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.
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.
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
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
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.