If Miami wasn’t already the center of the universe when it comes to all good things boating and yachting, the iconic Miami International Boat Show and the Miami Yacht Show have joined forces to create the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, slated to become the largest boat and yacht event in the world. The on-land portion of the event will be held at the newly reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center and Pride Park. The in-water components of the show will take place at Sea Isle Marina, One Herald Plaza, Museum Park Marina and IGY Yacht Haven Grande at Island Gardens. Discover everything from kayaks to superyachts and the latest aquatic innovations, initiatives and activations as well as gear, gadgets, accessories, apparel and entertainment, all with a focus on how “Life is better on a boat.”; Feb. 16-20; MiamiBoatShow.com.
Be The Best You
If your New Year’s Resolution was to focus on a healthier, more relaxed you, Miami Health & Wellness Months is the perfect time to fulfill your goals. You’ll find tempting offers on health and wellness activities from biking to beach cabanas, massages to manicures, pool lounging to rooftop yoga and much more to revejuvenate your mind, body and soul; Feb. 1-Mar. 31; MiamiAndBeaches.com.
Under A Midnight Moon
Timeless and achingly beautiful, the Miami City Ballet presents the exclusive North American premiere of the spellbinding fairytale Swan Lake, lovingly reconstructed by today’s most celebrated choreographer, Alexei Ratmansky. More than 50 dancers adorn the stage in glittering costumes to tell this captivating story; Feb. 11-27; MiamiCityBallet.org. — Photo by Gary James
Over the past six decades, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival has seen — and exhibited — it all. Still vibrant and cutting-edge, it’s back at full capacity with and outstanding mix of local and international visual artists, performing artists and culinary artists, as well as creative and fun recreational arts for the whole family; Feb. 19-21; CGAF.com.
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is back and better than ever with more than 70 events throughout Miami, Broward and Palm Beach. Meet the world’s most renowned chefs; dine on the most palate-pleasing gastronomic dishes; drink the finest wines; and enjoy it all with like-minded gourmands; Feb. 24-27; SOBEWFF.org.
With the Miami Grand Prix making a triumphant return, Key Biscayne Car Week creatively combines vintage vibes with tomorrow’s innovation. This celebration of style, beauty, vision and restoration kicks off with racing legend Emerson Fittipaldi driving the iconic Spirit of Miami onto Monaco Square; Feb. 4-6; KeyBiscayneCarWeek.org.
Neon cyberpunk meets cherry blossoms at ARTECHOUSE in the interactive, technology-driven original art exhibition Renewal 2121. Seeking to inspire optimism and hope, visitors are transported into an imagined future 100 years from now, where nature’s resilience comes into full focus; Thru May 1; ARTECHOUSE.com.
— Photo by Max Ryknv