Miami Short Film Festival
Where: Various venues
This annual film festival presents 80-100 quality short films vetted from among more than 500 submissions from around the world which are then organized thematically for screenings.
France Cinema Floride
Where: Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami
Catch seven French language films in the tenth annual edition of this French film festival.
Where: Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
If burgers are your kryptonite, then this event that brings together some of Coral Gables’ premier restaurants for a burger showdown is the place to be.
TigerDirect Tech Bash
Where: Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
TigerDirect hosts its annual expo of emerging technology and interactive entertainment with a bonanza of tech exhibits, demonstrations and large-scale activities.
Miami International Auto Show
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach
Car lovers flock to this showcase of the latest models of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from more than 40 of the world’s leading manufacturers.
South Florida Brewfest
Where: FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami
South Florida BrewFest is a one-day beer festival that brings together beer nerds for seminars, tastings from craft breweries and to share in the latest innovations.
iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull will headline the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina. Other acts include Don Omar, Wisin, Prince Royce, Marco Antonio Solis, Camila, Becky G., Fonseca and Voz de Mando.
Luckyrice’s Latin Meets Asian Feast
Where: The Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Luckyrice offers an evening of innovative Asian-styled dishes paired with cocktails from Miami’s brightest star chefs and mixologists.
Miami Riverwalk Festival
Where: Miami Riverwalk between 315-335 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Celebrate the history and enjoy the unique surroundings at the mouth of the Miami River. The event will also feature children’s activities and food.
Miami Book Fair International
Where: Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus
The annual literary event brings out authors and bookworms for a series of author events, plus the popular Street Fair Nov. 20-22 with hundreds of publishers and booksellers, live music and theater events.
SEED Food & Wine Festival
Where: Various venues
A festival for lovers of plant-based food and wines, craft beers and spirits with events including upscale dinners, a film screening, garden parties, and a Southern brunch, all leading up to a large-scale outdoor festival featuring food, wine, juices, music, gifts, organic body care, clothing, yoga, and everything that celebrates conscious plant-based living.
Nascar Ford Championship Weekend
Where: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1 Speedway Blvd., Homestead
Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts NASCAR during Ford Championship Weekend featuring the Sprint Cup Series, XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series finales.
White Party Week
Where: Nightclubs and bars throughout Miami
The annual event raises money for AIDS service organization Care Resource by hosting lavishly themed dance parties at clubs such as Score, Nikki Beach and Space.