Fall is right around the corner and with it the beginning of the social season on Miami Beach. The air is electric with a plethora of events, parties, previews and happenings that are the best that Miami Beach has to offer. So why look forward to Fall? Aside from Art Basel, the ultimate visual and sensory experience, Miami Beach offers the perfect storm of fun and style all season long in a city like no place else on earth.
South Beach Seafood Festival
Experience some of the best Seafood Dishes in South Florida at the South Beach Seafood Festival October 17-19, 2013. Kicking off stone crab season, local restaurants will be showcased within the Mini Cafe area on the sands of South Beach, featuring a menu of signature dishes. Located at 9th & Ocean Drive, South Beach Seafood Festival tickets are available for $25 general admission with VIP packages priced at $150 per person.
Halloween, Lincoln Road Mall
When nightfall sets on Halloween, the Lincoln Road Mall will fill with thousands of locals and tourist alike, all prepared for the scariest and freakiest night of the year. Entertainment includes live music, costume parties, great food, shopping and of course, people watching. The worldfamous costume contest, held on the main stage, will highlight the best three costumes of the night with each winner receiving a prize.
Let someone else cook for you this Thanksgiving by booking a table at one of the many fine dining restaurants around Miami Beach that offer a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast this year. They include: The Dutch, Bianca @ The Delano, Scarpetta, and Gotham Steak. Menus and reservations are available closer to November.
The Annual White Party
The world’s sexiest HIV/AIDS Fundraiser returns to Miami Beach November 27-December 2 in the form of The White Party. The National Hotel will play host to this philanthropic party which includes a beach bash on the sands of SoBe, a pool party, mixers and of course, the signature “White Party” event. Tickets are on sale now and range from $150 to $289 for a weekend event pass.
SCOPE Miami Beach
Popular art fair, SCOPE, is relocating from Midtown Miami this year to Miami Beach, planting its stake in the sand. SCOPE Miami Beach’s 70,000 sq. ft. pavilion will feature an outdoor beach lounge and stunning views of the ocean, nestled amongst the iconic architecture of Ocean Drive at 10th Street. SCOPE Miami Beach opens on Tuesday, December 3, for VIPs and Press at its First View benefit, and will run December 4 – 8, 2013.
Art Basel Miami Beach
Leading galleries from around the globe show work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well as newly created pieces by emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, and films of the highest quality are on display at the main exhibition hall in the Miami Beach Convention Center, while ambitious artworks and performances become part of the landscape at nearby beaches, Collins Park and SoundScape Park. Art Basel Miami Beach also offers a full program of events including special presentations, talks and panel discussions, films, public artworks, and performances that take place throughout the city and its surrounding area, December 5 – 8, 2013.