Things To Do

The Ten Best Things To Do in Miami This Weekend

The weekend is finally here, Miami. And, as always, the Magic City offers plenty to keep you entertained. Ultra brings its dizzying thump-thump to town starting on Friday, but if EDM isn't your thing, then there's classical music, literary festivals, modern dance and more.

Enjoy your weekend, you've earned it. 


  • Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park: Three stages and seven days of EDM starts today.
  • Odiesa at Dance Now Miami: The narrative dance tells the physical, spiritual, and emotional journey of 23 Jews fleeing persecution in 1654 Recife, Brazil, and their ultimate settlement in New Amsterdam.

  • CreativeMornings at Canvas: A free monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types that includes a 20-minute talk, fresh brew, and breakfast bites provided by Mad Chiller. 


  • Ariana Grande at American Airlines Arena: Ariana's gonna show you how to graduate. 
  • Escribe Aqui at The Betsy A celebration of Ibero-American authors, Escribe Aqui! (“Write Here”) brings the often-marginalized literary voices of authors to the Miami public to share cross-cultural concepts and ideas. 
  • Spring Has Sprung at Miami Children's Museum:  A spring formal for your little one featuring hors d’oeuvres, DIY Venetian masks, and photo booth to capture all those cute, smiling faces.

  • Storytelling Miami at North Dade Regional LibraryThis family-friendly festival is an all-day adventure through art, culture, and intriguing tales. 


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