Memorial Day Weekend

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Check out these exciting, FREE events happening on Miami Beach this Memorial Day Weekend.

FRIDAY, MAY 25
Movie Showing at SoundScape Park, Creed
8 PM | 400 17 Street

SATURDAY, MAY 26
Info on Air & Sea Show National Salute To America’s Heroes – Hyundai Air & Sea Show
10 AM to 4 PM | Beach viewing from 11 to 14 streets | Display Village along Ocean Drive
www.usasalute.com

[The Air & Sea show may be slightly delayed in the timing of the show due to the weather. The show producers will determine after careful consideration for safety & the weather conditions.]

Mayors Basketball Challenge [POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST]

Poetry Reading with Writer/ Lawyer/ Activist Reginald Dwayne Betts
4 PM | The Atrium at The Betsy Hotel | 1440 Ocean Drive

Concert on the Beach Featuring MAX, Kent Jones and Grammy Award-Winner Shaggy! Concert Notice for MDW
6 PM to 9 PM | 11 Street on the sand, east of the dune

[CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST]

Jazz with Nicole Yarling Duo
7 PM to 11 PM | The Betsy Hotel Lobby | 1440 Ocean Drive

SUNDAY, MAY 27
National Salute To America’s Heroes – Hyundai Air & Sea Show

10 AM to 4 PM | Beach viewing from 11 to 14 streets | Display Village along Ocean Drive
www.usasalute.com

[The Air & Sea show may be slightly delayed in the timing of the show due to the weather. The show producers will determine after careful consideration for safety & the weather conditions.]

Youth Poetry Slam with Silent Revolution, Dranoff 2 Pianos, hosted by Octavia Yearwood
4 PM to 5:30 PM | The Atrium at The Betsy Hotel | 1440 Ocean Drive

Gospel Concert presented in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center and featuring Miami Mass Choir and Second Chapter  [VENUE CHANGE]
6 PM | Eden Roc Hotel Lobby | 4525 Collins Avenue

More Jazz with LeNard Rutlege
7 PM to 11 PM | The Betsy Hotel Lobby | 1440 Ocean Drive

Junkanoo Parade on Ocean Drive
[CANCELLED]

MONDAY, MAY 28
Memorial Day Ceremony Honoring All Military Personnel 
3:15 PM | MBPD Headquarters | 1100 Washington Avenue

Junkanoo Parade at the PAMM

Still looking for something else to do? Check out www.discovermiamibeach.com.

The Welcome Center at the Miami Design Preservation League at 1001 Ocean Drive will also be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Watch below how you can play by the rules this Memorial Day Weekend.

How to

Goodwill Ambassadors are available throughout the South Beach area to assist you with your questions, concerns and/or complaints during major event weekends. Goodwill Ambassadors wear marked t-shirts.

Kid holding american flag The City of Miami Beach will be hosting a Kids Zone at Lummus Park on Ocean Drive between 12 and 13 streets on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children and their parents can participate in themed arts and crafts, kid fitness, relay races, dance-a-thon and the opportunity to write letters to our service men and women.

As an additional security measure, the Miami Beach Police and Emergency Management departments have established a wristband ID program known as K.I.D.S.(Kid I D Station). This program is designed to add another level of security by voluntarily issuing an ID wristband to children of all ages, their guardians and/or adults with special needs. The wristband will contain the child’s name, guardian’s name and contact information.

Kid ID Stations will be operational on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Fifth, Eighth, 10 and 13 streets at Lummus Park. Each station will have a City of Miami Beach tent, portable sign and will be staffed with Goodwill Ambassadors.  Ambassadors will maintain a spreadsheet with the names of each child registered, in addition to the guardian’s contact information. This program is a free service for visitors and residents.

Parking Statistics Upon arriving to Miami Beach, don’t circle the block looking for parking. Use the free, Park Me—Miami Beach app to find parking near your destination. This mobile app shows you available parking and rates for lots and garages, including real-time occupancy information for certain facilities.

There are numerous ways to get around Miami Beach on public transportation once you arrive, including the free Miami Beach trolleys and Citi Bike.

MDW rules noticeVisit our concession stands for all your beach needs. There will be checkpoints at the beach entrance points enforcing our rules.

If you are coming to play on Miami Beach this Memorial Day Weekend, play safe. Play by the rules.

  • No one likes litter. Stash your trash.
  • Drug and alcohol consumption laws will be strictly enforced.
  • No open containers. It’s the law.
  • No tents, tables and similar structures.
  • No glass containers or Styrofoam on the beach.
  • No coolers, backpacks/beach bags or inflatable devices.
  • No loud music, MBPD will be enforcing the County's arrestable noise ordinance.

Important Numbers

Emergencies: 911
Miami Beach Police (Non-Emergencies): 305.673.7900
Miami Beach Information: 305.604.CITY (2489)
Miami Beach Tourism Hotline: 305.673.7400
Miami Beach Trolley Customer Service: 305.673.7117
Miami Beach Parking: 35.673.PARK (7275)
Beach Towing: 1349 Dade Boulevard, 305.534.2128
Tremont Towing: 1747 Bay Road, 305.672.2395
Mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami Beach): 305.674.2121
Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami): 305.585.1111
Miami-Dade Corrections (Detention): 786.263.4100

Visitor Websites
www.miamiandbeaches.com
www.miamidade.gov/transit

Ocean Drive will be closed to traffic beginning Friday, May 25 at 7 a.m. and ending Tuesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

To assist with traffic management, we will be implementing a traffic loop Saturday and Sunday nights beginning at 7 p.m. and will return back to normal traffic flow by no later than 7 a.m. each day. The loop directs traffic northbound on Collins Avenue to 16 street. From there, traffic is directed westbound to Washington Avenue, then southbound in the northbound lanes on Washington Avenue and continues south to 5 street. The traffic loop will have barricades to restrict access to residential neighborhoods. Residents can access their neighborhood with a valid photo ID or proof of residency.

During hours of when the traffic loop is in place, the South Beach Trolley service and Miami-Dade County transit service will operate in southbound direction along Washington Avenue and in northbound direction along Meridian Avenue in lieu of Washington Avenue. City’s trolley tracker “Rider Alert” feature will be updated as needed to reflect service changes and important updates.