Miami Soul 4th of July weekend guide: Afropolitan Miami, Afrikin, Day La Soul, and more

Miami Soul – your ultimate source for places to go, people to see, and things to do in the Black social scene. Check out this week’s weekend guide from Miami Soul. For a list of weekly reoccurring events, check out


Afropolitan Miami
Friday, July 1, 6PM – 11PM – Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

South Florida’s largest monthly Afro-Caribbean professional mixer hosts a Black Music Month edition for an evening of Connections & Culture Over Cocktails from 6pm – 8pm followed by the party from 8pm-11pm. International sounds featuring Afrobeats, soca, dancehall, kompa, hip hop, and R&B. Free before 7pm with RSVP at; $10 with RSVP after 7pm.

First Friday Happy Hour
Friday, July 1, 5PM – 8PM – Rok:Brgr at Gulfstream, 600 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach

A new First Friday spot at Gulfstream with live music, drink specials, and complimentary bites. No cover.

Saturday, July 2, 7PM – 380 District, 380 NE 59th St, Miami

Africa + Kin = Afrikin is an African inspired food and music experience kicking off the inaugural Afrikin Fest in November, which is a celebration of art, food, and music from African diaspora. Enjoy live performances, African culture, and art. Dress code cocktail chic or traditional African attire. Suggestion donation is $25. RSVP at

Afrobeats Day Party
Sunday, July 3, 5PM – 10PM – Rubi Lounge, 141 SW 7th St, Miami

Ankara Miami and the same team behind the monthly Afropolitan event hosts a 4th of July African and Caribbean day party with a wide selection of music from Afrobeats, soca, dancehall, kompa, hip hop and R&B and featuring Ankara Swim. Attire summer chic and African print. $10 advance purchase or free before 6pm with RSVP at

Day La Soul
Sunday, July 3, 6PM – 11PM – E11even Rooftop, 29 NE 11th St, Downtown Miami

SocialXchange hosts a 4th of July edition of Day La Soul, a 90’s and 2000’s hip hop jam. Admission $10 in advance and available at

Reggae Sundays
Sunday, July 3, 8PM – 12AM – Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St

Kulcha Shook presents a 4th of July weekend edition featuring live music by Jaffe and Kulcha Shook Crew. Free admission.

Sundays at Blue
Sunday, July 3, 9PM – 2AM – Blue Martini at Galleria Mall, 2432 E Sunrise Blvd, Ft Lauderdale

Sundays at Blue Martini features live music and DJ Scoobz. Free admission.

4th of July Day Party
Monday, July 4, 4PM – 12AM – Brick House, 187 NW 28th St, Wynwood

Majestic Group and 103.5 The Beat celebrates the 4th of July with a day party hosted by The Beat DJs. Admission $10 and advance tickets can be purchased at