2015/2016 Social Season Preview

SocialMiami’s Social Season Preview will give you a quick overview of what to expect during the 2015-2016 season. Non-profits can also use the Preview as a tool to help plan their important events during the year.

If your event is not listed, just send the information to Melanie when details are confirmed. The Social Season Preview will be continually updated, redistributed and archived on SocialMiami’s homepage.

SocialMiami’s 9th Annual Gala Guide, the industry standard for pre- and post-event publicity, will be published in early September. The deadline to add your event to the guide is August 23. Call 305-981-0101 or email Melanie for Gala Guide information or to inquire about producing a promotional or event video for your organization.

September 2015

Sept 12 Golden Shimmer & Shine to benefit the Live Like Bella Foundation
Sept 18 A Night of Culinary Stars to benefit the James Beard Foundation
Sept 19 8th Annual “It’s All About the Kids” hosted by Friends of St. Jude
Sept 19 Luminary Awards 2015 hosted by SAVE
Sept 25 The Federal Bar Association’s Installation & Awards Gala
Sept 26 It’s All About the Kids hosted by the Friends of St. Jude
Sept 28 8th Annual PAMM Corporate Luncheon

October 2015

Oct 2 4th Annual Haute Tea hosted by Young Society of Love & Hope for DRIF
Oct 2 – 4 Duende – Broward County’s 100th Birthday Weekend
Oct 3 Barry University’s 75th Birthday Bash Gala
Oct 3 Imagine Gala 2015 to benefit His House Children’s Home
Oct 3 Big Dreamers 20th Anniversary Awards Dinner to benefit Touching Miami With Love
Oct 4 2nd Annual Children’s Imagination Ball hosted by Adrienne Arsht Center
Oct 6 30th Great Sports Legends Annual Dinner hosted by Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Oct 9 – 10 Mad Dog Mandich Florida Keys Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic
Oct 9 – 11 III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival
Oct 10 2015 Diamonds are Forever Ball hosted by Miami Children’s Health Foundation
Oct 10 Broward Center’s Ghost Light Society’s Sixth Annual Soirée: Havana Nights!
Oct 15 Alper JCC’s Women’s Day Luncheon
Oct 15 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame “La Musa” Awards
Oct 16 A Night in Old Shanghai hosted by the Coral Gables Community Foundation
Oct 16 2nd Annual Taste of the Sea hosted by The Sea Delight Ocean Fund
Oct 16 6th Annual Golf Classic & Awards Dinner Presented by AvMed to benefit Greater Miami Service Corps
Oct 16 Legal Services of Greater Miami’s 50th Year Anniversary Gala
Oct 17 20th Anniversary Gala to benefit Chapman Partnership
Oct 17 A Run for Your Money, a fundraiser to benefit Tigertail Productions
Oct 19 All in Fore the Kids Golf Tournament hosted by Miami Children’s Health Foundation
Oct 19 Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash hosted by Miami Children’s Museum
Oct 21 Annual Golf Tournament and Spa Day to benefit Miami Jewish Health Systems
Oct 22 Party with a Purpose
Oct 22 – 25 Miami International Film Festival Gems
Oct 23 “Be A Voice” Awards Luncheon to benefit Voices for Children
Oct 23 Inner Circle of Twelve Luncheon hosted by American Cancer Society
Oct 23 11th Annual Evensky & Katz Charity Classic Golf Tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida
Oct 24 3rd Annual Hess Wines South Beach Seafood Festival
Oct 24 Noche Tropical Presents Tropicana 2020 for Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba
Oct 24 Black & White Gala to benefit American Nicaraguan Foundation
Oct 24 14th Annual Wine on Harvest Moon to benefit the Deering Estate at Cutler
Oct 24 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala – Miami
Oct 24 Annual Smash & Grab Fundraiser to benefit Locust Projects
Oct 24 – 25 6th Annual Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival
Oct 25 Jazz at Joe’s to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami
Oct 29 Changing Lives Over Lunch, Take Stock in Children Miami’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
Oct 29 2015 Signature Chefs Auction benefiting the March of Dimes
Oct 30 Vizcaya’s 29th Annual Halloween Sundowner Party
Oct 31 Nightmare on the Beach hosted by The Little Lighthouse Foundation







November 2015

Nov 4 27th Annual Festival of Chefs hosted by Easter Seals Florida, Inc.
Nov 5 Reach Out! hosted by Casa Valentina
Nov 5 2015 Women of Distinction and Caring Luncheon hosted by Plaza Health Network Foundation
Nov 5 9th Annual Positive Living Awards hosted by Alliance for Aging
Nov 6 Mujeres Giving Back Recognition Luncheon hosted by Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade
Nov 6 5th Annual Party on the Plaza to benefit Coral Gables Museum
Nov 6 Love and Hope Preview Party hosted by Diabetes Institute Research Foundation
Nov 6 Kristi House’s Roaring 20’s Soiree Celebrating 20 Years of Healing Hearts
Nov 7 “Wild About Kid’s” Gala and After-Party hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade
Nov 7 21st Annual The Intercontinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball
Nov 7 60th Diamond Jubilee Gala hosted by Young Patronesses of the Opera
Nov 12 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon hosted by Association of Fundraising Professionals
Nov 13 2015 Golf Classic hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami
Nov 13 – 15 75th Annual Ramble hosted by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Nov 13 10th Annual Recycled Fashion Show hosted by Young at Art Museum
Nov 13 15th Annual Bubbles & Bones Gala to benefit Here’s Help
Nov 14 3rd Annual West Kendall Baptist Hospital ZooRun5K Benefiting West Kendall Baptist Hospital & Zoological Society of Florida
Nov 14 Paint the Town Red Gala to benefit City Year Miami
Nov 14 Lucky You! – BAC to the Future hosted by the Bakehouse Arts Complex
Nov 15 – 22 32nd Miami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College
Nov 16 Jackson Memorial Health Foundation’s Guardian Angel Luncheon
Nov 16 Gus Machado Golf Classic to benefit American Cancer Society
Nov 19 Homestead Hospital Championship Taste with NASCAR Benefiting the Speediatrics Unit at Homestead Hospital
Nov 19 Give Miami Day 2015
Nov 19 29th Annual Festival of the Trees hosted by FIU Architecture + The Arts
Nov 19 – 22 5th Annual Recent Cinema from Spain Film Series Miami
Nov 21 12th Annual Mariners Hospital 5K Walk/Run to benefit Mariners Hospital Center For Excellence In Nursing, presented by Baptist Health Foundation
Nov 21 59th Annual Vizcaya Ball
Nov 22 Brunch for the Animals hosted by the Humane Society of Greater Miami
Nov 22 South Florida Tour de Cure to support the American Diabetes Association
Nov 26 – 30 White Party Week – Care Resource’s 31st Anniversary

December 2015

Dec 1 – 6 Art Miami
Dec 3 – 6 Art Basel Miami Beach
Dec 5 Home for the Holidays hosted by Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida
Dec 6 Holiday Gala “Winter Wonderful” to benefit UM Frost School of Music
Dec 10 National Human Relations Award Dinner Honoring Manuel D. Medina hosted by AJC Miami and Broward
Dec 12 Guayaberas and Good Times – 16th Annual Hope For All Gala to benefit Camillus House
Dec 15 Kosher Food & Wine Festival hosted by WIZO
Dec 17 The Pacesetter Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Dec 20 Nutcracker Magic Brunch and Performance hosted by Miami City Ballet

January 2016

Jan 3 – 10 National YoungArts Week
Jan 9 YoungArts Backyard Ball Celebrating the 35th Anniversary
Jan 9 – 8 Annual Winter Jewish Music Concert hosted by Temple Israel
Jan 12 Women’s Event & Lion of Judah Breakfast hosted by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Jan 14 Splendor in the Garden hosted by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Jan 14 – 28 19th Miami Jewish Film Festival
Jan 16 “Be A Voice” Gala hosted by Voices for Children
Jan 21 – 25 ArtPalmBeach
Jan 22 10th Annual International Chocolate Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Jan 22 Pawpurrazzi, the Annual Gala of the Humane Society of Greater Miami
Jan 23 Miami City Ballet’s 30th Anniversary Gala
Jan 23 Golden Angels Society Gala hosted by Jackson Health Foundation
Jan 23 Cleveland Orchestra Miami’s 10th Anniversary Gala Evening
Jan 24 Annual Champion of the Arts Awards Gala hosted by Citizens Interested in the Arts
Jan 30 The Big Dream Gala hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami
Jan 30 12th Annual Gala & Silent Auction to benefit Educate Tomorrow
Jan 30 Mariners Hospital Bougainvillea Ball to benefit Oncology Services at Miami Cancer Institute, presented by Baptist Health Foundation







February 2016

Feb 5 Wine, Women & Shoes hosted by Miami Children’s Health Foundation
Feb 6 Gala Celebrating Bellisima: Italy & High Fashion 1945-68 for NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Feb 6 Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Feb 6 19th Annual Women of Vision Luncheon to benefit Young at Art Museum
Feb 6 42nd Annual Love and Hope Ball to benefit Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Feb 11 Annual Gala presented by WIZO
Feb 13 The Foundation for New Education Initiatives Gala
Feb 13 – 15 Coconut Grove Art Festival
Feb 17 The Main Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Feb 20 Bass Ball to benefit Bass Museum of Art
Feb 25 – 28 Art Now Fair
Feb 27 2016 Be A Kid Again Gala to benefit Miami Children’s Museum

March 2016

Mar 4 Feast with the Beasts to benefit Zoo Miami
Mar 4 PAMM Ball 2016 hosted by Perez Art Museum Miami
Mar 4 – 13 33rd Miami International Film Festival hosted by Miami Dade College
Mar 5 Destination Fashion 2016 presented by the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Mar 12 Women of Tomorrow Annual Gala
Mar 12 MCCJ Humanitarian Dinner
Mar 17 Rising Stars Exhibition and Performance presented by New World School of the Arts

April 2016

Apr 2 34th Annual American Red Cross Ball
Apr 2 Rockin’ on the Green to benefit Children’s Bereavement Center
Apr 15 Kristi House’s 10th Annual Breaking the Silence Luncheon
Apr 15 5th Annual Young at Art Museum Gala
Apr 16 25th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala Auction to benefit Actors’ Playhouse
Apr 16 American Cancer Society’s Annual Gala
Apr 21 10th Anniversary Gala hosted by the Adrienne Arsht Centr
Apr 27 Miracle Makers Luncheon hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami

May 2016

May 6 13th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction hosted by Branches
May 7 Tropical Nights hosted by UM-NSU CARD
May 21 2016 Miami Heart & Stroke Ball to benefit American Heart Association

June 2016

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