The Ten Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend

Could it be? Is that the taste of freedom hanging in the air? Why yes, we think it's true. The weekend is so close, we can almost touch it if we stretch our arms really, really far.

Before you know it, the weekend will be through, so make the most of the time you do have and take advantage of all the great things Miami's got going on. For all you cinema geeks, there's not one but two film festivals to get carried away with. Song comes alive with a bit of opera, the party comes to life when the animals go to sleep, and one of Miami's own has a big show debut.

This and so much more can be yours if you check our list below - but first, let's take a seflie.

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Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival You don't have to be gay to appreciate gay cinema with these universally-themed works of comic and dramatic proportions.

Humphrey Bogart Festival Take a trip through time to Key Largo and remind yourself why Humphrey's just the coolest.

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Exhaustion Come see the collaboration between painter Jesse Willenbring and sculptor Justin Beal as they print, paint and silk screen colorful tables, walls, and glass.


Brew at the Zoo Get in on the after-hour celebration with drinks, sleepy animals, and Vanilla Ice.

#MissionSmile Attempts Record as Largest Selfie Hit Miami Beach between 8th and 12th streets for the chance to make Guinness World Record history.

Freddy Stebbins This Miami-native brings tons of colorful characters to the stage in his one-man show you can't miss.

See Also: Comedian Freddy Stebbins Loves Miami, Has One-Man Show to Prove It

eMerge Americas Conference Miami could be the nest great tech hub, and this conference brings more than 100 industry leaders to help you get started.

See Also: Inaugural eMerge Americas Conference Aims to Mold Miami Into Next National Tech Hub


Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta You can't go this hard on a Monday, so hit the streets and drink like it's really May 5th.

Thais In this operatic fantasyland, a confused monk falls head-over-heels for a beautiful courtesan.

See Also: Jules Massenet's Thaïs: the story of a Courtesan and the Monk Who Loves Her

Miami United FC Season Opener These hunks will have your heart pumping, and also, the game should be exciting.

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