MIAMI BEACH, Fla.--()--The heat is always on in Miami Beach, but there’s extra sizzle in February as the city hosts two of the hottest events in the world – The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival and the Miami International Boat Show. So much to see and do here, it’s no wonder Miami Beach is considered a destination like no other place in the world.
“February adds a matchless combination of unique events and fantastic weather to our one of a kind destination experience.”
“Miami Beach, home to so many world class events, is perfectly realized this time of year with a blend of food, commerce, beaches, style and warm winter weather," says Jeff Lehman, Chair, Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority. “February adds a matchless combination of unique events and fantastic weather to our one of a kind destination experience.”
In the market for a new boat or yacht or just in the mood to window shop? Then Miami Beach is the place to be this month. The Miami International Boat show takes place throughout Miami and the Beaches February 14-28, 2013. Billed as the “Greatest Boat Show in the World,” the Show spans three locations and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe.
Food and wine lovers converge on Miami Beach for The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE on February 21-24. Celebrity chefs, culinary showcases, wine and spirits producers and educational opportunities will captivate connoisseurs of every type. More than 60,000 foodies will stroll the beach indulging in gourmet cuisine, magnificent wines and decadent desserts.
Travelers visiting Miami Beach during February will enjoy not only amazing weather, with temperatures averaging between 70-75 degrees, but also Shop Miami Month, a shopping incentive program offering deals and discounts at select retailers throughout the destination. Miami Beach packs a vast selection of shops into a mere 18.7 sunny square miles, making it the ideal destination for the traveler who loves variety and style. Comprised of retail-heavy districts connected by boutique hotel shops, pop-up stores and weekend morning markets, Miami Beach’s diversity of shops, combined with super sales, will surely satisfy even the most serious shopaholic.
There is no more romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day, than the boutique hotels and quiet hideaway restaurants found throughout Miami Beach. Sexy spas, exciting nightlife and romantic walks along beautiful beaches all add up to paradise for lovers.
About Miami Beach
With an average year-round temperature of 75 degrees, Miami Beach has an unrivaled reputation for culinary offerings, nightlife, culture, fashion, and luxurious hotels. Also a popular destination among travelers, Miami Beach was recently ranked by Trip Advisor as number one on its Top Winter Sun Vacation Rental Getaway Destinations for 2011 list and was included on both the Top 25 Beaches in the World and Top 25 Destinations in the U.S. lists. Boasting seven miles of breathtaking beaches, Miami Beach is easily accessible from the Port of Miami and Miami International Airport. The City of Miami Beach has just been named one of the top cities worldwide for 'walkability' and is equally easy to navigate by bike or by boat. Home to unique museums, to the New World Symphony and Miami City Ballet, to over 17,000 luxury, boutique and resort hotel rooms, 12 public parks and to the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach is a destination for all seasons. Miami Beach is like no other place in the world!