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A Taste of Miami, Florida

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT MIAMI?

  1. Miami is a major city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida, in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population was 433,136.

  2. In 2008, Miami was ranked as "America's Cleanest City" according to Forbes Magazine for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets and city-wide recycling programs. In 2009, UBS study of 73 world cities, Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States and the world's fifth-richest city, in terms of purchasing power.

  3. Miami's explosive population growth in recent years has been driven by internal migration from other parts of the country as well as by immigration. Miami is regarded as more of a multicultural mosaic, than it is a melting pot, with residents still maintaining much of, or some of their cultural traits. The overall culture of Miami is heavily influenced by its large population of Latinos, and Blacks, mainly from the Caribbean, from islands such as Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, and The Bahamas.

  4. The northern side of Miami includes Midtown, a district with a great mix of diversity with many West Indians, Hispanics, European Americans, bohemians, and artists. Edgewater, and Wynwood, are neighborhoods of Midtown and are made up mostly of high-rise residential towers and are home to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The wealthier residents usually live in the northeastern part, in Midtown, the Design District, and the Upper East Side, with many sought after 1920s homes and home of the MiMo Historic District, a style of architecture originated in Miami in the 1950s. The northern side of Miami, also has notable African American and Caribbean immigrant communities such as Little Haiti, Overtown (home of the Lyric Theater), and Liberty City.

  5. Public schools in Miami are governed by Miami-Dade County Public Schools, which is the largest school district in Florida and the fourth-largest in the United States. As of September 2008 it has a student enrollment of 385,655 and over 392 schools and centers. The district is also the largest minority public school system in the country, with 60% of its students being of Hispanic origin, 28% African American, 10% White (non-Hispanic) and 2% non-white of other minorities.

  6. The Kampong, a botanical garden in Coconut Grove.Miami is also considered a "hot spot" for dance music, Freestyle, a style of dance music popular in the 80's and 90's heavily influenced by Electro, hip-hop, and disco. Many popular Freestyle acts such as Pretty Tony, Debbie Deb, Stevie B, and Exposé, originated in Miami. Indie/folk acts Cat Power and Iron & Wine are based in the city, while alternative hip hop artist Sage Francis, electro artist Uffie, and the electroclash duo Avenue D were born in Miami, but musically based elsewhere.

  7. The 80's and 90's also brought the genre of high energy Miami Bass to dance floors and car subwoofers throughout the country. Miami Bass spawned artists like 2 Live Crew (featuring Uncle Luke), 95 South, Tag Team, 69 Boyz, Quad City DJ's, and Freak Nasty. Examples of these songs are "Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag Team in 1993, "Tootsee Roll" by 69 Boyz in 1994, and "C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)" by the Quad City DJ's in 1996. These songs all reached the top 10 in the pop charts and gave Miami Bass a new commercial success. There are also several rap and hip hop artists out of Miami. They include Trick Daddy, Trina, Pitbull, Pretty Ricky, DJ Khaled, Jackie-O, Rick Ross, DJ Laz, and the Miami Bass group 2 Live Crew.

  8. Miami has a tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and short, warm winters, with a marked drier season in the winter. Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30, although hurricanes can develop beyond those dates.

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WHYI 100.7 FM Fort Lauderdale, FL Top-40
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Demographics of Miami, Florida

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

72.7%

22.3%

0.02%

0.07%

69.4%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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(BPRW) Bishop Victor T. Curry’s legacy continues through his daughter

Bishop Victor T. Curry


(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, - It is a father’s most bittersweet moment to walk his daughter down the aisle. It was no different for prominent pastor and community activist Bishop Victor T. Curry. Usually the headliner in the room, Bishop Curry was happy to let his daughter Victoria have the spotlight as she married John Hicks III on a recent Saturday afternoon.

Bishop Curry has been a tireless community advocate in the South Florida community for more than 25 years, and is the founder and senior pastor of New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International. He has three daughters - Victoria, Veronica, and Victory - but his influence on his namesake and the eldest of his three daughters is easy to see. His commitment to education is reflected in Victoria’s choice to study Elementary Education and her work as a second grade teacher at Henry E. S. Reeves Elementary School in Miami. His dedication to serving the underserved and disadvantaged is evidenced in her work with Londyn’s Closet, a non-profit organization that provides teenage mothers with the tools and resources they need to live their best lives. His life’s work in the ministry was so much of a part of her own life that she started The Pastor Kids Coalition, and became the host of The Life of a PK on AM 1490 WMBM. Ultimately, Victoria joined the ministry herself, becoming the assistant youth pastor at New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International – her dad’s church.

“My dad has been my example, my mentor, my cheerleader all my life,” said the new Mrs. Hicks about her dad. “I owe so much of who I am to him and much of that was reflected in my wedding ceremony.”

The ceremony, coordinated under the theme “Grace walk to the altar,” was deeply religious. The couple incorporated several church rites, including a call to worship and a communion, into their wedding. They also included the two generations of clergy in both their families. The groom serves in full-time ministry at New Birth, and is the president and CEO of JBH Sound and Production Company. His parents are Pastor Johnie Hicks Jr. and Mrs. Glistine Hicks-Moore. His grandmother is Evangelist Mildred Hicks. Bishops Billy and Catherine Baskin are the bride’s grandparents.

The bride was a vision in a white gown with lace and beading across the bodice. The groom was dashing in a Miguel Wilson suit. Bishop C. E. Glover, senior pastor at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale officiated and the couple was flanked by a 27-member bridal party of close friends and family. The couple’s vows spoke of their love of family and their love for the ministry. The bride repeated her grandmother’s words to her own husband, vowing “never to be outdone being [her husband’s] wife. Guests entered on a 125-foot red carpetcomplete with an Oscar statue and photo op backdrop. The sanctuary was bedecked with thousands of flowers and a custom wedding canopy as part of an “Old Hollywood” decor. The Curry-Hicks private family reception was fun, whimsical and lavish and included Great Gatsby dancers at the entrance. The highlight of the evening was Bishop Curry’s hip choreographed dance performance with his daughter for the father-daughter dance.

“It was such a fitting thing for us to do,” Victoria Curry-Hicks said. “My father and I work together but we also have great fun together. It was great getting to share that with our guests.”

TDGMIAMI is a boutique event production company co-founded by Dionne Anderson and Mr Jean Augustin. A multi-cultural agency that brings clients visions to reality with exceptional design, creativity and full-service approach. Its in-house capabilities, including a full floral design studio, carpentry shop, cut and sew fabrication, logistics & hospitality specialist. From Social to Corporate galas, destination weddings and set designs, TDG has worked with host of high profile clients, A-List Celebrities, REACH Media Inc., The Clinton Foundation, The Food Network South Beach Food & Wine Festival, 100 Black Men of America Inc and The Orange Bowl Committee. For more information www.tdgmiami.com or call 305-652-7900.


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Miami to Host Afrikin Fest in November

Innovation and commerce are focal points for weekend-long festival celebrating Africa and the African diaspora

Miami, FL, June 6, 2016 – Afrikin Fest, an African inspired food and music festival will be held from November 18-20, 2016. The weekend-long event will feature the ingenuity, economic and social opportunity of the world’s fastest growing region – Africa. In addition to a first-rate culinary experience and top tier musical acts, the festival will celebrate the accomplishments of influencers and innovators from the African diaspora.

“Africa and African culture are now a driving force in commerce and the arts,” said Alfonso D’Niscio Brooks, Afrikin Fest founding partner and producer. “The establishment of a gathering that not only fuses the finest in music and food, but also notes the waves being made by Africans in business, technology, and education are components that must be supported. This is the ideal time to leverage the popularity of food and music festivals to amplify the profile of Africa and its descendants.”

Afrikin Fest will host talks over the weekend celebration that will feature a “who’s who” panel of educators, influencers, and business executives. Brooks and Team Afrikin are dedicated to cultivating a spirit that will shape innovation across multiple platforms. The festival is currently in pre-production and a crowdfunding campaign will launch later this month. In addition, a series of Afrikin networking events leading up to the November festival will be hosted in secret locations throughout Miami, with the first event on July 2nd.

“It’s important to emphasize the potential of the ‘Black Dollar,’” said Julie Mansfield, Afrikin Fest founding partner. “Now more than ever, the limelight is being shed on Africa as a place of innovation and economic potential. Attendees will have fun, of course, but they’ll also leave informed and inspired.”

Proceeds from Afrikin Fest will benefit Give Me Dignity, a nonprofit organization with a resounding voice against Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA).

ABOUT AFRIKIN FEST/AFRIKIN LLC

AFRICA + KIN = AFRIKIN || Team Afrikin is a dedicated and accomplished collection of entertainment, media, and international relations professionals who together pool their expertise to create cultural events unlike any other. From event management to booking first-rate artists and developing effective press and marketing campaigns, the team’s skill in creating new experiences with a social impact is unparalleled. For more information, visit AfrikinFest.com or follow us on Twitter @AfrikinFest.

Afrikin Fest YouTube Promo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruOqvh4lkf4

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Businesses in Miami, Florida


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. "A Kinky Thing" Natural Hair Salon -   By Appointment Only - Miami, FL 33159 - (305) 343-8373

  2. A NewU Hair Salon -  (South Miami Beach) - 537 Michigan Ave - Miami Beach, Florida, 33139 (786) 412-3603

  3. Chop Shop Barber Shop -   7283 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL (305) 756-5755 - (visit website)

  4. Churchill's Barber Shop -   12 SE 1st St, Miami, FL - (305) 379-8615 - (visit website)

  5. Eloctricity Natural Hair Studio -   Specializing in sisterlocks tm, brotherlocks tm, traditional locks and other natural style's
    1011 N.W. 195 St, Miami, FL (754) 422-7970 - (visit website)

  6. Glow Salon -   12390 SW 127th Ave, Miami, FL (305) 256-8005 - (visit website)

  7. Happy 2B Nappy Natural Hair Care Salon -  Category: Natural Hair Care Salon -   848 NW 77th Street, Miami, Fl 33150 (305) 835-1494  - (visit website)

  8. Lockstar Natural Retail & Salon -  Category: Natural Hair Care Salon -   Contact: April Atkinson (704) 737 4455

  9. Mane-Tain Natural Hair Care - Contact: Chana -   By Appointment Only - Miami, FL - (305) 458-6635

  10. Player's Choice Barbershop -   6301 NW 6th Ave, Miami, FL (305) 280-5453 - (visit website)

  11. Professional African Hair Braders -  Category: Black Beauty Salon -  721 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138 (305) 754-6552

  12. RJ's Unisex Salon, Inc. -   P.O. Box 431155, Miami FL 33243 Phone: (305) 903-6380

  13. Sarah Jane Spa and Hair Studio -   102 SW 6th Ave, Miami, FL (305) 856-3606 - (visit website)

  14. Senegambian African Hair Village -  Category: Black Beauty Salon -  16517 NE 6th Ave, Miami, FL 33162 (305) 945-5399

  15. Super Beauty Discount -  Category: Beauty Supply -   11090 NW Avenue 7th Avenue, Miami, Fl 33168 (305) 754-4541

  16. Ugo DI Roma Salon & Day Spa -   2801 Florida Ave, Miami, FL (305) 444-4661 - (visit website)

  17. Van Michael Miami Salon -   1671 Michigan Ave, Miami, FL (305) 534-6789 - (visit website)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. African Heritage Cultural Arts -  Category: Cultural -  6161 NW 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33142 (305) 638-6771

  2. African Square Park -  Category: Parks -  1400 NW 62nd St, Miami, FL 33147 (305) 579-3408

  3. A Photographic History of Black Miami at Camillus House -  336 NW 5th St, Miami, FL - (305) 374-1065 - (visit website)

  4. Black Heritage Museum -  15801 SW 102nd Ave, Miami, FL - (305)

  5. Diaspora Vibe Gallery -  3938 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL - (305) 573-4046 - (visit website)

  6. Martin Luther King, Jr. Statue & Park -  6101 NW 32nd Ct, Miami, FL - (305) 633-4150 - (visit website)

  7. Plutonium Publishing, LLC Category: African American Publishing Company  Publishers of African American Fiction  - 18520 NW 67th Avenue, Suite 278, Miami, Florida, 33015

  8. The Black Archives -  5400 NW 22nd Ave, Bldg C Ste 101, Miami, FL - (305) 636-2390  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. African Continental -  Category: Grocery Stores -  7501 NW 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33147 (305) 694-2236

  2. African Dollar Plus -  Category: Variety Stores -  772 NW 183rd St, Miami, FL 33169 (305) 974-5672

  3. Air Con Service -  Category: HVAC -  Air-Con Service Inc provides HVAC services and planned preventative maintenance to the South end of Miami-Dade County, Florida. We also install Rheem equipment and service all brands of systems.   - 13007 SW 47th Terrace, Miami, FL (331) 754-551  - (visit website)

  4. Aloe Man Int'l Corp. -  Category: Health -  We are a health product company that believes in cleansing, regulating and rejuvenating your body. We design teas just for you and your ailment.   - 18800 NW 2nd Ave. #102, Miami, FL 1-888-245-3151  - (visit website)

  5. Anthony Brunson -  Category: Accountant -  801 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900, Miami, FL (305) 789-6673

  6. Black Miami Weekly -  Category: African American Newspaper -  6025 NW Sixth Court, Miami, FL, 33127 (305) 754-8800

  7. C Jones & Associates Public Relations -  Category: Public Relations -  14 NE 1st Ave., Suite 232 (786) 454-9835 Miami, Florida

  8. Concerned African Women -  Category: Social Issues -  1505 NW 167th St # 101, Miami, FL 33169 (305) 621-3700  - (visit website)

  9. Family Discount -  Category: Shopping -   3015 NW. 79th St. #C-45, Miami, Fl 33147 (305) 836-7138

  10. Florida Memorial College -  Category: Historically Black College -  15800 Nw 42 Ave., Miami, FL, 33054-6199 (305) 626-3600

  11. Hi-Tech Techs -  Category: Computer Repair -  Miami, FL 33169 (786) 357-7993

  12. Jamila's Window To African Art -  Category: Art -  7314 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33150 (305) 694-0988

  13. JMK Notary & Services Corporation -  Category: Notary -  We're the #1 Rated Mobile Notary Services in Miami. We specialize from the Keys to Palm Beach. Our destination wedding Officiant team package "JMK Weddings" gives brides and grooms exclusive all-day booking, rehearsal and Signature Sand Ceremony with set-up all inclusive. This male and female team is the Ultimate Officiant Service.  - 9100 S. Dadeland Blvd. Ste. 1500 , Miami, FL (786) 523-3722  - (visit website)

  14. JMK Weddings -  Category: Bridal -  9100 S. Dadeland Blvd. Ste. 1500 Miami, FL 33156 (786) 523-3722  - (visit website)

  15. Lehman Buick GMC -  Category: Auto -  Lehman Buick GMC is located in Miami, FL but services customers across the state of Florida. Satisfied customers travel from all over including Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, and Miami Gardens. We not only want to help you find the perfect new, used, or certified pre-owned Buick or GMC vehicle but also handle all the service, maintenance, and repair needs after the sale. We want the opportunity to earn your business for more than just the initial car sale! Stop by and allow us to value your trade and earn a customer for life.   - 21200 NW 2ND AVE, Miami, FL (305) 356-7579  - (visit website)

  16. Reliable Couriers -  Category: Courier Service -  Courier service, messenger, legal, medical, same day delivery service in Miami FL.  - 201 S Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33131 (786) 477-4466  - (visit website)

  17. Sacred Traditions, Inc. -  Category: African-American Goods -  698 NW 22 St, Miami, FL 33127 (305) 324-0005

  18. South African Catamarans Inc -  Category: Boat Dealers -  19555 E Country Club Dr, Miami, FL 33180 (305) 937-2740

  19. The Miami Times -  Category: African American Newspaper -  900 Northwest 54th Street, Miami, FL, 33127 (305) 757-1147

  20. Unique African Boutique -  Category: Gift Shops -  1607 NW 183rd St, Miami, FL 33169 (305) 625-7500

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Chef Creole Seafood & Catering -  200 NW 54th St, Miami, FL 33127 - (305) 754-2223

  2. Daily Bread Marketplace -  2400 SW 27th St, Miami, FL 33133 - (305) 856-0363

  3. Dave’s Jamaican Bakery & Restaurant - Miami, FL (305) 652-1231
    Jamaican; known for its pastries and breads and spicy Jamaican-Chinese dishes - (visit website)

  4. Jackson Soul Food -  950 NW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33136 - (305) 377-6710

  5. Mazie's Soul Food Take-Out -  6580 NW 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33147 - (305) 691-6161

  6. Mom's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food -  1807 NW 79th Street (305) 693-1929 Miami, Florida

  7. People's Bar-B-Que -  360 NW 8th St, Miami, FL 33136 - (305) 373-8080

  8. Pit Bar-B-Q -  16400 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194 (305) 226-2272 - (visit website)

  9. Rubies Soulfood Restaurant -  17640 Homestead Ave, Miami, FL 33157 - (305) 969-4750

  10. Shorty's BBQ -  9200 South Dixie Hwy - Miami, FL (305) 670-7732 - (visit website)

  11. The Mahogany Grille -  2190 NW 183rd St - Miami, FL 33015 (305) 626-8100 - (visit website)

  12. Tropical Oasis Restaurant -  20737 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL - (305) 654-8320

  13. Versailles Restaurant -  3555 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135 - (305) 444-0240

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DWTS Pro Brings Dance Fitness Class to the Masses

Louis van Amstel


Dancing with the Star's Pro, Louis van Amstel, is demonstrating his belief in the power of dance to lose weight and be healthier yet again as he prepares to teach another session of his LaBlast Master Class at a top luxury wellness center in Miami on June 22nd.

Louis will be teaching his dance fitness class at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa to Center visitors. Louis has helped stars like Lisa Rinna, Priscilla Presley and Kelly Osbourne lose weight and get fit through dancing, and now is focusing on making his secret to fit life accessible to the masses! Since moving on from DWTS, he's working to make his LaBlast Master Class an easy, enjoyable way to get healthly for everyone.


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CHURCHES



  1. A Dream Come True COGIC -  1166 NW 11AV, Miami, FL 33147

  2. Allen Chapel AME Church -   -  1201 NW 111th St, Miami, FL 33167 (305) 754-9055

  3. Crusade Mission AME Church -   -  2121 NW 119th St, Miami, FL 33167 (305) 688-9848

  4. Ebenezer Methodist Church -  2001 NW 35th St, Miami, FL - (305) 635-7413 - (visit website)

  5. First Deliverance COGIC; Miami, FL -  6229 N.W. 11 Avenue, Miami, FL 33147 - (305) 754-2282

  6. Greater Bethel AME Church -  245 NW 8th St, Miami, FL - (305) 371-9102

  7. Greater St. Paul A.M.E. -  3680 Thomas Ave, Miami, FL - (305) 448-2742 - (visit website)

  8. Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church -  3515 S Douglas Rd, Miami, FL - (305) 445-6459

  9. Muhammad's Mosque -  5600 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL - (305) 756-9136

  10. New Birth Baptist Church -  2300 NW 135th St, Miami, FL - (305) 685-3700 - (visit website)

  11. Salters Chapel A M E -   -  2652 NW 48th St, Miami, FL 33142 (305) 635-4637

  12. South Miami, FL -  5990 S.W. 66 Street, Miami, FL 33143

  13. St Anne's African Orthodox Church -   -  2485 NW 65th St, Miami, FL 33147 (305) 693-0777

  14. St James A M E Church -   -  1845 NW 65th St, Miami, FL 33147 (305) 691-4212

  15. St John's Baptist Church -  1328 NW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL - (305) 371-3821

  16. St Paul AME Church -   -  1866 NW 51st Ter, Miami, FL 33142 (305) 634-3720 - (visit website)

  17. St Peter's African Orthodox Church -   -  4841 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 (305) 759-0314

  18. Wactor Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church -   -  5632 NW 31st Ave, Miami, FL 33142 (305) 636-3774

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Jazid -  1342 Washington Ave, Miami, FL (305) 673-9372
    It's all about music every night - (visit website)

  2. Lyric Theatre -  819 NW Second Ave, Miami, FL (305) 358-1146 - (visit website)

  3. Mansion Nightclub -  1235 Washington Ave, Miami, FL (305) 695-8411
    Miami's premier night club for the urban community. - (visit website)

  4. Marlin Bar - 1200 Collins Ave, Miami, FL (305) 604-5000
    One of the ultra hip clubs in South Beach. - (visit website)

  5. Martini Bar -  5701 Sunset Dr, Miami, FL (305) 665-3052 - (visit website)

  6. Shore Club -  1901 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL 33139-1995 (305) 695-3100 - (visit website)

  7. Sobe Live -  1203 Washington Ave, Miami, FL (305) 695-2820
    Where Hip Hop lives; High energy dance club.

  8. Tobacco Road -  626 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL (305) 374-1198 American Cuisine, Bars- Clubs- Live Music - (visit website)

  9. Transit Lounge -  729 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL (305) 377-4628 - (visit website)

  10. Upstairs at the Van Dyke Cafe -  846 Lincoln Rd, Miami, FL (305) 534-3600
    Jazz & Blues, Live Music

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. American Black Film Festival
    Phone (646) 375-2144 ext 1  - - (visit website)

    A four-day retreat and international film market created to spearhead distribution opportunities for independent Black films.


  2. Caribbean Festival
    Phone (305) 740-7344

    Over the last weekend in February, Bayfront Park hosts a festival of live music and food, and a canned food drive.


  3. Community Festival
    Located at Hanford Boulevard, between Northeast 18th and 20th Avenues at Northeast 164th Street. (305) 948-2946

    International food, carnival games, a Kid Fun Zone, arts and crafts vendors, and live entertainment.


  4. Florida Dance Festival
    Phone (305) 310-8080  - - (visit website)

    One of the major annual dance events in the southeastern U.S.


  5. Florida Entertainment Summit
    Held in December  - - (visit website)

    Fashion, film and music.


  6. IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Festival
    Phone (305) 476-0388

    From Conga lines to history lectures, this celebration of African, Caribbean and Cuban culture unfolds at Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson Campus.


  7. Jazz in The Gardens (March)
    Phone (305) 622-8035  - - (visit website)

    A host of world renown artists.


  8. Miami Beach Festival of the Arts
    Phone (305) 447-0401

    During the first week in February, Miami Beach hosts a free street fair featuring artists, food, music and entertainment centering around the corner of 73rd Street and Collins Avenue.


  9. Miami Book Fair International
    Phone (305) 237-3258

    One of the nation’s largest outdoor book fairs features some 300 booksellers and publishers, and more than 250 authors at Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson Campus.


  10. Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
    Phone (305) 531-2117

    Hundreds of full-length and short features from around the world, late April to early May. Call (305) 531-2117 for more information.


  11. Miami Music Festival
    2177 Tigertail Ave, Miami, FL 33133 (305) 860-0571 - Held in November - (visit website)

    More than 500 performances by new and developing musical artists.


  12. South Beach Wine & Food Festival - held in May (305) 348-9463

    World-class wine, spirits and food tasting unfolds along with sparking dinners, a beachside barbecue, a champagne brunch, and more.


  13. Ultra Music Festival
    - Held in March - (visit website)

    Ultra Music Festival Miami is the world's premiere electronic music festival. It is like the Olympics for electronic dance music (EDM)


Annual Miami, Florida Entertainment Summit   Annual Miami, Florida Entertainment Summit (video)
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