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Penthouse Parties & Mega Yachts: The Best Things to Do in Miami This Fall

Published On 09/17/2015 Published On 09/17/2015
Craft Spirits Festival
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Sep 17 Thu

Dine Out in Fort Lauderdale You won’t be sad that Miami Spice is over as Ft. Laudie restaurants launch their own Spice-like deals with three courses at $35. Find it at all of your fave restaurants like YOLO, Johnny V, Beauty and the Feast, Royal Pig, Eduardo De San Angel, and 40+ more.

Various locations

Dine Out in Fort Lauderdale Various locations You won’t be sad that Miami Spice is over as Ft. Laudie restaurants launch their own Spice-like deals with three courses at $35. Find it at all of your fave restaurants like YOLO, Johnny V, Beauty and the Feast, Royal Pig, Eduardo De San Angel, and 40+ more.

Miami Dolphins

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Sep 20-Feb 7

Go tailgating As the Marlins season mercifully ends, Dolfans are optimistic for the first time in a long time. Not only did the stadium get some sweet updates -- wider, more comfortable seats and new food options like Café Versailles, Bodega Taqueria, and 16 Florida craft brews -- but Ndamukong Suh is already ripping people’s helmets off. 

Sun Life Stadium

Go tailgating Sun Life Stadium As the Marlins season mercifully ends, Dolfans are optimistic for the first time in a long time. Not only did the stadium get some sweet updates -- wider, more comfortable seats and new food options like Café Versailles, Bodega Taqueria, and 16 Florida craft brews -- but Ndamukong Suh is already ripping people’s helmets off. 

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Sep 24 Thu

Party like a rock star at the Penthouse Sessions The hotel is turning its eighth-floor, 6000sqft penthouse into an exclusive pop-up lounge featuring a live set by Spam Allstars. Space is limited, so RSVP to penthouse.sessions@raleighhotel.com.

The Raleigh

Party like a rock star at the Penthouse Sessions The Raleigh The hotel is turning its eighth-floor, 6000sqft penthouse into an exclusive pop-up lounge featuring a live set by Spam Allstars. Space is limited, so RSVP to penthouse.sessions@raleighhotel.com.

House Of Horror

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Sep 24 Thu

Turn nightmares into reality! House of Horror is back with 30+ rooms and 10 chambers of terror on two acres. If you just want the carnie experience, there’ll be food, games, live music, and Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling, which, alone, is terrifying.

Miami International Mall

Turn nightmares into reality! Miami International Mall House of Horror is back with 30+ rooms and 10 chambers of terror on two acres. If you just want the carnie experience, there’ll be food, games, live music, and Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling, which, alone, is terrifying.

The Wynwood Yard

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Oct 1-Jul 1

Chill at The Wynwood Yard Here’s another reason to stay in Miami -- a pop-up gathering space with four rotating food trucks, bars, events, fitness classes, and more, all around a green space with shade for hanging out.
 

The Wynwood Yard

Chill at The Wynwood Yard The Wynwood Yard Here’s another reason to stay in Miami -- a pop-up gathering space with four rotating food trucks, bars, events, fitness classes, and more, all around a green space with shade for hanging out.
 

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Oct 1 Thu

See things that go bump in the night Say hello to the first annual Popcorn Frights Film Fest, the area’s only horror festival featuring flicks like Tales of Halloween, The Diabolical, Howl, and Bone Tomahawk. Plus, Pollo Tropical is catering Thursday’s opening dinner reception.

O Cinema Wynwood

See things that go bump in the night O Cinema Wynwood Say hello to the first annual Popcorn Frights Film Fest, the area’s only horror festival featuring flicks like Tales of Halloween, The Diabolical, Howl, and Bone Tomahawk. Plus, Pollo Tropical is catering Thursday’s opening dinner reception.

Craft Spirits Festival

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Oct 8 Thu

Hit the Craft Spirits Festival Learn to drink like a professional from professionals at a lively week of events including Women, Whiskey & Wieners and Dinner & Dranks. It ends with the Grand Tasting, offering unlimited samples of the best rum, vodka, whisky, and gin. There will also be food, coffee, and cigars.

Various locations

Hit the Craft Spirits Festival Various locations Learn to drink like a professional from professionals at a lively week of events including Women, Whiskey & Wieners and Dinner & Dranks. It ends with the Grand Tasting, offering unlimited samples of the best rum, vodka, whisky, and gin. There will also be food, coffee, and cigars.

Rod Deal

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Oct 9-11

Get your music + art + tech fix in Wynwood At the dope III Points Festival, expect performances by Neon Indian, Nicolas Jaar, Panda Bear, Toro y Moi, Ghostface Killah, and 100 more acts, plus art by ICA Miami, tech talks, BBQs, and exclusive film screenings.

Mana Wynwood Production Village

Get your music + art + tech fix in Wynwood Mana Wynwood Production Village At the dope III Points Festival, expect performances by Neon Indian, Nicolas Jaar, Panda Bear, Toro y Moi, Ghostface Killah, and 100 more acts, plus art by ICA Miami, tech talks, BBQs, and exclusive film screenings.

Rod Deal

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Oct 11 Sun

Dale croquetica Croquetas, they’re a Miami thing. And no one knows them better than the Burger Beast. He’s bringing the best under one roof for the 2nd edition of Croquetapalooza, where there will also be a Croqueta Eating Contest refereed by Fatgirl Hedonist.

Magic City Casino

Dale croquetica Magic City Casino Croquetas, they’re a Miami thing. And no one knows them better than the Burger Beast. He’s bringing the best under one roof for the 2nd edition of Croquetapalooza, where there will also be a Croqueta Eating Contest refereed by Fatgirl Hedonist.

Joe’s Stone Crab

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Oct 15-May 15

Eat stone crab After SOBEWFF, this is the happiest time of the year for foodies. Pro tip: wait times get long, so get to the restaurant right when it opens at 5pm to get seated quickly.

Joe’s Stone Crab

Eat stone crab Joe’s Stone Crab After SOBEWFF, this is the happiest time of the year for foodies. Pro tip: wait times get long, so get to the restaurant right when it opens at 5pm to get seated quickly.

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Oct 16 Fri

Do the Monster Mash While the animals sleep, the humans will take over and, well, party like animals at the Monster Masquerade. $65 gets you food, drinks like Bacardi’s The Bat Bite, and access to Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House, a 7,000sqft haunted house.

Zoo Miami

Do the Monster Mash Zoo Miami While the animals sleep, the humans will take over and, well, party like animals at the Monster Masquerade. $65 gets you food, drinks like Bacardi’s The Bat Bite, and access to Dr. Wilde’s Creepy House, a 7,000sqft haunted house.

Flickr/Wagner T. Cassimiro "Aranha"

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Oct 17 Sat

Drink ALL the pumpkin beers Down 300+ samples of beer at Grovetoberfest with thousands of your closest friends, and the best brewers/chefs, from Miami.

Peacock Park

Drink ALL the pumpkin beers Peacock Park Down 300+ samples of beer at Grovetoberfest with thousands of your closest friends, and the best brewers/chefs, from Miami.

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Oct 18 Sun

Eat at the seafood festival At the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival, try seafood styles from the American South, Caribbean, Northeast, and Latin America. Then, head to the Grove Wharf to buy stuff to take home.

Peacock Park

Eat at the seafood festival Peacock Park At the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival, try seafood styles from the American South, Caribbean, Northeast, and Latin America. Then, head to the Grove Wharf to buy stuff to take home.

Courtesy of Hess Wines South Beach Seafood Festival

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Oct 21-24

Crash the Hess Wines South Beach Seafood Festival Celebrate South Florida seafood at another fish-based festival that includes live music, culinary and mixology demos, events like Cooking & Cocktails and a Chef Showdown, and tons of stone crab.

Various locations

Crash the Hess Wines South Beach Seafood Festival Various locations Celebrate South Florida seafood at another fish-based festival that includes live music, culinary and mixology demos, events like Cooking & Cocktails and a Chef Showdown, and tons of stone crab.

Deering Estate

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Oct 24 Sat

Wine and dine under the Harvest Moon Musical performances, haunting vignettes from American literary classics, and a contemporary group art exhibit are just the appetizers for spookily good vittles by Bulla, Devon Seafood + Steak, The Local, and Station 5.

The Deering Estate at Cutler

Wine and dine under the Harvest Moon The Deering Estate at Cutler Musical performances, haunting vignettes from American literary classics, and a contemporary group art exhibit are just the appetizers for spookily good vittles by Bulla, Devon Seafood + Steak, The Local, and Station 5.

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Oct 29-Jan 3

Celebrate Christmas before Halloween Yep, Santa’s Enchanted Forest is back and earlier than ever with 100+ skeptically safe rides, infinity twinkle lights, and the area’s largest Christmas tree. Just don’t hate us for getting their jingle stuck in your head.

Tropical Park

Celebrate Christmas before Halloween Tropical Park Yep, Santa’s Enchanted Forest is back and earlier than ever with 100+ skeptically safe rides, infinity twinkle lights, and the area’s largest Christmas tree. Just don’t hate us for getting their jingle stuck in your head.

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Oct 30 Fri

Celebrate Halloween on a mega yacht Want proof we do it better in Miami? How about Halloween on a boat with two levels, four DJs, and a SKY Deck overlooking Biscayne Bay (the perfect spot for the fireworks show). They’re also giving away comp party favors.

SeaFair Mega Yacht

Celebrate Halloween on a mega yacht SeaFair Mega Yacht Want proof we do it better in Miami? How about Halloween on a boat with two levels, four DJs, and a SKY Deck overlooking Biscayne Bay (the perfect spot for the fireworks show). They’re also giving away comp party favors.

Savor The Season

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Nov 14 Sat

Savor the holiday season Savor the Season is a spirited celebration to get everyone into the holiday mood with food from awesome restaurants like 15th & Vine and D-Dog House, drinks, and the lighting of the 40-foot wreath on Brickell World Plaza.

600 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33133

Savor the holiday season 600 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33133 Savor the Season is a spirited celebration to get everyone into the holiday mood with food from awesome restaurants like 15th & Vine and D-Dog House, drinks, and the lighting of the 40-foot wreath on Brickell World Plaza.

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Nov 18 Wed

Get healthy at SEED Food & Wine Festival The Festival is a weekend-long adventure through conscious, sustainable plant-based living via cooking demos, a Veggie Burger Battle, chef dinners, yoga, urban gardening, and a 5K SEED Run. Mason jar salads, nom nom nom!

Various locations throughout Miami

Get healthy at SEED Food & Wine Festival Various locations throughout Miami The Festival is a weekend-long adventure through conscious, sustainable plant-based living via cooking demos, a Veggie Burger Battle, chef dinners, yoga, urban gardening, and a 5K SEED Run. Mason jar salads, nom nom nom!