Miami Memorial Day Guide 2015

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The unofficial start to summer and an important day of rememberence for our fallen soldiers, Memorial Day 2015 has arrived. Neighborhoods throughout Miami will celebrate with a diverse line-up of activities:

Coral Gables Memorial Day Ceremony
War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Drive, Coral Gables, Florida
5/25/2015 2:15 PM
Free
The City of Coral Gables will be holding a quiet and respectful service to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Credit: PAMM website

Credit: PAMM website

PAMM Memorial Day Barbeque
Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd.,  Miami, FL 33132  |
Monday, 5/25/2015 1:00pm to 4:00pm
PAMM will open on Monday, May 25, 2015, for a special Memorial Day celebration. On the museum’s Biscayne Bay-front terrace, enjoy an outdoor BBQ with $5 beer and wine specials and live music by indie bluegrass group “The Wynwoods.” Inside the iconic museum, explore exhibitions by Nicolas Lobo, Iman Issa, Eugenio Espinoza and more with a gallery scavenger hunt for prizes. Free with museum admission. Free admission for active duty, National Guard and Reserve military AND their families.
Free admission for those arriving by Metromover.

Urban Beach Week
Throughout Miami Beach all weekend long
Every Memorial Day Week, tens of thousands of hip-hop lovers head to Miami Beach for a week of parties, concerts and beach-going for the unofficial start of the summer season. Visitors flock to Miami Beach, whip out their best bikinis and beachwear and celebrate with celeb-filled parties, club night and concerts. Urban Beach Week, formerly known as Hip Hop Weekend, has always drawn a mix of Miami-locals, out-of-towners and hip hop heavyweights like P Diddy, T.I., Lil’ Wayne, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Busta Rhymes, the Miami Heat’s DJ Irie and more. Clubs all around Miami Beach pack the week with lavish and over-the-top parties that range from ultra-exclusive to accessible to everyone. There’s no official site for Urban Beach Week, but below you can find some of the events happening throughout the Miami Beach:

Fabolous. 11 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $120 at the door. Ages 21 and up.

Yo Gotti and Jim Jones. 11 p.m. Friday, May 22, at Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424;storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $120 at the door. Ages 21 and up.

Jeezy and Rick Ross. Presented by 99 Jamz. 8 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise; 954-835-7000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $25 to $195.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.

Erica Mena. Hosted by the Love & Hip Hop star. With Lava Sound, Fire Reds, Jagga B, and Fire T. 11 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Lou La Vie, 1444 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-974-1914; loulavie.com. Tickets cost $60 and up plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.

Best of the Best 2015. With Beenie Man, Capleton, Spice, Lady Saw, Shabba Ranks, and 28 others. 2 p.m. to midnight Sunday, May 24, at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets cost $57 and up plus fees. All ages. Visit bestofthebestconcert.com.

Jeezy. 11 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $120 at the door. Ages 21 and up.

CONCRETE BEACH BREWING COMPANY OPENING
concrete beach brewingAll weekend long!
325 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127
The highly anticipated opening of Wynwood’s newest craft brewery is happening this weekend. Check out hours to the right.

Back to the Future Marathon & Party
May 25th – 2:00PM
O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the original Back to the Future, the ‘future’ year in Part II, and the 25th anniversary of Part III, O Cinema is bringing Hill Valley to South Florida on Memorial Day. On Monday, May 25th at 2pm we’re blasting through the entire space-time continuum in one sitting during the BACK TO BACK TO BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY MARATHON, culminating with an ENCHANTMENT UNDER THE SEA PARTY. Too chicken for the marathon? Just come to the party at 8pm and stay for a screening of the original Back To the Future at 9:30pm. Expect activities, giveaway and surprises! Be There Or Be Square! $27 for three movie marathon and party, $15 for party and one movie Tickets and more info

SAFE: Ben UFO VS MIDLAND
May 24, 2015
Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL

LOCOS POR JUANA
Fri, May 22, 2015 9pm – Sat, May 23, 2015 3am
Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL, 33135
Miami Boheme presents Locos por Juana at 9pm on our Pineapple Stage! DJ set by Edward. Jazz set 6-10pm. Happy Hour 4-7pm

LA PACHANGA!
Sat, May 23, 2015 9pm – Sun, May 24, 2015 3am
Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL, 33135
Ball & Chain presents La Pachanga! With Calle Sol live at 9pm. DJ set by Danis La Clave. Jazz set 6-10pm. Happy Hour 4-7pm

PAELLA SUNDAY
Sunday, May 24, 2015, 2:00pm 10:00pm
Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL, 33135
Ball & Chain presents Paella Sunday! Serving delicious paella, sangrias and refreshing lemonades. Featuring live music with the Jahzel Trio. No Cover!

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