Noire Miami's Pre-Valentine's Day and First Friday events to do this weekend in South Florida

It’s better to have loved and lost than to not have loved at all…or at least that’s how the saying goes. Why wait until February 14th when you can check out these pre-Valentine’s Day and First Friday events to get you in the mood for love. Also check out our Valentine’s Day Guide and Cupid’s picks at

Fridays at Bass: Beats After Sunset
Friday, Feb 7 (every first Friday), 8pm – 11pm – Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Art + music happy hour series held the first Friday of every month. Enjoy the current exhibition, TIME, the sounds of DJ JL Trax, and complementary specialty cocktails by Reyka Vodka for guests 21 and over. Free for Bass members and $10 for non-members. After-party will be held at do not sit offering free admission, complimentary drinks from 11pm to midnight.
For info: (305) 673-7530, ext. 1001 or visit

Miami Skyline Happy Hour
Friday, Feb 7 (every Friday), 5pm – 11pm – Finnegan’s River, 401 SW 3rd Ave, Miami

No cover and 2-for-1 drinks and $5 appetizers until 8pm. For info or RSVP:
Music by: DJ Top Feelin

Miami First Fridays Gallery Night
Friday, Feb 7 (every first Friday), 6pm – 10pm – McCormick Place Miami, 111 SW 3rd St, Miami

McCormick Place will open its artist studios on the penthouse floor and host the menswear company, Indochino, in the 1st floor gallery.

2nd Annual Red Velvet Valentine’s Affair
Saturday, Feb 8, 8pm – 2:30am – Juana M. Brickell, 923 Brickell Ave

Hosted by Legacy, Zing, Lions & Kittens, Trunque, and Tony Major Events. Find a Valentine or bring your Valentine and enjoy dinner, dancing, and an elegant social evening. Red attire strongly encouraged.
Cover $20 and dinner reservations available by calling (215) 206-1875.

My Valentine: A Pampering Event
Saturday, Feb 8, 2pm – 6pm – C&I Studies, 541 NW 1st Ave, Ft. Lauderdale

A pampering event exclusively for women with complimentary photo shoot, 15 minute massage, goodie bag, wine, martinis, scrumptious desserts and delectable appetizers.
Tickets $35 and must be purchased online at