Events for a Warm and Romantic February in Miami

Events for a Warm and Romantic February in Miami

Jan 29, 2018 January 29, 2018

Who says only couples can indulge their passions come February? Our pick of events has something for everyone – from couple’s specials and romantic getaways to fun events on the beach and artsy festivals. Get, set, go to rekindle that romance or who knows, you could bump into your next Valentine at one of these:

Miami Romance Month: February 1-28

Various locations across Miami

Celebrate love in a million ways with Miami Romance Month for inspiration. Treat your sweetheart to a ‘Private Evening of Romance’ at the Deering Estate, a wild ‘Romance in the Glades’, or a package of ‘We Still Do Romance’ at the Hyatt Regency. Take your pick from a ton of hotels, couple’s massage packages and private VIP tours of neighborhoods such as Coral Gables and Coconut Grove for a memorable Valentine’s.
 
Planning a wedding? Don’t forget to drop in at the Wedding Showcase for tips and an introduction to top planners, florists, designers and caterers for that perfect ‘I Do’. There’s also a contest, where showing how you #FoundLoveInMiami can win you 4 days and 3 nights at the St. Regis Bal Harbour.

Lapis Fontainebleau
Photograph : Courtesy of Lapis Spa at Fontainebleau

Valentine’s Day Ideas: February 14

Various locations across Miami

If Romance Month gets a bit overwhelming, walk hand-in-hand to your nearest white-sand beach for a heartwarming stroll. Work up an appetite riding your Citibike around Art Deco district, Lincoln Road or Ocean Drive. Treat your sweetheart to some fancy wining and dining at these top restaurants and bars for wine lovers. Pull out all the stops for a romantic Moon Over Miami tour with champagne. Or, simply go old school and serenade your darling under the stars with a Jazz concert at Fairchild.
 
Singles don’t fret! Get ready to mingle with Speed Dating at Wine Vault or the Meet to Keep Matchmaking event at Fado Irish Pub. If not, you could always fall back on your favorite pub crawl through Wynwood a weekend before.


Photograph : Courtesy of Pied à Terre

GroundUP Music Festival: February 9-11

North Beach Concert Bandshell, North Beach

Enjoy three days of music mayhem on the beach with a medley of jazz, funk and folk tunes filling the air. Catch Snarky Puppy, The Wood Brothers, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Trio, Breastfist, Emily Estefan and many more at this year’s festival. Be quick to grab a spot, as there are only 2000 tickets available per day.

GroundUP Music Festival
Photograph : Courtesy of GroundUP Music Festival

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show: February 9-12

Miami Fair Expo Center, Tamiami Park

Sit up antique lovers! Save the date for ‘America’s Largest Indoor Antique Show’ is just around the corner. Find great keeps from dated furniture to masterpieces, souvenirs, jewelry and more. With over a 1000 dealers on-site, you can be sure to stumble upon some great treasures.

Miami Beach Antique
Photograph : Courtesy of The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Carnaval Miami: February 10 - March 31

Various locations across Miami

Immerse yourself in this colorful, month-long carnival celebrating the Latin culture and everything Miami. Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, you’ll get to enjoy a series of dynamic events like Tap that Craft, Miss Carnaval, Cork & Fork, Cordials & Candy, a Cooking Showdown, the annual Domino Tournament, Calle Ocho festival, Fútbol 5v5 and more.

Carnaval Miami
Photograph : Courtesy of Carnaval Miami

The Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail: February 15-19

Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Virginia Key

The largest sailing event of the year is back again – this time at a brand new location! With more space on the water, catch the latest catamarans, sail boats, mega yachts, powerboats and more in action. Discover the latest in gear and technology, learn to distinguish your monohull from a twin hull, or get for some hands-on training in the water. Whatever you do, these are the 5 most exciting days of the year for any nautical nerd.

The Miami International Boat Show
Photograph : Courtesy of The Miami International Boat Show

Art Wynwood: February 15-19

One Herald Plaza, Arts and Entertainment District

Calling out the culturally savvy, Art Wywood is back with its spectrum of emerging artists to modern masters. Begin the year with the finest works in contemporary and modern art from over 70 international galleries. This year, the fair will be honoring New York-based Logan Hicks with the Tony Goldman Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award and a gala dinner.

Art Wynwood
Photograph : Courtesy of Art Wynwood

Model Beach Volleyball Tournament: February 17-18

Between 7th and 8th, South Beach

Forget those Valentine’s woes and come over to South Beach to enjoy serious eye candy. This bracket-style volleyball competition rounds up top talent from leading modeling agencies for a sizzling two days on the beach. Best part – it’s absolutely free, so simply bring along suntan.

Model Beach Volleyball Tour
Photograph : Courtesy of Model Beach Volleyball

Coconut Grove Art Festival: February 17-19

Streets of Coconut Grove

For a less frivolous post-Valentine weekend, get to this legendary fest. The streets of Coconut Grove come alive with live music, exotic flavors, entertainment, and of course, lots of inspiring art from over 360 artists. Flock here for a fun, kid-friendly weekend fit for the entire family.

Coconut Grove Art Festival
Photograph : Courtesy of Coconut Grove Art Festival

Haulover Kite Festival: February 17-18

Haulover Park

Get ready to spend a weekend with your gaze fixed skyward. Watch in awe as the sky over Haulover park comes alive with tons of color, flying rainbows, animals, figures and much more. Make your own kite, buy one or simply pull out your mat and soak in the sights at this vibrant fest. Live music, face painting and food trucks make it a great event for the whole family to enjoy.

Haulover Kite Festival
Photograph : Courtesy of Haulover Kite Festival

Chinese New Year Festival: February 18

Fred Shaw Plaza, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus

Ring in the ‘Year of the Dog’ with this vibrant Asian festival in Kendall. Lion dances, dragon parades, acrobatic displays, spiritual rituals and other cultural demonstrations take place throughout the fifteen days preceding the Chinese New Year. Finally, the celebrations culminate at the Fred Shaw Plaza with music, dance and drama.

Chinese New Year Festival
Photograph : Courtesy of Chinese New Year Festival

South Beach Wine and Food Festival: February 21-25

Various locations across Miami

Foodies and wine connoisseurs simply can’t afford to miss this gourmet gathering on the beach. Indulgence takes on a whole new meaning during these five, star-studded days with 90+ food and wine events. Get up, close and personal with renowned chefs, culinary personalities and the world’s best wine and spirit producers. There will be brunches, lunches, dinners, late-night parties, wine tastings and demos to take care of your each and every craving. Worried about that waistline? Don’t be, as fitness events are given equal importance at this iconic festival. Since no tickets will be available at the door, make sure to pre-book here.

SOBEWFF
Photograph : Courtesy of South Beach Wine and Food Festival

So, how do you intend to spend this February? Do comment and share your thoughts below!

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