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The Shelborne is ideally located to take advantage of nightlife, business and leisure attractions in the Miami South Beach area. Check out the local destination guide for attractions and events in the greater Miami area.

Miami Beach Nightlife is plentiful. Whether you are into clubbing or are looking for a quiet, intimate dinner and the symphony, Miami Beach offers up a cornucopia of entertainment venues sure to appeal to all tastes. The Shelborne concierge will be happy to assist you further with all of your special needs.

Several sports teams call South Florida home. During your stay at the Shelborne enjoy a great football or baseball game at Landshark Stadium, or watch the Heat at the American Airlines Arena.

Be sure to contact the Shelborne concierge for any assistance you may need.

Attractions


Guide - Events - Best of the City

Harvest Craft Festival

About:
10901 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165 305-223-7060

Description: If arts and crafts is one of your choice-pastimes, the annual Harvest Festival is right around the corner. Don't miss out on this two-day event, featuring more than 300 craft dealers with items on display to peruse or purchase. From one-of-a-kind creations to antique finds, enjoy the arts with more than just collectibles. Take a gander at the vintage car show, view historical reenactments, listen to live music by local bands and snack on an array of food and beverages.

Hours:
November 17 - November 18, 2012

Website:
Visit Harvest Craft Festival Online

InterContinental Make-A-Wish Ball

About:
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131 305-577-1000

Description: As the holiday season approaches, South Florida philanthropists are in search of a worthy cause to support. The Annual InterContinental Make-A-Wish Ball invites charitable contributors, socialites, VIPs, celebs and others for an enchanted evening, which will add to the organization's excess of $6 million raised since the gala's inception. Granting more than 1,200 wishes to deserved children of the community, the soiree has hosted Natalie Cole, Sharon Stone, Wyclef Jean, Venus and Serena Williams, Sex and the City's Candace Bushnell. The 2011 auction was emceed by Burn Notice star Gabrielle Anwar who added to a long list of hopeful benefactors and honorary chairs contributing to the year's shining night.

Hours:
November 3, 2012

Website:
Visit InterContinental Make-A-Wish Ball Online

Jazz at MOCA

About:
770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL 33161 305-893-6211

Description: This popular series draws loyal crowds each month. They come, no doubt, for the lovely setting and the outstanding lineup of musicians. If you're making plans to attend, go ahead and \\\"romance it up\\\" some ­ pack up a blanket, picnic basket and a bottle of wine. Previous artists include Michael Orta and Rafael Sanchez. NB Lawn chairs are welcome; smoking is not.

Hours:
June 29 - August 31, 2012

Website:
Visit Jazz at MOCA Online

Miami Book Fair International

About:
300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132 305-237-3258

Description: Bookworms reunite! The Annual Miami Book Fair International is approaching. With hundreds of noted authors in attendance, like previous festival attendees Dave Barry, Sandra Cisneros, Matt Groening, Frank McCourt, Amy Tan and more, Miami Dade College welcomes readers and writers for a weeklong showcase of all things books. Enjoy live readings, book signings, the popular street fair, and a tribute to comics and other graphic novels. Fun for the entire family, the yearly event attracts prospects from literary and fine arts for an all-encompassing festival holding your suspense through its conclusion.

Hours:
November 11 - November 18, 2012

Website:
Visit Miami Book Fair International Online

Miami International Wine Fair

About:
1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Description: Wine tastings, a food and wine pairing competition and professional chef cookoff are among the events at this splendid fair. Top sommeliers, chefs and restaurateurs participate, and in addition to the public events, there are special meetings for those in the trade.

Hours:
September 14 - September 16, 2012

Website:
Visit Miami International Wine Fair Online

Miami Spice

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Various restaurants, Miami, FL 305-539-3000

Description: No, it's not Miami's fair weather (or even the Marlins or Dolphins!) that generates all the buzz in the late summer -- it's a month-long event called Miami Spice. During this time, more than 50 top-flight restaurants offer amazing prix fixe menus for unbelievable discounts of 25 to 60% off regular prices.

Hours:
August 1 - September 30, 2012

Website:
Visit Miami Spice Online

Oktoberfest

About:
60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-774-1883

Description: You're planning a trip to Miami during Oktoberfest, and it's too late to go all the way to Germany, huh? Well, have no fear, brats and beers are here! Join the family at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus for their take on the event, the Coral Gables way. Dig into a slew of German dishes, sip some brews and dance to the live music at the annual fall festival. Feel free to come back for seconds if you fancy, the fest is going strong for twelve whole days. Hey, it might not be an entire month, but it's better than sipping Natty Light in the back of your Chevy, right folks? Admission is free, the tab is up to you.

Hours:
September 2012, October 2012

Website:
Visit Oktoberfest Online

Optic Nerve X

About:
770 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL 33161 305-893-6211

Description: If you like the unexpected, sometimes shocking quality of indie art, mark your calendar for this one-night film festival. Representing the cutting edge of the regional arts scene, all films are created within the past two years and last no longer than five minutes each.

Hours:
September 14, 2012

Website:
Visit Optic Nerve X Online

Ramble ­ A Garden Festival

About:
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156 305-667-1651

Description: This popular family festival dates back to 1941 when Nell Jennings, wife of Fairchild Tropical Garden founder Colonel Robert H. Montgomery, organized the first fundraising event to buy a truck for the garden. The unique ambience of the Ramble blends old traditions and new introductions, offering residents and visitors a festival of plants, garden accessories, exhibits, shopping, food, music, and activities for children and adults.

Hours:
November 9 - November 11, 2012

Website:
Visit Ramble ­ A Garden Festival Online

The Summer Groove

About:
601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 786-777-1000

Description: Sponsored by the Miami's Heat's Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade, Zo's Summer Groove is a three-day fundraiser for children's charities. For families and fans, watching Zo, D-Wade and other NBA greats on the court is the highlight of the week. Not to mention, the game kicks off with a free block party featuring refreshments and kid-friendly entertainment.

Hours:
July 20 - July 22, 2012

Website:
Visit The Summer Groove Online