Plan your month with our list highlighting the best Miami October 2021 events. The weather may be cooling off in some places, but here in Miami we’re just warming up.
Miami in October celebrates several exciting festivals and holidays: The South Beach Seafood Festival, Columbus Day Regatta, the Miami-Broward Carnival, one of the most colorful and vibrant expressions of Caribbean culture, and of course Halloween events and activities.
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Best Miami Events In October:
October 20 – 23, 2021 – South Beach Seafood Festival
The 9th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival is finally back to take over Miami in October on the sands of South Beach October 20-23, 2021. Miami’s finest seafood restaurants will pop up just steps away from the ocean and serve mountains of seafood, from crab to shrimp tacos, oysters to lobster rolls and more.
October 1 – 31, 2021 – Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Events in Miami
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. All month long, businesses and organizations in Miami are committed to doing their part by spreading awareness.
October 2 & 3, 2021 – Wharftoberfest: Oktoberfest Riverside Festival at The Wharf Miami
Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Miami’s beautiful riverside party pad, The Wharf, is hosting its own version. Join in the Wharftoberfest fun, including live music, entertainment and drink specials.
October 9, 2021 – Columbus Day Regatta
Don’t miss the 69th annual Columbus Day Regatta. Miami’s oldest regatta sets sail on beautiful Biscayne Bay. Spectators can watch graceful vessels maneuver across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay in skilled hands.
Oct 8 – 10, 2021 – Miami Carnival Parade and Concert
The 37th Annual Miami Carnival is a multi-event party at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds with steel bands, parades, concerts, beauty pageants, colorful and elaborate costumes, scrumptious food and arts and crafts. The biggie events are: Carnival Sunday Parade and Concert, Panorama and J’ouvert.
Oct 16 – 24, 2021 – Miami International Auto Show
The Miami International Auto Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center will showcase several hundred new cars, crossovers and SUVs. Attendees will be able to test drive new cars and trucks from Toyota, Chevrolet and Nissan. The Antique Automobile Club of America’s South Florida Region will present a lineup of classics.
October 22 & 23, 2021 – Enrique Iglesias & Ricky Martin
Get ready to live “la vida loca” and dance to the rhythms of Latin Pop heroes Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias, who perform in concert at the FTX Arena in Downtown Miami. Get your tickets now!
October 31, 2021 – Halloween Night on Lincoln Road
As nightfall sets on Halloween, Lincoln Road Mall becomes ground-zero for Miami’s biggest -craziest – spookiest and best Halloween celebration.
October 31, 2021 – Miami Haunts Ghost Tour in Miami Beach
From a storied Al Capone haunt to the site of Gianni Versace’s murder, the Miami Haunts tour explores Miami Beach’s darkest depths.
What event are you most excited about?