Twist Gay Bar & Nightclub in Miami Beach, FL

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TWIST is the world famous famous South Beach gay club, known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed with hot tourists and locals alike. TWIST is actually seven bars in one with each bar having its own unique atmosphere and décor. You can literally "bar hop" without ever leaving this two story club. Its motto is its mantra - Never a Cover - Always a Groove. Its reputation as a "must do" when in Miami is well deserved.

TWIST is located in the popular Washington Avenue nightlife district in the heart of South Beach (which is the southern portion of the city of Miami Beach).  The club is within easy walking distance of major hotels and just a short cab ride away from Gaythering, the beach's only LGBT hotel. Shopping and restaurants are also nearby and the bar sits in the middle of the city's "National Art Deco Historical District." Miami Beach is very gay friendly and the South Beach portion of the city is home to a large gay population.  

Twist Gay Bar & Nightclub Accolades

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Great Dance Bar
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Strong Drinks
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Great Happy Hour
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Great Place to Meet Single Guys
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Creative Theme Parties & Events
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Sexy GoGo Boys
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Great Location
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Hip, Cool & friendly
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Twist South Beach's 25th Anniversary Party
Twist on Miami Beach hosted their 25th Anniversary Party with appearances from Adora & Pussila and DJ Sushiman spinning sick beats all night long.
 
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and for always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
 
Twist's March Flamboyance Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music and sexy staff. They hosted the Flamboyance Friday Party featuring beats by DJ Power Infiniti.
 
Twist Friday Nights on Miami Beach
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They featured DJ/Producer Carlos G. and they live by their motto: "Never a Cover - Always a Groove."
Employee Turnabout at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach hosted their Annual Employee Turnabout featuring staff members all dolled up and an appearance by the legendary TP Lords.
 
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and for always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
 
Twist South Beach's 24th Anniversary Party
Twist on Miami Beach recently held their 24th Anniversary Party with shows by TP Lords and DJ Sushiman spinning sick beats all night long.
 
Twist Friday Nights on Miami Beach
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto: "Never a Cover - Always a Groove."
 
Alan Cumming Stops By Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed.  Actor Alan Cumming dropped by after his show at The Arsht Center.
 
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and for always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
 
Twist's Holiday Spectacular
Twist on Miami Beach hosted a Holiday Spectacular with fabulous shows from T.P. Lords, Kahal Mendoza, Sophia De Los Globos, and Nelly Norell as well as DJ Sushiman spinning until dawn.
 
Twist Saturdays
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and for always being packed. They live by their motto: Never a Cover. Always a Groove.
 
Employee Turnabout at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach recently hosted their Annual Employee Turnabout featuring staff members all dolled up.
 
Twist Friday Nights in Miami Beach
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto: "Never a Cover - Always a Groove."
 
Twist Welcomes DJ Mark DeMarko
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and packed dancefloor. They recently welcomed house legend DJ Mark DeMarko to their Friday Night Party.
 
Twist South Beach's 23rd Anniversary Party
Twist on Miami Beach recently held their 23rd Anniversary Party with DJ Sushiman spinning sick beats all night long.
 
Twist's Madonna Concert After Party
Twist recently hosted hosted an after party for Madonna's 'Rebel Heart Tour' at the AAA Center in Miami. Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. 


Twist's Christmas Jubilee of Drag
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They hosted Christmas Jubilee of Drag with entertainment ranging from Nelly Norell, Josefina De Los Globos to Athena Dion.
Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.

Twist's Friday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Singer Ivy Levan at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach hosted singer Ivy Levan who did a Meet & Greet with some of her fans.
Twist's New Year Eve Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and their New Years Eve Party featured DJ Alex Infinity.
Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Employee Turnabout at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach recently hosted their annual Employee Turnabout that featured all the staff putting on a show for all the guests.
Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Saturday Night
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Independence Weekend
Twist on Miami Beach hosted a Pre-Independence Day Party with parties in each room.
Twist's 21st Anniversary
Twist on Miami Beach recently held their 21st Anniversary Party with special performances by TP Lords and Josefina Las Globos while DJ Alex Infiniti had everyone dancing until dawn.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Miami Beach Pride Fundraiser at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They recently hosted a Miami Beach Pride fundraiser with hostess Pussilla.
Miami Beach Pride Fundraiser at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach hosted a Miami Beach Pride Fundraiser that was hosted by Marco Perez and featured shows from various Pride performers.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist Welcomes Wendy Ho
Twist on Miami Beach Welcomed Singer Comedianne Wendy Ho to their Fresh Wednesdays with TP Lords.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
New Year's Eve at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They threw a New Year's Eve Party with DJ Sushiman spinning until dawn.
Twist's Saturday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
The Nightmare Before Christmas Party at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, late hours, and always being packed. They recently threw a Nightmare Before Christmas Party with decorations and their staff dressed as evil creations.
Twist's Halloween Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They threw a fun packed Halloween Party with DJ Power Infiniti, DJ Adora, and costume contest with Judge Tiffany.
Twist's Friday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, always being packed, and the late night hot spot. DJ Scott Mann kept the place jumping all night in the Main room and crowd maintenance was used in the Video Bar.
2013 Twist Turnabout
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They recently hosted their 2013 Employee Turnabout bringing out their creativity and costumes.
Double Trouble Thursdays at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. Double Trouble Thursdays features 2-4-1 drinks, DJ Mika in Main Room and DJ Adora in The Latin Room.
Twist's Fresh Wednesday Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. Their Fresh Wednesdays are always fun with show hostess TP Lords and DJ AJ Reddy spinning all night long.
Joel Stedman's Birthday Party at Twist
The Owner of Twist on Miami Beach Joel Stedman, had a birthday and held a party with lots of friends. As part of the celebration he flew in Australian Idol's Courtney Act who performed and sung Happy Birthday to him!
Twist's Owner Joel Stedman's Birthday Party
The Owner of Twist on Miami Beach recently hosted a 50th Birthday Party on a boat that went around Biscayne Bay. On board were many close friends as well as new friend, Australian Idol's Courtney Act!
Flashback Tuesdays at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. Flashback Tuesdays features new videos in their lounge, DJ Sushiman in the main room, and DJ Adora in the Latin room.
Twist's Friday Night Party
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. With four bars and a Go Go Dance Cabana, you are bound to find a place to groove in!
Twist Turns 20
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove. They just held their 20th Anniversary Party and everyone had a blast.
Lady Bunny at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They recently hosted singer, actress, comedienne, and Drag Icon Lady Bunny.
2013 Miami Beach Gay Pride After Party at Twist
The 2013 Miami Beach Pride held their after party at Twist on Miami Beach, FL. The night included a BBQ, drinks, and lots of hot boys and girls coming off of the beach.
Fridays at Twist
Twist on Miami Beach is known throughout the world for its great music, friendly staff, and always being packed. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.
Twist
Twist is one of the premier Gay nightclubs on Miami Beach, known for it's after hours parties and theme nights. They live by their motto--Never a Cover - Always a Groove.

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