It’s a new year, and Miami is turning up the heat in January with a lineup that’s straight fire! The 305 is about to be lit with events that’ll have locals and tourists living their best life!
January 4 - 7
The South Beach Jazz Festival is back. This festival takes place throughout Miami Beach to showcase world-renowned musicians. Enjoy four days of jazz that spans from contemporary to Latin styles, featuring world-class musicians at multiple venues, including Faena Theater, The Bass, Lincoln Road, and the Miami Beach Bandshell. Some events are free, but registration is required.
January 6 - 13
While the 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Paris, France, Miami will be the host of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Sailing in the Coconut Grove neighborhood. The event is jointly organized by US Sailing and the Miami Yacht Club, and you can catch a glimpse of the best American sailing athletes as they compete and test their skills in open water and courses in Biscayne Bay.J
January 11 - 14
If you're a fitness fanatic or just looking for gym inspiration, fitness is your life for four days at the TYR Wodapalooza at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. In this popular functional fitness festival, named after the CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD), thousands of athletes from around the world will compete and vie in grueling workouts on multiple stages. Spectators can purchase different levels of passes depending on how many days or events they want to attend.
January 12 - 14
When it comes to good looks, South Beach shines with its striking Art Deco architecture that’s been featured in everything from movies to music videos. Created by the Miami Design Preservation League, Art Deco Weekend, with walking tours and activities, is the chance to celebrate the iconic architecture that put Miami Beach on the map.
January 18 - 21
If your New Year’s resolution revolves around eating healthier, you can feel good about attending one of the nation’s best plant-based food, wine and wellness festivals. SEED Food & Wine Week takes place at various locations around Miami and is packed with popular events, like the 21 Seeds Burger Battle, as well as cooking demos, wine and spirits tastings, celebrity chef dinners, fitness classes, sustainable living workshops and more.
Seafood lovers should come hungry to the Brickell Seafood Festival in the Brickell area, part of the Miami Brickell Art Festival. While delicious seafood will be the star of the day, attendees can sample libations from more than a hundred beer, wine and spirit brands. There will also be live music and entertainment.
Avid runners flock to Miami in the winter for our balmy weather and the scenic tropical course of the annual Life Time Miami Marathon and Half. This beloved race draws more than 25,000 people from around the world, who either run the 26.2-mile marathon or the 13.1-mile half marathon. The course winds past turquoise waters and iconic landmarks. Even if you’re not a runner, it’s an exhilarating experience to line the course and cheer on the athletes.