October Events You Can’t Miss!
Throughout October you will come across plenty of activities worth participating in. If you feel overwhelmed and want a simplified list with great suggestions continue to read!
Event Type – Cultural
October 6-10 : Italian Film Festival $12
Starting on October 6 until October 10 you will be able to enjoy a portion of Italian culture. The Colony Theatre at Lincoln road with be displaying amazing Italian short films and documentaries for just $12.
October 8 : Miami Carnival Parade and Concert $30
Enjoy the Caribbean culture at the Miami Carnival. The event will take place at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds. You will be able to eat authentic Caribbean meals, listen to music, take part in live parades and contests, and even dress in masquerade style clothing.
October 13-15 and 20-22 : Oktoberfest Miami $5-10
Celebrate authentic German culture in South Florida. At the event you will find food, drinks, games, live bands from Germany and Austria, and folk dancing.
October 21-22 : Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival FREE
If you are interested in celebrating Hispanic culture you can do so at the Coral Gables Hispanic cultural festival. This free event will be filled with food, music, art, and more!
Event Type – Food and Drinks
October 14 : Grovetoberfest $44-$89
Become a part of the Grovetoberfest-ivities! At Florida’s largest craft beer festival you will have the chance to try an unlimited number of brew samples. The event will be held at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove.
October 14-15 : Redland Growfest $8
Interested in gardening or cooking but need help doing so? Come out to the Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead for workshops and helpful cooking demonstrations. You will surely leave inspired and ready to use your new tips.
October 14-21 : South Beach Seafood Week $45
The South Beach Seafood Festival, also known as the Sobe Food Fest, is back. The event will be held at Lummus Park in South Beach. Enjoy beautiful views and amazing food!
October 21-22 : Coconut Grove Seafood Festival $15
Seafood lovers rejoice! The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is back and this year it’s taking place at the waterfront Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. Taste delectable dishes by some of Miami’s hottest chefs.
Event Type – Arts
October 7-8 : The Falls Festival of the Arts FREE
The Falls Mall will be hosting a free art festival. You will be able to enjoy artwork from more than 100 artists, play games, decorate pumpkin decorating, and much more!
October 13-15 : III Points Festival $190
The III Points Festival, held at Mana Wynwood, will be filled with great artwork. Not only that but there will be lectures, parties, and performances. This festival is a must, so don’t be the one to miss out!
Event Type – Fitness
October 7 : Burger King Beach Run $30
Combine your love for beaches and running at the Burger King Beach Run. This 5-10k run will occur at Lummus Park in Miami Beach.
October 14 : Race for the Cure FREE
Join a helpful cause and help gain funds to support breast cancer research. Race for the Cure will be held at Bayfront Park. Come out and support!
October 22 : Ironman Miami $335
For those who believe one sport is not enough, take the chance to participate in this hear-pumping triathlon!