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July Events at The Doral Yard: Fourth of July, brand new eats, and more

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Photo of folks enjoying drinks at The Doral Yard

July’s here and we’re ready to get festive. These are the events that should be on your radar this month at The Yard:

Special Events

Backyard SummerFest w/ Brothers of Others – Kick off Fourth of July weekend with a jam right in our Backyard powered by Tito’s Vodka. Enjoy food specials like coffee-rubbed brisket sliders, hot dog bao, wings and more, sip on our Cocktail of the Month, Watermelon Sugar, and vibe to American rock’n’roll live with Brothers of Others.  Those 21+ can enjoy complimentary samples of Tito’s Vodka. Admission is free and open to the public. 

Paint & Sip – Grab a canvas and cocktail as you test your creative limits on Wed., 7/13, at 6 p.m. Tickets to the event include all materials necessary including canvas, paints, and brushes. Drinks are not included but happy hour runs 4-7 p.m. and The Bar at The Yard serves specially priced $8 margaritas from 7-10 p.m. 

A photo of Brothers of Others

Food & Drink

Pokekai Coming Soon – Set to open this month at The Yard, Pokekai is a Miami-based Hawaiian concept offering fresh poke bowls, unforgettable poke-and-crispy-rice burgers and more, all made with high quality ingredients and sustainably sourced fish.

BarbaKantina – Barbakoa by Finka launches a new Executive Lunch on Tues., 6/28. For $28, enjoy an appetizer, entree, and dessert or coffee for a satisfying and tasty lunch break Tues. through Fri., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

New Teqeños and Panther Coffee at Santo Dulce! – Santo Dulce! now serves deliciously balanced salty and dulce tequeños and Panther Coffee at their Doral Yard location. 

Cocktail of the Month – The July $10 cocktail of the month is Watermelon Sugar.” The cocktail, which can be found at The Bar at The Yard, features Tito’s Vodka, watermelon, gin, lime juice, and sugar rim.

A photo of Pokekai team

Live Music

Xperimento + Special Guest at The Doral Yard – Dance the night away under the stars as Xperimento brings Latin reggae funk to The Backyard stage on Sat., 7/9, at 8 p.m.

Fusion Cubana ft. Sonlokos – Spend Sun., 7/17, at 5 p.m. getting down to fresh and innovative tunes by Sonlokos. 

Domingo Colombiano ft. Grupo Barrio Abajo – Afro-Colombian outfit and local favorite, Grupo Barrio Abajo, returns to The Doral Yard on Sun., 7/24, at 5 p.m., for a dance party you won’t soon forget. 

Buena Vista Social Club Tribute ft. Cortadito Travel back in time with a tribute to the legendary Buena Vista Social Club by Cortadito on Fri., 7/29, at 8 p.m.

Photo of Xperimento

Wellness

Hatha Yoga with Dunia – On Sun., 7/10 and 7/24, at 10 a.m., get into flow with a yoga class right in The Backyard with an emphasis on enhancing your awareness, alignment and acceptance. 

Box n’ Booty with Box n Mve – On Sun., 7/17, at 11 a.m. enjoy a fusion of boxing and lower body exercises for a fun workout. 

Photo of a workout at The Yard

June Events at The Doral Yard: Father’s Day, Rosé, and even more fun on the way

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a group at Barbakoa
Photo courtesy of Yelp Miami

There are many reasons why you should be at The Doral Yard this month. Find out what June events should be on your calendar:

Special Events

Father’s Day – Celebrate dad at The Yard on Sun., 6/19. All day, sip on a specially priced ($7) “Gentle Manhattan,” a combination of Jack Daniels’ Gentleman Jack whiskey, Carpano Antica Vermouth and orange bitters. Also enjoy an extended happy hour, from 4-10 p.m. While you enjoy your libations and delicious eats, jam to Latin reggae by MannySwagg beginning at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. 

DJ Xtreme’s Birthday – On Fri., 6/10, celebrate DJ Xtreme’s birthday with tunes by the birthday boy himself. Admission is free and open to the public. 

Flyer for DJ Xtreme

Live Music

Neo Soul ft. Burgundee – Spend Thu., 6/9, at 7 p.m. vibing to the soulful sounds of Burgundee in The Backyard. 

Flamenco Pop Fusion ft. Bita – Feel the passion of Bita’s steamy flamenco-inspired Spanish performance on Thu., 6/16, at 7 p.m.

Buena Vista Social Club Tribute ft. Cortadito Travel back in time with a tribute to the legendary Buena Vista Social Club by Cortadito on Fri., 6/24, at 8 p.m.

Tropical Sundays Sabor de Cuba ft. Otto Percussion End your weekend with a percussion party on Sun., 6/26, at 5 p.m.

photo of the band, Cortadito

Food & Drink

Rosé All Day – Celebrate National Rosé Day at The Yard with $8 glasses of rosé at The Bar on Sat., 6/11.

Tequilin’ Me Tuesdays – Every Tuesday, Barbakoa by Finka serves $8 Tequila’ Me Smalls cocktails all day. 

Santo Dulce! Churros’ Reusable Aluminum Cups – Santo Dulce! has just launched their new reusable aluminum cups that will be served with every Shaken Santo milkshake. Continuing on their path to become a non-single-use plastic company, the cup provides a sustainable and easily recyclable alternative that patrons can take home or leave onsite for reuse.

Cocktail of the Month – The June $10 cocktail of the month is Tropical Penicillin.” The cocktail, which can be found at The Bar at The Yard, features Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve, honey-ginger syrup, and lemon.

Tropical Sundays – Get tropical every Sunday in The Backyard with live tropical sounds, frozen piña coladas, and extended happy hour 4-10 p.m.

Wellness

Hatha Yoga with Dunia – On Sun., 6/5 and 6/26, at 10 a.m., get into flow with a yoga class right in The Backyard with an emphasis on enhancing your awareness, alignment and acceptance. 

PUNCHOUT Pilates with BOX N’ MVE – On Sat., 6/18, at 11 a.m., enjoy a fusion of boxing and pilates for a fun workout. 

a yoga class

Visit doralyard.com/events for a full line up. 

April Events at The Yard: Bounce back into fitness, kids’ DJ workshop and live music by local gems

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April at The Doral Yard brings a smorgasbord of live music, culture, fitness and wellness events the entire family can enjoy safely. Below is a select list of The Doral Yard’s culture, food, music and community events in April. Visit our events page and our live music page for more details on all events. 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Food and Drink Specials

A hand hold our April cocktail, The Bad Bunny
Our April cocktail, The Bad Bunny

There’s no better way to welcome spring than with our cocktail of the month, The Bad Bunny.

You can enjoy this refreshing cocktail with Old Forester Bourbon, Pear Belle de Brillet, lime juice, ginger beer, and strawberry for the whole month of April at the bar for $10!

Kids have fun at The Yard with yoga and a DJ workshop

Kids events
Kids Yoga with Kardioyoga

Bring the kiddos along for our family-friendly activities like Kids KardioYoga and Musical Adventures with Art Cortex where kids show off their DJing skills on Saturday, April 10.

Shake N’ Make Cocktail Class

Cocktail-making event

Shake N’ Make’s Tequila-based cocktail class, photo courtesy of Barbakoa by Finka

Crowd-favorite, Shake n’ Make is back for another round on Wednesday, April 21. This time contestants will make a tequila-based cocktail for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the Kendall gem, Finka Table and Tap!

Join Chef Eileen Andrade and bartender Jasmin Pacheco of Barbakoa by Finka–the full-service restaurant opening at The Doral Yard later this year–and let your inner bartender shine through as they teach you all their tips and tricks on how to master the perfect cocktail.

Live Music Events

Jahzel Dotel sings on stage while a man plays acoustic guitar behind her
Jahzel Dotel peforms (photo by Rod Deal)

Make your weekends memorable with our Thursday-Sunday live music on our outdoor stage featuring local Miami artists.

Come savor our several delicious food options from our culinary vendors while enjoying performances by Celtic folk and Latin pop fusion band, Gaêlica, jazz by local gems Nikki Kidd, Jahzel and the Anna Palmerola Duo and world music sounds by Carlos Andrade, Ale Mor and Cortadito, along with many others.

In addition, spend your Sunday funday with us and dance to DJs including DJ Xtreme of Tu 94.9 FM every Sunday at The Doral Yard. 

This Month’s Music Schedule

April 1 | 7 p.m.| World Music ft. Anabel Lopez

April 2 | 8 p.m.| Gipsy Kings Tribute ft Carlos Andrade

April 3 | 8 p.m.| The Cuban Trio debut at The Yard

April 4 | 5 p.m | DJ Xtreme at The Yard

 

April 7 | 7 p.m. | Arsht on the Road ft Lawvawn the Saxman Extraordinaire

April 8 | 7 p.m.| Ale Mor Live at The Yard

April 9 | 8 p.m.| Dinner + A Show with Gaiya and Andre

April 10 | 8 p.m.| Cuban-born singer songwriter Leslie Cartaya

April 11 | 5 p.m.| 80’s Vibes with DJs Omar Leon and Oscar Leal

 

April 15 | 7 p.m.| Jazz by Anna Palmerola Duo at The Yard

April 16 | 8 p.m.| Singer Songwriter Jahzel Dotel 

April 17 | 8 p.m.| Celtic folk and Latin-influenced Gaêlica

April 18 | 5 p.m | DJ Xtreme at The Yard

 

April 23 | 8 p.m.| Ole! Live Flamenco Tablao

April 24 | 8 p.m.| Grupo Barrio Abajo at The Yard

April 25 | 4 p.m.| 80’s Vibes with DJ Omar Leon 

 

April 29 | 7 p.m.| Live Jazz at The Yard with Nikki Kidd

April 30 | 8 p.m.| Traditional Cuban tunes by Cortadito 

Earth Day Cooking Class with Della Bowls!

della bowls sauces and vegetable toppings arranged in mise en place around a bowl of brown rice

A Virtual Earth Day sustainable cooking class will be taught by Chef Julie Frans, accompanied by Debris Free Oceans

Happy Earth month! In celebration, on Tuesday, April 27, join The Doral Yard’s plant-based culinary vendor, della bowls, and Debris Free Oceans for a free online Earth Day Sustainable Cooking Class.

Then our own Chef Julie Frans will teach us how to make the Debris Free Oceans Earth Day Bowl, a delicious low-waste, plant-based meal including organic free trade tri-color quinoa, mixed baby greens, funche (corn fritters), marinated beet and heirloom tomato salsa, grilled zucchini and topped with Julie’s amazing Green Herb Sauce and crispy spiced chickpeas.

Participants will receive a shopping list ahead of time so you can follow along with Chef Julie’s recipe and continue making it for your loved ones after the workshop is completed!

Fitness Events

Fitness events

305 Fitness with Glow Fitness

Up your fitness game with 305 Fitness with Glow Fitness for cardio sessions alternating between Saturday and Sunday throughout the month.

In addition, you can join our other amazing trainers like longstanding Hatha Yoga with Dunia series on Tuesdays and Zumba at The Yard with Cat Medina on April 7.