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Trick or Treat!
Halloween is Friday, Oct. 31 and boy is it hip to be fun to be scared. Check out these chilling activities and resources sure to make your Halloween the spookiest and safest ever.
This year Veterans Day will be observed on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Join Miami-Dade County and the rest of your community by taking part in events and activities to remembering the sacrifices of our military personnel.
Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 27 this year. Before you celebrate the holiday with your loved ones, read up on activities and resources ensure that your Turkey Day is the best ever.
Fall season is a time for celebrating, and Miami-Dade County has plenty of ideas to help you and your family enjoy it. Find a variety of activities, events and safety tips in order to make this fall season one to remember.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Go pink for the cause and join the community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.
You can also help make a difference by donating.
Exercise democracy and vote in the Nov. 4 General Election, where many important races, including the Florida Governor’s race, and ballot questions will be decided. Early Voting takes place Oct. 20 – Nov. 2 at 25 different locations. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Oct. 29. View your sample ballot, find your voting precinct and know everything you need to Be Election Ready.
- Read more on the Elections website
Fall back in time
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2. That means you'll have to remember to set your clock one hour back before you go to bed. The good news is you get a bonus hour of sleep. Sweet dreams.
Ribfest returns Oct. 31-Nov. 2
So you want your baby-back, baby-back, baby-back ribs? Come 'n get 'em at Ribfest, which arrives at Zoo Miami from Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Enjoy award-winning barbecue as some of the finest ribbers in the country compete for ''Best Barbecue'' bragging rights. As always, the event features live music performed by some of South Florida's most popular rock and country bands. Plus, check out beer-inspired cooking demonstrations and pairings and Florida-harvested goods at the Farmers Market. Get a combo or VIP ticket package for the best value.
Performances at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
Theater, jazz, visual arts, dance, classical music, comedy – even barbershop singing! The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center offers endless entertainment and culture this fall.
Discounted performances and admission for students through Culture Shock Miami
Culture Shock Miami offers students ages 13-22 with $5 tickets to museums, performances and much more. Better yet, a second $5 ticket can be purchased for an individual of any age to join them!
Exhibitions at History Miami
- Spend a day in the life at History Miami's Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles! The Fab Four exhibition runs from Oct. 10-Jan. 18.
- American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music captures the music and musicians from five American cities, including Miami, and it runs through Oct. 26.
- Catch Cuban-American photographer Mario Algaze's exhibition A Respect for Light, featuring more than 150 black and white images.
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