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These next few days are going to be pretty groundbreaking. You're down to your last hours of 2015, and your first of 2016– so if you're at all superstitious, you'd better end it and start it with a bang. Below we've listed out your weekend agenda, which includes plenty of New Year's Eve parties, free yoga through Monday, and even an eye gazing contest. Don't blink!
Wednesday, December 30th
MIAMI BEACH– The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean shopping is! We've teamed up with Wanderlust Founder, Andria Mitsakos for a night of wine and shopping for a good cause. Join us on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm at Hotel Croydon in celebration of the Racked 38 boutique's one year anniversary. A portion of the night's proceeds will also go to the Macricostas Pulley Foundation, a local organization that benefits both the LGBT community and arts education at inner-city Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Get your free tickets here. Hotel Croydon, 3720 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL.
Thursday, December 31st
BRICKELL– Celebrate the New Year at American Social Brickell for The Next Best Thing to a Time Machine NYE 2016 party. They'll be recreating the famous Jack Rabbit Slims scene from Pulp Fiction, so you know you'll be getting a cool crowd at this event. The scene will take place from 6pm-3am. Dinner at 6:30pm is $40 per guest, but if you want the late dinner at 8:30pm, it's $60. If you want to skip dinner and just get ready to ring in the new year with drinks galore, you can reserve a table with bottle service starting at 10:30pm. For the full menu and reservations instructions, head this way. American Social Brickell, 690 SW 1st Ct., Miami, FL.
WYNWOOD– If you plan on staying out literally all night on New Year's Eve, then head over to Electric Pickle's The Breakfast Club New Years Eve and Pickle Patio Grand Opening. They're going to be welcoming the new year along with their beloved patio space from yesteryear with a ton of musical guests including Brad Strickland, Sean Drake and Patrick Walsh plus more. The event is free and runs from 10pm to 5am. All you have to do is register here. But if you're planning installing for breakfast at 7am, get your $15 tickets here. So get ready for a night of beats and breakfast with your best friends. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave., Miami, FL.
MIAMI BEACH– When you think of New Year's Eve, you think glam, and what's more glam than a Retro, Rat Pack-Inspired Party? That's exactly what the Carillon Miami Beach Hotel is throwing. Start with a savory 5-course feast at the new palate-pleasing Thyme restaurant, and continue with a live band and DJ under the stars, a champagne toast, plus a few extra treats and surprises. Tickets are $355 per person and are available here. It includes everything mentioned above plus complimentary valet. Dinner begins at 8pm and the night concludes at 2am. Bottle service will also be available for purchase. There is limited availability so hurry and reserve quickly. Call (305) 514-7333 or email miamiconcierge@carillonhot
MIAMI BEACH– If you missed The Weeknd earlier this month, don't fret. He's coming back with Kygo to The Fontainebleau to ring in the New Year. Tickets are available here for $325, and it includes general admission plus an open bar from 9pm-12am. If your'e planning on attending this event, we've got you covered on the wardrobe front. Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Avenues, Miami Beach, FL.
FORT LAUDERDALE– For all the underage people out there, we've got an event for you. Revolution Live is presenting A Grateful Dead New Years Eve Party with special guests. Advanced tickets are available for $20 here, but you can also purchase them at the door for $30. For VIP/Bottle Reservations email VIP@JoinTheRevolution.net, and you'll enjoy the VIP treatment to ring in the new year. Doors open at 8:30pm and the show starts at 9:30pm. Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Wynwood– What better way to spend the New Year than by eating? R House Wynwood is hosting an exquisite dinner at a set price for $125, which includes a three course meal with a glass of Perrier Jouët as well as a complementary glass bottle of proseco. The evening begins at 5pm and goes on until 3am. For tickets head this way. R House Wynwood, 2727 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, FL.
Friday, January 1st
MIAMI BEACH– After a whole night of drinking, we've got the perfect remedy for your hangover. Broken Shaker is hosting a New Years Day Recovery BBQ with food and cocktails galore. Party starts at 2pm and ends whenever you want it to. Broken Shaker at the Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach, FL.
Saturday, January 2nd
LINCOLN ROAD-They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. This weekend you'll get to start off the new year by peering through a different one with Eye Gazing Miami. Grab a friend and head over to the grassy patch across from Pizza Rustica to share one minute of eye contact with those around you. It's a quirky event where you'll get the chance to meet people like you've never done before. The event is free and runs from 2pm to 5pm. Lincoln Road Mall, Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL.
COCONUT GROVE/DORAL– Is your New Years resolution to get fit? Head over to Hot Yoga House Miami for a free weekend of yoga sessions from Jan 2nd through the 3rd at both its Coconut Grove and Doral studios. In addition to the classic 90-minute class, you'll be able to sample four other classes, including Power Flow, Yin, Power Hour, and Meditation. Grab your tickets here. Hot Yoga House Coconut Grove, 2500 SW 28th Ln., Miami, FL. Hot Yoga House Doral, 7902 NW 36th St., Miami, FL.
Monday, January 4th
MIAMI BEACH– Add another fitness event to your calendar this week for your new year's resolution. On Monday, head to the 1111 Sky Deck (at the Herzog and De Meuron garage on Lincoln Road) for a sunset version of Sky Wave Yoga. The event is free, but donations are welcome to benefit the Whale and Dolphin Conservation. The session will start promptly at 6:15pm, but if you arrive early you'll get to experience a live sound bowl meditation. There will be special reduced parking available courtesy of 1111 Lincoln Road Events: $5 for three hours, cash only. Bring your own mat. 1111 Sky Deck, 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL.
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