This October, savor savings and excitement at Miami’s top events. As the year winds down, Miami shows no signs of slowing down its vibrant offerings. Instead, as fall arrives and temperatures drop elsewhere, Miami heats up with a thrilling lineup of Halloween festivities, adrenaline-pumping races, and lively music and culinary festivals. October brings also the opening of Stone Crab season and with it some splendid Seafood festivals. Discover the sizzling October events that promise to keep the fun in full swing.. With sunny weather and hot happenings, October spotlights the magic that makes Miami an event capital.

So, mark your calendars and prepare to immerse yourself in the pulsating energy of Miami’s most scintillating happenings.


Best Miami Events In October 2023:

October 4: National Taco Day

October 4th is National Taco Day, and there’s no better place to indulge than in Miami, a city known for its amazing Cuban, Mexican, and Latin fusion cuisine. From authentic street tacos to gourmet interpretations, Miami’s got plenty of spots to get your taco fix. In this article, we’ll highlight some of the top restaurants and bars in Miami to grab deals and savor tacos for National Taco Day.


October 14: Experience music, wine, beer, and martinis on Miami Beach’s Washington Avenue

Embark on a delightful stroll, making stops at 12 different places, where you can indulge in the delightful flavors of 12 different Wine, Beer, or Martini options. Experience the ultimate tasting adventure on Washington Avenue. Join us on October 14th for this exceptional event with celebrity guests. Get your tickets now through the Miami Guide and use promo code MIAMIGUIDE for your 50% discount!
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October 20-22: LIV Golf Miami

The highly-anticipated 2023 LIV Golf Team Championship returning to Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami, October 20-22. The season-ending championship event will culminate on Sunday with a podium celebration and live concert by platinum recording producer and Australian DJ sensation FISHER, bringing the high-energy music he showcased in front of record crowds earlier this season at LIV Golf Adelaide to fans in Miami.


Now – October 15 Hispanic Heritage Month

Embracing Hispanic culture in Miami is an absolute must. This vibrant city boasts one of the nation’s most significant gatherings of Latinx communities and their rich cultures. Exciting celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month will unfold all over Miami, catering to art and culture aficionados.

For those seeking a visual feast, Doral hosts the Hispanic Heritage Doral Art Exhibit, showcasing local artistry. Alternatively, immerse yourself in a collective art exhibition, “La Mano Hispana” (The Hispanic Hand), located in Hialeah. If you’re in the mood for festivities, make your way to Little Havana, the heart of Miami’s Cuban culture, for the annual “Celebrating Milestones” event on Calle Ocho. Here, you can socialize with local artists and small business owners while enjoying salsa dancing, engaging in domino games, exploring art galleries, and savoring authentic Cuban cuisine.


October 8: Miami Carnival

If you love dazzling costumes, feathered headdresses, and thrilling Caribbean jump bands, don’t miss Miami Carnival at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition grounds. Experience the Parade of Bands & Concert, showcasing themed bands in elaborate costumes marching along the parade route. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., enjoy 12 hours of non-stop music, dance, vendors, prizes, and delicious Caribbean cuisine with a perfect hint of spice.


October 13-15 & 20-22: Oktoberfest Miami

Enjoy Miami’s fall weather with cold beer at Oktoberfest Miami in Kendall. Florida’s longest-running Oktoberfest features German beer, bratwurst, schnitzel, and pretzels. There are stein-holding contests, German folk dancing, magic shows, bounce houses, and live music.


October 21: South Beach Seafood Festival

The 11th South Beach Seafood Festival celebrates Florida’s stone crab season. It’s not just food trucks; top chefs showcase seafood delights, and you can enjoy beachfront cafes, cocktails from 30 bars, and culinary demos. Celebrity DJs and live music complete the beachy seafood scene. Enjoy 20% off tickets with promo code MIAMIGUIDE


October 21 & 22: Madame Gougouse Caribbean Culture Fest

Experience two days of Caribbean music, food, and culture at Madame Gougouse Caribbean Culture Fest in North Miami’s NoMi Village. Enjoy world music, delectable cuisine, and family-friendly activities.


October 20-22: Miami Home Design And Remodeling Show

Discover renovation possibilities at the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show. Meet industry leaders, explore innovative options, and consult experts at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition grounds.


October 14-April 21, 2024: Sharks Exhibit At Frost Science Museum

Dive into the Sharks exhibition at the Frost Museum of Science in Downtown Miami. Explore shark diversity and habitats with life-sized models, 3D displays, and a 360-degree view of a hammerhead shark. The three-level aquarium offers live shark views.


October 20 & 21: III Points Festival

The III Points Festival in Wynwood’s Mana Wynwood event space is a music lover’s paradise. Six live stages, immersive experiences, art installations, and a diverse lineup of musicians await. Food trucks and art add to the experience.
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October 22: NASCAR Cup Series 400

Get your adrenaline fix at the NASCAR Cup Series 400 in Homestead. Watch a 400-mile race on the banked oval track at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.


October 28: Miami Dragon Boat Festival

End the month with the Miami Dragon Boat Festival at Haulover Park. Watch dragon boat races, enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, and a health and wellness village. Support breast cancer survivors through the Save Our Sisters Miami program.


October 21: The Sugarhill Gang

The Sugarhill Gang‘s now-legendary debut 12” single, “Rapper’s Delight,” made history in 1979 when it became the biggest-selling 12” single of all time. Now, for one night only, Sugarhill Gang returns to South Florida for the first stop of their US tour celebrating 50 Years of Hip Hop to take the stage at The Sport of Kings Theater at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, on Saturday, October 21st.


October 22: Ed Sheeran at Hard Rock Live

Get ready to be swept away by the incomparable talent of global superstar Ed Sheeran. Join us at the iconic Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL, on Sunday, October 22nd, starting at 8:00 pm. As the clock strikes 8:00 pm, the stage will come alive with Ed Sheeran’s soulful melodies and chart-topping hits, promising a night of music that will leave you spellbound.

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October 28: John Legend at Hard Rock Live

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of soulful melodies and captivating performances as the legendary John Legend graces the stage at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. With his mesmerizing voice and timeless hits, John Legend promises a night of pure musical magic.

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October 12: Depeche Mode

Immerse yourself in the iconic sounds of Depeche Mode at the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL, on Thursday, October 12th, at 7:30 pm. Join us for an electrifying night of music as this legendary band takes the stage, delivering their timeless hits and captivating performances. Secure your tickets now and prepare to experience the unparalleled magic of Depeche Mode live in concert.

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October 14: Jonas Brothers

Get ready for a night of pure pop excitement as the Jonas Brothers light up the stage at the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL, on Saturday, October 14th, starting at 7:00 pm. Join us for an unforgettable evening as these chart-topping siblings bring their infectious energy and hit songs to Miami.

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October 21: iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina

The 2023 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina returns to the Kaseya Center in Miami on October 21st. The anticipated event, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, will feature performances from Ricardo Montaner, Fonseca, Servando y Florentino, Olga Tañón, Luis Figueroa, GALE, Menudo and Chayanne.

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October 6 Candlelight: A Jazz Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Miami. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole at Jungle Island under the gentle glow of candlelight.
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October, 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.

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October, 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 The OJays, Gabriel Iglesias, and more.
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Miami October 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 Marlins

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.

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🏀 Miami Heat Basketball Pre-Season begins

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.

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⚽️ 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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🏈 Miami Dolphins

If you’ve attended a Miami Dolphins game before, you know the excitement and energy of the crowd makes for a truly unforgettable experience. With Miami Dolphins tickets from Vivid Seats, you can experience it live.

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🌤️ Miami weather in October

The weather in October in Miami is wet, hot, and humid. The temperatures in Miami during October are extremely high, between 82°F and hot as 92°F, drinking water regularly is advisable. There’s going to be many days of rain and Hurricanes are possible during the month of October in Miami. Miami should expect an average of 15 to 22 days of rain, so be sure to bring along a waterproof jacket to stay dry this month!


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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!


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.