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The best Art Basel parties that you can actually get into

Art Basel is just around the corner, and you know what that means? Miami will come alive with a slew of star-studded private parties closed off to mere mortals. But fear not — even if you’re not a supermodel, movie star, famous artist or a Kardashian, you can still turn up during Miami’s most creative party week. Here’s where to go if you want to party in Miami during Art Basel.

BROWSE:  Miami.com Guide – Art Basel

Tuesday, December 5

What: Red Bull Sound Select presenting A.Chal, Kilo Kish, Twelve’len and Nick Leon

When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: The Ground, 34 NE 11th St., Miami

Tickets: $3 with RSVP via http://win.gs/2zlvACN or $10 at the door

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What: Coyo Taco Presents: 2nd Annual Rum & Bass #ARTBASEL Block Party

When: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: Coyo Taco, 2300 Northwest 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127

Tickets: $20 via http://bit.ly/2konmDt

Wednesday, December 6

WALL_Atmosphere
WALL

What: Behrouz & Friends featuring Guy Gerber and Behrouz

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Tickets: $50 here

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Ora Miami

What: You & Me Art Basel Edition, featuring Neverdogs, Hugo Bianco and Vanjee

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: ORA 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $20 here

High-Res Live Music at The Yard by Masson Liang 2
El fundador de Wynwood Yard, que abrió sus puertas en noviembre de 2015 en 56 NW 29th St., quiere abrir un espacio similar en North Beach.

What: Jazz at The Yard Basel Edition

When: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami

Tickets: Free, RSVP here

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What: The Black Party Art + Fashion

When: 11 p.m.

Where: Art Africa Miami Arts Fair 920 NW 2nd Ave., Miami

Tickets: $20 per person

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What: Basement 3rd Anniversary

When: 11 p.m.

Where: The Miami Beach EDITION, at 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $30

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Want to blow a lot of money on dinner? Of course you do. Villa Azur has you covered. Me, I'm just going to pick up a Publix sub.

What: DJ Cruz and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Wednesday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami

Tickets: Free

Thursday, December 7

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G-Love

What: G-Love live, Juke and an opening set from The Goodnites

When: Doors open at 10 p.m.

Where: Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami

Tickets: Free

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What: Special exhibit and party hosted by ArtNexus

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Pool deck at EAST, Miami 788 Brickell Plaza, Miami

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G-Eazy

What: G-Eazy live

When: Doors open at 10 p.m.

Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami

Tickets: $20 (ladies) and $40 (gentlemen) here 

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The 1-800-Lucky marketplace brings seven different restaurants under one roof to Wynwood.

What: Silent Addy & Kola Champagne presents: Bashment TV

When: Doors open at 5 p.m.

Where: 1-800-LUCKY 143 NW 23rd St., Miami

Cost: Free

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Diplo

What: Diplo live

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: LIV 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $40 here

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The chic lobby at the Atton. Craig Ambrosio

What:  Local art, live jazz, Peruvian food and South American wine

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: UVA wine bar at the Atton Brickell 1500 SW 1st Ave, Miami

Tickets: Free

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What: No Commission Miami, an art gallery celebrating the fusion of sonic and visual art; featuring Swizz Beatz, The Dean Collection & BACARDÍ

Where: Soho Studios, 2136 NW 1st Ave., Miami

When: Thursday through Saturday, from noon -5 p.m.

Admission: Free

RSVP: www.nocommission.bacardi.com

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Want to blow a lot of money on dinner? Of course you do. Villa Azur has you covered. Me, I'm just going to pick up a Publix sub.

What: Jack-E hosts The Original Thursday Night Dinner Party Basel Edition

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami

Tickets: Free

High-Res Live Music at The Yard by Masson Liang 2
El fundador de Wynwood Yard, que abrió sus puertas en noviembre de 2015 en 56 NW 29th St., quiere abrir un espacio similar en North Beach.
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What: Basel at The Yard: The Nth Power

When: 8 p.m. – midnight.

Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami

Tickets: Free, RSVP here

Friday, December 8

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WALL

What: David Squillace, Rony Seikaly and Jean Claude Ades

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $50 here

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What: Basel B.A.E. by SocialXChange feat. compositions from alumni of the nation’s most prominent HBCUs

When: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Cover: Free

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What:  Nic Fanciulli (live show), Agoria, Audion, Eagles & Butterflies

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: Heart Nightclub 50 NE 11 St., Miami

Tickets: $20 here

the wharf
The Wharf is on the Miami River.
What:  Happy Hour 1featuring $1 beer pints, $3 glasses of wine and 1/2 off select food menu items. The party continues ’till 2am with DJs YSL & Spiff.
When: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Cover: Free, but RSVP is encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami
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What:  Guy Gerber presents Rumors, featuring Bill Patrick, Lauren Lane, NonCitizens and Dead Tones

When: Noon – 11 p.m.

Where: 1 Hotel Beach Club 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: Event is free

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Want to blow a lot of money on dinner? Of course you do. Villa Azur has you covered. Me, I'm just going to pick up a Publix sub.

What: Paulo Velloso and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Friday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami

Tickets: Free

High-Res Live Music at The Yard by Masson Liang 2
El fundador de Wynwood Yard, que abrió sus puertas en noviembre de 2015 en 56 NW 29th St., quiere abrir un espacio similar en North Beach.

What: Basel at The Yard: Electric Avenue feat. Afrobeta, Millionyoung, EONS, and DJ Lolo;

When: 7 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami

Tickets: Free, RSVP here

Saturday, December 9

50 cent

What:  50 Cent live

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: ORA 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $50 here

Details: www.oranightclub.com

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The Wharf is on the Miami River.
What: Tropical Sessions with special guests Mr. Pauer & La Negra Fabulosa live.
When: 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Cover/Admission Charge: Free.  RSVP encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami
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What: Lee Burridge presents All Day I Dream featuring Bedouin and YokoO

Where: 1 Hotel 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $25 here

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What: Haute to Death Basel Takeover: Part III Party

Where: The Anderson 709 NE 79th St., Miami

When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

What: Secret Society Art Basel Edition

Where: The Anderson 709 NE 79th St., Miami

When: 2 a.m. – sunrise

Tickets: $25 here

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What: Gucci Mane live

When: Doors open at 10 p.m.

Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami

Tickets: $30 (ladies) and $50 (gentlemen) here.

LIV at Fontainebleau (1)

What: Loco Dice live

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: LIV 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $60 here

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Want to blow a lot of money on dinner? Of course you do. Villa Azur has you covered. Me, I'm just going to pick up a Publix sub.

What: Michael Canitrot and Stephan M host Villa Azur’s Saturday Night Dinner Party Art Basel Edition

When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Villa Azur 309 23rd St., Miami

Tickets: Free

High-Res Live Music at The Yard by Masson Liang 2
El fundador de Wynwood Yard, que abrió sus puertas en noviembre de 2015 en 56 NW 29th St., quiere abrir un espacio similar en North Beach.

What: Basel at The Yard: Locos Por Hippies featuring Electric Kif and Locos Por Juana;

When: 5 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami

Tickets: Free, RSVP here

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DJ Tennis

What: Rakastella by Innervisions & Life and Death, featuring Dixon, DJ Koze, DJ Tennis, Red Axes, Uchi, Moscoman, Mano Le Tough and more

When: 2 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park 4020 Virginia Key Beach Drive, Miami

Tickets: $85 here

WALL_Atmosphere
WALL

What: Paris Hilton live

When: Doors open at 11 p.m.

Where: WALL 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Tickets: $70 here

The Anderson
What: Haute to Death Basel Takeover feat. Jon Dones & Ash Nowack
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: The Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami
Tickets: Free
What: Secret Society Art Basel Edition feat. Holmar & Dude Skywalker
When: 2 a.m. – sunrise
Where: The Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami
Tickets: Free

Sunday, December 10

hard2leave

What: Hard 2 Leave

When: Doors open at 10 p.m.

Where: E11EVEN MIAMI 29 NE 11th St., Miami

Tickets: $20 (ladies) and $40 (gentlement) here

High-Res Live Music at The Yard by Masson Liang 2
El fundador de Wynwood Yard, que abrió sus puertas en noviembre de 2015 en 56 NW 29th St., quiere abrir un espacio similar en North Beach.

What: Reggae Sunday Basel Edition featuring Kulcha Shok;

When: 2 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Where: The Wynwood Yard 56 NW 29th St., Miami

Tickets: Free, RSVP here

the wharf
The Wharf is on the Miami River.

What: $50 bottles of Moet & Chandon ’til 5 p.m. while DJ’s HushMoney & YSL spin live
When: 12 p.m. – midnight.
Cover/Admission Charge: Free. RSVP encouraged via http://wharfmiami.eventbrite.com
Where: The Wharf 114 SW North River Dr., Miami

FOR MORE

Is Art Basel your thing? If so, you’ll want to browse Miami.com’s Art Basel Miami Beach content. Newbies can find out the proper way to pronounce the art fair, while locals can find out when to watch the Wynwood Wall transform. And who doesn’t like ice cream (at a museum)?

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