Stories written by Sylvia Flores

New and Improved Soccer Field at Senator Gwen Margolis Park

The City leaders of Sunny Isles Beach have always believed that community parks are the foundation for a socially healthy city and are the basis to building a world class city. With that in mind, the City approved a plan to replace the soccer field at Senator Gwen Margolis Park with artificial turf. The benefits […]

New Shuttle Buses — New Look

New Shuttle Buses — New Look

The City of Sunny Isles Beach has provided complimentary Shuttle bus service to residents and visitors since 1999. With the help of funds from the United States Department of Transportation, American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA), new buses with a fresh look will soon begin serving the Community Shuttle routes. Using ARRAfunds, Sunny Isles Beach […]

SIB Summer Camp registration opens April 13

SIB Summer Camp registration opens April 13

Summer Camp information for the City of Sunny Isles Beach is now available. With plenty of options, including general day camps, specialty camps, and sports camps, parents and kids alike, will be sure to find the right fit to fill those summer days. Registration will be open at Pelican Community Park (18115 North Bay Road) […]

Enjoy a Taste of SIB with music, food and fun for everyone

Enjoy a Taste of SIB with music, food and fun for everyone

The City of Sunny Isles Beach presents the Taste of Sunny Isles Beach, a free community event; open to visitors and residents alike, from 6pm – 9pm on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Heritage Park (19200 Collins Avenue). Guests can purchase delicious samples of food from a variety of local restaurants, while enjoying live musical […]

Famed and up & coming artists showcase their Talent at the Arts & Crafts Fair at Heritage Park in SIB

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The City of Sunny Isles Beach is pleased to announce the return of the Arts and Crafts Fair for two days on Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 from 10am – 4pm at Heritage Park (19200 Collins Avenue). Shop for holiday gifts as your children enjoy kid-sized activities compliments of the City. Come visit […]

Booogie by the Beach a Roaring Success!

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Although Tropical Storm Sandy pounced through South Florida and forced the City to reschedule Booogie by the Beach to Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 27th and 28th, instead of Friday, Oct. 26th), the Annual Halloween event still welcomed over 3,000 guests during the weekend. Residents and guests came out in their best costumes and ready for […]

Election Direction

On November 6, Sunny Isles Beach residents will go to the polls to vote for a City Commissioner representing the southern residential area – seat 3. Incumbent City Commissioner George “Bud” Scholl, seeking his second four-year term, is being opposed by Harvey Busch, Chair of the City Advisory Committee. Since attorney Jennifer Levin was the […]

5th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest will feature headliner David Benoit

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The City of Sunny Isles Beach is excited to announce the line-up for the 5th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest three-day festival. Grammy nominated David Benoit headlines the main event on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm at Heritage Park (19200 Collins Avenue). Following tradition, the weekend will be filled with a variety […]

City offering many upcoming events

Employees practice paddling skills to prepare for their participation in the Annual Dragon Boat Race at Haulover Park on September 29th.

The City of Sunny Isles Beach is pleased to offer several upcoming events, for a variety of tastes and interests. First, we will be hosting a Back to School Picnic, on Saturday, August 11th, from 4- 8pm, at Town Center Park (17200 Collins Avenue). This event will provide an opportunity for the community to get […]

City of Sunny Isles Beach 2012 Summer Camp Registration, Open Now

Sylvia Flores Assistant Director, Department of
Cultural and Community Services

There is still time to register for this year’s Summer fun. Take advantage of the opportunity to register before all weeks are filled. This includes a part-time toddler camp, full-time general day camps, full-time specialty camps, and full-time sports camps. The City of Sunny Isles Beach offers an array of camp opportunities for the summer […]

City of Sunny Isles Beach celebrates 15 years of being a ‘World Class City’

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In June of 1997, a group of community activists realized a dream with the incorporation of the City of Sunny Isles Beach. Fifteen years later, residents celebrate this “World Class City” with a week of events for the community. The festivities begin on Sunday, June 10th, with the kick-off event, the International Olympics, at Pelican […]

Four Seasons Cultural Series hosts FIU Studio Jazz Big Band on March 21, 2012

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The City of Sunny Isles Beach, Cultural and Human Services Department is excited to announce the next installment of our Four Seasons Cultural Series, with the Florida International University Studio Jazz Big Band on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The group, led by Director Jim Hacker, will perform pieces chosen to appeal to all music lovers. […]

Sunny Isles Beach Arts & Crafts Festival

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The City is hosting our first ever Arts & Crafts Festival this month. We are filling Heritage Park with various vendors, including paintings, jewelry, custom-made baby clothes and accessories, and much more. You can spend the day perusing through various booths, enjoying the local and surrounding talent that Sunny Isles Beach has to offer. Activities […]

Snowy Celebration with Park Lighting Ceremony

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By Sylvia Flores…. On Saturday, December 3, 2011, join us for the City’s Annual Winter Fest, scheduled to take place at Samson Oceanfront Park, from 5pm – 8pm. The evening will start off by the City Commission flipping the switch for our Annual Park Lighting Ceremony, to illuminate more than 70,000 lights throughout the park, […]