Aqua Girl® traces its beginnings to the year 1999. That year, Alison Burgos and NYC’s legendary women’s producer, Shescape, gathered a committee of like-minded women from around South Florida to produce an exciting one-night event to benefit breast cancer. The event, Sweet Charity, was an extraordinary dance event bringing together over 800 women and raising over $15,000 for two local breast cancer organizations, Cancer Link and Gilda’s Club.
In 2000, Sweet Charity grew into an entire weekend of events and Aqua Girl® was born. The goal was to create a dynamic national fundraising weekend celebrating women and the issues that affect them. Women descended on Miami from all over the world and the first year of this spectacular weekend of events was a huge success.
We can’t believe how time flies. Now in its sixteenth fabulous year, Aqua Girl® continues to attract women from all corners of the country, the Americas and around the globe. The week continues to grow with an ever-expanding variety of events that enhance its appeal and have created what is now the hottest women’s festivals in the country.
As the largest charity women’s week in the country, your participation in Aqua Girl® contributes to a very good cause. In fact, 100% of the proceeds from Aqua Girl® benefit the Aqua Foundation for Women, a not-for-profit foundation whose primary mission is to serve as the funding catalyst for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender wellness and equality in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives.
Here is the events full schedule :
May 1st, 7 PM – VIP Cocktail Reception | Fort Lauderdale Edition
May 13th, 7 PM – Chemistry: A Speed Dating Experiment
May 14th, 8 PM – Sip and Savor Wine and Cheese Reception
May 14th, 10 PM – Traffic Jam
May 15th, 12 PM – Splash Pool Party
May 15th, 7 PM – Miami Very VIP Cocktail Reception
May 15th, 10 PM – Fuego
May 16th, 11 AM – Aqualicious Pool Party
May 16th, 10 PM – Temptation
May 17th, 12 PM – Aqua Tea Dance and Pool Party
May 17th, 7 PM – Karaoke
May 17th, 11 PM – Afterglow
Stay tuned at Miami City Social for more information.