Friday, April 23, 2021
The City of Miami Beach has extended its State of Emergency Declaration and Emergency Measures through April 28, 2021.

We continue to provide our residents and businesses with the latest updates from the City of Miami Beach during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the latest news and updates below.
COVID-19 Updates
Message from the Mayor

View today's message from Mayor Gelber below and in Spanish here.
Miami Beach Vaccination Site
The walk-up COVID-19 testing site, located on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive, will be converted into a COVID-19 vaccination site, effective tomorrow, April 24 by the State of Florida Division of Emergency Management.
The site will operate seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., administering 250 Pfizer vaccines per day to Florida residents. 
No appointment necessary for first dose, appointments for second dose will be scheduled immediately following the first dose.
COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccine Sites
Commissioner David Richardson will host a series of COVID-19 pop-up vaccine sites on Miami Beach at:

North Shore Park & Youth Center: 9 AM - 7 PM (or until vaccines run out)
501 72 Street, Miami Beach, FL
  • Saturday, April 24
  • Sunday, April 25

South Shore Community Center: 9 AM - 7 PM (or until vaccines run out)
833 6 Street, Miami Beach, FL
  • Monday, April 26

Please note this is for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine only. All individuals 18 years and older are eligible to receive the vaccine. Vaccines will be available for 16 and 17 year olds, if parent is present to give consent and must provide proof of age with an official form of identification. Everyone must demonstrate proof of residency.
COVID-19 Vaccines
Miami-Dade County continues to work with hospitals and health care partners to vaccinate members of our community against COVID-19 as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Appointments can be made at Spanish speakers can visit Information is available on federal, state and other vaccination sites (CVS Health, Publix, Walmart, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas, etc) on this website as well.

For updated information about where vaccines are currently available and to answer frequently asked questions about the vaccines, please click here and select "Vaccine Information" from the list.
What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Click here to learn more on what you can expect post vaccination and click here on key things to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 Testing
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing continues on 17 Street and Convention Center Drive.

The drive-thru testing is being offered by Nomi Health and is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Testing is done by appointment only and results will be provided by email or text within 24 hours. Click here to make an appointment or call 786.746.7887 for more information.

Visit the city's Coronavirus website and select "Testing" from the list of menu items to view detailed testing information
General City Updates
Rethink Miami Beach
Join us for family fun on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Lummus Park. Ocean Drive and 12 Street will be activated with art, music and wellness activities.

Spend the weekend reconnecting with your community and neighbors as we rethink the way our communities use our spaces!

Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25
1 PM – 4 PM
Ocean Drive and 12 Street
Activities will include:
  • HIIT workout with RoyaFit
  • Jack & Jill Family Yoga
  • Percussion Drumming
  • Plan(T) by Xavier Cortada
  • Cortadito
  • Swim Week Sustainable Fashion
  • Beach Clean Up (Sunday only) & more!
Enjoy a beautifully and socially distant Sunday afternoon celebrating our city’s arts & culture! Share the event with your neighbors on Facebook. #RethinkMB
DEA National Takeback
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is happening Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. You can drop off your unwanted medications at:
  • Miami Beach Police Department HQ | 1100 Washington Avenue
  • NoBe Substation | 6840 Indian Creek Drive
For more information visit:
Sunday Mornings with Parks & Rec
Get creative with us on Sunday mornings via Facebook Live!

Stay home to stay well and join us every Sunday as we bring you fun arts and crafts ideas to entertain everyone at home.

Sunday, April 25
11 AM
Craft: Elephant Toothpaste

Click here to view materials needed to follow along.
Sunday Funday on Lincoln Road
South Florida's favorite brands in food, fitness, and flowers unite together for one epic Sunday Funday on Lincoln Road. This coming Sunday, April 25, many of the top brands that have taken up permanent and temporary residence on Lincoln Road gather for a series of special events catering to every interest and satisfying any craving.

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Artisan Market on Lincoln Road: For the fourth and final installment of the Food Network & Cooking Channel’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival Artisan Market on Lincoln Road series, which aims to support small local culinary businesses affected by the pandemic by featuring a rotating roster of amazing eats from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Lincoln Road and Michigan Avenue.

Fairchild Garden Hosts Orchid Tour Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden: Renowned for its world-class collection of tropical plants, recently reimagined Lincoln Road as a beautiful botanical garden. Among the many notable and exotic plantings found on Lincoln Road are more than 1,250 orchids. For one day only, Fairchild Garden’s director, Dr. Carl Lewis and their Orchid Biologist, Dr. Jason Downing, will offer visitors a complimentary 45-minute guided tour. The eight-block stroll begins at 11 a.m. on the 1100 block of Lincoln Road.

Lincoln Road Farmer’s Market: A Miami Beach institution, the weekly Sunday Farmer’s Market on Lincoln Road is known for its wide assortment of vendors featuring fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants and many other items. The Farmer’s Market can be found every Sunday, year-round between Washington Avenue and Meridien Avenue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Complimentary Warrior Flow Yoga: Lincoln Road partnered with Warrior Flow’s Adrian Molina, one of the top yoga instructors in our community, to offer two complimentary yoga classes every Sunday to South Florida residents. Classes take place at the 1111 Lincoln Road parking garage, 3rd floor, and begin at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Registration is required to ensure social distancing.

Musical Performances by Nicole Yarling and Lindsey Blair: Every Sunday, Lincoln Road invites local musicians to play for diners and shoppers along the Euclid Oval. This Sunday, Nicole Yarling, Jazz Hero award-winner and multi-genre vocalist, violin and fiddle player, as well as Lindsey Blair, electric guitarist and Miami new times Jazz Musician of the Year, will serenade pedestrians from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bass Family Day and Concert
On Sunday, April 25, join The Bass for an in-person or virtual Family Day experience from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m! Make a series of 3D sculptures outside in Collins Park, inspired by the artwork in the What Remains exhibition. At-home participants will create a found object 3D artwork using materials from nature. The virtual art-making activity will be posted to the The Bass' YouTube channel on April 25 at 12 p.m. 

Following Family Day activities, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., celebrate PRIDE with live music in Collins Park by DJ Adora, Karina Iglesias and Robbie Elias. This event is free and open to the public, and will also be live-streamed online to view virtually from the comfort of your own home.

Commissioner Michael Góngora will serve as a very special guest MC! The Artscape Concert Series is presented by The Global Arts Project and The Collins Park Neighborhood Association. A very special thanks to all of our sponsors and the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council.
Cinderella in the Park
Enjoy a live performance at Flamingo Park in the partnership with Fantasy Theatre Factory hosted by the Miami Beach Parks and Recreation department!

Saturday, May 8
6 PM
14 Street and Meridian Avenue

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, April 26 at
$25 per pod, doors open at 5 p.m.
Senior Affairs Committee Meeting
There will be a Senior Affairs Committee meeting hosted virtually Monday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom here: meeting will be streamed live on MBTV Channel 660 on Atlantic Broadband or 99 on AT&T U-Verse.

How to provide spoken public comment during the meeting: The public may provide spoken comment by dialing telephone 301.715.8592 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 899 9624 5365. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Planning Board Meeting
There will be a Planning Board meeting hosted virtually Tuesday, April 27 at 9 a.m. via Zoom here: meeting will be streamed live on MBTV Channel 660 on Atlantic Broadband or 99 on AT&T U-Verse.

How to provide spoken public comment during the meeting: The public may provide spoken comment by dialing telephone 301.715.8592 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 861 4342 6327. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
South of Fifth Neighborhood Improvement Project Meeting
Please join the City of Miami Beach for a virtual public meeting to discuss the South of Fifth Neighborhood Improvement project.

Tuesday, April 27
6 PM
Join the virtual public meeting:
Via phone: 301.715.8592 or 877.853.5257 (toll free), the Webinar ID: 940 7592 7653

City staff will present the proposed locations for the stormwater treatment system components and further discuss the community's recommendations. For more information, please contact Lauren Firtel at
Neighborhood & Quality of Life Committee Meeting
There will be a Neighborhood and Quality of Life Committee meeting hosted virtually Wednesday, April 28 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom here: meeting will be streamed live on MBTV Channel 660 on Atlantic Broadband or 99 on AT&T U-Verse.

How to provide spoken public comment during the meeting: The public may provide spoken comment by dialing telephone 312.626.6799 or 888.475.4499 (toll free).  The Webinar ID is 821 6127 0311. Press *9 to raise a hand to be placed in queue to speak.
Flooding Awareness Public Meeting
The City of Miami Beach is committed to building flood awareness. We want you to be aware of flood risk, learn how to stay safe, protect your property and increase savings on flood insurance premiums.

Wednesday, April 28
6 PM
Join the webinar:
Via telephone: 646.876.9923 or 877.853.5257 (toll free)
Webinar ID: 969 8824 2337

Please join the Miami Beach team and mitigation experts for a webinar on tips and steps to make your property more resilient.
Hyundai Air And Sea Show
Widely recognized as “The Greatest Show Above the Earth” on the shores of Miami Beach, the National Salute to America’s Heroes: Presented by Hyundai featuring the Hyundai Air & Sea Show® returns with new protocols dedicated to delivering a safe and comfortable event experience this spring, May 29-30, 2021, with ALL-NEW reserved seating with Umbrella Club, Herradura Tequila Cabana Club and a sanctioned preferred viewing area.

The Hyundai Air and Sea Show will look and feel different this year, but the commitment is unchanged – to bring back the true meaning and spirit of Memorial Day weekend and pay tribute to all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our freedom. Learn more here and reserve your viewing area today.
Parks & Rec Corner
Get moving with the Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department with tai chi, dance fusion and more. Take a mid-day break with one of their virtual classes, click here to try one out!
Stay Informed
Visit our dedicated, city-related coronavirus webpage at for the most up-to-date information, including important resources, impacts to city services and more.

Our city hotline at 305.604.CITY (2489) is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. You can also email your questions to Or connect with us through social media via email, Nextdoor, Facebook, Twitter and via text message (text MBAlert to 888777).