Plan your month with our list highlighting the best Miami events in August 2021. August is an amazing time to be in Miami – the hottest month of the year to enjoy Miami beaches , and Miami has the ‘Miami Spice Festival’ going on. It’s an event where lots of famous restaurants get together and offer specially priced menus so that anyone on a budget can taste and enjoy some fine dining! Looking for something fun to do in Miami this August? Check out our exciting calendar of events – from restaurant month to ballet festivals and cool events, there’s something for everyone.

Read on for great happenings in Miami that will tempt you to plan a trip.


Best Miami Events In August:

August 1 – September 30, 2021 – Miami Spice

August kicks off two months of Miami Spice, when more than 150 restaurants across Miami offer special three-course, prix-fixe menus with their tastiest dishes at reduced prices.

Now – August 15, 2021 – International Ballet Festival of Miami

The International Ballet Festival of Miami is a three-week-long festival that celebrates the past, present and future of ballet.
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August 7, 2021 – Pour Your Art Out

On August 7, take your kids to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to enjoy a special “Starry Night” edition of the Pour Your Art Out series.
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August 16, 2021 – National Rum Day Fest

Take a deep dive into the world of Rum, National Rum Day Fest (The premier Rum Festival in Miami) is back for it’s 4th year celebrating National Rum Day!
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August 20, 2021 – Viernes Culturales

On the third Friday of every month, head to Calle Ocho (Southwest 8th Street) in Little Havana and join the thousands of locals and visitors dancing in the streets at Viernes Culturales.
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August 6 & 20, 2021 – Fast Lane Friday

Head to Homestead Miami Speedway for Fast Lane Friday, a legal drag-racing event for drivers 18 years of age and older. On select Fridays, this event invites car enthusiasts to compete in the 1/8th-mile “Test & Tune” experience on Pit Road in front of a crowd of spectators.
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Now – September 6, 2021 – Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

Interact with dinosaurs like never before in the latest exhibit at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, which tells the story of the largest flying animals that ever lived.
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Now – August 31, 2021 – Miami Spa Month

For two full months, Miami Spa Month features a world of indulgence and relaxation at some of our internationally renowned spas with incredible savings for everyone with packages starting at only $99. So get ready to unwind…
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Now – August 15, 2021 – Beyond Van Gogh⁣

“Beyond Van Gogh” brings the Dutch painter’s most iconic works to life with larger-scale projections that flow freely across the Ice Palace backdrop. You’ll find yourself walking through The Starry Night.⁣
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What event are you most excited about?