Miami: 5 nights out to have fun on a budget

Ocean Drive night is an explosion of music and colors. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/)

Miami It is the city of luxury, where you can live intensely in glamour, with a lot or little money. Yes, with a low budget there are also options. Nobody has to leave the beach without their dose of fun. We suggest seven places to go out at night in Miami and pay without dying trying.


Image of a party in Wynwood, Miami.
Day or night, Wynwood is always a party. (Wynwood Art District)

This colorful and musical arts district is packed with quiet bars where you can drink at great prices.

There are options for the most refined tastes: independent boutiques, craft breweries, rustic taverns, live music venues, taquerias, indoor or outdoor spaces.

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2.Ball and Chain

The pineapple stage at Ball & Chain, a busy Miami bar.
At Ball & Chain you can dance until your feet hurt. (Ball & Chain)

If you feel like dancing and trying good Caribbean drinks, ball&chain it is an excellent option. In the very heart of the emblematic Street 8on the little havana.

It has DJ music, live or recorded seven days a week. In this bar you can dance until dawn, or until your feet hurt.

Where: 1513 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135, (305) 643-7820

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3. Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

View of the Pérez Art Museum, in Miami.
On Thursday nights, when the museum has extended hours, the PAMM terrace dresses up as a party.

Thursday nights. Only that day of the week, the PAMM It has extended hours until 9, and can include cultural offerings such as dance presentations, talks with artists, or live music.

From the museum you can enjoy a beautiful view of the biscayne bay. There are hammocks and benches in front of the sea, spectacular for a pleasant night or a photo session for Instagram.

Where: 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 – (305) 375-3000

4.Bayside Marketplace

Panoramic view of Bayside Marketplace, in Miami.
Shops, restaurants, music, fun – at Bayside Marketplace you’ll never run out of things to do. (Bayside Marketplace)

This popular two-story mall is located in downtown Miami, on the shores of Biscayne Bay.

It brings together in one place shops of famous brands, prestigious restaurants, and the shore of the bay gives access to the cruise departures, from where you can continue partying.

Where: 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 – (305) 577-3344

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5.Ocean Drive

Interior of Mango's Tropical Cafe.
Mango’s Tropical Café is one of the fun places you’ll find on Ocean Drive to enjoy the nightlife. (Mango’s Tropical Cafe)

This is one of the most important and lively avenues in all of Miami. If you’re undecided and can’t decide on a bar or a restaurant, or you don’t know whether to choose a night at the theater or a movie, do this: go to South Beach and walk by Ocean Drive. You will surely find a site that you will love.

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You will have at hand the best of miami beach: sea, shops, bars, galleries, restaurants, night clubs, almost all the most exclusive and famous of the city in a single street.


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