What to Do in South Beach May 2019

May is an exciting time to visit South Beach Miami. Throughout the month there will be a wealth of events that are guaranteed to please everyone of the people accompanying you on your trip. Below we complied some of the most exciting events happening in May 2019 to ensure your stay in South Beach is action-packed and memorable.


At the Sunfest Music and Arts Festival, West Palm Beach’s waterfront will transform into a gigantic party for a weekend full of activities and excitement. From May 2 to 5 guests will enjoy performances from top artists, a phenomenal fireworks display, a fine art and crafts competition and a 5k race. A one-day pass for adults is $47, but discounts are available for youth and seniors. Multi-day passes and group rates are also available. For more information, visit the Sunfest website.

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If you are looking for an exhilarating outdoor activity, then come to the Fort Lauderdale Air Show on May 4 and 5 to feel the earth rumble underneath you as massive military jets take to the sky. The Fort Lauderdale Air Show will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demo Team along with military jet flyovers, parachute teams, civilian aerobatic acts and formation flights teams. The two-day event will go from noon to 4pm both days. For more information and ticket pricing visit the Fort Lauderdale Air Show website.


What better way to visit the zoo than with a cold beer in hand? The annual Brew at the Zoo event makes this possible! With more than 100 craft beers and dozens of food vendors, Brew at the Zoo is one of South Beach’s premier May events. General admission includes complimentary unlimited beer samples. Even if you are not attending for the beer, there will be so many live performances that make this event very worthwhile. This year’s entertainment will feature “Locos por Juana,” a GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY nominated bilingual band that has been noticed for their fusion of reggae funk, cumbia, salsa, and rock. This highly anticipated event takes place May 11. For more information and tickets, visit Brew at the Zoo’s website.


The Redland International Orchid Show is a three-day event that features over 50 booths of colorful blooms, making it the largest annual orchid show in the country. Aside from seeing these beautiful and exotic orchids, there will be lectures by experts, raffle prizes, and plenty of orchid-themed trinkets to purchase. Catch this breathtaking display of orchids from May 17 to 10. For more information and ticket prices, please visit the Redland International Orchid Show’s website.


This Memorial Day weekend, you can pay tribute to those who have served our country at the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show. On May 25 and 26, all five branches of the military — the army, the navy, the air force, the marines, and the coast guard as well as police, firefighters and first responder agencies — will be represented. This event will feature a two-day music festival, a world class air and sea show, and fireworks to cap it all off. For more information about this free event, visit their website.