The best Art Basel parties that you can actually get into

Hard 2 Leave at E11EVEN MIAMI

Art Basel is just around the corner, and you know what that means? Miami will come alive with a slew of star-studded private parties closed off to mere mortals. But fear not — even if you’re not a supermodel, movie star, famous artist or a Kardashian, you can still turn up during Miami’s most creative party week. Here’s where to go if you want to party in Miami during Art Basel.

BROWSE:  Miami.com Guide – Art Basel

Tuesday, December 5

What: Red Bull Sound Select presenting A.Chal, Kilo Kish, Twelve’len and Nick Leon
When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: The Ground, 34 NE 11th St., Miami
Tickets: $3 with RSVP via http://win.gs/2zlvACN or $10 at the door

Art Basel parties

What: Coyo Taco Presents: 2nd Annual Rum & Bass #ARTBASEL Block Party
When: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: Coyo Taco, 2300 Northwest 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127
Tickets: $20 via http://bit.ly/2konmDt

Wednesday, December 6

WALL

What: Behrouz & Friends featuring Guy Gerber and Behrouz
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Tickets: $50 here

ORA nightclub

What: You & Me Art Basel Edition, featuring Neverdogs, Hugo Bianco and Vanjee
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: ORA 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $20 here

What: Jazz at The Yard Basel Edition
When: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami
Tickets: Free, RSVP here

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What: The Black Party Art + Fashion
When: 11 p.m.
Where: Art Africa Miami Arts Fair 920 NW 2nd Ave., Miami
Tickets: $20 per person

Art Basel parties

What: Basement 3rd Anniversary
When: 11 p.m.
Where: The Miami Beach EDITION, at 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $30

Villa Azur

What: DJ Cruz and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Wednesday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami
Tickets: Free

Thursday, December 7

G-Love

What: G-Love live, Juke and an opening set from The Goodnites
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Where: Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami
Tickets: Free

Art Basel parties

What: Special exhibit and party hosted by ArtNexus
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Pool deck at EAST, Miami 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami

G-Eazy

What: G-Eazy live
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami
Tickets: $20 (ladies) and $40 (gentlemen) here 

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What: Silent Addy & Kola Champagne presents: Bashment TV
When: Doors open at 5 p.m.
Where: 1-800-LUCKY 143 NW 23rd St., Miami
Cost: Free

Diplo

What: Diplo live
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: LIV 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $40 here

Atton lobby

What:  Local art, live jazz, Peruvian food and South American wine
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: UVA wine bar at the Atton Brickell 1500 SW 1st Ave, Miami
Tickets: Free
Art Basel parties
What: No Commission Miami, an art gallery celebrating the fusion of sonic and visual art; featuring Swizz Beatz, The Dean Collection & BACARDÍ
Where: Soho Studios, 2136 NW 1st Ave., Miami
When: Thursday through Saturday, from noon -5 p.m.
Admission: Free
RSVP: www.nocommission.bacardi.com

Villa Azur

What: Jack-E hosts The Original Thursday Night Dinner Party Basel Edition
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami
Tickets: Free

EWynwood Yard

What: Basel at The Yard: The Nth Power
When: 8 p.m. – midnight.
Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami
Tickets: Free, RSVP here

Friday, December 8

WALL

What: David Squillace, Rony Seikaly and Jean Claude Ades
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $50 here

Art Basel parties

What: Basel B.A.E. by SocialXChange feat. compositions from alumni of the nation’s most prominent HBCUs
When: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Cover: Free

Nic Fanciulli

What:  Nic Fanciulli (live show), Agoria, Audion, Eagles & Butterflies
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: Heart Nightclub 50 NE 11 St., Miami
Tickets: $20 here

Art Basel parties
What:  Happy Hour 1featuring $1 beer pints, $3 glasses of wine and 1/2 off select food menu items. The party continues ’till 2am with DJs YSL & Spiff.
When: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Cover: Free, but RSVP is encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami
Guy Gerber

What:  Guy Gerber presents Rumors, featuring Bill Patrick, Lauren Lane, NonCitizens and Dead Tones
When: Noon – 11 p.m.
Where: 1 Hotel Beach Club 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: Event is free

Villa Azur

What: Paulo Velloso and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Friday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami
Tickets: Free

Wynwood Yard

What: Basel at The Yard: Electric Avenue feat. Afrobeta, Millionyoung, EONS, and DJ Lolo;
When: 7 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami
Tickets: Free, RSVP here

Saturday, December 9

50 Cent

What:  50 Cent live
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: ORA 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $50 here
Details: www.oranightclub.com

Art Basel parties
What: Tropical Sessions with special guests Mr. Pauer & La Negra Fabulosa live.
When: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Cover/Admission Charge: Free.  RSVP encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami
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What: Lee Burridge presents All Day I Dream featuring Bedouin and YokoO
Where: 1 Hotel 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $25 here

Art Basel parties

What: Haute to Death Basel Takeover: Part III Party
Where: The Anderson 709 NE 79th St., Miami
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

What: Secret Society Art Basel Edition
Where: The Anderson 709 NE 79th St., Miami
When: 2 a.m. – sunrise
Tickets: $25 here

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What: Gucci Mane live
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami
Tickets: $30 (ladies) and $50 (gentlemen) here.

LIV

What: Loco Dice live
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: LIV 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $60 here

Villa Azur

What: Michael Canitrot and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Saturday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition
When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami
Tickets: Free

What: Basel at The Yard: Locos Por Hippies featuring Electric Kif and Locos Por Juana;
When: 5 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami
Tickets: Free, RSVP here

DJ Tennis

What: Rakastella by Innervisions & Life and Death, featuring Dixon, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Red Axes, Uchi, Moscoman, Mano Le Tough and more
When: 2 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park 4020 Virginia Key Beach Drive, Miami
Tickets: $85 here

WALL

What: Paris Hilton live
When: Doors open at 11 p.m.
Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Tickets: $70 here

What: Haute to Death Basel Takeover feat. Jon Dones & Ash Nowack
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: The Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami
Tickets: Free
What: Secret Society Art Basel Edition feat. Holmar & Dude Skywalker
When: 2 a.m. – sunrise
Where: The Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami
Tickets: Free

Sunday, December 10

Hard 2 Leave at E11EVEN MIAMI

What: Hard 2 Leave
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami
Tickets: $20 (ladies) and $40 (gentlement) here

What: Reggae Sunday Basel Edition featuring Kulcha Shok;
When: 2 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami
Tickets: Free, RSVP here

Art Basel parties

What: $50 bottles of Moet & Chandon ’til 5 p.m. while DJ’s HushMoney & YSL spin live
When: 12 p.m. – midnight.
Cover/Admission Charge: Free. RSVP encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami

FOR MORE

Is Art Basel your thing? If so, you’ll want to browse Miami.com’s Art Basel Miami Beach content. Newbies can find out the proper way to pronounce the art fair, while locals can find out when to watch the Wynwood Wall transform. And who doesn’t like ice cream (at a museum)?

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