One of the biggest sporting events in the world is about to land in Miami, the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix Bee Hard Rock Stadium on May 6-8, 2022. Added to that are plenty of world-class dinners, events, festivals, concerts and more, and here’s a roundup of the best options.
Dine with extravagant meals
For those short on cash, this will surely be the weekend to feast on some over-the-top dining experiences. There are still a few tickets left for the much-discussed Carbone Beach pop-up, which will run from May 6-8, and will raise a whopping $3,000 per person. The seated meal, prepared on the sands of Miami Beach by Mario Carbone himself, will also include a lavish happy hour and “incredible surprise performances each evening.” Legendary Italian butcher on the mainland Dario Cecchini of Carna will host pop up at the SLS Brickell with Chef Victor Rosado on May 6, featuring a tasting menu that includes wine and cocktail pairings, along with a live grill demo by Cecchini for $299 per person. After the race on Sunday, May 7, celebrity favorite in Downtown Miami Zuma will be throw an afterparty with a four-hour open bar, appetizers, DJ, and fireworks for $305 per person.
Hit Up the Street Festivals
Racing enthusiasts should go to the free Racing Fan Fest Miami 2022 Wynwood taking over from May 5-8. Driven by US Weekly, Red Bull and event producers SWARM, the massive event will feature a Red Bull fan zone, VR racing simulators, car photo ops, merchandise shops, nightclub pop-ups, kid’s zones and more. On Miami Beach, FTX will take over nearly three full blocks of a massive 165,000-square-foot beachfront extension into an all-immersive three-day activation called “Electric Beach” FTX off the grid† The event is free to the public during the day and ticketed performances at night. The event hosts a range of immersive experiences, guest appearances, interactive games, fashion shows, ‘surprise’ entertainment, a wide variety of curated food and drinks, and even a chance to create your own NFT.
So. Loads of. concerts.
Live music lovers will have plenty of concerts to attend throughout the weekend. E11EVEN Miami will host shows by Tiesto† Rick Ross† diploma† Snoop Doggand Travis Scottmeanwhile the Miami owned will give performances by Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire† Golden Roomand whether it’s about† Dance the night away on Miami Beach to the sounds of Calvin Harris† David Guetta† Vintage cultureand more on BleauLive presents Miami Race Nightsa weekend-long concert series in the famous Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel complete with an open bar courtesy of Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff, while down the street the SLS will host Kaskade† And local concert favorites iii Points have put together the musical lineup for the FTX Off the Gridwith nightly concerts with the headliner Jamie Jones† Revelationand Jamie XX†
Watch a Formula One Watch Party
Didn’t get a ticket for the race? There are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the excitement of the day at various viewing parties throughout the city. Miami Beach dining room, Market timeoutshall show the game on screens 5 meters high offering food and drink specials along with Instagram moments, while Doral-based food hall Shoma Bazaar will also broadcast the race on its big screens, offering plenty of food and drink specials. For those who want to watch the race by the pool, the official Heineken Watch Party will de Amber Sweet Terrace at the Confidante Miami Beach with snacks, drinks and the race broadcast on a large inflatable screen, while Baia Beach will be shown cabanas overlooking two 20ft x 13ft LED screens along with complimentary caviar and champagne on hand, and Hyde Beach will have one all day watching party at the popular swimming pool.
Go out with Breaking Bads and Aaron Paul
Fans of Breaking Bad have plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle with the stars of the hit show on Saturday, May 7. The founders and ambassadors of Dos Hombres Mezcal will pour their mezcal in the Magic City ahead of the Formula 1 races. The tour begins with a book signing at a Gopuff location (584 NW 27th Street) from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, followed by a party at Duffy’s Sports Grill in North Miami from 3 pm to 6 pm, a performance at The Cocktail Shack at SLS South Beach from 4pm, and then they take their talents to Wynwood newcomer Bottled Blonde at 6.30 pm Now let’s hope the duo will take a helicopter to make all those performances in time.