Say what you will about the Magic City, there is never a lack of stuff to do on the weekends -- OK, things do tend to slow a bit through the sluggish summer heat. But next time you're whining about how bored you are, just think of those poor mid-Westerners, nothing but the plains to stare at until fall hits and they jump on hay rides or whatever they do out there.
Lucky for us, Miami's just getting warmed up (not literally, thank Christ; the heat is finally starting to break). The next three days are packed with cultural fun and festivals galore, so grab that stale Red Bull, some empanadas, and hit the ground running.
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- PARK(ing) Day: Pack a lunch and join one of ten mini pop-up parks.
- DWNTWN Art Days: Starting tonight, three days of 150 cultural events in Downtown Miami. Hydrate.
- Big Night in Little Haiti: Take in the food, music, and art of Haiti, with Jahfe and DJ Mack.
- Circ X at Fillmore: Enjoy the sexy, burlesque fruits of this group's Kickstarter labor.
- LadyFest: Who run the world?
- Chilean Festival: Celebrate Chile's 13th year of independence.
- Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals: Cheer on the Marlins with the Pachanga Band for Hispanic Heritage Night.
- Louis Salgar Benefit Show: Grab a Rosemary's Baby to toast the late bartender and musician at this memorial concert and fundraiser.
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins: Your name is offensive, Kansas City. We win.
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