Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
“The world’s biggest arty party” doesn’t officially open until Thursday but don’t tell that to the folks enjoying the opening night preview of Art Basel 2012 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Described as “the most prestigious art show in the Americas,” Art Basel opens its Miami Beach 11th edition on Thursday, December 6th.
Fourteen people made the inaugural cut, including Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) and Barbara Walters. See who else made the list honoring Miamians who shine.
They’re blossoming where ever you look; 20 foot roses, a pig made out of wooden blocks and a striped stick thingy. Final touches are being put on hundreds of art installations for the official opening of Art Basel this week.
Love was in the air for five lucky couples from across the country who were named the finalists of the “Marry Me in Miami” contest but there could only be one winning couple.
In an effort to grab a bigger chunk of the nation’s $74 billion wedding industry, South Florida’s visitors bureaus are rolling out campaigns to boost the area’s reputation as a destination for popping the question, tying the knot and getting away post-nuptials.