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October 2017

Nightmare on the Beach 2017: The Dark CarnEvil

If partying down for Halloween and supporting a good cause at the same time sounds like a good idea, you should attend Nightmare on the Beach 2017: The Dark CarnEvil Halloween party. Come in costume, sip a cocktail, and support South Florida families in need.

Do Good and Have Fun at This Top Miami Halloween Event Three women with face makeup on for Dia de Los Muertas

This Halloween gathering is happening on Friday, October 27 at Lummus Park. Here are all the details for attending:

Ticket Information

You'll need to purchase tickets to this Miami Halloween event to join the fun. A premium ticket gets you entrance to the party and you'll enjoy an open bar, food tastings, and entertainment from a DJ.

You can also reserve a VIP table, which includes 10 VIP tickets and unlimited bottle service during the event.

What to Expect

The event is all about tasting and sipping some of the best food and drink Miami has to offer. The open bar will include top-shelf liquor, and food tastings will be available from restaurants like Japanito, Cake Lounge Miami, Jack’s Miami, Delicious Catering, and more. All of the fun will be set to beats from DJ Louis Dee.

Charity Event

This is a charity event, so all proceeds will go to the Little Lighthouse Foundation, a nonprofit that gives relief to children who face educational, medical, or financial hardships.

If you’re ready to party, book your fall stay in Miami with us at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Get in Your Costume: Screening of Rocky Horror at Pinecrest Gardens

Looking for some fun, free events to participate in this Halloween? Attend the audience participation viewing of Rocky Horror at Pinecrest Gardens at the end of October 2017.

Attend the Perfect Cult Movie Classic for October

Drawing of red lips biting bottom lipA cult classic perfect for Halloween, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a fun film with memorable songs, dancing, characters, and costumes.

About the Movie

The story follows two young, buttoned-up lovers, Brad and Janet, who get a flat tire amidst a storm and end up at the creepy mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. There they meet a cast of crazy characters – as well as Rocky, the Dr.’s newest creation – and they let their hair down amid a wild spectacle of dancing and rock music.

Costume Contest

This movie screening will also include a costume contest. Dress up as your favorite character from the movie, bring props to participate in memorable scenes, and get into the spirit of this raucous film.

Ticket Information

Admission for the event is totally free. All you need to do is show up in your costume and enjoy the show. Refreshments for munching and sipping during the movie will be available for sale at the concession stand.

Attend this cult movie showing while you enjoy your stay with us, here at the Hilton Miami Downtown.


Dive Into the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival

October is National Seafood Month, and with it comes the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival. This fest is all about tasting the freshest seafood, enjoying live music, and having fun with family and friends.

A Beachy Scene Awaits at Miami Marine Stadium

Crab meal on a plate

The festival is set for October 21 and 22, 2017 at Miami Marine Stadium. Attend to get a taste of the sea and enjoy lots of fun things to do.

Live Music

Live music will entertain as you eat, browse, shop, and play. Expect Caribbean music and beach-themed tunes.

Eco Discovery Zone

Kids and adults alike will love learning about underwater life in the Eco Discovery Zone at this family friendly event.

Delicious Dining

Trawl the fresh fish market, taste some classic seafood dishes, or head to the Shipwreck Bar & Lounge to try a cocktail or two. Along with all the tasting opportunities, there will be a chef competition to see who can whip up the best seafood experience.

Family Activities

The family fun zone is the place to take the entire gang for fun activities. Surfing challenges and obstacle courses are just a few adventures for you to enjoy throughout the afternoon.

Book your stay in Miami with us at the Hilton Miami Downtown and get a taste of the sea life at this fun event.


Enjoy Pride Month at the Celebrate Orgullo Festival

Miami’s celebration of the Hispanic LGBT community comes together in the Celebrate Orgullo Festival. This event is held throughout the month of October, coinciding with National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic LGBT Pride Is Alive in Miami

This festival will be overflowing with LGBT pride events in October 2017.

Celebrate Hispanic LGBT Pride

Location and Ticket Information

Events happening throughout the month will be held in various locations. For instance, attend Rhythm, Rhymes, and Writing Workshops at the Pridelines Center on October 10th. Other festival locations include The HUB – Miami Beach, The Betsy, and the Woman’s Club Coral Gables.

Tickets for all festival events can be purchased online on their official site.

Festival Performers

The festival will be peppered with performances from singers, dancers, drag queens, and more. Catch Noche de Jazz with EnVEE at The Betsy on October 3rd, or watch Rich Art perform at SCORE Nightclub on October 13th.

For a variety of performances and fun, make sure to check out the Sara Gala on October 12th, a night dedicated to honoring famed Spanish actress Sara Montiel.

Art Exhibits

Various Artistas Showcases featuring Hispanic talent will be held at places like The HUB – Miami Beach, MMM Gallery, and Pridelines throughout October 2017. Check the event website for dates, times, and featured artists at each location.

Plan on attending this fun fest celebrating Hispanic LGBT pride? Book your stay in Miami at our hotel, the Hilton Miami Downtown.