Miami has a lot to offer to locals and tourists, even during the fall. Though it is more commonly a spring break destination, there are some hidden gems throughout the city that are worth taking the time to visit.
At Coconut Grove, the annual Pumpkin Patch Festival is a must-do. Held on October 21 and 22nd this year, the festivities include making and dressing scarecrows in seasonal appropriate clothes and accessories. It also includes decorating pumpkins for the upcoming Halloween holiday. The Pumpkin Patch at Coconut Grove has over 5,000 gourds to choose from. Visitors can explore the food garden, inspired by pumpkins, cornstalk mazes, and decoration stations round of the offerings at this popular event.
In Kendall, the strawberry fields are the perfect place to visit in the fall. As the season winds down, locals are known for descending on the fields to spend the day berry picking. It is also a great place to capture some fall getaway photos.
The Knaus Berry Farm is another great way to celebrate the season. It offers up some of Miami’s best warm, sticky cinnamon buns that are the ideal treat for celebrating fall. The farm is also popular among locals for its delicious strawberry shakes.
Since Miami stays warm all year round, even during the fall, rooftop bars are popular venues. Spending a Miami evening at one of these bars is something that tourists shouldn’t overlook doing during their visit.
The city’s Art Deco walking tours are the ideal fall experience. Its historic architecture attracts visitors from all over the country. Miami-based architects and historians lead walking tours. They are incredibly knowledgable about the architecture and explain it in ways that interest everyone.
The yearly Kitober Fest is an interactive experience. Those in attendance can take classes on paper-kite building, and compete in competitions. They can also watch demonstrations by experts. The event also includes a variety of food trucks for hungry visitors.
The Southbeach Seafood Week is an event that serves as the unofficial beginning of crab season. The event includes live entertainment and child-friendly activities.
A fall getaway to Miami is something few can resist experiencing. There are so many things to do to celebrate the season.