The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami

Excited for the weekend.
Excited for the weekend.
Photo by Alex Markow

Yet another weekend is upon us, thank goodness. As always, there's plenty to do in the Magic City. This weekend offers art sales, an orchid show, Cuban-influenced jazz, and French film.

Enjoy your weekend, you've worked hard.

See also: Miami Film Festival 2015: Five Movies to See in the Final Week


  • Art After Dark: An Art Sale @ Bakehouse Art Complex: This weekend-long art sale kicks off with a Friday night.
  • Yissy García at Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: With her brand, Yissy García y Su Band, Garcia blends sounds from the worlds of Latin jazz, funk, and electronic.
  • The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami
    Courtesy Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
  • Orchid Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden: Choose one of the 10,000 rare orchids that will be available for purchase throughout the lush gardens.
  • A Weekend of French Short Films at Books and Books: Local Borscht-affiliated video artist and editor Robert Padilla will present three shorts by legendary French animator Michel Ocelot: The Three Inventors (1979), The Legend of the Poor Hunchback (1983), and Tales of the Night (2011).
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  • Miami Beach Garden Tour at Miami Beach Botanical Garden: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., you'll have access to food trucks, a farmers' market, a plant sale, and live music by Broken Tenure.
  • Jekyll and Hyde at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: The ultimate story of good versus evil told through song.
  • Little LAB at Locust Projects: The gallery hosts a hands-on art project for kids ages 4 to 13.
  • Sunday:

    Food at Calle Ocho
    Food at Calle Ocho
    Photo by Marco Korfield
  • Calle Ocho Festival at Calle Ocho:The largest Latino festival in the United States is back for its 38th year.
  • Young Talent, Big Dreams at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: One of the biggest youth talent competitions in the nation.
  • Dance, Music, Theater & Voice Performance at Colony Theater: YoungArts' youngest performers performers will showcase their creativity with performances, readings, exhibitions and screenings.

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    Related Locations

    Bakehouse Art Complex

    561 NW 32nd St.
    Miami, FL 33127


    Light Box at Goldman Warehouse
    Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

    10901 Old Cutler Rd.
    Coral Gables, FL 33156


    Books & Books

    265 Aragon Ave.
    Coral Gables, FL 33134


    Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    2000 Convention Center Dr.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139


    South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

    10950 SW 211th St.
    Cutler Bay, FL 33189


    Locust Projects

    3852 N. Miami Ave.
    Miami, FL 33127


    Colony Theatre

    1040 Lincoln Rd.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139


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