From the return of Women’s History Month to St. Patrick’s and 305 Day — read on for some of the best things to do in Miami this March as we head on into spring.
1. Step inside iconic masterpieces at Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
If you haven’t yet visited the fully immersive exhibit devoted to Van Gogh, then this is your sign to do so! Experience the post-impressionist painter’s most famous works like never before, as it takes over the walls and encompasses your surroundings thanks to ground-breaking immersion. Book your tickets to the exhibit here!
2. Honor Women’s History Month with a visit to these women-owned restaurants
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 15 incredible women-owned restaurants to visit. See them here.
3. Test your swing at Pixar Putt before it goes
Inspired by the stories of some of our favorite Pixar films, this unique mini-golf experience has rolled into Fort Lauderdale for a limited time! Play a round of golf among Buzz Lightyear, Sully and other beloved childhood characters at Pixar Putt, which is taking over The LOOP in Las Olas Oceanside Park until March 26. Read all about it here.
4. Celebrate the 305 on 3/05!
With March 5th right around the corner, there are tons of happenings throughout the city to celebrate all that makes the 305 more than just an area code. From the return of the 10th annual ‘305 Day’ party at Wynwood Marketplace and a riverfront celebration at The Wharf, to Oasis’ first-annual ‘305 Fest’, it’s time to get your Miami on!
5-14. Experience magical classical concerts by Candlelight
The immensely popular Candlelight concert series is putting on some great shows in the city! Catch your favorite songs on strings including classics from Nina Simone and Queen, recent pop hits, and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in some of Miami’s most beautiful spaces. Here are all the concerts going on in March:
- Mar. 5 – Candlelight Open Air Jazz: 20th Century Women – Nina Simone, Billie Holiday
- Mar. 9 – Candlelight: Classic Rock on Strings
- Mar. 12 – Candlelight Open Air: From Bach to The Beatles
- Mar. 16 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Adele
- Mar. 19 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Juan Gabriel
- Mar. 23 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen and More at Hotel Colonnade
- Mar. 24 – Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More
- Mar. 25 – Candlelight Ballet: Featuring Tchaikovsky and More
- Mar. 26 – Candlelight Open Air: A Tribute to ABBA
- Mar. 30 – Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay
Or, treat a friend or a loved one to a gift card, so that they can choose their favorite concert, with an extensive amount of gigs dedicated the best in music, movies and entertainment.
15. Practice yoga at one of these beautiful studios
New month, new you — right? 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!
16. Be dazzled by one of the sexiest shows in town!
Spend your weekends sipping on unique cocktails and watching burlesque that is sure to blow you away! Featuring acrobatics, an aerial show and gorgeous and talented performers, Nocturna: Red Writing at Savage Labs is Miami’s hottest night out. Grab your tickets today.
17. Attend this year’s Miami Film Festival
Movie buffs rejoice! The Miami Film Festival returns on March 3rd to celebrate a major milestone — its 40th anniversary! This year’s lineup includes over 140 features, documentaries and short films, ranging from over 30 different countries. Learn all about it by clicking here.
18. Hit up Ultra Music Fest
Running from March 24 – 26, 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 from around the globe for its 23rd edition.
19. And partake in MIA Music Week with these epic pool parties
March also marks the arrival of Miami Music Week, now in its tenth year, 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 22 – 26. The oceanfront pool party series will feature five days of artists like Acraze, Idris Elba, Eats Everything, Seth Troxler, Danny Tenaglia and more.
20. Go on an energizing hike
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 10 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!
21. Enjoy an amazingly festive St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and there are plenty of places celebrating! From the return of Coral Gables’ street festival to Wynwood Marketplace’s themed festivities, we have more details to come.
22. Explore one of Yayoi Kusama’s breathtaking infinity rooms at PAMM
The Pérez Art Museum is about to get a lot more colorful! Renowned artist Yayoi Kusama is bringing her iconic work to the downtown Miami museum on Thursday, March 9 with LOVE IS CALLING, one of her Infinity Rooms. Read about the illuminated installation here.
23. Save on a trip to the movies with the AMC Black Ticket
Nothing beats a day at a movie theater! The AMC Black 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.
24. 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 for its 16th anniversary this March 11. From Erykah Badu and Sean Paul to Keyshia Cole, Jodeci and Ari Lennox, the two-day weekend festival will feature delicious cuisine and retail vendors in addition to the live performances.
25. Catch an electrifying musical
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. While Wicked is currently running until March 5th, My Fair Lady makes its South Florida premiere on March 28th. Learn more about each one here.
26. Be loud and proud at the 30th annual Winter Party Festival
Kicking off on March 1, 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 12 signature events like pool and beach parties, as well as raves, that are set to make this month one to remember.
27. Have fun without breaking the bank with these free things to do in Miami
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.