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Local May Events with Luciana Barreto

Local May Events

Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

Hard Rock

May 3rd -5th

Courtesy of Formula 1

The Formula 1 Miami grand Prix is a one-of-a-kind event that showcases the incredible sport of F1 & reflects Miami’s unique position as a global curator of culture, combining the sport with iconic food, musical performances and art.Watch the world’s best drivers race on a 19-turn track past a beach, marina, and palm trees. The weekend includes practice, qualifying rounds, and the main event on Sunday. Choose from grandstand, campus passes, or premium seating.

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Mother’s Day Mad Hatter’s Brunch

The Ritz Carlton, Coconut Grove

May 12th

This Mother’s Day, indulge the queen of your heart with a special “Alice in Wonderland” themed brunch at Isabelle’s in The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove, Miami. Guests can savor bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys, sangria, and a limited-edition buffet, along with Mad Hatter-inspired à la carte options like strawberry and champagne pancakes, Queen’s royal hash, and a dessert carousel. Enjoy DJ entertainment and a special appearance by “The Queen of Hearts” for an enchanting experience.

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Courtesy of Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove

Diana Ross

Hard Rock Live

May 8th

Courtesy of Hard Rock Live

Diana Ross is the ultimate icon, trailblazing as an entertainer across decades and throughout the world. Her classics include, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “I’m Coming Out,” “Reach Out and Touch,” and many more.

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The Magic of Rob Lake

Adrienne Arsht Center

May 18th

Experience the mesmerizing magic of Rob Lake, one of the world’s most renowned illusionists. With his mind-blowing illusions, Rob Lake has captivated audiences on network television, in iconic locations like Times Square and the Vegas Strip, and in renowned venues across the globe. His original illusions are not just performances, but awe-inspiring storytelling on the grandest scale. Whether you’re a lifelong fan of magic or new to the world of illusion, Rob Lake’s show is an unforgettable experience.

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Courtesy of Rob Lake

The Messi Experience

The Hangar Coconut Grove

Until June 30th

Courtesy of The Messi Experience

Embark on a global journey with “The Messi Experience: A Dream Come True” as it kicks off its world tour in Miami this spring, coinciding with the city’s excitement for the legendary footballer. This expansive multimedia exhibit offers an immersive exploration of Leo Messi’s childhood and illustrious soccer career, guiding visitors of all ages through approximately 75 minutes of projection-mapped installations and interactive games at The Hangar Coconut Grove.

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Redland International Orchid Festival

Fruit & Spice Park

May 17th-19th

Step into the enchanting realm of orchids at the annual Redland International Orchid Festival. As one of the largest orchid shows in the U.S., the festival presents over 50 booths featuring educational exhibits and orchid vendors showcasing a diverse array of orchid species and hybrids. Attend grower demonstrations and lectures to learn about orchid caretaking, and witness vendors and exhibitors compete for titles in an event judged by the American Orchid Society. Indulge in international cuisine available for purchase as you revel in the beauty of these exquisite blooms.

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Courtesy of Redland Orchid Festival

Hyundai Air & Sea Show

Miami Beach

May 25th-26th

Courtesy of Gate to Adventures

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with the Hyundai Air & Sea Show, Miami Beach’s eighth annual National Salute to America’s Heroes. Experience “The Greatest Show Above the Earth” featuring thrilling flyovers and demonstrations by the U.S. military, police, firefighters, and first responders. From choreographed Top Gun-style flyovers to special op demonstrations, this action-packed event from noon to 6:30 p.m. is perfect for individuals and families alike. Honor the heroes who have sacrificed for our freedom. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Paraiso Miami Swim Week

Miami Beach

May 30th-31st

Paraiso Miami Beach, also known as Swim Fashion Week, is the world’s largest marketing event for the swimwear and resort wear industry. It’s a multi-day fashion fair, widely recognized as Miami Swim Week, featuring experiential events, leading trade shows, and programs supporting emerging and independent designers. Paraiso Swim Week Miami is a global leader in connecting brands, media, trade, and consumers, offering an opportunity to discover new brands, connect with like-minded individuals, and engage in curated lifestyle and fashion events. This event is trademarked.

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Mother’s Day

Fairchild Tropical Garden

May 12th

Courtesy of Fairchild Tropical Garden

Immerse yourselves in the beauty and serenity of the gardens, creating lasting memories amidst vibrant blooms and lush greenery.This event offers something for everyone. Relaxing atmosphere: Take in the calming sounds of nature and music, fostering a peaceful ambiance for connecting with loved ones. Gourmet picnic: Pre-order a curated picnic basket brimming with gourmet treats, elevating your Mother’s Day celebration. Family-friendly fun: Engage younger visitors in fun activities, ensuring an enjoyable experience for the whole family. Mimosa Bar: Upgrade your Mother’s Day experience with a selection of four refreshing mini mimosas. From the floral “Orchid Sangria” to the refreshing “Strawberry Lemonade Mimosa,” there’s a variety of flavors to complement your celebration.

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