Things To Do

Festivals abound in Miami this Saturday

Miami Tattoo Expo 2009 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Photo: Jipsy
Miami Tattoo Expo 2009 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Photo: Jipsy

Bike Fest

Save Haiti Bike Ride, an annual ride helps raise funds for Color of Hope Inc, a non-profit organization that is working to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, rolls out this morning to raise funds for its programs. Riders begin at Miami’s MoCA Plaza and travel to the cultural plaza in Lake Worth, but casual riders are welcome to stop earlier if they wish.

Details: 7 a.m.-5 p.m., ride starts at MoCA Plaza, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami;; $35.


Doggie Fest

Bayfront Park is letting the dogs out at the inaugural Doggie Fest, a fun-filled day for four-legged friends and their people. The festivities include doggy fashion and talent shows, live music and entertainment, pet adoptions, contests, vendor booths, food trucks and doggy treats.

Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami;; $10.


Puerto Rican Fest

HistoryMiami hosts Family Fun Day with a celebration of La Isla del Encanto with Puerto Rican food, and art, an interactive performance by plena y bomba band Plena Es and craft activities inspired by Puerto Rican traditions.

Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. HistoryMiami 101 W. Flagler St., Miami;; free.

Tat fest

Whether your entire body is a canvas or you’re happy with the small four-leaf clover on your shoulder, you’ll be dazzled at Tattoolapalooza, a skin-art festival featuring renowned tattoo artists plus live art, contests and seminars.

Details: Noon-midnight Saturday, and noon-10 p.m. Sunday at the Hyatt Regency, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami;; one-day pass $20 in advance, $25 at the door; kids 12 and under free.


Beer Fest

The weirdest beer you’ll ever love is back! Funky Buddha’s acclaimed Maple Bacon Coffee Porter gets its re-release exclusively at this all-day street party also featuring food trucks, live music, debut tastings and dozens of beers on tap.

Details: Noon-10 p.m. at Funky Buddha Brewery, 1201 NE 38th St., A1, Oakland Park;; free.