November 2022 Miami Events, Holidays and Festivals

With the cooler weather approaching and hurricane season behind us, November is a great time to head outdoors. Beaches are still balmy but the scorching days are over. All beaches and parks are open, this is a great time to be out!

Migrating birds are making their way back and manatees will be looking for the warmer waters, our National Parks will be teeming with wildlife soon.

Miami in November celebrates several exciting events and holidays, Thanksgiving is upon us and it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Lots of light fests and holiday entertainment already underway by the end of the month!

Please always double-check with organizers for any last minute changes or cancellations.

This Month's Miami Highlight Events:

  • Miami Book Fair International – November 13 – 20, 2022
  • Miami Markets for Makers at the Design District – November 5 – 6, 2022
  • NightGarden Magical Light Spectacular at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens – Select dates Thursdays thru Sundays, November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023
  • North Miami BrewFest – November 12, 2022
  • Design Miami – November 30 – December 4, 2022

The concert and entertainment scene in November 2022

  • Walter Wolfman Washington – November 3, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Tom Papa – November 4, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Raphael – November 4, 2022 at the James L Knight Center Miami
  • Jo Koy – November 4, 2022 at FTX Arena (formerly AmericanAirlines Arena)
  • 8-Bit Big Band – November 5, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
  • Eros Ramazzotti – November 5, 2022 at FTX Arena (formerly AmericanAirlines Arena)
  • Russell Peters – November 11, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Christian Nodal – November 11, 2022 at FTX Arena (formerly AmericanAirlines Arena)
  • The Disney Princess – The Concert – November 12, 2022 at the Knight Concert Hall at The Adrienne Arsht Center
  • Gipsy Kings – November 12, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Bonnie Raitt – November 16, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Straight No Chaser – November 17, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Ronald K. Brown & Evidence – A Dance Company – November 17 – 18, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Marc Anthony – November 18, 2022 at FTX Arena (formerly AmericanAirlines Arena)
  • Top Of The World – A Tribute To The Carpenters – November 19, 2022 at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
  • Pablo Alboran – November 19, 2022 at the James L Knight Center Miami
  • Disney Junior Live: Costume Palooza – November 19, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Daniel Tosh – November 19, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Chelsea Handler – November 20, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Hamilton – November 22 – December 11, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Gloria Trevi – November 25, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Tom Segura – November 26, 2022 at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Jojo Mayer's NERVE – November 27, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
  • Jody McDonald's Thanksgiving Tea Dance – November 27, 2022 at the North Beach Bandshell
  • Magic Mike Live – The Tour – Miami – October 13, 2022 – April 9, 2023 at Miami Marine Stadium

Holidays in November

  • Veterans Day – Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24, 2022, Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday and also the “unofficial” start to the Holiday shopping season.

In the Sports Calendar:

  • Miami Heat Basketball Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Tickets
  • Miami Dolphins Football Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Tickets
  • Miami Hurricanes College Football Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Tickets
  • Florida Panthers Hockey Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Tickets
  • Inter Miami CF Soccer Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Tickets

Kicking Off the Holiday Season

  • Santa's Enchanted Forest – November 9, 2022 to January 8, 2023
  • Symphony In Lights Holiday Celebration at Gulfstream Park – November 12 – December 31, 2022
  • Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami – Select nights November 25 – December 30, 2022
  • “A Jazzy Holiday” Historic Holiday Decor at the Deering Estate and Holiday Evening Strolls – November 25, 2022 to January 6, 2023

Specially for kids and families This November 2022:

  • Santa's Enchanted Forest – November 9, 2022 to January 8, 2023
  • Miami Book Fair International – November 13 – 20, 2022
  • The Disney Princess – The Concert – November 12, 2022 at the Knight Concert Hall at The Adrienne Arsht Center
  • Disney Junior Live: Costume Palooza – November 19, 2022 at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Holiday Traditions Around The World: Smart Stage Matinee Series – November 30, 2022 at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Miami Children's Museum – Free admission third Friday of the month 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • NightGarden Magical Light Spectacular at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens – Select dates Thursdays thru Sundays, November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023
  • Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami – Select nights November 25 – December 30, 2022
  • More Things To Do With Children!

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FREE or almost FREE Ongoing Events in Miami:

  • Wynwood Art Walk Block Party – Second Saturday of the month
  • Miami Design District Art and Architecture Walks – Various Saturdays/Sundays
  • New World Symphony WALLCAST® Concerts – Various Saturdays
  • FREE Miami Museum Days
  • Fantasy Theatre Factory at the Sandrell Rivers Theater Series – Various throughout the month

Things To Do This November, the following are OPEN:

It's time to get out! Make a reservation as many of the tours and activities are running on limited capacities. You can book with confidence as there is a free cancellation policy for most of the activities listed here, if your plans change and you cancel up to 24 hours in advance you will receive a full refund.

  • Marinas are open and the following operators are taking reservations for Biscayne Bay Cruises now:
    • Leaving from Sea Isle Marina: The Adrenaline Junkie Jet Boat Ride
    • Leaving from South Beach: Splashdown: Duck Tour of Miami and South Beach
    • Leaving from Bayside: Thriller: 45-Minute Sightseeing Speedboat Tour, and The Original Millionaire's Row Cruise
  • Beaches and Parks are open, time to go for a swim, kayaking, jetskiing, parasailing…:

    • From Dinner Key Marina: 30- or 60-minute Jet Ski Rides on a brand new Sea Doo GTI 130, Parasailing, Flyboarding, Paddleboarding and Kayaking, Tubing.
    • At Hobie Beach (Rickenbacker Causeway): Windsurfing rentals, individual and group lessons available, Hobie Cat Sailing, Paddleboarding and Kayaking.
    • Crandon Park, Bill Sadowski Preserve, Matheson Hammock Park: Kayak Treks and Adventures.
    • At Oleta River State Park: Paddleboard and Kayak Rental, Biking, Camping.
  • Snorkeling Boats have resumed operations in the Florida Keys and at Biscayne National Park and John Pennekamp State Park
  • The Everglades are open! The following outifts are conducting Airboat and Eco Tours now:

    • Gator Park: Everglades National Park Airboat Tour and Wildlife Show
    • Everglades Safari Park: $31.00 Discount tickets at Klook.com, from Miami incl. transport: Half-Day Everglades Airboat Ride & Wildlife Show
    • Sawgrass Recreation Park: Private Tour for your group only, Night Tour (Wednesdays and Saturdays only)
    • Everglades Area Tours: Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Eco-Tour meet at Everglades Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center Hwy 41/Hwy 29 Everglades City
    • Here's more on Everglades Airboat Tours
  • Segway Tours have reopened and they are a great way to discover the Art Deco District, Ocean Drive, Fisher Island… You see a lot more gliding around than on foot while enjoying the breathtaking views and some fresh air! These Segway Tours are running right now
  • The Wynwood Arts District is open, come check out this fantastic open-air museum with its stunning street art. A fun way to see it is with the 1-Hour Street Art Tour by Golf Buggy.
  • Lion Country Safari is OPEN
  • Zoo Miami is OPEN, tickets must be purchased online, members and Summer Pass holders must also make a reservation for the day of their visit.
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens are OPEN
  • The Deering Estate is OPEN and hikes, kayak rentals and Biscayne Bay Cruises have resumed.
  • Tidal Cove Water Park at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is OPEN
  • The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens are OPEN

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November 2022 Highlight Events in Miami

Miami Book Fair International

The Miami Book Fair International produced by the Center for Literature and Theatre at Miami Dade College is one of the nation's finest literary gatherings. It is 8 days of book parties, readings, street fairs and the highlight “Festival of Authors”, which with over 350 participating renowned names in the literary world.

But it's more than reading and books, lots of activities are planned also for the little ones including a “Children's Alley” for kids, a fun learning zone featuring the wonders of music, science, art, storytelling, world cultures, health and even coding workshops.

When? November 13 – 20, 2022
Where? Downtown's central business district surrounding the Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, which will be closed to street traffic.
How Much? Pay-what-you-can pricing for several livestreams. Tickets are needed for the Street Fair and the “Evenings With…” series author presentations.
2022 Tickets for the Street Fair:
Friday FREE
Saturday and Sunday: $8 ($10 at door), children (13-18) $5, seniors +62 $5, FREE for children under 12 and Miami Dade College students, faculty and staff with valid ID

More Info, confirmed authors and schedule of events: www.miamibookfair.com

Miami Markets for Makers

Markets for Makers is BACK in Miami this Fall. With a new outdoor location at Jungle Plaza, come discover and support 90+ makers and fill your free tote with goods from small businesses! Markets for Makers are known for bringing together independent artists + makers specializing in home decor, fashion, art, design, food (and more!) in a fun + inspiring environment that champions connections.

When? November 5 – 6, 2022

Where? Jungle Plaza at the Miami Design District.

How Much? $8-$15. Kids 12 and under are free. Upgraded VIP tickets include access all weekend any time, an upgraded tote and the Saturday Preview Hour from 11am-12pm!

More Info and tickets: www.marketsformakers.com/

North Miami BrewFest

The North Miami BrewFest is a one-day festival featuring 50 of the best craft breweries in Florida paired with gourmet bites from 30 outstanding local restaurants. Join us for an all-inclusive, tastefully crafted experience where food is included in the ticket price! Guests enjoy amazing live music and beer-related seminars for enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the experience.

When? November 12, 2022 – 1:00 pm

Where? MOCA Plaza, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161

How Much? $55-$98. All proceeds from the festival go to support the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University.

More Info and tickets: www.marketsformakers.com/

NightGarden a Magical Light Spectacular

An enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment where things like the Wise Talking Tree, Flying Fairies and a Sunflower Maze come to life.
Come and marvel at unbelievable live effects such as holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic.

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When? Select dates Thursdays thru Sundays, November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023
Where? Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156
How Much? General Admission $35, Children 10 and under $30, plus service fees. Discounts for Fairchild members, students, senior, military, group (min. 6) bundle available.

More info: www.thenightgarden.com

Design Miami

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design with annual shows in Miami, Basel and Shanghai.

What?: At the core of the Design Miami/ is a marketplace for collectible design, amid which the most reputable international design galleries present curated exhibitions of museum-quality furniture, lighting and objets d'art, attracting the highest level of private and public collectors of historical and contemporary design. The exhibition contains works by pioneering modernists to one-off and limited-edition pieces by cutting edge contemporary designers.
The galleries invited to exhibit in Design Miami/ deal mainly in exceptional design objects from the advent of Modernism (circa 1900) to the present day, with select galleries specializing in outstanding 18th and 19th century antiques.
This year, experience and shop the fair in-person and online at designmiami.com.
Where?: Adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center and just a short walk from Art Basel at Meridian Avenue and 19th Street
When?: November 30 – December 4, 2022

More Info, exhibitor list, hours, www.designmiami.com

Holidays in November

Veterans Day – a Public Holiday – Friday, November 11, 2022

This is a public holiday observed every year on November 11 to honor all those men and women who have served in the armed forces.

This is different from Memorial Day, celebrated in May, which honors those who have died while serving the country.

Federal government offices and schools are closed on Veterans Day.

You can expect the following to be open and closed on Monday:

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday observed every year on the fourth Thursday in November.

This holiday has its roots in the early pilgrim days as a celebration to the end of a fruitful harvest season.

For many americans it means time with family, turkey and mashed potatoes, a weekend of football, and naturally, the shopping.

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Here are this year's most popular Thanksgiving Weekend and Holiday Season events and celebrations in Miami.

Kicking Off The Holiday Season

Santa's Echanted Forest

The largest Christmas-Themed Amusement Park and Carnival is back with its millions of dazzling lights, South Florida's tallest christmas tree, and the carnival rides for little ones and those wanting a little more extreme.
In a new location in Doral for the 2022 season, Santa's new home is bigger than ever with more than 40 acres of attractions, plus 3 entrances and expansive parking. It is a huge sprawling lively event, just coming to see the lights is worth the trip. Tons of entertainment for kids and families round it all up.
There are the many live shows, games, magic acts, mazes, all sorts of rides, from carrousels to roller coasters and drop towers and of course, the carnival food!

When? November 9, 2022 to January 8, 2023 – 5:00pm to Midnight
Where? 7500 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33166
How Much? Adults (9-64) $42.99, Children (3-8) and Seniors 65+ $34.58. Season Passes, military discounts, group discounts and express passes available.

More Info: Santa's Enchanted Forest

Symphony In Lights Holiday Celebration at Gulfstream Park

The entire property will be illuminated with more than 250,000 LED lights, all set to the sounds of holiday favorites from yesterday and today.
A 10-minute light show will begin at the top of every hour from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, selfies with Santa and snow show on opening night November 12.

“Symphony in Lights” is not only the perfect opportunity to experience some holiday magic, but also to enjoy shopping, dining and boundless entertainment at Gulfstream Park Village's open-air setting.

When? November 12 – December 31, 2022
Where? Gulfstream Park at 901 S. Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
How Much? FREE

More info: Symphony in Lights at Gulfstream Park

Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami

It's that magical time of the year as the park transforms into a fabulous array of shimmering trees and dazzling (animal-shaped of course) lights that adorn every corner of this fantastic animal kingdom.

What else? Appearances by Santa (until December 23), animal presentations, arts & crafts and letters to Santa (limited spaces available), hot cocoa and cookies (fee), Snowman's River Boat Rides ($5 per person)

When?: Select nights November 25 – December 30, 2022 – 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where?: Zoo Miami at 1 Zoo Boulevard, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177
How Much?: $20.95 per adult and $18.95 per child age 3 – 12 plus tax

More Info Here: www.zoomiami.org

Christmas at the Deeering Estate

“A Jazzy Holiday” Historic Holiday Decor: With over a dozen holiday trees, from the grand 17-foot tree in the Great Hall, to multiple smaller trees throughout the historic houses that are lavishly decorated to accentuate the architectural details and fine furnishings of the historic house museum.

The Deering Estate has assembled a team of top designers that will once again transform the homes for the holiday season, led by its award-winning Designer-in-Residence, Alfredo Brito.

When? November 25, 2022 – January 6, 2023
How Much? Adults $15, Children (4 – 14) $7

Holiday Evening Strolls: Stroll the main grounds and the Historic Homes as they light up in the night. Enjoy the warmth of a campfire and showings of holiday films! Children can also bring their letters to Santa to drop off. Wrap up the night as Mrs. Claus arrives to read bedtime stories to the children from afar.

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When? December 2 and December 14, 2022 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
How Much? Adults $15, Children (4 – 14) $7

Story Time and Photos with Santa: Enjoy story-time with Santa's elves and photos with Santa (for an additional fee) inside the Great Hall. Children can participate in holiday arts and crafts activities.

When? December 17, 2022 – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
How Much? Adults $15, Children (4 – 14) $7

Where? The Deering Estate at 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33157

More info: www.deeringestate.org

For Miami Sports Fans This November 2022

Miami Heat Basketball Schedule November 2022 Home Games and Tickets

When? See home game schedule below

Where? FTX Arena, formerly AmericanAirlines Arena

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How Much? As low as $15, but they go quick!
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Miami Dolphins Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Football Tickets

When? See schedule below.

Where? Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

How Much? Individual game tickets can be had for as low as $15 but you have to be quick!
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Miami Hurricanes Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and College Football Tickets

When? See Schedule below

Where? Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

How Much? Individual game tickets can be had for as low as $14 but you have to be quick!

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Florida Panthers Schedule – November 2022 Home Games and Hockey Tickets

When? See Schedule below

Where? FLA Live Arena, formerly BB&T Center, Sunrise

How Much? As low as $15, but they go quick!

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Soccer Schedule November 2022 Home Games and Tickets

When? See home game schedule for this month below

Where? DRV PNK Stadium, Ft Lauderdale at 1350 NW 55th St, Fort Lauderdale. Between I-95 and the Turnpike, north of Commercial.

More Info and Tickets www.intermiamicf.com/

Free Or Almost Free Ongoing Events in Miami

Wynwood Art Walk Block Party

Every second Saturday of the month, the Wynwood Art Walk Block Party is one of the most iconic events in the city in this up and coming neighborhood which has been transforming the art scene in Miami.

Wynwood which is best known for its street art and splashy murals puts together a live art show, pop-up shop & gallery experience where you can mingle among the artists and creators, drink in hand, watch as art is being created in front of you and purchase directly from them.

And beyond the fantastic art there's plenty of gourmet food trucks, cocktails, live music and vendors, yes, it's a party!

When? Second Saturday of the month, doors open at noon
Where? The Wynwood Marketplace at 2250 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 at the Wynwood Art District
How Much? FREE! RSVP for a free drink!
More Info: www.wynwoodartwalkblockparty.com

Miami Design District Art and Architecture Walks

Explore the art murals, outdoor art spaces, perhaps a gallery or two, featured exhibitions or the fabulous architecture throughout the Design District with resident experts.

Also on Sundays, The Market brings you locally sourced produce, culturally influenced food, or that special one-of-a-kind creation, while enjoying live entertainment.

When?: Several Saturdays / Sundays throughout the month, check the calendar of events for details
Where?: Miami Design District
How Much?: FREE

›› More Info www.miamidesigndistrict.net

New World Symphony WALLCAST® Concerts

These are live classical music performances by the New World Symphony which are projected into a 7,000 square-foot wall at the New World Center for thousands to enjoy in a fantastic outdoor atmosphere.

The concerts are typically on the second or third Saturday of the month and the season runs from October through May.

When? Second or third Saturday of the month

Where? SoundScape Park at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

How Much? FREE! Bring a picnic, blankets, beach chairs, cocktails… yes, there are restrooms available at the south-east corner of SoundScape Park.
More Info: New World Symphony Wallcast Concert Series

Miami Museums Free Days

Many Miami museums regularly offer free admission days, so take advantage and save if you can!

Here are some of the offerings, and be sure to double check for updates or changes with each venue before you head out.

  • Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) – Free admission on Thursdays 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Perez Art Museum (PAMM) – Free second Saturdays of the month
  • Miami Children's Museum – Free third Friday of the month 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Bass Museum of Art – Last Sunday of the month 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) – Last Friday of the month 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (with Free Jazz in the Courtyard at 8:00 pm)

For our Residents, if you have a Miami Dade Library Card, check out the FREE Museum Pass Program where you can get passes to many of the most popular museums and attractions in the city. Passes are good for a family of 4 and can be easily “checked out” with your library card. Passes are first-come-first-served and as you can imagine, some of the most popular ones get snatched as soon as they become available, each library branch gets a limited number of passes for each attraction.

The Museum Pass Program offers free entry to the following:

  • Deering Estate
  • Miami Children's Museum
  • Perez Art Museum (PAMM)
  • Frost Museum of Science
  • Frost Art Museum
  • Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
  • Zoo Miami
  • Lowe Art Museum
  • The Bass
  • Fruit and Spice Park
  • … and many more!

Fantasy Theatre Factory at the Sandrell Rivers Theater Series

Fantasy Theater Factory is a non-profit organization that manages the Sandrell Rivers Theater, a state of the art black box theater in Miami. FTF places its greatest programmatic emphasis on Theater for Young Audiences which place a primary focus on childhood literacy and ecology. Other focus areas of programming include: fitness, history, diversity, self esteem, peer pressure and bullying prevention. FTF also produces cultural arts workshop residency programs that serve at-risk youth, children with disabilities and general population students.

Monthly lineups include a bi-monthly film screening series, a bi-monthly live music series, an art exhibition series and a new play competition, where playwrights can have their new works performed as staged readings in front of live audiences.

Each year FTF produces well over 500 programs, many are FREE and open to the public, some offered for a low nominal fee, in many cases if you are unable to afford a ticket, please call their box office, and they will be happy to reserve up to four (4) free tickets for your party.

When? Various throughout the month
Where? Sandrell Rivers Theater at 6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami FL 33127
How Much? Many FREE or offered for a low fee.
More Info and this month's lineup: Fantasy Theater Factory Shows.

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