If you are in Miami, FL, you are probably wondering what you will do for the rest of the year since you have already visited all the attractions that this city offers. Worry no more. This destination is also home to various annual events including;
The Redland Heritage Festival
This is an event that has happened in this city since 1976. Interestingly, it has never lost it taste. In fact, it gets better each year, attracting thousands of people, both locals and visitors. Here, there is a broad selection of food, tropical plants, and local arts and craft. It is a children-friendly festival with various kids’ activities including magic shows, pony rides, and petting zoo.
Entry is 8 bucks for adults, and children under the 11 get in free of charge.
National Youngart Week
This event takes place at the famous Miami Beach every year. In case you are looking for something that will thrill you all night, come and see over 179 Youngart finalists in literary, visual, performing, and design arts as they wow audiences with film screenings, art exhibitions, performances, jazz combo performances, and writers’ readings. Even if you decide to skip everything else, this is one event that you cannot afford to miss if you are in the city.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day parade.
Martin Luther King was doubtlessly one of the most celebrated figure in the civil rights movement. He is popularly known for his speech “I have a dream.” Every year, this icon is celebrated all over America, and Miami is not left behind. This parade takes place along NW 54th Street, starting from NW 12 Avenue to NW 32ND Avenue. The celebration then ends with a massive celebration at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
In 2018, it will be the 55th year that this event will be taking place. If you are an art lover, then you will need to join the others as you watch over 360 artists display their pieces of art along the streets of Coconut Groove.
Over 5 decades ago, this event started as a small event, but it has today grown to become one of the most loved art festival in South Florida.
Apart from the art, you will also eat your preferred food as you listen to your favorite music. For any art lover, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival is a great way to have a weekend like no other.
There are a host of other events in this city including the Lifetime Miami Marathon and Half marathon, Progressive Miami International Boat Show, South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and a lot more. Miami, Florida has something for everyone!