We’ve made it to yet another year despite all odds, which means we get clean slate to start the year off with a bang. And luckily, we’ve got some of the best plans in town to to fill up your slate with some of the most exciting plans in town. So without further ado, here are 72 of the best things to do in Miami this January:
1. Watch Van Gogh’s paintings come to life at the Olympia Theatre’s Van Gogh: Immersive Experience before it’s gone!
Miami’s epic Van Gogh exhibit at the Olympia Theatre is coming to an end on Sunday, January 9, so make sure to catch it before it leaves!Artwork from the iconic post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh will come to life this month in a 360-degree digital spectacle that’ll illuminate and transform the physical space into a fully immersive exhibit. You’ll see Van Gogh’s work take over the walls and encompass your surroundings through the lenses of several dozen projectors, hyper-realistic VR headsets, or a mix of both. Get your tickets here!
2. Enjoy a magical, candlelit concert in a stunning Miami setting
You can still experience an absolutely magical (and safe) winter here in Miami, and part of that is thanks to the amazing outdoor spaces the city has to offer. Luckily, Fever Originals is bringing its wildly popular Candlelight concert series to a beautiful open-air venue for the season. Book your tickets here.
3. Enjoy some of the best cocktails in the world at Café La Trova.
Little Havana’s popular Cafe La Trova has made it to the World’s 50 Best Bar list for the second year in a row and this time around it’s in the top 30! Cafe La Trova sky-rocketed from 70th place in 2020 to number 28 in 2021 and owners award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein, mixologist Julio Cabrera and restaurateur David Martinez flew over to London to receive the price last month.
4-43. Make the most of winter in Miami and dine outdoors!
If there’s something Miami certainly knows how to do is outdoor dining. Gorgeous waterfront enclaves, lush hidden gardens and stunning rooftops with dazzling city views– there’s no shortage of outdoor spots to check out in the 305. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite outdoor dining spots you have to check out in Miami.
44. Get your tickets to Miami’s badass Banksy exhibition…
Whether you don’t know Bansky at all or you’re a long-time fan of the enigmatic artist, get a deeper look into the life and work of the most recognizable yet enigmatic street artists of our time at this one-of-a-kind exhibit. From sculptures to photos, VR to limited-edition screen prints, explore over 150 authenticated works all in one place! Purchase your tickets here.
45. Or, alternatively, book your spot for the upcoming Klimt Immersive Experience!
Created by Exhibition Hub, the producers of Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, the mesmerizing Klimt: Immersive Experience will take you on a magical journey through the golden works of Gustav Klimt. Watch hundreds of Klimt’s most famous paintings come to life with digital brushstrokes, which dance across the walls, ceiling, and floor. Step into famous works such as The Kiss, presented with an anamorphic technique showing each of the painting’s components through a dynamic projection until revealing the final image. Other favorites include Apple Tree I, The Tree of Life, and Water Serpents II. Klimt: The Immersive Experience will be opening at the Olympia Theatre in February of 2022 but you can book your tickets now!
46-65. Get your brunch on
When el weekend arrives y’all know what time it is… It’s brunch time! Put on your brunch best and head on out to try the best Eggs Benedict, mimosas and avocado toast that Miami has to offer at one of these awesome brunch spots. Dale!
66. Play in the Florida snow and go snow tubbing at Snowcat Ridge, the state’s only snow park!
Yes, the drive up to Dade City is about four hours, but seeing as snow is an all-impossible phenomenon here in Florida don’t let that deter you from experiencing the cold alpine weather and go snow tubing in the heart of our tropical state! This totally awesome snow park houses a massive snow tubing hill, a giant igloo, a dazzling alpine village, and snow much more winter fun that you won’t want to miss out on.
67-70. Travel to distant corners of the world with Palapa’s magical concert series
Upper Buena Vista’s enchanting Palapa Miami is hosting a series of unique and intimate concerts featuring a wide range of genres and performers — and it’s the perfect way to enjoy a magical night out in Miami in a safe and socially distant way. Take in the entrancing tunes and allow yourself to be whisked away to far, distant lands by Miami’s best musicians while enjoying some light refreshments at this enchanting urban oasis. There are multiple concerts to choose from!
- Kama Fatale: An Electrifying Tale of Sultry Fantasy
- Agua Bendita: Open-Air Concert Sonic Currents, Roots & Rythms
- Acoustic Concert by the Gilmar Gomes Collective
71. Grab your tickets to the stunning Sistine Chapel exhibition coming to West Palm Beach!
Starting March 2022, you can explore the stunning details of Michelangelo’s iconic work at Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, produced by the LA-based SEE Global Entertainment (SEE™), a family of companies that specialize in global touring exhibitions. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements while allowing its visitors to experience this art from an up-close, life-sized, and never-before-seen perspective. Grab your tickets here.
72. Party at Miami’s newest club
Offering 6,000-square-feet of nightclub, XXIII boasts state-of-the-art, custom built light and sound systems designed by Infinite Systems, Miami’s premier custom-sound company. A complex DMX computer lighting system will be syncing up more than 250-feet of LED lighting bars, moving heads, and light projectors throughout the space, while a stock-market-style ticker runing around the club will be keeping everyone up to date with announcements and other advertisements. Cryogenic effects, aerial artists and a line up of celebrity DJs will round out the enterntainment.
73. Book your table and tantalize your taste buds with a dark dining experience
Dining in the dark with the Secret Society is the perfect experience for all those foodies out there. This new experience coming to Miami in February combines mystery and culinary prowess for an enthralling dinner party unlike any other you’ve seen before. So prepare your tastebuds and let yourself be guided to the dark side of dining. Reserve your table here.