Those of us who love making deals like to make our travel plans well ahead of time, so if you’re planning a vacation for the coming year, consider one of these famous Miami parties. Taking place throughout the year, these are the biggest annual parties to look forward to in Miami and Miami Beach.

Art Basel
December

Art Basel is an international art fair with annual shows in Basel, Switzerland, Hong Kong, and here in Miami Beach, FL. Lighting up the city for a full week, Art Basel brings work from all over the world  to exhibit at the renowned Miami Beach Convention Center. Art Basel also inspires outside parties and events all over Miami when it’s in town, so you won’t want to miss it.

Art Deco Weekend
January

Every January, the Winter Haven Hotel’s home—South Beach’s Art Deco District—celebrates its past with the fun-filled Art Deco Weekend. Retro fashion shows, vintage car shows, jazz bands, tours of the neighborhood’s world-famous art deco architecture and more comprise the beloved annual event.

South Beach Wine & Food Festival
February

Formerly known as Taste of South Beach, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has grown into one of the most talked-about foodie events of the year. Presented by Food Network, the festival is a five-day extravaganza of demonstrations by celebrity chefs, tastings from the city’s best restaurants, and of course, a whole lot of wine.

Ultra Music Festival
March

A partner event with the Winter Music Conference, Ultra Music Festival is one of the world’s largest annual electronic music festivals. Inaugurated in 1999, the outdoor gathering beckons bassheads, ravers, and music-lovers alike. If that’s your scene, this is worth checking out. Also, if you just dig music,  it’s quite the scene.

Swim Week Miami
July

Most major cities have their Fashion Week, but none are quite the same as the world-famous Miami Swim Week. Fashion shows, parties, brand events, and more grace the cities of Miami Beach and Miami every July for this can’t-miss event. This is the world’s premier annual event for swimsuit fashion.