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The Best Events In and Around Coral Gables this Month

September 2019

Gipsy Kings

Get ready to dance with the high energy kings of flamenco, as they perform their smash hits like “Bamboleo” and “Djobi Djoba.” The Grammy-winning band celebrates over 25 years of electrifying flamenco, salsa, rumba and pop fusion perfection at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $42 – $122

International Rum Conference 2019

Rum enthusiasts are invited to discover and sample unique rums from around the world. The conference will be held at the Biltmore Hotel Sept. 25-28. Tickets range from $50 to $400 (VIP) and can be purchased at “We are thrilled to be relocating the International Rum Conference from Madrid to the Biltmore Hotel,” says Director Jorge C. Gablis. “If you enjoy rum, you won’t want to miss it.”

Park(ing) Day

Businesses in Downtown Coral Gables will turn the street parking in front of their stores into pop-up public spaces. These “parks” will include games and activities – or just a bit of green with lounge chairs. The goal of this national event, is to raise awareness about the importance of a livable, walkable city. Friday, Sept. 20.

The Wizard of Oz

Celebrate 80 years of the beloved musical at Coral Gables Art Cinema with the whole family. The film is part of Family Day on Aragon, which takes place on the second Saturday and Sunday of each month. The screenings are at 11 a.m. on Sept. 14 and 15. Tickets are $5 and include a small popcorn and soda. Tickets are free for children under 12.

Wiesenthal at GableStage

The riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, who devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Written by Tom Dugan, this play honors his dedication, tenacity, wisdom and wit. Thursdays through Sundays, Sept. 21 – Oct. 20, at GableStage at the Biltmore.

A Taste of Coral Gables Launch Party

Written by Coral Gables resident Paola Mendez, “A Taste of Coral Gables: A Culinary Tour and Recipes of the Gables covers about 75 restaurants. It also boasts menu highlights, chef profiles and wine pairings. From haute cuisine to casual dining, this cookbook has it all. The evening will begin with a signing, followed by a cocktail reception at Books & Books. Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and include a copy of the cookbook.