Tropical Musings

Daylight is getting shorter and we’re moving into slightly cooler temperatures. It’s one of the best times of year to explore all the city has to offer. Here are a few season-inspired options to set the tone for the rest of the year.
Words by Sandy Lindsey | September 26, 2021 | Lifestyle

Dynamic Concept

COTE Miami marries the fun and fire of Korean barbecue with the hallmarks of a classic regal American steakhouse; and reflects the notable energetic spirit behind their acclaimed New York-based flagship that has earned a Michelin-star each year since opening (four consecutive years) — the only star awarded to a Korean steakhouse in the world; — Photo by World Red Eye

Haunted Circus Miami

On a sinister October night, out in the middle of nowhere, a mysterious traveling circus appeared on the face of the Earth. The spooky Halloween-themed family-friendly Haunted Circus Miami takes place Sept. 17-Oct. 31 with ghost clowns, a mad ringmaster, and a mystery to solve. Plus pumpkin carvings, tarot readings, a petting zoo, and much more;

Fullest Potential

Grant Cardone founded the 10X Movement as a result of experiencing the traumatic loss of his father when he was only 10 years old. Proceeds from the 10X Impact Gala help provide mentoring, financial literacy education and entrepreneurial development for underserved and at-risk youth. Get your tickets early!; Nov. 20;

Costumed Canines

Pinecrest Gardens will become haunted by four-legged ghouls and their scary human companions as Paws4You celebrates a furry and fabulous Howl-O-Ween. There’s tricks and treats, a costume contest, a Doggie Fun Zone Agility Course, a spooky Kids’ Zone, pumpkin patch and more; Oct. 30;

Start Your Engines

Miami International Auto Show 2021 features hundreds of exciting new cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers along with many of the industry’s most highly anticipated and buzzworthy EVs making their South Florida debuts. Plus, Memory Lane, Camp Jeep, Car Boutique and Ride & Drives; Oct. 16-24;

Sing Out Loud

It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice…or take a stand…or turn around and go back. Songs For A New World is a moving collection of music that examine life, love and the choices that we make; Oct. 12-24;

Pumpkins & Conquisadors 

The Flamingo Gardens Harvest Festival is comprised of 4 themed weekends of hayrides, scavenger hunts, fun educational activities, photo opps, live performances, food, music, and the new Gallery exhibit Armor & Might: The Conquest of La Florida with authentic conquistador artifacts and replicas; Oct. 9-31;

Delightful Diversions

Miami Entertainment Months are back! Try tastings at craft breweries, lounge poolside at your favorite hotel, or catch a movie at a state-of-the-art cimema. It’s a chance to revisit local faves, discover new ones and show out-of-town guests a truly unforgettable Miami time; Oct. 1-Nov. 30;

Light Your Dreams

While the rest of the world is getting out their winter jackets, Miami is hosting the Water Lantern Festival. The magic of thousands of lanterns as their soft lights reflect upon the water is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime; Oct. 2;

All You Need Is Love

Whether you remember Greynolds Park as the location of 1960s mega-hippie fests or are just looking for some retro fun, check out the Love-In Music Festival. This year’s extravaganza boasts an Oktoberfest beer garden with German food and beer, food trucks, vendors, a costume contest and other fan favorites; Oct. 3;