Things to Do in Miami in April (2020)

This post lists things to do in Miami this April, updated for 2020. 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.

 

 


TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN APRIL IN MIAMI 

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

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


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.

Find all the Miami concerts here


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 23rd – April 5th 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.

 

 

Basketball

Hockey

Baseball

Find all the Miami sporting events here.


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 mostly modern musicals like the popular Come From Away and Divalicious. 

Find all the Miami theatrical productions.


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 12 – April 5 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 March 28 – April 5, 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 6th 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 24-26. 


9) 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 will be held sometime in April, dates yet to be confirmed. 


10) Coral Gables Hukilau Seafood Festival

Located in the ultra-fun Coral Gables, the Hukilau Seafood Festival is fun for the whole family!  With seafood, music, arts, and crafts, the Festival will surely keep you entertained. 

 

 

A hukilau is a way of fishing invented by the ancient Hawaiians, so be sure to put on your Grass Skirts and Hawaiian Shirts. The best 50 outfits get free VIP tickets! The Festival is held from April 18 – 19.


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About the author

Nichole's love for Miami began when she chose the Magic City as her future home, after living overseas in Singapore. She cannot get enough the city's food scene, culture and 'multiple boroughs,' each unique in their own way. She is an avid worldwide traveler and thrives on learning about new cultures in each place her feet land.

She joined the Free Tours by Foot team in 2017, first as a part of administration and then later as a writer. She's a chiropractor and yoga teacher with a full-time business in Miami. Her motto is "Peace, Love, & Travel.”