Any day of the week is a party for the city of Miami.
There’s no shortage of new or weekly attractions to help break in a new city dweller or rekindle the sun-filled passion of long time residents.
Whether you like clubs, art, food, or all of the above, there is something going on, so grab the keys and hit the streets.
Here’s a snapshot of what’s what.
Thursday. May 3rd
Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Sweat Records’ owner Lauren Reskin will lead a discussion with panelists Arielle Castillo of Spin.com, Romulo del Castillo of Schematic Records, Abel Folgar of the Miami New Times, and local historian for the punk rock/underground Miami music scene Ted Lucas.
Lou’s Beer Garden Art Show
7337 Harding Avenue. (305) 704-787
Every first Thursday of the month, head to Lou’s for a showcasing of local artists and their signature craft beer selection.
Friday, May 4th
A Night of Comedy with Jessica Kirson
Colony Theater. 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. 1-877-764-2782
Jessica Kirson offers an amazing energy and a variety of characters in her routine that she’s brought to comedy festivals around the country.
Saturday, May 5th
Kentucky Derby 2012
Boca Greens Country Club. 4-8pm
Ladies are asked to wear hats while men are encourage to wear colorful ties as per their hat and tie competition. You’ll find southern charm and mint juleps all around at this $65/person event as the Kentucky Derby will be simulcast on big-screen televisions for guests enjoyment. Tickets: quotaderby.eventbrite.com
Saturday, May 12th
Coral GablesCity Hall. 405 Baltimore Way.
Bacardi sponsors the Miccosukke Tribe of Native Americans of Florida as they showcase fine wine and spirits, food, and entertainment. This event benefits the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.
Wednesday, May 16th
270 Biscayne Blvd.Way
Located in the Epic Hotel in downtown Miami, this is a dance party for the professional, sexy, and sophisticated Magic City crowd. Free Appetizers and half price drinks from 6-9.
Friday, May 18th
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
1-800-321-3437. 11:30am – 2:30pm
A decadent afternoon tea-inspired menu, champagne and silent auction honoring Love and Hope’s Life Chairman Sonja Zuckerman. Hosted by the Young Society of Love and Hope. This is not a free event! $125/person or $1000/a table of 8. Proceeds go toward the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute.
Saturday, May 19th
3pm- 12am. $55
This is the first annual Miami Beerathon. Tour Miami’s cool and hip bars, 26 bars to be exact. The website assures that, “finishing is not mandatory.” Sounds ridiculous.
Saturday, June 1st - 3rd
A celebration of a culture rooted in the Bahama community known as Coconut Grove.
A street festival not to miss consisting of music and food.