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FEATURED EVENTS

  • Holiday Artisan Expo 12/18/14 final flyer orchid house 2014

    Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 6:00PM – 10:00PM
    The Orchid House
    1350 Collins Ave.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139
    Shop for your Exquisite Hand-Crafted, Holiday Gifts among a very special group of Local Artisans.

  • Ladies of Manure 2015 Calendar Launch Party 12/18/14 J-eflyer1

    Thursday, 12/18/2014 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Nugbrand Clothing Co. Store
    2324 North Miami Avenue,
    Miami, Florida 33127
    12 months of beautiful eco-conscious women spreading the message of turning waste into treasure.
    Enjoy ...

  • Cirque du Soleil Amaluna Miami 12/11/14 – 1/25/15 Juggling_Cali_0718_R

    Thursday, 12/11/2014 – 01/25/2015, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
    Sun Life Stadium
    347 Don Shula Dr,
    Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
    Amaluna is almost here! New Show Dates Added. Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island ...

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Photographs of Wynwood Art Walk on 12/13/14

Wynwood Art Walk on Saturday, December 13, 2014.

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Photographs of Buskerfest Miami on 12/12/14

Buskerfest Miami on Friday, Decembefr 12, 2014.

Buskerfest Miami Mission: To improve civic life through public street performance.

Buskerfest Miami Vision: We strive for a connected, thriving urban core where the streets of Miami are active and enlivened with local performers, enjoyed by people of all ages and walks of life. We envision a joyous place that is reflective of the tropical urban landscape and attractive to locals and visitors alike.

Buskerfest Miami seeks to bring this vision to life by:

Building a network of local musicians, visual artists, dancers, poets, acrobats and more.
Uniting private and non-profit organizations for events and performances.
Supporting efforts to recognize the constitutional rights of public performers.
Keeping local government involved in our efforts.
Engaging community stakeholders to help integrate our neighborhoods and districts.
Re-imagining the use and function of Miami’s public spaces.

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Cuban American Bar Association Annual Benefit Gala and Board Installation Dinner 1/31/15

Cuban American Bar Association Annual Benefit Gala and Board Installation Dinner
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 07:00 pm –
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Cost: $200.00–$2,750.00

The Cuban American Bar Association will serve as host to its annual gala and installation of officers at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 31, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fla. The gala raises money for the Cuban American Bar Foundation’s CABA Scholarship Fund, which in the past several years has raised more than $150,000 toward scholarships for law students and other scholars with interests that will promote excellence in the legal profession and legal services community.

Ring-In 2015 at National Hotel Miami Beach With Lavish Gourmet Menu and Live Band 12/31/14

Ring-In 2015 at National Hotel Miami Beach With Lavish Gourmet Menu and Live Band
Wednesday, 12/31/2014 – 08:30 pm – 01:30 am
National Hotel Miami Beach
1677 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $ 195.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity (21 and Up) $ 150.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity (12-21) $ 50.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity (Under 12)

National Hotel Miami Beach will host a festive New Year’s Eve celebration with a selection of gourmet food stations from its Tamara Bistro and a live band playing Havana Nights theme music.

Guests will be met with a welcome glass of champagne and saxophone player followed by passed hors d’oeuvres at the hotel’s famous Blues Bar, accompanied with live piano music.

Dance the night away to a live Havana Nights theme band playing throughout the night and into the New Year.

The gourmet food stations include:
• Seafood: Oysters, Crab Claws, Salmon and Ceviche
• Carved Meats: Beef Wellington, Rack of Lamb, and Pork
• A selection of charcuterie, cheeses, sushi, vegetables, salads and other delectable food items.
• Desserts: Chocolate Fondue and an array of assorted sweets
• Wine will be served during dinner

Guests will also get “12 Grapes of Luck” and party favors to ring in the New Year

Jessie Trice Community Health Center 11th Annual Santa’s Workshop Event 12/19/14

Jessie Trice Community Health Center 11th Annual Santa’s Workshop Event
Friday, 12/19/2014 – 12/19/2014 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
flyerJTCHC Main Center
5361 N. W. 22nd Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33142
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Cost: Free

Take part in a special celebration as hundreds of children and families get in the holiday spirit. It takes place this Friday, December 19th from 3 – 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public!

There will be bouncy houses, face painting, balloon animals, vendor tables, gift distribution and entertainment!

New Years Eve- Mango’s Tropical Cafe 12/31/14

New Years Eve- Mango’s Tropical Cafe
Wednesday, 12/31/2014 – 01/01/2015 08:00 pm – 05:00 am
10801662_10152887059891779_5265675570830231735_nMango’s Tropical Cafe
900 Ocean Drive,
MIAMI BEACH, Florida 33139
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Cost: $500

New Year’s Eve 2014
Mango’s Tropical Cafe is now taking reservations for our Gala New Year’s Eve Party. Mango’s is the front row seat for Miami Beach’s Fabulous Fireworks display at midnight and offers several options for your Special New Year’s Celebration:

• Deluxe Seating Champagne Dinner Package| $240pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.
• VIP Seating Champagne Dinner Package | $400pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.
• A Reserved Table for BOTTLE SERVICE ONLY | Minimum consumption of $350 per table for up to 4 Guests plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity + $50pp Admission Fee -must be reserved in advance.
Guests seated at these tables will not be able to order food until after midnight.
• Advanced Door Passes |$50pp until December 31st at 6pm, the pass price at the door will be higher than $50 and will increase depending on the capacity.
An A La Carte Menu will be available after midnight.

*An additional bottle of Champagne or liter bottles of alcohol may be added to any dinner package with a discounted rate of 10% per bottle when paid for in advance. Add a Mango’s World-Famous 2015 Calendar for only $9.95.

Mango’s features the top Latin Dance Band in South Florida, The Latin Connection, playing all night long. Continuous entertainment will be found throughout the club with the Mango’s Dancers and all of your favorite stars, including our very popular Michael Jackson Tribute show. Children are welcome, accompanied by an adult with seating only in the outdoor cafe.

Seating Sections

The Café
The Cafe is located directly on Ocean Drive. This is front row seating for the Fireworks show, and Ocean Drive’s New Year’s Street Party. Our entertainers perform in the Cafe as well as inside. Guests in The Café seating are welcome to enter and watch the band and shows as you please.
• Deluxe Seating Champagne Dinner Package| $240pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner, and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.
• VIP Seating Champagne Dinner Package | $400pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner, and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.
The Café Super VIP Seating is front row seating of the outdoor stage on Ocean Drive. This section offers an unobstructed view of our shows, view of the Fireworks show, and the Ocean Drive New Year’s Street Party.
• BOTTLE SERVICE ONLY | Minimum consumption of $350 per table for up to 4 Guests plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity + $50 per person Admission Fee -must be reserved in advance.
There are a few tables located in The Café section for designated Bottle Service.
Guests seated at these tables will not be able to order food until after midnight. Price of bottles does not include a 9% Tax and 20% Gratuity.

Main Bar VIP
These seats are right in front of the World Famous Main Bar of Mango’s Tropical Cafe where the Mango’s Dancers perform on the bar all night long.
• VIP Seating Champagne Dinner Package | $400pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for the entire night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner, and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.

The Jungle Room
This is a plush room alongside the Band’s Performance Stage and the Main Dance Floor. The Latin Connection Band is in full view, as are all dance performances in the Jungle Room.
• Deluxe Seating Champagne Dinner Package| $220pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner, and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.
• BOTTLE SERVICE ONLY | Minimum consumption of $350 per table for up to 4 Guests plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity + $50 per person Admission Fee -must be reserved in advance.
There are a few tables located in The Jungle Room section for designated Bottle Service.
Guests seated at these tables will not be able to order food until after midnight. Price of bottles does not include a 9% Tax and 20% Gratuity.

Upstairs
Upstairs has a clear view of the Main Bar Performance Stage and/or the Fountain Stage where the Latin Connection Band performs. Guests have a full view of the shows taking place on the Dance Floor.
• Deluxe Seating Champagne Dinner Package| $240pp plus 9% Tax & 20% Gratuity -must be reserved in advance.
Includes: admission, a reserved table for all night, party favors, a Gourmet 3-course Dinner, and a 750ml bottle of Champagne per couple.

M E N U

SOUP/ SALAD/APPETIZER
(Choice of One)

Lobster Bisque Floridiane
A delicate blend of lobster, tomatoes, and fresh herbs in a rich creamy broth

Red Snapper Carpaccio
Thinly sliced snapper with a black olive tapenade topped with crispy onions, micro greens and a sherry vinaigrette

Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella and Vine Ripened Tomatoes
Topped with baby greens, roasted peppers and a balsamic glaze

ENTRÉE
(Choice of One)

Filet Au Poivre
Tender center cut beef tenderloin grilled to perfection, topped with portabello mushroom, aux poivre sauce, served with garlic mashed potatoes and glazed baby carrots

Broiled Lobster Tail
Succulent 10 oz. Caribbean lobster tail broiled with lemon, garlic and white wine, served with saffron yellow rice and sautéed green beans

Stuffed Cornish Hens
Oven roasted Cornish hen stuffed with a chorizo, pork and short rib stuffing, served with garlic mashed potatoes, sautéed broccoli and topped with a marsala gravy

Jumbo Cheese Ravioli
Served in fresh tomato sauce with or without blackened shrimp

DESSERT
(Choice of One)

Tropical Mango Sorbet
With Mint Leaves and Fresh Berries

Chocolate Lover’s Ecstasy Torte

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the party start?
Mango’s opens at 8pm., serving Dinner Reservations from 8pm to 11 pm. The A La Carte
Menu starts at midnight, and ends at 3am. We close at dawn, 5am.

Are children allowed?
Yes, but only if accompanied by an adult, and restricted to the outdoor cafe only. Children will be charged full price.

What time do reservations begin?
Reservations begin at 8pm. Guests at the same table ordering at the same time, will be served at the same time. If guests order before the entire party at their table is seated, they will be served before the later arrivals.

What is your refund and/or cancellation policy?
All cancellations are honored before December 20th at 12am. Any cancellations on or after December 21st will be charged the reserved amount.

Do you have a dress code?
Yes. “South Beach Chic” all the way to Tuxedo and Evening Gown. No baseball caps, bandanas, tank tops, beach sandals or shorts allowed.

Do you have valet parking?
Yes. Valet parking will be available on Collins Avenue and 9th street.

Do you have a Bottle- Service-Only Option?
Yes. There are a few tables located in the Cafe area designated as Bottle Service Only. A $350 plus 9% Tax and 20% Gratuity minimum is required per table of up to 4 guests, plus admission fee of $50.00 per person. Guests seated at these tables can order food a la carte after midnight.

What is not included in the price?
Not included in the price is a required 9% Tax and 20% Gratuity which is automatically added to your final bill.