What to Do in Miami in February

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 2020. 

 

 

TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN FEBRUARY IN MIAMI 

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. 

 

 

Basketball

Football

Hockey

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 Hamilton: An American Musical, which has taken the country by storm.

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% 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


5) 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 9th, 2020

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) 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 19th-23rd, 2020

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

Tickets: Schedule and ticket sales can be found here


7) Super Bowl LIV

This year, Miami has the honor of hosting the greatest night in American Football- Super Bowl 54! 

 

 

This will be the sixth Super Bowl hosted in Miami Gardens, which hosted Super Bowl XLIV ten years earlier. 

When: February 2nd, 2020 6:30 PM

Where: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens 

Tickets: Purchase tickets here


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 13-17th, 2020

Where: Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Virginia Key 

Tickets: Purchase tickets here.


9) Coconut Grove Arts Festival 

Things To Do In Miami in FebruaryHeld 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 15th-17th, 2020

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

Tickets: Purchase tickets here


10) 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).

 


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HONORABLE MENTIONS

Miami Veg Fest 2020!

Explore endless amounts of healthy, plant-based foods and cruelty-free products at Miami Veg Fest! There’ll also be guest speakers, cooking demos, vendors, animal rescues and so much more! 

When: Saturday Feb 22nd, 2020 10am-4pm

Where: University of Miami, 1330 Miller Dr., Coral Gables

Tickets: Entry is free! For more information, you an visit their Eventbrite page


Coral Gables Art & Mega Festival (& Craft Beer Festival)

Things To Do In Miami in FebruaryThis isn’t just an art festival, it’s 7 different festivals taking place all at the SAME time. Art, fashion, craft beer, food, wine, and pets all wrapped into one.

It cannot be missed if you’re in town at the same time as this event! Don’t miss the craft beer festival on February 8th.  

When: February 8th-9th, 2020

Where: Coral Gables- Alhambra Street from Ponce de Leon to LeJeune 

Tickets: Festival tickets can be purchased here


Gay8 Festival 

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

When: February 16th, 2020

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

Tickets: Admission is free.  


Monster Jam

Things To Do In Miami in FebruaryBring the whole family to enjoy giant Monster Trucks as they compete against one another in races and freestyle competitions. 

When: February 22nd-23rd, 2020 

Where: Marlins Park 501 Marlins Way, Miami 

Tickets: Purchase tickets here.

 


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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.”