Ladies ‘Spring’ into action on Miami Beach this year

Spring is for the ladies of Miami Beach as a slew of activities and events that cater to female residents and travelers take place across the city from April to May. From the Ocean Drive Girlfriends Getaway Weekend at the Loews Hotel to a Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, there is something for everyone here. “Miami Beach is the perfect destination for female travelers,” says Jeff Lehman, Chair, Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority. “Not only are there fun, inclusive and entertaining events here but our city is safe, clean and very walk-able, a cinch to navigate so that you can cover as many events as possible in a short period of time.”

To that end, please see below a list of upcoming Spring events on Miami Beach that may be particularly appealing to women travelers and residents who want to put their Spring into high gear this year.

Miami Beach Polo World Cup

April 24-28, 2013

Want to see men riding horses on the beach? Then come to this international polo tournament featuring teams from around the world. The event kicks off with South Beach Women’s Polo Cup V Women’s Welcome and Cocktail Hour at the James Royal Palm.

Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend: A Weekend of Sipping, Shopping, Spa-ing, Indulging and more

April 26-28, 2013

Ocean Drive Magazine and Loews Miami Beach Hotel bring the 4th annual ultimate Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend! Girlfriends to South Beach. Ladies looking for some much-needed girl time will enjoy a three day/two night stay with all the activities that will nourish the girlfriend spirit both inside and outside.

Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

April 26 – May 5, 2013

Screening outstanding films that provide perspectives on the GLBT experience.

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival encourages a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer varied perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. The festival has grown from a 3 day event in which 25 films were presented to the current format of 10 days with over 65 films.

Mother’s Day Events in Miami

May 12, 2013

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend in Miami Beach with brunch and other relaxing activities on Miami Beach.


• Oliver’s

• 660 @ The Angler’s

• Clarke’s

• The Front Porch Cafe

• Palace bar


• The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

• Elle Spa

• The Palms Hotel & Spa

• Nirvana Spa

• The Setai

• All-Suite Oceanfront Hotel & Spa

Miami Beach


• DecoBike Miami Beach

• New World Symphony – Wallcasts™

• South Pointe Park

• South Beach Kayak

Aqua Girl, A Party For a Cause

May 15-19, 2013     

The 13th year of Aqua Girl® continues to attract women from around the world. At Aqua Girl® there is something for everyone. There are dance parties, a comedy show, live music, pool parties, a bowlathon, a jazz brunch, a dine-out event, a VIP reception, celebrity meet-and-greets, and so much more.

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The 3rd Annual South Beach Seafood Festival, presented by Hess Wines and hosted by Coca-Cola, will hit the sands of South Beach October 21-24, 2015, with the main festival to be held Saturday, October 24 from 1-9PM at 7th and Ocean Drive in Lummus Park. Events will be happening all week to showcase the great local culinary talent of Miami and Miami Beach and kick off Miami’s favorite season, Stone Crab Season. Events will be happening all week to showcase the great local culinary talent of Miami and Miami Beach and kick off Miami’s favorite season, Stone Crab Season. Events will begin on Wednesday night with the Hess Select Wine Pairing Evening at Joe’s Stone Crab, Thursday night is the GOYA Foods’s Cooking & Cocktails Interactive Dinner, hosted by STOLI, the Vodka, Friday night is the annual Chef Showdown, sponsored by Range Rover, Whole Foods, & Bacardi, and Saturday features the all-day South Beach Seafood Festival. In addition to promoting all the local culinary talent in the area, the event benefits Community Initiatives Foundation in support of the EAT SMART Campaign to fight against childhood hunger, childhood obesity, and assisting the community to find the perfect balance through nutritional awareness & individual development in Miami Dade County. The festival is proud to announce the current participating restaurants at this year’s Main Event, the Saturday All Day Festival. What makes us unique? These top Miami restaurants and chefs will pop up mini café’s on the sand to create not a sampling event, but an EATING Paradise with over 50 Menu Items for seafoodies to choose from and indulge for ONE Day Only. This year’s participating restaurants at the Saturday October 24th festival include Joe’s Stone Crabs, Naked Taco, Red, the Steakhouse, Smith & Wollensky, Red Fish Grill, CJs Crab Shack, Drunken Dragon, A Fish Called Avalon, Oceanaire, City Hall the Restaurant, CIBO, Tarpon Bend, Poseidon, and Whole Foods. Guests will dive in to items like Stone Crabs, Lobster Waffle Cones, Steak & Lobster Skewers, Shrimp Tacos, Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, Gyros, Crab Cakes, Grouper in a Bag, Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese and more. These delicious menu items are available for guests between $5-$10. Thousands will flock to the sands of SoBe on October 24th to experience these seasonal selections of Miami’s top chefs and restaurants. The festival also features live music, culinary and mixology demonstrations, a kids zone, health village, and VIP hospitality benefits for the all access guests. There is fun for all ages with countless interactive zones, retail villages, and more. Festival major sponsors include title sponsor, Hess Select Wines, supporting title sponsors, Premier Beverage, Bacardi, Stoli the Vodka, and Herradura, presenting sponsors Coca-Cola, GOYA, Range Rover and the Warren Henry Automotive Group, and hosting sponsors Heineken Light and Whole Foods Market, among others. For a limited time- EARLY BITE Tickets start at $25 Festival Access. This year, ALL Festival Access tickets include complimentary all day open bar*. For more information & to purchase tickets, please visit, follow us @SobeSeafoodFeston Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Check out our #SobeSeafood! To celebrate this announcement, Sobe Seafood Fest in partnership with Guerra Marketing is launching a giveaway contest valued at $3,800. Get ready to enter to win the: CHEF STONEY’S #AREYOUSHUCKINGME VIP EXPERIENCE, which includes package tickets for the VIP tickets for the weekend events, a 2 night stay at the W Hotel South Beach, restaurant certificates, Hess Wine gift baskets, beach lounges, Boucher Brothers Management jetski rides, cooking classes, and more.

3rd Annual South Beach Seafood Festival returns

The 3rd Annual South Beach Seafood Festival, presented by Hess Wines and hosted by Coca-Cola, ...