2016/2017 Social Season Preview

SocialMiami’s Social Season Preview will give you a quick overview of what to expect during the 2016-2017 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. The Social Season Preview will be continually updated, redistributed and archived on SocialMiami’s homepage.

SocialMiami’s 10th Annual Gala Guide, providing pre- and post-event publicity, will be published in early September. The deadline to add your event to the guide is August 26. Call 305-981-0101 or email Melanie for Gala Guide information.

September 2016

Sept 8 5th Annual Haute Tea hosted by Young Society of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Sept 10 ArtsLaunch2016 presented by American Airlines and hosted by Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Sept 10 An Evening of Love Bollywood Style to benefit the Lori Brener Scholarship Fund for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
Sept 12 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner hosted by The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Sept 15 Behind the Magic Gala Tablescapes & Culinary Arts Showcase hosted by SocialMiami.com and Source Miami
Sept 17 6th Annual Miami Children’s Health Foundation’s 5K Run/Walk
Sept 17 “The Speakeasy” hosted by Coral Springs Museum
Sept 17 4th Annual Support-A-Scholar Celebration hosted by Breakthrough Miami
Sept 18 “Milk & Honey” Food Distribution Event hosted by Jewish Community Services
Sept 23 23rd Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction to benefit Ann Storck Center
Sept 24 “Giving Children the Chance to Create” Gala celebrating Arts for Learning’s 15th anniversary
Sept 27 YoungArts Awareness Day presented by National YoungArts Foundation
Sept 28 9th Annual Corporate Luncheon hosted by Perez Art Museum Miami
Sept 29 High Rollers Casino Night hosted by Easter Seals South Florida
Sept 29 5th Annual MCYA Fashion Gives Back to benefit Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

October 2016

Oct 2 4th Annual ZooRun5K to benefit West Kendall Baptist Hospital and Zoo Miami Foundation
Oct 5-6 ICFF Miami 2016
Oct 5-9 VeritageMiami presented by City National Bank to benefit United Way of Miami-Dade
Oct 7 Sounds of Motown Featuring The Four Tops, a gala presented by Magic City Casino to benefit Project: New Born
Oct 7-9 Broadway Across America’s “Rent” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Oct 7-9 III Points Festival
Oct 8 Imagine Charity Gala to benefit His House Children’s Home
Oct 8 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala Celebrating 20th Anniversary
Oct 8 The International Seakeepers Society’s 2016 Bal de la Mer
Oct 11-16 Broadway Across America’s “The Illusionists” at Adrienne Arsht Center
Oct 13 “Rumble in the Jungle,” a luncheon to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month hosted by Cancer Link
Oct 13 Believing in Girls Luncheon hosted by Pace Center for Girls Miami
Oct 13-16 GEMS Fall Film Festival presented by MDC’s Miami Film Festival
Oct 14 “A Passage to India” celebrating Coral Gables Community Foundation’s 25th Anniversary
Oct 15 Deering Estate Foundation’s 15th Annual “Wine on Harvest Moon”
Oct 15 Chapman Partnership “Illuminations” Gala
Oct 15 NextGen’s Gala After Party to support Chapman Partnership
Oct 15 “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band presented by Miami Dade College
Oct 16 Miami Children’s Museum’s “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash”
Oct 19 The Young Patronesses of the Opera Benefactor Party
Oct 20-22 South Beach Seafood Festival
Oct 21 Be A Voice Luncheon hosted by Voices for Children Foundation
Oct 21-23 Miami City Ballet’s Performances of Giselle at the Arsht Center
Oct 22 Havana Nights Dinner & Auction to benefit Kristi House
Oct 22 Casino RoyALS Gala Cruise to benefit The ALS Center of Excellence
Oct 23 Jazz at Joes to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
Oct 23 Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash hosted by Miami Children’s Museum
Oct 27-30 Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure Shopping Weekend to benefit Baptist Health Foundation
Oct 28 Footy’s Bubbles & Bones Gala to benefit Here’s Help
Oct 29 “Something’s Brewing After Dark,” a 21 + over event hosted by Miami Children’s Museum
Oct 29 Miami Children’s Health Foundation’s 10th Annual Diamond Ball
Oct 29 30th Annual Halloween Sundowner hosted by Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Oct 29 3rd Annual Wine & Cheese Fundraiser to benefit Sofia’s Hope
Oct 29 Masquerade Ball to benefit American Nicaraguan Foundation
Oct 29 The Big Rod Ball, an Oktoberfest event hosted by Schnebly Redland’s Winery
Oct 29 Locust Projects’ Smash & Grab Raffle Event

November 2016

Nov 3 Women’s Voices Fundraising Breakfast hosted by The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade
Nov 3 7th Annual Patently Impossible Project hosted by Dade County Bar Association to benefit Dade Legal Aid
Nov 4 43rd Annual Love and Hope Preview Party hosted by Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Nov 4 Women’s Voices Fundraising Breakfast hosted by the Women’s Fund Miami-Dade
Nov 4 National Philanthropy Day hosted by Association of Fundraising Professionals
Nov 5 The Young Patronesses of the Opera Annual Gala, “An Aria to America”
Nov 5 13th Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala to benefit Deliver The Dream
Nov 9 28th Annual Festival of Chefs hosted by Easter Seals South Florida
Nov 11 ICA Miami’s “The 365 Party” Dinner and After-Party
Nov 11 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami Golf Classic
Nov 11 “Party on the Plaza” hosted by the Young Associates of Coral Gables Museum
Nov 11 & 12 Cleveland Orchestra Performances at Adrienne Arsht Center
Nov 12 The Grand Gala benefiting Miami Cancer Institute
Nov 12 InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball
Nov 12 Wild About Kids Gala hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade
Nov 12 Viva Las Vegas!, the Beaux Arts Ball in support of the Lowe Art Museum at UM
Nov 12 John Offerdahl’s Broward Health Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival
Nov 13 – 20 Miami Book Fair presented by Miami Dade College
Nov 14 11th Annual “Claws for Kids” Luncheon to benefit Florida Foster Care Review
Nov 14 16th Annual American Cancer Society Gus Machado Golf Classic
Nov 17 2016 Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon hosted by Plaza Health Network Foundation
Nov 17 Give Miami Day
Nov 18 Jackson Health Foundation’s 2016 Guardians of the Children Luncheon to benefit Holtz Children’s Hospital
Nov 18 The Women’s Event presented by Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Nov 19 Mariners Hospital 5K Walk/Run & 10K Run to benefit Mariners Hospital Center for Excellence in Nursing
Nov 19 Vizcaya Museum & Gardens’ Centennial Gala
Nov 19 “Ray of Hope Gala” to benefit South Florida Autism Charter Schools, Inc.
Nov 29 Latin American, Modern & Contemporary Art Auction hosted by Gary Nader Art Centre
Nov 29-30 “Wines on the Bay Auction” benefiting the National Parkinson Foundation
Nov 29-Dec 4 Broadway Across America’s “Dirty Dancing” at Adrienne Arsht Center

December 2016

Dec 1-4 Art Basel Miami Beach
Dec 3 Barry Special Christmas hosted by Barry University
Dec 3 Liga Contra El Cancer’s Gala
Dec 3 Villagers’ Holiday House Tour
Dec 4 Winter Wonderful Holiday Gala to benefit Music Scholarships at Frost School of Music at UM
Dec 6 AJC National Human Relations Award Dinner
Dec 7 Orange Bowl Kick-Off Party
Dec 8 The Pacesetter Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Dec 10 Hope for All Gala, “Guayaberas and Good Times,” hosted by Camillus House & Health
Dec 10 The Mane Event Gala to benefit Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center
Dec 13-25 Broadway Across America’s “Cinderella” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 17 Miami City Ballet’s Nutcracker Magic Children’s Gala
Dec 17 Metro PCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic
Dec 17-24 Miami City Ballet’s Performances of The Nutcracker
Dec 27-Jan 1 Broadway Across America’s “An American in Paris” at Adrienne Arsht Center
Dec 28 Baptist Health Orange Bowl Prayer Breakfast
Dec 29 AvMed Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon
Dec 30 Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta
Dec 30 Capital One Orange Bowl and Orange Bowl Fan Fest

January 2017

Jan 8-15 National YoungArts Week
Jan 10-22 Broadway Across America’s “Cabaret” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 11 Splendor in the Garden hosted by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Jan 12-15 Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary International Fair Presented by Art Miami
Jan 13-15 Miami City Ballet’s Program Two performed at the Arsht Center
Jan 14 YoungArts Backyard Ball hosted the National YoungArts Foundation
Jan 14 Be A Voice Gala hosted by Voices for Children Foundation
Jan 14 The Flamingo Ball to benefit HistoryMiami Museum
Jan 19-Feb 11 Festival Miami 2017 presented by UHealth
Jan 20 Pawpurrazzi to benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami
Jan 21 Jackson Health Foundation’s Golden Angels Gala 2017
Jan 21 Coral Gables Museum’s Gala
Jan 27 & 28 Cleveland Orchestra Performances at Adrienne Arsht Center
Jan 28 The Grand Celebration of the 85th Anniversary of Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
Jan 28 Miami City Ballet’s Annual Gala
Jan 28 Mariners Hospital Bougainvillea Ball

February 2017

Feb 2 & 4 Cleveland Orchestra Performances at Adrienne Arsht Center
Feb 3 Cleveland Orchestra Miami Gala Concert with Yo-Yo Ma
Feb 3-5 24th Annual Miami International Map Fair hosted by HistoryMiami Museum
Feb 4 Gala in the Garden to benefit Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Feb 4 Coral Gables Community Foundation’s 8th Annual Tour of Kitchens
Feb 9 Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon hosted by Barry University
Feb 10-12 Miami City Ballet’s Program Three performed at the Arsht Center
Feb 10-12 11th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
Feb 11 2017 For the Love of Learning Gala to benefit the Foundation for New Education Initiatives
Feb 11 New World Symphony’s 29th Annual Gala
Feb 14-19 Broadway Across America’s “Beautiful” at Adrienne Arsht Center
Feb 15 The Main Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Feb 18 43rd Annual Love and Hope’s Magical Mardi Gras Gala to benefit Diabetes Research Institute
Feb 18-20 Coconut Grove Art Festival
Feb 22-Mar 5 Broadway Across America’s “The Little Mermaid” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Feb 24 Fourth Annual Fashion Night on Brickell benefiting Dade Legal Aid

March 2017

Mar 3-5 Broadway Across America’s “Annie” at Adrienne Arsht Center
Mar 3-12 Miami Film Festival presented by Miami Dade College
Mar 4 Walk for the Animals hosted by Humane Society of Greater Miami
Mar 4 Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program Annual Gala
Mar 4 The Bass Ball hosted by Bass Museum of Art
Mar 4 The BIG Experience Gala benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
Mar 4 Villagers’ Garden Tour
Mar 4-5 Carnaval on the Mile Art & Music Festival produced by Kiwanis Club of Little Havana
Mar 7 Vizcaya Museum & Gardens’ 9th Annual Preservation Luncheon
Mar 8 29th Annual “In the Company of Women” Awards Ceremony hosted by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade
Mar 9 Twelve Good Men Luncheon presented by Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida
Mar 10 Feasts with the Beasts hosted by Miami Zoo Foundation
Mar 11 “Be A Kid Again” Gala to benefit Miami Children’s Museum
Mar 11 Mercury Ball to benefit South Miami Hospital
Mar 16 The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade’s 2017 Power of the Purse Annual Luncheon & Auction
Mar 17 6th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes to benefit Miami Children’s Health Foundation
Mar 17 Ryder Benjamin Golf Tournament to benefit Barry University
Mar 17 ‘Opening Year Celebration’ hosted by Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Mar 21-Apr 2 Broadway Across America’s “Something Rotten” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 24 & 25 Cleveland Orchestra Performances at Adrienne Arsht Center
Mar 25 Rotary Club of Miami’s 100th Anniversary Gala
Mar 26 Champion of the Arts Luncheon hosted by Citizens Interested in Arts (CIA)
Mar 31 New World School of the Arts’ Annual Rising Stars Showcase
Mar 31-April 2 Miami City Ballet’s Program Four performed at the Arsht Center

April 2017

Apr 1 PAMM’s Art of the Party Gala 2017
Apr 1 University of Miami Department of Neurology 55th Birthday Bash
Apr 4-9 Broadway Across America’s “Jersey Boys” at Adrienne Arsht Center
Apr 8 American Cancer Society’s “Dancing for a Cause” Miami Annual Gala
Apr 8 39th Annual Musical Gala to benefit Children’s Resources Fund
Apr 22 14th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction hosted by Branches
Apr 23 Brunch for the Animals hosted by Humane Society of Greater Miami
Apr 25-May 7 Broadway Across America’s “Matilda The Musical” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

May 2017

May 5 Miracle Makers Luncheon & Fashion Show to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
May 9-14 Broadway Across America’s “The King and I” at Adrienne Arsht Center
May 13 “The Auction — The Finest in Wine, Travel & Lifestyle Items,” An Evening in Support of Camillus House & Health
May 13 Tropical Nights 2017 hosted by UM NSU CARD
May 15 32nd Annual Informed Families Dinner At Joe’s
May 19 “Take a Walk in Her Shoes” Fashion Show and Luncheon to benefit Chapman Partnership
May 19-21 Broadway Across America’s “Mama Mia” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
May 20 Doctors Hospital Ball to benefit Doctors Hospital Youth Athletic Outreach Program
May 20 5th Annual JDRF Ball hosted by the South Florida Chapter of JDRF

June 2017

Jun 13-25 Broadway Across America’s “Finding Neverland” at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 17 Miami Celebrity Domino Night to benefit Amigos for Kids
Jun 23 & 24 7th Annual UM Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Fishing Tournament

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