Fall is one of the best times to visit Miami Beach. Miami Beach’s comfortable temperatures make it easy to experience and enjoy an assortment of activities and events late into the year. The city is bursting with a wealth of offerings from film and food festivals to an exciting exhibit at the Bass Museum and of course, the opening season of the New World Symphony. The choice of culinary, cultural and social events are so immense, travelers will want to book a flight and a hotel stay as soon as possible.
“Miami Beach is certainly busy and fun all year long, but fall is one of the most active and engaging times to visit the city,” notes Peggy Benua, Chair, the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA). “From the New World Symphony to the Bass Museum, from the Italian Film Festival to the Seafood Festival, and a variety of exceptional events in between, the city’s hotel room capacity should be at high levels all season long.”
In 2014, consistent with previous years, Miami Beach remains the most common area for visitor lodging in Miami-Dade County with the majority of visitors (48%) traveling to Miami Beach.1 “Miami Beach remains continuously intriguing and entertaining, with so much to do besides beaches, restaurants and nightclubs,” says Grisette Roque, Executive Director, MBVCA. “Our visitors have options here, far more than they even realize when they book a stay. That‘s what makes Miami Beach a new and return favorite for travelers and the Fall season amps up the activity level considerably.”
Where to go, what to do? The choices are endless in Miami Beach. As fall arrives, visitors and residents are dazzled by the assortment – and quality – of selections. A small sample of some of fall’s major events and happenings are below with something for everyone under the sun.