Gather With Your Family for Thanksgiving in Miami

Hilton Miami Downtown Thanksgiving Dinner

Join us for a very special three-course Thanksgiving Dinner with Miami ambiance. We invite you and your loved ones to celebrate the holiday with us this year!

Hilton Miami DowntownThanksgiving Dinner
Brisa Bistro Restaurant
5:00pm to 11:00pm
Price: Adults $43 per person; Children 6+ $9.75, 5 & under free
(Plus 9% tax and 18% service charge)
Reservations: (305) 374-0000

To start off your Thanksgiving feast you will enjoy our Harvest Butternut Squash Soup, drizzled with cinnamon pumpkin seed oil.

Next, choose from our luscious Oven Roasted Turkey, Honey Mustard Baked Ham, or local Florida Snapper Filet, each with delicious side dishes created especially for the holiday by Executive Chef Gerd Richter.

And what Thanksgiving is complete without dessert? You will delight in our decadent Dessert Trio of Autumn Eggnog Crème Brule, Petit Traditional Pumpkin Cheesecake and Chocolate Covered Strawberry with Pistachios.

For the complete menu see our website.

Enjoy a relaxing Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends at Brisa Bistro Restaurant inside the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel. We invite you to stay overnight at our beautiful hotel in Downtown Miami, centrally located to numerous attractions. For more information see our website or call us 305-374-0000.


December is a Great Time to Enjoy Live Theatre!

Holiday Happenings at The Adrienne Arsht Center 2014

December is a wonderful month to enjoy a night out with your special someone or the entire family at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The Arsht Center has a lineup that includes a Broadway show and some magical family performances.

The Book of Mormon
December 7-14
The nine-time Tony Award winning Best Musical which the New York Times called “the best musical of this century”.

Miami City Ballet in The NutcrackerGeorge Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
December 18-24
The Miami City Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker is a magical treat for all ages, complete with beautiful sets, lavish costumes, dazzling special effects and glorious music!

Disney’s Beauty and The Beast
December 29-January 4
The smash hit Broadway musical is returning to Miami! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. The classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song.

Make the most of your holiday season in Miami and plan a getaway to enjoy a show at The Arsht Center.   The Hilton Miami Downtown is conveniently located just 0.5 mile from The Arsht Center. Other nearby attractions include Bayside Marketplace, Miami Zoo, Jungle Island and Miami Beach. Enjoy holiday savings with one of our great hotel packages when you book on our website. For more information call us 305-374-0000.  (Image: ArshtCenter)


Let Us Plan The Party of Your Dreams

Holiday Parties and Special Events at Hilton Miami Downtown

For a stunning departure from the typical holiday party site, we invite you to discover the Hilton Miami Downtown. Enjoy breathtaking Biscayne Bay views while treating your guests to an exhilarating and sophisticated destination. We specialize in unique private and corporate events of any size. From flawless celebrations to festive parties in our Symphony Ballroom, we are the perfect Miami destination for your special event.

Hilton Miami Downtown - Professional event planning
- Creative, customized catering
- Concierge service

45,000 square feet of modern event space, accommodating from 20 to 2,500 guests

Symphony Ballroom, one of Miami’s largest

Concerto Ballroom, featuring an elegant ambiance for up to 750 guests

Seven smaller salons, for more intimate affairs of up to 100

Downtown Miami's only Kosher Kitchen

The Hilton Miami Downtown features sleek guestrooms, impeccable service, and exceptional convenience to downtown attractions.

Planning the perfect holiday party or corporate event in Miami need not be a daunting task – visit the Hilton Miami Downtown online today or call 305-374-0000.


Make Miami Your Holiday Getaway!

Enjoy Holiday Savings on Hotel Packages

The holiday season is just around the corner. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, the holiday season is the perfect time to make Miami your holiday getaway! And now, you can enjoy significant savings with one of our holiday hotel packages:

Holidays at Hilton Miami DowntownMiami Family Fun Package
Enjoy accommodations, breakfast for four, free high speed Internet.

Bed & Breakfast Package
Start the day off with the most important meal of the day! Package includes: Deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two at Brisa Bistro Restaurant and use of rooftop pool and fitness center

Cruising Out of Miami?
Save with our Park & Cruise Package or our Bon Voyage package.

Whether you will be in Miami visiting family and friends for Thanksgiving, or you're staying in town for a Miami Heat game or holiday concert, your luxury accommodations at Hilton Miami Downtown await you! Enjoy dining at our on-site restaurant, Brisa Bistro, laying out by our rooftop pool, or just enjoying the amazing Miami views from your room, you’ll love spending the holidays with us!

Be sure to reserve your holiday accommodations in advance by visiting our website or call 305-374-0000.


The Books Are Coming!

Miami Book Fair International 2014

The books are coming! And the readers and writers will follow, as they do by the hundreds of thousands every year for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party taking place November 16-23.

First called Books by the Bay in 1984, the two-day street fair has evolved into the largest and finest book fair in America. The Fair has blossomed to encompass numerous special programs including Evenings With ..., Ibero-American Authors Program, Children's Alley, Student Literary Encounters and Antiquarian Annex.

Miami Book Fair

The Fair, in its 30th year, will open Sunday November 17th with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around the world.

On Friday, the Street Fair gets under way. The highlight of the Street Fair is the Festival of Authors, with more than 350 authors reading and discussing their work. Thousands of schoolchildren will help kick off the Street Fair, making the trip downtown Friday to hear authors and participate in Children’s Alley activities. Comics and graphic novels will also be featured.

Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel is just minutes away from the Miami Book Fair. Stop by our restaurant Brisa Bistro for lunch or dinner during the fair. Better yet, make it a Miami getaway with luxury accommodations at our beautiful hotel. See our website for reservations and money-saving packages or call us 305-374-0000.    (Image source: miamibookfair.com)


Halloween Fun for All

Halloween Happenings in Miami

There are plenty of fun Halloween activities taking place this October in Miami! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly day trip, or something to do for a girl’s night out, make your plans now to get out on the town for some scary fun!

Miami Seaquarium Monster SplashMiami Seaquarium (Oct 24-26)
Bring the kids for some Monster Splash fun, trick-or-treating at Sharky’s Sweet Tooth Station, kiddie rides, bounce houses, Flipper’s Dance Party and the only place in Miami to enjoy Halloween themed marine animal shows.   

House of Horrors (Through Nov. 2)
South Florida's largest haunted house with 10 terrifying rooms, 20 amusement rides, carnival games, food, fun attractions like “Malice In Wonderland”.

A Spooky Symphony (Oct. 26)
The Miami Youth Symphony and the Alhambra Orchestra host a free family concert with music from "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Lord of the Rings" and "Scheherazade".

Zoo MiamiZooBoo (Oct. 25-26)
Family-friendly event trick or treating, costume contest, crafts and watching zoo animals get their Halloween treats.

Hilton Miami Downtown is just minutes away from all of these great Halloween happenings. Stop by Brisa Bistro for a meal before heading out for your Halloween fun. Or make it a weekend getaway with accommodations. We offer some great hotel packages with savings on breakfast and more. See our website for information or call us 305-374-0000.

Image Sources:  Miami Seaquarium and Zoo Miami


Don’t Miss One of America’s Top Five Auto Shows!

Miami International Auto Show 2014

In 1971, Datsun introduced the 240Z, gasoline was 36 cents a gallon and the Miami lnternational Auto Show launched its first exhibition. Today, this same show is recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious in the nation.

A venue for national product introductions, the auto show displays more than a thousand new vehicles from over 40 manufacturers from around the world - a collection that auto enthusiasts wait all year to see. Scheduled to run November 7-16, it will take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Some highlights include:

Miami Auto ShowMemory Lane offers one of the largest, local antique automobile selections.

Million Dollar Alley From Ferrari to Lamborghini and beyond, this is the most expensive address at the Miami International Auto Show.

Camp Jeep allows you to ride the biggest inclines you’ll find outside of a parking garage. It’s a jungle trek right on the grounds of the Auto Show.

Ride & Drive Event
One of the most exhilarating experiences at the Auto Show is starting up the ignition. You’ll get the opportunity to learn about and test drive a number of the latest vehicles.

Hilton Miami Downtown wishes everyone attending the auto show a great time! For accommodations close to the convention center, see our website or call for more information 305-374-0000. (Image: sfliautoshow.com)


Catch a Miami Heat Home Game & Stay Near American Airlines Arena

We’re Your Hotel for Miami Heat Home Games

Night in and night out, this is electrifying, winning basketball, with Dwayne Wayde, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, there’s never a dull moment! The American Airlines Arena is where awesome happens. Come catch a game, and check out this amazing team in yet another quest for that coveted championship ring.

Plan your visit to see a Miami Heat home game and stay at a hotel near American Airlines Arena. Some of the upcoming home games:

Miami Heat at AAArenaNovember 2 vs. Toronto
November 4 vs. Houston
November 8 vs. Minnesota
November 12 vs Indiana
November 16 vs. Milwaukee
November 20 vs. L.A. Clippers
November 23 vs. Charlotte Hornets
November 25 vs. Warriors
December 3 vs. Atlanta
December 14 vs. Chicago
December 17 vs. Utah
December 19 vs. Washington
December 21 vs. Boston
December 23 vs. Philadelphia

Take advantage of valuable savings at the Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel near American Airlines Arena- Our Bed & Breakfast Package includes deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, and use of our rooftop pool and fitness center.  Our Family Fun Package includes accommodations, breakfast for four at Brisa Bistro and Internet.

We can’t wait to see what the Miami Heat have in store this season!  For more information about our hotel, please visit our website or call 305-374-0000.
*image credit  AAArena.com


Planning A Cruise? Reserve Our Great Hotel Package for Cruise Travelers

Park and Cruise Hotel Package

Are you planning a cruise? Cruise vacations are a great way to relax and getaway from it all. As you make your travel plans, don’t forget to reserve hotel accommodations for one or more nights before your cruise!

Hilton Miami Downtown is just 0.5 miles from Port Miami, making our hotel the perfect pre- and post-cruise spot to relax.  And now, you can enjoy the savings of our Park and Cruise Package. For one low rate, our deal includes:

Hilton Miami Cruise Package -  Deluxe accommodations of your choice
 - Breakfast for 2 in  Brisa Bistro Restaurant
 - Up to 10 nights in our on-site parking garage
 - Use of our rooftop pool, exercise center

You can stay just minutes away from your cruise ship, knowing your car is safely parked during your trip!  Start your vacation early or get your land legs back after your trip and relax in one of our well-appointed, luxurious guest rooms. 

Make your vacation that much more enjoyable with a hotel savings package near the Port of Miami.  To learn more and to make a reservation, see our website or call us 305-374-0000.


Come Be Creative in Miami!

Miami Downtown Arts Days

Join over 100 arts and culture institutions, galleries and artists in Downtown Miami for three days of unique cultural experiences during the third annual Miami Art Days!

The Miami Downtown Development Authority (MDDA) along with the cultural spaces and artists residing in Downtown Miami have come together to present over 170 free events packed into three fun-filled days, September 19-21, 2014.

Miami Downtown Art Days

There will be loads of exhibitions, a public art event called The Fringe, walking tours, bike tours, art parties, family programming and much more.  There will be something for everyone, with programming across a multitude of cultural venues throughout Downtown Miami.

Some of the venues include Arsht Center for Performing Arts, Miami Children’s Museum, Perez Art Museum, numerous galleries, theaters and the Clark Government Center. For a schedule and map of all the events, see their website.

Hilton Miami Downtown wishes everyone attending Miami Downtown Arts Days a great time! As you tour the many art sites, stop by our own Brisa Bistro. We offer casual upscale cuisine seasoned by many cultures, delicious cocktails, and a view of the beautiful Biscayne Bay. For more information or room reservations call us 305-374-0000.

Image: Miami Downtown Art Days