Surface x Dorsia Guide to F1 Miami Grand Prix

From AlphaTauri's VIP party at Fabel and Massimo Bottura’s pop-up extravaganza to Dorsia's Boia De night and the sophomore outing for Carbone Beach, this is the essential guide to F1 Miami 2023.

AlphaTauri at Fabel. (Photo courtesy of Fabel.)


AlphaTauri at Fabel (May 4)
Italian Formula 1 racing team Scuderia AlphaTauri will kick off race weekend with a celebratory dinner at Wynwood’s Fabel. VIP tables will offer guests a top-tier culinary and entertainment experience, tableside mixologist, and surprises along the way. (Like craning one of the team’s cars onto the roof.) Start the night with your bottle of Dom Pérignon and Volcan de Mi Tierra Cristalino Anejo tequila, and best of all—a meet and greet with the AlphaTauri team. Book on Dorsia

American Express Presents Carbone Beach (May 4-7)
Major Food Group’s “Supper Club on The Sand” returns for its sophomore season with four blowout nights of chef Mario Carbone’s hit Italian-American dishes and live performances. The format will be similar to last year’s event—which attracted a bevy of celebrities such as Lebron James, Jamie Foxx, Hailee Steinfeld, and more—with a cocktail hour kicking off the evening, followed by a seated dinner and surprise musical act.   

Dorsia Members Only at Boia De (May 5)
Snag one of the hardest reservations in town for Race Week: It’s Dorsia members-only night at Boia De on Friday, May 5. Celebrate at this Michelin-starred foodie haven and meet some other members of the Dorsia community. Tables exclusive to Dorsia. Book on Dorsia

Once Upon a Kitchen (May 5)
Don’t miss out on GR8 Experience’s multi-sensory event, featuring a six-course dinner with Massimo Bottura. The world-renowned chef will be joined by culinary masters Juan Manuel Barrientos and Bernardo Paladini to create an epicurean journey that fuses Italian and Latino culture. Savor exquisite dishes, indulge in master alchemist Dr. Alex Ott’s cocktails, and dance the night away to Benny Benassi’s electrifying beats at this one-night-only experience. Once Upon a Kitchen will be held from 6:30pm–2am at The Deck at Island Gardens. Book on Dorsia

Sexy Fish One Hell of a Ride (May 3-7)
In addition to musical acts like DJs Guy Gerber, Birds of Mind, Yokoo, and Shimza, Sexy Fish will debut its new Premium Ludicrous omakase menu and host an exclusive dinner experience with Red Bull on Sunday to celebrate the end of F1 Weekend. Book on Dorsia.

Eat Like a Local
If you want to know the best places to eat, drink, or hang, ask a tapped-in local. As Miami gears up for F1 Grand Prix weekend, we hit the road with local car aficionado John Temerian, co-founder of vintage supercar purveyor Curated, in his 2003 Lamborghini Murciélago to get the download on his favorite Miami restaurants. Tap to watch and head to the Dorsia app to book a table at one of his go-to spots during F1 and beyond. See his picks. 

Massimo Bottura's Once Upon a Kitchen.


McLaren x E11EVEN Race Experience (May 3-7)
Join famed Ultraclub E11EVEN Miami for an unrivaled five nights of parties as part of its 24-hour Race Week EXPER11ENCE. E11EVEN Miami will be rolling out the red carpet for A-list entertainers, including dance music titans TIESTO, DEADMAU5, DJ SNAKE, and Hip-Hop boss RICK ROSS, plus more to be announced.

Grand Maxim Race Weekend Red Carpet Event (May 5th)
MAXIM will transform Hyde Beach at the SLS South Beach into a chic outdoor lounge, featuring DJ Ruckus on the decks. 

THE DROP Pop-Up (May 5-15)
The Webster South Beach is kicking off its two-week pop-up, dubbed THE DROP, with an opening party from 6-8pm on May 5. Featuring LOUIS XIII‘s iconic collections along with complimentary custom engraving onsite, THE DROP is a collection of five 10ml portable bottles with wearable accessories and the latest release from the prestigious spirit. The party will include beats, bites, and Rémy Cointreau cocktails at The Webster and an exclusive first look at THE DROP. 

HUMMER House (May 6)
GMC, David Grutman, and SHOWstudio team up to showcase the 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV. Guests will be treated to bites from Groot Hospitality’s Gekkō and Papi Steak while experiencing the all-electric HUMMER via an immersive digital installation.

BleauLive The Fontainebleau (May 6-7)
In partnership with The Creative and Capture Studios, this three-night beachside music experience stars headliners Martin Garrix and Kaskade. 

Tito’s Formula Poolside Pre-Party (May 6-7)
The retro-style Confidante Miami Beach is hosting Tito’s Vodka bash in its tropical backyard and pool area from 1-3pm each day. Expect free samples, Tito’s floaties, swag for cabanas and bungalows, a live DJ set, and a floating bar.

ADDikT at W Miami ( May 7)
Brickell’s W Miami is hosting a watch party at their rooftop restaurant, ADDiKT Modern Kitchen. Guests can watch the race and lounge on the terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay while snacking and sipping on special race-day offerings such as empanadas, nachos, wings, and sports-themed cocktails.

Carbone Beach during Miami F1 Weekend 2022. (Photo courtesy of John Parra/Getty Images)
The Confidante pool and backyard. (Photo courtesy of The Confidante)

At The Race

SipSip Calypso Rum Bar (May 5-7)
Coconut Cartel Añejo Rum will have its own bar in collaboration with SipSip Calypso Rum Bar at the food hall in The Fountains from May 5-7.

The Paddock Club and The Palms Club (May 5-7)
Cincoro Tequila has partnered with Miami International Autodrone for the second year in a row to produce two activations onsite: tastings and pairings with Petrossian Caviar at the Rockwell Group-designed Paddock Club and specialty cocktails at the Palms Club. Cincoro will also be available for purchase campus-wide through bottle service, which will include access to a limited-edition engraved Añejo bottle.

Hard Rock Beach Club (May 5-7)
Onsite club with trackside viewing, big-name performers (Jonas Brothers, Tiesto), multiple bar locations, and more. 

McLaren Race House (May 5-7)
McLaren and E11EVEN are joining forces to launch the McLaren Race House. Situated at a pinch-point on the circuit, the three-level open-air structure offers stunning dual trackside views. The experience includes a three-day pass, open bars and gourmet cuisine, premium shaded seating and a climate-controlled lounge, plus special appearances by the McLaren Racing team. Ticket purchasers will also receive an exclusive invite to the VIP block party (McLaren Uncovered) on May 6 in the heart of Miami’s Arts District, to celebrate McLaren’s 60th Anniversary.

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