Miami Beach Bruthaz 2016 (MBB) in Miami Beach, FL

Author: 
Halle Munroe
Curator: 
Troy Maillis

About Miami Beach Bruthaz

Miami Beach Bruthaz was founded in July 2006 as an annual summer lifestyle event for Gay and Lesbian men and women from around the world. Through a series of social, knowledge-filled and personalized activities, this event promotes unity, camaraderie and a sense of belonging among its attendees. The event is focused around a central theme: Knowledge, Culture & Fashion. 

Every year Miami Beach Bruthaz features an upscale White Party with a celebrity guest, a serious hip hop party, a rooftop pool party and a men's fashion show. The Saturday night party features the sounds of Brazil and a Sunday brunch party at the Palace on Ocean Drive is surely not to be missed. Miami Beach Bruthaz is always a weekend full of surprises.

That's what it's all about on Miami Beach from Thursday, July 14 to Monday, July 18, 2016. Don't miss the South Beach Experience with your Bruthaz at MBB. They've got the upscale white party, a serious hip hop party, a rooftop pool party, MBB Meets Brazil and more! 
 
2016 Miami Beach Bruthaz Swimwear Fashion Show
The 2016 Miami Beach Bruthaz Swimwear Fashion Show was held at Dorchester Hotel on Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. They showed collections from Andrew Christian, Cocksox, Tribe and BWet.
 
2015 Miami Beach Bruthaz White Masquerade Party
The 2015 Miami Beach Bruthaz White Masquerade Party was held at Score Nightclub on Miami Beach. The night featured masks and cocktails with a special performance by Real Housewives of Atlanta star Demetria McKinney performing for the boys.
2015 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Pool Party
The 2015 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Rooftop Pool Party was held at The Congress Hotel on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach. There were games all day long with Hostess Missy Meyakie LaPaige and a Resortware Fashion show with Mochachino and Andrew Christian collections.
2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz White Masquerade Party
The 2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz White Masquerade Party was held at The Congress Hotel on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach.
2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz Swimwear Fashion Show
The 2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz Swimwear Fashion Show was held at The Congress Hotel on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach. They showed collections from Joe Snyder, Male Basics, and Tastee Treasures.
2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Pool Party
The 2014 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Rooftop Pool Party was held at The Congress Hotel on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach.
2013 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Pool Party at Congress Hotel
The 2013 Miami Beach Bruthaz Wet Rooftop Pool Party was held at The Congress Hotel on Ocean Drive on Miami Beach. The party featured gigantic cocktails, pool games, and an Andrew Christian fashion show.

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(Photo: Esteros - Glow Screening on Thursday, September 15 at 7 pm at Classic Gateway Theater)

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The 2016 SMART Ride Benefiting Broward House

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