Art Basel Miami Beach is back, as are the many satellite fairs joining it, bringing some 70,000 visitors to town when it opens next week. But since even the most seasoned fair goers may find themselves overwhelmed by the action, we’ve rounded up nearly all the fairs opening in Miami this month, from the main event to its sister fair (Design Basel) to the emerging startups. So keep this handy guide at your side to hit the ground running.
What: Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Basel? Pulse is your fair. With hammocks for lounging and cocktails for imbibing, it’s a lower-key atmosphere for checking out artists, this year from 64 exhibitors around the world.
Where: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
When: December 5–8; Thursday, 1 p.m.–7 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Day ticket: $35; Multi-day: $55