One of South Florida’s most buzz worthy and highly anticipated weekends of the year, Irie Weekend, the IRIE Foundation’s signature event, is a star-studded, non-stop weekend of festivities that draws participants from near and far! The IRIE Foundation follows the young people it serves from middle school, through high school, and beyond, ultimately aiming to inspire students to graduate, pursue higher education, and aspire towards developing into successful adults.Â â€ª#â€ŽIWXIIâ€¬ â€ª#â€ŽInspIRIEâ€¬ #â€ŽIrieWeekendâ€¬ @â€ŽIrieWeekend @IrieFoundation
Irie Foundation #InspIRIE Dinner Gala Hosted by Jamie Foxx
Wednesday, June 22, 6pm – Irie Weekend Hotel
Join Academy Award Winning Actor Jamie Foxx, internationally acclaimed pianist Elew, andÂ world famous celebrity chef Rocco DiSpiritoÂ for our Irie Foundation #InspIRIE Dinner Gala benefit, presented by Hublot. Indulge in an exclusive, multi-course menu and cocktail pairings curated by Chef DiSpirito, and dine amongst other celebrity and VIP Irie Foundation supporters.Â Special performances, exciting announcements, live and silent auctions are also on the itinerary for this memorable evening.
IWXII VIP Kick-Off Concert featuring AKON
Thursday, June 23, 9pm-12am – Irie Weekend Hotel
The highly anticipated 12th Annual Irie Weekend festivities officially commence in style right in the center of South Beach at the Irie Weekend Hotel (Shelborne Wyndham Grand), our host hotel. The VIP Kick-Off Concert will set the tone for an unforgettable weekend featuring a live performance by Grammy Nominated, Multi-Platinum Selling Recording Artistâ€¦ AKON! This will be an extraordinary night complete with complimentary gourmet bites and cocktails. Event-goers are asked to don their chic, crisp whites as they are transported to one of Irieâ€™s European tour stops, Mykonos, Greece. Weâ€™re putting the â€œVâ€™ in VIP for this eventâ€¦and trust us, you will want to get your tickets early as this is sure to be a sell out.
12th Annual Irie Weekend Celebrity Golf Tournament
Friday, June 24, 11:30am – Miami Beach Golf Club
This is no ordinary golf tournament. Hit the links with IRIE and his celebrity friends at the mother of all golf tournaments. Held at the prestigious Miami Beach Golf Club, amidst palm trees and sunshine, this course is a destination all in itself. And in true Irie Weekend fashion, weâ€™re kicking it up a notch. So weâ€™re taking care of our golfers with custom commemorative IWXII branded Under Armour golf polos and New Era caps. This day of fun in the sun comes with five-star treatment, including complimentary premium food by Jimmy Johns, Ruthâ€™s Chris, Brother Jimmyâ€™s BBQ, Grillmans & NaiYaRa. Plus open bars stocked with top-shelf cocktails from our friends at Breakthru Beverage and unlimited entertainment awaiting you at each hole.
IWXII Friday Night featuring Dru Hill
Friday, June 24, 11pm – LIV Nightclub
Immerse yourself in the essence of South Florida nightlife at LIV Nightclub, the pulse of South Beach. Dance the night away to exclusive DJ sets and brace yourself for a live performance by the iconic group, DRU HILL! IWXII Friday Night is always a night of surprises that will blow your mind; you and your crew will not want to miss! And remember: what happens at Irie Weekend stays at Irie Weekend!
IWXII BBQ Beach Bash Presented By Aquafina
Saturday, June 25, 12pm-5pm – Irie Weekend Hotel
The Irie Weekend Hotel makes a splash with the hottest pool party around at the BBQ Beach Bash. Join IRIE and friends for beats & tasty BBQ treats, including complimentary delicious Grillmanâ€™s finest meats on the sands of Miami Beach. This year we are UP TO SOMETHING!?!?! We have a special secret surprise live performance in store thatâ€™s gonna blow the roof off! (thatâ€™s if we had a roof). Stay refreshed with cold complimentary Aquafina & Pepsi beverages, sip signature cocktails (courtesy of Korbel and Jack Honey), take in the sights and sounds of the poolside electricity, and get your tan on alongside South Floridaâ€™s finest. If it sounds like paradise, itâ€™s because it is.
IWXII Closing Celebration ft T-Pain
Saturday, June 25, 10pmâ€“2:30am – E11EVEN Miami
The weekend comes to a close at our larger-than-life closing event celebrating all things Irie Weekend in grand style at E11EVEN Miami featuring a live DJ set & performance by Grammy Award winning artist T-Pain. This is the night of all nights that the stars shine brightest! Guests will enjoy theatrical aerial performances and rub elbows with the impressive roster of VIPs who will be reminiscing on the weekendâ€™s success and anticipation of the 13th Annual in 2017.