What's Happening in Miami During April

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By: Patricia Azze

Unlike much of the rest of the U.S., April is never about spring showers in Greater Miami & Miami Beach. Instead, it’s about concerts, festivals, tournaments, sporting events and Easter events. Get out and about this April in Miami by attending these fun events with your friends and family.

Editor’s Note: Please check with event organizers to confirm that events are happening as planned.

Miami Attraction & Museum Months

Throughout April and May

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to try something new or see something different, Miami Attraction & Museum Months is the time! Find great deals, BOGO, special offers and more from top Miami attractions and museums. Participants include the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, HistoryMiami Museum and many more.

Out In The Tropics Festival

Throughout April

The Out in the Tropics Festival is an annual event featuring innovative programming and performances showcasing projects that address gender politics, sexuality and LGBTQ+ identity. Organized by Fundarte, there are events at venues including the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami Theater Center, Centro Cultural Español and the North Beach Bandshell.

FTX Aerial
Sing along with Bad Bunny at FTX Arena

Bad Bunny's El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo At The FTX Arena

Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3

Bad Bunny kicks off April in Miami with three nights of sure-to-be sold-out concerts at the FTX Arena in Downtown Miami. The international reggaeton sensation takes over the venue as part of his El Ultimo Tour Del Mundo (The Last Tour in the World), promising an energy-filled arena experience, so wear your dancing shoes.

The Redland Blues And Barbeque Festival

Saturday, April 2

The Redland Blues and Barbeque Festival is a can’t-miss event for lovers of BBQ and music. Enjoy this event for all ages in a beautiful setting at the Fruit & Spice Park, a unique destination dedicated to cultivating fruit trees in the South Dade region. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for kids ages 6 to 11 (free for kids 5 and under).

Fillmore Concert
Watch Snoh Aalegra take the stage at The Fillmore

Snoh Aalegra At The Fillmore

Wednesday, April 6

Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra will perform at the iconic Miami Beach music venue, The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, as part of her 22-stop North American tour. Come to hear this singer/songwriter’s signature smooth sound inside a unique “Art Deco meets rock ’n’ roll” space.

Sound Money Fest

Wednesday, April 6 through Saturday, April 9

The world’s first Bitcoin music festival will be held in Miami Beach, of course! Miami has quickly become a hub of cryptocurrency adapters, and this event will be a celebration of all things Bitcoin and music. Sound Money Fest will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center with performances by Logic, Steve Aoki, CL, deadmau5, Run the Jewels, San Holo and more. Also enjoy comedy shows, a food truck area and Bitcoin-focused experiences.

Pasofino Horse
Enjoy a day of horse shows & more

Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show

Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10

The family-friendly Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show is back at Tropical Park in Westchester. More than 50,000 people are expected to attend this show to see cattle and horses from the best breeders from around the world. The event is free to the public and includes horse shows, a petting zoo, rides and dozens of food trucks.

Deering Seafood Pelican
Sample local seafood at the Deering Seafood Festival

Deering Seafood Festival

Sunday, April 10

Seafood-lover alert: it’s time to gather for the Deering Seafood Festival at the Deering Estate in Palmetto Bay on April 10. The 400-acre historic estate and nature preserve will be transformed into Seafood Alley, with fresh-off-the-boat selections allowing visitors to sample local seafood aplenty. There will also be music, art, boat rides and much more at this popular annual event.

Easter Kids
Don't miss the Easter Day Eggstravaganza

9TH Annual Easter Day Eggstravaganza

Sunday, April 17

The T5 Foundation, Miami Slush and Fry Head Miami present The 9th Annual Easter Day Eggstravaganza at Miami Carol City Park in Miami Gardens. You’ll find egg hunts at many celebrations – but this is the only one with a helicopter egg drop! There will be live music, food trucks, games, a Kid Zone, haircuts, field day activities and much more. The event is free for all to enjoy. If you’re among the first 500 people to register, there are extra perks such as a free Easter egg basket. Check out more Easter celebrations in Miami.

Earth Love Fest

Saturday, April 23

Celebrate Earth Day in lush, nature-filled Miami with Earth Love Fest at The Mango Grove in South Dade to raise money for Aguacate Sanctuary of Love Farm and Animal Rescue. Expect a day of educational activities such as composting workshops, education, yoga, dance, eco-friendly pop-up shops, panel discussions, a kids’ area, and fun vendors and food activations to experience in celebration of our planet.

Polo Ladies
Experience the Miami Beach Polo World Cup on the sands of Miami Beach

The Miami Beach Polo World Cup

Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1

The Miami Beach Polo World Cup is the largest beach polo event in the world – and even better, general admission is free to the public (VIP tickets are also available). Make plans now to watch prestigious international polo teams compete on the sands of Miami Beach.

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