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!

Wynwood Life FestivalWynwood Life Festival
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!

Miami Beach Gay PrideMiami Beach Gay Pride
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. 


Erin go Bragh! Your Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Miami

St. Patrick's Day in Miami

Show your shamrock pride at these Miami St. Patrick’s Day events.

Whether you’re Irish or not, it’s always exciting to dress up in green, embody the Irish spirit, and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. From traditional bagpipe music, to great food and drink specials, there are plenty of things to do for the holiday in our city. If you plan on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Miami, you’ll definitely want to check out these events.

Coral Gables St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park | March 11th
Join the South Florida Emerald Society for a traditional Celtic celebration. Irish traditional, contemporary, and bagpipe bands, along with Irish dancers will entertain the masses at the St. Patrick’s Day Festival. You’ll have the opportunity to sample authentic Irish fare, including soda bread and corned beef and cabbage. There’s plenty to do for kids, including face painting and a rock wall, and of course Irish whisky and stout for the adults.

St. Pat’s Wynwood 2017 at Mana Wynwood | March 17th
Embrace the shamrock spirit and sport your green to one of Miami’s most exciting St. Patrick’s Day parties! St. Pat’s Wynwood is free and open to the public. DJs will have you dancing into the early morning, as you sip on green beer.

St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party at Fadó Irish Pub | March 17th
Brickell Village is always a favorite hang for St. Patrick’s Day celebrators! Head to Fadó Irish Pub for Miami’s biggest St. Paddy’s bash! While the sun’s out and way past sunset, eat, drink, and be merry while taking in some festive live music. More details will be announced closer to St. Patrick’s Day.

Extend your time in South Florida and join us for St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Miami at the Hilton Miami Downtown! Between all the Irish-themed fun, unwind in the sunshine by our rooftop pool, while sipping on festive cocktails at our CityVu Pool Bar. There’s also plenty of fun to be had our new 1601 Lounge!


Bassheads, Are You Ready for This Year’s Ultra Music Festival?

Feel the bass and dance at one of the biggest music festivals in Miami.

Love house, drum and bass, dubstep, and other genres of EDM? Next month, one of the biggest music festivals to take place in South Florida is making its epic return. Get ready for entrancing beats, dancing the night away, and coming together with those who have similar taste in music at Ultra Music Festival!

Ultra Music FestivalUltra Music Festival
March 24th – 26th, 2017
Bayfront Park

As usual, some of the top live EDM performers and DJs will be performing at the festival. However, this year, the festival is split into Phase 01 and the Resistance. The 2017 Ultra lineup includes Major Lazer, Afrojack, David Guetta, Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Jamie Jones, Matador, The Martinez Brothers, and many more, guaranteed to keep the bass dropping throughout the weekend in Bayfront Park.

Need a hotel for Ultra? Standard king and double rooms are still available at the Hilton Miami Downtown for $359! Experience newly renovated accommodations with a relaxing ambiance, perfect for resting up between sets. Work on your tan relaxing alongside our rooftop pool or sip on some of our incredible cocktails at our lobby bar. We have everything you need for your spring trip to Miami, all conveniently located just 15 minutes away from Miami International Airport and five minutes away from Bayfront Park.

To take advantage of this special rate, reserve your stay for Ultra through Ultra’s booking partners.


Live it Up at Carnaval Miami!

Carnaval Miami

Celebrate Carnaval season at these spring events in Miami.

Miami’s always been a melting pot of different cultures and there’s no surprise that many of these cultures’ traditions have been brought to our city. If intoxicating rhythms, colorful, festive attire, incredible dancing, and delicious dining are calling your name, you’ll definitely want to take part in Carnaval Miami this year. This March, there will be several Carnaval events in Miami you’ll definitely want to check out!

Calle Ocho – March 12th
The name says it all; on March 12th, this Miami street festival is taking over SW 8th Street. Held by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, Calle Ocho will feature eight stages of entertainment, street performers, international food kiosks, and more. This event is touted as the largest Hispanic street festival in the southeast US!

Carnaval on the Mile – March 4th & 5th
In nearby Coral Gables, you’ll find Carnaval fun on the Miracle Mile. Carnaval on the Mile showcases art and music all weekend-long, along with fun family games and events, and even a café for your four-legged canine friends.

Cork & Fork – March 4th & 5th
Love to eat? While you’re enjoying the fun at Carnaval on the Mile, be sure to check out Cork & Fork, one of Carnaval Miami’s newest events. South Florida’s top chefs are sharing their knowledge, offering tastings and wine pairings, and more.

There are plenty of other Carnaval events taking place, including sports and game tournaments; visit their website to learn more.

Visiting Miami in March? Join us at the Hilton Miami Downtown and experience the excitement of our newly updated rooms, restaurant and lounge, and lobby! Get a taste of Caribbean, South American, and South Floridian fusion cuisine at our very own Brisa Bistro. While you’re resting up for these fun, energetic events, you can enjoy beautiful views of Downtown Miami and the Biscayne Bay from your room.


Get Down at the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival!

Miami Downtown Jazz Festival

Boogie with the best of them at this annual jazz festival in Miami.

Love smooth and Latin jazz? Make plans to be in Miami the last weekend of February. Some of the best jazz acts, locally and internationally, along with up-and-coming performers will be playing funky rhythms all weekend long. Get ready to get down at the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival!

Miami Downtown Jazz Festival
February 24th – 25th, 2017
Various Locations in Downtown Miami

This year, WDNA 88.9 FM Public Radio, South Florida’s prime time jazz station has put together an impressive lineup, including Grammy® Award-winner Bryan Lynch, MacArthur Fellow Dafnis Prieto, and more. Trios, quartets, sextets, jazz bands and more, featuring woodwinds, jazz singers, brass, drums, and more will be taking the stages at several locations in Downtown Miami. Some of South Florida’s finest jazz students will also be joining the stages, including Miami Charter School Jazz Band, New World School of the Arts Jazz Band, and the University of Miami Extensions. Several of this year’s venues for the jazz festival include History Miami, Miami Dade College, and the Olympia Theater Lobby. Visit their website for more details on stage locations and performers.

Between jazz events in Miami, grab a bite to eat at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Our newly-renovated Brisa Bistro boasts a melting pot of flavors, with dishes inspired by the Caribbean, Europe, and more. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza or a mouth-watering seafood entrée, our Miami restaurant can cater to all cravings.


Treat Your Taste Buds at the 2017 SOBE Wine and Food Festival!

Foodies won’t want to miss out on the biggest food festival in Miami.

Do you consider yourself a foodie? If you love trying different wines, cocktails, dishes, and watching Food Network and the Cooking Channel, you’ll definitely want to make plans to be in Miami next month. Some of the best chefs and culinary celebrities are sharing their passion for fine dining, passing along their culinary knowledge, and serving those who are passionate about food and drink at the 2017 SOBE Wine and Food Festival!

2017 SOBE Wine and Food FestivalSouth Beach Wine and
Food Festival
February 22nd – 26th, 2017
Various Locations in
South Florida
 

Arrive with an empty stomach, ready to indulge and enjoy incredible dining in Miami! Tastings, seminars, brunches, lunches, and intimate dinners offer plenty of opportunities to treat yourself to incredible cuisine, crafted by South Florida eateries and top chefs. If you’re all about nightlife, late night parties offer more opportunity to sip and savor, and there are some great kid-friendly events as well if you plan on attending the festival as a family. Wondering who you can expect to see at this year’s SOBEWFF®? Anthony Bourdain, Aarón Sánchez, Tia Mowry, Martha Stewart, Trisha Yearwood, Emeril Lagasse, and Robert Irvine are just a few of the personalities that will be present at this year’s festival.

If you plan on also exploring Downtown Miami on your festival trip, give our restaurant, Brisa Bistro a try, which was recently renovated. At the Hilton Miami Downtown, we’re serving up fusion cuisine, combining the flavors of South Florida, South America, the Caribbean, and Europe. We hope you have a blast at this year’s SOBE Wine and Food Festival!