The weather may be cooling down, but October in Miami still brings the heat. Check out the most exciting events coming to downtown Miami this fall.

III Points Music Festival

October 21st – 22nd

When it comes to music festivals, there’s nothing quite like III Points. This year’s lineup includes an eclectic mix of up-and-coming acts and renowned musicians, like Flume, Porter Robinson, and Black Coffee. As you dance the night away, check out the unique art installations set up around the festival.

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Presented by the Pérez Art Museum Miami, this immersive exhibit by Carlos Cruz-Diez “reimagines color as an embodied experience.” Chromosaturation transcends the traditional visual experience of installations through explorations of light, space, and movement.

Things To Do in Miami in October
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South Beach Seafood Festival

October 19th – 22nd

Back for its 10th year, the South Beach Seafood Festival is one of the top foodie experiences in Florida this fall. The festival features a curated showcase of the best chefs and restaurants South Florida has to offer, plus an exciting lineup of entertainment including culinary demos, live music, and more.

Frost Science: Ultimate Dinosaurs

Opens October 8th

Frost Science presents its newest exhibit, Ultimate Dinosaurs: Meet a New Breed of Beast. This exhibit displays rare specimens from dinosaurs that evolved in South America, Africa, and Madagascar, and includes interactive activities for a truly hands-on experience. For tickets and more information, visit their website here.

Things To Do in Miami in October
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American Social


American Social is the place to be on football Sundays. Watch your favorite NFL teams go head-to-head as you enjoy drink specials like $20 Domestic Buckets and specialty shot deals.

Mi’talia Kitchen & Bar


Who doesn’t love a hearty plate of pasta? Every Wednesday at Mi’talia Kitchen & Bar is Pasta Night, where guests can indulge in favorites like Pesto Ravioli, Not Your Nonna’s Bolognese, and more for just $12.

Things To Do in Miami in October
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Ball & Chain

Halloween Weekend 

Ball & Chain is celebrating spooky season all weekend long with a 50s themed Halloween event. Sip on specialty cocktails like La Bruja, a concoction that changes color from green to black, and dance your heart out as you take a step back in time.

Salsero Tuesdays


At Alton Food Hall, Tuesdays are Salsa Night! Learn the basics of salsa dancing and get in the groove while you enjoy crafted cocktails and bites. Beginner’s lessons run from 6-7pm and intermediate lessons go from 7-8pm.

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