Every Sunday in March, come out and show your support to the people from the seven Middle Eastern countries that were affected by the immigration ban by engaging in a meditative and immersive space where beautiful and traditional sounds will be performed by three artists from those countries. March 5-26. Tickets are available here. 7275 Collins Ave.
Byblos Miami is debuting a brand new Unwind & Dine Happy Hour experience, bringing the acclaimed restaurant’s favorite food and drinks options at a discounted price. Guests can indulge in a medley of $8 cocktails and $6-$12 small bites every night. 6-7 p.m. byblosmiami.com
Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach invites guests to join them for the launch party of Swim Club 2017 with DJ Michael Woods! Hyde’s kicking off its 2017 series of Swim Club Saturdays with a Miami meets Vegas pool party experience. Hyde will transform the oceanfront haven into an epic celebration, featuring bottle service, large format cocktails, performers, and DJ Michael Woods on the turntables. Furthermore, Swim Club Saturdays will take refuge at Hyde Beach EVERY Saturday thereafter. For guest list and table sale inquiries, please email Hyde.SouthBeach@sbe.com.
Grammy Award-winning DJ Tiesto will be debuting a pop-up shop in collaboration with FANCY.com that will feature limited edition Tiesto apparel and other luxury goods. The pop-up shop will coincide with Ultra Music Festival and Miami Music Week. March 22-26. 430 Lincoln Road; fancy.com
Artist David Levinthal’s 25 pivotal photographs will be exhibited at the NSU Art Museum as part of the Museum’s Modern Mythologies exhibition series. New York collector and film producer Donald Rosenfeld donated David Levinthal’s work to the Museum and is a commentary on American popular culture, icons, and ideologies. David Levinthal: Recent Acquisitions will be on view from February 12 through October 8, 2017.
Calling all swine lovers! The national barbecue competition that puts Heritage Pigs on a pedestal is back with the city's top chefs porking it out to see who will go on to the finals. There will even be a pig getting tattooed. True story. See if for yourself. Tickets are available here. 4-7:30 p.m. Ritz Carlton South Beach, 1 Lincoln Road
In celebration of the Persian New Year, Byblos Miami is unveiling a Nowruz specialty four-course menu featuring traditional Persian dishes and Eastern Mediterranean delicacies. Through April 4, guests can enjoy a bevy of dishes crafted by Byblos’ Executive Chef Stuart Cameron and Byblos’ Chef de Cuisine Todd Sprik. This family-style menu ($65-plus per person) will also include an optional wine pairing ($30-plus per person). byblosmiami.com
Celebrate 15 years of food, wine, and fun at Boca’s legendary two-day festival. Enjoy the community party and edibles and potables from over 30 local restaurants and wineries who will come together at Mizner Park. You can also enjoy the Bacchanal’s exclusive dinner events at different, grand estates like The Addison. March 24-25. 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; bocabacchanal.com
Have you ever wanted to meet the local farmers and growers that are serving up the cleanest food to your favorite restaurants in Miami? Now is your chance. More than 30 renowned chefs, producers, and farmers are getting together to showcase their locally sourced food. Feel even better after the event knowing that all the proceeds go toward funding an edible school garden. Tickets are available here. 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Join the RunWild 5K through Zoo Miami. Proceeds from the event benefit Chapman Partnership, the private sector partner of the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust, which provides comprehensive services to empower homeless residents to become self-sufficient. This run/walk through the zoo is fun for the entire family and entertainment is provided pre- and post-race. Admission to the zoo is included with registration. Race and festival start at 8 a.m. Register here.
Rockwell and DJ Chuckie will partner for an evening to benefit Fxck Cancer. Nightclub ownership and the renowned DJ will band together for the second year to bring a best-in-class party for a cause. For an entry fee, starting at $40, guests can gain access to one of Miami Beach’s most exclusive nightlife venues and be entertained by DJ Chuckie’s exclusive hip hop set with all proceeds benefiting the Fxck Cancer charity! Tickets are available here; For VIP information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Local restaurants, craft cocktails, and live musical acts come together for the first annual beach festival F+M. Headliners like Hot Chip, Bomba Estereo and Ghostface Killah will have you dancing all night while Employees Only whets your whistle and COYO Taco, Azucar, and Fooq’s keeps you satiated between sets. January 28-29. 7275 Collins Ave.; fmfestival.com
Back for its second year, Donuts festival is bringing the city’s top donutiers (think The Salty Donut, Mojo Doughnuts and YoNutz- Gourmet Donuts) for a day of fun and more than 14,000 donuts. Make sure try them all so you can vote for donut of the night, test your love at the donut-themed yard games, and commemorate the night forever in the donut photo booth. 6–10 p.m. Tickets are $35 with unlimited donuts and two beers. Purchase tickets here. 342 NW 24th St., Miami
Fashionably Conscious, the beloved vintage designer sales benefiting Coconut Grove Cares’ The Barnyard will return with a prime new location in the Miami Design District. This year, the fundraiser will focus solely on statement accessories; offering discounted prices on luxury-brand bags and purses, wallets, sunglasses, jewelry, belts and scares. Shoppers are invited to shop for a cause while enjoying bites and bubbly by Estefan Kitchen and Zonin Prosecco. 6-9 p.m. Palm Court, Miami Design District. Pre-sale tickets are $40; tickets are available at the door for $50. fashionablyconscious.org
Cant get enough of the cheesy delicious creation known as pizza? Come out to the one-of-a-kind pizza festival that will feature local and international pizza joints, cooking demos and—wait for it—a pizza eating competition. 800 NE 8th St., Ft. Lauderdale; fortlauderdalepizzafestival.com
HistoryMiami Museum has two upcoming exhibitions to recognize the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, titled “Hurricane Andrew: 25 years Later”, and to show pictures of South Floridians from the 1990’s, titled “Tropical Wildlife: Portraits of Miamians, 1991-1996”. April 6-January 15, 2018. 101 West Flagler St.; historymiami.org
The 16th WWMD luncheon will honor Alexandra Villoch, Lynn Summers, and Nancy Batchelor at EAST Miami. There will be a silent auction at 11 a.m., and the luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. 788 Brickell Plaza
YoungArts will be presenting its first ever photography exhibition curated by Master Teacher and Panelist Michelle Dunn Marsh and will also feature works by alumni. May 5-June 30. 2100 Biscayne Boulevard; youngarts.org