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. Regardless, attending a game surrounded by UM’s pack of fanatics is lots of fun. Their season runs fr…
Classical Music in Miami

Miami Symphony Orchestra

Miami's well-loved hometown symphony has many fans. Its yearly series features world-renowned soloists performing at either the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts or the Fillmore Miami Beach. Performances…
Dance in Miami

Ifé-Ilé Afro-Cuban Dance

Ifé-Ilé is a nonprofit organization that promotes cultural understanding through dance and performs in a range of styles – traditional Afro Cuban, mambo, rumba, conga, chancleta, son, salsa and ritual pieces. Their …
Baseball in Miami

Marlins Park

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

South Florida Cricket Alliance

Cricket in South Florida? Really? Oh yes. There’s a huge West Indian and Jamaican community in South Florida, plus a very sizable British expat population. As such, cricket is actually quite popular in these parts. …
Performing Arts in Downtown 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 Downtown 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…
Performing Arts in South Beach

Colony Theater

The Colony is an absolute art-deco gem, with a classic marquee and Inca-style crenellations, which looks like the sort of place gangsters would go to watch Hamlet. Built in 1935, this used to be the main cinema hous…
Performing Arts in South Beach

Fillmore Miami Beach

Built in 1951, South Beach’s premier showcase for touring Broadway shows, orchestras and other big musical productions has 2700 seats and excellent acoustics. Jackie Gleason chose to make the theater his home for th…
Dance in South Beach

Miami City Ballet

Formed in 1985, this troupe is based out of a lovely three-story headquarters designed by famed local architectural firm Arquitectonica. The facade allows passers-by to watch the dancers rehearsing through big pictu…