Spring is coming! Enjoy everything Miami has to offer before the unbearable summer heat shows its face. March is an exciting month, as we celebrate holidays like St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, as well as Miami Music Week. Check out our list of the best events in Brickell & Downtown Miami this month, and come back next week for our Miami Music Week guide.
It’s that time of the year again! If you’re looking for a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, then get ready to tap into your Irish roots, wear green, and drink some green beer at the 4th Annual St. Patric’s Bar Crawl in Brickell! Join Miami Bar Crawls, organizers of South Floridas largest themed and holiday bar crawls, on Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th for two fun-packed days! Get ready to crawl the night away while enjoying 5 FREE drinks and drink specials at participating bars!
Where: Blackbird Ordinary – 729 Southwest 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33130
When: March 16-17 / 6 pm – 12 am (two-day event)
Price: $15 group tickets / $20 single tickets (prices subject to increase)
Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival displays work produced and directed by emerging talent from 40 countries at venues throughout the entire city. The Festival’s programming voice, unique among U.S. film festivals, has gained recognition for its numerous discoveries and has given out more than $1 million in cash awards to both established and emerging filmmakers. This year’s list includes guests such as Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins and actress Patricia Clarkson.
Where: Various Locations Throughout Miami
When: March 1 – 10
Price: Starting at $13 for General Admission
Carnaval Miami is powered by volunteers of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to benefit their foundation’s youth development programs. Carnaval Miami showcases the best of art, music, fashion, food, and sports through a series of captivating events that attract an average of one million attendees each year, including Miss Carnaval Miami, Carnaval on the Mile, Cork & Fork, and the largest ‘Latino’ experience, Calle Ocho Music Festival.
Where: Various Locations Throughout Miami
When: March 29 / 3:30 pm – 7 pm
Price: $0 – $280 / *Prices vary depending on which event*
The 9 Mile Music Festival began in 1993 as a musical testament by Cedella Marley Booker to the life and philosophy of her son, world-renowned artist Bob Marley. Though the festival has changed names several times, it remains inclusive and welcoming of all forms of music, including Reggae, R&B, Urban, Latino, and many other sounds. Throughout the years, they have collected over 3 million canned goods, distributing them to homeless shelters and domestic centers throughout Miami and effectively feeding families in need for months. This year, groove to the sounds of their reggae music in the historic Virginia Key Beach Park! Performers will include Shabba, Sizza, Spice, Barrington Levy, Julian Marly, Yvad, and more. Attendees are also asked to bring four canned goods as a charitable donation.
Where: Virginia Key Beach Park – 4020 Virginia Beach Dr, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
When: March 9 / 1 pm
Price: $46 General Admission / $150 VIP
Enjoy a Sunday Funday with your best pal! Join the team of doggy walkers (on-leash) starting and ending at DIRT restaurant in Brickell. The 2-mile walk will take around one hour, throughout the Brickell area. Coffee will be provided by DIRT and water + potty bags for pets will be provided by Equipaws Pet Services. Dogs will be kept separate from each other to maintain low energy and ensure an enjoyable experience. Not all dogs are at the same fitness level and they are not expected to complete the full walk. Side note: (Please avoid retractable leashes)
Where: The Shops at Mary Brickell Village – 901 South Miami Avenue Miami, FL 33130
When: March 10th / 9am
During Miami Health & Wellness Month, you can participate in all types of fitness centers, spas, golf clubs, and outdoor activity facilities that are putting together amazing wellness offers, deals on sports activities, classes, & events for all ages and fitness levels. The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s ‘Temptations Program” will be hosting their 2nd Annual Expo. The event will feature interactive stations, including fitness partners, medical and wellness exhibitors, and recreational sports vendors catering to locals and visitors who want to learn more about health trends and fitness activities in Miami. Registered guests will enjoy interesting demo workouts while trying delicious, yet nutritional food samples from a variety of companies. The event is open to the public. All registered guests will have the chance to enter to win many exciting prizes!
Where: Marlins Park – 501 Marlins Way, 5th Base at the West Plaza, Miami, FL 33125
When: March 29 / 3:30 – 7 p.m.
Flamenco Festival Miami has become one of the largest celebrations of flamenco in the U.S., its power and majesty enjoyed by more than 40,000 people in our community –including Grammy nominees, telenovela stars and TV personalities. This season’s headlining company, Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras, presented by Knight Masterworks Dance & Knight Foundation, promises to bring the rich flamenco tradition to Miami with modern new twists that herald the new world of flamenco dance.
Where: The Adrienne Arsht Center – 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132
When: March 13-16 at 8pm / March 17 at 2pm
Where: 10901 Coral Way (SW 24 Street) Miami, FL 33165
When: March 14- April 7
Price: $10 – $25 (Free for kids under 5 & seniors 65 and over)