Events

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami hosts some of South Florida's most eagerly-anticipated fundraisers which include:

Miracle Makers Fashion Show & Luncheon - In April, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami hosts a spectacular luncheon event to honor South Florida's most philanthropic and fashionable individuals. Local notables mix and mingle while enjoying an auction, lunch and fabulous fashion show featuring collections from some of the world's top designers.

Orange Bowl Paddle Championship - In January, one of America's premier sporting events was started in 2011 to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of  Miami. Local celebrities, paddle professionals and sports enthusiasts joined Little Brothers and Sisters in a massive first time paddle clinic on Biscayne Bay. This year's event will draw the world's top elite competitors in paddle boarding as well as hundreds of recreational amateur participants.

Lori Brener Scholarship Fund: A Celebration Bollywood Style  the Lori Brener Scholarship Fund has the sole mission of raising funds to provide BBBS mentoring program graduates with an opportunity to receive scholarships for their college education. The scholarship fund serves as a vital bridge for Littles who conclude the mentoring program and are transitioning to college.

Jazz at Joe's - Each October, when stone crab season begins, South Floridians turn out for Jazz at Joe's Stone Crab. Over 400 guests enjoy a lively brunch featuring the smooth jazz sounds of Leo Casino, exciting raffle prizes and lots of stone crabs, hash browns and key lime pie!

The BIG Open - Tennis & Golf Tournament- In December, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami hosts a golf classic event that is one of South Florida's top three golfing events. This year we've added a Tennis to the tournament.

Children's Holiday Party - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami plans and organizes the Annual Children's Holiday Party for about 500 "Bigs & Littles" served by our organization. This event has been held in venues like Miami Zoo and the Miami Science Museum. We provide entertainment for the kids and volunteers and, together with Santa and helpers, distribute gifts to our kids following their lunch. It is a wonderful day for all of them made possible through the hard work and dedication of The Women's Committee and the generosity of our friends and supporters.

2019 Ignite Miami Gala - Our annual agency gala has been the talk of South Florida for over 10 years. This is not a boring black-tie function, but a festive, interactive party featuring an auction village, dinner, dancing, live entertainment and gourmet cuisine in some of Miami's top venues. The gala is attended by Miami's corporate and philanthropic elite.