Memorial Day Weekend Party Guide 2016

The Fontainebleau threw a party for the opening of nightclub Liv. Photo: Tomas Loewy.

1. Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails

Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails will kick off Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 27 with a weekend long celebration featuring a traditional beach barbecue Friday night, a series of classic Americana games on Saturday (eating contests included), and a brunch featuring comfort food and endless rose on Sunday. HBKC will wrap things up Monday morning with a beach volleyball tournament. For more info, visit here.

Where: Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails, 111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach.

2. Segafredo Brickell

This Friday, May 27, the iconic Brickell hotspot will kick off MDW by celebrating 10 years and a revamped look and menu. The anniversary party will begin with a VIP reception at 9 p.m. featuring complimentary cocktails and canapes, followed by a live performance by DJ Ravin of Paris’s Buddha Bar at 10 p.m. RSVP for the event at

Where: Segafredo Brickell, 1421 S. Miami Avenue, Miami.

3.The Wynwood Yard

Reggae lovers rejoice! Kulcha Shok and The Wynwood Yard have teamed up for a special Memorial Day Reggae Fest on Sunday, May 29. The event will run from noon – 1 a.m. and will feature five live bands and five DJs. Cover charge is a suggested donation of $5 and free for kids under the age of 12. Food from The Yard and drinks from Mortar & Pistil will be available. RSVP here.

Where: The Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th Street, Miami.

4. Story Nightclub

If you’re into rap and hip hop, Story will become your second home this weekend. Their MDW lineup boasts parties hosted by Lil Wayne and 2Chainz on Friday, Fabolous and Young Jeezy on Saturday, and Rick Ross on Sunday. Visit here for tickets.

Where: Story, 136 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

5. Icon

If you’re a Rick Ross fan but not down to party Sunday at Story, catch ‘The Bawse’ at Icon Miami on Friday, May 27. Doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets to the show are available here.

Where: Icon, 1235 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.

6. Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel

Recover from your hangover with a brunch fit for champions and rose afficionados. Head to Nautilus on Sunday for their legendary brunch at Driftwood Room, featuring unlimited Whispering Angel Rose for $25. Then, keep the party going at the Nautilus Cabana Club at 1 p.m., where you can kick back and enjoy some live DJ performances and poolside rose specials all day.

Where: Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel, 1825 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

7. LIV

If you’re in the mood to party like a rockstar, you’ll find your sweet spot at LIV this weekend. The mega club will host resident Mednas on Saturday, followed by DJ Stevie J on Sunday for the special premiere of the “It Only Happens In Miami” video. Sunday’s party will be hosted by Trick Daddy and Zoey Dollaz.

Where: LIV, 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

8. Coyo Taco

On Saturday, May 28, Wynwood staple Coyo Taco presents live performances by special guest Prince Paul, Tom Laroc and DJ Heron for a night of urban music beginning at 10 p.m.

Where: Coyo Taco, 2300 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami.


9. The Anderson

Sail away to the islands at The Anderson on Sunday, May 29, as they host ‘Miami Is An Island’ featuring sounds by Eric Paredes, Marcello Bentine, Mr. Brown and Kumi. The party will run from 2 p.m. until sundown and will feature kiddie pools, coconut bowling, food, a Mini Market, and Mount Gay Black Barrel out of coconuts.

Where: The Anderson, 709 NE 79th Street, Miami.

10.The Gale Rooftop

Enjoy summer jams by DJ Troubles, unlimited Schofferhofer beer, scrumptious appetizers from Dolce and spellbinding views of Miami Beach at The Gale Rooftop on Thursday, May 26 as Time Out Miami hosts its first ever Summer Kick-Off Party. The event will run from 6 – 9 p.m. and is open to the public with an RSVP to

Where: The Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

11.The Continental

Satisfy your brunch cravings this MDW at The Continental, which will serve a special brunch in celebration of the holiday on Monday, May 30 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Guests can enjoy favorites like The Continental’s famous Huevos Rancheros, Buttermilk Pancakes, and – of course – bottomless bubbly drinks or bloody Marys for $25. If you can’t make it brunch, swing by for happy hour from 5 – 7 p.m. and enjoy some good ol’ games of Jenga and Connect Four.

Where: The Continental, 2360 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

12. Wynwood Diner

Head to Wynwood Diner on Sunday, May 29 for live performances by Dude Skywalker, Will Renuart, Foreign Language, and Michelle Lesham starting at 6 p.m. Guests can aslo enjoy happy hour all night long, featuring Specialty Punch, $28 bottles of vino, and 5-for-$20 buckets of beer.

Where: Wynwood Diner, 2601 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami.


13. Libertine

Four-time Grammy Award winning DJ, producer and label mogul JellyBean Benitez will take to the decks at Libertine on Memorial Day for a special “Feel The Spirit” set. Price of admission to the Downtown Miami speakeasy is $20 and $10 for ‘Ain’t Nuthin But A House Party members’.

Where: Libertine, 34 NE 11th Street, Miami.