2017/2018 Social Season Preview


SocialMiami's Social Season Preview provides a first look at the exciting events planned for the 2017-2018 social season. Updated daily, the Social Season Preview will remain on SocialMiami's homepage throughout the season.

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SocialMiami's 11th Annual Gala Guide will be published in early September. The deadline to have your event included in the first distribution is August 26. To participate in the Gala Guide, email Gala Guide for information.

August 2017
Aug 12 -13 Miami Beach Fit Fest
Aug 18 7th Annual “Chefs Up Front” Fundraising Dinners in Miami to benefit FLIPANY
Aug 19 Prideline's 35th Anniversary Gala
Aug 25 FLIPANY's 7th Annual "Chefs Up Front" Fundraising Dinners in Fort Lauderdale
Aug 26 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade “Alumni Reunion” and Hall of Fame Induction
September 2017
Sept 8 6th Annual Haute Tea hosted by Young Society of Love & Hope to benefit Diabetes Research Institute
Sept 9 ArtsLaunch 2017 hosted by the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Sept 9 St. John Bosco Clinic's Silver Jubilee Gala
Sept 16 7th Annual Miami Children's Health Foundation's 5K Run/Walk
Sept 16 4th Annual Bella's Ball, "Under the Sea," to benefit Live Like Bella Foundation
Sept 25 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Sept 27 10th Annual PAMM Corporate Luncheon
Sept 27 Dine & Dock Celebrity/CEO Auction + Humanitarian Awards hosted by American Red Cross South Florida Region
Sept 28 6th Annual MCYA Fashion Gives Back to benefit Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Sept 28 10th Annual Opening Day hosted by City Year Miami
Sept 29 City Year Miami's Red Jacket Reunion Alumni Weekend through October 1

October 2017
Oct 5 The Bass' Grand Opening Party for Members at Level Affiliate and higher
Oct 5 High Rollers Casino Night to benefit Easter Seals South Florida
Oct 5 Cancer Link's 30th Annual Luncheon to benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Oct 6 24th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction to benefit Ann Storck Center
Oct 6 - 7 Mad Dog Mandich Fishing Classic
Oct 7 Members Preview Day to celebrate The Bass' reopening of the museum
Oct 7 ICA's Inaugural Gala in the new Museum Honoring Irma and Norman Braman
Oct 7 Deering Estate Foundation's 16th Annual Wine on Harvest Moon
Oct 8 Opening Day at The Bass for the public
Oct 10 AYUDA's 40th Anniversary Celebration
Oct 12 See the Light Luncheon to benefit Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
Oct 12 - 15 Miami Film Festival's "Gems" 2017
Oct 14 Imagine Gala to benefit His House Children's Home
Oct 14 Liga's Children's Fashion Show to benefit Liga Contra el Cancer (League Against Cancer)
Oct 14 10th Anniversary Back-to-School Brunch hosted by City Year Miami
Oct 14 13th Annual Art in the Tropics hosted by CABA Pro Bono Legal Services
Oct 15 Miami Children's Museum's "Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash"
Oct 15 Miami Beach Kosher Festival
Oct 18 6th Annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day
Oct 18 37th Annual Dave & Mary Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival - runs through November 28
Oct 20 The Biltmore Ball, themed "Memories of Madrid," to benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation
Oct 20 10th Annual Inner Circle of Twelve Luncheon hosted by American Cancer Society
Oct 20 23rd Annual "Be A Voice" Luncheon hosted by Voices for Children Foundation
Oct 21 The Bass Ball, a fashionable evening to "Come As You Art"
Oct 21 11th Annual Diamond Ball hosted by Miami Children's Health Foundation
Oct 21 35th Anniversary Celebration Gala to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida
Oct 21 Outside the Box: Yara Travieso hosted by National YoungArts Foundation
Oct 21 Cruise Gala to benefit ALS
Oct 21 + 22 8th Annual Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival 2017
Oct 22 Jazz at Joe’s hosted by the Women's Committee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
Oct 26 Founders Society Dinner hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
Oct 27 Nightmare on the Beach 2017 to benefit Little Lighthouse Foundation
Oct 28 Vizcaya Museum & Gardens' 31st Annual Halloween Sundowner
Oct 28 Chapman Partnership's 2017 Illuminations Gala
Oct 28 PNC Bank Journey to the Amazon Gala to benefit the Museum of Discovery & Science
Oct 29 3rd Annual Fundraiser for Sofia's Hope
Oct 31 The Women's Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation

November 2017
Nov 2 Survivor Fashion Show hosted by American Heart Association
Nov 3 Jazz Roots: Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute at the Adrienne Arsht Center
Nov 4 "A Tango Affair," the 62nd annual fundraising gala to benefit Young Patronesses of the Opera
Nov 4 InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball
Nov 4 25th Anniversary Gala to benefit Amigos for Kids
Nov 4 Miami Walk to End Alzheimer's to benefit Alzheimer's Associaton Southeast Florida Chapter
Nov 9 Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards for Women Luncheon hosted by the American Red Cross South Florida Region
Nov 10 Big Brothers Big Sisters' Golf Classic Tournament
Nov 11 11th Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade “Wild About Kids” Gala
Nov 11 Baptist Health South Foundation's 5th Annual 5K ZooRun and ZooKids Dash
Nov 11 - 18 Florida Grand Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor at Arsht Center
Nov 12 - 19 34th Miami Book Fair presented by Miami Dade College
Nov 15 29th Annual Festival of Chefs hosted by Easter Seals South Florida
Nov 15 Shop to Stop MS at Saks Dadeland
Nov 15 30th Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon hosted by AFP Broward Chapter
Nov 16 The 2017 Women of Distinction & Caring Luncheon presented by Plaza Health Network Foundation
Nov 16 Give Miami Day 2017 presented by The Miami Foundation
Nov 17 Guardian of the Children Luncheon to benefit Holtz Children's Hospital
Nov 17 National Philanthropy Day hosted by Association of Fundraising Professionals
Nov 18 Mariners Hospital 5K Walk/Run + 10K Run hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
Nov 18 The 61st Annual Ball to benefit Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Nov 18 Ray of Hope Gala to benefit Friends of South Florida Autism
Nov 18 65th Annual Beaux Arts Ball "The Greatest Show on Earth"
Nov 18 Steps for Healing 5k Run/Walk to benefit Children's Bereavement Center
Nov 19 Miami Heart Walk to benefit American Heart Association
Nov 20 Florida Grand Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor at Broward Center

December 2017
Dec 3 Winter Wonderful hosted by Frost School of Music at University of Miami
Dec 3 Florida Grand Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor at Broward Center
Dec 9 Camillus House's 18th Annual “Hope for All Gala,” Guayaberas & Good Times
Dec 9 Liga Contra el Cancer Gala (League Against Cancer)
Dec 9 Jacob's Ladder Award Gala to benefit JAFCO
Dec 14 Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Pacesetter Event
Dec 17 Nutcracker Magic Children's gala hosted by Miami City Ballet
Dec 30 84th Capital One Orange Bowl
January 2018
Jan 13 YoungArts Backyard Ball benefitting National YoungArts Foundation
Jan 13 22nd Annual "Be A Voice" Gala to benefit Voices for Children Foundation
Jan 15 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service hosted by City Year Miami
Jan 20 Jackson Health Foundation's Golden Angels Gala
Jan 21 2nd Annual Walk & Run 5K to benefit Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program
Jan 26 10th Anniversary Corks 'n Canvas Gala to benefit City Year Miami
Jan 27 "Night of the Seven Veils," a gala evening to benefit Florida Grand Opera
Jan 27 29th Annual Mariners Hospital Bougainvillea Ball hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
Jan 27 - 30 Florida Grand Opera's Salome at Arsht Center
Jan 29 Ray Allen Golf Classic / Ray of Hope Luncheon to benefit Diabetes Research Institute

February 2018
Feb 2 + 3 Florida Grand Opera's Salome at Arsht Center
Feb 3 Coral Gables Tour of Kitchens hosted by Coral Gables Community Foundation
Feb 3 Fairchild Gardens' Gala in the Garden
Feb 7 Purim Pairings hosted by Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU
Feb 8 + 10 Florida Grand Opera's Salome at Broward Center
Feb 10 New World Symphony's 30th Anniversary Gala
Feb 10 For the Love of Learning Gala to benefit the Foundation for New Education Initiatives
Feb 12 The Main Event hosted by Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Feb 17 - 19 Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Feb 21 -25 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Feb 22 Annual Celebration of Generosity hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
March 2018
Mar 2 7th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes to benefit Miami Children's Health Foundation
Mar 3 Big Brothers Big Sisters' 60th Anniversary Gala
Mar 3 Flamingo Ball benefiting History Miami Museum
Mar 9 - 18 Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival
Mar 10 Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program's Annual Gala
Mar 10 57th Annual Mercury Ball hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
Mar 10 Miami City Ballet Gala Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Miami City Ballet School
Mar 13 Vizcaya Museum & Gardens' 10th Annual Preservation Luncheon
Mar 16 Zoo Miami Foundation's Feast with the Beasts
Mar 17 Miami Children's Museum's "Be A Kid Again Gala"
Mar 17 40th Annual Musical Gala to benefit Children's Resources Center
Mar 17 PAMM's Annual Gala
Mar 17 - 24 Florida Grand Opera's Orfeo Ed Euridice at Arsht Center
Mar 22 New World School of the Arts' Rising Stars Showcase
Mar 24 The Adrienne Arsht Center's Gala
Mar 29 + 31 Florida Grand Opera's Orfeo Ed Euridice at Broward Center

April 2018
Apr 7 36th Annual Ball to benefit American Red Cross
Apr 22 Broward Heart Walk to benefit American Heart Association
Apr 27 The Women's Fund Miami-Dade's 2018 Power of the Purse Annual Luncheon & Auction
Apr 28 8th Annual “The Auction,” Diamonds & Denim to benefit Camillus House
Apr 28 15th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner & Auction hosted by Branches
Apr 28 Saute & Sip hosted by Baptist Health Foundation
Apr 28 + 29 Florida Grand Opera's Florencia en el Amazonas at Arsht Center
Apr 29 8th Annual Ultimate Software's Walk Like MADD + MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K
May 2018
May 1, 4 + 5 Florida Grand Opera's Florencia en el Amazonas at Arsht Center
May 6 4th Annual Nico's Promise Fashion Show hosted by Miami Children's Health Foundation
May 11 (Tentative) Miracle Makers Luncheon hosted by the Women's Committee, Big Brothers Big Sisters
May 14 (Tentative) Annual Informed Families Dinner at Joe's to benefit Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership
May 18 Take A Walk in Her Shoes Luncheon to benefit Chapman Partnership
May 31 Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Annual Meeting
June 2018
June 8 10th Anniversary AmeriCorps Graduation Ceremony presented by City Year Miami
June 16 16th Annual Miami Celebrity Domino Night hosted by Amigos for Kids
June 22 - 24 Baptist Health Foundation's 8th Annual Fishing Tournament

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