Situated overlooking the Miami River, in the heart of downtown Miami’s business, commercial, and financial district, the James L. Knight Center is a premier world-class multipurpose entertainment, meeting and convention complex. Exceeding the world’s standard in venues, the complex hosts top events such as ceremonies, pageantry and concerts, it is sensible to book James L. Knight Center parking ahead of time with BestParking to experience hassle-free shows. The complex was built in 1982 as an exhibition hall for the downtown Miami area for business conferences, trade shows and conventions. It was named after the famous newspaper writer James L. Knight. Formerly James L. Knight Convention Center, it hosted various political events such as campaigns, beauty pageants and the OTI Festival in 1989. James L Knight Center annually hosts the Miami Dade College graduation ceremonies. Sports have been held at James L. Knight Center in the past, primarily the Miami Hurricanes Men’s basketball team from 1985-1989. NWA Wrestling’s Clash of the Champions was a televised event held at the venue in June 1988. Concerts like the band R.E.M. have performed on the stage of the complex. The venue became the original home of the annual Premios Lo Nuestro ceremony in the 1990s. Presently, various sports events such as boxing, Muay Thai and wrestling matches are also held at the venue. The complex has hosted festivals such as the Miami Music Festival in February 2020, the Miami Festival of Laughs and the GenX 2019 Music Festival. Concert tours visiting the venue include Camilo Sesto and Melendi. With so many diverse events to watch and experience it is important to book James L. Knight Center parking in advance with BestParking.
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