Southeast Florida is the most populous Region in Florida and includes Miami, Fort Lauderdale and the Palm Beaches. The diversity of the region ranges from the latin influence, art deco flair, boating and fishing communities.
The only water park within the City of Miami, offering four pools, two slide pools, one for toddlers, one for older children and adults, a recreation pool and a lazy river, all ages can come and cool off in the summer months.
The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event held each year in June in Miami, Florida. Festivals began in 1997 dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent, and supporting emerging artists to diversify the images and storytellers working in the entertainment industry.
North America’ largest Caribbean music festival Best of the Best Concert (BOTB) returns to the striking landscapes of Bayfront Park and the Miami Beach skyline with a huge lineup of artists featuring pop, R&B, socca, reggae, hip hop and Caribbean music.
The Borscht Film Festival is a non-profit semi-annual event held at iconic Miami venues that commissions, produces, and showcases work by emerging regional filmmakers. To showcase the city in a more interesting way then it is typically depicted in movies, this 5 day extravaganza is a chance for local professionals and emerging Miami artists to exhibit films that tell unique Miami stories.
Florida Atlantic University was founded in 1964 in Boca Raton as a university that would revolutionize the higher learning institutions by offering an option for all students and not just the wealthy. FAU also was first in introducing college education to the information age.
Today Florida Atlantic University serves over 27,000 students on 7 campuses and sites. FAU has more than 180 degree programs, and is ranked as the most ethnically and culturally diverse institution in the Florida's State University System.
Florida International University opened it's doors in 1972 in Miami with the largest opening day enrollment in U.S. collegiate history. Today FIU has more than 38,000 students and is ranked in the top 25 largest colleges in the U.S. based on enrollment.
Location: The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Everyone is invited to build, play, and put their work on display while being inspired by life-sized LEGO creations featuring everything from Marvel Comics superheroes to Star Wars to Disney Princesses to safari animals. And best of all, it's free!
The mission of Miami Film Festival is to bridge cultural understanding and encourage artistic development by provoking thought through film. By bringing the best of world cinema to Miami, the Festival presents the city and the film industry with a singular platform that fosters creative and technical talent.
Federally recognized Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida is located in the Florida Everglades in Miami, Florida. Four Reservation areas include Tamiami Trail, Alligator Alley and two at Krome Ave which includes the state-of-the-art Miccosukee Indian Gaming Facility and Miccosukee Resort & Gaming.
Port Everglades is Florida’s “powerhouse port” due to the fact that it is one of the top three cruise ports in the world as well as one of the most active containerized cargo ports in the U.S. and South Florida’s main seaport for petroleum products such as gasoline and jet fuel.
PortMiami located in South Florida and home to one of the nations busiest ports, is known around the world as the Cruise Capital of the World and Cargo Gateway of the Americas. PortMiami is home to several large cruise lines offering year round cruises to locations around the globe.
Location: Brickell Ave at the First Presbyterian Church of Miami
Brickell's biggest culinary event of the year features Miami's finest restaurants and the Islands of the Caribbean. Live music, auto showcase, exhibitors and vendors, and of course, fine wine, craft beer and lots of great food.