New for 2022 is the Miami Grand Prix where famous F1 names will descend upon the heart of Miami for the first time to battle it out for that desired Miami F1 first place win. Even if you don’t know your Lewis Hamilton from your Max Verstappen or your Mclaren from your Red Bull, you’ll know there is always a huge buzz and build-up around a Formula One Grand Prix event.
Table of Contents:
- Rent a Scooter
- Get Yourself to Miami Speed Week
- Breathe in some Culture at Wynwood Walls
- Sample Succulent Food
- Get Lost in History with Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
- Zuma Miami Grand Prix After Party
- Retail Therapy with Bayside Marketplace
- MetaFans Big Race Pre-Party at Grails Sports Bar
- Miami Speedshop at 1111 Lincoln Road
- Williams F1 Viewing Party at W South Beach
The whole Miami F1 event will enrich the city of Miami with visitors and tourists from all over the world. All hungry for a piece of that Formula One action.
As well as the main event, there are plenty of things to do and see in the exciting city of Miami. Full of history and culture, there is something for everyone. From the idyllic sands of South Beach to the hustle and bustle of Bayside Marketplace.
Everything you need to know about the New Miami F1
Before we get into the details about what else you can do in Miami. Let’s look at everything you need to know about the Miami Grand Prix. It’s the first one held in Miami for starters. Yep, the Miami Grand Prix 2022 is the city’s debut F1 race.
Not only is it the first Miami GP the Miami International Autodrome track is a temporary street circuit, designed just for the Miami F1. An exciting and fast-paced street track with the Miami Dolphin’s Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens at its heart.
This 57-lap race gives off street-racing vibes like the infamous Circuit de Monaco or the night race of Singapore’s Marina Bay Street Circuit. There is nothing quite like an F1 one street race right? Plus, if you’re lucky enough you can walk around the top deck of the Hard Rock Stadium and see the whole of the Miami F1 circuit in all its glory.
What else is there to do during the Miami Grand Prix?
Even if you sadly missed out on tickets for the first Miami Formula One race, there are loads of F1 events you can attend. From the sublime pop-up steakhouse Carna by Dario Cecchini to the Miami Speed Week, an immersive F1 fan event and viewing party on May 7th and 8th held at Bayfront Park.
Not only are you able to attend these exciting Miami Grand Prix-focused events, but you can also have fun in the city of Miami’s rich immersive playground of things to do, see, and experience.
We take a look at the 10 Best Things You’ll Love To Do On Miami Grand Prix Weekend.
1. Rent a Scooter
Before you do anything in our wonderful city of Miami and its Formula One Grand Prix race: You need an easy and fun way of getting from A to B. The best way to move about in The Magic City is to rent a scooter from Miami Scooter Rentals. With Ubers being expensive—especially around Miami GP weekend—and all the extra traffic that the Miami Grand Prix will bring to the city, renting a scooter is the best and easiest way to tour Miami. They’re low-cost to rent, easy to navigate, and incredibly fun to ride. As it’s appointment only, you can choose a check-in time between 8 am and 9 pm, making it completely convenient for you. Plus you can store your luggage and take advantage of free street parking. What’s not to love about scooter rental?
How to rent a Scooter in Miami?
The perfect way to nip in and out of traffic to get from event to restaurant and back to the F1 race. Renting from Miami Scooter Rentals, you’ll feel at ease with the simple rental system. All you need is your Drivers License, be 21 or over, and we’ll do the rest. Getting to and from place to place during the Miami GP has never been easier.
With parts of the city streets (mainly the actual race circuit) closed, off plus thousands of tourists and Formula One fans descending on the city, you’ll need a simple solution to get through all that traffic to your favorite event or experience. The best solution is to go with the scooter rental option. You can choose from the Italian-styled Italica Mini 50CC, the stripped-back Honda Ruckus 50CC, or the sporty Vitacci Bullet 50CC. Call today to avoid disappointment and book your scooter for Miami Grand Prix week. The friendly staff will be able to help with all your rental queries.
2. Get Yourself to Miami Speed Week
If you can’t get tickets to see the Miami F1 in the grandstand, Speed Week is the next best thing. Just a 10-minute ride away from Miami Scooter Rentals and set in the beautiful waterfront setting of Bayfront Park, Miami Speed Week is for those of you who love all things Formula One partnered with world-class entertainment. Once you’ve rented your scooter, you can jump on and head over to the Speed Week event.
As well as a watch party for the Miami GP, Miami Speed Week offers the biggest celebration of all things Miami F1, including entertainment, F1-focused activities, and an open bar. From pit stop challenges to the Legends of Racing, world-class DJs, and live music. It’s the best F1 party that you won’t want to miss!
Get your Miami Speed Week tickets here and be part of the best Miami Grand Prix party!
3. Breathe in some Culture at Wynwood Walls
Just up the road from Miami Scooter Rentals is art phenomenon and outside installation, Wynwood Walls. Based in the Wynwood district, it’s an outdoor street-art gallery featuring thought-provoking murals and contemporary graffiti art. Conceived in 2009 by the late Tony Goldman, these murals are created each successive year by national and international artists. From well-known creators such as Shepard Fairey to up-and-coming newer artists like Kayla Mahaffey.
You can bask in the Miami sunshine as you park up your scooter and wander Wynwood Walls, breathing in the atmosphere and culture of the murals. It’s the perfect antidote to the excitement of the Miami F1. You can get your Wynwood Walls tickets here for your immersive art experience.
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If you go to Wynwood Walls we recommend our Honda Rucks 50 cc scooter. This 50cc scooter rental is well maintained, has low mileage, and is lots of fun.
The scooter is super easy to ride, even for the beginner rider.
4. Sample Succulent Food
Take a short scooter trip over Biscayne Bay to CARBONE BEACH, where Major Food Group in association with American Express delivers amazing culinary delights from Chef Mario Carbone. The Michelin-starred restaurant is hosting four nights over the Miami Grand Prix, offering its New York-style Italian menu to American Express holders. You can book your culinary experience right here.
Alternatively, you can travel a short distance south on your scooter to the SLS Brickell Miami Hotel where butcher Dario Cecchini of Carna is hosting a pop-up restaurant Carna by Dario Cecchini. Partnered with Executive Chef of SLS Brickell, Victor Rosado, they’re bringing a joint tasting menu including both steak and seafood to tempt your taste buds. You can book your dining experience with Carna by Dario Cecchini here.
5. Get Lost in History with Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
For some rich Miami history away from the F1 Miami 2022, take a 15-minute scooter trip south. Just past Alice Wainwright Park is the sublime and welcoming Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.
American tycoon James Deering built Vizcaya between 1914 and 1916, using it as his winter residence. Influenced by Italian architecture with a Miami inspiration, Vizcaya features historic design throughout the house. With each bedroom completely different.
Vizcaya’s European-themed gardens complement the main house perfectly, allowing you to soak up the lush greenery and geometrical design as you stroll effortlessly along the paths and tracks. Once you’ve reached nirvana with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens you can jump back on your rented scooter and head back north to the organized chaos and excitement of the Miami Grand Prix!
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If you are going to Vizcaya Museum & Gardens we recommend our ITALICA MINI 50CC Scooter rental. This 50cc scooter is perfect for commuting around the City or a fun ride around South Miami. Riding this scooter is very easy since it is so light and accelerates well even with two people.
There are two storage compartments, one under the seat and a second behind the passenger backrest. You will get about 120 miles on a full tank, so frequent fill-ups are no need.
6. Zuma Miami Grand Prix After Party
Centered in the heart of Downtown Miami is the exclusive Japanese restaurant Zuma Miami. Run by Chef Rainer, the Zuma family of restaurants are internationally applauded modern Japanese Izakaya-style eating establishments. During the Miami GP, Zuma Miami is hosting an exciting and exclusive Miami F1 after party.
Celebrating all things Grand Prix and Formula One, the Zuma Miami Grand Prix After Party arrives with unlimited food and drinks, a live DJ, and a formidable fireworks display. The perfect way to bring the spectacular Miami Grand Prix to an exciting close.
For those of you who love top-class food, you really don’t want to miss this event. You can get your Zuma After Party tickets here.
7. Retail Therapy with Bayside Marketplace
For those of you who love a day of retail therapy and need a break from the Miami F1 celebrations, look no further than the Bayside Marketplace. Situated just north of Bayfront Park, you can take a short scooter ride from Miami Scooter Rentals east to Bayside Marketplace.
Frequently featured in the TV show Miami Vice, Bayside Marketplace is one of the most-visited attractions in all of Miami. The open-air shopping complex is one of the best places to shop and is open all year round.
As well as a huge complement of shops, Bayside Marketplace has a range of superb restaurants such as the Eighties-styled Black Market and the Italian food of Segafredo Bayside. With bars and live music thrown into the mix, Bayside Marketplace is the place to relax and counteract the excitement of the Miami F1 race.
8. MetaFans Big Race Pre-Party at Grails Sports Bar
For those of you, that love something a bit more tech-oriented, there’s the MetaFans Big Race Pre-Party at Grails Sports Bar. A short ride on your rental scooter, the Grails Sports Bar is located northeast of Miami Scooter Rentals in Wynwood. A multi-TV sports bar displaying a huge collection of vintage sneakers. Thanks to it being co-owned by Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli, the food is more ‘Remastered Chicken Sandwich with Yuzu Kosho’ or ‘Ahi Tuna Tostadas’ than your usual sports-bar fare.
Teaming up with MetaFans, a sports-orientated NFT community, Grails is hosting a future-focused Miami F1 pre-party. Featuring an NFT gallery, custom sneaker art, and a live art show by StompingGroundCustoms. A range of VR experiences will also be on offer. This includes an F1 car a VR racing simulator, VR sports games, Star Wars quest, and a Google Maps journey. A Special Guest DJ will be hitting the decks for your listening pleasure, plus there’ll be an open bar to keep you refreshed and light bites to keep you fuelled.
This will be something a bit different to celebrate the first Miami Grand Prix. You can purchase tickets for the MetaFans Big Race Pre-Party at Grails Sports Bar event here.
9. Miami Speedshop at 1111 Lincoln Road
For those of you that are McLaren F1 team fans, you better get on your scooter and get over to 1111 Lincoln Road Garage. Situated just across Biscayne Bay and south of Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, the Formula 1 McLaren Racing team takes charge of the 7th floor of South Beach’s recognizable 1111 Lincoln Road garage during the Miami Grand Prix.
As well as viewing areas for watch parties, the Miami Speedshop features VR racing simulations, limited-edition merchandise, and Live DJs.
What’s more, you can get up close and personal with some of McLarens famous cars. Including the McLaren F1 and Indycar race cars, plus a range of McLaren GT supercars. All on display.
This is a first come, first served experience, so grab your Miami Speedshop at 1111 Lincoln Road tickets now!
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If you are going to Miami Speedshop at 1111 Lincoln Road, we recommend our Vitacci Bullet 50 cc scooter. This 50cc scooter is the perfect ride with or without a passenger.
The scooter is effortless to drive and lots of fun. Book this scooter now before availability runs out!
10. Williams F1 Viewing Party at W South Beach
For those of you that don’t mind a longer ride on your rental scooter: Journey over Biscayne Bay to W South Beach, where on May 8th, the Williams F1 team is hosting an exclusive Williams F1 Viewing Party for the Miami Grand Prix.
As Williams F1 is headquartered on W South Beach, the F1 team will be taking over the Living Room Bar and outdoor space at Irma’s for guests to view all the race action. Team Williams will be streaming the Miami 2022 race plus there will be an exclusive inside look at the Williams paddock back at the Hard Rock Stadium.
No tickets for this event; it’s a first come, first served basis running from 2 pm till 10 pm. If you want to get in on the action with one of the most prestigious Formula One teams, this one is for you. Get on your rental scooter and get there early! It’ll be a wild experience!
More Things to Do and See when the Miami F1 is On
This what-to-do list is just a fraction of what’s available during the Miami Grand Prix. There are hundreds of events and experiences buzzing throughout the city of Miami while the Miami F1 2022 is on. From viewing parties, food events, beach parties, and more! As well as all the local all-year-round experiences that are available.
And the best way to get to each one while the Grand Prix is on? Hire a Scooter from Miami Scooter Rentals. The low-cost, traffic-beating way to journey around our special city. Call us today at +1 305 803 1241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your scooter for Miami Grand Prix week!