Winter Party Festival is a world-renowned week-long celebration featuring many dance and social events, and drawing crowds from around the globe. Below is a list of the major events. For details on everything Winter Party go to: WinterParty.com.
Thursday March 1
The VIP Cocktail Reception – is presented by The Art of Shaving, with DJ AJ Reddy providing the musical backdrop. Mingle with locals, visitors, their partners and special guests at the Nautilus South Beach, a SIXTY Hotel from 7:30-10 p.m. This year as part of their milestone celebration for the 25th Edition Winter Party, they are proud to honor the eight extraordinary individuals who have served as Winter Party Festival Chairs: Justin Bell, Dave Cook, JC Curry, Victor Diaz-Herman, Joe Guerrero, Lisa Mercado, Chad Richter and Derek Yee
IGNITE – Kick off your weekend with a bang as every year this party is the best way to warm up for the weekend. Ignite will star DJs J.Warren and Phil Romano from 10p.m. – 5a.m. at Score. Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out): $35; after $45.
Friday, March 2
Vagabundos Pool Party – Winter Party Edition – Announcing a brand new pool party! That’s right, not one, but TWO pool parties are happening at their host hotel, Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel from 12– 6 p.m. This pool party features the sounds of DJs Paulo Fragoso and Cindel, and admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
ArtScape – bridges the gap between LGBTQ artists and the mainstream art world, standing out as the only platform in Miami showcasing works by LGBTQ artists while benefiting the National LGBTQ Task Force and local South Florida LGBTQ nonprofits. The event is quickly becoming the world’s premier destination for LGBTQ art and collectors. To ring in Winter Party’s 25th Anniversary, ArtScape will unveil “Winter’s Rainbow,” a collaboration in honor of Gilbert Baker’s Rainbow Flag, and will have the honor of welcoming guest Judge Alpesh Kantilal Patel, PhD, an FIU professor with a background at the Whitney and the Guggenheim. ArtScape’s opening will be held at the FIU CARTA on Miami Beach, featuring entertainment by HENESEAS, today from 7-10p.m. with the exhibit running from March 1 – March 6. Tickets are $30 Advanced and $40 at the door.
Heat – returns to Miami at Club Space, one of downtown Miami’s hottest clubs, featuring DJs Alain Jackinsky and Isaac Escalante on the Terrace and Pablo Lopez in the Basement. Celebrate diversity, connect with the community, and dance the night away!
Produced in conjunction with Hilton Wolman Events, Heat takes place from 10p.m. to 7 a.m. with Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out) for $85,
General Admission: $95 and VIP Tickets are $130.
Saturday, March 3
Under One Sun Pool Party – is one of our most popular events and the first to sell out every year. This year, they are excited to bring the party back to the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, with an amazing pool that has hosted Winter Party Festival many times already. The event stars DJ Joe Gauthreaux from 12 to 6p.m. and Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out) is $75 and $85 thereafter. VIP Tickets are $125
Masterbeat Toy Factory – Winter Party Festival is excited to present a very special 25th Edition Saturday night event at a new location: James L. Knight Center. Be amazed as Masterbeat transforms the Center into a giant Toy Factory with its signature production! Join international all-star DJs Oscar Velazquez and Alex Acosta as Winter Party celebrates their 25th Edition. Let your inner child run free – come see what toys they will have for you to play with at the Factory! Toy Factory takes place from 10p.m. to 6 a.m. and advance tickets through day of event (or until Sold Out) is $85 and $95 thereafter with VIP tickets only $130!
Sweat – Winter Party invites everyone to let your inhibitions run wild at their Leather and Fetish event in Wilton Manors. Sweat returns to Hunters Nightclub in Ft. Lauderdale on featuring DJ Ean Sugarman from 10p.m. to 3a.m. with no cover.
Sunday, March 4
Beat The Heat Brunch – Get your fuel for The Beach Party by starting out at brunch from 11am-2pm, at the Social Club in the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. Enjoy free samples of Smart Mouth Cold Brew Coffee, $30 bottomless mimosas, and beats provided by DJ Jean Marc! Beat the Heat Brunch is open to all with registration.
The Beach Party – This is the event that started it all! The Beach Party is Winter Party’s largest and most popular event every year, the crown jewel! It’s hard to describe the magic of dancing on the sands of South Beach with your chosen family and thousands of new friends from all over the world! It’s an experience you have to see to believe, and one you will never forget. Grab your sunscreen, your favorite speedo and we’ll see you there! DJs Grind and Rosabel (Ralphi Rosario and Abel) will spin from 12 to 8p.m. at Lummus park (12th street and Ocean Dr.) with General Admission: $125; VIP Tickets are $175; Cabana Club Tickets are $225 and a Private Cabana $5,000.
Forever Adventure – Winter Party Festival and Masterbeat are partnering once again to present a legendary Sunday night party with DJs Micky Friedmann and the return of Sagi Kariv. They are bringing Forever Tel Aviv to Miami, a party that has been across the globe. Spend your Sunday night from 10p.m. to 6a.m.unearthing treasure at the James L. Knight Center! Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out) is $90 thereafter $100 with VIP $130.
Monday March 5
Verve – Make your last morning at Winter Party memorable when DJ Eddie Elias brings a very special edition Verve to Heart Nightclub from 5a.m. to 12 noon. After a huge success last year, Verve returns with a very special edition for the 25th Edition of Winter Party, produced by Hilton Wolman Events. Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out) is $50, thereafter admission is $60.
ACTION! Finale – makes a triumphant return beginning at 10pm and ending at 5am at Score Nightclub. Produced and presented by Luciano Presents, in partnership with PartyLikeJoe, this party welcomes back two of our favorite DJs to the Winter Party line-up: DJs Nina Flowers and Jalil Z who are sure to wrap up the Festival on a high note! Advance Discount Price through day of event (or until Sold Out) is $30, and thereafter its $40.