Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, and Miami is gearing up to offer an extraordinary array of experiences that will make this year’s celebration truly unforgettable. From exhilarating events and spectacular discounts to vibrant parties and family-friendly activities, Miami has it all. In this article, we will guide you through the top Memorial Day weekend specials and happenings that will have you embracing the Miami spirit and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
“Sun, Sand, and Savings” – Beachfront Hotel Deals:
What better way to kick off your Memorial Day weekend than by basking in the sun and enjoying the pristine beaches Miami is renowned for? Numerous luxury beachfront hotels in Miami are offering exclusive Memorial Day weekend deals that will make your stay even more memorable. From discounted room rates to complimentary amenities and exciting beachside activities, these special offers ensure you experience the best of Miami’s hospitality without breaking the bank.
“Savor the Flavor” – Culinary Delights:
Miami is a melting pot of diverse cultures, and its culinary scene is a reflection of this rich heritage. During Memorial Day weekend, renowned restaurants across the city will be serving up mouthwatering specials and delightful prix-fixe menus. Indulge in delectable seafood, savor authentic Latin cuisine, or treat yourself to a fusion of flavors that define Miami’s unique gastronomy. From casual eateries to fine dining establishments, there’s something to satisfy every palate.
“Groove to the Beat” – Music and Entertainment:
Miami is famous for its pulsating music scene, and Memorial Day weekend takes it up a notch. Get ready to dance the night away at electrifying parties and music festivals hosted by some of the hottest DJs and artists. From rooftop bars with stunning views to renowned clubs and outdoor venues, Miami’s vibrant nightlife offers endless options for those seeking to celebrate and let loose.
“Fun in the Sun” – Family-Friendly Activities:
Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time for families to come together and create lasting memories. Miami offers a plethora of family-friendly activities that cater to all ages. Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic South Beach boardwalk, explore the fascinating Miami Frost Science museum, or embark on an exciting boat tour to discover the breathtaking beauty of Biscayne Bay. With its abundance of parks, museums, and interactive exhibits, Miami ensures a fun-filled weekend for the entire family.
Hyundai Air & Sea Show
America’s mightiest military jets scream over the sands of South Beach as the Hyundai Air & Sea Show takes over Memorial Day Weekend. Each day starts at 11:15 a.m. with Jet Ski, Cigarette boat and search-and-rescue team demonstrations. Then the big show starts in the air with a full afternoon lineup of fighter jets, including F15s, F16s, B-52 bombers and more. Saturday’s festivities conclude with the Music Explosion – a nighttime concert headlined by Big and Rich. There’ll also be flight and rifle simulators as well as military equipment demonstrations.
Superblue is an unforgettable immersive art experience that should be on the top of every Floridian’s To-Do list this spring and summer. Located in Allapattah, the art center offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to be transported to an array of new worlds in a single visit through dynamic installations created by four of the world’s leading experiential artists — Es Devlin, teamLab, James Turrell, and Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Weekday tickets for Florida Residents are just $29, and $34 during the weekend for military, citizens and first responders! Redeemable only on Superblue’s website.
Take advantage of the fresh air over the long weekend by wandering through Wynwood Walls. Known as one of the best venues in the world to see the work of leading street artists, the Wynwood Walls encompasses more than 50 dazzling, cutting-edge murals created by respected street artists from Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Miami-Dade residents receive admission for just $8 per person with proof of a valid ID, gaining them access to tour the Wynwood Walls murals, gift shop, Goldman Global Arts (GGA) Gallery and Annex Gallery, and much more.
Paradox Museum Miami
Experience over 70 paradox-based, amazing exhibits this Memorial Day. In honor of our veterans and those currently serving, the museum will be offering $18 admission for military, citizens and first responders. Paradox offers more mind-twisting, eye-tricking experiences than any other edutainment destination in the world, so you won’t want to miss out.
“Retail Therapy Extravaganza” – Shopping Specials:
If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, Miami’s Memorial Day weekend has you covered. Renowned shopping destinations such as the Lincoln Road Mall, Bal Harbour Shops, and the Design District will be hosting exclusive sales and promotions. From high-end fashion boutiques to unique local stores, Miami offers a shopping experience that blends luxury with a vibrant cultural flair.
The largest touring collection of mummified remains and related artifacts ever assembled is coming to Frost Science on Saturday, May 27. Guests can view the new exhibit this Memorial Day weekend during the museum’s special extended hours, from 10:00 am. to 7:00 pm. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition features the mummified remains of 40 real humans and animals and 80 rare artifacts from across the globe, including Europe, South America, and Ancient Egypt. The exhibition provides unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, will enthrall with dramatic displays of the mummies and their personal stories. State-of-the-art multimedia stations will take you on a 4,500-year journey to explore the histories and origins of the mummified remains, as well as how they were created.
Please note: This exhibition contains potentially sensitive content, including the mummified remains of people who lived in the past. Frost Science understands and acknowledges there are a variety of cultural and religious perspectives on the display of deceased individuals. We display this special exhibition for educational purposes. Families with younger children who may not have previously experienced an exhibition like this one may wish to focus on its educational aspects. Frost Science asks that all guests who choose to view this exhibition act respectfully and with a sense of dignity. To access the Frost Science family guide, please click here.
Afrobeats have gained massive popularity in the world music scene over the past few years, and if you’re a fan or just want to see what all the excitement is about, head to loanDepot Park in Little Havana. The home of the Miami Marlins will host Afro Nation, a two-day festival that is the largest Afrobeats festival in the world. Headliners include Burna Boy on Saturday and Wizkid on Sunday with performances from Fireboy DML, Mavado, Sech, Uncle Waffles and others.
Celebrate the long weekend experiencing the best brunch in Miami at Mayami, located in the heart of Wynwood. The exciting, new brunch features unbeatable live music; a revamped menu featuring unique dishes such as Mayami Wagyu Sliders, fluffy Japanese Pancakes, Filet mignon Truffle Eggs Benedict and Huevos Rancheros; and drink specials such as 2-hour bottomless mimosas, Luna Blanca Sangria, Luna Llena Sangría, the Ketel One Botanical Citrus Cocktail and more! Treat yourself to a variety of decadent dishes and bottomless cocktails to enjoy with friends and family, in celebration of the holiday.
With an award-winning menu that reimagines American classics with modern twists, unique cocktails, local beer and a high-energy atmosphere with live entertainment, American Social is the place to eat, drink and be social. In a place where conversations flow free and connections run deep, the stage is always set for having a good time. On Memorial Day, AmSo will be offering a special brunch menu featuring dishes such as Brunch BLAT, Brunch in the Keys, Cinnamon French Toast Crunch and Brisket Fried Rice; and $25 bottomless mimosas with a food purchase.
This long weekend, take the time to relax in Branja’s idyllic 1970s-style Tel Avivian atmosphere at their weekend long brunch! Guests can enjoy a mix of sweet and savory dishes that pull inspiration from around the globe, while incorporating the signature spices and flavors of generational Israeli recipes. Enjoy Shakshuka, Polenta Challah Pudding, and Egg Salad Bruschetta and sip on unique, handcrafted cocktails like the Purple Rain, Island Boy, or Yaya y Paloma.
Miami’s top Memorial Day weekend specials and happenings promise an unforgettable experience for locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re looking to unwind on the sun-drenched beaches, immerse yourself in the city’s diverse culinary landscape, dance to the pulsating beats of renowned DJs, create family memories, or indulge in a shopping extravaganza, Miami has something for everyone. So, get ready to make the most of this long weekend and celebrate Memorial Day in style, surrounded by the charm, energy, and beauty of Miami.