Looking for a nice way to spend quality time with loved ones this holiday season!? The Miami Design District has everything from unique cultural experiences; to art exhibits that are free and open to the public; an array of world-class and Michelin awarded dining destinations; and some of the world’s most celebrated luxury brands for some retail therapy. The one-stop-shop neighborhood is the perfect destination for a quick one-day excursion, whether you’re wandering off on your own or spending quality time with a loved one.
Spend a day in MDD this holiday season and see for yourself; we’ve even done the planning for you…
EARLY BIRD GETS THE WORM
Kick start your day at one of the many fitness studios at the Miami Design District
Start your day off with a relaxing yoga class! Ahana Yoga Studio is a group of teachers, students, healers, surfers, runners & everything in between. The studio forms a community of people that are invested in making this world a better place through the practice of yoga, teaching beginners, athletes, advanced yogis, flexible people, tight people – everyone is welcome.
43 NE 38th St, Miami, FL 33137
Feeling accomplished is an understatement after starting your morning at this group workout that combines science, coaching and technology that guarantees maximum results from the inside out. Orangetheory is a 1 hour, full body workout, focused on training endurance, strength and power.
89 NE 38th St, Miami, FL 33137
Next, fuel your day’s adventures at one of these neighborhood hotspots
Serving as the perfect place to indulge in a guilt-free and delicious breakfast after a good workout, Pura Vida is South Florida’s go-to wellness eatery and all-day café. Pura Vida has established itself as a lifestyle brand, offering an extensive menu made from fresh and high-quality local ingredients–served within a topical aesthetically pleasing interior.
3818 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Rosetta Bakery has been conceived with the intent to be an official ambassador of the Italian art of baking, a genuine mix of history, highest quality ingredients exclusively Made in Italy and timeless traditions. Relax in the surrounding outdoor courtyard with a croissant sandwich in one hand and an espresso in the other before your busy day begins.
95 NE 40th St, Miami, Florida 33137
ART IN THE DISTRICT
Immerse yourself in the neighborhood’s robust cultural offerings
2022 Miami Design District Design Commission: Rock | Roll by Germane Barnes
The Miami Design District recently awarded Miami-based architect and designer, Germane Barnes, the 2022 Miami Design District Annual Design Commission. Tour the neighborhood and rock on these Instagram-worthy installations. Rock | Roll is placed throughout the Miami Design District’s public spaces and draws inspiration from the BIPOC communities who have shaped Miami’s one-of-a-kind, polyethnic culture.
Interdimensional Portal by Criola
You can’t miss acclaimed muralist, Criola, displaying her biggest mural outside of Brazil here in Miami Design District. Interdimensional Portal, portrays Afro-Brazilian ancestors in ritualistic performance, accessing ancient forest wisdom for medicinal purposes, and transcending thresholds of knowledge.
3801 NE 1st Ave, Miami, Florida 33137
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) is dedicated to promoting continuous experimentation in contemporary art and features an energetic calendar of exhibitions and programs. While you’re in the neighborhood take advantage of the ICA offering free and open access to the most innovative art of our time.
61 NE 41 St, Miami, FL 33137
There’s no shortage of lunch options to enjoy in the neighborhood
Major Food Group’s latest culinary concept, Contessa Miami, is now open for lunch Monday-Friday and Weekend Brunch, Saturday-Sunday between the hours of 11:30AM – 2:00PM. Their extensive daytime menus feature a wealth of antipasti, pizzas, pasta, and desserts.
To book a table: https://resy.com/cities/mia/
111 NE 41st St, Miami, FL 33137
Mia Market offers the culinary curious an elevated food hall experience to explore a mix of local food and beverage talent. The chef-driven food hall’s features highly celebrated vendors such as Coop, Dal Plin, Jaffa, Yasu Tanaka, and others.
140 NE 39th St, Suite 241, Miami, FL 33137
PAMPER YOURSELF IN THE DISTRICT
Because you deserve it…
Dr. Barbara Sturm Boutique & Spa
German aesthetics doctor, Dr. Barbara Sturm is widely renowned for her anti-inflammatory philosophy and non-surgical anti-aging skin treatments. Dr. Sturm created her Dr. Barbara Sturm Boutiques & Spa to not only deliver the famous #SturmGlow facials, but to also educate the public about her rigorous, ingredient science-approach and the anti-inflammatory lifestyle that she espouses.
140 NE 39th St, Suite 111, Miami, Florida 33137
IGK has become a hairstyle mecca, synonymous with effortless, modern and cutting edge style founded by four international stylists. Join the regular stream of locals, models, and celebrities for the day when choosing from over 20 stylists to tend to your locks and refresh your look from color and cuts, to styling and blow-outs.
3930 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137
Love logos and all things caffeinated? We have the spots for you…
Tiffany & Co. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Cafe
Tiffany & Co. is a two-story Holiday pop-up and cafe that uniquely combines art, jewelry and luxury. Stop in for an aesthetically pleasing treat from the Breakfast at Tiffany’s Cafe, shop from a curated selection of Tiffany’s signature icons, or simply snap a shot in front of the vibrantly designed, Instagram-worthy facade.
160 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
Baccarat Boutique B Bar & Lounge
Baccarat invites you to live the unique experience of sipping a coffee, tea or cappuccino; enjoy a bubbling coupe of champagne, a glass of wine, or discover their signature cocktails and taste their delicious bites. All served in Baccarat, surrounded by Baccarat’s beautiful and colorful crystal.
140 NE 39th St., Suite 210, Miami, FL 33137
Last, but most certainly not least!
Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Mandolin Aegean Bistro is a one-of-a-kind Miami institution established by founders Ahmet Erkaya and Anastasia Koutsioukis. The highly celebrated restaurant recently received a Bib Gourmand and is famous for transporting guests to the Greek islands and turquoise coast of Turkey. Mandolin is synonymous with the flavors of the Aegean and the simplicity of coastal Mediterranean life.
4312 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
L’Atelier De Joël Robuchon
Having been awarded two Michelin stars, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon wows diners with its modern French cuisine. The menu features iconic L’Atelier dishes alongside new seasonal creations from Culinary Director Christophe Bellanca—a longtime protégé of the legendary Joël Robuchon. All dishes are offered à la carte, as well as in several tasting menus.
151 NE 41 St, Suite 235, Miami, FL 33137
Another Michelin-starred favorite! Le Jardinier is a casually sophisticated, vegetable-forward restaurant created by longtime Joël Robuchon protégé, Alain Verzeroli. Le Jardinier’s menu focuses on the use of the highest quality local vegetables, seasonal ingredients, and fresh herbs complemented by wild and sustainable fish, meat and poultry.
151 NE 41 St, Suite 135, Miami, FL 33137