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The Best Miami Costumes of 2017

  • Flaming Classics Presents The Little Mermaid With Live Drag
  • Canine Film Festival Brings Dogs to the Movies
  • Dita Von Teese Brings "The Art of the Teese" to the Fillmore Miami Beach (NSFW)
  • The Day of the Dead Parade 2017 in Fort Lauderdale
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day Two at Bayfront Park
  • Nude Nite, the Largest Nude Art Exhibition in the U.S., Comes to Wynwood (NSFW)
  • McDCouture: Students Turn Fast Food Into Fashion for Miami Swim Week
  • McDCouture: Students Turn Fast Food Into Fashion for Miami Swim Week
  • Bowie's Blackstar Bash Celebrated the Life of the Thin White Duke at Churchill's Pub
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  • Jamie Jones Ushers in the New Year at Space
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Insane Clown Posse's Great Milenko Tour at the Hangar in Downtown Miami (NSFW)
  • Partying Poolside With Gryffin and Corona Electric Beach at the Clevelander
  • Jamie Jones Ushers in the New Year at Space
  • The Cosplayers of Animate Florida 2017
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • The Faces of the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Ocean Drive
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
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  • The Pooches of South Beach Dachshund Winterfest 2017
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Justin Bieber at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
  • The Faces of the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Ocean Drive
  • Susanne Bartsch's House Party at the Confidante
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  • Stonewall Parade 2017 in Wilton Manors
  • Scenes From Copa Room's Grand Opening on Miami Beach
  • Calle Ocho 2017 Celebrates 40 Years in Little Havana
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
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  • Wigwood 2017 at Gramps in Wynwood
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
  • Valentine Carnival at the Anderson
  • The Faces of the 2017 Florida Renaissance Festival
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  • Valentine Carnival at the Anderson
  • Valentine's Day Milk Wrestling at Sweet Liberty on South Beach
  • Valentine's Day Milk Wrestling at Sweet Liberty on South Beach
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
  • The People of Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival 2017
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day Two at Bayfront Park
  • Calle Ocho 2017 Celebrates 40 Years in Little Havana
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
  • Wynwood Celebrates St. Patrick's Day 2017
  • Wynwood Celebrates St. Patrick's Day 2017
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  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day One at Bayfront Park
  • Ultra Music Festival 2017 Day Two at Bayfront Park
  • Miami Beach Pride 2017 Kickoff Party at Basement
  • Miami Beach Pride 2017 Kickoff Party at Basement
  • Supercon Retro 2017 at Miami Airport Convention Center
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  • Churchill's Pub Celebrates May the Fourth With Ska Wars
  • Wynwood Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With Lucha Libre Wrestling, Piñatas, and Tequila
  • Girls Get Wild at Aqua Girl's 2017 Aqualicious Pool Party at the National Hotel
  • Drag Brunch Serves Up a Show at R House in Wynwood
  • Drag Brunch Serves Up a Show at R House in Wynwood
  • Drag Brunch Serves Up a Show at R House in Wynwood
  • The Runway Fashions of Miami Swim Week 2017
  • The Best Dressed of the 2017 Gathering of the Juggalos
  • Florida Supercon 2017: Highlights from South Florida's Largest Comic Con
  • The Best (and Weirdest) Cosplayers of Florida Supercon 2017
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  • The Best (and Weirdest) Cosplayers of Florida Supercon 2017
  • The Best (and Weirdest) Cosplayers of Florida Supercon 2017
  • Highlights From the 2017 South Florida Tattoo Expo (NSFW)
  • Basside Throws Down at Counter Corner (NSFW)
  • Basside Throws Down at Counter Corner (NSFW)
  • Basside Throws Down at Counter Corner (NSFW)
  • Dita Von Teese Brings "The Art of the Teese" to the Fillmore Miami Beach (NSFW)
  • The Queens of RuPaul's Drag RaceDominate the Catwalk at Parker Playhouse
  • The Queens of RuPaul's Drag RaceDominate the Catwalk at Parker Playhouse
  • Miami's House of Horror Is Ready to Make 2017 Even Scarier
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  • The Cosplayers of Animate Florida 2017
  • The Cosplayers of Animate Florida 2017
  • Erika Moon's Burlesque Avant-Garde at the Fillmore Miami Beach (NSFW)
  • Erika Moon's Burlesque Avant-Garde at the Fillmore Miami Beach (NSFW)
  • Hallowyn 2017 Gets Wicked on Halloween Night in Wynwood
  • Hallowyn 2017 Gets Wicked on Halloween Night in Wynwood
  • Highlights From Lincoln Road's Halloween 2017 Debauchery
  • Canine Film Festival Brings Dogs to the Movies
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If Miamians known one thing, it's how to jazz up an outfit — that's why nobody waits for Halloween to don a costume. Whether it's welcoming the new year or dancing to banging beats in Bayfront Park, locals know how to bring a little more color into this world. Here are some of the most colorful costumed people in Miami our cameras have captured this year.