10 Most Go To Events in Miami this October
It’s spooky season! Grab your witches brew and get ready to experience things to do in Miami with goblins and ghouls this month. We conjured up a list to make sure every day and night is a fang-tastic one! If you care for festivals, you’ll be excited to hear Miami’s Carnival Parade, South Beach Seafood Festival, and Grovetoberfest are happening this month among other treats! If you’re looking to dress up, eat, drink, and be scary, then don’t be a scaredy-cat and check out the information bellow to discover what is creeping up on your calendar this month.
Miami Film Festival GEMS 2019 | October 10th -13th
Celebrate cinema during the Miami Film Festival GEMS, a major launch pad for all international and documentary cinema! The annual Festival attracts more than 60,000 audience members and more than 400 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals to offer unparalleled educational opportunities to film students and the community at large. The three day festival serves as a celebration for a diverse audience of movie lovers.
Tower Theater Miami
1508 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33135
7 PM – 9 PM
Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature | October 11th
Leave your calculator at home and explore Frost Science Museum’s Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature to discover the amazing mathematical patterns that surround us every day! Frost Members will have exclusive access to the grand preview of the exhibit. Venture on a mathematical journey to understand the beauty of our world through numbers. Members will also enjoy hands on activities, free drinks, and a specially-themed photo booth. Don’t freak out if you’re not a member, the exhibit will be open until November!
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
1101 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, Florida 33132
4:30 PM – 9 PM
Moondance Experience | October 11th
Dance like no ones a motion during a full range of motion and meditation experience with Moondance Experience! During the full moon, gather for an event that involves dynamic yoga stretching, cacao activation, sound healing, ecstatic dancing, and meditation. Make to bring comfortable clothing to enhance your experience of expressive motion. Discover self-love, mindfulness, and healing during a form of dance where dancers move freely as the music takes them.
The Sacred Space
105 NE 24th St, Miami
6: 30 PM – 10 PM
Grovetoberfest | October 12th
Dreaming of craft beer? Then wake up because Miami’s largest craft beer festival with unlimited beer tasting is coming to Coconut Grove for Grovetoberfest! With so many things to do in Miami, sampling over 500 craft beers is surely something not to be missed. Bottoms up with the most anticipated, inclusive beer festival in the entire galaxy! Make sure to leave room for delicious bites and food tasting as you wander through a universe full of endless brewery possibilities. Indulge in live music and other annual favorite features at this month’s Grovetoberfest! “May the thirst be strong with you.”
3500 Pan American Dr
Coconut Grove 33133
2 PM – 7 PM
Miami’s Carnival Parade | October 13th-15th
Typically celebrated in Trinidad and Brazil, the festive Carnival Parade 35-year celebration is making it’s way back to the heart of Miami. Experience the vibrant Caribbean culture with over 18,000 masqueraders, pulsating music, and costume competitions. Be sure to come hungry and indulge in culinary and drinks straight from the islands. Discover more of Carnival’s music traditions with performances featuring powerhouse soca acts, live bands, and more cultural talent. Feel alive at this energetic and colorful festival to celebrate the arts and culture of the Caribbean, be sure not to miss one of the biggest celebrations this year!
Miami Dade County Fair & Expo
10901 SW 24 St
Miami, Florida 33165
11 AM – 11 PM
Fall Pumpkin Festival | October 13th
Miami might not be full of farm land, but satisfying your pumpkin needs on Rue Vendome at Normandy Fountain is an all-day Fall Pumpkin Festival! The family friendly event features revitalizing yoga flow, sets of live music from local musicians, and of course a pumpkin patch! Enjoy food vendors offering a different pumpkin flavored goodies and bring your chosen orange friend for activities like pumpkin carving.
Normandy Isle Fountain
900 71st Street
Miami Beach, Florida 33141
11 AM – 4 PM
South Beach Seafood Festival | October 22nd-26th
Coming to the sands of South Beach to deliver mouthwatering dishes you won’t find anywhere else is South Beach Seafood Festival. There’s no tasting here, just dining some of the best seafood cuisine created by some of South Florida’s leading chefs! Where else can you possibly enjoy plates from 20 award-winning Chefs in the matter of one day? With drinks presented by Jack Daniel’s to compliment your seafood choices, you’ll be ending your meal with decadent sweet cocktails. The seafood water front festival doesn’t end here however, enjoy an entire week of culinary demos and pop-up cafes celebrating the entire week at the heart of South Beach.
1400 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
12 PM – 7 PM
Wynwood Fear Factory | October 25
Enter if you dare and escape to Wynwood Fear Factory through The Haunted Station that lies beneath the facility. Live a night in terror with sounds by Knife Party, Illenium, and more as they transform the 60,000 square foot warehouse into a living nightmare you won’t want to wake up from! A food truck village, interactive performers, and killer lineup is awaiting for all those that dare to enter.
318 NW 23rd St
Miami, FL 33127
7 PM – 3 AM
Pirates of the Wharf | October 26th
All aboard! The pirates are invading this Halloween weekend for Pirates of the Wharf to transform the location into a pirate fortress. The Wharf is inviting all to discover a real pirate ship and the uncover the treasures that are hidden within it. Here’s a hint: VIP open-bar. Drink like pirates and dance like mermaids with spooky entertainers who will be haunting you throughout the night, but don’t abandon ship! Experience Caribbean gourmet dishes and prizes awarded during the Riverside Costume Contest. Grab your trusted skipper and shout “ahoy matey!” for a spooky night on the Miami River.
114 SW North River Drive
Miami, Florida 33130
12 PM – 3 AM
HalloWYN Block Party | October 31st
Naughty or nice, alive or dead, all are welcome to Wynwood’s HalloWYN Block Party this Halloween. Presented by Fireball, enjoy “Blood and Fire” and a fire bar that will be ignited throughout the entire night! Experience the Dragon’s Den with cage dancers and fire spinners that will be illuminated in red. Choose from over 20 food trucks to satisfy your scariest cravings and hungry desires. With a haunting marketplace filled with vendors wanting to sell a soul or two, dress up and experience a Halloween night to remember.
2250 Northwest 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33127
7 PM – 3 AM
There’s no doubt that these events this October will give you a scare, but join if you dare. Trick or treat for the ultimate Halloween experience and festivities happening in a city we call home. So when looking for fun things to do in Miami, events, places to go or unique experiences make sure to check in with MMM or download our free things to do in Miami app MMM LIVE.