It's no secret Miami loves to party.
Sometimes, though, you wanna go wild and grind the night away without breaking bank. Sure, it may be a challenge with all the flashy lights and gaudiness of the Magic City, but that's why you have us.
Just check out this weekend's ten best parties under $10.
See also: Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week
T.E.S.S. Meets Locomotion. With Samson, Jeremy Ismael, Donnie Lowe, and Israel Melendez in the Bolero Room, and Brad Strickland, Beki Powell, and Brock Lambert in the Lounge. Friday, September 19, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Join the "space odyssey" of the Pickle during the fourth installment of T.E.S.S. Meets Locomotion with your fave "out of this world" party astronauts.
See also: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Big Night in Little Haiti. With Jahfe and DJ Mack. Friday, September 19, 6 to 10 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terr., Miami; 305-960-2969; rhythmfoundation.com. Free. It's gonna be a Big Night in Little Haiti when Jahfe brings their positive vibes and feel-good reggae tunes to the Little Haiti Cultural Center.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Led Zeppelin Tribute Night. Friday, September 19, 10 p.m. Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. $10. Enter the "Stairway To Heaven" and pay tribute to the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Famers with classic Led Zeppelin covers at Will Call.
Suénalo. Friday, September 19, 10 p.m. Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372; jazid.net. $10. "Rep the 305" and set "the streets on fire" with Miami's "AfroLatinBabymakin'DescargaFunk" masters Suénalo at Jazid.
Waterloo 2. With Purple?, Cubita Da Poet, Hybiskus, Katabatik, Jayquan Page, the Original Jones, and DJ Junior Diaz. Saturday, September 20, 4 to 8 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. $5. Brush up on those arm throwing skills and prep for battle at Tobacco Road's massive water balloon fight. Sure, only the strongest and quickest will claim victory, but with live music from local faves, everyone will go home a winner.
An Evening of Rock & Roll Debauch! Presented by TuffGnarl.com with music by Sacred Owls, Jellyfish Brothers, Bleubird, the Riot Act, Sandratz, DJ Skidmark, and others, as well as go-go dancing by Carla X & Friends, and food by Los Treces. Saturday, September 20, 8 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $8. Dive into the "Edge of the World" as TuffGnarl.com takes over Churchill's Pub for An Evening of Rock & Roll Debauch with tuneage from the Jellyfish Brothers, the Riot Act, and other hardcore shredders, go-go dancers, and tasty grub.
DZA's House. With Them Jeans. Saturday, September 20, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Keep your "happy-buzz raging" with "old school funk disco, nu school groove house, and remixed throwbacks" at DZA's House at Bardot.
Les Femmes Fatales. With Nikki V, Ella Romand, and Romina Gentilini. Saturday, September 20, 10 p.m. Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 305-450-3809; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Free with RSVP via atnight.com. Experience the sounds of les Femmes Fatales with "Miami's talented and sultry women of underground," Nikki V, Ella Romand, and Romina Gentilini at Don't Sit.
Louis Salgar Benefit Show. With Ketchy Shuby, Eel, DJs Mikey Ramirez, and Andi Sweetswirl. Sunday, September 21, 2 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St. Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. All proceeds to benefit the Louis Salgar Fund. Ages 21 and up. Louis Salgar's life may have been cut short due to a tragic crime, but his legacy lives on thanks to his sister, Nicole Salgar. Show the Salgar family some support and help raise money for the Louis Salgar Fund, a new scholarship initiative created by his sister, at Gramps with live music, a raffle, and silent auction.
Jack White Afterparty. With the Plastic Pinks. Presented by Cheap Miami. Sunday, September 21, 10 p.m. Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-534-1009. Free. Ages 21 and up. Party like "the most important rock star of the 21st century" with the Plastic Pinks at the Jack White afterparty at KYI.
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