If you’re a fan of craft cocktails, Miami is the perfect place to celebrate National Cocktail Day Friday, March 24. With its vibrant bar scene and diverse mixology culture, there are plenty of hot spots to check out in the Magic City. From luxurious rooftop bars to Riviera-inspired lounges, Miami has something for everyone looking for a glamorous and upscale atmosphere.

Located in the heart of Lincoln Road, MILA offers a multisensory dining and entertainment experience with bespoke mixology and a lively ambiance. The rooftop bar is an aesthetic sanctuary with ambient lighting, sculptures, and art made of metal, clay, and wood. Don’t miss their luxurious table-side mixology service and try their Smoke & Mirrors or Black Tied cocktails.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind bar and lounge experience, Brickell’s Gekkō is worth discovering. With Japanese-inspired decor and custom sculptures, the venue offers a unique blend of familiar flavors and new introductions, like the Lost in Translation cocktail with shichimi.


For an all-in-one entertainment experience, head to Mayami in Miami’s artistic Wynwood neighborhood. The 10,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor restaurant and lounge offers exotic decor, upscale nightlife atmosphere, and Mayan Revival architecture with stone sculptures, wood accents, and traditional mural paintings. The large pyramid bar space offers an expansive list of uniquely-crafted cocktails and insect-infused Mezcal shots.


For a luxurious and opulent experience, try the recently opened AVRA Miami at The Estates at Acqualina. The 360-degree bar offers an expansive spirits collection, including hard-to-find American whiskies and Shibui Whisky from Japan. The design features imported stone, wood, and crystal detailing, and their signature Helios Heat cocktail is a must-try.


Lastly, LPM Restaurant & Bar Miami, a Riviera-inspired restaurant and bar with exquisite harmony on the palate and outrageous harmony in the room, sits in the heart of Brickell. The opulent zinc bar under a double-height ceiling offers Belle Epoque styling and details inspired by the French Riviera throughout. Enjoy one of their decadent and experiential Jean Cocteau-inspired cocktails or their signature Tomatini.


No matter where you go, Miami’s vibrant bar scene is sure to make your National Cocktail Day celebration a night to remember.