Prepare to dance and laugh your way through this weekend in South Florida. From colorful Carnival festivities to splashing around at a water park with your furry best friend, here’s some fun things you can look forward to this weekend:
"On Your Feet!"
"On Your Feet," telling the musical story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan from Cuba to Miami, kicks off its national tour Friday evening at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Pulling on all your heart strings and tugging on every emotion, the show is a celebration of Hispanic culture, triumph, and of course, Miami. For more show info, click here.
Miami Broward Carnival
Caribbean culture is set to flood South Florida this weekend. The Miami Broward Carnival takes place on Sunday at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds. The all-day “fete,” or party, features a vibrant parade, upbeat music, delicious Caribbean cuisine, and more. Click here for more details.
Comedian Marlon Wayans, the star of NBC’s hit show “Marlon,” takes the stage for one night only on Saturday at Stage 305 inside the Magic City Casino. Wayans says he’s preparing for his first Netflix special and that the stand up show is “really funny, it’s political, it’s funny, it’s family, it’s everything.” Click here for more show info.
Barktoberfest: K9 Splash Adventure
Wrangle up your dogs and family and head to Quiet Waters Park for Barktoberfest. The dog- and family-friendly event features two days of kiddie bounce houses, face painting, and fun. For a small fee, your dog can enjoy 50-minutes of fun in the water at the park’s Splash Adventure water park. Pet adoptions will also be available throughout the event. More details here.
Burger King Beach Run
Benefiting South Florida students through scholarships of the Burger King Scholars program, the BK Beach Run takes off early Saturday morning through and along South Beach and finishes with a beach party on the sand. A Kiddie Dash, Family Fun Zone, music, giveaways and much more will also be featured at the charity run. Registration opens at 6 a.m. More details here.