Art Deco Weekend Festival
Started by the Miami Design Preservation League and going strong for more than a quarter century, the Art Deco Weekend Festival, heralding Miami's Art Deco era (roughly from 1925 to 1945), brims with events including tours, lectures, films, music, a parade, and more. Call (305) 672-2014 for more information.
This modern and contemporary art show features more than 100 international galleries, mostly from Latin America and Spain. Call (866) 727-7953 or (216) 750-4620 for more information.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade
Commencing from 10th Avenue in Liberty City, the parade, comprised of residents, marching bands, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, police officers and representatives of community organizations, proceeds up Northwest 54th Street, ending at the Festival in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park which features a kids' area, food and vendor stands. Call (305) 835-2464 for more information.
FedEx Orange Bowl Classic
This collegiate gridiron bowl between the Atlantic Coast and Big East conferences plays out at Dolphins Stadium. Call (305) 341-4700 for more information.
Taste of the Garden
During the last week in January, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts a culinary festival represented by Miami's finest restaurants and wine merchants, with complimentary valet parking, live music and auctions. Call (305) 673-7256 for more information.
ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon
ING sponsors annual marathons which start at American Airlines Arena and end at Bayfront Park, a 26.2 mile course, over the last weekend in January. Call (305) 278-8668 for more information.