When you turn 60 years old like the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is this fall, there’s reason to celebrate on a grand scale. The event, which runs through November 3, overflows with major players especially in its new superyacht village at Pier South. Look for the debut of Lexus’s 65-foot LY 650, among stunners.
801 Seabreeze Boulevard; flibs.com
Bal Harbour Shops’ annual Collectors Weekend for luxury watches and cars from November 1-3 introduces a sneaker auction into the mix. Brands like Gucci, Prada, Valentino and the center’s Addict sneaker boutique are donating coveted kicks to benefit the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund. NBA champion Shane Battier will make a special appearance.
9700 Collins Avenue; balharbourshops.com
Interior designers and curious DIY types alike will descend on the Design Center of the Americas’ Fall Market on November 7. The all-day lineup in Dania Beach addresses many tech-focused topics such as smart homes and the wellness movement from interior designer and author Bea Pila’s “Design Enlightenment” to Gloster teak furniture’s history of gardens.
1855 Griffin Road; 954.920.7997; dcota.com
Miami is passionate about pizza. Gino Sorbillo imported his namesake pizzeria from Napoli to South Beach. Try his famous pizza fritta, a gourmet calzone. A Lucali partner will open DC Pie Co. in Brickell next week, too, for 15-inch pies and Lucali favorites such as salads and meatballs. There’s even a similar adjacent bar, Dom’s Brickell.
100 Collins Avenue; 305.381.0588. 1010 Brickell Avenue; 786.453.6888; dcpieco.com