Cesar Perez said AmericanAirlines Arena employees asked him to exit the building. He was there for the Disney on Ice show on Saturday afternoon.
The father shared a video on Instagram showing City of Miami police officers were outside with children and adults who were waiting behind the Freedom Tower.
A Miami Heat employee said the evacuation of the arena happened after a bomb threat.
"Our bomb squad and K-9 Unit are on scene," a Miami Police Department spokesperson tweeted.
Police officers were asking drivers to avoid Biscayne Boulevard.
Disney on Ice was also presenting it's Worlds of Enchantment show at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.
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Local 10 News Melissa Alvarez contributed to this report.