Miami's Hottest Events in September

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By: Kara Franker

Don’t miss these Miami events in the month of September.

September in Miami is sizzlin’ hot—featuring live music, Miami Spice and a list of events you won’t want to miss.

Miami Spice: Aug. 1 - Sept. 30

Calling all foodies! Miami Spice is an annual showcase of Miami’s hip culinary scene. Enjoy three-course, prix-fixe menus prepared by Miami’s hottest chefs at the best restaurants in the city for a great price (lunch $23 and dinner $39). Check out these great restaurants in mainland Miami and in Miami Beach.

International Ballet Festival of Miami: Aug. 27 - Sept. 11

Taking place at six venues across Miami, the International Ballet Festival will showcase performing arts by more than 20 ballet companies from around the world and more than 200 dancers. Ticket prices vary.

Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show: Sept. 2-6

Learn everything you need to know about starting your next home improvement project at the largest home design show in the south. The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center and tickets start at $10 per person.

Children’s Trust Family Expo: Sept. 10

Bring out the entire family for the Children’s Trust Family Expo at the Miami Dade Fair grounds. Activities include sports, arts and crafts, performances, face painting and more family-friendly activities.

ArtsLaunch2016: Sept. 10

In downtown Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center enjoy a day of free events and no ticket handling charges in person during ArtsLaunch2016. More than 50 shows will be on sale.

Miami International Auto Show: Sept. 10-18

Head to the Miami Beach Convention Center for the annual Miami International Auto Show. Check out the latest models of cars, trucks and SUVs from more than 40 of the world’s top auto manufacturers. Tickets are $15 per person.

Kanye West in Concert: Sept. 16-17

On his Saint Pablo world tour, Kanye West is performing in Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena two nights in a row. Tickets start at $55 per person.

Brazilian Film Festival: Sept. 17-24

For a colorful dose of Brazilian culture on the big screen, check out the annual Brazilian Film Festival. The eight-day festival features 25 short and featured films premiering for the first time in Florida. The audience will vote for the best feature and short films.

Stiltsville Sunset Cruise: Sept. 18

HistoryMiami's resident historian Dr. Paul George takes you on a relaxing boat ride to Stiltsville, a collection of historic homes on stilts hovering over Biscayne Bay off the coast of Key Biscayne. The tour leaves from Bayside Marketplace and tickets are $60 for adults and $25 for children.

Miami Fashion Film Festival: Sept. 19-23

Take a creative look at the fashion industry through screenings of documentaries, short films and fashion movie classics at the Miami Fashion Film Festival at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on Washington Avenue.

Summer Butterfly Walk: Sept. 24

Discover rare species of butterflies at the Deering Estate at Cutler during the Summer Butterfly Walk from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for kids.

Fairchild’s Annual Bird Festival: Sept. 29 - Oct. 2

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is hosting their annual Bird Festival in Coral Gables. Learn from bird experts and participate in family-friendly activities throughout the festival. Tickets are $25 per person.

Miami International Orchid Show: Sept. 30 - Oct. 1

The American Orchid Society is hosting the annual Miami International Orchid Show at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables. Tickets are $10 per person.

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