What’s going on in Miami in the month of June? Here are some of the biggest events around.
Where: SLS South Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The Third Annual camming conference returns to South Beach for more naughtiness, bringing together voyeuristic webcam link operators with models, studio partners, fans and hosting websites. They’ll spend the weekend cavorting at workshops, poolside events, a model dinner and parties.
Summer Shorts Festival
June 2-July 3
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
The hilarious City Theatre troupe returns for its 21st year presenting a program filled wh 10-minute thought-provoking and innovative plays.
Coral Gables Restaurant Week
Where: Various participating restaurants throughout Coral Gables.
For complete list visit coralgablesrestaurantweek.com
The City Beautiful’s Miracle Mile is getting a makeover and with that certainly new restaurants alongside the area’s old standard spots. For three weeks, participating restaurants will offer prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at discounted prices.
Taste of the Caribbean
Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami
The Caribbean’s top chefs, pastry chefs and bartenders come together in a head-to-head competition to prepare the top dish, cocktail and dessert pastry. It’s also a chance for food and beverage suppliers to host educational sessions, provide samples and showcase the newest industry items.
June 10-11, 17-18
Where: Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami
This three-phase competition brings drag queens, comedians, bartenders, singers and pastry chefs together under one roof for the ultimate competition in each category. George Lamond, Rockell and Collage headline the Ultimate Voice contest while comedian Carlos Mencia leads the comedy competition.
Colors of the Caribbean
Where: Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 N. Young Cir., Hollywood
Colors of the Caribbean celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month with music and flavors of the islands featuring live performances by Alison Hinds from Barbados, T-Vice and Jahnesta from Haiti, Red Rat from Jamaica, Trinidad’s Queen Omega and E.sy Kennenga from Martinique.
Redland Summer Fruit Festival
Where: Redlands Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead
Sample and buy the best and freshest summer fruits at this annual local agricultural show and sale of tropical fruits. Spend the weekend sampling local wines, rare fruits and nosh on tasty dishes.
Where: Various locations throughout Miami
Always a stop for celebrities and pro athletes, Irie Weekend keeps Miami at the top of their jet-setting list. DJ Irie, the Miami Heat’s official DJ, hosts a lineup of events including a celebrity golf tournament, VIP kick-off concert, BBQ Beach Bash and parties at LIV and E11EVEN. Proceeds benefit the IRIE Foundation, an organization that helps at-risk youth.