Summer will come and go before you know it, so it’s important to make the best out of these hot, sunny days in the city. Miami is also the place to be this time of year. Apart from its iconic spots and beautiful beaches, there’s a great variety of events and activities for anyone to take part in. Whether it’s visiting any of the cool festivals by the sea or doing fun activities in the shade, take a look at our list of things to do in Miami before summer comes to an end! Have some fun and check these fun events out!
Head to the South Beach Mango Festival for two days of fun starting on July 27. The event will kick off with their signature Mangopolooza, featuring an open bar with tropical cocktails and drinks, cooking competitions, talented dancers from around the world, and a mango auction. On day two, gather the whole family for a day filled with awesome music, mango eating competitions and much more.
Jungle Island has some great summer deals for everyone to enjoy! You can experience interactive activities with animals such as lemurs, parrots, sloths and kangaroos! The eco-adventure theme park has other great things for people to enjoy, like their entertaining escape rooms and superflight area.
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The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is another fun way to spend an afternoon in Miami. The historic landmark was built in 1910 and has been beautifully preserved with its original 34 rooms and unique collection of artwork and antiquities. The surrounding grounds also feature an array of exotic plants and trees from around the world.
In case you’re not familiar with Miami Spice, it’s an annual event where some of the best restaurants in town offer pre-fixed, three-course meals for $23 during lunch and brunch and $39 for dinner. It lasts for two whole months, starting on August 1 and concluding on September 30. It’s a great way to try out different styles of cuisine from the top-rated chefs in Miami. Be sure to check out the list of participating restaurants in this year’s Miami Spice event.
When it comes to things to do in Miami before summer ends, you should always consider visiting the Miami Seaquarium. Although it’s a fun idea throughout the whole year, the Seaquarium has great summer deals such as their Summer Savings Pass, priced at $60 for adults and $50 for children aged 3-12. The pass allows unlimited visits from May to September to places like the Museum of Discovery and Science, Zoo Miami, the Lion County Safari, and the Miami Seaquarium.
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Located in the Bayside Marketplace in Downtown Miami, Thriller Miami offers exhilarating speed boat tours around different neighborhoods and places like Star Island, the Art Deco District, South Beach, and Fisher Island. It’s an adrenaline-pumped ride that gives tourists and locals a unique way to learn more about these iconic places in Miami.
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Don't forget to bask in these hot, sweaty days by participating in a few of these cool activities in Miami before summer winds down! If you have other suggestions, please let us know by commenting below! And make sure to sign up at 305area for the latest Miami events and all things Miami.
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