Miami’s Hottest February Events! Super Bowl LIV, Miami Boat Show, SoBe Wine and Food Fest, and more!
Jan 29, 2020 January 29, 2020
This February, Miami’s celebrating more than just the month of love and great weather. Super Bowl LIV is coming to town, and the city’s party scene is lit! So, expect all of February’s usual art and food and wine festivals, plus a rocking lineup of fan fests, musical acts, late-night parties, and much more. There are so many things to do in Miami this month, read on for details on where to have the best pre-Super bowl bash, spend a special Valentine’s Day, and have an otherwise amazing time in the Magic City:
Miami Health and Wellness Months: February 1 – March 31
Various venues across Miami
Photo courtesy of Miami Watersports Paradise
It’s the month of love, and what better way to show you care for each other (and yourself!) than with some TLC for the mind, body and soul. Get fit together or bond over a relaxing massage with special discounts and offers available for two whole months. Offers include the likes of a 70-min Himalayan stone massage for $165 at the Biltmore Hotel, buy 2 tennis court hours, get 1 free at the Crandon Park International Tennis Center, 50% off second lesson on booking the first at Miami Watersports Paradise, and 50% off a 50-day HCG prescription weight loss program.
Super Bowl Pre-bash Parties: February 1
Various venues across Miami
Some of the biggest names in music and entertainment -- think Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, The Chainsmokers, and Cardi B are in town to kick off the big game weekend on Saturday. Here’s a list of the best Miami concerts and parties in town:
- Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest feat. Maroon 5 and special guest at the AmericanAirlines Arena
- Big Game Maxim Havana Nights feat. The Chainsmokers, Rick Ross, and Lost Kings on the water at Virginia Key Island
- Super Saturday Night feat. Lady Gaga at Watson Island
- Domino Saints with Fitz and the Tantrums free event at Bayfront Park
- Big Game Week feat. Cardi B. at E11EVEN
- Gronk Beach Super Bowl Party featuring Flo Rida, Diplo, and Kaskade at the North Beach Bandshell
- Welcome 2 Miami Music Festival feat. Rick Ross, Jeezy & Trina at the James L. Knight Center
- Big Game Weekend feat. Marshmello at LIV Nightclub
- Big Game Weekend feat. Da Baby and DJ Irie at STORY
- Sports Illustrated’s “The Party” at the Fontainebleau
- Rolling Stone Super Bowl Party at the SLS South Beach
- Taste of the NFL culinary event for photos and autographs from over 35 current to legendary NFL players at The Diplomat Beach Resort
- Anthony Attalla or Lost Frequency at Treehouse
- Psychemagik & Justin Strauss at FLOYD Downtown
- Claptone + Riva Starr on the Terrace at Club Space
Super Bowl LIV – The Big Game and Other Events: February 2
Various venues across Miami
Photo courtesy of Live It Miami
The biggest football game of the year comes to Miami after all a full decade! With an impressive list of pre-game events to LIVe it up on Saturday (mentioned above), it’s only fair to follow up with an even better ensemble. Here’s taking a look at the top things to do on the big day:
Official NFL list of pre-game experiences, including a pre-game concert with Darius Rucker from Hootie & the Blowfish, and other opportunities only available through the NFL’s On Location Experiences.
2020 Super Bowl LIV – The NFL comes to Miami with the San Francisco 49ers playing Kansas City Chiefs, plus a half-time show headlined by Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, all at the Hard Rock Stadium.
Don’t feel like hitting the stadium or missed out on the tickets? Don’t worry. There are plenty of viewing parties and satellite events around town to take care of you:
- Big Game Viewing Party feat. Ludacris and an open bar at E11EVEN
- Marshmello + Roddy Ricch after-party at E11EVEN
- Lil Wayne Big Game Weekend after-party at LIV Nightclub
- Alesso Big Game Weekend after-party at STORY
Coral Gables Arts and Mega Festival: February 8-9
On Alhambra from Ponce De Leon to LeJeune, Coral Gables
A fine art festival for collectors and browsers alike, eight festivals come together at the same time and place for two whole days (five of which offer free admission upon registration).
Explore fine arts and craft exhibits in 13 categories by over 200 artists. Take your DIY game up a notch as you browse through the Home Show. Find your bling at the Fashion Fest with apparel, jewelry, hats and more. Binge on the best bites, beer and more with three food and spirits events – a Craft Beer Fest, Hukilau Seafood Festival Launch Party, plus a Food, Wine & Spirits Festival. Kids will have a blast hanging out at more than 40 booths dedicated to their entertainment. And, even Fido is guaranteed a great time at the Dog & Pet Fest.
Miami Marathon and Half Marathon: February 9
Starting at AmericanAirlines Arena, finishing at Bayfront Park, Downtown
Photo courtesy of Miami Marathon & Half Marathon
Feel the rush as you join over 20,000 runners to conquer a scenic, yet challenging course around throughout Miami. Those up for the challenge should hurry to register themselves for the marathon or half marathon, as it’s one of the country’s premiere events and tends to sell out. Those looking for a light job can register for the Life Time Tropical 5K that takes place the day before. Children are welcome too, as they learn that ‘creating and fulfilling goals’ can be fun too by participating in the Kids Run Miami.
Miami International Boat Show: February 13-17
Miami Marine Stadium, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key
Ahoy! Calling all captains and sailors! This headlining boat show will be back in town for five whole days. Get to see and experience the latest in yachts, sailboats, fishing boats, gear, and accessories from the world’s leading marine brands such as Azimut, Beneteau, Contender, Sea Ray, Yamaha and more. Stop by the demo docks and sea trials for a hands-on experience. Kids can get a head start in a seafaring career with the Junior Captain’s Program. There’s also a VIP experience, conservation village and plenty of seminars that are definitely worth adding to your Instagram story.
Miami Yacht Show: February 13-17
One Herald Plaza, Downtown
Coinciding with the International Boat Show is this five-day, ultra-luxury, in-water yacht showcase. Boasting of the most extraordinary and uniquely designed yachts and superyachts from across the globe, there’s plenty of yachting and marine eye candy to ogle at and take home. Besides delicious treats from over 100 food vendors, a plethora of seminars take place to get your feet more than wet.
Art Wynwood: February 13-17
CONTEXT Art Miami, One Herald Plaza, Downtown
Photo courtesy of Art Wynwood - ©2020 Michelle Vantine Photography
Too much of a good thing can’t be bad. So, step right next door from the yacht show for a change of scenery. Displaying art from more than 70 international galleries has turned Miami’s Art Wynwood into one of the most esteemed winter contemporary and modern art fairs. Browse through, and perhaps even take home, some of the finest works from emerging to mid-career and acclaimed artists. The best place to be if you wish to start your own collection!
GroundUp Music Festival: February 14-16
North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, North Beach
Photo courtesy of GroundUp
Find your way to the beach for three whole days of great music and fun on the sand with the artist-focused GroundUp Music Festival. Snarky Puppy and Chris Potter will be headlining this outdoor event, with the likes of Lettuce, Brian Band & The Fellowship, Forq, and Lila Downs part of the lineup. The best part, each night features a unique artist and two stages with zero overlapping, so you don’t have to miss even a single note.
Things to do in Miami on Valentine’s Day: February 14
Various venues across Miami
Photo courtesy of James L. Knight Center
While a leisurely stroll on the beach with the gorgeous Miami sunset behind you might sound like a tempting go-to for Valentine’s, it’s a brand-new decade so being more imaginative wouldn’t hurt. Here are some lovely ideas for a truly memorable Valentine’s Day, even if you don’t have a Valentine:
- Leoni Torres concert at The Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater
- Italian composer and singer duo, Armando Manzanero & Nicola Di Bari concert at the James L. Knight Center
- Valentine’s Day Movie Under the Stars by Novotel Miami Beach
- Valentine’s weekend getaway at the Fontainebleau
- Cocktails and conversations at Love, Lines & Seduction at the Groovin’ Bean
- MDD Deco Swing Ball at the Miami Design District Palm Court
- The Singles AF Wynwood Valentine’s Party
- Rooftop barre class by Exhale South Beach
- Couple’s Valentine Tantric Body Art Workshop by HIPTANTRA
- Sweetheart’s Cruise sailing off from the Port of Miami
- Reserve a spot at the restaurant of your loved one’s choice by visiting here
Coconut Grove Art Festival: February 15-17
2700 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove
Photo courtesy of Coconut Grove Art Festival
A fiesta for the senses, this three-day festival is one of the most highly anticipated art fests of the year, not to mention one of the longest running Miami art fairs. Featuring a unique blend of upscale artwork, handicrafts, as well as kitschy keepsakes from global artists to local vendors, you never know what you’ll find at this colorful weekend. There’s also great food, live music, and a family zone to keep everyone equally entertained. It’s the perfect weekend outing.
South Beach Wine and Food Festival: February 19-23
Various venues across South Beach
Photo courtesy of SOBEWFF
Foodies from near and far make it a point to visit this annual treat for the senses. Indulge in the latest to time-tested recipes from local to celebrity chefs at this five-day event. From grand tastings to cooking demos, BBQ on the beach to Burger Bashes, wine tastings to cocktail parties, signature events to family fun, there’s something for every palate, taste, age, and pocket at this iconic festival.
Which of these Valentine’s and Super Bowl events are you going to? Know of other things to do in Miami in February? Let us know below!