What’s happening in Miami Beach and South Florida on Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day is the first national holiday to leave the country under the strict restrictions and guidelines of COVID-19. It is expected that a large number of people will gather in hot places such as beaches and malls that are fully open with loose masks.

Miami-Dade County and local cities are preparing for a potentially busy weekend to avoid repeated spring breaks this year.

The beach will meet again on Memorial Day as the city prepares for the next big weekend

Track South Florida Memorial Day events and news here. This blog will be updated throughout the afternoon.

A local attraction away from Miami Beach, a holiday hotspot in downtown Miami

With Hyundai Air & Sea ShowCauseway closures, tourist mountains, Miami Beach and downtown Miami make it one of the hottest spots in Miami-Dade.

Looking for a slower Memorial Day vacation with less tourists? South Florida has a lot of gems.

In Zoo Miami, the new Sumatran tiger Dali and other zoo babies born in January are waiting for visitors to the zoo.

The Fairchild Tropical Garden, Jurassic Garden, is also open to teach children and adults about prehistoric creatures.

Dezerland Park, one of Florida’s largest indoor amusement centers, is also open to guests.

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What’s the weather on Memorial Day weekend?

According to the National Meteorological Service, Saturday’s holiday weekend began with a bright glow, unlikely to rain. However, in true South Florida style, thunderstorms are expected on Sundays and Mondays, immersing Memorial Day.

There is a 30% chance of a thunderstorm on Sunday and a 40% chance on Sunday night.Ah Dangerous weather forecast An alert has been issued on the weather services website, suggesting that you continue to check the forecast before the long weekend.

According to the outlook, the possibility of a Memorial Day weekend thunderstorm can be more flooded, with occasional “cloud-to-ground lightning bolts” and gusts.

Rip currents can also form along the beaches of South Florida over the weekend.

On Memorial Day, Miami-Dade and Broward counties expect a 50% chance of a storm to rise to 60% on Tuesday. It remains at 60% on Wednesday and the weather can remain volatile until Friday.

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MacArthur and Julia Tuttle Causeways will be closed on holiday weekends.

On Friday, MacArthur, which connects South Beach to downtown Miami, began leaving only one lane facing east open until around 4 am the next day. The closure will start again at 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday and end at 4 am on Sunday and Monday.

The Julia Tuttle Causeway, which connects Mid Beach to Miami’s 36th Avenue, will have two east-facing lanes from 10 pm to 4 am the next day. The 10 pm lane closure will take place daily until Sunday.

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What are the weekend business hours and holidays on Memorial Day?

Unlike the 2020 Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of places to take family and friends.

Miami-Dade and Broward beaches and parks open. Some guidelines to follow..

Aventura Mall, Dolphin Mall and Simon-owned malls (Dadeland Mall, The Falls, Florida Keys Outlet Marketplace, International Mall, Sawgrass Mills, Coral Square, Boca Raton Town Center) are open from 11am to 8pm To do.

Banks, courts, county or city offices are closed on federal holidays. In addition, the mail has not arrived and the stock market is closed.

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