Dining at the Hilton Miami Downtown Just Got More Exciting

Hilton Miami Downtown

Enjoy incredible dining at our Downtown Miami restaurants.

With Miami being a melting pot of different cultures, it’s no surprise that dining in Miami is all about bold flavors, fusion, and international flare. As a guest or visitor of the Hilton Miami Downtown, you don’t have to go far to discover incredible cuisine; in fact, you can find it under our roof. In addition to our fare, our eateries have been transformed as part of our renovation, which makes for fine dining in style. Here’s what you can expect at our Downtown Miami dining options.

Brisa Bistro
Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Brisa Bistro combines New and Old World, along with the flavors of North America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands. There’s something for every palate available at Brisa Bistro, including an exceptional wine list to pair everything with. On a beautiful day, the sun shines through and you can also enjoy views of our pool area. Reservations are available.

Carpe Diem Wine Room
Looking for an upscale, more personal dining experience? Located inside of the Brisa Bistro, our Carpe Diem Wine Room offers the utmost in private dining in Miami. Up to 16 people can dine in our wine room, offering prix fixe lunch and dinner menus and wine pairing.

1601 Lounge
For more casual and relaxed dining, our 1601 Lounge on our main lobby level is the place to be. Flip through our iPad menus to find the perfect lighter lunch or dinner dish to satisfy your cravings or sit down for incredible handcrafted cocktails and conversation. During the early hours, Grab N’ Go breakfast options are available, along with signature Starbucks coffee beverages and snacks.

These three eateries aren’t the only options for dining at the Hilton Miami Downtown; our CityVu Pool Bar is open Friday through Sunday, weather permitting for cocktails, including frozen drinks, and lunch and appetizers. In-room dining is also available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, from 6:30 AM – 11 PM. We hope you’ll join us for mouth-watering cuisine!

Make Plans to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Miami

Memorial Day Weekend in Miami

We’ve got a great list of things to do during Memorial Day Weekend in Miami for you.

We’re sure many of you are eagerly anticipating the three-day holiday coming up next month, whether you worked long hours during tax season or are just excited to get away! Let your hair down and enjoy the sunshine and nightlife during Memorial Day Weekend in Miami. Below, we’ve compiled a list of some great Miami events taking place during the holiday weekend to add to all the fun!

Best of the Best Music Fest | May 28th at Bayfront Park
Enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean over Memorial Day Weekend at one of the best music festivals in Miami! The Best of the Best Music Fest returns to Bayfront Park on Sunday with an impressive line-up of artists. Don’t forget about the after party at Café Iguana Pines.

Miami Comedy Fest | May 28 at James L. Knight Center
Have some laughs with the funniest people in South Florida! Both up-and-coming and well-known performers featured in film and TV will be taking the stage at the James L. Knight Center during Memorial Weekend in Miami. This year’s a special one for the festival; 2017 is the 10th anniversary of Miami Comedy Fest!

Rock the Yacht | May 28th Aboard the South Beach Lady
Dress to impress in all white for this Memorial Day Weekend yacht party in Miami. There are four levels of fun on this luxury yacht, where you can enjoy music, bottle service, lounging, dancing, and more. This yacht sets sail from Miami Beach.

More Memorial Day Weekend events in Miami will be announced as the holiday weekend gets closer.

Plan ahead and book your hotel for Memorial Day Weekend in Miami now. The Hilton Miami Downtown is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday weekend, with close proximity to Downtown Miami attractions and Miami Beach. Spend your time lounging in the sun, cocktail in hand at our rooftop pool and CityVuPool Bar. Between the fun, you’ll rest comfortably and peacefully in our newly-updated accommodations. We hope to see you during the holiday weekend!

Learn and Explore During Miami Museum Month

Miami Museum Month

Get a great deal at some of the best museums in Miami during the month of May.

Rich with history, diversity, and passion for the arts, Miami is a city that honors it all. Throughout the Magic City, you’ll find an endless amount of galleries and museums, where you can learn about different art forms and cultures. If you’re interested in learning more about the history and art that makes Miami what it is today, the best time to visit Miami museums is soon approaching. May is Miami Museum Month, with great deals and events!

From May 1st – 31st, participating museums in Miami will be offering “Buy One, Get One Free Admission”, “Join One Museum, See Them All”, along with some museums offering their very own special deals. A wide variety of museums throughout Miami’s unique neighborhoods and on the outskirts of the city are getting involved this year. Some 2017 participants include Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, the Art Deco Museum, HistoryMiami Museum, Haitian Heritage Museum, and the brand new Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, opening on May 8th.

During this month, several exhibitions will also be opening, including the “Asian-Haitian Influence” at the Haitian Heritage Museum and “Art Exhibition by Jorge Fornes” at the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center. You can still look forward to regular special monthly programming at Miami museums as well, such as Second Saturdays Wynwood Art Walk and Free Fridays at The Wolfsonian. If you’re feeling hungry or parched as you hop from museum to museum, you can take advantage of Miami Museum Month restaurant offers.

If you plan on fully taking advantage of museum discounts in Miami by seeing a lot of them, make a getaway out of it by staying at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Our prime location in Downtown Miami offers close proximity and easy access to some of Miami’s best museums.

Bottoms Up! Your Guide to Miami Breweries

Miami Breweries

Explore Miami’s craft beer scene on your next trip to the Magic City.

When you think craft beer, Miami may not be the first city that comes to mind. Slowly but surely, the craft beer scene in Miami has grown with breweries opening in Wynwood and other Miami neighborhoods over the last few years, many with brews inspired by local flavors. If you’re looking to get a sip of South Florida, make plans to visit these Miami breweries on your next visit.

Biscayne Bay Brewing Company
Further inland, approximately 20 minutes away, you’ll find Biscayne Bay Brewing Company which opened in 2014. Locals and travelers regularly pack the tap and barrel room, where you can share your port of call on their chalkboard and try their offerings, which include a saison, pale ale, porter, and IPA, along with limited releases. Biscayne Bay Brewing Company is open six days a week, Tuesday through Sunday.

Concrete Beach Brewery
Located in Wynwood, seven minutes away and just footsteps away from the famous walls is Concrete Beach Brewery. With a beautiful taproom and outdoor space to sip and savor, you can try their variety of brews, which includes Pilsner, a stout, a larger, and various ales. The brewery also offers tours seven days a week; at 6 PM Monday through Friday and during afternoons on the weekend.

J Wakefield Brewery
Another brewery in Wynwood, minutes away from the hotel is J Wakefield Brewery. Named after its creator, the brewery opened at the start of 2015 and like its neighborhood, is creative and showcases art on its walls, with Star Wars and comic murals. Hefeweizen, IPA, and smoke porter are just a few of the brews you can find on tap at the brewery, open seven days a week.

Wynwood Brewing Company
One of the most well-known breweries in Miami is Wynwood Brewing Company, less than 10 minutes away from our hotel. The first craft production brewery in Miami offers a variety of brews, including porters, blondes, IPAs, and seasonals. Tours are available on weekends and the taproom is open seven days a week, with events and theme days, such as Food Truck Fridays.

Raise your glass to an amazing “beercation” at the Hilton Miami Downtown! In addition to our close proximity to the best breweries in Miami, you can some great local brews, along with cocktails and cuisine inspired by South Florida at our Brisa Bistro, 1601 Lounge, and City Vu Pool Bar. Cheers!

Rock Out at 2017 Spring Concerts in Miami

2017 Spring Concerts in Miami

These are the music events in Miami coming up that you won’t want to miss.

Last week, music festival and concert season in Miami officially kicked off with the Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival. Throughout April and May, some incredible artists are traveling to Miami to perform Downtown and in other neighborhoods. Whether you prefer pop, rock, hip-hop, or world sounds, we’ve compiled a list of upcoming 2017 spring concerts in Miami that you won’t want to miss out on.

4/13 – The Chain Smokers at American Airlines Arena
4/14 – Ariana Grande at American Airlines Arena
4/20 – Big Sean: I Decided Tour at
The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
4/22 – Kaya Fest: The Marley Brothers, Lauryn Hill, & Wyclef Jean
at Bayfront Park Amphitheater
4/21 & 4/22 – Transatlantic Festival at North Beach Bandshell
4/28 – Umphrey’s McGee at The Fillmore Miami Beach
at the Jackie Gleason Theater
4/28 – 4 Featuring Decadancetheatre and Nu Deco Ensemble at 
The Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts
4/29 – Red Hot Chili Peppers at American Airlines Arena
5/2 – Gucci Mane at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater
5/5 – Rolling Loud Festival with Kendrik Lamar, Future, & Lil Wayne
at Bayfront Park Amphitheater
5/12 – John Legend at Bayfront Park Amphitheater
5/28 – Best of the Best Music Fest at Bayfront Park 

Whether you’re heading into Miami for a concert at American Airlines Arena, music festivals at Bayfront Park, or other events at Miami music venues, the Hilton Miami Downtown offers close proximity to them all. Catch some sun at our rooftop pool and grab a bite at our Brisa Bistro before the show. After spending the night dancing and screaming your favorite lyrics aloud, you’ll be able to relax and rest in our comfortably Hilton beds.

Visit During Pride Season with our Miami LGBT Hotel Package

Receive great savings with our Stay Hilton. Go Out. Package.

With a diverse culture and an array of LGBT events in Miami, the Magic City is certainly a top LGBT travel destination. Whether you’re planning to visit for pride season festivities, for the nightlife, shopping, or beaches, we’re making LGBT travel in Miami easy with our Stay Hilton. Go Out Package, our Miami LGBT hotel package.

Miami LGBT Hotel PackageStay Hilton. Go Out. Package:

  • High-speed Internet access
  • Two complimentary welcome beverages
  • Late checkout
  • Complimentary one-year digital subscription to Out magazine

As our package has so much to offer, you’ll have everything you need for the perfect getaway. Make plans to join the Miami Design Preservation League on a Gay and Lesbian Walking Tour of Miami Beach if you’re interested in crossing the causeway and spending some time by the sea, as this tour offers some great information on gay and lesbian contributions to Miami Beach’s history and feature, along with sharing the scoop on LGBT hot spots in Miami. Our concierge is also available to share additional details on Downtown Miami hot spots.

The Hilton Miami Downtown offers beautiful, newly renovated rooms with views of Downtown Miami and the Biscayne Bay. During your down time, take in the sights while you soak up the sun and make a splash at our rooftop pool. When you’re ready to have a bite to eat or enjoy your welcome beverages, our incredible food and beverage teams will tantalize your taste buds with globally-inspired cuisine at Brisa Bistro and bold, handcrafted cocktails at the 1601 Lounge.

Celebrate Vibrant Arts in Miami at the Wynwood Life Festival

Embrace the spirit of South Florida at this lively street festival in Miami.

When it comes to art music, food, and fashion, there’s one part of Miami that does it all unlike any other – Wynwood. To pay homage to its eclectic and creative spirit, both locals and visitors celebrate the neighborhood’s uniqueness every year with a festival. Embrace the artistry at the Wynwood Life Festival!

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April 21st – 23rd, 2017
Mana Wynwood Front Lots

Whether you’re into music or you’re a foodie, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Wynwood Life Festival and the fun goes from noon to the early morning. Over 100 vendors will be present, entertaining the masses on Wynwood’s streets outside of Mana. Watch street artists paint live, rock out at the Live Music Stage, seek fashion inspiration at the Style Lounge & Runway, explore Art House’s pop-up gallery, or even get some dining and cooking tips at the Wynwood Culinary Showcase. As the festival draws closer, you can find more details on the line-up of performers and events.

Looking for a hotel near Wynwood for the festival? Join us at the Hilton Miami Downtown

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, where you’ll rest in luxury with our beautiful, floor-to-ceiling views and newly updated accommodations. Each night, as you embrace the artistic culture of Wynwood, you’ll rest peacefully in our signature Hilton beds, ready for more excitement.

Show Your Pride & Let Loose at Miami Beach Gay Pride!

Have fun and be yourself at the biggest and best LGBT event in Miami.

The ultimate Miami LGBT event is soon approaching! This spring, get away and come out for three days of incredible fun and events with like minded individuals. Show your spirit at this year’s Miami Beach Gay Pride!

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April 7th – 9th, 2017
Lummus Park &
Ocean Drive

If you’re looking for a Pride experience unlike any other, Miami is the place to be. Thousands of allies and members of LGBT communities from all over will be taking over Miami Beach this April and you never know what A-list celebrities you’ll see. There are two main events that make up Miami Beach Gay Pride, including the two-day Gay Pride Festival in South Beach’s Lummus Park. Party on the beach April 8th and 9th, while DJs and entertainers keep the crowd pumped up. Over 100 community booths will be on-hand, so you can peruse the stands of LGBT-friendly businesses and enjoy food and refreshments. As Pride is a family-friendly event, there will be a “Play Zone” for children attending the festival. On Sunday, gather along Ocean Drive in the Art Deco District for the annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade, one of the most-anticipated events of Pride.

In remembrance of those who tragically lost their lives at PULSE, many Miami businesses will be participating in Pride Lights the Night during Miami Beach Gay Pride, a tribute in which businesses will be decorated with rainbow flags and/or lights.

If you plan on crossing the causeway and exploring Miami’s unique neighborhoods while in South Florida for Pride, stop by the Hilton Miami Downtown while you’re in Downtown Miami for a bite to eat or cocktails. With the renovation of our Brisa Bistro and lounge, we have an exciting new food and beverage program that will please all palates. We hope you have an amazing time at this year’s Pride!

Shop ‘Til You Drop – Shop Miami Month is Officially Here!

Shop Miami Month

Enjoy savings and specials at your favorite malls and retailers this March in Miami.

As March brings us the start of spring, many are beginning to update their wardrobes in anticipation of the hottest months of the year and even updating their home design after partaking in spring cleaning rituals. Here in Miami, March is the perfect time to splurge a little and freshen up your style, as many of our city’s shopping centers and retailers are participating in Shop Miami Month!

Do your shopping in Miami from March 1st – 31st to take advantage of all the offers and events taking place as part of Shop Miami Month. Throughout the month, many Miami shopping centers will be offering specials, including Bayside Marketplace’s Premier Passport savings booklet to shoppers visiting from 50 miles away or more, $25 gift when you spend $350 or more at Miami International Mall, and two movie tickets with a $150 purchase at the Southland Mall. If you need to rest your feet while you explore participating Miami malls, you can enjoy restaurant offers and various Shop Miami Month events. Enjoy live entertainment at Bayside Marketplace, Southland Mall, and Dadeland Mall, and Easter fun for little ones at The Falls and Dadeland Mall.

Wondering where to begin your shopping shopping sabbatical? Check out our blog from the holiday season with recommendations on where to shop in Miami.

While you amp up your wardrobe and interior design, join us for a stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown! Our newly updated guest rooms, lobby, and eateries will serve as inspiration for your shopping trip. Our hotel, located near the MetroMover, offers a convenient location with easy access to Miami shopping centers, such as Bayside Marketplace. Get ready to splurge!

Say “I Do” at Our Downtown Miami Wedding Venue!

Downtown Miami Wedding Venue

Get married in Miami at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

February is not only National Wedding Month, it’s also the end of engagement season. Love is still lingering in the air after the most romantic holiday of the year, as recently engaged couples celebrate this new milestone in their lives. If you’re beginning to plan your special day and are wondering where to get married in Miami, the search is over – you can tie the knot right here at our Downtown Miami wedding venue!

Whether you’re planning a small, intimate ceremony, or a grand affair, the Hilton Miami Downtown’s event spaces are flexible and can accommodate events of any size. Our experienced wedding team can and has handled it all, making us the perfect choice for traditional and non-traditional weddings. If you’re looking to have a Jewish wedding in Miami, we over in-house Kosher catering. As an LGBT-friendly Miami hotel, we are also a great choice for same-sex weddings.

Get ready to wow your guests with our incredible banquet menus – whether you prefer traditional wedding fare or international flavors, we have plenty of of mouth-watering choices that will please everyone’s palates.

 Most importantly, the wedded couple-to-be will be taken care of by our team with complimentary upgrades and designated changing areas for each partner on the big day. After a night of fun and celebration, guests wishing to stay the night will receive special room rates.

With close proximity to the Miami International Airport and beautiful views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay, the Hilton Miami Downtown is a top-rated choice for weddings in Miami. Featuring a newly renovated lobby, guest rooms, and food and beverage outlets, both you and your guests will enjoy comfort and luxury while celebrating such a special occasion.

Ready to get started planning your wedding? Fill out our request for proposal. We hope to be a part of the most special moment in your life.