Miami Heritage Month Festivities Honor Destination History & Multicultural Communities

 Friday, December 4, 2015 


MCVBThe Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) announces the return of Miami Heritage Month (sponsored by Citibank) December 1 – 31.  Miami Heritage Month features special offerings and events that provide locals and visitors with engaging ways to experience the destination’s rich cultural gems and multicultural heritage neighborhoods.  From culinary tours and art exhibits to hotel deals and articles.


The site will feature offerings and events from all participating partners including:

  1. Ancient Spanish Monastery
  2. Associated Printing Productions, Inc.
  3. Azucar Ice Cream Company
  1. Bellmónt Spanish Restaurant
  2. Big Bus
  3. The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater
  4. CigarStud
  5. Dade Heritage Trust
  6. Deering Estate
  7. Doctor’s at your Home, Inc.
  8. East Miami
  9. Exclusive Access Photography
  10. Historic Virginia Key Beach Park
  11. Jackson Soul Food
  12. King Tours & Transportation
  13. Little Haiti Cultural Complex- Caribbean Marketplace
  14. Little Havana Marketplace
  15. Marriott Stanton South Beach
  16. Miami Airport Marriott
  17. Miami Culinary Tours
  18. Miami Ironside
  19. Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
  20. The Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
  21. Quadco Printing & Signs, Inc.
  22. Rennert Miami
  23. Sailo, Inc.
  24. SoBe Flea Market – Miami Beach Senior High – AOHT
  25. Sole on the Ocean
  26. SuperShuttle Miami
  27. Urban Tour Host


The Art of Black Miami

Following a successful launch last year, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) brings back Art of Black Miami, a platform that shines a spotlight on local, national and international art and artists representing the African diaspora.  Art of Black Miami is part of Miami Heritage Month, celebrating the abundant artistic diversity found within Miami’s mosaic and heritage-rich neighborhoods. Residents and visitors will experience new artwork and projects while attending special events, meeting artists, visiting pop-up art galleries and more. provides real-time updates and more information on the African diaspora art representing African-American, Caribbean, Latin American and African cultures.


Culinary Tours

This year, two special culinary tours will be scheduled in partnership with History Miami Museum and Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus:


Both tours invite participants to taste their way through the heart of Little Haiti, Little Havana, Historic Overtown and the West Grove with a guided tour led by Dr. Paul George. Conch fritters with pikliz, mojitos, fried catfish, tasty jerk chicken and several other authentic dishes will be sampled while participants learn more about the history, rhythm and aromas that make these multicultural communities so vibrant.


“Greater Miami and The Beaches welcomes record-breaking numbers of visitors who are looking to enjoy art, culture, dining, attractions and world-class events in addition to enjoying the beach”, said GMCVB President and CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME.  “The month of December offers visitors and locals alike an array of cultural happenings including Art Basel Miami Beach and more than 20 satellite art fairs.  Miami Heritage Month celebrates the rich multicultural assets of the destination and brings together all the events under one umbrella.”


Miami Heritage Month is part of the GMCVB’s increasingly popular Miami Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best that Miami has to offer throughout the year at attractive prices. Other programs include Miami Cruise Month (January), Miami Romance Month (February), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports Month (April), Miami Museum Month (May), Miami Film Month (June), Miami Spa Month (July-August), Miami Spice Restaurant Month (August-September), Miami Attractions Month (October) and Miami Live Month (November).
Source:- Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

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