Live Music in Miami

Hoy Como Ayer

This Cuban hot spot – with authentic music, unstylish wood paneling and a small dance floor – is enhanced by cigar smoke and Havana transplants. Stop in nightly for son (a salsalike dance that originated in Oriente,…
Performing Arts in Miami

Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts

This elegantly renovated 1920s movie palace services a huge variety of performing arts including film festivals, symphonies, ballets and touring shows. The acoustics are excellent.
Performing Arts in Miami

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

This magnificent venue manages to both humble and enthrall visitors. Today the Arsht is where the biggest cultural acts in Miami come to perform; a show here is a must-see on any Miami trip. Get off the Metromover a…
Football in Miami

Sun Life Stadium

‘Dol-fans’ are respectably crazy about their team, even if a Super Bowl showing has evaded them since 1985. Games are wildly popular and the Miami Dolphins are painfully successful, in that they always raise fans’ h…
Baseball in Miami

Marlins Park

The Miami Marlins' regular season runs from April to September.
Rodeo in Miami

Bergeron Rodeo Grounds

In Davie, about 20 miles north of downtown Miami.
Rodeo in Miami

Homestead Rodeo

In Homestead, about an hour south of downtown.
Stadium in Miami

American Airlines Arena

Resembling a massive spaceship that perpetually hovers at the edge of Biscayne Bay, this arena has been the home of the city's NBA franchise, the Miami Heat, since 2000. The Waterfront Theater, Florida’s largest, is…
Live Music in Miami

The Stage

The Stage is many things: edgy art gallery, live-music venue, arts and crafts bazaar, occasional bar, and sometimes all of these things at once. Check the website to see what shows are playing and try to catch a par…
Spectator Sport in Miami

University of Miami Hurricanes

The Hurricanes were once undisputed titans of university football, but had experienced a slow decline since 2004. They’ve recovered a bit as of the time of research, and attending a game surrounded by UM’s pack of f…