Halloween in Miami
Trick or Treat Halloween here is what’s got going on next week! Whether you’re looking to create an at home spooky cocktail or simply trying to show off the costume you’ve been planning since last year – this is the list to consider.
RESTAURANTS & PARTIES
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
Details: The Miami Beach taco spot and bar will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos on November 1st. From 6pm to 10pm enjoy $5 select shots and $6 cocktails while dancing to eclectic tunes!
Date/Time: November 1, 6pm to 10pm
E11EVEN “Freak Show” Halloween
Details:Known for presenting unforgettable up close and personal live performances and appearances by some of the biggest names in the music industry, this Halloween will not disappoint. American rapper
and record producer Lil Jon, known for his hits “Get Low”, “Yeah” and “Turn Down for What”, is set to take the stage on Saturday, October 28th. Following Lil Jon, on Sunday, October 29th Party Favor will take over the DJ booth for the night. On Halloween night, Tuesday, October 31st, international DJ & Producer BORGORE will be the ring leader in the DJ booth for the Freak Show Grand Finale. Additional DJ appearances to be announced.
Date/Time: Starting Thursday October 26 – Tuesday October 31
KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
Details: KINGS Doral celebrates Halloween with a number of themed nights like Monster Mash, Pumpkin Patch, Totally 80s, and a Howling Happy Hour. Enjoy fun giveaways, a pumpkin patch, food, drinks, candy and of course a costume contest!
Date/Time: Saturday-Tuesday, October 28-31
LIV at Fontainebleau
Details: The famed Miami Beach nightclub has a Halloween Weekend Line up you wouldn’t want to miss. Starting Thursday night with reggaeton artist Karol G and DJ Alex Sensation, Friday night Fergie, Saturday Hardwell and LIV on Sunday. For VIP table reservation, please call 305.674.4680 or email VIP@LIVnightclub.com. Tickets are on sale here.
Thursday. October 26: Mentirosa Thursdays presents Karol G & Alex Sensation
Friday. October 27: Fergie
Saturday. October 28: Hardwell
Sunday. October 29: LIV on Sunday
Lolo’s Surf Cantina
Details: Start your Halloween party plans a little early with Lolo’s Halloween Sunset Party! The event is free and open to the public. However, purchasing a food and beverage ticket allows you to enjoy drinks like beer, classic margaritas, tequila shots and barbecue-style foods like wings and signature Mexican Hotdog. Guests are invited to dance into the night courtesy of DJ Mr. Gray.
Date/Time: Sunday, October 29th / 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Details: Get ready to see some Stranger Things. In honor of the release of season two that night, Purdy Lounge will be hosting the ultimate Stranger Things Halloween Party, in collaboration with Brothers & Brawlers Wynwood and Ketel One Vodka. Expect a Stranger Things-inspired specialty cocktail crafted using Brothers & Brawlers coffee, a recreation of the Alphabet Mural, and a costume contest with winners in two categories: “Best Stranger Things Inspired Costume” and “Best Overall Costume”. Each winner will receive a $150 Purdy Lounge gift card, which can be used on drinks the night of the event or another night in the future.
Date/Time: Friday, October 27; 10pm – 5am
Portico at The Diplomat Beach Resort
Details: Halloween “Yappy” Hour // Canine and Companions Costume Contest –
Located at The Diplomat Beach Resort, Portico is a waterfront beer and wine garden serving sharable, light-Italian favorites with an exclusively on-tap beer and wine program. Bark your calendars because on October 31st, Portico will be hosting a “Yappy Hour” for all dogs, pet owners and friends to enjoy. Slip a costume on your precious pup and enter them in the Canine and Companions Costume Contest – most creative wins! As dogs explore the Diplomat Landing area, guests can enjoy $5 food, drinks and well liquor cocktails.
Date/Time: October 31, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ricky’s South Beach
Details: Join Ricky’s for an American Horror Story: Cult Clown themed event! On October 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prep your costumes and head to the bar and receive half off all drinks! Also enjoy a slice of newly partnered New York’s famed Artichoke Pizza.
Date/Time: October 31, 6pm to 10pm
Details: Giving guests an unparalleled, high-energy nightlife experience is STORY with their insane Halloween Weekend lineup. Kicking off the weekend on Thursday is DJ Stevie J, Friday Ingrosso and Sunday with reggaeton artist Don Omar. Tickets are on sale here and for VIP table reservation, please call 305.479.4426 or email VIP@STORYmiami.com.
Thursday. October 26: DJ Stevie J Featured Acts: A Fly Guy & Don P
Friday. October 27: Ingrosso
Sunday. October 29: Don Omar
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. Presents
“That 70’s Bar” For Halloween
Who said you could only celebrate Halloween one night? This year, Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. will be offering a full line-up of entertainment all weekend long that’ll have you screaming with revelry. The space itself will be transforming itself into “That 70’s Bar” paying homage to the era of disco, sparing no detail in its frightening décor. To kick off the weekend of spooky celebrations, Sweet Liberty will be getting into the Halloween spirit early and host a live performance by local sensation Patrick and the Swayzes and music spun by DJ Reid Waters along with serving fang-tastic cocktails to sip on Friday, October 27. Get your Saturday night fever on and dance the night away as DJ Mister Grey plays classics from the Beegees, Kool & The Gang, and more!
No weekend would be complete without a Sunday brunch. Prepare to fuel up for a haunted night of late night jams by DJ BrookeG at Sweet Liberty’s haunted brunch on Sunday, October 29th, which will be offering staples including their stuffed French Toast, Brussels Benedict, and Blueberry Pancakes along with their signature, housemade cocktails. But the fun doesn’t stop there! For Motown Monday’s: Halloween Edition, get ready to boogie down to tunes by DJ YNot. On All Hallow’s Eve, don your best 70’s costume for this supernatural soiree that will include spooky surprises, and live music by The Ordinary Boys.
Rockwell Hosts 2nd Annual Halloween Freak Show Week
In preparation for Hallow’s Eve, Miami local nightlife haven, Rockwell, has announced their 2nd Annual Halloween Freak Show line-up! The eccentrically haunting Halloween Freak Show will take over the venue beginning Friday, October 27th and will continue throughout the weekend on Saturday, October 28th and then again on Monday, October 30th. Partygoers can expect a truly transformed nightlife experience with freak show performers including contortionists and surprise interactive characters! Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their most jaw-dropping Halloween outfits to participate in Rockwell’s costume contest of the most extravagant that’ll take place Monday evening. Then on Wednesday, November 1st, Rockwell’s much-admired “Kiss Me I’m Latin” Wednesday night party will transform into Dia De Los Muertos to close out the Halloween festivities with a truly deadly fête. Party the night away at Miami’s beloved celebrity-loved evening enclave for a spook-tacular like no other!
For table reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: October 27th + 28th + 30th + November 1st
Doors open at 11:30pm
Jezebel Bar + Kitchen’s Hosts its First-Ever Halloween Celebration
This Halloween, Jezebel Bar + Kitchen will celebrate its very first Halloween, showing South Beach scenesters what the holiday is all about. From 5pm-5am, guests can enjoy trick or treats, spooktacularly delicious cocktails including their “Bloody Rita” garnished with an eyeball and dance to live music by DJ Garcia into the wee hours. A limited number of tables will be available for bottle service.
WHEN: October 31st from 5PM – 5 AM
Delano’s Halloween Weekend Line-Up
Take your pick of parties at Delano this Halloween Weekend. Doheny Room, FDR, and Delano Beach Club all have fun-filled Hallow’s Eve events this year that you won’t want to miss out on!
On Friday, October 27th, Doheny Room, the swanky lounge tucked away inside the iconic Delano hotel, will host Dead Centerfolds – a Tribute party to Hugh Hefner and Playboy. Guests can expect surprise acts and live performers and are encouraged to come dressed to impress this evening! Then on Saturday, October 28th, Doheny will transform into the Ball of the Dead – a speakeasy with a deadly twist. Come celebrate the decade of glamour, prohibition, and cabarets with the dead all evening long starting at 10pm.
DELANO BEACH CLUB à FDR
On Sunday, October 29th, prepare yourself to bury the sun at the best Halloween pool party of Miami at Delano Beach Club’s Sunset Funeral. From 2pm-11pm dance to the rhythm of the biggest beats of electronic music by Miami resident DJ ALOK during this spook-tacular event. After the pool party fun, guests are invited to continue their ghostly night of Hallow’s Eve shenanigans at FDR for their Halloween Weekend After party featuring secret spooky guest DJ’s from 11pm-late.
October 28th – 29th
Doheny Room: 10pm – Late
Delano Beach Club: 2pm – 11pm
FDR: 11pm – Late
Death or Glory
116 NE 6th Avenue Delray Beach, FL
Cocktail: The Great Pumpkin Punch
12 oz fresh lemon juice, 12 oz pumpkin syrup, 6 oz fresh grapefruit juice, 6 oz fresh OJ, 1 bottle Afrohead Briland 07
Stir all the ingredients with ice in large container, adjust sugar or acid for desired sweetness or tartness. Pour container into carved out pumpkin (already tested with water for leaks), serve punch style and garnish with a grapefruit and orange slices, a couple cinnamon sticks, cloves, and a dash of whole allspice.
Sugar Factory Ocean Drive
Cocktail: Lollipop Brew
3oz Citrus Vodka, 3 oz Coconut, 2 ½ oz MONIN Cantaloupe Rock Melon Syrup, 6 oz Sour Mix, 2 oz Pineapple Juice, Splash of Sprite, 2 unicorn lollipop,1 Candy Necklace, Gummy snakes, Gummy spiders, Gummy brains, Dry Ice (use caution using the dry ice, never handle with your bare hands), Regular Ice
Fill the shaker halfway with regular ice. Add all the liquors and juice except the sprite. Tightly close the top of the shaker, then shake well for about 1 minute. When Ready, place few pieces of dried ice on the bottom of the glass and fill to the top with regular ice. Pour in the cocktail and splash of sprite. Place the 2 lollipops upside down in the glass. Tie the candy necklace around the lollipop, add creepy gummies and serve with a large straw.
Cocktail: Fall All Over
Created by Fred Parent, Hendrick’s Gin Ambassador
1 ½ parts Hendrick’s Gin, ¾ parts cloudy (unfiltered) apple juice, ¾ parts fresh lemon juice
Shake and pour into a long glass, and finish with ginger beer.