7 Things to Do in Miami This Week: March 9th – March 15th
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.
Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Discover why Miami is called the Magic City! Enjoy a spectacular night under the starts. We will be paddling out to enjoy a spectacular sunset and watch the Miami Skyline light up! The City lights glimmer as do the stars above the Miami Skyline and Port of Miami. We will then start our way back to the Outdoor Center and watch the Full Moon rise before us. The Moonlight will guide our way back to the Outdoor Center. This month, the moon is going to be BIGGER and BETTER. Come join us for a tour and stay after for some s’mores and watch our fire spinning performers! It’ll be sure to be a night to remember!
CAN I BRING MY OWN KAYAK/BOARD/CANOE?
Yes, you can! Please be sure to RSVP ahead of time by selecting the BYOB option. All crafts are required to have a coastguard approved light. Each person on the craft must have a lifejacket accessible to them. Children are REQUIRED by law to have them all. Lights and Lifejackets are required for these paddles. No lights/lifejackets, no paddle, it’s the law. All BYOBs must be set up by the launch at least 20 minutes before start time.
TIME & PLACE:
Meet at Virginia Key Outdoor Center, 3801 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149. Please arrive at least 30-minutes before your event start time. Late arrivals are non-refundable.
This paddle is suitable for experienced beginners. Conditions will determine the length and final route. Not recommended for first-time paddle boarding or kayaking. We will paddle at a leisurely pace.
Final destination and route are subject to weather. The lagoon is always sheltered, and the creek is calm. We’ll paddle to Norris Cut and either the beachside or the port. Both are spectacular at night. It will be dark so please, stay together. We’ll make a stop on the water along the way from which we can enjoy the sights.
Absolutely. Bring something for the grill, a beverage, and a dry change of clothes. Bring something to share and be prepared to chill with new and old friends. Dominoes, music, view the lovely night sky… If you drink, you must drink responsibly. We do not sell or serve alcohol. Beer and wine are ok, but you must bring your own. Hard liquor is not welcome. Soft drinks, snacks, insect repellent, and lights are available from the park store.
Kayaks, Paddleboards, and Surf Skis are available for rent through Virginia Key Outdoor Center. All Rentals include kayak/paddleboard, paddle, life jacket, and light.
Virginia Key Outdoor Center 3801 Rickenbacker Cswy, Miami, Florida 33149
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 11 AM – 3 PM
On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, the formal Italian gardens at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will be in full bloom as more than 350 guests don the latest spring fashions for the 12th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon. This event raises funds for the continued preservation of Vizcaya, a National Historic Landmark and community resource.
Presented by Messika and co-hosted by Eilah Campbell-Beavers, Swanee DiMare and Christy Martin, the luncheon honors Vizcaya’s artistic spirit in its most relatable form – fashion – by invoking elements of the estate, from plants reflected in floral hats to architectural lines drawn on avant garde pieces.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, Florida 33129
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 6 PM – 10 PM
Join us Wednesday evenings at The Mayhaw to wine up and wind down. Enjoy half-off any bottle of wine priced $60 or more and receive complementary food pairing recommendations from our trained bar team while dining with our chef-driven vendors.
Politan Row Miami 140 NE 39th Street, Miami, Florida 33137
Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8:30 PM – 10 PM
FilmGate Miami’s reimagined actor, writer and industry meetup at the FilmGate Studios in Downtown Miami. Our mission is to craft, critic and expand works and performances, coming from South Florida. Special guests will include casting agents, filmmakers and distinguished media industry members. This weekly event will feature a read-through of screenplays and welcomes industry professionals to witness the talent Miami has to offer.
FilmGate Miami 168 SE 1st, Miami, Florida 33131
Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7 PM – 11:59 PM
Enjoy a premier tasting event with delectable bites, open bars, animal encounters, live entertainment, a Hookah Lounge, a special animal feeding, and a silent auction with a chance to win a VIP Behind the Scenes Tour. Celebrate in style and party until midnight at our Jurassic Jungle Soiree and Feast with some of our prehistoric Beasts!
Funds raised from the evening’s event will continue to lay the groundwork for future growth at the Zoo, which is a testament to the tireless efforts of their supporters.
Zoo Miami 12400 SW 152nd St, Miami, Florida 33177
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9 PM – 2 AM
The Hearts & Stars Gala will take place Saturday, March 14th, 2020 from 9 PM to 2 AM at Miami Design District’s Jungle Plaza. Guests will enjoy top entertainers, complimentary food from some of the best restaurants and caterers in South Florida as well as complimentary premium cocktails. This is a black-tie event and the dress code is strictly enforced. Jeans and sneakers are prohibited. Gentlemen must wear jackets.
The Hearts & Stars Gala will be produced by the global event designers and the Emmy Award winning team at Live It Productions.
Enjoy all three nights of the Hearts & Stars Gala Weekend with the Gala Weekend Pass! The Gala Weekend Pass includes one (1) ticket to the Hearts & Stars Weekend Opening Party, admission for one (1) to the Private VIP Donor Reception, and one (1) General Admission ticket to the Hearts & Stars Gala
Miami Design District's Jungle Plaza 140 NE 39th Street, Miami, Florida 33137
Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10 AM – 5 PM
HistoryMiami Museum’s Miami International Map Fair brings together some of the world’s rarest maps, books, and atlases all in one place! With over 30 well-known dealers and experts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. RSVP to this event page to learn about the many speakers exhibitors we have planned for you!
Interested in an entire weekend of fun? Purchase our Full Access Weekend Pass and enjoy a VIP Preview on Friday, March 6th, two VIP cocktail receptions, complimentary lunch each day, weekend admission to out Dealer Marketplace, exclusive access to dealers and speakers, and more!
HistoryMiami Museum 101 W Flagler St, Miami, Florida 33130
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