Thanksgiving in Miami isn’t just about the feasting, family, and friends – it’s also about sensational Broadway shows, thrilling parties, and amazing Black Friday deals. Discover the best things to do on Thanksgiving weekend in Miami.


Celebrate the long holiday weekend in South Beach and enjoy epic parties, sightseeing cruises, dazzling feasts, hockey games, and Broadway shows.



Celebrate Thanksgiving in South Beach: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Miami

Looking for fun things to do in Miami on Thanksgiving weekend? Along with classic turkey feasts and Black Friday sales, you’ll find sightseeing cruises, wild parties, and hockey games. Plan your ultimate holiday weekend.


Fun Things to Do on Thanksgiving 2018 in Miami


  • White Party Week – The global LGBT party scene converges on Miami for five days of epic revelry on November 22-26, culminating at The White Party at Vizcaya Museum on Saturday night.
  • Sightseeing Cruises – Set sail on Biscayne Bay and enjoy South Florida’s sunny, warm weather on a Thanksgiving weekend cruise. You could also take an airboat tour of the Florida Everglades.
  • Black Friday Shopping – Get an early start on your holiday gift hunt at nearby boutiques like Splash, Dash, Beach Bunny, and Heart & Soul.
  • Miami Hurricanes Hockey – Watch the action on the ice at Hard Rock Stadium as the home team takes on the Pittsburgh Panthers.
  • Haute Holiday Feasts – Slow down and savor a holiday dinner with someone special at Miami Beach hotspots like Jaya, The Dutch, or Il Bolognese at Winter Haven.
  • Broadway Shows – Grab tickets early for Thanksgiving weekend shows, including Tony Award-winning Hello, Dolly! and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I.
  • Music Concerts – Elton John is in town for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, and Banda MS is playing American Airlines Arena.


Elevate Your Thanksgiving Celebration at Winter Haven Hotel

No matter how you choose to spend your holiday weekend, our chic hotel on Ocean Drive is a relaxing retreat – perfect for spending quality time together with the people you love the most. Discover a sophisticated stay in the heart of South Beach at Winter Haven, Autograph Collection.