When: 6pm Saturday November 5 – 6am Sunday November 6
Where: Varies from North Shore to South Beach
Parking: 420 Lincoln Road
Modeled after Paris’ Nuit Blanche, Sleepless Night is a 13-hour cultural arts & entertainment festival featuring 150+ free events at over 80 locations citywide – all free of charge. That’s right, it’s the night when the clock FALLS BACK an hour so that gives you an extra 13th hour of fun!
The events are diverse, ranging from street theater to dramatic stage performances, jazz to opera, ballet to hip-hop. When the sun comes down on November 5, Miami Beach will experience a cultural takeover like never before.
For LIVE images of the night’s event see our page: Sleepless Night Miami 2011 Images
What you need to know:
All of the events and exhibitions are free!!!
All of the events are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Note: indoor theater performances have limited seating. For the New World Symphony concerts, they will distribute limited free tickets at the box office prior to their events.
There will not be any sponsored food vendors so please patronize local businesses in the zones. However, there will be drink sponsors that will be offering free samplings throughout the night at various locations.
The program is divided into 4 zones (1- North Beach area, 2- Collins Park area, 3- Lincoln Road-Café Bustelo Zone and 4- Ocean Drive area)
Free shuttle buses will be available to and from each zone. You might also like to cycle your way from one location to another.
The buses will be running from 5 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday morning while playing Christopher Flach films. Even the buses are talented
Here are the stops:
NE Corner Washington Avenue & 5 Street
NE Corner Washington Avenue & 8 Street
NE Corner Washington Avenue & 10 Street (Wolfsonian)
NE Corner of Washington Avenue &Espanola Way
NE Corner Washington Avenue & Lincoln Road
SE Corner Collins Avenue & 22 Street
Collins Avenue between 72 & 73 Street (Bandshell)
84 Street between Collins Avenue & Harding Avenue (lots 109 & 111)
NW Corner Abbott Avenue & 72 Street
NW Corner Collins Avenue & 21Street
Washington Avenue & Lincoln Road
NW Corner of Washington Avenue & Espanola Way
NW Corner Washington Avenue & 10 Street
NW Corner Washington Avenue & 8 Street
NW Corner Washington Avenue & 5 Street
What if I get lost or need help?
Volunteers wearing bright pink T-shirts will be available at the nine information tents throughout Miami Beach. They are located at the following locations:
North Shore Bandshell, just north of Collins Avenue entrance (Closes at 11PM)
Normandy Fountain, Rue Vendome between Normandy Drive & 71 Street (Closes at 11PM)
Collins Park (NW corner Collins & 21 Street)
Catalina Hotel, 1732 Collins Avenue
Lincoln Road #1 (Washington in from of Roach)
Lincoln Road #2 (1111 block)
Ocean Drive #1 (8 Street)
5 Street & Washington Avenue
Art Deco Welcome Center, Ocean Drive & 10 Street
Los siguientes son eventos sugeridos para el público Hispano. Todas las actuaciones y exhibiciones son gratis y abiertos al público.
North Beach (Zona 1)
@Normandy Fountain Stage
7:45 p.m.: Juliana Barrios
9:30 p.m.: Local 34
Collins Park & Vicinity (Zona 2)
@Magic City Casino Stages
10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.: Battle of the Timba Bands featuring Timbalive and Tiempo Libre
Lincoln Road & Vicinity (Zona 3 de Café Bustelo)
9:00 p.m.: Teatro en Miami’s “El Enano en la Botella”
Ocean Drive & Vicinity (Zona 4)
8:00 p.m.: Sarruga’s “Fishes”
@Classical South Florida Main Stage, Ocean Drive between 8 and 9 Streets
9:00 p.m.: Antonio Carmona and Friends