What to Do in Miami in February

Updated: 29 octubre 2023

This post lists the best things to do in Miami in February.

We include nighttime, free, as well as family-friendly events, concerts, and activities, updated for 2024. 

We also have a post explaining the weather in Miami in February.


This section features our top 10 activities to enjoy in Miami in February. 

For tips on the most popular activities in Miami, check out our other popular posts: 

1. Attend a Concert

The Miami area has a number of touring performers with shows in February.

From internationally headlining artists to regional tours, there will be a concert for everyone.


Music Festivals

Find other concerts taking place in February in the Miami area here. 

2. Attend a Sporting Event

Florida has a wealth of professional and college-level sports teams.

You can find multiple home games for basketball, hockey, and tennis this February.




Find other Miami-area sporting events here.

3. Enjoy A Show

Fans of theatrical productions, dance, and comedy will have no shortage of great options to choose from in and around Miami this February.




Find other Miami-area productions here.

4. Take a Sightseeing Tour

February is the perfect time to take a sightseeing tour, as the weather is perfect in Miami this month!

Of course, there are several great walking tours in the city.

Miami Walking Tours

If you’re interested in architecture and getting to know downtown, we offer a free, self-guided Art Deco tour.

Find more free activities in Miami here

Because Miami's top attractions are a bit spaced out, a hop-on-hop-off bus tour is a perfect way to see them all.

These tours make stops at over 20 popular points of interest and attractions and include live English commentary (or recorded commentary in 11 different languages).

5. Go to the Gay8 Festival 

The Gay8 Festival is a Latino LGBTQ music, food, and arts street festival located in the historic area of Little Havana.

There's no way to be bored at this festival! Over the years, there have been drag shows, film showcases, food contests, comedians, and more/

The event takes place on February 18th in Little Havana on SW 8th Street (from SW 17th Avenue to SW 13th Avenue).

Admission is free. Learn more here.

6. Experience the South Beach Wine & Food Festival 

Presented by the Food Network and the Cooking Channel, the annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival is a foodies dream come true!

Events take place all over the city, but the main focus is in South Beach.

You'll find tastings, brunches, classes, ice cream socials, and much, much more.

Activities take place February 22nd-25th

The schedule and tickets sales can be found here

NOTE: Food lovers may also be interested in taking our Miami food tour!

7. Celebrate Lunar New Year

It's the Year of the Dragon which will be celebrated at a number of Lunar New Year events across the world.

A number of restaurants in the Miami area hold special events that you can look out for.

A few restaurants to check for celebration events are:

You can also visit the modern and cool 10,000 square Asian Market and food hall 1-800-Lucky.

8. Go to a Boat Show 

If you're a nautical lover, then this is the event for you.

See more than 1,300 boats on land and in the water at the world's largest boat and yacht show, The Miami International Boat Show.

You'll be able to admire the boats and find live entertainment at this family-friendly event.

Activities take place February 14th–18th at six locations: Miami Beach Convention Center, Pride Park, Herald Plaza, Venetian Marina, Museum Park Marina, and Superyacht Miami at Yacht Haven Grande Miami.

Purchase tickets here.

Note: For those interested in motors of another sort, the 2024 Motorcar Cavalcade Concours d'Elegance takes place the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa on February 4th.

9. Attend an Arts Festival

There are a few art festivals taking place in February in Miami, a few of which are free to attend.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival | February 17th–24th | 60th year

Join more than 120,000 people in exploring the streets of 'The Grove' with visual, performing, and culinary arts experiences. 

Purchase tickets here. 

Art Wynwood | February 14th–18th | 11th Year|

The works of emerging and known contemporary artists as more than 50 international galleries from around the world display their works.

Find more information here.

South Miami Rotary Art Festival | February 24th-25th | 39th Year

This free arts festival features almost 130 the works of over 130 artists in South Miami on Sunset drive.

Find more information here.

10. Save Money with a Tourist Discount Pass

There are several different discount Passes you can purchase to save money on top attractions in Miami.

You can often save up to 45% of retail prices on entertainment, tours, and attractions throughout the city.

Fortunately, we've broken it all down for you in our post.

Or, if you already know which discount pass best suits your purposes, you can purchase one here:

All Inclusive - Miami Go City | Explorer - Miami Go City | Day Pass - Miami Sightseeing | FLEX Pass - Miami Sightseeing


About The Author

Stephen Pickhardt

Stephen is the CEO of Free Tours by Foot and has overseen the transformation of a local walking tour company into a global tour community and traveler’s advice platform. He has personally led thousands of group tours in the US and Europe, and is an expert in trip planning and sightseeing, with a focus on budget travelers. Stephen has been published and featured in dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Yahoo, Washington.org, and more.
Updated: octubre 29th, 2023
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