HEAT to Host Game 5 Road Rally Outside AmericanAirlines Arena

The Miami HEAT have announced that in conjunction with the Miami Downtown Development Authority, it will stage a Miami HEAT White Hot Road Rally, hosted by T-Mobile SK4G, starting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26th when the HEAT takes on the Bulls in Chicago for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Hip-Hop artist Ludacris will perform pre-game during Thursday’s White Hot HEAT Road Rally. Game 5 will be broadcast live on MiamiMediaMesh, the 3,400 square foot LED screen—the largest of its kind in the Southeast—which is affixed to the front of AmericanAirlines Arena. In addition to the game broadcast, in partnership with Burger Beast, 19 of South Florida’s food trucks will be set up on Biscayne Boulevard. Fans are encouraged to bring folding and/or lawn chairs, but no coolers and no pets will be allowed on the property. The Road Rally is free and open to the public.

Hosted by T-Mobile SK4G, the White Hot HEAT Road Rally is the official watch party for White Hot HEAT playoff road games. In addition Ludacris’ performance, the HEAT will provide entertainment including performances by the HEAT Dancers, the Humana Golden Oldies, and the Miami HEAT Rhythm Section. HEAT mascot Burnie, and the Xtreme Team. In-Arena P.A. Announcer Michael Baiamonte, in-Arena Host Dale, and DJ Irie will also be in attendance.

Starting at noon on May 26th, Biscayne Boulevard will be closed between N.E. 6th and N.E. 8th Streets to accommodate the event. Parking in the AmericanAirlines Arena P2 parking garage will cost $5.00 per vehicle. Due to the Biscayne Blvd. street closure, HEAT fans will be able to access the P2 garage through the Port Boulevard entrance. Both the Miami Hoops Gear store inside the Arena as well as a new retail trailer stationed outside will be open for business.

While inventory is available, T-Mobile Sidekick 4G users who visit a participating T-Mobile store and show their Sidekick phone will receive two VIP tickets, providing them access to the T-Mobile VIP Lounge for the Road Rally. The T-Mobile VIP lounge will feature refreshments and comfortable seating as well as a front and center view of the event. The following are the participating T-Mobile locations:

1200 NW 87th Ave.
Doral, FL 33172 

9720 N. Kendall Dr.
Miami, FL 33176  

3401 N Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33127

6917 Red Rd.
Coral Gables, FL 33143

12603 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33181 

13855 W. Sunrise Blvd  
Sunrise, FL 33323

For more information, please visit WhiteHotHEAT.com.