7 Fun Things You Can do in Miami Today

7 Fun Things You Can do in Miami Today

Magic City has something for everyone. It’s no wonder why so many Hollywood movie makers, A-list celebrities, and artists are attracted to the city with the warmest climate in the winter. Miami’s art deco architecture is second to none and the beach fronts are fantastic. A culturally rich fusion of Latin, African, Cuban, Caribbean, and European influences, Miami’s vibrant art scene and legendary nightlife is something to be experienced at least once if you haven’t already.

For newcomers and veterans alike, we have some ideas on how you can experience everything this great city has to offer with a list of things to do in Miami today.

Fun Free Activities

One of the best things about Miami is all the free and fun activities that are available. From lounging on the beach to strolling Flamingo Park, you’ll never be bored. We’ve compiled a list of must-do free activities you’ll want to do today or all month!  

  • Take the Metromover

Do you want to explore Miami? The best way to do so is by taking a free ride on the Metromover around town. It’s also the perfect mode of transportation for a fun bar crawl with a group of friends. Designated drivers need not apply!

  • Take a bike ride around Wynwood

Every Sunday at 11 am, BYOBIKE offers free one-hour bike ride tours of Wynwood artist owned and operated mural and graffiti displays. Bring a friend and make a day of it!

  • Live music every night

Yes, you read that right! Enjoy live music every night at Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami on the Marina stage. There is always a musical variety ranging from Latin to pop and everything in between.  While your there, you might want to check out the other sightseeing attractions like Bayside Tours, Island Queen Cruises, Miami Aqua Tours, and Thriller Speed Boat.

  • Wood Tavern Tacos

Ok, who can say no to great free food? We can’t either! You’ll love the free tacos served at the bar of Wood Tavern with your favorite cocktail and a fun group of friends. This casual dining experience is ideal for music and art lovers alike. And if you feel like dancing while your there, feel free!

Great places to visit

  • Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

You’ll want to schedule a visit see the magnificent Italian Renaissance architecture and gardens at the Vizcaya Museum. Populated with beautiful 16th- and 19th-century antiques, art, and furnishings, the museum overlooks the bay and is a popular wedding destination. Admission is just over 60$ at this national historic landmark. Don’t forget to dine at the cafe for lunch. You’ll be glad you did.Vizcaya Museum & Gardens


  • Versailles Restaurant

This is the perfect place for dinner plans. The restaurant that dubs itself as “the world’s most famous Cuban restaurant” serves up a healthy dose of Cuban sophistication and delicious sandwiches. It is known as the unofficial meeting place for the Cuban community and is quite busy. When you visit, make sure to get the Cubano, the most popular item on the menu.

  • Get fancy at Sugar

After a great day of bike rides and Cuban food, step it up in the evening with a cocktail in the sky at a rooftop bar with 360° views of the city.

Sugar is the tallest bar in the city at 40 floors up, amongst a garden of green foliage. Take in breathtaking views of the surrounding area as you relax in the Tea Room. You’ll want to bring out those new shoes and outfit you’ve been dying to wear for a night out. With Asian influenced cocktails and late night brunch, you’ll end your day right.

Miami is waiting for you

Miami is a smorgasbord of beautiful scenery vibrant nightlife, and rich experiences just waiting to be discovered. If you are a first-time visitor and are looking for the best hotels, we have you covered.

Visit our website or give us a call for a visitor’s guide and other important information to make your trip comfortable. We are here to help you navigate Magic City and settle in quickly once you’re here.

Miami’s Hottest Events in July 2019

Miami's Hottest Events in July 2019

This is one of the best times of the year in Miami. With the sun shining, palm trees swaying, and the ocean breeze blowing, Miami in July is lit. There is no shortage of entertainment on and off the beach.

Looking to celebrate the 4th in style? Miami offers a variety of options, so you’ll have plenty of Independence Day celebrations to choose from. From colorful fireworks to luxury spa visits, you’ll spend your Independence Day weekend on cruise control far from the cares of work and school.

Lucky for you, we’ve made a list of the best Miami events July has to offer. So, get out your calendar and get ready to take some notes! You might want to extend your celebration this Fourth of July!

Independence Day Celebrations

One of the largest fireworks celebrations in South Florida is back and better than ever! Held at Bayfront Park, America’s Birthday Bash presented by Budweiser is the place to be.

Start your morning off with a free yoga class sponsored by Baptist Health from 9 am to 10:15 pm. And since this is a family-friendly event, bring everyone. The Kids Zone, complete with pony rides and bouncers, is scheduled to start at 3 pm until 7 pm. You can’t forget to stay for food vendors, music, and an extravagant firework display starting at 9 pm.

Did we mention the variety? Check out the Fire on the Fourth festival on the beach at North Shore Park Bandshell, sponsored by Coca Cola and Hotwire. This family-friendly event starts with a free yoga class with an ocean view and continues with a Kids Zone with music, food, live entertainment, and fireworks at 9 pm. Take advantage of the free shuttle service from 11 am to 11 pm, available every 30 minutes.

If it’s more entertainment you are looking for, look no further than the Miccosukee Freedom festival. This free event features wrestling alligators, rising country music stars, water slides, food, airboat rides, and of course, fireworks. Bring the whole family for a fun Fourth of July celebration to Miccosukee Resort and Gaming from 10 am to 10 pm.

Independence Day Celebrations

Relax with your feet up

It’s that time of year again with Miami Spa Month from July 1st to August 31st. Bring along your bae or set up a luxury spa day with just the girls for pampered massages and more. However you choose to take advantage of discounted spa treatments at Miami’s top resorts and hotels this month, you will be glad you did. Seriously, where else are you going to find premier spa services for up to 50% off? We thought so, too!

Concerts, art, and parties. . .

Looking for the more celebrations? Let’s start with the 4th of July dinner cruise, shall we? View a spectacular firework display in downtown Miami from the water while eating from a full gourmet buffet that includes tangy BBQ chicken, jumbo hot dogs, while sipping Jose Cuervo margaritas. Boarding begins promptly at 7:30 pm for a 3-hour casual cruise on the Biscayne Lady by the Hard Rock Cafe.  

There is never a shortage of concerts in Miami at any given moment and July is no exception. Jennifer Lopez will be gracing the stages of Miami on July 25th at the American Airlines Arena. One of the hottest acts in the western hemisphere and most influential Latin performer in the US, the actress, dancer, and singer has an estimated global record sales number of 80 million. This is a must-see concert!

Don’t forget to make room in your schedule for the four-time Grammy winner, British singer, songwriter, and artist — Sam Smith. Also a Golden Globe winner, Smith has released new music with Normani, with over 200 million Youtube views. He will be performing at the American Airlines Arena on July 14th as part of the Thrill of it All Tour.

The Overtown Music & Arts festival is perfect for everyone. It features live music from world-renowned recording artists, great food, and art. Past year performers featured Tito Puente Jr., K’ Michelle, Monica, Ceelo Green, and Kelly Price, just to name a few. This free event held in historic Overtown from 11 am to 7 pm, is a celebration of economic redevelopment and progression of a historically black community.

What are you waiting for?

Now that you have the list of must-see Miami events, July is right around the corner and you should get your tickets today! For more questions on these events and others, give us a call or visit our website for more information.