9 events not to miss in Miami in September 2016

Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show

Sept. 2-6
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach

The Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show gives attendees access to vendors, culinary demonstrations, instruction for DIY home improvement projects, a chance to experience products and services first hand, talk one-on-one with industry experts and get personalized advice to plan home improvement or design projects.

Festival de Cante Flamenco

Sept. 2-4

Where: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami www.arshtcenter.org

The 11th anniversary edition of the festival is dedicated to the city of Jerez de la Frontera with performances by veteran singer Nano de Jerez, rising young artists Sara Salado and Miguel Lavi, guest dancer Raul Ortega and guitarist Angel Ruiz both making their Miami debut, guitarist Jose Luis de la Paz and Siempre Flamenco’s founders the guitar and dance duo Paco and Celia Fonta.

International Ballet Festival of Miami

Through Sept. 11
Where: Various locations throughout South Florida

The Miami Hispanic Ballet company hosts its annual festival that brings together top companies and ballet stars from around the world for a program including performances, workshops, films, art exhibits and master classes.


Sept. 9-11
Where: Various venues throughout Miami

The Downtown Development Authority hosts this annual event with more than 100 arts and cultural institutions, galleries and artists offering three days of unique cultural experiences including exhibits, panel discussions, artist-led tours and more. 

Children’s Trust Family Expo

Sept. 10
Where: Fair Expo Center, 10901 Coral Way, Miami

Parents can check out more than 250 exhibitors showcasing health, education, after-school programs, injury prevention, Pre-K registration, KidCare, programs for children with disabilities and social services while the kids enjoy appearances by Nickelodeon characters and family-friendly activities. 

“Enchanted” (2014), Tizuka Yamasaki

Brazilian Film Festival

Sept. 17-24
Where: Various venues around Miami

Enjoy a diverse panorama of the latest productions from Brazil, screenings of classics and new documentaries. This year’s festival kicks off with a U.S. premiere by director Tizuka Yamasaki, special documentaries, Brazilian Female Film Director’s Screenings and Competitive Screenings.

Miami Fashion Film Festival

Sept. 20-23
Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Offering a close and colorful look at the world of the fashion industry, screenings include documentaries, designer brand and experimental shorts, fashion-in-film classics as well as the style-filled movies that have inspired our love of fashion. The Festival benefits Fashion Inspires More (FIM). 

Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart

Sept. 15-18, 22-25
Where: BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Disney on Ice’s latest production takes you into the worlds of all your favorite Disney film characters from Finding Dory, Frozen, Inside Out, Toy Story, Cinderella and The Little Mermaid

Photo: Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald

American Indian Day

Sept. 24
Where: Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, 500 SW 177th Ave., Miami

The Miccosukee Tribe celebrates the heritage and customs of Native American tribes with a Miccosukee Fashion Show, alligator wrestling, arts & crafts plus Native American music and dancers.