The Best Things to Do in Coral Gables in July

Most Events Are Still Online for July, But Things Are Slowly Starting to Reopen

Friday Night Flashbacks

Every Friday, Actors’ Playhouse looks back at some of their favorite past productions. Join Actors’ Playhouse Artistic Director David Arisco on Facebook Live on Fridays at 7 p.m. with new guests each week from different shows. Past events have included the productions of “Million Dollar Quartet,” “West Side Story” and “Memphis.”

Black Art Matters

In memory of George Floyd, Cernuda Arte is exhibiting 13 contemporary Afro-Cuban artists, including Wifredo Lam, Juan Roberto Diago and Manuel Mendive. Artworks on display range from paintings to sculptures to ceramics. On view at Cernuda Arte through the end of July. 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd. 

Books & Books’ Virtual Author Series

Our local bookstore has taken its author events online. Events already scheduled for July include Kent and Karen Russell, Congressman Eric Swalwell and Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, and Chantel Acevedo and Alex Segura. Go to for a full listing of the virtual author series and to register for the link to the Crowdcast livestream.

Miami Spice

Typically only for the months of August and September, this year Miami Spice began on June 1 and ends on Sept. 30. The extension is to entice residents to support local restaurants and revive the food industry. Indulge in a three-course brunch or lunch for $25 or dinner for just $39. Visit for an ever-expanding list of participating Gables restaurants.

July in Gables