The breakdown of killer house, trance and techno shenanigans that is Winter Music Conference is daunting.
There’s a bajillion events and a massive lineup of DJs. But have no fear — we broke it down for you with the five best WMC parties you will most definitely regret missing. And yes, one of them is on a yacht.
Prepare to be surrounded by beautiful, fun-loving, seemingly inexhaustible fellow partygoers.
Electric Beach Festival
Hit the beach at this neon playground with rides, inflatables, and music from Dvbbs, Sick Individuals, My Digital Enemy, Miss Nine, and a hell of a lot more.
Sat Mar 22 Noon-5a. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, South Beach (305-400-0356 ). $75, free with WMC badge here.
Kings of House 2014 Pool Party
Kick back to the ‘90s with house classics by DJs Louie Vega, David Morales, and Tony Humphries — don’t forget the frosted tips for the full effect.
Mon Mar 24 Noon-10p. The National Hotel, 1677 Collins Ave., South Beach (646-373-9836). $30, $20 with WMC badge, here.
Miami Massive 2014
In its sixth year, this nonstop party of DJs will have you fist-pumping in your sleep. Think Tocadisco, Yves V, The Cube Guys, Euphonik, Mustique, DJ Rebel and other top acts.
Tue Mar 25 Noon-5a. Nikki Beach, One Ocean Drive, South Beach (305-538-111). $50 here.
Nervous Rooftop Pool Party
Get one of the best views of the city skyline from this recently renovated club, with a great line up including Oscar G, Cocodrills, Stryke, and Yolanda Be Cool.
Fri Mar 28 Noon-5a. Club 50 at The Viceroy Hotel, 485 Brickell Ave., Downtown Miami (305-400-0356). $40 here.
Paul Van Dyk Sunset Yacht
The only thing better than pyrotechnic laser shows? A classic sunset. Hit the deck at dusk, cruising through Miami's waters on a yacht with PVD and hundreds of beautiful people.
March 29 7p-midnight. The Musette, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown (305-791-0985). $99 here.