Labor Day weekend has finally arrived and there’s plenty to keep you busy whether it's on the beach, at the pool parties or at the hottest clubs. The line-up for this week features headliners like Steve Aoki, Avicii, Boris, Tiesto, Nervo, Oscar G, and many more taking over the decks to keep you dancing and help you say farewell to summer! Here’s my extended Labor Day Edition Party Patrol!
Aerobar Reunion at Chalk
1234 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Kick off the Labor Day festivities with a special fundraising event for one of Miami’s most recognized bartenders Jay Carrasquillo aka Crazy Jay. He’s been a huge player in the nightlife scene and has undergone some major health issues and to help out with the costs Kyle Edwards and Tony Guerra have come together to put on this one-of-a-kind event at Chalk. Admission is $20 for donation and donors will receive complimentary cocktails. Special guest DJs Ariel Assault, Shawn Rudnick, QBA, Tom Laroc, Nelson Diaz, Cardi, Nikolas, SmeeJay, and Vinicio Rotelli will all be on deck to support the cause.
STEVE AOKI kicks off No Sleep Till Miami!
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Steve Aoki kicks off Mansion's No Sleep Till Miami weekend and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to see this amazing show for a special edition of Cirque de Mansion. Don't worry if you don't win - tickets are only $30 in advance at Wantickets.com.
No Sleep Till Miami continues with Nic Fanciulli & Subb-An on Thursday, Markus Schulz on Friday, Nervo on Saturday, and Avicii on Sunday. Get your all access pass for all the events for price of $200.
Bombshells Away! At Segafredo and Spazio Nero
1421 South Miami Ave., Miami
One great location, two fabulous venues to keep you partying through the weekend as Segafredo Brickell and Spazio Nero set up for an amazing line-up to say farewell to summer. Jump start the weekend festivities with Bombshell’s Away featuring a saucy burlesque show with a champagne toast at midnight and some of the best house music. Start at 9 p.m. with cocktails at Segafredo, at 11 p.m. move indoors to Spazio Nero and dance until 5 a.m.
Friday the party continues with American Beauty, an homage to Red, White, and Blue then Saturday its all about the Naughty Nautical, and finally Sunday it’s a Labor of Love, Haute Hippie Party. For more information on the Labor Day Weekend Fest, please visit www.sze-brickell.com/labordayfest
Exclusive concert Afterparty with Melanie Fiona
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
If you are in the mood for hip-hop make your way to Arkadia lounge for an exclusive concert after party with recording artist Melanie Fiona with sounds by residents Stevie J and DJ Ideal. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is strictly enforced, and you must be 21 or older to get in.
Poplife presents MayDay!
697 North Miami Ave., Miami
Grand Central Miami will be rocking Friday night as Poplife Miami presents MAYDAY! performing live after returning from a chart popping album tour. Rage out to the live performance then dance to beats by Djs Entice, Affect, N.O.R.E, Tech N9ne, Sharshound and many more. Doors open at 10 p.m., you must be 18 or older to get in and tickets are only $10 in advance by clicking here.
Sunday, Sept. 2nd
Boris Rocks Gryphon
5711 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale
Get a little mileage under your belt and make the drive to the Seminole Paradise for a night with special guest Boris at Gryphon nightclub for his Believe tour. He’s taking over the decks with techno hits like “The Bubble,” “Ha,” “The Chant” and more. Tickets are only $25 in advance.
Gryphon continues rocking through the weekend with special guest Mark Knight on Sunday.
AN21 and Louis Puig rock Space
34 NE 11th Street, Miami
Summer of Space has been going strong with amazing headliners coming in every week to keep the party-goers moving and shaking until the afternoon hours. This weekend, summer season comes to a close with special guests AN21, Robert Dietz, Reboot, and Louis Puig. Be there to dance till the sun comes up on the terrace with Miami’s rowdy bunch of late night antics. Doors open at 11 p.m.
White Rabbit End of Summer Edition
1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Sunday head to the Delano for a special edition of White Rabbit Sundays presented by Moet Ice Imperial. Beginning at noon, Moet Ice Imperial will slip into the glasses of bikini-clad, sexy locals as they celebrate the end of summer with music by DJ Chris Lake. For daybed and cabana reservations, please call 305.924.4071 or email DBCVIP@LIGHTMIA.COM
Other ways to stay entertained at the Delano this week- Friday night Howl at the moon with gues DJs Troy Kurtz and Pirate Stereo for the Full Moon party followed by featuring complimentary cocktails from 8-9pm. After the Drum circle is over, move the party in doors to FDR for Boîte Fridays with DJ Louis Dee. On Sunday close out the weekend with New York's own DJ Sinatra at FDR starting at 11pm.
Brickell End of Summer Splash Pool Party at Club 50
485 Brickell Ave., Miami
If you’re feeling adventurous, take your daytime fun high in the sky for the Brickell End of Summer Splash Pool Party at Club 50. Party with an all-star line-up featuring DJs Jose Nunez, Harry “Choo Choo” Romero, Armand Pena, Alex Poxada, Mark M, Lazardi and more. Doors open noon and the party goes strong until 5 a.m.
Amazing Sundays at Nikki Present Oscar G
One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
If you’re looking for beachside fun, there’s no better place to party on a Sunday than the sands at Nikki Beach. Dance the whole day through with some of the best house music provided by Miami’s own Oscar G along with resident DJs Bruno Robles and Felipe Kaval. Doors open at noon, admission is $20.
SET presents Riva Starr
320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Once the sun goes down, trade in the beach wear for some sexy chic attire for a night at SET night club with special guest DJ Riva Starr alongside resident Louis Dee. Dance to house music hits like “Freedom,” “Source of Light” and “Be Your Best” to name just a few. Doors open at 11 p.m. and table reservations are highly suggested. Admission is currently $30 in advance.
LIV presents Luciano
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Close out your Labor Day Weekend festivities at one of the greatest clubs on the planet. Monday head to LIV nightclub for special guest Luciano. You’ll be in for a long night of techno and deep house music that will have you on your toes until the sun comes up. Ladies' admission is $40 and guys pay $50. Remember to dress to impress and get there early. Doors open at 11 p.m.
Other events at LIV this week; Wednesday-Laidback Luke, Thursday-Hardwell and Miike Snow, Friday- Martin Solveig, Saturday-Tiesto, and Sunday-DJ Khaled Album Release Party. Click here for tickets.
Mansion nightclub (1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach). Photo: Tomas Loewy