Jun 7, 2024 - News

Things to do this weekend: Pride, World Ocean Day

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

There's almost too much going on in Miami this weekend. Here's a few of our favorites to help with decision paralysis.

🌈 Celebrate Pride Month Friday night at the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami for the museum's annual Pride edition of First Fridays.

  • Enjoy live art, music and performances by local drag queens from 6pm–10pm.
  • Tickets: $10 for nonmembers, including two drink vouchers.

🛥 Take part in the nation's largest LGBTQ+ Pride-on-the-water event at FLoatarama Flotilla.

  • Beginning at Esplanade Park at 1:30pm Saturday, a 130-foot Yacht Catalina will lead a prideful fleet of more than 30 private and commercial boats and cruise the New River and Intracoastal Waterway.
  • Attendees can register their private boat ($30), purchase a VIP ticket for the catalina ($150) or watch the parade from designated restaurants.

🌊 Observe World Ocean Day on Saturday with local ocean organizations, ARTSail and Blue Scholars Initiative.

  • The morning event — swimming, pilates and a beach clean up — is at 35th Street Beach at Collins Avenue on Miami Beach from 8am–12pm. Free.
  • The evening event is from 5pm–9pm ($30) and features a happy hour, panel discussion and a movie premiere at SALT Waterfront Restaurant.

🇵🇷 Head to LoanDepot Park for a Puerto Rican Heritage Celebration while the Marlins play the Cleveland Guardians.

  • Saturday's tickets — starting at $30 — include a Puerto Rican Heritage Marlins jersey.
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