Here's a list of the most important events in Miami for 2012. For more information about these and other events, please visit
  • Note: Before planning a trip around a festival, make sure to verify the dates and locations.
  • Jan 1

    New Years Day (US Holiday)

    Jan 2-Jan 5

    Art Deco Weekend (Street Festival on Ocean Drive)

    Miami Beach

    Jan 6

    Three Kings Day (Religious Holiday)

    Jan 29

    ING Miami Marathon

    Feb 2- Feb 6

    The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

    Miami Beach

    Feb 14

    Valentine's Day

    Feb 16-Feb 20

    Art Wynwood


    Feb 16-Feb 20

    Miami International Boat Show


    Feb 18

    Bayside Rocks One Love Nutrifest

    Miami Beach

    Feb 20

    Presidents' Day (US Holiday)

    Feb 23-Feb 26

    Food Network SoBe Food & Wine Festival

    Miami Beach

    Feb 24-Feb 27

    Miami Wine & Spirits Expo

    Miami Beach

    Mar 2-Mar 5


    Miami Beach

    Mar 3

    Nine Mile Music Festival


    Mar 3-Mar 4

    Carnaval on the Mile


    Mar 9-Mar 11

    Flamenco Festival Miami


    Mar 11

    Calle Ocho


    Mar 16-Mar 25

    Winter Music Conference

    Miami Beach

    Mar 17

    St Patrick's Day

    Mar 17

    Ocean Drive 5K

    Miami Beach

    Mar 22-Mar 24

    Miami Billfish Tournament

    Miami Beach

    Mar 23-Mar 25

    Ultra Music Festival

    Miami Beach

    Mar 23-Mar 26

    Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show

    Miami Beach

    Mar 28-Apr 1

    Women's International Film & Arts Festival


    Apr 1

    Nautica South Beach Triathlon

    Miami Beach

    Apr 4

    Miami Marlins Baseball Season Begins (thru Oct)


    Apr 8

    Easter (Religious Holiday)

    Apr 11-Apr 17

    Sicilian Film Festival

    Miami Beach

    Apr 15

    Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade & Festival

    Miami Beach

    Apr 15-Apr 22

    Miami Israel Film Festival

    Apr 16-Apr 22

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival

    Miami Beach

    Apr 18-Apr 21

    United Way Miami Food & Wine Festival


    Apr 22

    AIDS Walk Miami

    Miami Beach

    Apr 26-Apr 29

    Maserati Miami Beach Polo World Cup

    Miami Beach

    May 4-May 6

    The Beach Soccer Miami Cup

    Miami Beach

    May 6-May 20

    Volvo Ocean Race Miami


    May 13

    Mother's Day (US Holiday)

    May 18-May 20

    eXXXotica Expo

    Miami Beach

    May 28

    Memorial Day (US Holiday)

    May 31-Jun 7

    European Film Festival


    Jun 17

    Father's Day (US Holiday)

    Jun 20-Jun 23

    American Black Film Festival


    Jul 1-Aug 31

    Miami Spa Months

    July 4

    Independence Day (US Holiday)

    Jul 19-Jul 22

    Tropic MiamiBeat (Swingers Convention)

    Miami Beach

    Aug 1-Sep 30

    Miami Spice

    Aug 31-Sep 4

    Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show

    Miami Beach


    Miami Dolphins Football Season Begins (thru Dec)


    Sep 3

    Labor Day (US Holiday)

    Sep 14-Sep 16

    Miami International Wine Fair

    Miami Beach

    Sep 16-Sep 18

    Rosh Hashanah (Religious Holiday)

    Sep 25-Sep 26

    Yom Kippur (Religious Holiday)

    Oct 4- Oct 9

    Italian Film Festival

    Miami Beach

    Oct 5-Oct 7

    Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show

    Miami Beach

    Oct 7

    Miami Carnival



    Miami Panther Hockey Season Begins (thru April)


    Oct 20

    Susan G Komen Race for the Cure

    Miami Beach


    South Florida International Auto Show

    Miami Beach

    Oct 28

    Ironman 70.3 Miami


    Oct 31


    Nov 3

    Sleepless Night Miami Beach

    Miami Beach

    Nov 6

    Election Day

    Nov 11

    Veterans Day (US Holiday)

    Nov 11-Nov 18

    Miami Book Fair International


    Nov 21-Nov 26

    White Party Week

    Miami Beach

    Nov 26-Dec 1

    Miami Short Film Festival

    Miami Beach

    Nov 28

    Thanksgiving (US Holiday)

    Dec 6-Dec 9

    Art Basel

    Miami Beach

    Dec 8-Dec 16

    Hanukkah (Religious Holiday)


    Miami Heat Basketball Season Begins (thru April)


    Dec 25

    Christmas Day (Religious & US Holiday)

    Dec 26-Jan 1

    Kwanzaa (Religious Holiday)

    Dec 31

    New Years Eve (US Holiday)