Monthly Archives: October 2013
Following their 2-2 tie with Jamaica last night, Honduras has solidified their spot in the 2014 World Cup, as well as confirmed their matchup with Brazil on November 16th at Sun Life Stadium. Last night in Kingston, Honduras was led by Carlos Costly who opened the scoring in just the 2nd minute of play. This marks only the third time in their nation’s history that Honduras has qualified for a World Cup. Honduras previously qualified for the 1982 World Cup in Spain and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
World renowned DJ Calvin Harris will headline the Life in Color Festival at Sun Life Stadium on December 27th. Life in Color, “The World’s Largest Paint Party” announced their first-ever music festival at a live performance by DJ R3HAB during the pregame show of the International Champions Cup Finals. The festival will feature multiple stages and the world’s top DJs. Additional artists that have been added to the lineup include: Chuckie Head Hunterz Excision R3HAB Steve Aoki Major Lazer Dirty Phonics David Solano Brass Knuckles More artists will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Food trucks will invade Sun Life Stadium on October 20th for the inaugural Miami Dolphins Food Truck Competition presented by Food Truck Invasion. Before the Miami Dolphins face off against the Buffalo Bills this Sunday, five local food trucks will compete and cook up their best tailgate dishes. Featured trucks include Pescados Unidos, Cheeseburger Baby, Ms. Cheezious, Los Chamos and Miami Press. Fans can sample bites and vote for their favorites from 9 am until kickoff in the Gate E parking lot.
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today that the University of Miami’s October 26th game against Wake Forest will kickoff at noon at Sun Life Stadium. The 10/11th ranked Miami Hurricanes travel to North Carolina this week to face the Tar Heels on Thursday night. The 5-0 Hurricanes are off to their best start since 2004 have achieved their first top AP Top 10 ranking since 2009. Wake Forest, who is currently 3-3 on the season, faces ACC opponent Maryland this Saturday before traveling to South Florida to take on the Hurricanes on October 26th.
A huge crowd came out to Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, October 13th to celebrate the final day of the 2013 Miami Broward One Festival. The weeklong festival culminated with a parade that wrapped around the stadium, and a concert that went late into the night. Festival goers enjoyed more than two miles of parades featuring more than 20 masquerade bands representative of countries from throughout the Caribbean and South America. Dressed in extravagant costumes, performers danced along the parade route as onlookers indulged on delicious Caribbean fare.
A week-long celebration of Caribbean culture culminates this Sunday with the final day of Miami Broward One Carnival at Sun Life Stadium featuring the Parade of Bands and Live Concert. The two-mile long parade held at Sun Life Stadium will feature more than 20 masquerade bands, competing for the Band of the Year honors, showcasing extravagant costumes. Following the parade, a concert featuring the top Soca and Chutney singers and bands will be held, including a performance by the 2013 Soca Monarch & Road March King Superblue.
Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Miami Dolphins’ first regular season football game at Sun Life Stadium, which at the time was known as Joe Robbie Stadium. It was a game in which the Dolphins defeated the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 42-0. While a 26th anniversary is often something rarely celebrated, it is interesting to look back and remember he circumstances under which the game took place. The regular season home opener at the newly built Joe Robbie Stadium was supposed to take place on September 27th, against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.