Halloween is a week away, but the ghoulish festivities are all starting this week. Let the countdown begin with performances by DJs like Adam Lipson, Armin Van Buuren, Nicky Romero, and more. Here are some of the week's top parties.
Favela Beach returns to Wall at the W
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
WALL lounge has returned! After a month of renovations the posh upscale lounge is back with a slew of amazing parties to keep you dancing through the week. Kicking off the weeklong Grand Opening celebrations is the return of Favela Beach with DJs Ruen, Reid Waters, and Ross One. Get ready to party it up on one of the sexiest clubs on the beach!
General admission tickets are now on sale at Wantickets.com for $60.
The weeks line up- Thursday night Michael Capponi introduces LUSH Thursdays featuring the best in hip-hop with DJ Adam Lipson along with DJ Knowledge and Affect. Friday get in the mix with S.K.A.M Artists Jessica Who and Mr. Mauricio alongside DJ Los De la Vega then finish off with Chicco Secci and Richard Grey on Saturday. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress to impress; table reservations are highly suggested.
Mansion presents Armin Van Buuren
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
DJ Mag Top 100 Winner DJ Armin Van Buuren is taking over Mansion nightclub to perform a special set. Dance to hits that made him an international sensation such as “We Are Here,” “Expensive Life” and many more. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic. Tickets are available for $55 at Wantickets.com.
Other events this week at Mansion- Kontrol Presents Art Department on Thursday, and Robbie Rivera takes over on Saturday.
Nicky Romero Returns
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
There is no time to rest - get up, get ready, and dance to the sounds of Nicky Romero at LIV Thursday night dropping a masterful mix of electro house. Some of the tracks featured in his set include favorites “People Are People,” “Miami 2012,” and “Turn Around (5,4,3,2,1)”. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code strictly enforced. Admission is $50 for the guys $40 for the ladies with advance tickets.
Also at LIV this week- A-Trak takes on Dirty Hairy Wednesdays, Halloween weekend kicks off with Sebastian Ingrosso on Friday, Cedric Gervais continues his Holy Sh!t Show on Saturday, and close out with a special album release party with Meek Mill on Sunday.
Funkerman rocks FIFTY Miami
485 Brickell Ave., Miami
International DJ/producer and the founder of Can You Feel It Records, Funkerman takes over the decks at the newly remodeled FIFTY Lounge Miami. He’s released some of the biggest house tracks of the nineties, including Ida Corr’s "Let Me Think About It" and Fedde le Grand’s "Put Your Hands Up For Detroit," and more. He’ll be dropping down electro and tech house beats to keep you dancing until 5 a.m. Doors open at 10 p.m., dress code is trendy chic.
The Vagabond presents James Zabiela
30 N.E 14th Street, Miami
If you’re looking for something a bit more laid back, but still complete with great music, look no further than the Vagabond. Friday get down with some of the best in house and breakbeats with special guest James Zabiela with an opening set by Sean Drake. Doors open at 10 p.m., admission is only $10, dress code is laid back and cool (aka, no dress code), and you must be 21+ to get in.
*Bonus Pick* NBA Juice Foundation Fashion Show
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Jumpstart your evening at the 2nd Annual Fashion For a Cause Fashion Show at the W Hotel presented by the Juice Foundation Juwan and Jenine Howard of the NBA's Miami Heat. Hosted by actress Aisha Hinds, star of T.V. series, The Cult and the #1 Air Personality in Miami on 99 Jamz, Lorenzo Ice-T Thomas. Guests will enjoy a live performance by modern music group, MINDLESS BEHAVIOR, and indulge in healthy food booths along with fun and games for the kids. Invited guests include The Miami HEAT, Pharrell, Rick Ross and many more. The show is fro 5p- 8p and tickets are available at www.Juicefoundation.org
Marlon & Shawn Wayans host the 400 Club
1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Get in the mix at Cameo Nightclub hosted by Comedy all-stars Marlon and Shawn Wayans for the official after-party to their comedy show at the Improv. Mix and mingle while dancing to some of the best in hip-hop by DJs Entice and Mummy. Doors open at 11 p.m. and for a special treat, text “CAMEO” to 38714 and receive complimentary CIROC from 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.