Hello Mardi Gras, goodbye New Orleans. Head to the Magic City to celebrate this year…
The Alibi celebrates with crawfish boils, Hurricanes, authentic New Orleans jazz, poboys, beads, and king cake beginning at 5pm. 218 Espanola Way, Miami Beach; 305-674-3448
Dune at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne invites you for music, beads, hurricane cocktails and an a la carte New Orleans inspired menu featuring Cajun crab dip, oysters, BBQ shrimp skewers and mufalata sandwiches. The fun kicks off Sun, Feb 19 at 3pm. 455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne
Fat Tuesday is amping up its scene with live DJs and beads aplenty. 3015 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove and 918 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach.
The Fish House brings the party to Kendall will Gulf crawfish, live music, drink specials and beads galore beginning at 4pm. 10000 SW 56 St, Kendall Lakes.
Hogzilla’s Inspired Barbeque is “partaking in excessive indulgences” – think crawfish eating contests, hot sauce challenges, a chance to win a $100 bar tab and free drinks for the ladies form 9-11pm. Beads included. 1555 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-7201
RA Sushi is hosting a Mardi RA party Tuesday, Feb 21 from 7pm to close. Snag your beads and feast on specialty drinks & dishes like Southern juleps, HurRAcanes, spicy chicken and shishito green necklace, the chili shrimp roll and spicy kalbi beef.
5829 SW 73 St. South Miami; 305-341-0092
Carnaval arrives on South Beach Feb 21 as Sushi Samba Dromo hosts its annual celebration with samba dancers, batucada drummers and a special menu featuring the Carnaval cocktail (leblon, domaine de canton, fresh kiwi and champagne), king crab palmito salad, Cococabana crispy red snapper and the Carnaval roll (tuna, salmon, shrimp, yellow chimichurri and Brazil nut). 600 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach;305-673-5337