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July 2017

Get Your Foodie On for Miami Spice Month!

Indulge in great deals during this restaurant month in Miami.

During the late summer months, Miami transforms from the Magic City into Flavor City! If restaurant hopping and dining in Miami is on your agenda, the time to embark on a foodie adventure is soon approaching. Restaurants from all over the city are creating three-course meals at prices you can’t beat during August and September, so get ready to savor the flavors of South Florida during Miami Spice Month!

Miami Spice MonthMiami Spice Month
August 1st – September 30th, 2017
Participating Restaurants in Miami 

Miami Spice Month is such a traveler and local favorite, this Miami restaurant month is two months long! From North Miami to South Beach, you’ll find a wide variety of restaurants participating; currently 46 restaurants in Downtown Miami are taking part in the fun. Savor up lunch and brunch specials for $23 and dinner specials at $39. As Miami is a melting pot of different cultures, Miami Spice is the perfect opportunity to try a new style of cuisine. Brazilian, Cuban, Greek, and Thai are just a few of the different styles you can indulge in. If you have dietary restrictions, there’s no need to worry; several restaurants are offering vegan and vegetarian options, along with other specialties.

The Hilton Miami Downtown’s prime location in the heart of Downtown offers close proximity to Downtown restaurants and easy access to dining in other neighborhoods. For breakfast or light dining options to snack on between your restaurant adventures, our hotel offers several options to whet your appetite. Be sure to crosscheck the list of participating restaurants with our “Miami Bites” Pinterest board, where you can find guides by foodies on restaurants that are perfect for all purposes of dining, including romantic date nights, beautiful views, and healthy options. Let us know what your favorite restaurants and dishes are as you feast during Miami Spice Month!


Bottoms Up for Wynwood Beer Festival!

Get your craft brew on at this summer beer festival in Miami.

Do you love craft beer? Your chance to sample, sip, and gather with like-minded people is coming up in one of the coolest neighborhoods in Miami. End your summer on a high note in at the Wynwood Beer Festival!

Wynwood Beer FestivalWynwood Beer Festival
August 26th, 2017
Mana Wynwood 

At Mana Wynwood, you’ll find breweries from across the country serving some of their signature ales and lagers. From popular breweries, like Massachusetts’ Clown Shoes Beer and Sixpoint from New York City, to smaller, local Florida craft breweries, including MIA Beer Company and LaunderAle, you’ll have a wide selection of over 150 beers to try. In addition to all the beers available to sample, some of the best food trucks in the Miami area will be present, serving up tasty treats for you to savor in between sipping. Add in games and live entertainment, and Wynwood Beer Festival is bound to make for an excellent afternoon in Miami.

The Hilton Miami Downtown is just a mile and a half away from Mana Wynwood. If you’re looking to continue the fun after the festival, our 1601 Lounge is serving up delicious brews and bites, along with our CityVu Pool Bar if you’re looking to spend some time outdoors, taking in the views of the Biscayne Bay and Miami’s skyline at night. Cheers!


Save and Explore on Free Museum Days in Miami

Free Museum Days in Miami

These museums in Miami offer free admission on select days each month.

Miami is a cultural and artistic hub, with some of the most incredible museums around the world. With limited time and limited funds, you may think it’s difficult to see them all, but may Miami museums offer free museum days once a month, giving families and travelers on a budget a chance to visit, explore, and learn. Wondering when free museum days in Miami are? We’ve got the details below on when to visit.

Gold Coast Railroad Museum’s Free First Saturdays
Are your little ones interested in trains? A trip to the Gold Coast Railroad Museum is a must! Take a walk through historic and restored train cars and visit for free on the first Saturday of every month (excluding December and March) from 11 AM – 4 PM. There’s also plenty of fun games and food to enjoy.

Miami Children’s Museum Target Free Third Fridays
Bring the kids to the Miami Children’s Museum on evening of the third Friday of the month! Thanks to Target, admission to the museum is complimentary from 4 – 8 PM.

HistoryMiami Second Saturday Family Fun Days
On the second Saturday of every month, families can visit HistoryMiami for free from 10 AM – 5 PM. Explore the museum’s exhibitions and learn about the past. From noon – 4 PM, kids can participate in fun activities.

Jewish Museum of Florida Free Saturdays
Interested in learning about Jewish culture and its influence on Florida? The Jewish Museum of Florida at Florida International University is the place to go, with photographs, artifacts, documents and more that tell the story of Jewish life in the Sunshine state. The museum offers free admission every Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM.

The Hilton Miami Downtown offers close proximity to Miami’s best museums. Between days of exploring and learning about science, art, and history, you’ll rest comfortably in our newly updated guest rooms, complete with signature Hilton beds. Views of Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay from our guest rooms and rooftop pool may even inspire you to create a little art of your own! 


Olé! European Soccer is Taking Over Miami at El Clásico Miami!

Four days of soccer, concerts, and parties make-up one of the biggest soccer events in Miami this year.

If you’re a die-hard soccer fan, seeing some of your favorite European soccer clubs is always a dream. Now you don’t have to cross the pond to see them play in person; some of the top teams are heading to Miami to play in one of the most epic sports events in Miami this year. Get ready for four days of soccer, concerts, parties, and intensity at El Clásico Miami, part of the International Champions Cup!

El Clásico MiamiEl Clásico Miami
July 26th – 29th, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium 

Fill the seats of Hard Rock Stadium and witness epic action on the field. The fun begins on July 26th when International Champions Cup match Paris Saint Germain FC vs. Juventus FC takes place. Things will especially heat up on July 29th when one of the greatest rivalries in sports takes over Miami; it’s FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid! If you’ve ever wanted to meet your favorite players, be sure to get tickets for Casa Clásico, the official Fan Fest for El Clásico Miami on July 28th and 29th, from 11 AM – 11 PM. Presented by LaLiga, Casa Clásico will feature live music, games, giveaways, an El Clásico watch party, and team meet and greets.

Between the action, visit the Hilton Miami Downtown for bites and drinks at our 1601 Lounge. Whether you need a caffeine boost, a cocktail or a light bite to eat, our lounge is serving up signature Starbucks beverages, handcrafted cocktails, delicious brews, and other amazing dishes. We can’t want to see how these matches pan out!