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200 S. Biscayne Blvd., 2929
Miami, Florida 33131

Hispanic Theatre: Difficult Years

For the 29th season, the International Hispanic Theatre Festival is showcasing four acclaimed theater companies in a tribute to Argentina at The Adrienne Arsht Center. You still have time to catch their finale show Años Dificiles this weekend! Años Dificiles is a story with allusions and metaphors abound while projecting absurdly dark humor and at times, deceitful hypocrisy. Let the drama begin! (All performances in Spanish with English subtitles.) July 24-27, 2016.

> For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Iron Fork 2016 Special Offer

As the official kick off to Miami Spice, Iron Fork has become a fan favorite as thousands of attendees come to witness the exotic smells, sights, and tastes showcased by some of Miami's hottest restaurants. Be sure to purchase your Iron Fork tickets in advance this year to receive special discounted offers. This year's event will be held at the AmericanAirlines Arena, where participants are expected to reach into the thousands to enjoy the festivities. July 28, 2016 - 7pm to 10pm / 6pm VIP. 

> For more info on this event and to purchase tickets, click here.

Miami's 120th Birthday Celebration

Some 125+ years ago, land owner Julia Tuttle convinced railroad juggernaut, Henry Flagler, to expand his rail systems to what is now Downtown Miami. In 1896 they incorporated this area as the City Of Miami with about 400 residents. This year marks the 120th birthday of the City Of Miami and a grand celebration is due. Join Mayor Tomás Regalado and other distinguished guests at the Miami City Cemetery on July 28, 2016, at 9:30am for a historical spotlight into the lives of some of the greatest founders and pioneers of our Magic City. More...

Harry Potter 8 Midnight Release Party!

Attention wizards, witches and muggles! People of all ages are invited to join the Miami-Dade Public Library System for a free, magical fun-filled evening celebrating the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two,” the eighth story of the Harry Potter series, on Saturday, July 30, from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 101 W. Flagler Street. Free event parking will be available in the Cultural Center Garage, 50 NW 2 Avenue, which connects to the Main Library via a covered walkway. ADA accessible.

> For more information on this exciting event, click here.

Miami Spa Month - July 1 - August 31

Indulge in the highest standards of pampering and relaxation during the 9th annual Miami Spa Month throughout July and August. Enjoy rejuvenating special treatments for as low as $109 at Miami's premier spas.

> For more information on Miami Spa Month and for a list of participating Spas in Downtown Miami, click here.

Be Election Ready!

Be Election Ready! Election Day is August 30, 2016! Make sure your voting information is up to date before this year's municipal elections. New voters must register to vote by August 1, 2016 to be eligible to vote in the upcoming races. For important Miami-Dade County Elections Department Dates to Remember, click here. 

> For additional information, including early voting locations and polling places, visit the Miami-Dade Elections Office or click here!


Miami DDA Meeting Agendas

July 2016  

• Finance Committee                           Wed, July 6, 2016 @ 9:00am


• Transit, Connectivity & Mobility Committee -CANCELED   Wed, July 6, 2016 @ 3:00pm Adobe
• Quality of Life committee Thur, July 7, 2016 @ 9:00am Adobe
• Executive Committee Fri, July 8, 2016 @ 9:00am Adobe
• Urban Placemaking Committee Thur, July 14, 2016 @ 4:00pm Adobe
• Board of Directors Meeting Fri, July 15, 2016 @ 8:30am Adobe

• Business Development & Marketing Committee

Wed, July 20, 2016 @ 9:00am    Adobe

• Arts, Culture & Entertainment Committee

Thur, July 21, 2016 @ 9:00am


The Workshop: Less Tech. More Interaction


The 2-day workshop provides attendees with connections with like-minded leaders, clarity and understanding about how their business or organization can help to rebuild or rebrand broken, disengaged, stagnant businesses, organizations or neighborhoods and resources, road maps and hands on support from experts in the areas that help to grow your business and cause. The Workshop is not just meant to inspire, but give you what you need to build a better business. July 29-30 - Cost: $147 with code “ddamillennial” Location: mind warehouse - 111 NE 1st Street, 8th Floor, (786) 571-8660. More...

Miami DDA Board of Directors Vacancies - Deadline August 25, 2016

Do you have a passion for Downtown Miami?

Join the DDA!

We are currently looking for new Board and Committee Members.

The Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) is an independent agency of the City of Miami. Its mission is to grow, strengthen and promote the economic health and vitality of Downtown Miami.

Miami DDA Committee(s) Application Process

The following Committees are in place to further the Agencys mission:

• Arts, Culture & Entertainment
• Business Development & Marketing
• Quality of Life
• Urban Placemaking
• Transit, Connectivity and Mobility

Interested candidates should send a "Letter of Interest" explaining the candidate's desire to serve and specify which above mentioned committee(s) they are interested in, their qualifications to join the Committee(s), along with a resume.

Miami DDA Board Member Qualifications and Application process:

Prospective Miami DDA Board of Directors members must either reside, work, and/or own real property within the boundaries of the Miami DDA.

No officer or employee of the city, other than one member of the city commission, shall be eligible for appointment to the board. All appointments to the board will be subject to confirmation by the City of Miami Commission.

Interested candidates should send a "Letter of Interest" explaining the candidate's desire to serve, their qualifications to join the Miami DDA Board, and the Miami DDA District they would represent along with a resume.

Inquiries are due no later than Monday, August 25th, 2016 to:

Miami DDA Nominating Committee
200 S. Biscayne Blvd, # 2929
Miami, Florida 33131