Memorial Day fun

  • A group of young women cruise down Ocean Drive on their rental Trikkers, a three-wheeler electric powered cycle, on Friday. Urban Weekend is upon the Miami area as young urban out-of-towners descend on Miami Beach and surrounding areas for celebration of the start of summer over the Memorial Day Weekend. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • People cruise down Washington Avenue in a rental mini golf car Hummer. Urban Weekend is upon the Miami area as thousands of people descend on Miami Beach and surrounding areas for celebration of the start of summer over the Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 23, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami-Dade Corrections officers station themselves and vehicles outside the Miami Beach Police Department's headquarters Friday, May 23, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A group of young women cruise down Ocean Drive on their rental Trikkers, a three-wheeler electric powered cycle Friday, May 23, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A group of young women cruise down Ocean Drive on their rental Trikkers, a three-wheeler electric powered cycle Friday, May 23, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Karen Marin, 28, of Colombia, and Patricia Molina, 31, of Spain, practice their skateboarding skills on their brand new boards that they bought Thursday afternoon to kick off their Memorial Day weekend holiday on Miami Beach. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Chantelle Julie,24, and friend, Jade Charles, 24, both of the UK, toast with giant daquiries to the start of their Memorial Day weekend holiday at Papagayo on Miami Beach Thursday afternoon. Miami Beach Police have begun to step up staffing and security efforts in anticipation for a busy Memorial Day weekend on Miami Beach. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Visitors begin to arrive early Thursday evening for the start of the busy Memorial Day weekend on Miami Beach. Miami Beach Police have begun to step up staffing and security efforts in anticipation for a busy Memorial Day weekend on Miami Beach. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Beach bicycle patrol officers work Collins Ave. early Thursday evening as crowds begin to arrive for the Memorial Day weekend. Police have begun to step up staffing and security efforts in anticipation for a busy Memorial Day weekend on Miami Beach. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Early Thursday evening Miami Beach motorcycle officers patrol Collins Ave.near 11th St. as Memorial Day weekend festivities begin. Beginning at 7am Friday until 7am Tuesday Collins Ave. will be turned into one-way North bound through Miami Beach and Washington Ave will be turned into one-way South bound and Ocean Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hialeah Gardens Police have their mobile Command Center vehicle parked on Collins Ave and 10th St. at Lummus Park to help keep an eye on the festivities during Memorial Day weekend. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dance circle forms on Ocean Drive Friday for Urban Beach Week BEATRICE DUPUY / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Protesters preaching down Ocean Drive during Urban Beach Week. BEATRICE DUPUY / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Beach police calming down a woman for getting too close to a preacher Friday during Urban Beach Week. BEATRICE DUPUY / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The ladies man of Urban Beach Week BEATRICE DUPUY / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Bahamian Terrell Wright, 45, sings along with artist Singing Melody. Best of the Best showcased some of the best Caribbean entertainers such as Beres Hammond, Barrington Levy, Cocoa Tea, Etana, Destra, Bugle, Chronixx, are among the 20+ artists who performed at Bayfront Park on Sunday, May 25th, 2014 in downtown Miami, Florida. Carl Juste/Miami Herald Staff

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  • Reggae artist Singing Melody performs for the large crowd. Thousands gathered for the 8th Annual Best of the Best concert featuring artists throughout the Caribbean as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, May 25, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fans reach out to reggae artist Cocoa Tea, right, during his performance. Thousands gathered for the 8th Annual Best of the Best concert featuring artists throughout the Caribbean as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, May 25, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Flags wave as the crowd sings and dances to the performance by Cocoa Tea. Thousands gathered for the 8th Annual Best of the Best concert featuring artists throughout the Caribbean as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, May 25, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Terrell Wright, 45, of the Bahamas, dances as she sings along with reggae artist Singing Melody. Thousands gathered for the 8th Annual Best of the Best concert featuring artists throughout the Caribbean as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, May 25, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fans reach out to reggae artist Cocoa Tea during his performance. Thousands gathered for the 8th Annual Best of the Best concert featuring artists throughout the Caribbean as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on Sunday, May 25, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF