Welcome to Miami, where the sun shines bright, and the party never stops. As Spring Break 2024 approaches, there are so many things to do in Miami and Coconut Grove so get ready for three weeks of non-stop festivities in this melting pot of cultures. Whether you’re here to dance on the iconic South Beach, explore the artistic enclaves of Wynwood and Coconut Grove, or indulge in luxury stays, this guide unlocks the magic for your most epic spring break yet.
The Coconut Grove Film Festival
The Coconut Grove Film Festival, hosted by the Voices Beyond Borders Art Foundation, celebrates global cinema with a special focus on Latin American and Florida filmmakers. This non-profit event takes place in historic Coconut Grove, Miami, uniting diverse cultures through film. Experience luxury movie-going at Cinépolis Coconut Grove, where McFarlane meets Grand Avenue, and join us in fostering dialogue and social change. Mark your calendars for this inspiring cinematic journey starting January 12th at the inaugural festival.
60th annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Don’t miss the 60th annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival (February 17-19, 2024), where over 280 artists gather to display works across visual arts, culinary, and performing arts. The three-day festival takes place along McFarlane Road and South Bayshore Drive, perfect for families and art lovers to take in stunning works while enjoying live music and food. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on February 17 and 18 and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on February 19.
Spring Break in South Beach
South Beach Comes Alive (March 4 – 24, 2024) – Mark your calendars – spring break in Miami spans March 4th to the 24th this year. South Beach transforms into a carnival-like atmosphere with beach parties from 10 AM to sunset daily. Picture world-famous DJs like David Guetta and Kygo spinning as beachgoers dance the days away. At night, Ocean Drive and Espanola Way come alive with special events at Mango’s Tropical Cafe, crowds at Wet Willie’s, and themed parties until the early morning at Nikki Beach Club.
Montreux Jazz Festival
Discover fresh talent at the debut Montreux Jazz Festival from March 1-3, 2024 at The Hangar in Coconut Grove. Catch intimate sets from pianist Jon Batiste, Brazilian icon Daniela Mercury, and over 40 jazz acts in this new 1,500 seat venue. Festival goers will also experience sunset concerts featuring emerging artists, the Legendary Montreux Jam Session and curated dining options from some of Miami’s best restaurants. The Hangar is located at 3385 Pan American Dr, Miami, FL 33133. It is part of the Coconut Grove coastline in Regatta Harbour.
Spring Break in Coconut Grove
Explore the Anhinga Trail in the Everglades to observe exotic birds and wildlife. Experience the diverse flora and fauna at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Coconut Grove. At the Biscayne Nature Center, delve into the underwater world of seagrasses in search of seahorses. Alternatively, consider fostering a kitten for a unique spring break experience. Miami-Dade County presents a variety of budget-friendly, educational, and enjoyable activities for families during the upcoming Spring Break from March 29 to April 4, many of which also offer online options.
Where to Stay for Spring Break in Miami
Located in Coconut Grove, a few steps from Cocowalk Shopping Center, Mr. C Miami – Coconut Grove has accommodations with free bikes, private parking, a fitness center, and a garden. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service, and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi. The property provides evening entertainment and a concierge service. The hotel features 100 guestrooms and suites with private outdoor terraces, a new Italian dining concept with indoor and outdoor seating, and its rooftop, Bellini Restaurant and Bar, will provide guests with attentive European service, complemented by luxury accommodations and amenities.