Local Events South Beach, Florida

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south beach, florida wine and food festivalSome of the most anticipated events in South Beach Miami, Florida are on the calendar now and ready for us to go. And we’ve got to be ready to celebrate. Let’s start with the South Beach Food and Wine Festival, February 24th through the 28th. This is held directly on the beach in Miami, and it is the largest and most prestigious event for South Beach during the course of the year. The SOBE Food and Wine Festival drew in over 65,000 people in 2013. You’ll be able to attend a variety of events with celebrity chefs like Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri and more, in attendance like the Amstel Light Burger Bash, the Southern Kitchen Brunch and the Grand Tasting Village. Get more information and tickets at www.sobefest.com.

Miami Open TennisIn March, the Miami Open Tennis Tournament from the 21st of March until the 3rd of April will be held at the Crandon Park Tennis Center. This tournament brings some of the greatest tennis players of all time to the courts – either to play or to watch or to be seen. To get into the event, you need to visit online at www.miamiopen.com or call 305-442-3367. You can also get a ticket package or ticket/vacation package – these start at $132.

April brings the Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival and lots of color to the entire area. Held April 8th through April 10th, there will be over 80,000 people in attendance for this stellar LGBT event in the city that celebrates diversity. To get updates on events and schedules, choose “Like” on the Facebook.com/VisitMiamiLGBT page and follow this event on Twitter.com/VisitMiamiLGBT.

south beach gay pride paradeJuly is highlighted with the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim where the biggest names in designer fashion for swimsuits and resort wear show up to show out for their latest collections. With many exclusive parties and events with limited attendance going on, there are still some great events open to the public like last year’s Bobbi Brown make-up clinic.

mercedes fashion week south beachIn November, Miami hosts the Miami Beach Polo World Cup. These matches are held directly on the beach between 20th and 22nd Streets. This draws in over 10,000 people over the 4-day week every year, and a portion of the ticket sales goes to help the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Miami. VIP tickets run from $100 to $130 depending on the events involved. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.miamipolo.com or call them at 305-538-3809.

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