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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, including nighttime, free, as well as family-friendly events, concerts, and activities, updated for 2022. 


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

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 Miami concerts here

2) Attend a Sporting Event

You can find multiple home games for basketball, football, and hockey.

Even if you're not into ice hockey, a Florida Panthers game is a fun experience for the entire family!

You'll have 6 home games to choose from in the month of February. 




Find all the Miami sporting events 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 February.

You’ll find musicals like Dear Evan Hansen, which has taken the country by storm.

Find all the Miami theatrical productions.

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.

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 Miami Marathon

Calling all runners! This is arguably the biggest annual fitness event in Miami with over 20,000 runners from all 50 states and over 80 countries each year. 

Even if you're not a runner, being a spectator for the event is a really fun experience! Do keep traffic and road closures in mind if you're making other plans that day. 

When: Sunday, February 6th, 2022

Where: The course for both the half and full marathon begin in Downtown Miami and then cross over into South Beach, and finally finish in downtown again. 

It is free to be a spectator! 

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.

This year, the director is focusing on making it more cost-effective by adding a section for events at $100 or less. 

Burger Bash, Best of the Best, and the Grand Tasting Villa are the most popular to attend, but there are countless more for any budget. 

When: February 24th-27th, 2022

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) Attend a NASCAR Event

There will be a few NASCAR races taking place in the Miami area this February. Fans of motorsports and professional racing won't want to miss these amazing opportunities to see some of the best drivers in the world perform incredible feats.

Here are each of the races you can attend this month:

Please keep in mind that the Camping World Truck Series and the Dixie Vodka 400 are happening about 30 miles from Miami in Homestead, Florida. It's not a long drive, but you should consider the travel time before buying tickets.

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

When: February 16th-20th, 2022

Where: Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Virginia Key 

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 19th-21st, 2022

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: Miami City Passes or the Go Miami Card vs. the Sightseeing Pass


Go to a Vegan Festival

Explore endless amounts of healthy, plant-based foods and cruelty-free products at this food festival!

The Soul Vegan Festival will be taking place on Feb 12th at Miami Beach. As the name of the festival implies, it will focus on soul food which is inspired by African American and Caribbean Cuisine.

Tickets are only $20 and include some tastings. There will also be plenty of music to enjoy and a play zone for children!

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. This year, two-time Grammy winner Albita will be headlining the main stage!

There will also be a contest to determine the Best Miami Sandwich, as well as a film showcase featuring several incredible movies including the Academy Award winning Moonlight.

When: February 20th, 2022

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

Tickets: Admission is free. Learn more here.

See Dancing With the Stars

The hit show Dancing With the Stars will be coming to Hollywood, Florida this month. If you're a fan of the show, the 30 minute drive from Miami probably won't be too much to ask!

When: February 20th, 2022

Where: Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Tickets: Purchase tickets here.

See the Miami City Ballet

The Miami City Ballet will be producing the classic Swan Lake from February 11th - 27th. This is an excellent opportunity to see one of the most beloved theatrical shows of all time, and tickets are selling out fast.

This event will be taking place at multiple venues in the Miami area, including performances in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauterdale toward the end of the month.

Purchase tickets or learn more.


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.”
Updated: December 28th, 2021
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