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What to Do in Miami in February

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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 2023. 

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 performers stopping by on tour.

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


Fort Lauderdale


On February 18th the Caribbean Latin Festival takes place at Miramar Regional Park in Miramar, Florida, less than an hour from Miami.

Find all Miami concerts here

2. Attend a Sporting Event

You can find multiple home games for basketball and football in February, as well as a tennis tournament.




Find all the Miami sporting events here.

3. Enjoy A Show

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

Here's what's on this month:




Find all the 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 

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

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

When: February 19th, 2023

Where: Little Havana, SW 8th Street from SW 17th AVE to SW 13th AVE

Tickets: Admission is free. Learn more here.

6. Experience the South Beach Wine & Food Festival 

Presented by the Food Network and the Cooking Channel, this annual event 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.

When: February 23rd - 26th

Where: South Beach, Miami-multiple events spread across Miami-Dade and Broward Counties 

Tickets: Schedule and ticket sales can be found here

NOTE: Even if you miss this event, you can always take a Miami food tour instead!

7. See the Miami City Ballet

The Miami City Ballet will be producing the classic Diversion of Angels from February 10th-12th.

This is an excellent opportunity to see the beauty that talent and dedication produce.

The shows will take place at Ziff Ballet Opera House at The Adrianne Arsht Center in Miami.

Purchase tickets or learn more.

8. Miami International 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! 

The Miami International Boat Show is family-friendly. You'll be able to admire the boats, as well as find live entertainment.

When: February 15th - 19th, 2023

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center

Tickets: Purchase tickets here.

9. Coconut Grove Arts Festival 

Held in what is known as Miami's original art district, this festival offers much more than just art.

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

When: February 18th - 19th, 2023

Where: 2700 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33133

Tickets: Purchase tickets 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,, and more.
Updated: December 18th, 2022
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