What to Expect in Miami for the Month of May

May is very busy month for Miami. It is loaded with an array of events, from orchid show to other various activities that are sure to captivate a broad range of interest among its visitors. Check out the various upcoming events this May as you visit the wonderful paradise of Miami.
Miami Museum Month: May 1 – 31

Miami is enriched with its historical culture and in order to celebrate this gift of cultural wealth, you can opt to join the Miami Museum Month and get to experience “museum hopping”. The list of participating museums are HistoryMiami, Miami Children’s Museum, Pérez Art Museum Miami and many more, each are sure to offer great deals during this month-long celebration.

Orange Bowl Paddle Championship: May 7

The Windhaven Orange Bowl Paddle Championship is a charity–driven event with a focus on children and community. All funds raised by the event will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami to fund mentorship activities in the area. Starting point of the registration is at Miami Marine Stadium at around 7:30 a.m. and the races begin at 9 a.m. Be sure to register starting with a fee of $65 per person and experience the adrenaline rush!

Brew at the Zoo: May 7

New Times 8th Annual Brew at the Zoo is back! Miami’s largest beer festival returns to Zoo Miami on Saturday, May 7 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy food and over a hundred local, international and craft beers. Every ticket will give you that amazing zoo experience Zoo Miami has to offer.

Mother’s Day: May 8

Who wouldn’t want to give their mother an unforgettable treat this upcoming Mother’s day? Celebrate the gift of motherhood by treating your mom to a short but memorable trip to Miami for a special family lunch or even an excellent Sunday brunch that your mom has been yearning for. Miami is indeed the place to be when celebrating special family moments like Mother’s day, so come and visit!

Aqua Girl: May 11 – 15

Calling all gorgeous ladies. Here’s a fun and wonderful event made especially for you. Aqua Girl is a week-long celebration of women, wellness and equality. Women who will participate will surely enjoy the parties ahead, good music, live comedy stand-ups , dining ventures and VIP treatment. It is also a fund-raising event and proceeds will be given to Aqua Foundation to be allotted for scholarship grants and funds for promotion of LGBT rights. Tickets start at $95 per person, so what are you waiting for, book your tickets now.

Redland International Orchid Show: May 13 – 15

This American Orchid Society-judged event is the largest annual orchid show in the U.S., featuring over 50 booths of educational exhibits and orchid vendors. The event will feature orchids, plants and supplies for sale, as well as lectures by experts, raffles and international food. The event will start from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a rate of $10 per person.

Memorial Day: May 30

Memorial Day is a federal holiday dedicated to giving tribute to those who offered their life while serving in the armed forces. It’s also the informal kick-off for summer vacation season! Visit Miami, and find a number of ways to commemorate this three-day weekend.