The Best Arts and Entertainment in Miami
The best activities for art lovers are throughout Miami’s downtown area. There’s entertainment all over the city. Whether you consider yourself an artist yourself, of if you just appreciate creative passion, Miami’s best cultural activities cater to everyone. Try a ballet performance, a boutique movie theater, a entertaining casino night, an art-focused baseball stadium or a dolphin show. The historic theaters downtown and the secret spots on the beach will never leave you bored in Miami.
1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
The Miami Beach Cinematheque is an intimate theater in South Beach that’s housed in the former City Hall, built by Carl Fischer in 1927. Now home of the Miami Beach Film Society, which screens independent and experimental movies and film classics to a seated audience of just 50, the space has been restored and renovated into an amazing cinema, gallery, bookstore, library, and café. The building also hosts art exhibitions, live performances, and mini movie festivals.
450 NW 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33125, USA
The Magic City Casino in Miami features over 800 Las Vegas style slot machines, an 18-table Poker Room, outdoor concert amphitheater, seasonal live greyhound racing, multiple food and beverage outlets, and diverse entertainment schedule. Casino highlights include game favorites such as Wheel of Fortune, Wizard of Oz and Quick Hits. There is also a historic racetrack onsite. For over 50 years, Flagler Dog Track has been the premiere greyhound racing facility in the Magic City, showcasing some of the world’s finest greyhounds and simulcasting of live horse and greyhound racing from around the world. The casino is conveniently located less than three miles away from Miami International Airport.
501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125, USA
The state-of-the-art, 36,700-seat Marlins Park in the heart of Downtown is the home of the Miami Marlins baseball team. It has a retractable roof that takes just 13 minutes to go from fully closed to fully open, and there’s a floor-to-ceiling glass-walled concourse that overlooks glittery downtown Miami. The venue also houses a nightclub and several bars and restaurants—even one with a swimming pool. Take a group tour to see one of the country’s most high-tech baseball fields up close, including the field, the clubhouse, the batting cage area, the home run sculpture, the bobblehead museum—and the aquarium at home plate.