Looking for something to do in Miami during November?
This post covers nighttime activities, family-friendly events, and free things to do that has been updated for 2021.
If you're looking for other things to do in Miami, take a look at our other popular posts:
- Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours
- Attraction Discount Passes
- Best Miami Food Tours
- Self-Guided Art Deco Tour
- How's the Weather
Here are the top 10 things to do in Miami during the month of November.
We have noted events and activities that are family-friendly, free, or fall into the nightlife category.
(1) Go to a Sporting Event
November sports include basketball, football, and hockey. You can find a lot of home games this month! Check out the schedule for this month’s sporting events.
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(2) Enjoy a Tour of the City
With dozens of different walking tours, we offer visitors to Miami a chance to explore many different areas of this unique city.
We have free, self-guided tours of the downtown area and many of Miami’s most unique attractions.
You can visit our homepage to learn more about our pay-what-you-like tours in Miami and find one that fits your schedule.
(3) Go to a Concert
There are a few good concerts lined up for November that will satisfy people of all ages. Here are some of our favorites:
- Omarion, Bow Wow, Soulja Boy | Nov 5th
- Air Supply | Nov 13th
- Marc Anthony | Nov 19th, 20th
- Ginuwine, H-Town and More | Nov 27th
(4) See an Off-Broadway Musical
As both Broadway and Off-Broadway productions are slowly returning to theaters around the world following the pandemic, there is really only one major musical in the Miami area this month.
Come From Away will be playing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale from November 3rd - 14th.
If you're willing to make the trip north, this theater is around 45 minutes from Miami, and it's definitely worth the trip for anyone who loves musicals.
(5) Miami Book Fair International
The Miami book fair is an annual attraction that has been held every year for over 30 years. It is an 8-day literary party with hundreds of publishers and authors from all over the world.
This year it will be held November 14th-21st, 2021.
You can hear authors, speak to publishers, listen to book readings, line up for signings. You can see first editions, original manuscripts, and some amazing collectibles.
There is a new section just teens as well as a section for comics and graphic novels and illustrators. There are a number of activities for children as well such as theatre, arts, and crafts, story-telling and more.
(6) Seed Food and Wine Festival Week
The Seed Food and Wine Fest will take place November 3rd-7th, 2021. It features local plant-based restaurants and foods as well as delicious wines, craft beer, and an assortment of wellness and lifestyle brands.
Their focus is promoting gourmet vegetarian and vegan businesses and lifestyle options. They want to be a movement.
There are a variety of passes to purchase, from day passes to individual brunches, tastings, and farm-to-table dinners.
Some events, such as yoga classes, are free. There is a happy hour event for $25. Events that include food start at $50.
If you're looking for something fun to do with the family, consider taking your children to Disney Princess: The Concert. on November 6th.
This event features performances from Broadway stars who have played princesses in the past as they sing some of the most popular and beloved tunes of past Disney musicals and movies.
Audiences can expect to hear these musicians perform the following songs:
- A Whole New World
- Part of Your World
- How Far I'll Go
- Let it Go
- And more!
Fans of Disney films and musicals won't want to miss this opportunity to hear Broadway performers sing these iconic songs.
Purchase tickets for Disney Princess: The Concert or learn more.
(8) Catch Some Stand-Up Comedy
If you're looking for a laugh, November is the perfect time to be in Miami! Some big-name comedians are coming through the city to entertain with stand-up.
Click here to find all the comedy in Miami.
(9) Veteran’s Day Parade
The Veteran’s Day Parade is an annual event, which takes place every year on the 11th of November at 11:11 am to honor war veterans.
The parade takes place on Ocean Drive from 5th to 14th Streets. The parade ends with a picnic at Lummus Park with military fly-overs and exhibitions.
This is a wonderful free event. Enjoy the parade, then indulge in some fun-filled activities with your family. For more free activities, check out our full post.
(10) Save Money with an Attraction Discount Pass
If there are multiple attractions you want to see, getting a tourist attraction discount pass is the way to go.
These passes work by bundling attraction tickets to give you the best prices possible, often saving up to 45% of retail costs.
Attractions Included on 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.
Christmas Tree Lighting at Bayfront Park
The Christmas season in Miami kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with the unveiling of the 50-foot tree at Bayfront Park.
Listen to cheers as the tree is lit with hundreds of glittering lights, accompanied by Christmas music.
This is another attraction in Miami that you can enjoy with your loved ones for free and revel in the spirit of Christmas.
Get more information here.
NOTE: Official dates for November 2021 have yet to be announced.
Weather-wise, November is actually the best time to visit Miami. It signals the end of summer and the beginning of winter in Miami. The average temperatures vary from 23°C to 28°C. The weather is comfortable and pleasant, and the water is warm enough to swim in. The rain decreases considerably, and you can enjoy all the outdoor attractions without getting drenched.