Irie Weekend continues to get bigger and better year after year, but the true success story revolves around the accomplishments of the Irie Foundation in large part made possible by Irie Weekend. The Foundation continues to positively impact the lives of hundreds of kids from South Florida all the way to South Africa. They have overwhelmingly successful programs like Cultural Passport, #InspIRIE DJ Academy, Mentorship, Pen-Pals, Impact Scholarships & the Irie Foundation Allapattah Music and Literacy Center… all of which are helping at-risk youth meet and overcome the challenges they face every day. Everyone is encouraged to visit iriefoundation.org to learn more about the Irie Foundation and how your support of the 12th Annual Irie Weekend helps make it all possible.
The organizers are thrilled to have chosen the luxurious Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach as their host hotel this year. And as they are known to do, they’ll be transforming the place into the Irie Weekend Hotel, which will serve as the backdrop for two of their biggest events, as well as home to a sweet tech lovers lounge powered by Samsung Mobile. You can also get a “bee’s” eye view of the festivities by visiting the Jack Daniel’s Lounge on the mezzanine overlooking the main stage and pool. Enjoy signature Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey cocktails along with an array of mixed drinks from the Jack Daniel’s family. Being the epicenter of all things Irie Weekend, you never know who you might see strolling around, as their official airline partner JetBlue will be flying in their celebrity participants and VIP guests from all over the country. Upon arrival to South Florida, guests will get a taste of the #STDLife as they are greeted by and transported in brand new Toyota vehicles courtesy of their friends at South Dade Toyota. Here is the official 12th Annual Irie Weekend schedule of events.