COLLINS PARK TOUR

Explores the neighborhood around Collins Park, from grand Collins Avenue hotels to Miami Modern (“MiMo”) apartment buildings to the Bass Museum.  For prepaid tickets and online purchases tour departs from Starbucks on 15th & Ocean Drive (park-side), otherwise, for Tour Tent ticket purchase (on 10th & Ocean Drive), transportation to 15th & Ocean will be provided.  Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.  

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive​
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  12:00pm
​Sun. 1/17: 12:00pm​​
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COCKTAILS with a TWIST

The Original Miami Beach Cocktail Tour” celebrates its eighth annual cocktail tour – stopping at three historic/distinctive lounges – this tour combines cocktails and drinks with surprise performances and engaging commentary covering history and architecture.  

(This is a ticketed event – fee for this tour is $55 per person and limited to 25 guests.  Price of tour includes three complimentary cocktails) Tour will meet and begin at The Raleigh Hotel (1775 Collins Avenue, MB, FL 33139) and last approximately 3 hrs. (from 5-8 pm).


PRICE: $55 per person
LOCATION: The Raleigh Hotel, 1775 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl 33139
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  5:00pm
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OCEAN DRIVE (en Español) TOUR

Una introducción a los estilos arquitectónicos que se encuentran en el Distrito Histórico de Miami Beach.  Explora hoteles, restaurantes y otras estructuras comerciales, tanto dentro como afuera. 

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  11:00am
​Sun. 1/17: 11:00am
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UNDERWORLD TOUR

Explore the Art Deco District through the lens of organized crime and other infamous acts of murder and mayhem.  This tour will take a look at the dark side or “underworld” of Miami Beach.  From illegal alcohol use during prohibition, to organized crime figures and their activities, from drug smugglers to dirty politicians, and the impact of the “underworld” on Miami Beach.

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  11:00am
​Sun. 1/17: 11:00am​​

SOUTH BEACH:  A WALKER’S PARADISE

The tour explores 1) what makes the area an appealing place to walk in, for visitors and residents alike, and 2) what factors make it a place that one is able to live in with little or no use of a car.  To sum up in a word, what makes it "walk-able".  The tour takes participants through both commercial and residential areas of South Beach beginning at the Art Deco Welcome Center and ending on Lincoln Road.

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive​
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  4:00pm
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MIAMI BEACH HISTORY TOUR

This tour focuses on the history of Miami Beach, including important events, and key trends of the city, from its beginnings as a swamp to the revitalization of South Beach.  Along the way, some of the iconic buildings of the city will be viewed.

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive
SCHEDULE:
​Sun. 1/17: 4:00pm
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JEWISH MIAMI BEACH TOUR

Explores the rise and fall of the Jewish population of Miami Beach over the past 100 years, including a look at the impact of selected key Jewish individuals and institutions, plus an overview of architectural styles in the southernmost part of the city. Tour departs in front of the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue.

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue​
SCHEDULE:
Sat. 1/16:  1:00pm
​Sun. 1/17: 1:00pm​​
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LGBT TOUR

Gay and Lesbian Miami Beach:  Historic and Cultural Contributions.  The tour includes the history of Gays and Lesbians in Miami Beach and puts that history into a wider national context.  The contribution of Gays and Lesbians to life in Miami Beach is explored through a variety of themes including the preservation movement in South Beach, its revitalization, entertainment, and fashion.  We will also show you some of the HOT SPOTS of gay life in South Beach. 

PRICE: $25 per person
LOCATION: Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive
SCHEDULE:
Fri.  1/15: 3:00pm
Sat. 1/16:  2:00pm
​Sun. 1/17: 2:00pm


GUIDED TOURS

MDPL’s guided walking tours are a great way to get a look at the Nationally Registered Art Deco Historic District and its architecture – Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and Miami Modern. Our tours are led by knowledgeable local architects, preservationists and historians. All tours last approximately 90 minutes. Times are subject to change, so please check when purchasing tickets. 

Tickets are available at the MDPL Tour Booth in front of the Art Deco Welcome Center at 10th Street and Ocean Drive at the following throughout the festival or you can purchase online prior to the weekend.


OCEAN DRIVE TOUR

An introduction to the architectural styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District.  Explore hotels, restaurants and other commercial structures, both inside and outside. 90 min.

PRICE:$25 per person

LOCATION:Tour Tent, 10th and Ocean Drive

SCHEDULE:

Fri.  1/15: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm (Focuses on South of 5th Street), 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm

Sat. 1/16:  9:30 am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm

​Sun. 1/17: 9:30 am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm