This post lists things to do in Miami this April, updated for 2022. We include family-friendly activities, events, concerts, festivals, and things to do at night.
If you need more ideas, check out our comprehensive post on Things to Do in Miami.
This section features our top 10 activities to enjoy in Miami in April.
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1) See a Concert
Miami has a number of performers stopping in this city on tour. From internationally headlining artists to regional tours, there will be a concert for everyone this month.
- John Mayer | Apr 2nd
- Nelly | Apr 8th - 10th
- Travis Tritt | Apr 8th - 10th
- Thomas Rhett | Apr 8th - 10th
- Sister Hazel | Apr 8th - 10th
- Luke Combs | Apr 9th, 10th
- Kenny G | Apr 10th
- Justin Bieber | Apr 13th
- The Darkness | Apr 13th
- Dragonforce | Apr 13th
- Bon Iver | Apr 15th
- Bon Jovi | Apr 16th
- Van Morrison | Apr 23rd, 24th
- Elton John | Apr 28th
2) Attend a Sporting Event
Baseball, hockey, tennis and basketball...the options are endless in South Florida for both professional and college-level sports.
March 21st – April 3rd brings the exciting Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium.
If tennis doesn't interest you, You can find multiple home games for basketball, baseball, and hockey.
3) Enjoy the Theatre
Fans of music and theatrical productions will have an abundance of great options to choose from in and around Miami this April.
You’ll find a variety of different shows to watch this month, including Off-Broadway musicals, classic opera, and ballet.
- Miami City Ballet | Apr 1st - 5th, 23rd - 30th
- Matilda: The Musical | Apr 1st - 10th
- Florida Grand Opera: Rigoletto | Apr 2nd
- Cats: The Musical | Apr 5th - 10th
- Cirque Eloize: Hotel | Apr 9th
- Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida: Spring Ballet Gala | Apr 23rd, 24th
- Cat in the Hat | Apr 29th, 30th
- LOL Surprise Live | Apr 30th
4) 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% off retail prices on entertainment, tours, and attractions throughout the city.
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.
5) Ride and Eat Your Way Through the Miami-Dade County Fair
With more than 90 carnival rides and an endless amount of sweet treats, the Miami-Dade County Fair isn't to be missed!
Running from March 17th - April 10th this year, this is the states largest fair and is sure to be a good time for all!
6) A Sightseeing Tour
In April, the weather is perfect to take a sightseeing tour with smaller tour groups.
Of course, there are several great walking tours in the city. 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.
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).
7) Miami Beach Pride
The first week of April will bring more than 80,000 participants to the Miami Beach Pride Festival. With a parade along Ocean Drive, a VIP gala and endless parties, this festival is sure to be a good time.
From April 1st - April 10th, come to Miami Beach to participate and witness members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities as they come together for one unforgettable week.
8) Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at the SOFLO Cake & Candy Expo
Who doesn't love cake and candy? The annual SOFLO Cake & Candy Expo offers treats, classes and supplies for everyone from the professional to the hobby baker.
Located at the Miami Aiport Convention center, the expo will be held from April 29th - May 1st.
9) See a Stand-up Comedy Performance
If you're in need of a good laugh, you might want to consider going out to see some stand-up comedy while you're in Miami. There are a few notable comedians performing this month, so it's a good time to hear a few jokes!
Here are some of the best comics scheduled to make an appearance in or around Miami this April:
- Vir Das | Apr 9th
- Demetri Martin | Apr 15th
- Kountry Wayne | Apr 15th
- Nate Bargatze | Apr 21st
- Nikki Glaser | Apr 22nd
Check this list of stand-up comedy specials in Miami to find even more shows.
10) Go to the Miami Latin Festival
Located in the ultra-fun Coconut Grove, the Miami Latin Festival is fun for the whole family! With food, spirits, music, arts, and crafts, the festival will surely keep you entertained.
Tickets start at just $29 for unlimited beverage samples form 2 pm - 6 pm, but for $39 you'll get free drinks all day. VIP access is $99 and includes all food for free as well!
The Festival is held from April 23rd and 24th.
UNDETERMINED: Sip on Some Craft Beer at the Sprung! Spring Beer Festival
Located in Miami's hip neighborhood of Wynwood, the Sprung! Spring Beer Festival offers up more than 200 different craft beers for the tasting.
In addition to delicious craft beer, the day is filled with entertainment including live music and games. The Festival is usually held sometime in April, dates yet to be confirmed.