When your BFF tells you she wants to celebrate her birthday, it means she's giving you hints to make it memorable. She might have plans with her boyfriend or coworkers but that doesn't mean you can give her an extra surprise.
There's a fun place for everyone but if you are trying to give your bestie a different and unique experience, then you need to take note of this list. Here you have some options in case you are running out of ideas.
Nobody does a birthday party better than these places in Miami. There's a lot to do in one weekend that maybe you will have to celebrate her birthday in two weekends. It will probably become a one-month celebration. But something is for sure, you will give her something to remember for next year.
Has she ever gone line dancing? If not then she will enjoy this cowboy nightclub. This place plays country music and offers free classes. After midnight the party becomes more fun and they start playing radio hits. Give her the VIP experience by signing her up for the birthday club. Your bestie will get a champagne bottle for free and a free entrance. Invite the rest of her friends and you will earn the hostess award of the year. No worries if you don't know the steps. People are always willing to teach you and most of the dances are easy to learn. Or, you can ask one of the pro-dancers to join your BFF on the dance floor. Also, don't forget your cowgirl boots.
If she's dirty enough take her to Dirty Rabbit. You will all fall into the rabbit hole at this place. The location is hidden in Wynwood and you might need to walk around to find it. Just follow the music and you will find it. Sundays are really fun and the party starts early. At 4 pm you will already see people on the dance floor. Cheers to her birthday with a Death Rider cocktail. If she gets hungry you can also order bites from their menu. The place is intimate and locals love it. Here you will feel like in a big club without the extra charges on your bill.
Enhance her creative and artistic skills with a painting class. This activity is entertaining and you can bring your own beverage to celebrate. By the end of the session, she'll be taking her painting and good memories.
Maybe your bestie has a hangover after partying all night, but that doesn't mean the celebration is over. The Palace is the perfect place for a hangover remedy. They have all-day breakfast and the best part is that it comes with a drag queen show. The gay community loves visiting this restaurant/nightclub. The drag show brunches are the most popular. Celebrate her birthday weekend with unlimited mimosas. The show comes with four to five entrees, which means there's plenty to enjoy for the table. She will be the birthday queen and every queen needs a palace.
Instead of taking her to a regular nightclub, take her to Basement Miami. This place is located inside The Miami Beach Edition hotel and it has the most relaxing atmosphere when you go in. Your bestie will feel extra but is ok she's a little extra on her birthday. Basement has an ice rink, a bowling alley, and a nightclub. You can enjoy three things in one. Invite the entire group and throw a surprise party for her. This place feels more New York than Miami but it is the perfect place to make her dreams come true.
If she is a snot, take her to this upscale and chic restaurant with a waterfront view. She will love the fancy vibes and we're sure she'll make you Instagram every single moment. Take her 30 minutes earlier to enjoy the bar atmosphere and the different cocktail drinks. Amara at Paraiso is the place to dress up and come for a good meal. You can also relax outside on their patio and enjoy the view of Biscayne with their private beach club. Here you catch Miami sunsets and brag about it on social media.
Give her a real Colombian party experience. Maybe you think of bachelorette or college when you hear "party bus". This party bus is like no other. Here you can bring your own alcohol and party until sunrise. You can choose between an air-conditioned bus or half-open one. The group will meet up at a spot and then the bus will pick you up. The bus tours around the best bars around Brickell while you're enjoying the best Latin music. Also, there is enough space to dance around the bus. Some of them have a pole in case your bestie turns wild.
Take her to dinner and a show at Faena. The theatre always has new shows and entertainment. This place is super fancy and not boring at all. Here is all about old Hollywood vibes. The cabaret performances are very popular and many locals tourists come here to celebrate their birthday. Order a fancy drink, where glitter, and enjoy the show. Currently, Faena Theater is showing a cirque cabaret that will make you explore your senses. After the show, you can go around the hotel and see the different art installations. The lobby is always a great spot for pictures.
If she's picky with her meal, take to Gyu-Kaku. Here she'll be able to cook her own steak while showing off her cooking skills.
For a more casual and fun birthday, take her on an escape. We're not talking about a vacation but the Sherlock-themed escape adventure. The rooms at this place are part scavenger hunt and part puzzle-loving. This is a great option for those who don't want the same old dinner birthday party. After solving all the problems she'll probably feel confused and ready to hit the bar. Each group needs to solve the puzzle together and have 60 minutes to escape. It is a great way to escape from the ordinary while working as a team.
If you are looking for music and good food, The Wharf is the place. You will find about every vendor and popular food trucks with a great dance floor and lounge area to chill. Your BFF will celebrate and enjoy all day long here.
Some girls really love food and that's all they want for their birthday. If you're undecided about which restaurant to take her, join the Miami Culinary Tour. They have tours all over the city and different neighborhoods. You can do the tour in South Beach, Wynwood, Design District or Little Havana. Each tour has five food tops and a guided art tour. This is a great way to learn the culture behind every food and cuisine. We recommend you wear tennis shoes and bring an umbrella in case it rains. Your bestie will be satisfied and love you forever.
Seaspice is always a great option to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant is known for hosting the best happy hours and brunches. Come on a Sunday and you'll probably see girls arriving on a boat with their skimpy bathing suits. Here she can have a great waterfront dining experience and feel like part of the secret society. The DJ always turns up the beat and you'll see people dancing on their chairs. Also, if you're up for it find a captain who will take you and the girls for a free ride around the bay. This place is one of the best to end her birthday weekend on a good note.
This is one of the newest restaurants in Miami. If she likes Italian, she'll love it here. Vista also has a rooftop bar and the Italian menu is one of the best. If she's an influencer or into Insta-worthy places, she will fall in love with this restaurant. The place is located inside the new development of Upper Buena Vista and has a great ambiance. She can order a delicious burger or a classic pasta. No matter what it is, the entire menu is exquisite. Also, if you stay later in the evening you can enjoy beats by the DJ. During the grand opening, many influencers joined the party and it has already become the It spot to hang out.
Each place has a unique activity or food menu. No matter which place you choose, we assure you she'll love you forever and upgrade your BFF status to Best Friend for Eternity.
You can also choose two places in one day. We recommend doing the Rumbachiva on a Saturday night and The Palace brunch next morning. You can also take her to the Faena Theater for the show and later on walk to The Miami Beach Edition for an ice skating experience.
But if she's really a foodie by heart the Miami Culinary Tour is the best option. Here'll she'll have about four courses with drink and end up the celebration with a good dessert. We hope your bestie enjoys her birthday celebration and make it the best one yet.