New Year’s Eve makes for some pretty sick parties and we’re lucky enough to live in one of the party capitals of the world. In an attempt to top all our other yearly celebratory rituals, the Magic City has tons to offer for NYE. It’s no surprise that Tropicult’s events page has been blowing up with your event submissions and the result is a staggering variety of options for every budget.
We here at Tropicult know how hard it is to scroll through event listings with a smashing hangover, so we’ve selected our favs to create – Your 2014 Party Guide to NYE in the Magic City! All you’ve gotta do is make up your mind, get to the party, grab some bubbly and start getting wild.
Oh yeah, and don’t miss the ticket giveaways!
Also, see: Top Cinco: NYE Dining Guide
JAMIE JAMS & MISS ROCKY ROXANA
NYE at Gramps means EYE POPPIN’ FUN! ♫♫♫ 90’s and 00’s Dancin’ Tunes by Djs Jamie Jams and Miss Rocky Roxana of The Make-Out Room (SF) and The Night Light (Oakland). Free champagne toast at Midnight!
B.Y.O.B. SUPER GALA
Swampspace (VIP) party hosted By Liz Ferrer and Kizzy Gonzales
New Years Eve pants dropping bass with Otto Von Schrach, Telekenetic Walrus, Afrobeta, Skinny Hendrix, and Juan Basshead.
LET’S GET WEIRD
All your favorite Pickle Resident DJs: DHM, Will Ranuart, Diego, Arremar Jack. Creative Dress Encouraged. Open Bar 10pm – 12am
Blackbird Ordinary presents an after party for Phish with a performance by Jon Fishman’s side project, Touchpants. Two crazy nights of drinking, vulgarity, dancing, and of course, the celebration of the new year.
If you’re not into the SOBE BS, chill at Miami’s newest spot, Sidebar. No long lines and no table minimums. $30 admission comes with Champagne toast at midnight. Sounds by PASE ROCK. Opening set by Daniel D’artiste.
PARTICLE, Phish Concert After Party – Los Angeles Jam Band, Particle, have rock and roll in their very molecules. With the driving grooves of the Disco Biscuits and the high shredability of Umphrey’s McGee, they’ve been a crowd favorite for the last thirteen years.
Discobox at Basement Miami Presents New Years Eve with Crew Love featuring Soul Clap, Pillow Talk, No Regular Play, Slow Hand, Navid Izadi, and Ahmed Hashim. Complimentary champagne & cocktails 10pm-1am. Dancing ’til dawn plus booty bass bowling & roller disco.
HYDE IN WONDERLAND
Dive into the rabbit hole and join SLS South Beach for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve party at Hyde Beach where the lineup this year will include Vice, MNDR, YSL and Damaged Goods. There will be an open bar from 9 pm to midnight and light hors d’oeuvres. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in fantasy attire for this magical evening.
CHEAP MIAMI BASH
Performing Live: Divino Niño (Chicago), The Grey 8’s, Los Astronuts (featuring members of The Gun Hoes & Plastic Pinks). DJs: Joshy Josh & Andie Sweetswirl. Complimentary champagne toast at Midnight + Party Favors! Cheap Drinks! Good Music!
NEW YEARS SHOW
What better way to welcome 2015 than with your friendly neighborhood local bands?
LINEUP (unofficial/official): Ashiyu – Synth master JawshGawd brining the future to the present. The Coax – An upbeat explosion of energy that’ll keep you on your feet all night thats also wrapped around a nice family vibe. Purple Sun – Melodically insane would be best to describe these passion filled crazies. Hard hitting rock with splash of funk and alternative soul will make you want their logo tattooed on your ass. AstroMaps – Veterans of the local pool, these zany artists bring the beautiful sounds of indie and progressive music. Sunghosts – They sound like backflips, fireworks, and girls in bikini’s surfing. How could you not? Satori Kings – Truly kings they are, with their insane musical masterpieces that range from psychedelic, to classic rock all the way to that rootsy reggae we all love. Verali – We sing about a banana in one of our songs.
FIREWORK POTLUCK: Bring any fireworks you want and for the person who brings the gnarliest firework, you will receive a special prize. BEER PONG TOURNY? TBA