We simply love March because there’s a whole lot to do, from the return of Miami Music Week to Women’s History Month to St. Patrick’s Day and 3/05 Day. The fabulous lineup of activities also includes musicals, art exhibitions, sporting events and exciting parties, so read on for the best things to do in Miami this March as we head into the new season.
If you’re into Leonardo da Vinci’s creations, this unique exhibit invites everyone to explore the brilliance of the Renaissance genius. Interact with his robotics, brought to life in stunning detail, and find an art gallery of reproduction masterpieces and facsimile codices revealing hand-drawn designs. Get tickets to Da Vinci: Machines & Robotics here.
2. Enjoy lively performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival
Miami is getting a taste of Switzerland’s legendary Montreux Jazz Festival on March 1-3., marking the first time the event comes to the city. Perfect for music lovers, the festival will take place at The Hangar at Regatta Harbour and headliners on the bill include Jon Batiste, Daniela Mercury and Daryl Hall.
The Art of Brick is an amazing exhibit you have to see to believe. It has impressed 10 million fans worldwide and now Miami gets the chance to be stunned by over 100 brick sculptures made from tiny LEGO® pieces by artist Nathan Sawaya. Highlights include a massive T-Rex and reimagined versions of some of the world’s most famous artworks. Find tickets to The Art of the Brick here.
4. See a match at the Miami Open
The star-studded sporting event is taking over the Hard Rock Stadium from March 17th through March 31st. This year’s edition of the tournament will also debut a wheelchair event and Major League Pickleball!
The immensely popular Candlelight concert series is putting on some great shows in the city! Catch your favorite songs on strings including classics from Queen, recent pop hits, and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in some of Miami’s most beautiful spaces. Here are several concerts going on in March:
- Mar. 7 – Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer
- Mar. 8 – Candlelight Open Air: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
- Mar. 14 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen and More at Hotel Colonnade
- Mar. 16 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay
- Mar. 24 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
- Mar. 29 – Candlelight Mariachi: The Best of Luis Miguel
Or, treat a friend or a loved one to a gift card, so that they can choose their favorite concert!
6. Get your Miami on and celebrate the 305!
There are tons of happenings throughout the city to celebrate all that makes the 305 more than just an area code. One major event is the return of the annual ‘305 Day’ party at Wynwood Marketplace, taking place on Saturday, March 2nd this year.
Spend your Friday nights sipping on unique cocktails and watching burlesque that is sure to blow you away! Featuring aerial and provocative performances by gorgeous and talented performers, Nocturna: Sin City at Savage Labs is Miami’s hottest night out. Grab your tickets today.
8. Hit up Ultra Music Fest
Running from March 22 – 24, the city’s epic EDM festival is returning to Bayfront Park for its annual celebration! Spanning every genre across the electronic music sphere, Ultra Music Festival will welcome over 100 acts and thousands of attendees from around the globe for its 24th edition.
9. And partake in Miami Music Week with these epic pool parties
March also marks the arrival of Miami Music Week, which transforms the city into a dance music paradise. One of the many anticipated events is the Sagamore Hotel’s Epic Pool Parties, from March 20 to 24. The oceanfront series will feature five days of artists like ANOTR, Hot Since 82, Danny Tenaglia and more.
This month is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women throughout history, and we can’t wait to celebrate! The culinary powerhouses of Miami never disappoint and we rounded up incredible women-owned restaurants to visit. See them here.
There’s no show quite like a Broadway show and, luckily for us, we don’t have to travel all the way to New York to see one because the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway Across America are bringing exciting new arrivals to the city. This month, the smash-hit musical, Hamilton, is coming to the city with performances beginning on March 13. Learn more here.
Stressful times call for de-stressing our minds and bodies, and what better way to do that than with yoga? All throughout Miami, there are tons of studios that will give your body and mind the nourishment it’s craving, whether you want to sweat it out with hot yoga or a vinyasa flow. Click here to see our full list!
Let your tastebuds take you on a trip through chef’s choice 12-piece “omakase” with Fever’s Dining in the Dark. You’ll be completely blindfolded while you enjoy a unique tasting experience that livens your remaining senses. This experience is definitely one you won’t want to miss, and you can get your tickets for Dining in the Dark: Sushi “Omakase” Edition here.
It’s never a bad time to get out of the house and take a little adventure! From the sprawling paths that lead to the heart of the Everglades to the more urban trails of Matheson Hammock Park, we’ve gathered several tree-lined trails that are perfect for hikers of all levels. And don’t leave your cameras at home either, as each of these hikes offer stunning views and ample wildlife! Read more.
15. Enjoy an amazingly festive St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner, and there are plenty of places celebrating! From the return of the Emerald Society’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival to Irish pubs to try out, we have more details to come.
Bresh has treated Miami to several incredible fiestas and this time around, they’re throwing one every week! “The Most Beautiful Party in the World” is headed to Club M2 every Friday for a couple of nights to remember and it’s time for Miami to show them how it’s done! Get tickets to Bresh here.
Nothing beats a day at a movie theater! The AMC Yellow Ticket grants admission to any 2D movie at any time in participating AMC Theatres. Take advantage of this discounted price for a movie ticket that never expires, so you can save it for a rainy day or catch the next big blockbuster.
18. Enjoy the best of jazz, R&B and more at Jazz in the Gardens
Boasting an epic lineup of new and old school r&b, Neo-soul, reggae and gospel artists, the annual Jazz in the Gardens is back from March 9-10. From Summer Walker to Maxwell to Kirk Franklin and Jazmine Sullivan, the two-day weekend festival will feature delicious cuisine and retail vendors in addition to the live performances.
19. Be loud and proud at the annual Winter Party Festival
Running through March 5th, the Winter Party Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of music and dance benefiting the community. It’s hosted by the National LGBTQ Task Force and will be returning to Miami Beach with multiple signature events like pool and beach parties, as well as raves, that are set to make this month one to remember.
AirOtic Soireé features a cast of world-class acrobats and combines the best of burlesque and cirque-style entertainment for a performance that will leave you begging for more! Grab tickets to AirOtic Soireé: A Circus-Style Burlesque Show.
Miami may be one of the most expensive cities in the country, but if you’re short on cash it doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. There’s heaps of affordable and free things to do around Miami — check out art exhibitions, walk through spectacular gardens, listen to live music and more! Discover some of the best free things to do in the city here.
So there you have it — our guide to the very best things to do in Miami this March! From the best beats, eats and events throughout the city, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.