There are many Miami events that folks can attend throughout the year. One favorite event is the Art Deco Weekend which includes art exhibits, delightful culinary treats, and parades. This festival grew out of an effort to preserve the historic art deco architecture of the first half of the 20th century, and today the event attracts over 400,000 people! Another event associated with the arts is the Coconut Grove Arts Festival that presents the art of some of the best artists on the planet. In addition to the art there is plenty of good food and music.
Miami music festivals are a big part of life in Miami. The ULTRA Music Festival features electronic music and some of the most famous DJs on earth. It attracts over 55,000 music fans annually. The Winter Music Conference receives delegates from over 70 countries to showcase their national music industries. The conference attracts over 100,000 music lovers for all sorts of parties, concerts, and workshops.Other festivals in Miami include the 4-day Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival. This event features seminars, wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, and gourmet dinners with Food Network TV celebrity chefs. Also the Miami International Auto Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center showcases the latest vehicles from around the world.