If you think that South Beach is just a great place for a spring or summer vacation, you’re probably missing out on some of the best fall attractions of any city in the nation. Fun is alive and this year’s Miami Beach October events promise to be one of the best.
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To help you plan your itinerary, here are the top ten upcoming October events that you don’t want to miss.
Miami Beach October Events:
1. South Beach Seafood Festival: October 20 through 2 October 2
Hosted by Coca-Cola, the annual South Beach Seafood Festival kicks off stone crab season and showcases the city’s greatest culinary talents at Lummus Park. Enjoy delicious food and spirits from 17 of Miami’s finest seafood restaurants. Ticket prices vary based on the event. Be sure to bring your appetite.
2. Kitetober Fest: October 23
If you love the freedom and fun of flying a kite, join other kite enthusiasts at Haulover part on October 23 for Kiteober Fest. The festivities start at noon and continue until 5 p.m.
3. Ironman Miami: October 23
At City Bikes Ironman 70.3 Miami, skilled athletes from more than 58 countries will run, swim and bike their way through a grueling competition amidst beautiful Miami settings. If you’re up for the challenge, compete as an individual or as part of a relay team.
4. Spooky Zoo Nights: October 28 through October 31
Starting on October 28, you can enjoy family-friendly Halloween attractions at the Miami Zoo from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Wear your costume, and join the ghosts and ghouls for great attractions such as Dr. Wilde’s Haunted House, Zombie tram runs, fun carousel rides, candy stations and more.
5. 30th Annual Sundowner: October 29
For adult-themed Halloween fun, visit the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens on October 29 for the annual Sundowner. The fun begins at 8 p.m. with live music, dancing, and drinks. Funds raised benefit the historic estate’s preservation and restoration program.
6. Nightmare on the Beach: October 29
A pre-Halloween party like none you’ve seen before, Nightmare on the Beach will be held at Lummus Park on October 29 from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. Enjoy food and adult beverages from Miami’s finest caterers and restaurants, amazing costumes, dazzling performers and more.
7. Halloween Night on Lincoln Road Mall: October 31
The area’s largest costume party happens on Halloween night alongside Lincoln Road Mall. The event is 100 percent free for participants and spectators, and all ages are welcome. Enjoy musical performances on the main stage, a costume contest and various events at the bars and restaurants along the road.
8. Halloween at Bayside Marketplace: October 31
For a little fun before the sun sets, head to Downtown Miami’s Bayside Marketplace between 5 and 7 p.m. on Halloween. Enjoy trick-or-treating, street performers, live music, and fun giveaways. Bring your kids in costume to enjoy discount parking.
9. Halloween on the Mile: October 31
Check out Coral Gables for family friendly Halloween fun along the Miracle Mile. You’ll have access to plenty of activities including trick-or-treating, story time and a costume contest. Bring your well-dressed pooch along and enter the adorable canine costume contest.
10. Halloween Spooktacular at CocoWalk: October 31
Coconut Grove’s CocoWalk also sponsors free festivities and entertainment on Halloween including magic acts, tattoo artists, dancing and live music. Dress your kids in their best costumes to participate in the costume contest.
We hope that you will enjoy Miami Beach October events!