Miami At A Glance

Take in South Florida’s culture and commitment to wellness at peak season events.
Photography: @sublimeimagery


January 8 to March 29

Saturday Night Lights at the Winter Equestrian Festival

Watch big talent in the Grand Prix circuit go for the gold. Spectators of all ages are welcome to enjoy food, live music, face-painting and clothing vendors. Free. Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, 3400 Equestrian Club Drive, Wellington

January 18

Cirquesco at Aventura Arts Center

The circus has come to town, and so has the cabaret. Seduction, splendor and acrobatics make this show a can’t-miss. $45 and up. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Miami,

February 9

Miami Marathon and Half Marathon

Miami’s one and only marathon celebrates the city’s best sights, leading runners through the famed art district and pristine beaches. $130 for half marathon registration, $145 for full marathon. Starting line at 601 Biscayne Blvd.

Gathering of the fleet: Miami Yacht Show Photo: Adam Walker

February 13-17

Miami Yacht Show

A fleet of aquatic luxury will sail into Biscayne Bay, where guests can explore yachts and superyachts created by world-class boatbuilders. $30. One Herald Plaza,

February 18-March 15

​Hamilton at the Ziff Ballet Opera House

NYC’s hottest ticket has flown south for the winter. Four weeks of performances give audiences a rare chance to witness Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acclaimed production. $79 and up. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd,

March 6-15

Miami Film Festival

For the 37th year, fresh faces and established creators showcase their latest work and compete for over $150,000 in prizes. The festival attracts industry legends like Spike Lee and Patricia Clarkson. Ticket packages starting at $106. Locations vary,

March 14

2020 Miami City Ballet Gala

A black-tie event inspired by the fiery tale of Don Quixote, featuring an exclusive excerpt of the show performed by Miami ballerinas. Funds support company development and community engagement. $1,500 and up. The Sunset Vista Ballroom, Ophelia & Juan Js. Roca Center, 2200 Liberty Ave,

March 21-22

Miami Fine Art Show

Art makers and aficionados connect at this sprawling exhibition in Regatta Park. The event aims to deliver highly coveted pieces to top collectors. $5 optional donation. 3500 Pan American Drive

November 2019 to May 2020

Miami International Piano Festival

Rising stars are given a chance to shine in this packed series of recitals hosted all about town. $35 and up. Locations vary,