10 Things to Do in Miami This Week

Home / Art & Culture

10 Things to Do in Miami This Week

Date: Aug 4, 2020
Author: Collins.cidar 242 No Comments

Find the perfect experiences and events in Miami with our daily curated guides. Whether you’re looking for things to do in Miami, Wynwood, Brickell, Design District, Coral Gables or Miami Beach our local curators have been living, working and playing in the ‘Magic City’ and are passionate about seeking and sharing their most recent discoveries here for your convenience and enjoyment.

Tropical Baroque – New Year’s Eve at Faena

Tropical Baroque

This year’s fete is a nod to the drama and glamour of Europe’s Baroque period infused with South American romance. The fabulous New Year’s Eve party begins at hotel’s gilded Cathedral as guests are greeted with champagne and cocktails along with passionate live performances.

This year’s fete is a nod to the drama and glamour of Europe’s Baroque period infused with South American romance. The fabulous New Year’s Eve party begins at the hotel’s gilded Cathedral as guests are greeted with champagne and cocktails along with passionate live performances.iar and Hanging A5 Wagyu Tenderloin. Upstairs at Pao by Paul Qui, gather with loved ones on the ocean view terrace and savor unique, Asian-inspired creations like slow-poached Alaskan King Crab with Trout Roe, White Truffle and Smoked Kama Congee with Roasted Mushrooms and more.

At Faena Hotel’s Living Room, dance the night away to live musical acts and toast to the year ahead with Perrier-Jouët and G.H. Mumm champagne, or lounge under starry skies with bottle service at the idyllic Tree of Life.

As the clock counts down to midnight, meet at Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth for exciting live musical performances, dazzling fireworks display and a few surprises along the way. General admission tickets start at $250 per person.

Faena Miami Beach
3201 Collins Ave, 
Miami Beach, Florida 33140

Botero on Lincoln Road

Botero On Lincoln Road

The Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID) and the Nader Art Museum are exhibiting 13 monumental Botero sculptures on the pedestrian promenade from November – Spring 2020. The monumental bronze sculptures by world renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero are installed along the length of Lincoln Road between Alton Rd and Washington Ave.

“Fernando Botero is one of the world’s most iconic and recognized Masters. He has certainly earned his place in history,” said Gary Nader, Founder of Nader Art Museum. “Being around his artwork is pleasing to the eye and brings a smile to the face of all of those who see it. This exhibition on Lincoln Road will allow visitors and locals to get a closer look at Botero’s most celebrated monumental masterpieces.”

Estimated 6 million visitors accessing the promenade through the Alton Road entrance will be welcomed by one of Botero’s most illustrious sculptures “Male Torso.” Stroll further, and visitors will come across “Rape of Europa,” “Leda and the Swan,” and “Bird,” among others. Those entering from Washington Avenue will be greeted by “Adam” and “Eve” sculptures. In addition to the monumental sculptures, the Nader Art Museum will present ‘Espacio Botero,’ to further showcase the prolific artist’s beautiful paintings and stunning sculptures.

Botero, with his immense sculptures, manipulates forms, proportions, volumes, and sizes to create smooth, round, and plump humans and animals that transform their surroundings and generate an immediate response from the viewer. He once said of his sculptures, “I never give particular traits to my figures. I don’t want them to have personality, but rather represent a type that I create. My sculptures do not carry any messages, social or otherwise. What matters for me is the form, the voluptuous surfaces, which emphasize the sensuality of my work. I like the enormous size; it is the fulfillment of my longing for voluptuous round forms.”

Lincoln Road
1620 Drexel Avenue, Suite 100, 
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Sippin’ Santa | Minnow Bar

Sippin’ Santa | Minnow Bar

Beachberry Bum Presents: Sippin’ Santa | a festive tiki pop-up, featuring hand crafted holiday cocktails beginning on November 25th though the end of December!

Minnow Bar
660 Washington Ave, 
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Debuting October 18 at Faena Theater, “The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” by Unigram Theatrical is a thrilling, sadistic and immersive stage production that challenges guests to question their everyday morals and deepest human instincts through spectacular performance, world-class dining, original music, choreography and more.

Based on the critically acclaimed film by Peter Greenaway, this intoxicating revenge tragedy follows the tumultuous relationship between an ill-mannered restaurant owner, the Thief, and his Wife, who has a wandering eye. Produced in collaboration with Alan Faena, “The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover” takes place in a dazzling recreation of Le Hollandais restaurant, where guests are invited to feast with the cast as the savage story unfolds.

An extravagant, three-course menu crafted by James Beard winner and iconic Miami chef, Michelle Bernstein, will delight the senses with a playful homage to classic French and English cuisine – all with a South Florida twist and dramatic flair. Washed down with theatrical craft cocktails, this immersive dining experience blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, cast and audience, for a truly unique evening of mind-bending entertainment.

Faena Miami Beach
3201 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140

First Fridays at ICA Miami

First Fridays at ICA Miami

First Fridays at ICA Miami are part of a neighborhood-wide initiative celebrating art and performance in the Miami Design District. Every first Friday, ICA Miami remains open until 10pm, and offer experiences for visitors of all ages—film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, talks, and more! First Fridays at ICA Miami are free and open to the public and are presented by the museum’s Innovation Partner, MINI.

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
61 NE 41st St, Miami, Florida 33137

Brooke Evers

Brooke Evers

E11EVEN MIAMI, The world’s only 24/7 Ultraclub is entertainment reimagined. An immersive adventure, encompassing the luxury and sophistication of a one-of-kind experience. The award-winning landmark destination presents a series of the most spectacular live shows ever performed inside a nightclub. World class aerialists, acrobats, contortionists, and dancers bring the highest level of circus and performance art, choreographed to original music against the backdrop of the state-of-the-art sound & lighting technology. Known for presenting unforgettable up-close-and-personal live performances and appearances by some of the biggest names in the music industry such as Drake, Miley Cyrus, Usher, Nicky Jam, The Chainsmokers, Nicki Minaj, Leo DiCaprio and Sting. Offering premium bottle service and a delectable food menu all provided in an alluring environment that is both sexy as it is sophisticated, it’s truly a five-star hospitality nightlife experience like no other.

29 NE 11th St, 
Miami, Florida 33132

Miami Beer Festival

Miami Beer Festival

The 6th annual Miami Beer Festival will take place on Jan 4th at Marlins Park. The event brings together dozens of craft and international breweries, as well as Southern Florida’s best local breweries and will feature food trucks, a video DJ, and some delicious beers. Admission is $45 for general admission and $60 for VIP (includes an additional hour with some specialty beers poured during the first hour from 5pm to 6pm). Admission does not include food, which can be purchased separately.

Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way, 
Miami, Florida 33125

VKOC – Manatee Photo Safari | Kayak & Paddleboard Tour

Paddleboard Tour

It’s Manatee Season! Ready your cameras and paddles, it’s the best time of the year for wild manatee viewing! Multiple Manatee families have made a home out of Jimbo’s Lagoon and absolutely love to pose for the cameras. Come join us in the early mornings or late winter afternoons for an exclusive Manatee Photo Safari with an occasional dolphin or two! Please keep in mind that these wild and protected animals. It is illegal to molest, harass, disturb, and even to hug a manatee. We will be viewing these beautiful, yet funny looking animals from afar.

Avoid excessive noise and splashing if a manatee appears nearby. The manatee may be resting and may surface without being aware of your presence. Noise and activity may startle the animal awake, which may put it in harm’s way if it is frightened and leaves the area. Look, but do not touch the manatees. Especially do not feed the manatees. Keep hands and objects (Paddles, and other materials) to yourself. Do not attempt to snag, hook, hold, grab, or ride a manatee. Do not Pursue or chase a manatee. They usually come around to check out paddlers. Pursuing them only causes them to swim away and ruins the fun for everyone, especially the manatee.

Please arrive between 1 hour to 30 minutes at Virginia Key Outdoor Center before the Launch Time. This will allow for a speedy check in process and have us on the water in no time. Parking is FREE in the VKOC Parking lot.

Virginia Key Outdoor Center
3801 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

Cafe Namaste

Cafe Namaste

Join us for a soulful Sunday at the Cafe Namaste™. Empowering yoga class with Sam Reynolds, plant-based breakfast bites, Fuel Your Soul goal setting, and inspiration (with a dose of fun) at the XMiami Apartments rooftop. Gain clarity & get inspired! No yoga experience necessary.

Ice-Breaker + Yoga class by Sam Reynolds (@journeysforthesoul) with restorative assists by our Cafe Namaste™ Baristas Fuel Your Soul Intention Setting and Dialogue. Shop the pop-up with socially responsible brands like Live Ultimate, all natural superfoods and organic skincare

Cafe Namaste™ is a pop-up event to bring passionate people together to fuel their souls with meaningful experiences, yoga or fitness, healthy plant-based food, and inspiration. the why We want to live in a world where people celebrate life and thrive. This is a place to bring out the best version of you. It’s a place to fuel your soul. what we stand for personal transformation community freedom integrity impact kindness truth fun

X Miami Apartments
230 NE 4th St, 
Miami, Florida 33132

Salsero Sundays featuring Dj Charun from the Miami Salsa

Salsero Sundays

Ball & Chain is in the heart of Calle 8 in Little Havana. This amazing venue stands out for their live music, delicious drinks and outstanding ambiance.We are bringing to you an amazing Sunday Experience featuring LIVE Music and DJ Charun.FREE Salsa Lesson from 9-10 by Alex Pro Dance

Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th St, 
Miami, Florida 33135

The Best Experiences in Miami

So if you’re looking for fun things to do in Miami, eventsplaces to go, hidden gems or unique experiences make sure to check in with MMM or better yet download our free things to do in Miami app MMM LIVE.

Things To Do In Miami

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *