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Epicenter of the Americas

Miami is in the midst of an urban renaissance. Downtown Miami is driving growth with new developments of all types; developers added condos, apartments, hotels, offices, and retail centers this year with more to come. Our skyline keeps changing, providing a newly imagined backdrop for this emerging global city and we at the Miami Downtown Development Authority are here to help you get the most out of your Downtown experience, whether you are here for a few nights or a lifetime.

Doing Business in Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami connects businesses to the world like few cities can. A thriving economy, strong business sectors, instant connectivity, extensive social and cultural offerings, and an active and vibrant residential community come together to form our global cosmopolitan city. Companies strategically choose Downtown Miami to be a part of a global business center … a tropical waterfront paradise where worlds meet, entrepreneurs gather, and the Americas are centered. At the Miami Downtown Development Authority, we are ready to help you find your place in our thriving city, expand upon what you’re already doing, and better understand how the city is shaping up in the foreseeable future.

Living in Downtown Miami

Downtown Miami is an electrifying place for urban dwellers to live, work, and play. Downtown offers extensive living options for those who are looking for a place to buy or to rent in a clean, safe, attractive, and welcoming world class city. Whether you are a current resident or are looking to become one, we want to help keep you en vogue with everything that’s happening from the arts and food scenes to the ins and outs of major projects transforming Downtown Miami.

Visiting Downtown Miami

Business or pleasure, no matter the reason for your visit you’ll find a distinctive experience in Downtown Miami. From iconic architectural and artistic hotspots to legendary events that people travel from all over the world to be a part of, we’re here to help you see and do everything on your itinerary and maybe even discover something you weren’t expecting.

Miami Museum Month

Miami Museum Month is an incredible opportunity to experience the area’s inspiring museums. During May, all visitors and locals will be offered "Buy One, Get One Free" admission or "Join One Museum, See Them All" at participating museums during Miami Museum Month. **Coupon required to take advantage of Miami Museum Month offers. Please check individual participating museum pages for exclusions and limitations.

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Upward Bound Math and Science Showcase

Join us as the students in our Upward Bound Math and Science Program showcase some of the concepts they learned-including South Florida ecology, the human body and environmental filmmaking-in creative and interactive ways. It's a wonderful opportunity to see what our students have learned and how they have grown as scientists.
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David Blaine Live

Blaine is known for his exceptional fusion of magic and stunt work, unlike any other modern-day performer. The one-man show will be an interactive experience to shock and awe audiences.

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Miami Fashion Week

Miami Fashion Week (MIAFW) is dedicated to cultivating the fashion industry in Miami and positioning the city as a high-quality fashion hub. MIAFW is proud to be the first fashion week solely dedicated to showcasing Resort Cruise Collections while simultaneously synergizing quality content to and beautiful artistic pieces to amplify its message to a broader; global audience. MIAFW takes advantage of the strong and diverse connection Miami found between Latin America and the United States.

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Don Quixote: National Ballet Of Ukraine

The National Ballet of Ukraine presents the famously jovial "Don Quixote" starring a special guest - Teatro alla Scala soloist Leonid Sarafanov on stage at the Olympia Theater.  This outstanding classical ballet piece is known for dazzling choreography, unsurpassed sets, and vivid costumes. One of the most loved productions produced by National Ballet of Ukraine in the 20th Century, Don Quixote combines classical Russian ballet technique and contemporary interpretation so that the performers appear to soar over the stage. 
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