetic and festive explosion of culture.
March 18-19 – Model Volleyball Miami Beach
8th & Ocean Front
The Model Volleyball Tournament takes places once a year in Miami Beach. The tournament has grown to see nearly 15,000 attendees over the two day event in Miami Beach. The Tournament is always free and open to the public of all ages. Featuring each cities top model agencies, as well as some of the top professional volleyball players across the world, competing in a co-ed beach volleyball tournament. These top agencies include Next, CGM, Elite, MC2, Mega, Front, BMG Runways, 2BC, K2, DAS & Dorothy Combs.
March 24, 25, 26 – Ultra Music Festival
Party people from around the world escape rainy, gray springtime and descend on sunny Miami in late March for the annual Ultra Music Festival, a three-day electronic dance music (EDM) party. Attracting over 70,000 music-lovers, the festival started two decades ago as a small one-day party on South Beach to cap off the Winter Music Conference. Expect a high-energy crowd relishing in a euphoric dance experience with major pyrotechnics, confetti and lasers.
March 21-26 – Miami Music Week
Miami Music Week is one of the world’s most recognized electronic music events. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people from across the globe descend on Miami during the last week of March as the city transforms itself into a dance music paradise. Now in its tenth year, the MMW brand unifies events in the city as every venue opens its doors for a week long marathon of parties that collectively feature almost every major artist in the electronic dance music scene.
March 19-April 2 – Miami Open
Hard Rock Stadium
Miami Open, the prestigious two-week tennis tournament is one of the world’s largest, in terms of players, prize money and attendance, with 200 of the world’s top competitors taking part. This will be the tournament’s last year at Key Biscayne’s Crandon Park before it moves to Hard Rock Stadium.
March 31 – April 2 – Miami NFT Week
The biggest NFT gathering to hit the Web3 hub that is Southern Florida – Miami NFT Week – is returning to the 305 this March 2023. Aiming to bridge the rapidly growing crypto-native communities emerging in Latin America, the United States, and beyond, Miami NFT Week focuses on diversity, inclusivity, and education in the NFT and Web3 space.
March 26 – Deering Seafood Festival
When you attend the annual Deering Seafood Festival on the Bay, you’re signing up for a fun-filled March afternoon indulging in the freshest seafood in Miami in a lovely setting on Biscayne Bay at the gorgeous Deering Estate in South Dade. Scheduled for Sunday. Find tickets to the festival
March 12 – Def Leppard and Motley Crue
Motley Crue and Def Leppard have announced a very different show for 2023. Firstly, there’s no Joan Jett or Poison. Secondly, there’s no stadium. This will be a more intimate performance at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida near Fort Lauderdale on Sunday, March 12. The upcoming Motley Crue and Def Leppard Miami concert will be your chance to hear them performed live alongside their all-time biggest hits.
April 14 – 16 – Janet Jackson
Ms. Jackson if you’re nasty — is returning to the stage for the first time since the pandemic. Her Together Again Tour will launch April 14, 2023, at Hard Rock Live Arena in Hollywood. Catch her live and in Miami!
March, 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.
March, 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 Janet Jackson, Sabrina Carpenter, Billy Idol, Paul Anka, and more.
Miami March 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!
Overall, March in Miami is packed with exciting events that offer something for everyone. Whether you are a music lover, sports fan, or beach enthusiast, there is an event that is sure to capture your interest and provide a memorable experience.