The Slice: A Preview of the South Beach’s Starlit Soirees
Food, wine and fine art are three perfect reasons to head to Miami this season.
GLAMOROUS BEACH PARTIES & INTIMATE CULINARY WORKSHOPS
The 23rd annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival presents a weekend of fetes and feasts that capture the essence of the Magic City’s effervescent, multicultural vibe. From Feb. 22–25, attend demonstrations hosted by Food Network personalities, savor roses and reds from around the world and snag samples from more than one hundred mouthwatering events.
Don’t forget to don your chicest attire just in case you run into celebrity guests from the likes of Neil Patrick Harris, Guy Fieri, Eva Longoria, DJ Khaled and more. Prepare to be swept away by a wave of culinary excellence, where everything from the atmosphere to the appetizers contribute to this celebration of all things flavorfully exquisite. To purchase tickets visit sobewff.org.
OUTDOOR ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival celebrates 60 years and bids a happy retirement to beloved president Monty Trainer (aka: the Grovefather). The open-air juried art festival explodes with an abundance of mediums including clay, glass, metal, mixed media and more, as 240 international artists gather in the heart of this historic neighborhood, Feb. 17–19.
FEEL THE BIG ART ENERGY
At this year’s Art Basel, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art from around the globe that welcomes collectors, connoisseurs and the culturally curious for a weekend of avant-garde masterpieces and bold breakout creators. From exclusive VIP previews to the impromptu street parties that spill into the neon-lit night, Dec. 8–10 will be a genre-bending weekend that envelops the entire city in a tsunami of creativity.