8 events not to miss in Miami – June 2016

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What’s going on in Miami in the month of June? Here are some of the biggest events around.  

Cam Con

June 1-3

Where: SLS South Beach, 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

camcon.com

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

www.arshtcenter.org

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

June 6-26

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 

June 6-10

Where: Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami

www.caribbeanhotelandtourism.com

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.

 

 

Ultimate Miami

June 10-11, 17-18

Where: Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami

www.theultimatemiami.com 

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

June 18

Where: Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle, 1 N. Young Cir., Hollywood

www.colorsofthecaribbean.com

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 

June 18-19

Where: Redlands Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead

www.fruitandspicepark.org

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.

Irie Weekend

June 22-25

Where: Various locations throughout Miami

www.irieweekend.com

 

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.

 

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