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February is full of attractions in Downtown Miami

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According to Miami DDA, these are some of the activities in Downtown Miami:

"Miami Half Marathon

According to usroadsports site, “the Miami Half Marathon has certainly become a favorite for runners throughout the world. Many come to Miami for the course as it is fast and dramatically inspiring. Runners of the Miami Half Marathon will start together with their friends running the Miami Marathon and then they will finish at the same Finish Line. The only deviation occurs in the last 800 meters of the race.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

  • 6:05 AM (EST) wheelchair participants
  • 6:15 AM (EST) marathon participants

All participants need to be in the runner corrals no later than 5:55 AM. Corrals will close at that time. Participants are asked to adhere to 'courtesy corralling.' Start corrals will not be labeled with bib numbers this year, instead with corresponding letter & color; please find your appropriate corral.

Runner Premiums:

  • Gender-specific tech tees
  • Name on Bib Number (if registered by 11/18/13)
  • Music & Entertainment on course
  • Run Miami and Miami Marathon Newsletter
  • A truly unique Miami-Style finisher's medal
  • Access to post-race food and refreshments
  • Digital photo proof crossing the finish line
  • Top three in each age category awards
  • Runner Goodie Bag
  • Expo Shuttles”

Please check all the details and information to register, etc. here: http://www.usroadsports.com/Signature/Miami/default.taf

Farmers Market

This urban farmers market, located at 50 Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami, will provide fresh, local produce, sour dough breads and pastries, local honey, orchids, herb plants and much more. The market, funded by The Miami Foundation's Public Space Challenge and the Health Foundation of South Florida, is also about repurposing public spaces into community gathering areas.

Cost: Free

February 8, 15 and 22.

Annual Flagler Fest

13th Annual Flagler Fest in the heart of Historic Downtown Miami. The much anticipated Annual Flagler Fest returns, fun-filled, family and pet-friendly day of activities in beautiful Downtown Miami. The event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Muse over the collection of antique, vintage, and hot-rod cars show all put on by the Antique club of America South Florida Region

Take a historic walking tour with Dr. Paul George starting at 1:30pm

Visit the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for free tours

It's playtime at the Children's Corner, where kids can get their faces painted, explore the petting zoo and bounce around in the bounce house

Bring your pooch to the Doggie Corner for free doggie snacks

Lunch cuisine alfresco at one of the many downtown cafes

Shop around in the eclectic and vibrant boutiques and stores

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