‘Spice’ up Your Summer with Miami’s Eclectic Events This August

‘Spice’ up Your Summer with Miami’s Eclectic Events This August

Jul 17, 2017 July 17, 2017

As summer winds down, it’s important to fit in as many adventures as you can. Don’t worry, as Miami has you covered as usual. These August events will keep you busy right up until September.

Miami Spice: August 1 to September 30

Various locations across Miami

During Miami Spice, our city turns into an all-you-can-eat buffet for two whole months. Participating restaurants serve up tantalizing three-course prix fixe menus at pocket-friendly prices. You can score satisfying lunches for $23 each and gourmet dinners for $39. Be sure to call ahead and make a reservation because this event draws crowds. Plus, some restaurants don’t offer these specials every day of the week.
 
So, who has the best deals? At Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach, you can get a lobster tail and filet mignon for the standard $39 price. Stop by The Forge for a king crab risotto and mango panna cotta. Florida residents get 20% off their bill at Spiga. IL Mulino will be serving classic Italian paired with an extensive wine menu. Even the ridesharing app, Lyft is joining in on the fun with 20% off two rides for new members.

Miami Spice Lobster Bar Sea Grille Miami Beach
Photograph: Courtesy of Buckhead Restaurants

Miami Spa Month: July 1 to August 31

Various locations across Miami

Miami Spice overlapping with Miami Spa Month creates the perfect storm of savings and decadence. As mentioned in our July events post, this event encourages the hottest spas around the city to offer packages and discounts. Spend a day being pampered, then hit town for a free drink and a three-course meal that won’t burn a hole through your pocket.

Miami Spa Month Ritz-Carlton Spa
Photograph: Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton Spa

Summer Savings Pass: May 13 to September 30

Miami Seaquarium, Zoo Miami, Museum of Discovery and Science, Zoo Miami

Four major attractions teamed up to bring you one memorable summer! Treat your family to unlimited visits with the Summer Savings Pass. Adults pay $58 for themselves and $48 for kids ages 3 to 12 during normal park hours. Swim with the seals and dolphins at the Miami Seaquarium, then learn about Florida wildlife at Zoo Miami. See animals up close at Lion Country Safari and experience natural wonders at the Museum of Discovery & Science with a single pass.

Lion Country Safari Miami
Photograph: Courtesy of Lion Country Safari

DanceAfrica Miami: August 4 to August 6

Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Little Haiti

Celebrate cultural diversity during this fun and educational festival. The whole family can join in on the African, Contemporary and Caribbean Dance Workshops. Drum and Music Workshops will teach you how to feel the beat. Cleanse your spirit at a yoga class and the Better Living Health Fair. Don’t forget to enter the Back to School Book Bag Give-Away. There’s even a South African Airways Raffle where you could win a plane ticket to Africa!

DanceAfrica Miami
Photograph: Courtesy of DanceAfrica Miami

MUCE Summer Series Art Talks: August 12

Chef Creole Seafood Restaurant, 200 NW 54th Street, Little Haiti

The third installment in this summer series provides a night of dining and entertainment. Munch on delicious bites, while you take in astounding artwork. The event also features music, live performances and spoken word.

MUCE Summer Series Art Miami
Photograph: Courtesy of MUCE Summer Series

IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival: August 14 to August 19

Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Little Havana

Embrace Afro-Cuban culture, while learning some new dance moves. Expand your mind at an academic conference at the History Miami Museum. If you’re eager to dance, there are workshops for Rumba, Modern and Oricha Dance among others. Kids can enjoy a three-day children’s camp. At the end of the festival will be a party and a performance with guest dancers from Ban Rarra and Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba.

IFE ILE Afro cuban dance Miami
Photograph: Courtesy of Flick/bordercrossdc

Wynwood Beer Festival: August 26

Mana Wynwood Convention Center, 318 NW 23rd Street, Wynwood

End the summer by cracking open a cold one – or maybe 150! Florida beer producers bring their best, plus you’ll find some rare craft beers. There will also be food from award-winning food trucks to soak up all that alcohol. When you need to take a break, play some games or watch the live entertainment. If you go for the VIP Experience ticket, ($85 online or $95 at the gate) you’ll get unlimited sampling, a commemorative festival glass, and access to the VIP Lounge, among other bonuses.

Wynwood beer festival

Science Art Cinema Film Festival: August 31

Frost Museum of Science, 1101 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown

Science and art collide through independent fiction and non-fiction films. This contest invited new and emerging filmmakers to put their best foot forward. Now, the best have been picked, and guests are invited to view a screening of the five-minute films. The screening will take place during a reception in the Frost Planetarium.

Science Art Cinema Film Festival Miami Frost Art Museum
Photograph: Courtesy of Frost Museum of Science

Which of these events do you plan to attend? Let us know in the comments below – who knows we could bump into each other!

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