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Groove Cruise: Miami to Mexico

January 30th – February 3, 2014

As seen in the NY Times, CNN, Travel Agent Magazine, DJ Times, CNN, FOX, Sirius|XM Radio, Clearchannel, Miami Herald, Toronto Star, MTV among many more.

Past artist talent has included:

  • Deadmau5
  • Benny Benassi
  • Roger Sanchez
  • Ferry Corsten
  • Thomas Gold
  • Mark Knight
  • Nervo
  • Sander Van Doorn
  • EDX
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
  • Dirty South
  • Victor Calderone
  • Sharam (Deep Dish)
  • Robbie Rivera
  • Bad Boy Bill
  • Chus & Ceballos
  • Boris
  • Funkagenda
  • Chris Lake
  • Max Vangeli
  • Darude
  • Donald Glaude
  • Jonathan Peters
  • DJ Dan
  • Prok & Fitch
  • EC Twins
  • Lee Burridge
  • Flynn Nolan

More Info

http://www.thegroovecruise.com/

Spring Break Pool Parties

March - April

Delano Hotel Miami and many other hotels are home for many spring breakers every year. South Beach has amazing hotels with amazing pool parties. To attend these pool parties, you don't have to be a guest but if you don't want to wait in line and possibly miss your chance of dancing to your favorite DJ, you might want to stay at one of these places:

Winter Music Conference

March 21-30, 2014

Winter Music Conference

Winter Music Conference, in its 29th consecutive year, is one of the most publicized annual music gatherings in the world. A pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry, WMC attracts thousands of artists and music industry delegates from 70 countries and over 100,000 event attendees each year for a concentrated schedule of more than 500 events, parties, seminars and workshops.

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More info

http://wintermusicconference.com/

Ultra Music Festival

March 28th, 29th, 30th, 2014

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that occurs in March in the city of Miami, Florida, United States. The festival coincides with the annual Winter Music Conference, also held in Miami. Since expansion to 2 weekends in 2013, however, the two Ultra weekends are held on the weekends that begin and end WMC.

Ultra is held in Downtown Miami in Bayfront Park. It was a one-day festival from 1999 to 2006, a two-day festival from 2007 to 2009, and was a three-day festival in 2010 to 2012. In 2012, a record 55,000 people per day attended the festival. In 2013, for the first time in festival history, UMF took place across two consecutive weekends. In 2014, the festival will return to a one-weekend format, taking place on Friday, March 28 through Sunday March 30th.

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More info

http://www.ultramusicfestival.com/

Gay Pride Week in South Beach

April

Miami Beach Gay Pride is an extraordinary two-day event that features a Beach Party and a Festival & Parade with more than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, exciting celebrities, musical performances, refreshments, food and a family-friendly play area. An estimated 80,000 attended the 2013 event which attracted visitors from throughout the world. - miamibeachgaypride.com

2014 will see the appearance of International Superstar And Miami Icon Gloria Estefan Together With Multi-Faceted Artist Kenny Ortega To Serve As 2014 Miami Beach Gay Pride Grand Marshals

In 2012, more than 60,000 people from all walks of life, all parts of the country, and all age groups. The hugely successful event in 2011 attracted more than 40,000 people

The event is happening throughout the Miami Beach area for an entire week. In trying to provide a safe environment for everyone joining the event, the organizers have partnered with the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Police Department and asking to please refrain from bringing back packs, large bags, etc. If you must bring these type of items PLEASE make all attempts to bring a see through bag.

Gay pride week Events:

  • Event Kick-off with the Pride Parade with Best parade entry contest.
  • Kick-Off VIP Celebration!
  • Bachelor Auction at MOVA
  • Friday Night Block Party
  • Entourage– Women’s Pride
  • Miami Beach Gay Pride Beach Party
  • Ménage à Troi – Women’s Pride
  • SuperURGE - The Official Miami Beach Gay Pride Saturday Men’s Event
  • 6th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade & Festival
  • High Heel Race
  • Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade
  • TD Bank Festival Concert Stage
  • Latin Stage
  • 12th Street Stage
  • Pride Fireworks
  • Gay Champions - Pride’s Official Closing Party
  • 4th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Cruise

Gay-friendly Hotels on South Beach

  • 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL

    4 Stars - Rated 9/10 ( Wonderful ) by guests

    This Miami Beach beach-front resort features a full-service spa and 6 restaurants and lounges. Guests can lounge at the outdoor pool and hot tub or escape to the Art Deco District 5 minutes’ walk away. A city or ocean view is featured in all rooms. A flat-screen cable TV, small refrigerator, and sofa bed are also provided. Room service is available 24 hours. The reception is open 24 hours for added convenience.

    In Summary
    • Gay Friendly
    • Pet Friendly
    • Pool & Hot Tub
    • 6 restaurants & lounges
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  • 1409 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach, FL

    Gay-oriented Hotel and Miami Beach Gay Pride Event Sponsor

    In Summary
    • ROOMS
    • BAR
    • SELF SPA
    • COFFEE SHOP
    • LIBRARY
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The Annual Miami Salsa Congress

July-August

Held every summer in Miami Beach, The Annual Miami Salsa Congress is a 5 day Latin music and dance festival featuring a unique compilation of the world’s top Salsa talent including local and international touring artists, award winning dancers, world-class dance instructors, top industry DJs and award winning Latin Bands.

Miami Salsa Congress is recognized as one of the largest festivals of it’s kind on the East Coast of the United States and among the top 5 Salsa congresses in the world. Event fans and performers from around the world travel to Miami every year to take part in what they call “The Ultimate Summer Salsa Congress”, “5 days of non-stop pool-parties, pre-parties, evening galas, dance workshops, world class DJs, international dance showcases, and live concerts; all overlooking an international entertainment mecca – Miami Beach”

Events:

  • Pool Parties

    Sun, Salsa, the MSC DJs, and the hottest Salsera Bikini Fashion Show of the summer

  • Dance Workshops

    Experience a wide variety of dance styles and techniques with over 30 hours of workshops taught by world-renowned dance instructors.

  • Evening Parties

    For the weekend, Miami Beach Convention Center is taken over for 3 unforgettable nights of international dance shows, all-star concerts and 4,000 square feet of pristine dance floor.

  • Dance Showcases

    Anticipated by event fans all year, the Miami line-up offers a unique compilation of some of the world’s top talent including world-championship dancers and international touring artists along side up and coming youth groups and even amateur teams from around the world.

  • Concerts

    The MSC concert series highlights some of the Salsa industry’s most influential figures including living legends like Ismael Miranda and Jose Alberto “El Canario”, as well as some of our own home-grown superstars like Edwin Bonilla, Marlow Rosado and Timbalive, for 5 nights of pure Salsa EN VIVÓ.

Hotels near the Miami Salsa Congress

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