While many areas of the country are still enduring the cold and snow, it’s all sun and heat in Miami. If you need a break from winter, escape to sunny Southern Florida. Hussain al Nowais shares three exciting events in Miami this March.
Carnaval on the Mile Jazz and Art Festival
Take part in a free weekend of art, jazz music, and great food at the annual Carnaval on the Mile Jazz and Art Festival. The event will feature top Latin jazz bands, delicious foods from local restaurants, and an Artist Village with artisans selling paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and glasswork. The event is March 4 to 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Miracle Mile in Coral Gables.
Miami International Film Festival
Returning for its 34th year, the Miami International Film Festival brings the finest cinema in the world to South Florida. The event is administered by Miami Dade College and features film screenings and events at a variety of beautiful venues throughout Miami. The festival will take place from March 3 to 12 and showcase national and international films across a range of styles and genres. Ticket prices for the screenings are $12 to $14.
Deering Seafood Festival on the Bay
Enjoy a non-stop celebration of all things seafood at the annual Deering Seafood Festival on the Bay. The event will feature delicious fresh seafood, celebrity chef demonstrations, live entertainment, kid-friendly games and activities, and a Bahamian Junkanoo musical parade. This fun-filled event will take place on March 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Deering Estate (16701 SW 72nd Avenue in Palmetto Bay, Miami, FL 33157). Tickets cost $15 for adults in advance, $25 at the door, and $5 for children ages 4 to 14.