Miami Beach "100-Hour" Centennial Adds Flo Rida and Announces VIP Tickets
Flo Rida's beach bod, looking extra buff for Miami Beach's 100th birthday bash.
Photo by Alex Kirzhner
"It's going down for real."
That's what Flo Rida tells us. And yep, he's talking about Miami Beach's "100-hour, non-stop" centennial festival.
As the latest headliner added to the beach's landmark b-day celebration, Flo will join Gloria Estefan, Andrea Bocelli, Barry Gibb, and Wyclef Jean for the fest's finale at Eighth Street and Ocean Drive.
Now, the show is technically free. But this is South Beach. So naturally, there will be a VIP section.
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For SoBe partiers looking to frolic with a most likely topless Flo Rida as he fist-pumps and jumps through "limited reserved premium seating," the cost of celebrating the beach's centennial will be $55 to $525.
Miami Beach residents get a 48-hour presale on these VIP tix. They can be purchased via miamibeach100.com from 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, until 7:59 p.m. Thursday, February 26. And with the promo code "ResMB100" (as well as a valid ID proving residency), locals are entitled to a 10 percent discount too.
Meanwhile, beach residents can also reserve a spot in a "complimentary viewing area." But there's space for only 5,000. It's also first-come, first-served. Like the ticket sales, preregistration starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 24.
Other Dade County dwellers will have to wait till 8 p.m. Thursday, February 26, before they can buy better seats.
And anyone not interested in spending up to a week's salary on front-row passes for Flo Rida's abs...
Just chill in the "complimentary public viewing area," which "does not require a ticket or pre-registration."
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Miami Beach's 100-Hour Centennial Celebration. Sunday to Thursday, March 22 to 26. South Beach (Eighth Street and Ocean Drive) and Fillmore Miami Beach (1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach). Visit miamibeach100.com.
Miami Beach's Centennial Beach Party and Concert: Hard Rock Rising. Sponsored by Hard Rock International, The Seminole Tribe of Florida, and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel. Sunday to Thursday, March 22 to 26. South Beach, Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. Gates open at noon, performances begin at 5 p.m., and admission is free. All ages. Visit miamibeach100.com.
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