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January 2017

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!

Grab Your First Mate & Head to the 2017 Miami International Boat Show ®

Boat enthusiasts won’t want to miss the biggest boat show in Miami this year.

Love being on the water? Make plans to spend President’s Day Weekend in Miami this year, as some of the biggest boat and marine equipment and accessories companies will be in South Florida for one of the most anticipated Miami boat shows. Mid-February, stop by the 2017 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®!

2017 Miami International Boat SHowMiami International Boat Show®
February 16th – 20th, 2017
Miami Marine Stadium
Park & Basin 

Travel by land or sea to the boat show, where you’ll see plenty of boats on land and in the water. Throughout the show, there will be plenty of exhibitors offering the latest in nautical gifts, electronics, and more as well. Looking to improve your boating skills? Attend the workshops and seminars, and have some fun at the paddle sports demos.

Enjoy a discounted rate for the 2017 Miami International Boat Show® at the Hilton Miami Downtown! Experience the luxury of our newly renovated facilities with incredible views. Boat enthusiasts will love our views of the Biscayne Bay and the Port of Miami, where you can see cruise ships and other boats docking and sailing across the water.

Let Love Blossom on a Valentine’s Day Getaway in Miami

Celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day with one of our Miami hotel romance packages.

It may only be January, but romance is already in the air here in Miami with Valentine’s Day approaching! Whether you’re planning on celebrating on February 14th this year, or during the weekend, what better way is there to celebrate than by getting away? With several events, and incredible dining choices, and gorgeous views that spark up romance, you’ll definitely want to celebrate the holiday of love with a Valentine’s Day getaway in Miami this year.

The Hilton Miami Downtown offers several Miami romance packages for two:

Valentine's Day Getaway in MiamiBed & Breakfast Package

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Breakfast for two at Brisa Bistro
  • Use of our rooftop pool & fitness center

Weekend Getaway Package

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Breakfast
  • Double Hilton HHonors Points
  • Late checkout

With February being Miami Romance Month, you’re sure to find Valentine’s Day events in Miami taking place both on Valentine’s Day and during the weekends. An event not to be missed is the annual Valentine’s Day Concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, featuring award-winning jazz vocalist Nicole Henry this year.

Featuring impressive views of the Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami, newly updated guest rooms, and a rooftop pool, the Hilton Miami Downtown is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. Make your stay extra romantic with one of our amenity platters, such as our Chocolate-Covered Strawberries, French Bubbles, or Vino platters. Interested in a romantic dinner for two? Our Brisa Bistro offers mouth-watering, multi-cultural cuisines, adding to the perfect Miami romantic retreat.