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/