What to do in South Beach January 2019

Want to get away after the holiday season? South Beach has an abundance of events and attractions ongoing throughout the months of January. Below are some of our top recommendations for some must-do January activities.


Santa’s Enchanted Forest: November 1 to January 6

Come visit the largest Christmas-themed amusement park that is perfect for all ages. Whether you come to marvel at the park’s spectacular Christmas decorations or to experience the live shows, rides, and games, there is plenty of entertainment for everyone. For more information, click here.


Miami Lantern Light Festival: November 30 to January 20

The Lantern Light Festival is a six-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring decorative lanterns, amazing performances, and incredible cuisine. For more information, click here.


Winterland at the Farm: Mid-December to early January

Come to Pinto Farm to celebrate some holiday festivities with attractions for guests of all ages, and of course, some decadent hot chocolate. For more information, click here.


Art Deco Weekend: January 18 to 20

This event celebrates the Art Deco era and features events like Classic Cars, parades, fashion shows, children’s performances, films, lectures, live music, antiques, street festivals and more. Most of the events are free, with the exception of specialty tours. For more information, click here.


South Beach Jazz Festival: January 4 to 6

The South Beach Jazz Festival features some extremely talented musicians with disabilities. The first edition will take place in various Miami Beach venues. Furthermore, there will be a variety of free performances and ticketed concerts open to the public. For more information, click here.


Life in Color: January 19

Life in Color is the world’s largest paint party. With art installations, attractions, and live music, this event is more than a concert – it’s an experience. For more information, click here.


International Chocolate Festival: January 25 to 27

Come to the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens for a weekend of chocolate indulgence. Featuring cooking demonstrations, samplings, and plenty of activities, this is not an event to be missed. For more information, click here.


Miami Marathon: January 27

The Miami Marathon offers runners a beautiful course, fantastic views, and an electric atmosphere. There is also a half marathon, a 5K, and a children’s run. For more information, click here.


The Night Garden: November 23 to January 6

This winter, the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens will be transforming into an enchanted wonderland full of alluring attractions like holographic butterflies and floating orchids. For more information, click here.


Hamilton: December 18 to January 8

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acclaimed musical will be coming to Miami this winter. Through hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway this story chronicles an interesting character of American history. For more information, click here.