Things To Do

10 Labor Day Events You Can't Miss

Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails

Dine on the sands of Hallandale Beach at South Florida’s newest chic dining destination boasting New American cuisine and creative cocktails plus sweeping views of the ocean.

Details: Beach bar hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, second floor restaurant opens at 6 p.m. Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails, 111 S. Surf Rd., Hallandale Beach.

PAMM Picnic

PAMM will open to the public on for a Labor Day Picnic and BBQ celebration on the terrace with live music by indie funk group Magic City Hippies and barbecue and drink specials at Verde.

Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Verde’s terrace at Pérez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami;; Admission: members free, $16, $12 youth, seniors, students.

Miami Marlins

The Marlins are busy all through Labor Day Weekend, taking on the New York Mets Friday through Sunday; Friday night Star Wars fans get to show off their favorite costumes during Star Wars Night and Sunday the first 10,000 take home a Marcell Ozuna bobblehead. Monday the Fish take on the Milwaukee Brewers.

Details: Game time is at 7:10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1:10 p.m. Sunday-Monday at Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami;; Tickets start at $18.

Beer Garden & Barbecue with Funky Buddha Brewery

Celebrate this weekend at Whiskey Blue, which will host a Labor Day edition of its monthly Beer Garden series. This Friday’s free event will feature a wide selection of craft brews on draft by local brewery Funky Buddha, as well as a live performance by SOSOS.

Details: 5-8 p.m. Friday at Whiskey Blue at W Fort Lauderdale, 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

Heart Nightclub

While everything has been quite hush-hush surrounding Miami’s newest 24-hour nightclub, Heart has announced it will be hosting its first preview party Friday, September 4. Desolat producer Hector will be headlining at the club’s rooftop terrace.

Details: 11 p.m. Friday at Heart, 50 NE 11 St., Miami;; $20-$30.

Ball & Chain 80th Anniversary

Little Havana hot spot celebrates its 80th anniversary as a live music spot with a stellar lineup of bands like The Baboons, Electric Piquete and more.

Details: noon-3 a.m. Friday-Sunday at Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St., Miami;; free.

Neighbor Days at Jungle Island

Jungle Island’s annual promotion returns this weekend with Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach county residents playing only $15 admission to check out the animal shows, Parrot Cove beach and much more every weekend in September 2015.

Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Monday at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Tr., Miami;; $15.


The University of Miami kicks off its 2015 college football season by playing host to Bethune-Cookman.

Details: 6 p.m. Saturday at Sun Life Stadium, 347 Don Shula Dr., Miami;

Declaration Of Dance at Nikki Beach

Celebrate the end of summer with a day-long fete featuring a lineup of top DJs including Shlomo Aber, Kevin Sauderson, and Marco.

Details: Noon-5 a.m. Saturday at Nikki Beach, 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-375-0179; $44 and tables are available.

Brunch at Tongue & Cheek

Tongue & Cheek’s notorious weekend brunch is being extended for a very special Labor Day edition with bottomless Bloody Marys, Bellinis and Mimosas ($25) and a Miami Spice brunch ($23) with three courses.

Details: Brunch available 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Monday at Tongue & Cheek, 431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-704-2900.