Come and Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Miami!

St. Patrick's Day in Miami

Celebrate the Irish holiday at these 2016 St. Patrick’s Day events in Miami.

If you’re looking for fun things to do on St. Patrick’s Day in Miami, you’re in for a treat. This year, there are tons of fun, interesting things to do for the entire family.

St. Paddy’s Day Festival at Fado’s Irish Pub | March 12th & 17th

By far one of the most popular St. Patrick’s Day events in Miami is at the St. Paddy’s Day festival at Fado’s Irish Pub, located in Mary Brickell Village. The festivities have proven to be popular for four years running, and this year promises to be just as good. On Saturday, March 12, the pub will be hosting the biggest outdoor St. Patrick’s Day festival in Miami and on Thursday, March 17, doors open early for an outdoor party on the plaza. What’s more, the pub will have a whole week of events leading up to St. Paddy’s Day, including outdoor festivals and more.

Coral Gables St. Patrick’s Day Irish Festival | March 12th

You won’t want to miss out on the annual festival where you spend the day with friends and family enjoying a true taste of Irish culture. Don your greenest outfits and soak up the Irish atmosphere complete traditional music, dancing, corned beef and cabbage, Irish crafts, plenty of fun for the kids and a full service bar.

Stay at the Hilton While You’re in Miami

If you’re going to be in town for St. Patrick’s Day this year, book your stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown. With stunning guestrooms, unsurpassed views of the Miami skyline, and top-notch service, you’re sure to enjoy your stay with us. Downtown Miami and fantastic entertainment and nightlife are just minutes away.

We look forward to hosting during the St. Paddy’s Day festivities.


Carnaval Miami Brings Latin Culture to Center Stage

Celebrate carnival season in Miami with Calle Ocho and more.

There are not many cultures as vibrant as Latin cultures, with their flair for lively music, creating wondrous works of art, and making authentic Latin dishes. Join nearly one million people as they come together to celebrate the rich history and bright future of Latin traditions.

Calle Ocho – March 13th on 8th Street (8th – 27th Ave), Miami
This day will be packed with entertainment including street performers and many Latin musicians and performing groups. In addition to seeing many performances, visitors will also be able to enjoy food and drink as they meander through the 19-block party. You can be there will be a lot of dancing in the streets.

Carnaval on the Mile – March 5th-6th, Magnificent Mile, Coral Gables
Art can be very vibrant, expressive, and meaningful. When you stroll down the Magnificent Mile, you will be able to see original works in many forms, including painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, crafts, and others. There will also be games and activities for the kids so the whole family can enjoy the event.

Carnaval MiamiThere are many things to do and see, making Carnaval Miami a fun group of events to explore with your family. Other events happening during Carnaval Miami include the Miss Carnaval Miami Pageant, Press Conference, Cooking Contest, Domino Tournament, Golf Classic, and 5V5 Soccer.

If you plan on spending spring in Miami, consider attending the festival. The staff at the Hilton Miami Downtown hopes all visitors to the event have a wonderful time.


The 2016 Ultra Music Festival is On its Way

Feel the bass pumping at the top EDM festival in Miami.

Are you a fan of electronic dance music? One of the premier EDM festivals in the world happens to take place in the beautiful Miami, Florida and is less than two months away. Beats will be dropping for three days this spring, so get ready to dance and live it up!

2016 Ultra Music Festival


2016 Ultra Music Festival

March 18 – 20 2016
Bayfront Park, Miami

This year’s music festival in Downtown Miami promises incredible talents in electronic music. The 2016 Ultra lineup features radio sensations AVICII, David Guetta, DJ Snake, The Chainsmokers, and Robin Schulz, along with popular EDM artists Zedd, Tiesto, Nero, Mike Snow, and DVBBS. There are also many other headline acts promised for an all-round festival of fabulousness.

Book Your Stay at Hilton Miami Downtown

The Hilton Miami Downtown is proudly an official hotel for Ultra. Book your stay with us, and enjoy panoramic views of Biscayne Bay, white sandy beaches and plenty of entertainment just a few minutes away from the hotel. We are just five minutes from the Port of Miami and a mere 15 minutes from Miami International Airport. We lie right in the heart of the downtown performing arts district, too, so you’re never far from great entertainment. Special rates for the festival include:

  • Standard room king - $359
  • Standard double room - $379


Festival-goers can make their bookings here.

During your stay at our hotel in Downtown Miami, guests can enjoy the use of our rooftop heated pool, business center, and fitness center. We also boast four different dining options.

Come and enjoy amazing music, great entertainment, and a luxury stay at our hotel this March. We look forward to welcoming you.


Take a Romantic Retreat This Valentine's Day in Miami

Valentine's Day in Miami

Celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day with a special offer from us and great Valentine’s Day events in Miami.

Spend this February 14th celebrating your love in South Florida with the palm trees and fresh air. Our hotel offers a Bed & Breakfast Package, the perfect couples hotel package in Miami to make your visit even more memorable. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, and access to the rooftop pool and fitness center. The city also has a bunch of events that would make for some great romantic date ideas in Miami.

When it comes to romance, people have different ideas about what makes for a great evening together. That's why Miami has many events to choose from, so you can pick what you would both enjoy the most.  

Valentine's Day Concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Enjoy the musical stylings of Renee Olstead while you sit on the lawn surrounded by beautiful flora. Be sure to bring something comfy to sit on and a picnic basket filled with your favorite treats to enjoy throughout the evening. The concert will be held on February 14th from 7 to 9pm (gates open at 5:30pm).

Program Three by Miami City Ballet at Adrienne Arsht Center
Stunning choreography and cleverly composed music come together to delight your senses as the Miami City Ballet performs Year of the Rabbit. The underlying theme of the performance is the cycles of life and will enchant audiences with a fusion of classic and modern ballet. 

Love Boat 2016 Miami Valentine's Day Yacht Party on the South Beach Lady
Take your sweetie on a romantic sea excursion for Valentine's Day this year – your vessel awaits at Bayfront Park in Miami. Board the luxurious South Beach Lady at 11:30pm on February 13th and set sail from 12:30am to 4am on February 14th. Food, drink, and romantic music makes for a night you won't forget.

If you’re looking for a hotel for Valentine’s Day in Miami, the Hilton Miami Downtown is the place to be. Our location in Downtown Miami will make it easy for you to access some of Miami’s best attractions offering Valentine’s Day events this year. Before you head out for the evening, sit down with us for a romantic dinner at our restaurant, the Brisa Bistro.

We hope you have a fantastic Valentine’s Day in Miami this year!


Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at the SOBE Wine & Food Festival!

Wine and dine this February at the best food festival in Miami.

The best and brightest in the food industry come together in South Florida for four days to showcase their culinary skills and innovations with over 60,000 food and drink-loving spectators. This is the 2016 South Beach Wine & Food Festival, and it is jam packed with international and local talent. Is your mouth watering yet?

SOBE Wine & Food FestivalSOBE Wine & Food Festival
February 24th – 28th, 2016
Miami, Florida

When it comes to food and wine, this festival covers all the bases and then some. This is without a doubt, the best food and restaurant industry event in the U.S. There are over 80 events for attendees to see, food and drink from all over the world to experience, and culinary celebrities around every corner. Well-known personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel are joined by up-and coming professionals from just around the corner and around the globe. Some names from the Food Network that might ring a bell are Ted Allen, Giada De Laurentiis, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, and Rachael Ray. Emeril Lagasse, Hedy Goldsmith, Tia Mowry, and a few others from the Cooking Channel will also be making appearances.

The fest is packed full of demonstrations, seminars, and interactive events that will challenge everything you know about preparing food. Watch the masters at work and learn a thing or two about putting a new spin on a classic dish. You never know; your new favorite dish might be just around the corner.

If you're looking for a break from the crowds and need a nice place to sit down for a meal, we invite you to dine in the Brisa Bistro, our restaurant at the Hilton Miami Downtown.


Take to the Water at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show®

Don’t miss the biggest boat show in Miami of the year.

Calling all boat enthusiasts and anyone else who enjoys being on the water! The 2016 Miami International Boat Show® will be here soon, so make sure you're ready to see the latest models in action.

2016 Miami International Boat ShowProgressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®
Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin
February 11th -16th, 2016
Miami, Florida 

For six whole days, Miami's great aquatic centered venue will be full of displays, demos, and activities that all have to do with boats and having fun on the water. USCG licensed captains will be on hand for expert instruction on various boating skills, visitors will have the opportunity to try boats and see how they fare before purchasing them, and for more interactive fun stop by the new Try It cove to get a lesson in kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, and more.

If you need to give your sea legs a break, there are many vendors and great things to see on land as well. Get up close and personal with famous boats, including the original Miami Vice Scarab Speedboat - feel the power you could only imagine as you watched it in action on the 1980's hit show; a restoration of Ernest Hemingway's boat Pilar – the vessel that inspired some of his most famous works; the Carol Suzanne, a vintage racing boat from South Florida – 100mph was nothing in her racing days.

Huge motors and crazy speeds aren't for everyone, though. That’s why Strictly Sail Miami, an all-sail boat show, is happening almost simultaneously at Miamarina Bayside.

For a nice break from the crowds, we invite you to come on over to the Hilton Miami Downtown to enjoy a nice meal at our restaurant Brisa Bistro.


Warm Wishes in the New Year from the Hilton Miami Downtown!

Hilton Miami Downtown

All of us at the Hilton Miami Downtown extend our New Year’s greetings to you and yours.

It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.” – Agnes M. Pharo

The new year is just hours away now, and all of us at the Hilton Miami Downtown are counting down to the new year! Our family wishes you a happy and healthy new year.

Plan on spending New Year’s Eve in Miami tomorrow? Join us for our New Year’s Eve Dinner! We’ll be serving a scrumptious three-course meal complete with champagne Sabayon at our restaurant, the Brisa Bistro. After dinner, be sure to catch one of these great Miami New Year’s Eve events – Pitbull’s New Year’s Eve Revolution, the City of Miami Beach’s New Year’s Eve Celebration, and the Miami 2016 Five Star New Year’s Eve.

2016 is going to be an exciting year for the Hilton Miami Downtown! We’re working hard to complete the renovation of our guestrooms in the coming year, along with our lobby area. Make one of your resolutions to join us for a South Florida getaway this year.


Holiday Greetings from the Hilton Miami Downtown!

Everyone at our Downtown Miami hotel wishes you well for the holidays.

From our family to yours, the Hilton Miami Downtown extends warm wishes to you and yours during the holidays! The holidays are a time to rejoice and spend time with your loved ones, and we hope your holiday celebrations are spent making memories with those that mean the most.

Hilton Miami DowntownIf you’ll be celebrating the holidays in Miami, we hope you’ll join us for our Christmas Eve dinner tomorrow! We’re looking forward to welcoming diners to our Brisa Bistro, where we’ll be serving your choice of two starts, main courses, and a holiday dessert tasting, complete with all the trimmings. If you’re looking to spend some time exploring our area, visit Miami’s art district and enjoy classic holiday shows, such as George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker performed by Miami City Ballet and the Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts.

Need last minute holiday accommodations in Downtown Miami? The Hilton Miami Downtown offers comfortable guest rooms and suites with views of the Miami skyline and water, along with close proximity to the Miami International Airport, Port of Miami, and South Beach! Spend some time during the holidays relaxing in the sun by our rooftop pool.

Happy Holidays!


Make Your Stay Amazing with Special Amenities at the Hilton Miami Downtown

Amenities at the Hilton Miami Downtown

Enhance your stay with our Miami hotel gourmet amenities.

If you think your stay at a hotel could feel a little more special, but you're not exactly sure what to do, look no further than the amenities at the Hilton Miami Downtown. With our extensive selection of simple and unique refreshment plates, any occasion can go from ordinary to perfection in no time.

Enhance Your Stay with Miami Hotel Gourmet Amenities

Sometimes, it's the little things that count. That's why we've developed a comprehensive list of Miami hotel gourmet amenities plate options for all the occasions you might need a little something extra. We offer 18 unique food and drink combinations to spice up your stay. For example, if you're planning on spending Valentine's Day in Miami with us, some chocolate covered strawberries are a great way to get in the mood for romance. If sports is more your style, we offer a Football Funday plate for you to enjoy whether you're watching an ordinary Sunday game or the Super Bowl. For an anniversary celebration the French Bubbles, Vino E Stuzzichino, or Irish Nite selections might suit you. To celebrate a huge business deal, the La Habana Y Cognac includes two Romeo and Juliet cigars, two Courvoisier Vsop Cognac, and chocolate truffles. Whatever the occasion or celebration, we have an amenity plate to meet your needs.

An Extra Special Little Something to Brighten Your Stay

The amenities at Hilton Miami Downtown can make all the difference for your stay during a special occasion. We promise to be ready with treats and sweets just for you. A simple plate of snacks and drinks can turn an ordinary stay into a special one. Indulge in your sweet tooth and enjoy a little something extra when you stay with us.


Indulge in a Christmas Eve Dinner in Miami at the Hilton Miami Downtown

Enjoy fine holiday dining in Miami on Christmas Eve at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Christmas Eve is a time for friends and family to gather around the table for great food, great company, and some much-needed downtime. But all too often, too much time is spent slaving away behind the stove for that big family. This year, everyone can relax with a scrumptious Christmas Eve dinner in Miami at the Hilton Miami Downtown. We would be honored to have you join us at our restaurant, the Brisa Bistro, for a Miami Christmas event to remember.

Christmas Eve Dinner in MiamiThe Hilton Miami Downtown will be providing top-notch holiday dining in Miami on:

December 24th, 2015
$52 per adult
$25 for children 6 - 12
Prices exclude tax and service charge

Our superior dining team will be preparing irresistible dishes to kick off your Christmas celebrations. Start with the likes of shrimp and avocado cocktail or a classic lobster bisque. For your main course, you will get to choose between succulent filet mignon, topped with a cabernet sauce and accompanied by roasted winter root vegetables and fingerling potatoes, or sink your teeth into a pan-seared sea bass fillet and butternut squash gnocchi.

Save a little room for dessert and indulge in “the holiday tasting” – a melee of Linzer tart and raspberry jam, petit eggnog Crème Brulee, and chocolate covered strawberries.

When you are full, happy, and ready to rest, why not book a stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown and retreat to your room for a good night’s rest, or use the room to freshen up with the family before your meal. We look forward to welcoming you for a Christmas Eve you and your family are sure to remember.