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South Beach’s subtropical climate makes the island an attractive and year-round tourist destination for those seeking warm weather.

Picking the best time to visit South Beach is really up to the visitor. Below, you’ll find info to help you make a better visiting decision. As a beach town – daily style tends to be more casual and relaxed (shorts, t-shirts, tank-tops, and athleisure wear). Forget to pack something? Visit Lincoln Road Mall for the latest fashions, accessories, and essentials.

June-August

Summer means more families on the beach. With temperatures in the high 80s and mid-90s, be sure to use sunscreen and stay hydrated. After sunset – the cafes, restaurants, and shops on Lincoln Road are brimming with locals and tourists alike.

September-November

Less crowded than Summer (kids are back in school, and it’s Hurricane season). Temps average high-70’s to mid/high-80’s. You’ll find great rates on hotels and most restaurants offer off-season specials.
Events: Miami Spice, Halloween on Lincoln Road

December-February

Winter in South Beach comes with higher prices.
With temps in the mid-70s, enjoy great people-watching from the bars and cafes on Lincoln Road. Hotel rooms are at peak rates, and restaurants & cafes are packed.
Events: Art Basel, South Beach Food and Wine Fest

March-May

South Beach is really in party mode during this period. Temps average low-70’s to low/mid-80’s. Spring Break, Winter Party, the Ultra Music Festival, and Miami Beach Gay Pride keep the island buzzing.
Events: Winter Party, Ultra Music Festival, Miami Beach Gay Pride

Tip: Visit Lincoln Road, Sunset Harbour, and Espanola Way for great places to eat, shop, and relax.