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  • Best Things To Do In Miami in July

    Though Miami tends to slow down during the summer months, you’ll still find no shortage of things to do in Miami in July to get you through the high humidity season. Contrary to popular belief, the 305 does not shut down from June to September.

    So it can be one of the best times of the year to check out Miami for the first time. Is it hot? Sure. But take advantage of a less-crowded city in the Miami summer, and be sure to hit up these festivals, concerts, and performances before the snowbirds arrive.


    Jennifer Lopez – It’s my Party Tour

    Jennifer Lopez is embarking on her first Tour in more than six years this summer with the North American “It’s My Party Tour.” It begins June 7 at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA. Fans can expect “a nonstop party mix of Jennifer’s new and classic anthems, showstopping choreography and dancers, dazzling wardrobe, jaw-dropping technology, and set design, and all of the glamour and wow-factor fans have come to expect of Jenny from the Block,” according to a press release.

    When: July 26, 8:00 pm

    Where: American Airlines Arena – 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

    Shawn Mendes, The Tour

    The Tour is the third solo concert tour by Canadian singer Shawn Mendes supporting his self-titled third studio album. The Tour began in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome on March 7, 2019, and is scheduled to conclude in Mexico City at the Palacio De Los Deportes on December 21, 2019.

    Two short years after uploading his first YouTube videos covering Justin Bieber songs, Shawn Mendes became the youngest artist to debut at number one since Bieber’s My World 2.0. Catch him as he stops in Miami.

    When: July 28, 7:30 pm
    Where: American Airlines Arena – 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

    Alceu Valença

    A Brazilian composer, writer, performer, actor, and poet, A true Brazilian renaissance man, Alceu Valença has garnered global acclaim as an artist who strikes just the right balance between traditional northeastern Brazilian music and a broad range of electronic sounds and pop music styles. Catch him in Miami Beach on the penultimate stop of his Tour USA.

    When: July 28, 8:00 pm
    Where: Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater for the Performing Arts – 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

    Carley Rae Jepson, The Dedicated Tour

    Canadian singer, songwriter, and guitarist best known for the global pop phenomenon “Call Me Maybe,” which became the biggest-selling song in the world in 2012 and the best-selling domestic Canadian single in history. This summer, the singer heads out on a headlining tour supporting her anticipated follow-up, Dedicated.

    When: July 26, 8:00 pm
    Where: Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater for the Performing Arts – 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139


    The Amporo Experience

    AMPARO is an experiential theatrical journey in Downtown Miami that takes you by the hand straight into the heart of one family’s fight for love, country, legacy, and the truth behind the real HAVANA CLUB rum. Dance on the white sands of Varadero, survive the revolution, lose everything, tell your story and find your way home.

    Rum, immersive theater, and music collide at Amparo, a Havana Club-inspired show that aims to educate and intoxicate. The theatrical presentation put on by the Cuban rum brand and authored by Vanessa Garcia depicts the tale of one family’s struggle in Cuba during the country’s revolution.

    There are several different narratives that viewers may choose to follow, as well as lots of beverages, dancing, and several unexpected twists and turns.

    When: July 1- July 28
    Where: 221 NE 17th St, Miami, FL 33132

    Jazz at MOCA x Tom McCormick

    Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger Tom McCormick performs as part of the monthly Jazz at MOCA series. A prominent figure in the South Florida jazz scene for more than 25 years, McCormick, Saxophonist, and flutist, blends Latin, Brazilian, and funk-infused sounds with smooth jazz for an eclectic, high-energy performance.

    Guests are also invited to walk through MOCA’s latest exhibition, “PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince,” which brings together the work of many artists working in the Haitian capital.

    When: July 26, 8:00 pm
    Where: Museum of Contemporary Art – 770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL 33161


    Soto to Vigas

    Catch two of the 20th century’s most influential Venezuelan artists—Jesus Rafael Soto and Oswaldo Vigas—on view this summer at the Gary Nader Art Centre in Wynwood. In the 1950s and ’60s, Soto became an optical and kinetic art leader. At the same time, Vigos was an active member of the Parisian avant-garde scene. Explore the artists’ global influence and impact through this exhibition, presenting a historical survey of their prolific careers.

    When: Until July 31
    Where: Gary Nadar Art Centre – 62 NE 27th St, Miami, FL 3

    The Secret World Inside You

    Take a psychedelic trip into the human body at Frost Science Museum’s latest exhibition, “The Secret World Inside You.” Featuring an immersive light and mirror display representing the trillions of microbes that make their homes in every one of us, plus gigantic models, infographics, vibrant images, and hands-on interactive exhibits that bring the invisible world to life, this illuminating (and slightly disturbing) show is organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York and presented locally by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

    When: Until September 8
    Where: Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science – 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132


    South Beach Mango Festival

    Mangos Lovers, The 2nd Annual South Beach Mango Festival will take place on July 27th and 28th in the lovely Lummus Park (Ocean Drive) in South Beach. This festival highlights the tropical fruit season in South Florida. Featuring over 12,500 square feet of shade, a music stage, a stage for a chef competition, 100 different vendors, a beer garden, and dozens of kinds of mangoes and other tropical fruits produced locally.

    When: July 27 -July 28
    Where: Lummus Park – 1130 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

    Film Events

    A Live Conversation with John Cusack and a Screening of Say Anything

    Join John Cusack for a screening of Say Anything, followed by a live conversation regarding his career and the making of Say Anything. In addition, audiences will get the opportunity to experience a moderated discussion with John answering audience questions. The 1989 comedy/drama brought pop culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (actor John Cusack) and Diane Court (actress Ione Skye).

    Ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the greatest modern movie romances (and #11 on the list of 50 best high-school movies), Say Anything made a star out of John Cusack. He went on to success in multiple films, including High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank, and Being John Malkovich, among others.

    A limited number of VIP Gold Circle seats will be available, including a post-show photo opportunity with John. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

    When : Jul 26 2019 – 7:30pm
    Where: Broward Center for the Performing Arts – Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center – 201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

    These are just a small sampling of the many cultural Miami events this summer. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from exhibitions and festivals to film screenings and live concerts. Visit Miami and while staying in one of the south beach vacation rentalsMiami villa rentals, vacation rentals MiamiMiami penthouse for rent, or luxury short-term rentals Miami, get out there and explore all that our city has to offer!