Top Choice 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. There's an Adrienne Arsh…
Top Choice Live Performance in Little Havana


Jewel of the Little Havana Art District, Cubaocho is renowned for its concerts, with excellent bands from across the Spanish-speaking world. It's also a community center, art gallery and research outpost for all thi…
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. This treasure now serves as a major venue for perfo…
Cinema in Little Havana

Tower Theater

This renovated 1926 landmark theater has a proud deco facade and a handsomely renovated interior, thanks to support from the Miami-Dade Community College. In its heyday, it was the center of Little Havana social lif…
Classical Music in South Beach

New World Symphony

Housed in the New World Center – a funky explosion of cubist lines and geometric curves, fresh white against the blue Miami sky – the acclaimed New World Symphony holds performances from October to May. The deserved…
Football in Miami

Hard Rock Stadium

The newly renovated (and renamed) Hard Rock Stadium (formerly known as Sun Life Stadium) is the home turf of the Miami Dolphins. ‘Dol-fans’ are respectably crazy about their team, even if a Super Bowl showing has ev…
Performing Arts in Downtown Miami

Olympia Theater

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.
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…
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…
Spectator Sport in Miami

University of Miami Hurricanes

The Hurricanes were once undisputed titans of university football, but have experienced a slow decline since 2004. Regardless, attending a game surrounded by UM’s pack of fanatics is lots of fun. Their season runs f…