August is still steamy summertime in Miami, with intense heat and some rain. Most festivals are held during more hospitable months, but you can still dine well, and do some dancing, when visiting in August.
Free Museums & Gallery Walks
Check for dates
Explore Miami's museums and art galleries for free on these special days held every month.
Mayfair Antique Market
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer
A monthly indoor/outdoor market featuring antiques, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, paintings, art and more.
Free Sundays at Fairchild
Every Sunday in August
During the month of August, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens is offering free admission to all visitors on Sundays.
Miami Spa Month
During the months of July and August, enjoy incredible savings on special treatments at Miami’s premier spas.
Miami Spice Restaurant Month
During the months of August and September, many of Miami's finest restaurants offer lunches and dinners at low fixed prices. This is a great chance to try something new each day and save money at the same time!
Miami Salsa Congress
August 1-5, 2012
Showing 80 live showcases, plenty of salsa dancing for participants, and dance workshops with the world's best instructors.
Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival
August 2-5, 2012
One of the largest Black heritage festivals in the U.S. Enjoy colorful costumed junkanoo groups, music, arts, crafts and food.
Brazilian Film Festival
August 17-25, 2012
Showcases more than 40 acclaimed Brazilian films and presents international guests including directors, producers, actors and film distributors.
International Ballet Festival of Miami
August 24 - September 16, 2012
Featuring performances by world-renowned dance companies from Europe, and North, Central and South America.
Viernes Culturales / Cultural Fridays
August 31, 2012
Free monthly cultural event and street fair on the last Friday of each month showcasing music, dance, poetry, and the visual arts.
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