The City of Miami Beach welcomes a variety of special events that enrich the cultural fabric of our City for both visitors and residents alike. From spectacular beaches to charming streets and walkways and world-class hotels, Miami Beach offers a distinctive tropical backdrop for spectacular events.
The Special Events office issues an array of permits on public property or inside private commercial property depending on specific uses.
Ambient Entertainment Permit – are annually issued for restaurants seeking to provide indoor ambient entertainment in zoned districts where entertainment is permitted or conditional use.
Ceremonies & Team Building Permits – are issued for simple wedding ceremonies and corporate team building.
Demonstration Letters – it is your first amendment right to demonstrate. This is a notification to City Services to ensure public safety on any upcoming demonstrations or rallies.
Pop-Up Venue Permits – are issued for temporary retail spaces that can be used to promote and sell products of all types, ranging from food and beverage, clothing, or unique gifts.
Rue Vendome Permits – are issued for micro-events and activations on North Beach’s Rue Vendome.
Special Event Permits – are issued for events on public property or inside private commercial property and they range from community events, marathons, festivals, corporate functions and beach concerts, among others.
Special Event Sponsorship Program – to apply for financial assistance and in-kind support for events that attract quality events and promote community engagement in Miami Beach.
Temporary Sampling Permits – are issued for product sampling on public property.
Miami Beach hosts world-class events, including Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Marathon, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Air and Sea Show Miami Beach 2017, and various Super Bowl Week events. We also coordinate and permit City produced events, including Miami Beach Centennial, July 4th Celebration, Veteran’s Day Parade, and Ciclovia.
Please contact our office for more information.
Office of Film & Event Production Management
Alicia Santos, Special Events Production Liaison
Ph. 305.673.7000 ext. 26385