Miami is a city the masses flock to for entertainment. With that comes a discussion on the impact these events have on the environment, however. One hub looking to make a major environmental cleanup is the historic Bayfront Park. In December of 2019, it was announced that Bayfront Trust Management, the city of Miami, and Florida Power & Light (FPL) would partner to give the park a "green makeover." The venue is now ready, right in time for the Super Bowl LIV and Ultra Music Festival

The initiative called for FPL to install more than 500 solar panels to harness power for all the events held at the location. It is expected to generate more power than is typically needed for the average concert. It will also double as a research hub to test a new kind of solar technology that will produce energy on both sides of the panels. They feature new LED lights that have replaced the previous canopy structure and will light up the walkway in a range of colors. 

Just last week word came in that Ultra finalized contracts for the festival's return to Bayfront Park. This came after a lengthy back-and-forth between organizers and lawmakers - as well as a lawsuit against the city by nearby residents. The four-count complaint issued by attorney Sam Dubbin on behalf of residents belonging to the Downtown Neighbors Alliance accused the city of violating its own charter, allowing an illegal nuisance, and disregarding its own bidding laws by allowing the event to take place. Ultra has been doing everything they can to appease the situation including the Mission: Home campaign.

Recommended Articles

Tetris Beat

New Tetris Game to Feature Music by Alison Wonderland, Thievery Corporation's GARZA, More

Developers have also revealed that the Apple Arcade-exclusive will feature new music each month.


Ivy Nord and EMMA/EMMY Collide on Entrancing House Tune "Bitter Sweet"

Two powerful female duos have come together for this pulsing house release.

Skyler copy

Skyler Madison Delivers Heavy-Hitting "Secret Sauce Vol.2" Bootleg Pack

Following up on her debut EP, Skyler Madison has returned with a monster pack.

Mission: Home

The new FPL Solar Amphitheater will see its first performance this Super Bowl Sunday as Kanye West and VOUS present Sunday Service. Ultra Music Festival will follow behind on March 20th-22nd, 2020. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the event website.

H/T: EDMTunes


Cheat Codes - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival Confirms 2020 Return to Bayfront Park

Next year Ultra Music Festival will return to Bayfront Park, where it has spent most of its lifespan.

Cheat Codes - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival's Bayfront Park Return Proposal Revised Ahead of July Meeting

Changes to Ultra Music Festival's 2020 Bayfront Park return proposal would significantly affect the event.

Fedde Le Grand - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival Announces 2020 Dates For Bayfront Park Return

Ultra Music Festival is wasting no time in planning their 2020 return to Bayfront Park.


Update: Ultra Miami Releases Official Statement About Today's Verdict

Ultra Miami explains the fate of the popular music festival.


Ultra Miami Might Get Kicked Out of Their Iconic Bayfront Park

We can't imagine Ultra Music Festival relocating.