This October, the South Beach Seafood Festival is back in Miami for its seventh delicious year! The festival consists of a variety of events intended to showcase the top culinary talent in South Florida. Guests of the festival are treated to the best seafood South Florida has to offer and will be on hand for the beginning of stone crab season. This is not your average seafood festival!
The South Beach Seafood Festival has received recognition from many respected sources. USA Today lists the Seafood Festival as a top-five specialty festival in the United States. The Travel Channel recognizes the event as the nation’s top seafood festival.
This year’s South Beach Seafood Festival begins on Tuesday, October 22 and ends on Friday, October 26. The festival will span four city blocks and is projected to attract more than 14,000 seafood lovers. The festival will welcome over 14,000 attendees, all enjoying the many tasty treats on offer, as well as 30+ complimentary bars, games, culinary demos, and live music across three stages.
Accommodations in South Beach
South Beach is a top tourist attraction in the United States. Visitors from out of town can access the city easily from Miami International Airport. Hotel accommodations are plentiful. The Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami is a great choice for people searching for hotels in Miami Beach. It’s
located in the heart of South Beach and it features a unique rooftop pool, well-appointed fitness center, spa, and more. The 1 Hotel South Beach is a singular accommodation designed using unique, reclaimed materials. It has several on-site restaurants, offers events like bicycle tours and paddleboard yoga, and a lavish pool.
Things to Do in South Beach
The South Beach area of Miami Beach is a year-round haven for tourists. There are many things to do in the South Beach area while you are taking a break from the South Beach Seafood Festival.
Art Deco District
The Art Deco walking tour is one and a half miles long and provides guests with a good look at the architectural styles that are popular in the Historic District of Miami Beach. Restaurants, hotels, and various commercial buildings are part of the tour and the interiors of some of these structures will be examined.
Lincoln Road Mall
Lincoln Road Mall offers visitors in South Beach eight blocks of retail therapy. Visitors to the mall will find outdoor dining, upscale shops, and a thriving nightlife scene.
This public beach park is 177 acres in size and is operated by Miami Dade-County. The 1.4 miles of beachfront that houses the park was purchased by the Dade County Commission in 1940 and the park’s construction began a year later.
North Beach Bandshell
This open-air amphitheater is located in the North Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach and hosts a variety of music and dance events. Popular events held at North Beach Bandshell are the Miami Lyric Opera and the Reggae Music Festival.
Miami Beach Marina
Visitors to the Marina can enjoy cruises and tours that include fishing, snorkeling, sightseeing, and dinner. Concierges are available to help guests choose between speedboat, duck tours, and charter boats.
South Pointe Park
This 17-acre park is located at the southern portion of South Beach. The park has a fishing pier, beaches, and walking paths for the enjoyment of visitors.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden The Botanical Garden is a six-minute drive from Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami. The garden is two and a half acres in sizes and features a wide variety of subtropical plants from many exotic locations.