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Miami Art Week 2021 Food & Drink Events

It’s that time of year again, when Art Week has taken over the city.

Along with entertainers and festivities, the annual celebration brings with it a variety of events focusing on food and beverage. Lucky for us, it means that an extra dose of creativity can also be found in a variety of unique dining experiences throughout Magic City.

From pop-ups to guest chefs to special tasting menus and new openings, here’s an alphabetical list of places to eat and drink in Miami during Art Week 2021—many with no admission fee.

Art Brunch at Sagamore Hotel

This weekend, the Sagamore will host the 20th anniversary of the annual Sagamore Art Brunch, a affair that takes over the outdoor pool terrace. Arrive early for the event, which includes live art activations, music performances from the South Florida Symphony, gourmet dining, and plenty of mimosa and mimosa stations. This year, guests will have the opportunity to create their own artwork. Saturday, December 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach; sagamoresouthbeach.com. Tickets cost from $18 to $45 in eventbrite.com.

Basel House 2021

The Basel House Mural Festival returns this year with its street art, eclectic music and modern art installations. The seventh annual event is one of the best places this week to see artists from all over the world come together to create an experience like no other. The free event offers live art, live music, late night DJs, cocktail bars, and dining options. The artisan market will also feature vendors displaying clothing, art, jewelry, and a variety of artistic and one-of-a-kind products. Entry is free, but RSVP is on Evenbright For a complimentary drink for the first 500 guests checking in before 9pm Thursday, December 2 and Friday, December 3 from 4pm-3am; Saturday December 4 and Sunday December 5 noon to 3 a.m. at 2250 NW Second Ave. , Miami; basehouse.com.

Chateau Cook

Vodka Cîroc’s brand pop-up features a one-of-a-kind gallery and gift shop to celebrate black innovators who are redefining culture. The exhibition, sponsored by ArtX, will be featured during an exclusive DJ by Heron Preston, performed with Croc-infused sippers. Submission is free. RSVP by email [email protected] Friday, December 3 from 8 p.m. to midnight at 1111 Lincoln Road, 7th Floor, Miami Beach; artx.net site.

everyday people

The New York party group known for celebrating black joy brings their feelings to Miami when they take over the 1-800-Lucky food court this weekend. The World’s Coolest Day celebrates diversity through art, music and food while guests enjoy cocktails crafted with Don Giulio Tequila, Kettle One’s Botanical Vodka, Royal Canadian Whiskey and Tanqueray Gin. Saturday, December 4, 7 p.m. to midnight at 143 NW 23rd St. , Miami; dailyppl.nyc/events. Submission is free.

Free Concert Series at Oasis Wynwood

Celebrate Art Week every day with the ultimate DJ lineup at Miami’s newest outdoor music venue and dining destination. For an added bonus, head across the street to the Bagel Club for a sake-themed pop-up lounge in partnership with virtual artist Danny Casale – AKA Tweet embed – and Art Plug, where you can find cocktails, wine, beer and immersive art. Thursday, December 2, through Sunday, December 5, noon to 3 a.m. at 2335 N. Miami Ave. , Miami; oasiswynwood.com.

La Ventaneta by Brugal 1888

Brugal 1888, a luxury rum made in the Dominican Republic, has revealed La Ventanita’s third secret location: the Nauti Grind Bodega at the Nautilus Hotel on South Beach. Featuring an installation by artist Cesar Menchaca, La Ventanita will take an artistic turn this week with a selection of limited edition Brugal 1888 bottles decorated in color with Huichol art. It will be displayed through the ten-day pop-up, inviting guests to peruse the installation while sipping freshly made caffes or Brugal 1888 cocktails. December 1-10 from 4-9 p.m. at 1825 Collins Ave. Miami Beach; brugal-rum.com/en-us/la-ventanita.

The Perrier-Jouët duo’s dinner

This weekend, Perrier-Jouët, one of France’s famous champagne houses, will partner with Balan in Brickell for a unique pairing list of champagne. During the event, sip a selection of coffee and sample a unique selection of dishes prepared by Executive Chef Richard Jimenez. The seven-course tasting menu begins with a Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne cocktail, followed by a guided tasting of three selected champagnes by Perrier-Jouët Champagne specialist Maxime Lecocq. Saturday, December 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at 901 S. Miami Ave. , Miami; Tickets cost $250 per person at exploretock.com/balansbarbrasserie.

Rooftop Cocktails at New World Symphony

The Maris Raffa Art Basel Experience takes place today, Tuesday, offering attendees the chance to gather for cocktails, arts and revolutionary conversations with some of Brazil’s leading entrepreneurs, including Joel Moraes, Carol Cantelli, Cris Arcangelli, Christian Barbosa and Thiago Nigro. During the event, Experience Club US will launch an exclusive art gallery honoring street artist Eduardo Cupra, known for his massive, brightly colored murals with dramatic stripes. Tuesday, November 30 at 3 p.m. at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach; marisraffaexperience.com.

Sinego Live in Veza Sur

Participate in the signature Chopp Latin lager $3 from Veza Sur during happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, then find a seat and enjoy a special Art Basel performance. This week, Wynwood Brewery will be hosting a live performance of Sinego, a music experience featuring a Colombian/Mexican multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and producer who will perform with his live band of famous tropical troubadours. Thursday December 2 from 8 to 11 pm Free entry with RSVP on Evenbright.

Basel Yacht: The Art of Shettle

This year at Art Basel, Cheetos is hosting an exhibition featuring art made entirely from its famous orange dust, AKA “Cheetle.” The event, hosted on a yacht, is a partnership with the lifestyle brand of hip-hop artist LL Cool J, Rock the Bells, and street artist Lefty Out There. Cheetos-inspired food and cocktails, along with DJ sets from Just Blaze and DJ Millie and a live performance by Kaash Paige. The gallery also promises eight original pieces from Lefty Out There, whose signature style is an abstract set of tube-like shapes that – fittingly – resemble the cheese puffs from which they are made. Saturday, December 4, 1-6 p.m. on the mega-yacht SeaFair docked at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami; Submission is free. RSVP at eventbrite.com.