What's Happening in Miami During April

Youth Fair

Mercedez Benz Corporate Run in Downtown Miami

Miami Beach Pride

Miami Beach Pride Parade

Miami International Agricultural Horse & Cattle Show

The Gay Pride Festival runs all weekend long

South Beach Triathlon

Entrance at the Miami Beach Convention Center

South Beach Triathlon
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By: Patricia Azze

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Don't miss these events in Miami during the month of April

It’s springtime in Miami and that means there is a fresh crop of things to see and do. It’s the right time of year to visit our wide variety of attractions and museums highlighted during Miami Attractions and Museum Months where residents and visitors alike can enjoy exclusive savings on admissions, memberships and more throughout the months of April and May. You’ll have access to Miami’s specialty museums, art museums, historical and family friendly attractions and more with special discounts and deep savings.

Miami-dade County Fair & Expo: Mar 12 - Apr 5

The Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo, headlined by the Youth Fair, is a classic county fair with rides, games, concerts and more indoor and outdoor events than you can see and do in one family-friendly evening. It's the largest fair in Florida and includes more than 90 carnival rides, livestock and agricultural competitions, live concerts and more. Tickets start at $10 per person for general admission, or pay $25 per person for unlimited rides. Note that the Fair is closed on March 16 - 17 and 30 - 31.

Miami Beach Pride: Mar 28 - Apr 5

Miami Beach celebrates Miami Beach Pride Festival over the course of nine days of fun parties, social events, mixers, and a VIP gala but it’s the vibrant parade that brings out more than 80,000 participants year after year to show their pride and support. It’s a week full of non-stop celebration. The Gay Pride Parade takes place along Ocean Drive and high-energy parties are in and around the area’s nightclubs. The mission of Miami Beach Gay Pride is to bring together members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities hand in hand with Miami’s community. Ticket prices vary depending on the event. Read more about Miami Beach Pride Festival.

O, Miami Poetry Festival: Apr 1 - 30

O, Miami has a mission to bring a bit of poetry to every person in Miami throughout the month of April. This festival focuses on poetry that celebrates Miami and features more than 40 events and upwards of 20 projects throughout the month, scattered throughout the city in order to reach as many people as possible. O, Miami is sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and most events are free.

Redland Blues & Barbecue Festival: Apr 4 - 5

Is there a better way to spend an April day than swaying along to the blues and stuffing yourself with slow-cooked barbecue? The Redland Blues & Barbecue Festival at the Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead gives you the opportunity to do just that over a weekend. Family-friendly activities include pony rides and games for the kids. General admission is $10 per person and children 11 and under are free.

Outshine Film Festival: Apr 16 - 26

Started in 1998 and designed to educate the public about LGBTQ+ experiences, the OUTShine Film Festival takes place in various locations around Miami and Miami Beach. The ten-day event features more than 65 films and brings out a huge crowd every year for what is considered the largest LGBTQ+ cultural arts event in South Florida. Ticket prices vary depending on the screening.

Miami International Agricultural Horse & Cattle Show: Apr 17 - 19

More than 50,000 attendees each year visit the Miami International Agricultural, Horse and Cattle Show held at the Ronald Reagan Equestrian Center at Tropical Park. Entertainment, education and commerce come together during live auctions, cattle and horse shows, live music performances, a car show, food trucks and an interactive children’s exhibit with live farm animals. Tickets sales benefit the South Florida Autism Charter Schools. Admission and parking are free to the public.

South Beach Triathlon: Apr 19

Test your physical fitness at the South Beach Triathlon. Athletes will compete by running, swimming and biking along Miami Beach's gorgeous shoreline. cbdMD is hosting the 2020 South Beach Triathlon. Register in advance to participate or come out on the day-of to cheer the participants on.

The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run: Apr 23

Take strides for better health at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. Unlike most races of its kind that occur in the early morning, this 5K run/walk happens after work in Downtown Miami at Bayfront Park. Even if you’re not the fastest runner at the race, you can compete in a variety of other categories, like best t-shirt, in the spirit of good, healthy fun. Registration is $40 per team member.

SoFlo Cake & Candy Expo: Apr 24 - 26

Cake, cupcake, cookie - all sweets lovers and bakers, the SoFlo Cake & Candy Expo is for you. Join industry professionals in dozens of lectures and classes and hobby bakers at this conference at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Tickets start at $25 for one-day general admission and $40 for a weekend pass.

Miami Romance Wedding Showcase: Apr 26

Miami is a romance destination and local wedding favorite thanks in part to the area’s talented industry professionals, romantic venues, and robust wedding retail scene. Get to know the finest vendors across many categories at the Miami Romance Wedding Showcase at the Hotel Colonnade in Coral Gables. More than 60 wedding vendors will unveil all kinds of inspiration to help you plan the big day. Tickets start at $10 in advance or $20 at the door.

Aids Walk Miami: Apr 26

Get your heart pumping for a good cause at the annual AIDS Walk Miami. Taking place on Miami Beach, the event is a 5K walk-a-thon fundraiser through the picturesque streets of South Beach benefiting individuals in South Florida affected by HIV/AIDS. Proceeds benefit Care Resource and Food for Life Network.

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