Miami might not offer the best fall experience but it definitely is the best vacation destination. Fall in Miami is a synonym of cinnamon buns at Knaus Berry Farm, boat parties, and eternal sunshine.
The city turns into a holiday mood starting October 1st and it continues all the way to January. The best part of being in a city that never sleeps is the different venues and activities to do with your S/O.
Miami has many options for romantic dates that will keep you closer together. Rain or shine, there's always something to do. Whatever your idea of romance is, these places will definitely make you feel some butterflies.
Where: 2057 SW 8th St
If the way to his heart is through the stomach, bring your date to Sanguich. This place specializes in gourmet Cuban sandwiches and milkshakes. The staff takes pride in their sandwich and take their menu seriously. You might not want to leave after having a bite of croquettas or pan con bistec. Sanguich de Miami brings tradition with a modern twist, and your S/O will love every minute of it.
Where: 1400 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach
October means seafood festival at the beach. This is a great experience for seafood lovers and your date will love the fish tacos, fresh oysters, and seafood ceviche. Come here for an all-day event and enjoy the culinary demos, beach games, and musicians. Upgrade your experience to VIP and let your S/O know how much you enjoy spending time with her.
Where: NW 2nd Ave
Big parties can turn very intimate and romantic. Bring your S/O to this beer festival and enjoy live music, dance, beer games, and authentic food. Share your love for beer and make it a casual date. This is the largest beer festival in South Florida and is also dog-friendly.
Where: Different bus stops
See Miami through a tourist's view. No matter if you've been a Miamian for years, a bus tour will give you a different perspective of the city. Hop into one of the Miami Bus Tour and sit on the rooftop. You might see different spots you haven't notices while on traffic. This is the best way to relax, enjoy the view, and get closer to your S/O.
Where: Haulover Park
Your childhood memories can turn into reality during the Kiteober fest. Bring your favorite kite to the beach and just enjoy the breeze of fall. This is an inexpensive activity to have with your date and make it extra special with a picnic. The festival will have DJs, bounce houses, games, and more.
Where: 600 Biscayne Blvd
Is she an avid reader? Bring her to the Miami Book Fair and get her favorite childhood book. This a great way to learn more about her interests in books and meet some of the authors. Make it an intellectual romantic date and impress her with a book of your choice.
Where: Biscayne Bay
What happens at sea stays in Regatta. Hop on a boat with you S/O and make it a day party at sea level. Beware, it can get a little wild at Elliot Key. This is the hottest event of the year where you can show off your bikini body you've been working all year long. BYOB and meals, because once you arrive you don't leave until the sun sets.
Where: 2699 SW 27th Ave
This local Miami beer festival is perfect to enjoy the clear days of fall. Explore the different types of beer Miami has to offer and discover your next favorite beer. You'll enjoy live music, games, and over 500 local craft beers. This is a great option if you want to make it a casual date and break the ice with a drink.
Where: Coconut Grove
The perfect festival for the healthy eaters. Seed Food and Wine Week is a movement that unites passionate people interested in plant-based foods, sustainability, conscious living, and the welfare of animals. If your S/O is vegan and an advocate for living things, she'll love this festival. It combines the best healthy restaurants around Miami and a summit program with different workshops.
Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park
If you both enjoy good music and art, this festival will bring both of your passions together. Enjoy the good vibes of the crowd, gourmet food, art installations, and your favorite artisan vendors. The festival will fulfill your artsy desires and make you feel like you're in the second version of Coachella. Spend a romantic day at the festival and give your S/O an experience she'll never forget.
Where: Vizcaya Museum
Go Cinderella style at the Vizcaya Ball. This fall east meets west at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Take your S/O to the fanciest gala in town and support the preservation of Vizcaya. This is one of the best-conserved museums in the South and is a beautiful location to tell declare your love to your S/O. And what a better way than dressing to the nines? Wear your best heels and take her to the ball.
Where: 1455 NW 107th Ave
Scream, run, and hold her close. House of Horror is the perfect romantic date to tell her "I'll protect you". This haunted carnival has spooky haunted houses and the best attractions. A little scare never kills someone, and if she hugs you that's a good sign. You'll turn into the hero of the nightmare.
Where: 9610 Old Cutler Rd
For a relaxing and romantic evening, dine al fresco at this elegant restaurant. Bring your daye for early dinner and watch the sunset while sipping on wine. This location is as romantic as it gets, and the outdoor terrace gives the perfect intimate setting. The waterside dining experience will make her fall in love more with you.
Where: 1300 Biscayne Blvd
Where: 300 SE 3rd St #100
Every couple loves going to the movies and especially when the chairs are more comfortable than your couch. Silverspot is a dine-in theatre with amazing service. Take your date to the new romantic movie she's been dying to see and order dinner from the comfort of your seats.
Where: 95 NW 29 ST
A museum is always a good idea when you want to get away from the crowd. This one will challenge your creative side and your S/O might raise her eyebrows. This is one of the largest privately owned contemporary art collections. There are unique art and unusual exhibits that will question your artistic ideas.
Where: Brickell City Centre
For those couples that have tried it all but want something more laidback, come to BCC. Brickell City Centre is always hosting public yoga events in their courtyard. It's a great idea to start the morning with meditation and zen vibes. After the yoga session, take your S/O to the Farmer's Market at BCC and grab a smoothie.
Where: Brickell City Centre
This is the farmer's market we were talking about. If you're both into cooking dishes and experimenting with new ingredients, take a tour of the market. Maybe you'll discover your new favorite fruit or a bag of tea. Go home with fresh finds from the market and some snacks for the movie you'll be watching later on. This market is known for its baked goods, artisanal foods, arts, and crafts. The market is right beneath the metromover station and it makes it accessible if you live around the area.
Where: Bayside Marketplace
Miami has amazing panoramic views, and a tour around the islands is a great romantic idea. Take your S/O to a boat ride around Biscayne Bay or the mansions. The sea is always relaxing and you can feel more intimate while overlooking the Miami skyline. The boat leaves from Bayside Marketplace and includes a 90-minute cruise with a free drink.
Where: 415 NE 2nd Ave
For a romantic scenic view, take your S/O to this modern restaurant. Tuyo serves contemporary American cuisine and has one of the best views from Downtown Miami. The ambiance, romantic appeal, and outstanding service will impress your date. You'll have the ultimate experience at this location, and you'll seal the night with a kiss.
From crowded places to intimate settings, these Miami locations will give you the experience to remember. Things can turn romantic in crowded places and you can have a great conversation in a restaurant like Tuyo.
To make the most of your date, bring her flowers or get a souvenir from the place you visit. It'll make it more romantic and memorable.