SAVOR AND CELEBRATE SEPTEMBER AT INTERCONTINENTAL MIAMI
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InterContinental Miami is stepping into September as the iconic downtown Miami hotel continues to curate experiences for hotel guests and locals to enjoy throughout the month. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month for free at a weekly Art Residency featuring local Latin artists; enjoy Latin sounds and Pan-Latin bites at Latin Social; and get front row seats to Muestra Herencia Fashion Show. Find your flow at Harvest Full Moon Yoga, escape to the Prohibition Era at Freddys Speakeasy, and treat yourself to September self-care with luxurious spa treatments at mySpa; while the feast continues with everyone’s favorite summer dining sensation – Miami Restaurant Months a.k.a Miami Spice.
The following is the monthly schedule of events at the iconic luxury downtown Miami property.
Miami Spice at Toro Toro
Spice up your life and ramp up your tastebuds for Miami Spice at chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse Toro Toro. Guests can enjoy a delectable three-course dinner at a discounted rate.
Days/Times Offered: Dinner offered Sunday – Thursday from 5PM – 11PM
- Amarillo Tuna Ceviche with mango, cucumber, red onion and aji amarillo de tigre
- Mexican Chipotle BBQ Pork Ribs with corn souffle
- Achito Snapper with chifa rice, red onions, jalapeno crema and cilantro-ponzu salsa
- Cusco Chicken with marble roasted potatoes and truffle corn salsa
- Flat Iron with yuzu-carrot puree, charred broccolini and Huancaina sauce
- Blueberry Pavlova with toasted corn husk, lemon pudding and spiced blueberry compote
- Wagyu Beef Tiradito – $24
- 8oz Wagyu Filet Mignon – $49
- 28oz Prime Tomahawk (for two) – $149
- La Bomba – $20
Advance reservations are available online through OpenTable or by calling (305) 372-4710. Toro Toro is located at 100 Chopin Plaza inside the InterContinental in Downtown Miami. www.torotoromiami.com.
Follow Your Intuition at Harvest Full Moon Yoga
Connect your body to your soul with a special edition of Full Moon Yoga – Harvest Full Moon Extravaganza – led by Papa Guru Nicolay Del Salto on Friday, September 9. Join us on the hotel’s iconic SkyLawn at 7PM to align your chakras with a meaningful and unforgettable evening with tunes by Dj Sage Master Kevin + Sound healing by Sofia Bustillos + AV MixByTrip Revive the Soul. Priced at $36, enjoy healing with sound bowl meditation – a deep meditation weaving mantra and and more, while enjoying views of Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay. The evening continues after the class, with guests encouraged to stay and connect with others in the community. For more information and tickets, visit HERE.
Dogs and their owners ready to mingle, need look no further than the InterContinental’s Bayside Terrace, which becomes Paws Patio every Wednesday evening from 5PM to 7PM. The open-air event is free and open to the public. Water bowls are on hand for all canines, while adults can enjoy Dirty Dog Martinis, Mutt Mules and other libations from the cash bar. All month long, InterContinental Miami will highlight local pet-businesses for your furry-friends to enjoy. The following lineup is as follows:
- Moon Dog Barkery & Duty Mitt – September 7
- Raw Instincts & Petit Pups Pawtique – September 14
- TBC – September 21
- Puptables – September 28
Salsa Night Hosted by Salsa Lovers
Dance to express and dress to impress as InterContinental Miami hosts the hottest Salsa Night in downtown Miami in collaboration with Salsa Lovers. On Friday, September 2 from 9PM to 2AM. Guests will be transported monthly to a night in Havana via the hotel’s Chopin Ballroom for an evening of dancing, entertainment, and libations. From novice to experienced dancers – and even those who just want to enjoy the music – the free to attend for ladies ($10 cover for men at the door) evening will also feature DJ Jorge Charun spinning Salsa classics, performances and master dance instruction by Salsa Lovers. The series will lead into our 1st Annual Salsa Festival Weekend on October 14 – 16, 2022. Valet parking will be $10. For more information, visit – HERE.
Latin Social at Toro Toro
Gather around InterContinental Miami’s Spindle, the perfect destination to meet and mingle, and immerse in an evening of Latin Sounds from a live DJ and Pan-Latin Tapas from Toro Toro every Thursday from 5PM to 9PM. Starting on Thursday, September 8, and every Thursday after that, guests can enjoy libations from the roaming Mojito Cocktail Cart, signature cocktails, and other libations from the cash bar.
Fuego Nights at Toro Toro
Light up the night at Toro Toro with the ultimate dining experience. Fuego Nights continues on September 2, and every Friday after that, fire dancers will be bringing the heat throughout Toro Toro with performances every 30 minutes. The fun continues with great music and more fire, creating the picture-perfect Instagram moment. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable – HERE.
Noche de Arte- Art Residency featuring Alejandro Perez
Taking place on Monday, September 12 and every Monday thereafter from 5PM to 7PM, Noche de Arte, a weekly Art Residency featuring local artists creating works live, with an emphasis on Hispanic Heritage this month. With the support of local Miami arts organization Font Squared, the Intercontinental Miami is featuring live artist interaction with Cuban-born Alejandro Perez. Alejandro is known for using texture as an element of time and history in each piece and the power of visual codes, whether from advertising, popular culture or art history. The event is free and open to the public.
Muestra Herencia Fashion Show
Strut on down to InterContinental Miami for an exclusive open to the public fashion show, Muestra Herencia Fashion Show. On Thursday, September 29 at 6PM in the hotel’s Bayfront Ballroom, International fashion designers will present gala dresses and swimwear designs to a panel of judges and the winner will be awarded with the Golden Thread Award (Premios Hilo Dorado).
Step into the Prohibition Era at Freddy’s Speakeasy
InterContinental Miami introduces Freddys Speakeasy, a secret hideaway accessible only by prior arrangement. On every Thursday, Friday and Saturday guests can have an exclusive experience showcasing the secret cocktail club’s intimate atmosphere, historic ambiance and meticulously crafted libations. Upon reserving, guests will be provided with instructions on how to access Freddys and will be escorted to the hidden location, where a secret knock will ensure admission. Named for famed 19th century Polish composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric François Chopin, – whose name adorns both the street the hotel is located on and one of its ballrooms.
Once within, guests are welcomed with a taste of Four Ballads, made with Casa Noble infused with cilantro, Cointreau, fresh lime and simple syrup. Signature cocktails, beginning at $18, include the Green Light made with rich, sweet and smoky decadent blend of Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, Green Chartreuse, chocolate bitters, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup; Not Your Mama’s Mamajuana, a unique take on the island of Hispaniola’s fabled drink featuring 1888 Brugal Dominican Rum infused with InterContinental Miami’s herb blend; Envied Elegance featuring Tito’s Vodka, Domaine de Canton, lime, cucumber essence and peach bitters and topped with Peychaud’s bitters; Virtue & Vice, a smooth and pleasantly spice blend of Woodford Rye, lemon juice, Aperol and simple syrup; and Tipsy Whisper featuring Casa Noble, Cointreau, lime juice and lavender reduction.
Due to Freddys’ intimate setting, the maximum room capacity is 12 persons. Reservations require a deposit and can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Reservations are accepted for a 2-hour window per group with seatings at 5PM, 7:30PM and 10PM. Must be 21 or older to enter. Freddys is located at 100 Chopin Plaza in downtown Miami at the InterContinental Miami. For more information, visit www.icmiamihotel.com/freddys. Telephone: (305) 577-1000
Practice self-care at MySpa
Give yourself the rest and relaxation you deserve at the award-winning mySpa located at the InterContinental Miami. In September, pamper yourself with ELEMIS Renewing Precision Peel Facial, a rejuvenating treatment to achieve glowing, radiant skin with a papaya enzyme mask and lip treatment enhancement, including a travel-size enzyme peel to take home (50-minute| $175). Enjoy a journey to paradise for your mind and body with Self-Care Spa Day (Do Not Disturb: On), featuring a ginger and lime scrub, signature raindrop massage with hot stones and aromatherapy, ELEMIS Pro Collagen Age Defy Facial, and a take-home self-care gift box (125-minute| $485). For more information or to book a spa treatment, visit www.icmiamihotel.com/myspa; Telephone: (305) 372-4444, email email@example.com.
InterContinental Miami is located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Downtown Miami. For more information on weekly programming, visit www.icmiamihotel.com/play.
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