Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Brew at the Zoo, Derby Day, and Early Cinco de Mayo

Categories: Weekend Guide

C. Stiles
Drink beer..listen to this guy. Hang out with a tiger. It's all happening at Brew at the Zoo.
This weekend you've got your choices cut out for you. We've got a three-way tie for your affections when it comes to major happenings, along with some other fun food and drink-related stuff.

Whether you're into beer and retro music, candy, getting your Cinco de Mayo on early, or putting on your finest hat and watching the ponies -- there's a party for you. Fun starts now!

See also: Ten Best Margaritas in Miami

Liliana Mora
This is the proper way to drink beer.
Brew at the Zoo
What's wilder than the opportunity to sample over 100 local and international beers? The opportunity to sample them in close proximity of tigers and gorillas!

New Times' Brew at the Zoo returns this Saturday, May 3 with unlimited free beer samples, great food for sale, and...Vanilla Ice! So, break out those acid-wash jeans and Ninja Turtles t-shirt (there was a reason why you never threw those out) and come down to Zoo Miami for the wildest time ever.

Brew at the Zoo takes place at Zoo Miami this Saturday, May 3, from 8 to 11 p.m. Regular-priced tickets until Friday, May 2, cost $40 for general admission and $75 for the VIP experience; tickets at the gate during the event cost $50 for general admission and $80 for VIP. The event is 21 and older, rain or shine. Visit for more info.

Laine Doss
Derby Day: Time for Hats and Bourbon
On Saturday, May 3 at 6:24 p.m., the fastest, most beautiful three year-olds will take to the starting gate for what's known as the fastest two minutes in sports -- the Kentucky Derby. If you're already on your way to Louisville, bring us home some Bourbon Balls, please. If you're staying in Miami, break out your big hat and head to one of these Derby watch parties where you can sip mint juleps and root for your favorite horse.

See also: Kentucky Derby Watch Parties in Miami: Big Hats and Bourbon

Location Info


Dream South Beach Hotel

1111 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: General

Dolce Italian

1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Zoo Miami

12400 SW 152nd St., Miami, FL

Category: General

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