Sultry Events for a Chilled-Out Summer and 4th of July in Miami
Jul 01, 2018 July 01, 2018
Temperatures may go soaring this month, but June’s event list is here to help you stay chill. From 4th of July fireworks to swimwear sparks on the runway, butterfly walks to sea turtle hatching and spa month specials, there’s plenty to do this summer without breaking a sweat!
Miami Spa Month: July 1 - August 31
Various venues across Miami
Escape the heat with your favorite spa indulgence starting at just $109! The two-month long Miami Spa Month is here to bring you treatments that are as easy on your pocket, as they are on your body. Enjoy signature services from the likes of Ritz-Carlton, Aquanox, Acqualina, Como Shambala Urban Escape, Jurlique, The Betsy Wellness Garden and more – all priced between $109-199. So book your next mani-pedi, facial, or massage appointment at any of these participants and unwind without a care.
Photogrogh : Courtesy of Lapis, The Spa at Fontainebleau
Within Genres at Pérez Art Museum Miami: July 1 - August 19
Museum Park, Downtown
Calling all art lovers – grab your final chance to catch the ‘Within Genres’ display at PAMM before it goes away. On for close to a year, the exhibit has the best of contemporary art on display in five genres. From Still Life to Landscape, Scenes of Everyday Life, Portraiture and History Painting, experience first-hand the many shades and grades of modern art.
Photogrogh : Courtesy of Pérez Art Museum Miami
Fourth of July Celebrations
Bayfront Park, Downtown
What’s a Fourth of July without fireworks? Roll up to the annual celebrations at Bayfront Park, complete with free yoga, a kids’ fun zone, food and drink, live music and of course, fireworks on the water.
North Beach Bandshell, North Beach
Prefer a free beachside celebration? Then head to the North Beach Bandshell. Yoga on the beach starts early, followed by an all-day Kids Zone with rock climbing, a Junkanoo parade, food trucks, lots of live entertainment, and a fireworks display tying the evening together perfectly.
The Barnacle, Coconut Grove
Want Lassie to join in the celebrations? Then get your furry friend on a leash to The Barnacle. This afternoon extravaganza features a good old-fashioned picnic, traditional lawn and table games, kids’ crafts, a scavenger hunt, live music, hot dogs, burgers and much more.
Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne
Involve the entire family and get your homemade float, self-decorated bike, golf cart, car, trailer, etc. to feature in this year’s parade. The best entry wins $1500. Marching bands, special entertainment and fireworks at 9 complete the celebrations.
Overtown Music and Arts Festival: July 14
Between NW 8th and 10th Streets, Overtown
Catch a stellar line-up of live performances from the likes of Estelle, Ginuwine, Vivian Green, Musiq Soulchild, Tito Puente Jr. and more at this free, family-friendly event. With activities for all ages, adults can go shopping at the arts, crafts and jewelry showcases, as kids get busy at the Youth Zone with arts and crafts, face painting, bounce houses, karaoke and other fun activities.
SwimShow 2018: July 14-17
Miami Beach Convention Center, South Beach
It’s the perfect weather to hit the water, and with its arrives your style inspiration for the year. The annual Swim Show features the biggest, boldest collection of swimwear, beachwear, resort wear, activewear and accessories for men, women and children that will have you covered for the summer and beyond!
Photogrogh : Courtesy of SwimShow
International Mango Festival: July 14-15
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables
Rush to this juicy fruit festival for all things mango! Turning the spotlight on the Mangos of Haiti this year, you’ll get to sample the exotic variety along with other rarely found tropical fruit. The weekend-long festival will also feature mango lectures, mango tastings, mango cuisine, mango workshops, and other garden-related goodies for sale.
Sea Turtle Nesting and Release Program: Late July - September
Crandon Park, Key Biscayne
It’s sea turtle season in Florida, and you can be there to watch them embark on their journey of life. This weekend program lets you near nesting areas on the beach, educates you about the lifecycle and dangers to sea turtles, and most importantly, watch them hatch and dash towards the sea! Reservations start July 1st.
International Ballet Festival: July 28 - August 19
Various venues across Miami
More than 200 artists from over 20 international companies gather around to put their best foot forward. From promising new talent to prestigious names, Bach to contemporary, the showcase brings a wide variety to the stage. Catch these world-class performances at the likes of Colony Theater, Fillmore and Lehman Theater.
Photogrogh : Courtesy of International Ballet Festival
Deering Estate, Palmetto Bay
Flutter through the vibrant world of butterflies at the Deering Estate this summer. Walk with nature on a guided tour that helps you tell a Ruddy Daggerwing from a Mangrove Skipper and an Atala from a Dina Yellow. There’s also a butterfly checklist to help you document and share this beautiful experience.
Where are we likely to bump into you this summer? Let us know in the comments below!