Memorial Day in Miami signals the rapidly-approaching summer season. Just kidding, we know summer is a lifestyle in Miami! But everyone still needs something special to do for this three-day weekend. Miami has a lot to offer in way of Memorial Day festivities, so we have rounded up the best events throughout the weekend to hit up this year.

Air & Sea Show on Miami Beach

Saturday, May 26 through Sunday, May 27

A traditional Memorial Day activity, the Miami Beach Air & Sea Show is back again with three days of shows, exhibitions, and music. After the water demonstrations and air show, stick around for the music with appearances by Shaggy and DJ Irie. Find the full event schedule here.

12th Annual Best of the Best Music Fest 

Sunday, May 27 beginning at 2:00 pm

Located in Downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park, this concert line up is 100% Caribbean and 100% guaranteed to liven up your weekend! Check out the line up here.

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11th Annual Memorial Weekend Comedy Festival

Sunday, May 27 at 8:00 pm

When you’re all sunned out this weekend and need a night in, head to the James L. Knight Center to catch names like Marlon Wayans, DeRay Davis, and Majah Hype for a free-for-all comedy fest and lots of laughs. 

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

Monday, May 28 at 10:00 am

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Caballero Rivero Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum to honor the men and women who have died while serving our country. The ceremony will have presentations by the singing Miamians, a parade of color guards, and narration of the U.S. engagement in WWI.

Half-Off Mondays at the Wynwood Yard Bar

Monday, May 28at 10:00 am

While this isn't a Memorial Day-specific event, you can never go wrong with half off at the Wynwood Yard. Take advantage of your day off and half-off of all drinks at this great Wynwood location. It's not all about the drinks, however; on't miss all the tasty food selections that are stationed throughout the venue as well. 

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While we celebrate the Memorial Day and the beginning of another beautiful summer in Miami, don't forget to take a moment to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. If you're looking for more to do, register on 305area for upcoming events in Miami year-round.


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