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Celebrating the 305 – Yelp Miami’s Burst Day!



Salsa Dancing. Cuban Coffee Cocktails. Latin flavors. Welcome to the celebration of Yelp Miami’s 10th Burst Day!

On the most Miami Day of the Year – March 5th aka (3-0-5) – nearly 200 Yelpers from Miami got together, at WeWork Security Building, to celebrate 10 years of being a vibrant community. The event highlighted all the things that make Miami so vibrant and featured over 15 food and drink sponsors! We had abuelita serving up cafecito, music by DJ Ariel Assault, live painting and more (or y más) as they say here in Miami!

In addition to the fun and good eats, the evening was also all for a good cause. This was a fundraiser for our Inspire305 – a new initiative led by the United Way of Miami-Dade. This initiative invites all new, local nonprofits to apply for two major grants, one for $25,000 and a second for $10,000, which will later be voted on by the community! The Yelp Family helped to raise more than $400 to support the continued development of our beloved 305!

In the theme of Miami, the event also featured work and performances by local artists! Gissi J – The Architect of Style, live painted a canvas that celebrated the things that make Miami so special. History Miami also celebrated the 305 – curating discussions around their newest exhibit – Avenues of Expression: Street Traditions in Miami. Last but not least, it could not be an official Miami Celebration without a little salsa. Yelpers were treated to a live Salsa Performance which took the party to the next level. Who knew the squad could dance so well?!

Thank you to everyone that came out, to all of our sponsors and most importantly to WeWork for having us! What, a night! Till next year, See You On Yelp!

Missed the reviews? Want to relive the memories? Check out the reviews here.

Take a look at the photos here. (Courtesy of Onyx Lopez)

Thanks to all of our sponsors:

WeWork, Security Building  • ChatChow TV + Havana Club Rum • Zico Coconut Water • Biscayne Bay Brewing Company • Bousa Brewing • J Wakefield Brewing • Edukos • Empanada Harry’s Bakery and CafeDICED • My Ceviche • Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen • Los Verdes • Tio Colo • PG Tropicals • Whole Foods Market • DJ Ariel Assault • Jose Fajardo Jr.The Architect of Style • Samsung •  History Miami • United Way of Miami-Dade • Alsco Linens

Cheers to 10 amazing years of supporting great local businesses, Yelp Miami! To many more.

Special thanks to:

Allison James, WeWork Events & Partnerships Manager, Southeast.

Blue A, Tia P, and Andy N for their help in making this event a reality.

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