Sceduled Miami, FL Events - Month of October

West Indian American Day Carnival Extravaganza

Held in early October
Contact: 305-435-4845
A Caribbean Mardi Gras.

Caribbean Carnival

Held in early October
Contact: 305-653-1877
Street Festival complete with costumes, steel bands and parades celebrating the Caribbean. Presented by the Consulate of Trinidad and Tobago.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Hosted in different locations throughout Miami-Dade County
Contact: 305-541-5023
This celebration lasts the whole month and commemorates the discovery of the Americas, and the role Hispanics have played development of the U.S.

Columbus Day Regatta

Held Columbus day weekend
Contact: 305-573-9592
Hundreds of sailboats from over 15 classes sail from the north end of Biscayne Bay to the southern end and back the following day.

Ramble - A Garden Festival

Hosted at Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami
Contact: 305-667-1651
A festival of plants, garden accessories, exhibits, shopping, food, music, & activities for children & adults.

Sport Events

Doral Open

Doral Golf Resort, where the most exciting and fun outing on the PGA Tour takes place. The Doral Ryder Open started in 1962 and continues to draw the Golf Crowd.
Contact: 305-477-4653

Miami Heat

Professional Basketball Games played at the American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL
Contact: 786-777-1000
Call for ticket information - Season runs October – April

Florida Panthers

Professional Hockey Games played at the Office Depot Center, located in Sunrise, FL, approximately 45 minutes from Miami.
Office Depot Center
One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, FL
Contact: 954-835-PUCK - Season runs October – April

Arts and Entertainment

Miami City Ballet

Ophelia & Juan Js Roca Center - 2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Contact: 305-929-7010
The Miami City Ballet has been recognized as among the largest ballet companies in the United States.

Miami Symphony Orchestra

10300 SW 72nd Street, Miami, FL
Contact: 305-275-4363
Founded in 1989, The Miami Symphony Orchestra is Miami-Dade County's flagship orchestra. Under the leadership of renowned conductors, the orchestra has come to represent the excitement and cultural vitality of the Miami community.

Florida Opera

Arturo di Filippi Educational Center - 1200 Coral Way, Miami, FL
Contact: 800-741-1010 - Hours: Monday through Friday 10am-4pm
Summer hours often exclude Fridays
Ensemble consists of the Young Artist Studio and Resident Artists.

Jackie Gleason Theatre

1700 Washington Drive - Miami Beach, FL
Contact: 305-673-7300
Located adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center
Venue for the Miami Ballet, Broadway Series as well as nationally recognized performers.