MIIAM OPEN -TENNIS
March 19 – April 1st
For three decades, the Miami Open has been bringing the best in tennis, food, fashion, and entertainment to Key Biscayne and 2018 will be another global showcase of what makes the event and surrounding community so special.
FERNANDO VARELA LIVE IN PALM COURT
Fridays 2/23 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Palm Court in the Miami Design District
140 NE 39 St.
Miami, FL 33137
This show will feature superstar crossover tenor Fernando Varela, along with Dr. Ed Calle, Haven Star, Angie Green, Gabriel Mores, Hansel de Munoz, Madeline Laine, Jon Blond and FIN!FANG!FOOM!
Cuban Independent Film Festival
CGAC is delighted to pay tribute to these largely unsung movie heroes with a 9-program, 25-film salute, featuring in-person attendance, Q&As and a panel discussion with the filmmakers.
February 28th to March 25th
280 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre continues its milestone 30th Anniversary Season with Once, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, the company’s production will include members from the original Broadway cast as well as several actors who have performed the show regionally.
CHILI COOK OFF AND FAMILY FESTIVAL
3/24 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Harris Field Park
1034 Northeast 8th Street
Homestead, FL 33030
Cost: 0 – $50
25th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Family Festival This years event is sure to be Bigger and Better than ever! Make sure to bring the whole family. Highlighting the event will be the Chili Tasting and Judging, where Chili Chefs face off in the spiciest competition in South Florida! Do you have what it takes to taste them all?
MIAMI DADE COUNTY YOUTH FAIR AND EXPO
3/15 to 4/8 (Closed 3/19, 3/20, 4/2 & 4/3)
10901 Coral Way
Cost: Entrance $14
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and Exposition is back for its 67th year! The adventure begins Thursday, March 15th – Sunday, April 8th, except for March 19- 20 and April 2- 3. The Youth Fair & Expo will provide 21 days of all-new surprises as well as breathtaking amusement rides, one-of-a-kind unique and delicious foods, live entertainment, concerts, agricultural & academic student exhibits and much more!
DEERING SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Sunday 3/25, 7:30 pm
Dearing Estate at Cutler
16701 SW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33157
Cost: $20 ($25 at the door)
Calling all seafood lovers! Get ready for a non-stop celebration with scrumptious seafood, celebrity chef demos, kids’ games and rides, live entertainment, educational activities and more! The fest is known to sell out, so make sure to snag tickets ASAP. The admission price includes all of the day’s enticing activities, but bring extra dough for the food, drinks, rock-climbing wall, and pontoon boat rides.
FARMERS MARKET – CORAL GABLES
January 13th – March 25th – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Miracle Mile & Lejeune Road
Just-picked produce, along with baked goods, gourmet specialty foods and plants, are available for sale. Other activities include cooking demonstrations, chai tea classes, kids activities, gardening workshops, live music and more.