THE 411

Words by Sandy Lindsey | January 25, 2023 | Lifestyle

Boating Showcase

As the largest boat & yacht show in the world, the Miami International Boat Show is the place to discover everything from kayaks to superyachts to the latest aquatic innovations. In addition to boats! boats! boats! and even more boats, there is a large selection of boating fashions, accessories and gear, as well as experiential boating lifestyle activations, including various educational seminars and activity zones for the whole family. Attendees can also enjoy world-class culinary offerings plus daily live entertainment. Over at SuperYacht Miami, you’ll find the largest and most luxurious vessels at the show. Climb aboard and meet with world-renowned yacht builders to design your next project. The six amazing locations include Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park, with in-water exhibits at One Herald Plaza, Venetian Marina, Museum Park Marina, and IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens. Check it out Feb. 15-19;

Spectacular Bites & Sips

Did you know the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival got its modest start at the School of Hospitality on the FIU Biscayne Bay campus in 1997 as a one-day festival, known as the Florida Extravaganza? The now-legendary 2023 edition of everyone’s favorite culinary spectacular is back and better than ever, welcoming hungry revelers to eat, drink and educate, with a delicious roster of events for every taste. The 4-day festival returns to the sand with more than 100 events featuring Food Network personalities, Grammy-winning musicians, and more than 450+ chefs and wine & spirit producers. All net proceeds benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University; Feb. 23-26;

Rejuvenation Time

At the beginning of February is when many New Year’s Resolutions start to falter. If your goal is to focus on a healthier, more relaxed you, then Miami Health & Wellness Months have arrived just in time with a wealth of tempting offers on soul-soothing and heart-pumping activities from kayaking and biking to yoga, massages, manicures and lavish spa services; Feb. 1-Mar. 31;