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May Events in Miami!

May is here people! The weather is getting rainy and humid and also HOT enough to step out and enjoy the Miami outdoors, after all we live in the beautiful “ciudad del sol”.


Miami Attraction & Museum Month

Culture seekers and families in search for the world’s top attractions will find no better time to visit Greater Miami and the Beaches than during Miami Attraction & Museum Months. Many of the destination’s top museums and family friendly venues, including the most popular and those still waiting to be discovered, offer deep savings on admissions, memberships and more.

The Lion King: May 8 – Sunday, May 26

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion Kingalso features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.

Hillsong United: May 9

Hillsong United will be bringing their USA Tour to American Airlines Arena Thursday, May 9 @ 7:30pm. Special guests: Amanda Lindsey Cook & Mack Brock.

Nu Deco Ensemble: May 9-11

Come celebrate with Nu-Deco the end of the season with the music of Andy Akiho, Clint Needham, and a new symphonic suite of the music of Timbaland. The performance will also feature two special collaborations with jazz pianist Aaron Parks and classically trainer crooner and soul-singer Chris Turner.

Michelle Obama: May 10

Get an intimate conversation with Michelle Obama on May 10 at the BB&T Center starting at 8pm

H.O.T. Challenge Golf Tournament: May 10

Join the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau for the H.O.T. Challenge Golf Tournament at the Miami Beach Golf Club. The event helps fund scholarships for men and women of African heritage committed to working in the local visitor industry upon their graduation, as well as the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Multicultural & Tourism programs. Registration fees vary.

Rolling Loud Festival: May 10-12

Back for its five-year anniversary, the Rolling Loud Festival is returning to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Featuring an incredible lineup of the biggest stars in hip-hop, the three-day festival will include headliners Migos, Travis Scott, Kid Cudi, plus performances by Cardi B, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, as well as a long list of impressive acts set to take the stage. General admission tickets are already sold out, but check their site for VIP access and more.

New Times Brew At The Zoo: May 11

Throw a few cold ones back and enjoy live music at the Miami New Times’ and Zoo Miami’s annual Brew at the Zoo. From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019, sample more than 100 kinds of beer from all around the world. General admission tickets start at $40 and VIP access is $80 per person.

Chayanne: Desde el Alma Tour: May 11

Chayanne will be performing live at American Airlines Arena Saturday, May 11 at 8pm

Jose Luis Rodriguez, El Puma, Agradecido Tour: May 11

Doors open at 7:00PM. Show starts at 8:00PM. This is an All Ages Event. Scheduled Acts: Jose Luis Rodríguez

B2K: The Millennium Tour: May 12

Multi-platinum R&B group B2K (Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B), will be bringing “The Millennium Tour” to AmericanAirlines Arena Sunday, May 12 at 7pm

Mother’s Day: May 12

Celebrate mom by treating her to a weekend trip to Miami or a special Sunday brunch! Or if you need ideas for that special MOM in your life here are some ideas: 10 Gifts Moms Actually Love to Receive on Mothers Day

Mothers Day Concert at James L. Knight Center: May 12

6th Annual Mother’s Day Experience with Anthony Hamilton and Tamar Braxton at 7pm

Celebrate Free Cone Day with Häagen-Dazs®! May 14

It’s that extraordinary time of year again. Häagen-Dazs Free Cone Day is back, so come join us for the celebration at a participating shop near you. Indulge in one of our extraordinary flavors and enjoy a mini cone completely on us.



Chelsea Handler, Sit Down Comedy Tour: May 17

Every ticket comes with a copy of Chelsea Handler’s new book – Life Will Be the Death of Me. Books will be distributed at the venue day of show. Doors open at 7:00PM. Show starts at 8:00PM. This is an All Ages Event. Scheduled Acts: Chelsea Handler

Redland International Orchid Show: May 17-19

Head to the lushly landscaped Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead for one of the largest annual orchid shows in the country. The Redland International Orchid Show is a three-day event open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and featuring more than 50 booths of orchid vendors, classes and a lecture series. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person or purchase a three-day pass for $25.

Nicky Jam, Intimo Tour: May 18

Nicky Jam will be bringing his Intimo Tour to AmericanAirlines Arena Saturday, May 18th at 8pm

Haitian Compas Festival: May 18

Celebrate the sounds of Haiti at the annual Haitian Compas Festival, featuring dozens of the best musicians from Haiti. Tickets start at $45 for the concert, plus there are special packages that include access to official parties.

Victor Manuel & Elvis Crespo: May 18

Victor Manuel and Elvis Crespo bring their talent to the James L. Knight in downtown Miami at 8pm on May 18

Oscar D’leon: May 18

Doors open at 8:00PM. Show starts at 9:00PM. This is an All Ages Event. Scheduled Acts: Oscar D’leon

Surfside’s Paddletopia Debut: May 18 & 19

After a successful inaugural event in 2018, Paddletopia is back in Surfside for a second season. This complimentary two-day extravaganza will be taking place Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th at the 96th Street Park and promises to be an exciting adventure for the entire family! 

Miami Romance Wedding Showcase: May 19

Featuring more than 60 local wedding vendors, get inspiration for the big day at the Miami Romance Wedding Showcase from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 19, 2019. Sip on free Champagne and get to know wedding planners, florists, caterers and more. The event is happening at the Hotel Colonnade in Coral Gables and tickets are $10 in advance or $20 at the door.

Sizzle Miami: May 23-27

One of the hottest events on the LGBT+ party circuit, Sizzle Miami features five days of day and night events. Whether in a dance club, on the beach or aboard a yacht, there are a variety of venues to party with a cause. Ticket prices vary depending on the event.

Eros Ramazzotti, Vita Ce N’é World Tour: May 24

Eros Ramazzotti will be bringing his VITA CE N’É World Tour to AmericanAirlines Arena Thursday, May 24 at 8pm

Out In The Tropics: May 24 – June 24

Enjoy a month of presentations by artists addressing issues ranging from politics to sexuality. The 10th season of Out in the Tropics presented by FUNDarte will feature a variety of performances at venues such as Centro Cultural Español, The Gleason Room at The Fillmore, The Miami Beach Botanical Garden and more. Tickets start at $25.

Free Family Fest: Step Afrika! May 25

Step Afrika! pays homage to the African American step show, introduces audiences to Zulu and South African Gumboot Dance, shares the step tradition of audience participation and closes with a complex, polyrhythmic percussive symphony that brings audiences to their feet!

Coconut Grove Food & Wine Festival: May 25

Celebrating its 25th edition, the Coconut Grove Food & Wine Festival is happening at waterfront Regatta Park on Saturday May 25, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sample some of the best eats from the Grove’s most popular restaurants, as well as plenty of fine wine and cocktails. Plus, there will be live music. General admission tickets start at $25 and VIP access (including unlimited drinks) is $75 per person.

Air & Sea Show And The Musical Explosion: May 25-26

Happening on Memorial Day Weekend, the Air & Sea Show is a two-day event presented by Hyundai on Miami Beach that will showcase and salute all five branches of the United States military with jet flyovers and stunts, extreme water sports and more. Dubbed “The Musical Explosion,” there will also be a concert as well-known artists perform on stage while jets fly overhead. Expect fireworks, sand sculpting, lumberjack shows, motocross exhibition and a kids fun zone. The event is free and open to the public.

Best Of The Best Music Fest: May 26

Featuring local and national acts, the annual Best of the Best Music Fest showcases bands across a range of genres including hip-hop, reggae, pop and more. The concert takes place on the waterfront at Miami’s Bayfront Park. General admission tickets are available for $30 and VIP tickets start at $120.

Memorial Day: May 28

Not only is Memorial Day a federal holiday dedicated to remembering those who gave their life while serving in the armed forces, it’s also the unofficial kick-off for summer vacation season. In Miami, there are a variety of ways to commemorate the three-day weekend. Check out some of our recommendations on how to spend Memorial Day Weekend in Miami.

Ariana Grande, Sweetener World Tour with Special Guests Normani & Social House: May 31 & June 1

Ariana Grande will be bringing her Sweetener World Tour to AmericanAirlines Arena Friday, May 31 – June 1 at 8pm


Enjoy May and if we happen to bump into each other, say hi!

XO, M

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