Miami’s Hottest Events in July

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By: Sarah Finkel

July is going to be an exciting month in Greater Miami & Miami Beach, with a jam-packed calendar to prove it. Visitors can dance the night away at music festivals, enjoy classical music and ballet performances, and watch 4th of July fireworks. It’s also the perfect time to treat yourself to special deals during Miami Hotel Months and Miami Spa Months. Read on to see what’s planned in our sunny destination.

Miami Hotel Months

June 1 – September 30

During the summer months, some of Greater Miami & Miami Beach’s most coveted hotels offer discounted rates and special promotions for Miami Hotel Months. The deals are perfect for both family and romantic getaways. Some of the many hotels featured this season include the Novotel Miami, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, SLS Brickell and Grand Beach Hotel Miami Beach.

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Experience a luxurious spa during Miami Spa Months

Miami Spa Months

July 1 – August 31

From the Tierra Santa Healing House at the Faena Hotel Miami Beach to Lapis, the Spa at Fontainebleau, there’s no shortage of luxury spas to choose from in Greater Miami & Miami Beach. Miami Spa Months is known for its deals that can save you up to 50 percent at top spas, alongside other perks such as complimentary valet parking and access to additional hotel amenities.

Miami Beach Classical Music Festival

Throughout July

The Miami Beach Classical Music Festival (MMF) serves as an opportunity for learning, teaching and performing for young musicians and established instructors, while simultaneously showcasing the art of classical music to the general public. The eight weeks of summer programming in Miami Beach will include more than 70 public events, such as opera productions, symphonic concerts, student/faculty recitals and master classes. Many concerts are hosted at the Faena Forum, which will transform into a grand opera theater specifically for the festival from July 15 – 18.

Say Gay Tea Featuring DJ David Knapp

July 3

Come out to the North Beach Bandshell for an old-fashioned Miami Beach Tea Dance on July 3rd. The Say Gay Tea dance affair will feature DJ David Knapp, DJ JoMody, DJ Smeejay, Adora, Kitty Meow, Patent Pending and more.

Fireworks over Miami
Join the Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July Celebrations

July 4

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is known for elaborate Independence Day celebrations. Various municipalities throughout the destination put on fireworks displays at parks and gathering places. You might see a fireworks show over the ocean or with the skyline as a backdrop. Miami Beach will host a day full of entertainment for the whole family and light up the sky with the city's annual Fire on the Fourth celebration. Read about some fun ways to spend the Fourth of July in Greater Miami & Miami Beach.

Florida Supercon

July 8 – 10

Florida Supercon is an annual three-day comic book convention that takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Join all your favorite pop culture icons under one roof to celebrate animation, video games, cosplay, fantasy and sci-fi through interactive exhibits, panels, contests and plenty of mingling. James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley of “Harry Potter” fame) are among the celebrity guest stars to make an appearance at this Supercon, along with Cooper Andrews and Ross Marquand, known for their roles in “The Walking Dead.”

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Attend Miami Swim Week in Miami Beach

Miami Swim Week

July 14 – 21

Miami Swim Week is Fashion Week Online’s series of swimsuit fashion shows, attracting top designers, models and fashion industry leaders to Miami Beach at the SLS South Beach. Attendees can expect a slew of parties and live performances, with a crypto/metaverse element weaved in. VIP tickets are available for purchase, offering access to private cabanas, swag bags, exclusive after-parties and two complimentary bottles of sparkling wine.

Rollling Loud Stage
Don't miss Rolling Loud Music Festival

Rolling Loud Music Festival

July 22 – 24

Miami is synonymous with music festivals, and the Rolling Loud Music Festival is one of the biggest. This internationally known rap and hip-hop fest draws the crowds to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, welcoming headliners Ye (Kanye West), Future and Kendrick Lamar to its 2022 lineup.

International Ballet Festival of Miami

July 23 – August 14

The International Ballet Festival of Miami (IBFM), hosted by The Miami Hispanic Ballet, is an internationally recognized festival that takes place each year. It is considered the most successful ballet gala in the U.S. and provides a unified stage for both local talent and prestigious ballet companies from Europe, Asia and Latin America to perform. To kick off the festivities, the IBFM is organizing an educational Dance Film Series in collaboration with the Cinemathèque de la Danse de Paris and the Dance Film Association (New York).

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