Join motorcyclists from around the United States and travel one of America’s most scenic highways to raise money for charity during the 41st Annual Phil Peterson’s Key West Poker Run. The 2013 run features three Florida Keys cruising days you will have more time to explore the island chain. Drawing riders on up to 10,000 bikes, this popular ride features a unique route down the 113-mile Overseas Highway from mainland Florida to Key West. Offering long vistas of breathtaking sea and sky, the roadway incorporates 42 bridges spanning the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Florida Bay and Gulf of Mexico. You will receive a poker sheet with your registration and draw cards at designated stops along the route. The first stop opens at 9 a.m. Thursday, September 19, and you must check in at the final stop in Key West by 5 p.m. Saturday, September 21. Entrants who draw the 10 best poker hands are eligible to play in a winner-take-all round of Texas Hold ‘Em set for 11 p.m. on Saturday at the Rose Tattoo Bar on Duval Street. The winner will take home a new Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle or $6,000 cash. A section of lower Duval and Greene Streets will be closed to car traffic during the weekend so bikers with weekend parking passes can park on the street to display their bikes and enjoy a street party. Other attractions include a Thursday night Upper Duval Crawl, a Friday and Saturday bike merchandise market, Saturday’s Biker Bash and custom bike show, an ocean-side Sunday brunch and parties throughout the weekend at Key West resorts and watering holes. The Poker Run is a fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute and charities of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club.
Saturday, September 16, 1pm – John Martinâ€™s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables As local Coral Gables residents seek a post-Irma retreat, JohnMartin’s provided that and more during their “Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day Party” on Saturday, Sept.16. With live music, a raffle, whiskey tastings, hot food and drinks, this all-day celebration stole […]
Saturday, December 13, 10am-2pm -Â Shenandoah Park,Â 1800 SW 21st Ave, Miami Â The Family Field Day is an exciting, interactive event full of new and nostalgic games and activities that encourage families to have fun being active together. This free event will feature field day challenges, games, dancing, music and more for the entire family. Join […]
Thursday, August 29, 6pm-9pm – Telemundo Center, 2350 NW 117th place, Doral The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) presents its Spotlight Mega-Mixer Networker on Thursday, August 29th at the NBC Universal Telemundo Center in collaboration with NBC6 Pride. Enjoy complimentary food bites by Pisco & Nazca, an open bar with Bacardi spirits, […]