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April Fools Day Events in Miami 2020

Celebrated on April 1st, April Fools’ Day is a day when many people unleash their creative sides in hilarious – and sometimes over the top – attempts to bamboozle others. The idea of playing such jokes is a tradition that is celebrated all over the world and Miami Beach is just as enthusiastic as others when it comes to letting loose and embracing the silly on this day. Lots of events have been planned for this day and below are some that you might consider.

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Brickell Comedy Festival with Gali Kroup

Gali Kroup will headline the 2020 Brickell Comedy Festival that will be held at the amazing Flamingo Theatre Bar. Gali is a former Lieutenant of the Israel Air Force and her transition to a full-time comedian has made her a hit with comedy lovers. With her unique, intelligent, and quick-witted style of humor, Gali has gained a massive following across the world making her one of the busiest performing comedians at the moment. She has shared a stage with renowned acts such as Damon Wayans and Whitney Cummings as well as appearing on Sons of Anarchy and Comedy Central. Tickets for the show start at $10. Grab yours today for a night of fun and laughter.

Howard Soul Sessions

Howard hosts a soul music party every first Wednesday of the month and this month’s session happens to fall on April Fools’ Day. The show will be presented by Guitars over Guns and this is not an event that you would want to miss if you are a music lover. The event will take place at The Citadel and it allows you to experience beautiful views of the surrounding neighborhood as you enjoy sounds from South Florida’s emerging talents.

Food Truck Festival

This is a great community event for those looking to spend April Fools’ Day with friends and family. The food truck festival will be held at the Pelican Harbor Marina from 5pm to 10pm. Bring your loved ones over for an evening of fun and music as you get to enjoy the best of Miami Beach’s food trucks. Carry your chairs and blankets and enjoy the great outdoors park.

XXIII New Music Miami ISCM Festival 2020

The New Music Miami Festival will feature performances from FIU alumni in celebration of Florida International University Panther Alumni Week. Join the concert for the opportunity to listen to performances by Dang, Herriott, Bonacosa, Mansilla, Lough, and Kojs. The event will include a pre-concert discussion of music works at 7pm followed by a performance from FIU NODUS Ensemble members at 7:30pm. The discussions and festival performances are free to the public.

Art Exhibition: “Painting in the garden” by Gaspar Saldanha

Brazilian painter Gaspar Saldanha will be showcasing his impressionistic painting style at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Saldanha took his Fine Arts training lessons at the Arts Student League New York City and his career has been focused mainly on Design. Gates open at 6pm.

What to Do in Miami Beach April 2020

Miami Beach’s sunny weather this April will have you begging to spend time outdoors. Lots of festivals, county fairs, concerts and much more have been planned for April and this is enough reason to entice you to make Miami Beach your destination this month. There are also some amazing indoor shows for those who are not fans of outdoor activities. In this article, we highlight some of the best events to look forward to.

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Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo: April 1 – 5

Don’t miss the chance to catch the Miami-Dade County Fair as it enters its final stretch. Bring your friends and family for some outdoor fun as you get to enjoy fun rides, live performances by local artists and great food. There will be student and community exhibit sessions where the participants will showcase their projects to the attendees. Proceeds from the fair will be channeled back to the community in the form of scholarships for bright and needy students as well as financial aid for youth projects. Tickets start at $5 per person.

Miami Beach Pride Festival: April 5

What was once a small local parade has grown to become a weeklong event for LGBTQ+ awareness. Join the fun and celebrate your sexuality at the 12th Miami Beach Pride Festival that will be held at Lummus Park. The parade will feature stunning carnival-style floats, lots of glitter, decked-out dancers, live A-list performances, and rainbow flags. Join the parade to show your full support.

Miss Saigon: April 7 – 12

Created by Cameron Mackintosh, Miss Saigon is an award-winning show that portrays the tragedy of passion and beauty. This stunning theatrical spectacle will be showcased at Ziff Opera House from April 7 – 12. Set in the 70s, Miss Saigon is a story of a young Vietnamese lady who falls in love with an American G.I. Their story is full of hardship and calamity which will definitely make you cry. Get your ticket right away for the chance to enjoy this masterpiece.

South Beach Triathlon: April 19

The South Beach Triathlon will take place on the 19th of April on the shoreline of Miami Beach. Registration for the event is open and this is your chance to compete with other athletes for the opportunity to be crowded the #SoBeTri Champion. Come and test your physical endurance as you enjoy majestic views of beautiful Miami.

Tortuga Music Festival: April 17 – 19

Lovers of pop this is the perfect festival for you. The Tortuga Music Festival will be held at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park at it is expected to draw up to 40,000 revelers from all the states and 20 countries for 3 days of partying. The headline acts for the event are Luke Bryan, Billy Currington, Tim McGraw, Pitbull, and Miranda Lambert. The festival organizers have teamed up with Rock The Ocean to raise awareness about issues affecting the oceans and marine conservation. Get your passes today to be part of the biggest beach party in the country.

What to Do in South Beach February 2020

Miami is truly something else. While other parts of the country are shivering from the cold of winter, Miami is warm and refreshing thanks to its tropical climate. As others are hiding under heavy blankets, you could be spreading yourself out at one of the beaches in South Beach and this is what makes Miami special. This post highlights the best things to do in South Beach in February that include family-friendly events, concerts, and sports activities. Let’s get started!

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Miami Marathon: Feb 9

The Miami marathon is one of the premier marathon events in the country. It brings together runners from all the states and international runners as well making it a great event for those who love athletics.

There will be half and full marathon courses that start in Downtown Miami, then into South Beach and end in downtown Miami again. Reserve your spot early enough if you want to participate in either of the marathons as the event is expected to sell out.

You can still be a spectator if you are not a runner as you witness great athletes beat their personal bests and set course records.

Miami International Boat Show: Feb 13 – 17

This boat show is internationally renowned and it attracts a dedicated crowd every year. The show will be held at the Miami Marine Park & Basin on the Rickenbacker Causeway that leads to Key Biscayne and Virginia Key. The event attracts the best powerboats and sailing products and this is your chance to interact with the top marine brands.

Seminar tents will be set up to offer boating and sailing education to the revelers. An ordinary ticket goes for $25. The event is free for children below the age of 12.

Miami Yacht Show: Feb 13 – 17

The Miami Yacht Show takes place on the same weekend as the Miami Boat Show. It will be held on Biscayne Bay and attendants get to browse the latest yachts and learn about the latest marine technology. Food vendors will be available to provide you with tasty bites as you spend time on some of the best designed yachts in the world.

The Yacht of Love will provide entertainment to couples on Valentine’s Day.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Feb 15 – 17

The coconut grove arts festival is highly regarded and people keep coming back every year for its majestic blend of upscale artwork, handicrafts, kitsch, and local vendors. This outdoor arts festival is held every year on the President’s Day weekend and this is your chance to enjoy great art, live music, and tasty meals by local chefs. Those with kids should make sure to pass by Regatta Park for some family-friendly art activations.

South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Feb 19 – 23

The 19th edition of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival will feature the best local and international chefs making it the perfect event for the ultimate foodie. There will be lots of delicious treats for you to sample and late night parties for you to attend over the course of this week-long event.