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Rev Your Motor for the Labor Day Weekend South Beach Bike Week!

Labor Day Weekend South Beach Bike Week

Spend Labor Day Weekend in Miami at South Florida's hottest motorcycle rally.

The best bike week in South Florida is back for Labor Day Weekend. The third annual South Beach Bike Week will be held from September 4th to 7th, 2015 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami. With contests, rallies, food and drinks, you won't want to miss the biggest bike week in Florida.

This year's event is bigger than ever as hundreds of bikers will flock to the BikeWeek Village for contests like the "Battle of the Baggers" and the "Chopper Showdown." A special photo exposition, "Women on Two Wheels," will highlight the role women have played in the motorcycle industry. The "Bikers, Bites, and Brews" Food Festival will be held on September 6th with unlimited food and drinks for bike week participants. Live music will be featured throughout the weekend by South Beach's hottest bands and performers.

The party doesn't stop when the day's events have ended. Your BikeWeek Village wristband will get you special offers at some of South Beach's hottest nightclubs and bars. The "Bikers and Bottles" and "Hot Chicks and Choppers" parties will be the official nighttime events of the week, but your options are endless with dozens of bars and clubs in the North Beach neighborhood. 

Located only nine miles from the North Beach Bandshell, the Hilton Miami Downtown is a hotel that puts you in close proximity to the best that South Florida has to offer. The hotel's rooms and deluxe suites offer views of Downtown Miami, and an incredible rooftop pool and bar can be found on the 7th floor terrace. With our pet-friendly accommodations, you can even feel free to bring your furry companion along for the weekend. Book your stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown for special offers that will make your Bike Week visit both luxurious and affordable.


Miami Dolphins 2015 Home Games Start This September!

Get ready to see the Miami Dolphins kick off the 2015 season with their first home game against the Bills on September 27th.

Football fans can't miss their favorite teams playing in person. If you're a football fan and can barely wait for the season to start, the Miami Dolphins 2015 home games kick off on September 27th against the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins will also play four preseason games across the country, including two August games at home against the Falcons and Buccaneers.

Miami Dolphins 2015 Home GamesThere's nothing like getting to Sun Life Stadium early and doing a little tailgating. Whether you go all out with a Dolphins-branded barbecue grill, folding tables and chairs or you like to kick back and watch the excitement, you won't want to miss a single home game. Fans line up hours before the game starts, and you'll get the chance to mingle with fellow sports enthusiasts from all over the country.

NFL football in Miami is a big deal. The Dolphins will play eight regular season games against major teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, NY Giants and Indianapolis Colts. Miami Dolphins 2015 home games start in September, but you have up until January 3rd, 2016, to see your favorite team in action. That marks the last game of the season when the Miami team squares off against the New England Patriots.

Though their home stadium is large, the Dolphins are so popular that fans buy tickets months in advance. The sooner you buy your tickets, the better your chances are of finding some great seats. Here at Hilton Miami Downtown, our convenient location near the stadium, in addition to comfortable amenities and services, makes it easy for you to get to the game and back again.


Miami Prepares for the IFE-ILE Festival of Afro-Cuban Dance!

The city is heating up in preparation for one of the year's major Afro-Cuban cultural events in Miami.

The streets of Miami will come alive this August as the 17th annual IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival comes to town. One of the major Afro-Cuban events in Miami, this event will see renowned masters and students in a wide variety of dance styles showing what they've got. It's more than just a celebration of Afro-Cuban history; it's an opportunity to embrace the close relationship shared between the cultures of Miami and Cuba for decades.

IFE-ILE FestivalOrisha, Afro-modern, Yuka and salsa rueda will be represented along with many other dance styles as representatives pour into the Dade County Auditorium from August 20th to 22nd, 2015. Instructors like Rainier Garcia and Juinier Quintero will be showing off their unique forms of dance, and workshops will give visitors the opportunity to learn the moves for themselves. These dance workshops will be complemented by instructional courses in instruments such as batá drumming and minor percussion. 

IFE-ILE is one of the preeminent non-profit Afro-Cuban dance companies in Miami, and the organization is dedicated to preserving the traditions of Afro-Cuban culture. The company stages the festival in collaboration with the Miami Salsa Congress, an organization that hosts a five-day Latin music and arts festival. Together, they strive to create an environment where people of every background and ethnicity can come together to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Southern Florida. If you're up for more dancing, the Salsa Congress will be held from July 29th to August 2nd in Miami Beach.

Bring your dancing shoes to experience the amazing feats and rich variety of Afro-Cuban culture at this year's IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival. Consider staying with us at Hilton Miami Downtown, and we'll do everything we can to make sure your trip is memorable.


Experience the Best LGBT Getaway in Miami!

Explore the best beaches, stay in a friendly hotel and enjoy LGBT nightlife in Miami.

Planning an LGBT getaway in Miami is easy when you book with Hilton Miami Downtown, where we're proud to be a gay-friendly hotel in Miami. You will love the amenities that come with our Stay Hilton. Go Out. Package:

LGBT Getaway in Miami

-High-speed
Internet access
-Complimentary one-year digital subscription to OUT Magazine
-Two complimentary welcome beverages
-Late checkout
-Terms &
conditions apply

When you're done relaxing in your room and admiring the amazing views, you will want to head on down to one of the Miami gay friendly-beaches. The North Shore Open Space's crystal clear waters and sandy shores are just a short walk away from a variety of restaurants and stores. If you're in the mood for sightseeing and fishing, stop by the Sunny Isles Beach, home to one of the oldest piers in the city.

You won't want to skip the Gay & Lesbian Walking Tour either. This tour takes you on a walk around the city, offers information about the historic architecture on display and gives you an inside look at the history of the LGBT community in Miami. As an added bonus, you can get the insider scoop on local LGBT nightlife. Whether you want to put on your hottest outfit and dance the night away, or you prefer something a little more low key, Miami has a club, restaurant or bar that is perfect for you.

Here at the Hilton Miami Downtown, we can help you have a good time too. Sip drinks and enjoy a quiet lunch by the pool, stop by one of our two on-site restaurants or simply dine in the comfort of your own room. As a TAG-approved® Miami hotel, we're dedicated to making your vacation the perfect relaxing holiday.


Get a Taste of Miami During Miami Spice Month!

Miami Spice Month

This restaurant month in Miami is filled with flavor and savings.

The scope of Miami's outstanding restaurant scene is so wide that Miami Spice Month takes two months to absorb all that the city's cuisine has to offer. Things get underway on August 1st and conclude on September 30th, 2015.

Miami restaurant discounts from the participating eateries will offer ample opportunities to sample mouth-watering cuisine at special prices, including brunch specials. You can also take advantage of Happy Hours and half-price wines while many restaurants will have their critically acclaimed chefs offering lunches and dinners at $23 and $39, respectively. 

Dining in downtown Miami is never boring since there are so many different options when it comes to what might tempt your palate. Ethnic options abound in areas like Little Havana and Little Haiti, and soul food is the order of the day in Overtown. In Liberty City, you have a chance to grab a taste of the Caribbean, and in Coconut Grove, sidewalk cafes and unique options await your presence.

Trying to take advantage of all the deals available will take some time, so if you're visiting, you need a convenient and comfortable landing spot. That's where the Hilton Miami Downtown comes in. You can sample the delights of Brisa Bistro, which offers a variety of cuisine styles, without having to even leave the hotel. You can also take advantage of the convenient location to walk off some of the delicious fare while seeing Miami’s many fun attractions.


Go Wild This Summer at Jungle Island in Miami!

Jungle Island

Explore one of the most unique zoos in South Florida, featuring the only private beach in Miami.

Jungle Island sits in the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay in Miami, and it is truly a zoo unlike any other. Get up close and personal with kangaroos, orangutans, penguins, alligators, parrots and many more as you explore the island, where picture opportunities abound and memories will last a lifetime. Enjoying your summer at Jungle Island is one of the best reasons you should choose to visit Miami this year and not just for the animals and fascinating exhibits.

Parrot Cove is Miami's only private beach, and it is located right on Jungle Island. You can visit the beach for free with zoo admission. In addition to interacting with your favorite animals, spend some time working on your tan, swimming in the cool water or having fantastic fun on the Rainforest Riptide. This massive inflatable jungle gym is just a short wade from the beach, and trampolines, a climbing wall, high jump, balance beams, a swing and a catapult are all just waiting for you and the family.

After your wet and wild adventure, you're going to want to relax in comfort. The Hilton Miami Downtown is just that. Located just 15 minutes from the Miami airport, the hotel features amazing views of Biscayne Bay and the rest of the downtown Miami skyline. Offering Wi-Fi, a luxurious indoor pool on the seventh floor, a cozy bar and a restaurant, the Hilton has everything that the whole family is looking for in a hotel. And if you're not done with your day once Jungle Island is closed, you will be pleased to know that the hotel is nestled right in the Miami arts district, so you're just a short walk away from some incredible restaurants, shops and city attractions.


Experience Designer Swimwear During Mercedes Benz SwimWeek™

See the latest trends in swimwear on the run way during this swim fashion week in Miami.

There's no other beachfront city like Miami, making it a perfect scene for Mercedes Benz SwimWeek™. Models from around the world converge on South Florida to soak in the sun and warmth while heating up the runway. International designers wait all year for this fashion event in Miami. Swaying palm trees, white sand and puffy clouds inspire swimwear design innovations that are perfect for the tropical weather.

Mercedes Benz SwimWeekMercedes Benz SwimWeek™
July 16th - 20th, 2015
Various locations in Miami 

It's not just the models and fashion that draw visitors to Miami. SwimWeek™ events pop up around the venue and throughout the city. Keep your cameras ready because you never know who might show up walking down Ocean Drive. Vendors are often out during these events too, allowing you to feast on some of the best local fare while soaking up the sun outdoors.

Swimwear trends get hotter every year, so you’ll want to update your wardrobe right after the event. Strut your stuff in your new bathing suit at the Hilton Miami Downtown’s rooftop pool. We hope you have a blast at this swimwear fashion event in Miami!


Miami Advance Purchase Rate Package Provides Incentive to Visit

Miami Advance Purchase Rate

Take advantage of the savings this Miami vacation package has to offer and start planning your trip today.

Whether you're coming to Miami to check out the shopping and entertainment opportunities or do some business, our Miami Advance Purchase Rate Package provides an excellent way enjoy your Miami visit. By planning ahead, you'll be able to lock in savings as a further incentive to spend some time in the city. The package includes savings of up to 20 percent off of our best available rate. All you have to do to take advantage of the savings is book early.

By using our Downtown Miami hotel discount, you'll have more time to thoroughly enjoy all that this city has to offer. After enjoying a casual stroll along Bayfront Park to take in the view, you can use your savings as you visit the shops on Biscayne Boulevard. In addition to well-known stores, there's also an assortment of smaller, one-of-a-kind shops where you can find some unique treasures to help you remember your trip.

You can also use your savings to enjoy some more of the delicious food served up by Miami eateries. Downtown Miami has dozens of restaurants catering to just about every taste, from fine Italian and French cuisine to universal favorites like pizza, burgers and steak. You're always welcome to use your savings to support local artists in the Wynwood Art District, sample local jazz music or make your way through downtown nightclubs.

The friendly staff at Hilton Miami Downtown will do everything possible to make your stay as pleasant as possible by offering information on local attractions and directing you towards convenient transportation options like the city's light rail system. Take a moment to visit our website for more on this Miami vacation package and our Downtown Miami hotel amenities and services.


Show Your Patriotic Pride at These 4th of July Events in Miami!

Enjoy fireworks in Miami and other events to celebrate Independence Day.

The biggest holiday of the summer will be here before you know it and as always, Miami will be going all out to celebrate. Fireworks will be bursting through the sky all weekend long and all holiday weekend visitors can expect plenty of red, white, and blue fun. If you’re wondering where to celebrate, these 4th of July events in Miami will not disappoint!  

4th of July Events in MiamiAmerica’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park
Presented by Samuel Adams, America’s Birthday Bash produces the biggest free fireworks show in South Florida each year! The fireworks show begins at 9 PM, but there is plenty of fun to be had all day. This Bayfront Park event will offer music, food, beverages, and a Samuel Adams Beer Garden. From 3 PM - 7 PM, little ones can play in the free Kids’ Zone.  

Key Biscayne 4th of July Parade
A town tradition in Key Biscayne, the 4th of July Parade is filled with plenty of patriotic spirit. Marching bands, automobiles, floats, and other entertainers will take over the streets. 

Old Fashioned Picnic at The Barnacle Historic State Park
Celebrate Independence Day with family fun at The Barnacle Historic State Park! Food, games, crafts, and live music performances will be held in the afternoon. The Old Fashioned Picnic is a pet-friendly event.  

Join the Hilton Miami Downtown for a holiday weekend getaway! Our cool, comfortable hotel provides close proximity to a wide variety of Miami’s neighborhoods and beaches. Take advantage of one of our well-appointed suites and you may even be able to see some of the stunning spectacular fireworks displays from the comfort of your room. 

Celebrate Independence Day at these 4th of July events in Miami!


Live for the Night at These Downtown Miami Nightclubs

Downtown Miami Nightclubs

These destinations for nightlife in Miami will add the party to your trip.

The fun doesn’t end when the sun sets in Miami; in fact, it’s just getting started. Known world-wide for being a top nightlife destination, Downtown Miami nightclubs attract city visitors, locals, and celebrities from around the world looking to have a great time. Dress to impress and get ready to dance ‘til dawn at these top-rated nightlife locations. 

Club Space
Club Space is an EDM and trance lover’s paradise. Located in a vintage warehouse, Club Space has hosted a variety of DJ legends including Tiësto and David Guetta. This nightlife destination recently turned 15 years old and has been rated by Zagat as one of the Best Dance Clubs in Miami. Depending on who’s spinning, you may just be treated to a ten hour set going into the afternoon hours. 

Nikki Beach
Party on the beach at this upscale South Beach club. Nikki Beach is known around the world for its incredible cocktails, events, and dancers. Enter the Pearl Champagne Lounge, featuring sparkling white decor, or occupy a cabana in the sand while you listen to the beats of some top DJ talents.  

SHOTS Miami
Located in the Wynwood section of Miami, SHOTS offers an interactive experience with each of its signature shot drinks. In addition to their specialty shots, SHOTS Miami is known for fun theme parties, great music, and has been seen on TV.  

Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, the Hilton Miami Downtown is minutes away from the top nightlife destinations in Downtown and South Beach. Start the weekend festivities at our CityVu Pool Bar with frozen cocktails by our rooftop pool. After dancing the night away, you’ll rest peacefully in one of our signature Hilton Serenity Beds.

Make your Miami nights hotter by visiting these Downtown Miami nightclubs!