Weekend Options: 06.15.17-06.17.17

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Plenty of options for this father’s day weekend, with the weather projected to behave for a good portion of the time. Whether you’re looking for family fun, a quiet night at the movies or a loud banger of a party, there’s a little something for everyone this weekend in Miami.

Friday – June 5th, 2017

What: Finding Neverland
where: Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312)
When: Now through June 24th. Showtimes
Details: An origin story like no other, Finding Neverland explores the life of J.M. Barrie came to write the Peter Pan story. This wonderful show is based on the Miramax motion picture by David Magee and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee. Tickets range from $35-$105

What: The American Black Film Festival
Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall (1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139)
When: June 15th – 17th
Details: Showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent, The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event supporting emerging artists to diversify the images and storytellers working in the entertainment industry. Recognized as the nation’s largest gathering of Black film and TV enthusiasts, the festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Tickets start at $15


Saturday – June 6th, 2017

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What: Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival
Where: Stonewall National Museum & Archives (2157 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors)
When: 3pm
Details: Wilton Manors has long been known as one of the strongest LGBT communities in South Florida. This Saturday, the community celebrates its pride with the Largest LGBT Pride Event in the Greater Fort Lauderdale Area at the Stonewall. The event is free and open to the public with parking on site.

What: Bloom: A Twilight Performance
Where: Vizcaya Village* (3250 S. Miami Ave.)
When: 8:30 PM – 10 PM
What: The creatives at the Processional Arts Workshop (PAW) come together for an immersive perfomance in celebration of Vizcaya’s centennial. General Public: $10; Vizcaya Members: $5; Kids under 12 are free.
*Vizcaya Village is actually the old science museum location across the street from Vizcaya.

What: Bassline 1 year anniversary
Where: Kill Your Idol (222 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, Florida 33139),
When: 8PM – 3AM; Happy Hour 8-10pm
Details: The local party continues with sounds ranging the spectrum of bass music. Featururing Danny Bled, Lamebot, Serious Jorge, DJ Knockers, Dave EridaniSound, Lk Forty-Seven and MC Jumanji alonside residents Somejerk and Karakter. Free Entry.


Sunday – June 7th, 2017

What: Father’s Day Pig Roast
Where: Ball & Chain (1513 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135)
When: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Details: Ball and Chain offer a full day of father’s day specials. Join the Ball and Chain Trio at noon and more live acts at 2pm while feasting on a delicious lechon straight out of the caja china. Treat dad to Chivas specials and enjoy other happy hour specials from 4-7pm. 21+ and Reservations are suggested

What: Brunch & Brews
Where: Concrete Beach Brewery (325 NW 24th St, Miami, FL 33127)
When: Starts at noon
Details: Do brunch Miami style and pair your favorite Concrete Beach brew with the delicious fare of the Magic Box food truck. While the taps at Concrete Beach are enough to draw a crowd on their own, the Fritas served at The Magix Box are a local favorite not to be passed up. The truck, an offspring of local favorite El Mago de las Fritas, has been a crowd pleaser since making its debut in 2013.