This post lists things to do in Miami this March, updated for 2024. We include family-friendly activities, events, concerts, festivals, and things to do at night.
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TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO
This section features our top 10 activities to enjoy in Miami this month.
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Some of the items below are already included with a Miami tourist attraction discount pass.
These passes can save you up to 50% off the retail prices of popular tours and attractions.
1. See a Concert
Miami has a number of performers stopping in this city on tour this month.
From internationally headlining artists to regional tours, there will be a concert for everyone in the Miami area in March.
- Eagles | Hollywood | March 1st, 2nd
- Bryan Adams | Sunrise | March 6th
- Pink Martini | Miami Beach | March 8th
- Lynyrd Skynyrd/ZZ Top | Hollywood | March 10th
- Drake | Sunrise | March 23rd, 24th
- Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival | Miami | March 9th-10th
- ULTRA Music Festival | Miami | March 22nd-24th
- Miami International Piano Festival | Aventura | March 24th
Check out this list for even more concerts in the Miami area in March.
2. Attend a Sporting Event
Florida has a wealth of professional and college-level sports teams, which means you'll have plenty of options in Miami this March.
You can find multiple home games on StubHub for basketball, football, baseball, and hockey.
Find even more sporting events in Maimi in March here.
3. Enjoy the Theatre
Fans of music and theatrical productions will have no shortage of great options to choose from in and around Miami this March.
Theatre and Musicals
- Moulin Rouge | Fort Lauderdale | March 5th-17th
- Cirque du Soleil Echo | Hallendale Beach | March 1st–30th
- Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida - Le Papillon | Aventura | March 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th
Check here for even more Miami theatrical productions in March.
4. A Sightseeing Tour
March is a perfect off-season time to take a sightseeing tour with smaller tour groups.
Of course, there are several great walking tours in the city.
A convenient way to get around Miami while learning about the city is to take a hop-on-hop-off bus tour.
These tours make stops at over 20 popular points of interest and attractions and include live English commentary (or recorded commentary in 11 languages).
5. Attend a Festival celebrating Miami
There are a few festivals you might enjoy in March, both of which support community programs or charities.
The annual 305 Day Festival takes place on March 2nd, 305 being one of Miami's area codes.
There will be live music, art, food and drinks, and local vendors selling their wares.
Carnival Miami takes place in March and is made up of various other events, includingL
- Carnival on the Mile (2nd and 3rd) which has art, music, food, and children's entertainment.
- Calle Ocho (March 10th) celebrates Latino food, music, art, and dance and has 12 stages covering 15 blocks
The festival is "a celebration of all things Miami" including food, fashion, music, the arts, and sports.
More than a million folks attend each year.
6. Save Money with a Tourist Attraction Discount Pass
Getting a tourist attraction discount pass is the best way to see multiple popular attractions in Miami while saving time and money.
These passes work by bundling admission costs to give you a discount, often saving up to 45% of retail prices.
Attractions Included in Various Passes:
- Fort Lauderdale Half-Day Tour
- Wynwood Art Walk Tour
- Gator & Wildlife Park Safari
- Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Tour
Find our full comparison post on the Miami passes available here.
7. Go to a Comedy Show
Miami is a great place to enjoy a comedy experience, and there are some fantastic comedians in the area in March.
For even more great options, check out this list of comedy shows in Miami.
8. Head to the Fair
In March the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo takes place at the fairgrounds of the same name.
In addition to over 90 rides, there are carnival games and over 150 food stands. It's the perfect family-friendly activity.
There's also a youth fair that includes circus acts, an ice-skating show, and a jetpack flying water circus, amongst other activities.
Look out for daily parades, stilt walkers, a strolling piano player, robocars, and interactive experiences such as a petting zoo.
It's impossible to be bored with so much to do!
This all takes place March 14th-April 7th, opening at noon most days.
For tickets, the daily schedule, a list of activities and any other information you might need, visit the Fair's website.
9. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
If you're in Miami over St. Patrick's Day weekend, you can find multiple free and cheap festivities taking place around the city!
One of the biggest events in Miami can be found at St. Pat's Wynwood on March 17th, an event that has attracted over 20,000 guests.
If you're looking for family-friendly parade fun, head to Hollywood on March 10th for South Florida's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival.
Coral Gables, just five miles from Miami, also has what they call "an ode to everything green with their St. Patrick's Day Festival.
In Fort Lauderdale there will even be a Shamrock Run.
If you want to do a pub crawl, you might try the annual St. Patrick's Day Crawl with Us event.
This post lists some other places you could check out for St. Patrick's Day events.
10. Winter Party Festival
If you love live music, festivals, and dancing, you won't want to miss Miami's biggest and most diverse LGBTQ party of the winter.
The festival runs from February 28th-March 5th.
They call themselves a "Party with a Purpose," since the festival is produced by the National LGBTQ Task Force and donates a large portion of their proceeds to LGBTQ causes each year.