Nov 30, 2016

Contact: Media Relations at 305/539-3084, 800/955-3646 (U.S./Canada) or Erika Mayor, Fusion PR at 305/632-7323.

MIAMI, FL – (November 30, 2016) – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is celebrating Miami Heritage Month during the month of December (Dec. 1-31), featuring special offers and events within Miami’s most popular heritage neighborhoods. Miami Heritage Month, sponsored by Citibank, aims to bring visitors and commerce to our city’s diverse communities, rich with culture and history. A full listing of partners and promotions can be found on, or by following on Instagram @miamiandbeaches and using the hashtag #MiamiHeritage to learn about special events all month long.

Art of Black Miami is one of the featured events by the GMCVB, which showcases some of the most talented national and international artists. With events during Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, you can experience pop-up galleries, meet artists and attend special events throughout Miami Heritage Month. For more info visit

December 2016 Featured Partners:

  1. Ball & Chain
  2. Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex
  3. Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
  4. Dade Heritage Trust  
  5. Deering Estate 
  6. Guayaba y Chocolate
  7. Historic Virginia Key Beach Park
  8. Jackson Soul Food (Historic Overtown) 
  9. Jackson Soul Food II (Opa Locka)
  10. KROMA Gallery
  11. Miami Culinary Tours  
  12. Urban Tour Host
  13. Viernes Culturales @ Futurama 1637

“Miami is intertwined with an incredibly rich culture and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to highlight our diverse neighborhoods, foods and traditions during such a special season,” said GMCVB President & CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME. “Miami Heritage Month gives visitors and locals the chance to explore the city’s multicultural richness while taking advantage of great deals and specials.”  

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 with monthly deals and special events. Temptations programs include: Miami Cruise Month (January), Miami Romance Month (February), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports and Wellness 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 Arts Month (November).  For more information on the Miami Temptations programs please visit or e-mail  Facebook: @Visitmiami, Twitter: @MiamiandBeaches, #MiamiHeritage


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    About The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
    The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is an independent accredited not-for-profit sales and marketing organization whose mission is to attract visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for leisure, business and conventions. For a vacation guide visit our website at or call 1-888-76-Miami (US/Canada only) or 305-447-7777. To reach the GMCVB offices dial 305-539-3000. Meeting planners may call 1-800-933-8448 (US/Canada only) or 305-539-3071 or visit To get further engaged with Miami and the Beaches, join the conversation by following us on our social media channels at,, and