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February 2019

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day 2019 In Miami

St. Patrick’s Day in Miami is an unmatched experience.

Whether you’re Irish or not, there’s no better place to spend St. Patrick’s Day than Miami. That should come as no surprise, as we all know no city hosts parties and celebrations quite like Magic City!

St. Pat's Wynwood Free 2 Day Block Party Green beer for St Patrick's Day

Wynwood is undoubtedly one of the top spots to spend St. Patrick’s Day in Miami, with live music from top local bands and Wynwood’s top DJs, top-notch food trucks, games and an artisan market. Of course, there will be plenty of green beer flowing, too. RSVP today for the two-day event (March 16th and 17th) for a free beer and shot!

St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl

The famous, 4th annual St. Paddy’s Day Bar Crawl, which also takes place on March 16th and 17th, is a great opportunity to socialize with friends, meet new people and check out Miami’s local hot spots. Crawl the night away with five free drinks and drink specials at participating bars!

St. Patrick's Day Riverside Festival at The Wharf

St. Patrick's Day In Miami 2019 wouldn’t be complete without the Riverside Festival at The Wharf. The free, day-long event (March 17th), will have guests ages 21 and enjoying live music, specialty cocktails and great eats by Garcia’s Seafood Open-Air Fish Market & Raw Bar, King of Racks BBQ, MOJO Donuts and many more.

If you’re celebrating St. Patrick's Day 2019 in Miami, the Hilton Miami Downtown is both the perfect starting spot for fun and the ideal retreat after a long day of festivities. Book your stay with us today to make the most of our convenient location near Wynwood and many other St. Patrick’s day events.


The 36th Miami Film Festival Celebrates The Best of International Cinema

Back for the 36th year, the Miami Film Festival is a celebration of the best of international cinema.

Film Strip on Reel The Miami International Film Festival returns March 1st through March 10th at Miami Dade College for what promises to be yet another memorable and thought-provoking event. This year’s festival will be star-studded, with appearances by Patricia Clarkson, who recently won a Golden Globe for Sharp Objects, as well as Barry Jenkins, Boots Riley and Aaron Stewart-Ahn. There will be more than 160 features, documentaries, and shorts from over 40 countries, including the opener, This Changes Everything, a documentary about gender inequity in the film and TV industry starring Meryl Streep, Sandra Oh, Taraji P. Henson. MIFF will also feature the North American premiere of Enrique Urbizu’s Gigantes, which will close the festival.

The CINEDWNTWN series will feature screenings of films including Singular, The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia, The Accused, and Huracán. Other noteworthy sections include the Made in MIA program, which features locally-produced films, the HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award competition and the Fashion in Film program. There will also be conversations with major film personalities as they discuss their careers and new works. Tickets are currently available online. Prices typically range from $30-$100 for special events, while standard prices for films are $13 for general admission, $12 for seniors and $10 for students, veterans and Miami Film Society Members.

If you’re attending festival, the Hilton Miami Downtown provides first-class accommodations to ensure your visit for the 2019 Miami Film Festival is both memorable and satisfying. Book your stay with us today to take advantage of our convenient location and make the most of your MIFF experience!


South Beach Wine & Food Festival Returns For 2019

SobeWFF - The five-day Miami destination event is back for 2019 with a star-studded lineup of chefs, culinary personalities and wine and spirits producers.

Wine glass with sunet background

The 18th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival returns to the sands of South Beach for the last weekend of February, the 20th through the 24th, for what promises to be one of the year’s best cooking and dining events. SOBEWFF, sponsored by the Food Network® and the Cooking Channel®, features several dozen celebrity chefs and personalities, including Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Guy Fieri, along with many other highly regarded industry professionals. With demonstrations, tastings, parties, seminars and tribute meals with famed chefs, it’s a smorgasbord of fun for foodies!

Many of the events and parties take place right on the sand, giving the festival a very inclusive and welcoming vibe. This includes the Grand Tasting Village, a collection of food and wine sampling and seminars, along with Thursday night’s Italian Bites on the Beach hosted by De Laurentiis, Burger Bash hosted by David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris and a Beachside BBQ hosted by Fieri. Some of the newer, can’t-miss events this year include Oyster Bash at the Loews, Tastes of Puerto Rico at SLS South Beach, Tacos After Dark at the Loews and a Wine and Cheese Happy Hour hosted by Martha Stewart at No. 3 Social Roof Bar & Lounge in Wynwood.  

If you’re descending upon Miami for SOBEWFF, the Hilton Miami Downtown is conveniently located to be your host. We offer our guests first-class accommodations and amenities, stunning views and an unmatched customer service experience. Book your stay with us today to make the most of the Wine and Food Festival!


2019 Miami Yacht Show and International Boat Show

One of the largest shows in the market and the premier luxury yacht show, the 31st annual Miami Yacht Show will take over the city from February 14 -18, 2019. This year, the event will be held at a new location, One Herald Plaza between the Venetian and MacArthur causeways on Biscayne Bay.  With a fresh new look and layout, it’s the ultimate showcase of the world's most breathtaking and uniquely designed yachts and superyachts from the top custom boat builders. This year's Yacht Show will be combined with the Miami International Boat Show.

Woman sitting on edge of yacht overlooking the water The 2019 event promises to be the most spectacular ever, with a 60-acre display featuring a 67,000-square-foot exhibition space and nearly 500 stunning yachts. The newly-enhanced experience will also include pop-up luxury retail, guest lounges and bars, exotic cars, private aircraft and some special events. Those interested in a VIP experience can also take advantage of Windward VIP, which will offer visitors a premium open bar, gourmet food, happy hour specials and admission to exclusive events.

The festivities will also coincide with Art Wynwood, Art Miami’s contemporary and modern art fair, which will be held adjacent to the Yacht Show. The show is also located next to the Adrienne Arscht Center for the Performing Arts and just minutes from renowned shopping districts.

If you’re visiting Miami for the Yacht Show, the Hilton Miami Downtown is conveniently located to be your ideal host. We offer our guests with stylish accommodations and amenities, a first-class atmosphere and a prime location near the festivities, Wynwood and many other top Miami attractions and eateries. Book your stay with us today for an unforgettable Yacht Show experience!