7 Things To Look Forward To In Miami For Winter/Spring 2019

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The New Year brings much excitement to all, but in Miami, we’re always in for an exciting transition of new openings, events, celebrations, festivals and more. Here, we take a look at some of the most exciting things to look forward to this upcoming Winter/Spring 2019:


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The annual foodie-centric, Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival will once again return to the beaches of Miami for an exciting lineup of culinary events bringing together the greatest chefs and vintners in the world. Highlights include the Tribute Dinner honoring Nancy Silverton, and Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery chief executive officer, Rhonda Carano; the Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best at The Fontainebleau Miami Beach; Heineken Light Burger Bash with David Burtka and Neil Patrick HarrisGoya Food Tents’ David Grutman Experience and so much more.


Pharrell Williams & Lenny Kravitz at the $16 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational - Photo Credit World Red Eye
Pharrell Williams & Lenny Kravitz at the $16 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational

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The World’s Richest Horse Race, aka Pegasus World Cup, will return to Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, for an exciting day of luxury. From placing your bets on the $16M horse race to enjoying world-class entertainment, food and drinks, celebrity spotting and more, the elite event is undoubtedly the place to see and be seen the last week of January in Miami.


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On President’s Day Weekend, the Miami Yacht Show will return to Miami to showcase the world’s greatest superyachts to boating enthusiasts from all over the globe. This year, the main show will take place at a new location on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways and the superyacht show will return to Island Gardens Deep Harbour on Watson Island.


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Following its inaugural U.S. debut last winter, Watches & Wonders Miami, in partnership with Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, will return to the luxurious Miami Design District for four days of exciting programming featuring stunning timepieces from some of the world’s greatest watchmakers including Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Bvlgari, Hublot, TAG Heuer, Cartier, Parmigiani Fleurier and more. Additionally the Miami Design District Concours will showcase some of the most coveted vintage automobiles from around the world.


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Each year in mid-March, the greatest names in the music industry flock to Miami to headline a series of happening events, concerts and parties from the city’s famed Ultra Music Festival to top nightclubs like LIV Miami and WALL at the W South Beach. Expect to see veterans like Tiësto, David Guetta and Cedric Gervais as well as hot new artists and DJs like Cardi B and Virgil Abloh.


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Tennis’ biggest players will be hitting the courts of Miami and this year is particularly noteworthy as it will be the first time the Miami Open will be moving locations from Key Biscayne to the massive Hard Rock Stadium. It will certainly be one for the books!


KAIDO by Brad Kilgore

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With each year comes a handful of new, haute dining destinations in the city. On the horizon, we can look forward to new restaurant openings all over the Magic City. Particularly, the Miami Design District‘s Paradise Plaza will be welcoming in world-renowned names like Ovation by William Levy – opening in Jade Alley, three Joël Robuchon restaurants; Brad Kilgore’s Ember will debut following KAIDO, and additionally, nightlife and restaurateur David Grutman has some brand-new concepts up his sleeve coming to Miami Beach. Undoubtedly, there will be even more culinary greatness to be announced, so stay tuned and hungry.