When life gives you lemons… don’t just play games and DRAG it out…make Limonada!
¡Hola mi gente! We celebrated Mardi Gras with Rum & Remoulade in March and Cinco de Mayo with a Tacos & Tequila Fiesta in May. For Summer, our Mix-N-Mingles have a Citrus theme with August being all about the Lime! With that, we celebrate the origins and the influence of Cuba on the Founding of our name, Gay Vista Social Club, through the spirit of the Carnaval de Santiago de Cuba! Join us as we “Party for a Good Cause” during our Mix-N-Mingle Party: Cuba Libre ¡Carnaval!
Bienvenidos to the high-rise condo of one of our S Supporting Members, Juan Francisco Hidalgo, along with our Cuban co-host Member James Prieto as we greet each of you and start the night with a Cafe con Rum Welcome Shot! Take in the smell of fresh limes and old-fashioned cigars, start up a random game of dominoes, and enjoy the sounds of Conga & Salsa as well as some speciality LIVE Cuban entertainment!
Taste various Cuban-influenced tapas and hors d’oeuvres all while paired back to three different Cuban rum-based cocktails, provided by SelvaRey Rum. Cocktails will be made by our very own GVSC Bartender Jason Moreno and to include:
• The Daiquiri
• The Mojito
• The Cuba Libre
Prepare yourself to be transported to an and old, island paradise for a night of “Mezclar y Mezclarse”!
• G General Members and Guests = $20
• V Introductory Members = Free for you, $10 for guests
• S Supporting Members = Free for you PLUS 1 guest
• C Contributing Members = Free for you PLUS 2 guests. Admission includes specialty open bar, complimentary light bites, and themed entertainment all night.
All proceeds collected from our Mix-N-Mingle Party invitational events go towards supporting the Gay Vista Social Club and our GVSC Philanthropy Program, including: “Gay Vista Scholarship Club" through Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida and "Gay Vista Social House" through Lambda Living. To Learn more & Donate, CLICK HERE to visit our Philanthropy page.
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Citrus is in the air this Summer for our Mix-N-Mingles... and they are going to be juicy! What better way to kick things off then by getting our bodies feeling right combined with our love of happy hour. Join as we celebrate the love of ORANGES during our first of its kind Mix-N-Mingle Orange U Feelin’ Good Fitness Happy Hour!
Start off your morning right at Orangetheory Fitness South Beach as we WORKOUT a healthy sweat with some cardio training and strength exercises to put you into the “Orange Zone” during one of our Fitness Classes at 10:00am or 11:00am, hosted by Ultimate Miami Drag Queen 2019 Karla Croqueta!
Then ENERGIZE over Complimentary Orange Smoothie & Mimosas and pre- and post-workout vitamin samples with local health enthusiasts. Afterwards, RELAX with some free massages and healthy snacks during our unique Fitness Happy Hour from 11:00am-2:00pm!
Finally, get ready to dance your buns off during our special DJ Dance Party at 1pm complete with live dance music and learn some of the best Zumba, Samba and Batucada moves around with local Samantha LeTroy from Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida! Make sure that dress code is ORANGE for a chance to win some Orangetheory prizes, or sign up for a chance to win an Orangetheory Swag Bag at https://www.GVSCmiami.org/mix-n-mingle. We’ll see you out there FEELIN’ GOOD!
Fitness Class reservations are $18 for guests, $12 for GVSC S Supporting and C Contributing Members (normal price $30). Reservation paid for at the door with proceeds benefitting the Gay Vista Social Club. Choose between the 10:00am and 11:00am time slot (classes are limited to 30 participants).
Reservation includes: classes and training, complimentary orange smoothies & mimosas, free massages, free healthy snacks, and live DJ music and drag entertainment.
Pride comes in many different styles and colors... and cocktails do too! Get ready to WERQ it out for our latest invitational happy hour as we help celebrate National Pride Month t-dance style with our Mix-N-Mingle Communi-Tea Dance Happy Hour!
Join us at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts during their Communitea Dance 2019 featuring Shangela from RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars on Saturday, June 1 at 5:00pm for cocktails, music, entertainment, and of course... Gay Vista Social Club along with many other non-profits representing the LGBTQ Community. Thirsty? Thirsty for more? Well we are ready to quench your thirst so get ready for the Ultimate Tea... Tea Dance Happy Hour that is!
Shangela (RuPaul's Drag Race)
Karla Croqueta (Ultimate Miami Drag Queen 2019)
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RSVP on our website if planning to attend and for a chance to win a Free Drink on use. All S Supporting and C Contributing Members receive their monthly Complimentary Welcome Cocktail.
Bienvenidos muchachos! After an amazing Rum & Remoulade Mardi Gras back in March, it's time to revisit one of our best invitational parties from last year. Get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo as we party for a good cause and say thank you to all of our Members in margarita-style during our Mix-N-Mingle Party: Tacos & Tequila Fiesta!
We welcome you to the beautiful home and backyard of one of our Supporting Members where you will greeted by Spanish music and a Welcome Tequila Shot. Enjoy complimentary Frozen Margaritas and Open Tequila Bar provided by Blue Nectar Tequila as well as our popular rainbow colored chips and salsa bar to start before transitioning into our build your own taco bar with homemade beef and chicken tacos and a wide variety of fresh toppings, courtesy of Member James Rodgers. Get ready to experience the Latin side of GVSC one tequila shot at a time!
Please RSVP no later than Wednesday, May 1 to confirm attendance and to receive the location address of the event. Admission is $20 for all Guests and G General Members, Free Admission for our V Introductory, S Supporting, and C Contributing Members. Admission can be paid for at the door, and includes specialty open bar, complimentary food, and themed entertainment all night.
All proceeds collected from the event go towards supporting Gay Vista Social Club and our GVSC Philanthropy Programs: "Gay Vista Scholarship Club" through Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida and "Gay Vista Social House" through Lambda Living.
Our first Mix-N-Mingle of the Spring Season, and what better and proud way to kick it off then with our first ever Dinner & A Movie at one of our popular eating spots of the past, Yard House, followed by an amazing, steamy film through our Membership Partners at OUTshine Film Festival before ending the night for drinks with our friends at the newest gay lounge in South Beach, WaterLoo Miami. We hope you’re ready to eat, watch, and drink your way to an amazing night out!
Yard House - Miami Beach
1681 Lenox Ave
Seatings at 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Enjoy an exclusive 15% off dinner special amongst filmgoers and friends with Sauvage film ticket. RSVP on our website if you plan on attending and for a chance to win a Complimentary Cocktail at https://www.gvscmiami.org/mix-n-mingle
Regal Cinemas South Beach 18 & IMAX
Friday April 26, 2019, 9:00 pm
22-year-old Leo works as a prostitute. The men come and go without complications until Leo develops feelings for Ahd, who is actively seeking escape from his life of nightly hookups with lonely old men. Leo, in contrast, seems to not know or desire any other kind of life, despite friends and doctors questioning his lifestyle. Despite the physical toll of his work and the humiliation that may accompany it, Leo prizes his freedom and never lets go of his ability to love and be loved.
Tickets and more info at http://bit.ly/2K3WRzy
GVSC Members receive $2 off tickets using promo code GVSC . Supporting Members receive 25% off tickets for all OUTShine films using special promo code.
1216 Washington Ave
Receive a complimentary drink on the house with Friday night film ticket. Also, GVSC Cardholders receive a Complimentary Well Drink, House Wine, or Beer at the bar.
OUTshine Film Festival: Miami Edition
April 18 - 28, 2019
Our first quarterly invitational Mix-N-Mingle Party of 2019 is here, and we are so excited to be celebrating GVSC turning 3 years. What better way to host this occasion then with the ultimate in New Orleans-style Parties. Welcome to our Mix-N-Mingle Party: Remoulade & Rum Mardi Gras!
Get ready for our own version of the Big Easy as you put on a mask, grab some beads, and wear your best green, purple, or gold ensemble as we parade into the night all while listening to some big band and jazz music. Enjoy our 4 specialty SelvaRey Rum cocktails of the night:
- Rum Runner
- Banana Daiquiri
- Espresso Cocktail
all paired back to some hand-picked Cajun and Creole hors d’oeuvres as we say thank you to all of our Supporting Members and guests... let’s MARDI GRAS!
Admission is $20 for guests, Complimentary admission for V, S, and C Members, with all proceeds going towards our GVSC Philanthropy Program: “Gay Vista Scholarship Club” and “Gay Vista Social House”. Admission includes: specialty Rum cocktails provided by SelvaRey Rum, complimentary New Orleans-inspired appetizers, and themed music & entertainment. Location address provided by email invitation once payment is complete.
Who says brunch is only made for Sunday! If you attended our first ever Mix-N-Mingle Drag Brunch, you know what a crazy time we all had, and how the party kept going for drinks after. We loved brunch so much last time from our Membership Partners at R House Wynwood, that we had to go back for another exciting brunch. Only this time we are doing it I ♥ Saturday style just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Hosted by Ultimate Miami Drag Queen winner Athena Dion and her cast of fierce drag queens along with amazing brunch cuisine created by Chef Rocco Carulli, get ready to enjoy Saturday afternoon with GVSC over brunch followed by the after party at the bar. Let’s grab a mimosa and cheers to that!
All RSVPs must be confirmed no later than Friday, February 15 at 12pm to confirm your seat and for a chance to win a Complimentary Drink os us! All GVSC Members will receive 10% off brunch and Supporting Members receive a Complimentary Welcome Drink with RSVP.
Brunch packages start at $40 including a variety of options from delicious main dishes and unlimited appetizers to bottomless mimosas and sangrias.
Who says it’s not legal to drink? Well from 1920-1933, alcohol and booze was prohibited and banned in American Society. But do you think that really stopped Miami? We are happy to be celebrating Art Deco Weekend again this year and learn how the “Magic City” became what it is today during our first Mix-N-Mingle of 2019: Art Deco Happy Hour!
Reawaken the glamour of the Prohibition Era, sip a cocktail under the palms, and enjoy live jazz and dancing under the stars. Experience the world-famous Art Deco skyline of Ocean Drive as our backdrop as we visit four pop-up lounges to experience a different cocktail at each location, featuring the Jazz Age Lawn Party with headliners Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra. From cool mojitos to hand-crafted Prohibition-Era cocktails, come enjoy Happy Hour with us as if it was a walk in the park, literally, one drink at a time!
Art Deco Weekend is a free outdoor event! All GVSC Supporting Members get a Complimentary Drink, and all others RSVP for a chance to win a FREE drink! Happy Hour will start at 6pm, but feel free to enjoy the festival throughout the day starting at 10:00AM. For more information, visit http://artdecoweekend.com/
Top Queens & Bottomless Cocktails... what could go wrong? Our second Drag Brunch is back and it’s time to get Froggy just in time for the holidays... so let’s jump on it!
Our Mix-N-Mingle monthly invitational socials bring us the best of brunch, happy hour, dinner, and parties with our last one of the year. Come enjoy the fabulous Mexican cuisine and the show stopping Drag Brunch entertainers that have made Señor Frogs famous, hosted by Ultimate Miami Drag Queen winner Tiffany Fantasia! If you RSVP athttps://www.gvscmiami.org/mix-n-mingle/ for a chance to win yourself a free cocktail! We look forward to a fun way to kick off our Sunday as we mix and mingle with all the Brunch Frogs!
Brunch packages start at just $19.99. GVSC Members and Guests receive 15% off brunch using promo code QueenTiff12218. Must purchase ticket in advance to attend. Doors open at 12:00pm, show starts at 1:00pm. All GVSC Supporting Members receive One Complimentary Welcome Drink for attending!
The time of the year has come where people get to dress up as something else or possibly remember those from the past. It’s a time of both mystery and mischief, where one can hide behind a mask for just one night only! We are proud to present our last invitational party of the year with our Mix-N-Mingle Party: “ Martini Masquerade de Los Muertos”.
The Masquerade will be held at our GVSC Headquarters and home of Board Member, Kevin Seifried, and hosted by me, your new Executive Director, David Quinones. Held between All Hallows Eve and the Dia de los Muertos Festival, the party will mix the French and Italian traditions of Masquerade with the ambiance of the Mexican celebration. The night will consists of sipping on martinis, tasting delectable meat delights, and of course, hiding behind makeup and masks! This is a dress to impress, Black and White affair, so get ready to show off your best evening wear and of course...your mask!
Please RSVP and purchase your ticket no later than Wednesday, October 31 to confirm your attendance to this invitational event. GVSC Supporting Members receive Complimentary Admission, all other General Members and Guests admission $20 and includes specialty vodka martini open bar, complimentary food, and themed entertainment. All proceeds go towards supporting the Gay Vista Social Club and the GVSC Philanthropy Program.
The world may be coming to an end, but there will always be cocktails! In celebration of the spirit of Halloween, let’s sip on drinks as we watch the apocalypse unfold during our very first Mix-N-Mingle Happy Hour... late night of course!
Join us at our local Membership Partner bar Vibes Lounge + Kitchen as we sip on $5 Well Drinks from 8-10pm, and receive a Complimentary Well Drink with your GVSC Card. At 10pm, grab some popcorn and another cocktail as we join the American Horror Story: Apocalypse Viewing Party and see how the world is coming to and end, and may be saved, hosted by Roger Lords. Don’t miss out... this happy hour is sure to be a scream!
Register for a chance to win a free cocktail at the event!
Dinner is now served! For those of you who went to our past two Miami Spice outings, you remember what a fantastic time we had of sipping and tasting delicious eats and refreshing drinks. Prepare to be our GVSC Guest as our next Mix-N-Mingle takes you to dinner in Jaya at The Setai!
Jaya, which means 'victory' in Sanskrit, was chosen to honor The Setai's renowned interior designer Jaya Ibrahim and the hotel's first decade of successful Asian-inspired hospitality. Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena has created standout dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, India, China and Japan. Our Miami Spice Dinner will be a three-course dinner that consists of an appetizer, entree, and dessert as we dine in The Setai's serene courtyard with retractable roof. We look forward to welcoming all of you GVSC Members... Asian style!
Reservations for this Miami Spice Dinner are $39 + tax and gratuity. If you would like to receive an invitation to attend the dinner, please RSVP below to confirm your reservation. All G and V Members are welcomed to attend, with S and C Members receiving a Complimentary Welcome Cocktail as part of their membership benefits for supporting The Club!
Sunday, August 6, 2016 was the day that we would change from the Miami's Gay 20-Something’s to officially become the Gay Vista Social Club! On this day two years later, we celebrate the 6 original men who met at that first Meetup, those leaders and members who had come before us, and the day GVSC was founded during our third quarterly invitational Mix-N-Mingle Party: “Burgers, Bourbon, & Brews Barbecue”!
We welcome you to the home of Board Member Barrie Aikle and Council Member Moises Crespo as they serve as our hosts for an All-American Founder’s Day Barbecue! Enjoy some delicious grilled burger sliders off the BBQ with all the fixings as well as some ice cold beer on hand. Later on in the night we will get to indulge in the different tastes of bourbon with a triple flight of America’s original spirit.
We thank each and every one of you for bringing us into the second half of 2018 with Membership 2.0 and we look forward to many more Founder’s Days ahead! NOTE: Our Quarterly Mix-N-Mingle Parties are by invitation only, and includes specialty rum and bourbon whiskey open bar, complimentary food, and themed entertainment. Admission is Free for our Donating V, S, and C Members, $20 for all Free G Members with all proceeds going to our two newest philanthropies: Gay Vista Scholarship Club and Gay Vista Social House!
If you would like to receive a personal invitation to this event and/or to purchase a ticket, click on the button below. To get free admission to these events, visit us and sign up at https://www.GVSCmiami.com/members
It’s Back! As part of our Membership 2.0 Launch, we are happy to bring to you our Mix-N-Mingle monthly social series kicking off with Drag Brunch at R House Wynwood. Come enjoy a fabulous show hosted by Ultimate Miami Drag Queen TP Lords, and amazing cuisine by chef Rocco Carulli as we enjoy some mix and mingle with all our members and friends!
All Members who register are welcomed to attend! And for our Donating or Professional Members, you will receive One Complimentary Welcome Drink for attending! As our newest Membership Partner, when you show your Official GVSC Card you will receive 10% off on Sunday Drag Brunches. We look forward to seeing all of you all there!
Click on the link to register and receive your email invitation for the event. All RSVPs must be confirmed no later than Thursday, July 26 to confirm your seat.
$25 to attend the show or your choice of brunch and drink packages starting at $40, including a variety of options from delicious main dishes and unlimited appetizers to bottomless mimosas and sangrias.