Miami Spa Month
July 1-August 31
Where: Various participating spas around Miami and Miami Beach.
Complete list at www.miamispamonth.com.
Get some much needed pampering during Miami Spa Month (which actually continues through Aug. 31) and enjoy treatments at some of Miami’s fanciest spas for a reduced rate of $99. Spas from South Beach to Bal Harbour offer facials, massages and varied and assorted ways to make you relax.
Fourth of July Events
Where: Various locations throughout South Florida
Want to know the best place to see the fireworks? Have a look at our Fourth of July guide to find the best place to see the show.
Vans Warped Tour
Where: 601-7 Sansbury Way, West Palm Beach
Indie music festival brings hours of nonstop music by bands you love and bands you have never heard of. A few names on the roster for West Palm Beach are August Burns Red, Pierce the Veil, Escape the Fate, Kosha Dillz, Black Veil Brides, The Wonder Years, Memphis May Fire, blessthefall, Never Shout Never, Senses Fail, Handguns and dozens more.
International Hispanic Theatre Festival
Where: Various venues throughout Miami.
Teatro Avante’s annual festival raises the curtain on the cultures of Latin America, with three weeks of educational workshops, performances and special events by the best theater companies from around Latin American and Europe. This year’s festival highlights Brazil’s contributions to the arts with several performances by Brazilian companies throughout.
International Mango Festival
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables
From the rare to the abundant, find all of your favorite mango varieties in one location at this annual celebration of the sweet tropical fruit. Attend cooking demos, buy mango trees, shop at the fruit market, learn about growing methods and, of course, eat as many mangos as you can handle.
FUNKSHION: Fashion Week Miami Beach Swim
Where: Various locations in Miami Beach
A fashion show highlighting the newest and latest trends in swimwear, beachwear and resort wear from up-and-coming designers as well as industry favorites.
SwimShow & Lingerie Show
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
This annual trade show for the swimwear and lingerie industry takes over the Miami Beach Convention Center with hundreds of exhibitors representing several thousand swimwear brands. This industry event brings buyers from around the globe looking for the latest trends for the upcoming cruise season.
International Salsa Festival
Where: Tamiami Park, 11201 SW 24th St., Miami
Salsa stars unite at this festival featuring top names in salsa music like Willy Chirino, La India, Rey Ruiz, Luiz Enrique and many more plus local salsa groups, dancers and a gala night to pay homage to El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico.
Overtown Music and Arts Festival
Where: NW Third Avenue between NW Eighth and 11th Streets, Miami
A musical celebration in the heart of Overtown that includes live performances by Melanie Fiona, Mya, Raheem Devaughn, Bobby V, Glenn Jones plus vendors, food, kids’ zone and artwork.
Miami Salsa Congress
July 29-Aug. 2
Where: Various locations throughout Miami Beach
Miami Salsa Congress offers salsa enthusiasts a chance to learn, party, perform, watch shows, party and then later on, party some more. All of the partying will happen to the rhythms of the Caribbean and participants will bring their fanciest footwork.