Summer is now in full swing as the humidity keeps pressing down on us and the rainy season keeps bringing up crazy storms to our shores. But don’t let that get you down because there’s still plenty to check out in Miami this month! Make July a month to remember with some of these awesome plans:
Artwork from the iconic post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh comes to life 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!
Let your tastebuds take you on a trip through chef’s choice 12-piece “omakase” with Fever Original’s Dining in the Dark. You’ll be completely blindfolded while you enjoy a unique tasting experience that livens your remaining senses. Sounds divine, doesn’t it? Hurry and secure your spot!
One of the best ways to spend a summer night is definitely by enjoying an outdoor movie. Whether you’re bringing a blanket to lay on to parking your car up to the drive-in screen, check out these incredible outdoor movie screening spots!
If there’s something Miami certainly knows how to do is rooftop dining. From wonderful waterfront enclaves to lush gardens, these restaurants and bars come with dazzling city views and there’s certainly no shortage of them to check out. That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite rooftops in the city:
- 27 Beautiful Miami Rooftops With Breathtaking Views Of The City
- 12 Elevated Rooftop Bars In Miami To Enjoy A Few Drinks
Summer in South Florida can only mean one thing: mangoes! Step into the delicious world of the tropical fruit on Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the annual Mango Festival. We’re talking cooking demos, tastings and even a star-studded mango brunch! Learn more here.
Kick back with a cocktail in hand and let stunning views and lively tunes surround you with Miami’s captivating Concerts Under the Stars. This evening series of live music at Elevar Wynwood will take you back in time with an array of tribute concerts that will pay homage to some of the greatest hits of the past few decades. Experience the tunes of Jimmy Buffet, Bossa Nova and many more presented by the city’s finest entertainers this month. Get your tickets here!
You can experience an absolutely magical summer here in Miami, partly thanks to the amazing outdoor spaces the city has to offer. Fever Originals is bringing its wildly popular Candlelight concert series to beautiful open-air venues for the season. With plenty of genres and musical themes to choose from, there’s bound to be a concert that’s perfect for you:
Following the arrival of the Bayshore Club, the new Regatta Grove is sure to be a hotspot, as it brings together Michelin-starred and James Beard Award-nominated chefs, groovy music and, of course, gorgeous views. Brought to the Grove by the minds behind The Wharf and Carousel Club, the one-acre outpost has a total capacity of nearly 1,000 people and can be accessed by land or boat! Click here to read more.
The AirOtic Soireé features special Cirque-style cabaret dinner shows that bring talented world-class acrobats together to wow its audience through mind-boggling stunts. Visitors can expect extravagant costumes and seductive choreography for a one-of-a-kind burlesque circus style soirée. Grab tickets here.
We’re lucky to live near countless coastal small towns and natural wonders, whether you’re planning to take a short day trip or a long vacation. We’ve rounded up the beach town destinations in Florida for a day (or a few days) of exploration and fun. Click here to see them all.
And one of our favorite things to do in the summer is setting up trips to Florida’s natural springs. We’ve put together a list of great springs to visit around the state, so grab your floaties and get ready to explore.
19. Kayak down Biscayne Bay at Oleta River State Park or marvel at wildlife at any of these natural environments
If you’re looking for an activity in the water that involves admiring the lovely Mother Nature, check out these natural oases. Paddle through Oleta River State Park to see beautiful waterways and mangrove forests or go diving in Biscayne National Park to see the colorful coral reefs! There’s plenty of fun-filled activities at these natural environments to enjoy in the sun.
Turn up the heat with a visit to Nocturna’s newest burlesque show, Sin City, where weekends can be spent indulging in cocktails, lust, greed and many more deadly sins…. Set in Savage Labs Wynwood, take a journey into your deepest fantasies as you enjoy mesmerizing aerial performances, poetry and exquisite live vocals. Book your tickets here!
We’re lucky to experience some highly anticipated concerts and festivals this month, from Miami’s most lit summer fest — Rolling Loud — to Dominic Fike at the FPL Solar Amphitheater, and you can count on creating some new memories. We’ve put together a list of the best concerts in Miami this summer that you should clear out your schedules for.
Chilling under the sun, sipping on cocktails, and cooling off by the pool of some of the trendiest hotels in the 305 — it’s simply not summer in Miami without experiencing any of these perks! From a chic rooftop pool overlooking the city’s skyline with wild weekend parties to Art Deco-themed infinity pools just a walk away from the beach, click here to see the full roundup of lavish pools in Miami, or check out a few recommendations below:
BRESH has treated Miami to several incredible fiestas and this time around, the party is headed back to Club M2 on July 7th for another night to remember. Since first taking place in Argentina in 2016, BRESH has earned its reputation as “The Most Beautiful Party in the World” and now, it’s time for Miamians to show them how it’s done – again! Purchase tickets here.
We’re a seaside city so what better plan for a summer evening than to spend the evening chilling and cooling off by the water at one of the many beautiful waterfront spots Miami has to offer? From seafood shacks to the most refined of waterfront enclaves, you ought to check out Miami’s wonderful waterfront spots here. Here’s a couple of recommendations:
There’s no reason to stay home this month — with its vibrant atmosphere, lux party scene and top-tier DJs, MAD Club is the perfect place to let loose and stay out all night long. The club is open every Friday and Saturday from 11pm to 5 a.m., with an all ladies’ open bar through 1 a.m.! Book your reservation here.
26. Secure your tix to the latest summer blockbusters
We can’t wait to see the newest movie releases on the big screen! There are plenty of anticipated films to see this July, from new releases like the Barbie movie and Oppenheimer to ones you shouldn’t miss like The Little Mermaid (at an exclusive price!).
Come face to face with a 17 foot-long dragon, a giant Kraken with 12 foot-long tentacles, a 10-foot unicorn and more, at HistoryMiami’s new Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids exhibition. Opening Saturday, July 8, you’ll learn about the natural and cultural roots of some of the world’s most enduring mythological creatures from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and beyond, and even how Miamians embrace their own mythic fantasies.
On the last Sunday of the month, Shoma Bazaar in Doral transforms into a pop-up marketplace with yoga classes, local brands to shop from, delicious eats and bottomless brunch! There’s a free yoga class that starts at 10 a.m., and you can hop off the mat and shop spectacular local brands from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you’re working up an appetite, head to the food hall to indulge in the most amazing food from a variety of delicious vendors! Make sure to bring your own mat for the yoga sesh.
Immerse yourself in the pulsating rhythms of Colombia at this one-of-a-kind celebration of Colombian Independence Month in Wynwood! Starting at 3 p.m. on July 15, Wynwood’s Shots Bar will welcome all partygoers for an incredible lineup of live performances by renowned artists who will bring the heat to the stage. Experience the soulful tunes of Joaquin Guiller and Willie Gonzalez, feel the energy of Erick “El Canario” Escobar and Neno Beleno, and groove to the beats of DJ Nelson, among others.
It’s time to warm up your backhands for the first Pickleball Day on Sunday, July 9, as the Miami Marlins take on the Phillies! loanDepot Park’s West Plaza will transform into a Pickledome, hosting 4 courts for anyone ready to smash a championship shot, and the sport’s biggest player, Anna Leigh Waters, will serve off the first pitch. Among all the pickleball fun and games, they’ll also be giving away exclusive Marlins paddles.
Two iconic bars are joining forces for one night of cocktail magic! Last year, Cafe La Trova visited Mexico City for a bar takeover at Rayo, #17 on North America’s 50 Best Bars list; but this year Rayo is making its way to Miami. On July 10 — for one day only — enjoy a Master Class from 1 to 3 p.m., led by Rayo’s Tito Pin Perez and Alvaro Garcia, in which guests will learn the magic behind the bar’s philosophy and its unique cocktails, followed by an unforgettable bar takeover from 7 to 10 p.m. Expect a line-up of Rayo’s vibrant, artisanal cocktails alongside Cafe La Trova’s iconic classics.
Fans of the beloved story are invited to follow Alice down to Wonderland, where she will embark on a series of wild circus adventures on July 28-29 at the Arsht Center! Experience all your favorite characters, including The White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, The Cheshire Cat and The Queen of Hearts, played by acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, dancers and contortionists. The all-star cast, which has appeared in Cirque du Soleil, The Greatest Showman and America’s Got Talent, will perform to an original score starring award-winning vocalist LC Powell.
You shouldn’t wait until December to experience holiday cheer! On Sunday, July 30, Beaker & Gray will turn into a holiday wonderland, replete with ornaments, stockings, presents and even a mistletoe kissing booth for its annual festive brunch in July. Chef Brian Nasajon has crafted an indulgent holiday feast including special cocktails, and several seatings are currently available.