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Concrete Beach’s 3rd Annual Miami Gras Block Party

Concrete Beach's 3rd Annual Miami Gras Block PartySaturday, March 9, 2pm-10pm – Concrete Beach Brewery, 325 NW 24th St, Miami Wynwood Arts DistrictConcrete Beach Brewery’s Gras Block Party combines the rhythm of the Caribbean and Latin Carnaval, and flavors of Mardi Gras, with the backdrop of Wynwood. This year the brewery is closing down NW 24th Street during the monthly Wynwood Art Walk and bringing in a variety of new music acts, including favoriteBachaco, live interactive art performances and a variety of local eats and vendors. The event marks the brewery’s annual release of their Miami Gras beer, a French-style Saison made with orange-blossom honey. Pints will be available for sale throughout the event, with limited edition cans available for sale to-go.

Live music begins at 3:00 PM, with performances byBad Apple Brass Brand, NuGrau and others, withBachaco to close out the party. There will also be interactive performances by Carnaval de Barranquilla,live samba dancers and more. This year’s food vendors include Aja Venezuelan and Colombian Food Truck, Madrecita’s Bistro Restaurantand St. Nola Fusion. Additional onsite vendor/partners include PAXy, Miami FC, Shark Radio, Miami New Times, Brew Grooming and more.

This year’s Miami Gras non-profit partner is PAXy,whose mission is to connect people through art. Concrete Beach will donate $1 per pint of Miami Gras beer sold during the duration of the event (2-10pm) to pAXy, with a maximum donation of $1,000. Miami Gras, a French-style Saison, is brewed with orange-blossom honey, inspired by the innovative cocktails found on the streets of New Orleans. Miami Gras is a dry, yet fruity ale with notes of pepper, citrus and spice. It’s a beer brewed for celebration, pairing perfectly with feathered costumes, sparkly beads. Concrete Beach will donate $1 of every pint of Miami Gras sold during the event to PAXy. #MiamiGras @concretebeachfl