Samba the weekend away during SushiSamba’s Brazilian Independence Day celebration Sept. 6 and 7 at 9 p.m. at the restaurant’s Miami Beach and Coral Gables locations.

Costumed dancers shake things up performing the country’s traditional samba dance and the 400-year-old traditional capoeira dance that incorporates martial arts moves to the sounds of a live band.

SUSHISAMBA caipirinha 2The lively music and dance lends itself to sipping a refreshing caipirinha Brazil’s most popular drink made with Cachaca, sugar and fresh squeezed lime juice which during this weekend special event is available for $6.

Have to enjoy some traditional food along with the cocktail and top choices include short rib pasteis yellow corn seviche with queso fresco, black bean acaraje avocado crema and pickled onion and local fish steamed in a banana leaf with grilled tiger shrimp and mango chutney.

Click here for Coral Gables location and here for Miami Beach.