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Top 10 Events & Nightlife in Miami Beach
10. Able & Baker
Upon first stepping into A & B, you’ll be tempted to turn around and try entering again. This reverse speakeasy features a front-facing bar that hides the more intimate Japanese gastropub (word of the day: izakaya) in the back. With locally-sourced ingredients, a late daily happy hour (6 - 8 PM), nightly events, and a name inspired by space monkeys, you can certainly say that this Top 10 Miami Beach pub lounge is trending! Open Mon-Sat 6 PM - 12 AM.
9. The Clevelander
With a midwestern name, you know this location screams tourist and sports. Drop by this Top 10 Miami Beach bar to catch a game and bask in a bucket of beer. If you’re looking for that party vibe, cozy up to the neon bar for a cocktail before whipping it Nae Nae style on the dance floor or perfecting your Twerk during the swimsuit contest. Cover charges vary, but credit cards are accepted, and with alcoholic slushies available until morning, you really can’t complain. Note that gratuity is included in drink prices. Open daily 9 AM - 5 AM.
8. Sunset Lounge
An exotic cocktail, an exquisite sunset, a skyline view, and private oceanside cabanas: it’s the stuff Snapchat envy is made of. Created by the world-renowned, superstar of interior design, Marcel Wanders, this Top Ten Miami Beach venue is an internationally acclaimed indoor/outdoor bar. A must-see in Miami Beach, but also the place you’ll want to be seen! Open Sun-Thurs 7 AM - 11 PM, Fri-Sat 7 AM - 1 AM. Weekday food and beverage happy "hour" from 4 - 7 PM.
Channel your inner Scarface as you chill in one of the 60 VIP club suites and have your minions deliver your cocktails from each of five full-service bars. When the dance floor is ready for you, part the crowd and partake in the rowdy, neon-lit, unabashed frenzy of fun! This Top 10 Miami Beach MMG nightclub is sure to have your head bumping and heart thumping all night long. Open Thu-Sat 11 PM - 5 AM.
6. LIV Nightclub
Another MMG nightclub, LIV is a swanky Top 10 Miami Beach nightclu located inside the posh Fontainebleau, a luxury five-star hotel. Private skyboxes afford the definitive celebrity-spotting opportunities, and who knows, maybe you’ll even get mistaken for one! Nightly events from renowned DJs keep this club popping until the champagne runs out, and then keeps going. Liv it up every Wed-Sun 11 PM - 5 AM.
5. Mango’s Tropical Cafe
Torn between dinner, a show, or hitting the nightclub? Stroll into Mango’s for a night of all three! Caribbean comfort food, salsa classes, exotic drinks, belly dancing and conga shows — this is the energetic and eclectic Miami experience you’ve always heard about! With a slogan like “Come Fall in Love,” you can bet that this place is more than just a tease. Open Mon-Fri 11:45 AM to 5 AM, and Sat-Sun 11 AM to 5 AM.
4. The Broken Shaker
This Top 10 Miami Beach cocktail bar is located in the upscale Freehand Miami hostel. Winner of Tales of Cocktail’s “Best American Hotel Bar” and an esteemed James Beard Award semi-finalist, there is nothing broken about this place! Sip your specialty cocktail while delicately balancing that Jenga piece and simply relax in this open-air bar. Open Mon-Fri 6 PM - 2 AM, Sat-Sun 12 PM - 2 AM. Poolside lunch and cocktails also available (Mon-Fri 12 - 5 PM).
3. Purdy Lounge
Off the main drag, this Top 10 Miami Beach lounge is on the west side of the city, but boasts a bayside view. Trending here is the free street parking and no cover charge. Chocolate Sundays feature rotating DJs spinning uniquely blended tracks and a drunken Spelling Bee at 10:30 PM. Don’t forget to dress purdy too - no tank tops or athletic gear allowed. Open Mon-Fri 3 PM - 5 AM, Sat-Sun 5 PM - 5 AM.
2. Arts Festival
This Top Ten Miami Beach event celebrates culinary, visual, and performing arts every President’s Day weekend in February. As one of the nation’s premier outdoor festivals, at Coconut Grove you have the opportunity to sample international cuisines, ogle entertaining exhibits, and soak up the waterfront views. You do not want to miss Deez Coco-Nuts! Open 10 AM - 6 PM, $15 admission.
1. ULTRA Music Festival
A short distance away in downtown Miami is the annual world-famous and award-winning Top 10 Miami Beach electronic music festival occurring every March. With 7 stages to access, this is the Everest of dance marathons: bring your Clif bars, Gatorade, Gu tablets, oxygen tanks, whatever sustenance will keep you fist-pumping and jumping for three days straight. But hurry, tickets sell faster than the music can beat!