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48 Hours in Miami: Your Ultimate Miami Music Week Itinerary

Miami Music Week (MMW) stands as a beacon for electronic music enthusiasts, drawing in DJs, producers, and fans from across the globe to the sun-drenched shores of Miami. This week-long electronic dance music event, culminating in the world-renowned Ultra Music Festival, transforms the city into an epicenter of music and celebration. With just 48 hours to immerse yourself in the festivities, planning is key to ensuring you experience the essence of MMW. Here's how to make the most of your whirlwind vacation in Miami, from luxurious stays and gourmet

dining to unforgettable music events.

Where to Stay: A Sanctuary Amidst the Beat

Choosing the right base is crucial, and The Setai, Miami Beach offers the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and location. Nestled in the heart of Miami Beach, this serene hotel provides a tranquil retreat from the MMW frenzy, with its art deco elegance and oceanfront views setting the tone for an upscale Miami experience. Alternatively, The W South Beach combines chic accommodations with direct access to some of MMW's most sought-after pool parties and events, making it an ideal choice for those looking to stay in the heart of the action.

Day 1: Dive into the Miami Vibe

Morning: Refresh and Rejuvenate

After settling into your hotel, start your day at Plnthouse at 1 Hotel South Beach for a nourishing breakfast. This wellness-focused eatery offers a range of organic, plant-based options that energize without weighing you down, perfect preparation for the day ahead.

Afternoon: Poolside Pleasures

EDMAs Pre-Party @ Eden Roc Miami Beach

Transforming Miami's sun-soaked skyline into a teeming hub for electronic music, the EDMAs are returning bigger than ever in 2024 (March 19-24). Get ready to be enthralled by special performances from none other than DEV, VASSY, and more. Head over to our article EDMA to find out how you can rsvp for the EDMAs Pre-Party @ Eden Roc Miami Beach & Vote for Your Favorites.

No MMW experience is complete without attending one of the infamous pool parties. Head over to Epic Pool Parties at the Sagamore hotel. This event promises an extraordinary 5-day pool party series from March 20th to March 24th, so make sure you try to make to make it on one of the days that you are staying in Miami. Head over to our Epic Pool Parties and take a peak at this year's full line up.

BleauLive Presents: Austin Millz at Arkadia Day Club

Splash into the epicenter of Miami Music Week with BleauLive's exclusive pool party featuring the sensational Austin Millz at Arkadia Day Club, nestled in the luxurious Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Picture yourself soaking up the sun in a lush poolside paradise, drink in hand, as Austin Millz delivers a powerhouse mix of hip-hop and dance beats. Kick off the festivities at noon on Friday, March 22nd, and dive into a day filled with electric rhythms, refreshing cocktails, and the coolest vibes in town. With early bird specials at just $45 and options for daybed and cabana rentals, this is your golden ticket to the ultimate music and pool party experience during Miami Music Week. Don't let this wave pass you by—plunge into the rhythm and excitement of Arkadia Day Club's unparalleled pool party extravaganza!

Price: Early bird special of $45 is currently available for general admission. Day beds and cabanas are also available for purchase.

Miami Music Week Pool Parties at Strawberry Moon 

Dive into the ultimate Miami Music Week experience with a splash at Strawberry Moon's Pool Parties! Hosted at The Goodtime Hotel's glamorous spot on Miami Beach, this series of high-energy pool parties brings together Strawberry Moon, BLNK CNVS, and 747 Presents for an unforgettable celebration. From March 21st to March 24th, revel in the sun-soaked luxury with an anytime-entry pass for $150, granting you access to a lineup of electrifying shows including STMPED, Cash Cash & Friends, and MK & Friends, with more incredible talent to be announced.

Imagine yourself lounging poolside, cocktail in hand, as you move to the rhythms of top-tier artists under the Miami sky. The Goodtime Hotel, known for its vibrant, retro vibe, offers the perfect backdrop for these exhilarating days and nights, complete with two bars, private cabanas, and live sets that will keep the party going all week long. With general admission tickets starting between $30 - $85 and options for day beds, cabanas, and bungalows, you can customize your party experience to your liking.

Don't miss out on this quintessential Miami Music Week festivity, where music, sun, and fun meet in a dazzling display of poolside pleasure. For more information and to secure your all-week pass, visit Strawberry Moon Pool Parties and get ready to make a splash at the most vibrant event of the season!

Evening: Culinary Delights

As the day transitions to evening, head to Zuma in Downtown Miami for an exquisite dining experience. This contemporary Japanese restaurant is known for its sophisticated izakaya-style dining, offering dishes that are as visually stunning as they are delicious. The vibrant atmosphere, coupled with Zuma's waterfront location, provides a seamless transition from day to night.

Night: Feel the Beat

Ultraclub E11EVEN Miami

The party doesn't have to end there as Ultraclub E11EVEN Miami gears up for another over the top Miami Music Week. E11EVEN Miami, the world-famous, award-winning ultraclub, is gearing up for another incredible Miami Music Week. The ultraclub, known for delivering unforgettable up-close-and-personal performances by renowned names in music, will live up to the hype during Music Week in typical E11EVEN fashion. Check out all the deets here.

LIV’s Miami Music Week Lineup

For Miami Music Week, LIV will have live performances by Black Coffee, Tiësto, David Guetta, and more surprise guests! For $50, guests can purchase a general admission ticket for any night from Wednesday, March 20th - Sunday, March 24th. The exclusive and luxurious cookie experience, Last Crumb, is now available for purchase at LIV nightclub. Want to share a cookie with your favorite celebrity? LIV Miami has got you covered. Indulge in an assortment of top-tier, decadent cookies, such as The Madonna, Netflix and Crunch, The Floor, and more, while taking in the high-energy club atmosphere. For more information, please visit LIV Miami’s website.

General Admission tickets start at $50.

Kevin Roldan Live at Mayami Wynwood

Prepare to be swept away by the electrifying rhythms of Latin music as Kevin Roldan lights up the night at Mayami Wynwood! This March 24th, the heart of Miami will pulse with the beats of Colombia's reggaeton powerhouse, bringing his biggest hits like “Hasta Abajo” and “Descodificame” to life. It's not just a concert; it's an immersive experience in one of Miami's most vibrant venues, where every note promises to resonate with the soul of Latin music. With tickets just $30, secure your spot for a night filled with unforgettable melodies and the chance to experience the reggaeton sensation up close. For those seeking the VIP treatment, table reservations offer an exclusive slice of the action. Don't miss out on this captivating musical journey with Kevin Roldan at Mayami Wynwood—it's where the heart of Latin beats meets the spirit of Miami nightlife.

Price: $30

Day 2: Explore, Eat, and Dance

Morning: Artistic Beginnings

Begin your day with a leisurely brunch at The Wynwood Walls & Art District, where you can enjoy street art and open-air galleries. Wynwood Kitchen and Bar offers a flavorful Latin-inspired menu amidst vibrant murals, providing a feast for both the eyes and the palate.

Afternoon: Shopping and Sightseeing

Take a break from the music to explore Miami's cultural offerings. The Design District is a must-visit for fashion enthusiasts, featuring luxury boutiques and artistic installations. Alternatively, take a stroll down Lincoln Road Mall for a more relaxed shopping experience and people-watching.

Evening: Sunset Sessions

As evening approaches, make your way to The Deck at Island Gardens, renowned for its spectacular views of the Miami skyline and waterfront dining. The venue often hosts MMW events with deep house and chill-out beats, making it the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset and unwind before the night ramps up.

Night: The Beats Continue

While you're in town, experience Ultra Music Festival (March 22 - 24, 2024). This iconic festival, held annually during Miami Music Week, transforms the scenic Bayfront Park into a pulsating heart of rhythm, where the world’s top EDM DJs, live performers, and electronic acts showcase their talent amidst the backdrop of Miami's stunning skyline. For vacationers in Miami, Ultra Music Festival offers an unparalleled musical journey, merging the thrill of world-class performances with the allure of one of America's most vibrant cities.

Departure Day: Farewell Brunch

Before you say goodbye to Miami, enjoy a farewell brunch at Joe’s Stone Crab, a century-old institution beloved for its seafood. Indulging in their legendary stone crabs is the perfect way to culminate your Miami escapade, reflecting on the unforgettable moments of the past 48 hours.

Making the Most of Your Miami Music Week

To truly embrace MMW, flexibility is key. Be open to discovering new artists, and don't hesitate to venture off the beaten path—you might just stumble upon a hidden gem of a party or a breathtaking Miami spot. Remember to stay hydrated, wear sunscreen during daytime events, and most importantly, let the vibrant spirit of Miami and its music guide your adventure.

In just 48 hours, Miami Music Week offers an exhilarating snapshot of the city's pulsating vibes.


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