The Miami Design Preservation League’s 40th Art Deco Weekend is an annual community cultural festival held on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach every year. The festival welcomes over 150,000 people and offers more than 85 events over three days — January 13-15, 2017. Festival entry is free!
Whether you channel the Great Gatsby era, are a history buff or a classic car enthusiast, or are just looking for fun things to do with your kids, Art Deco Weekend has it all!
•Get decked out and Charleston the day away at the authentic Jazz Age Lawn Party.
•Take an Official Guided Walking Tour of the Art Deco Historic District or one of many other specialty tours ranging from Cocktails with a Twist to Miami’s Underworld.
•Come see five blocks of impeccable vintage cars on Ocean Drive.
•Bring the little ones to the Kids Club full of activities and live theater by Miami’s leading cultural and educational institutions.
And there is more!
•Enjoy live music and cocktails day and night, including jazz, swing, 50s & 60s, rock and classical under the palm trees in Lummus Park.
•Grab a front row seat at the Retro Fashion Show or Bark Deco Dog Show on the steps of the Art Deco Welcome Center.
•Shop The Promenade — featuring antique, vintage and fine art dealers.
•Attend the highly-regarded Lecture Series on a wide range of preservation and history related topics.
•Take in the awesome street fair with vendors, food, live theater and other entertainment.
All these fabulous events and more take place along Ocean Drive in South Beach. Ocean Drive is closed to traffic for three full days, giving tourists and locals the opportunity to better enjoy this world-famous street lined with historic pastel-colored, neon-lit Art Deco buildings.
Art Deco Weekend is free and open to the public. The community cultural festival is made possible through the generous support of many corporate, government and community partners. For more information on what to do during Art Deco Weekend and for more information on our partners, please visit here.
Don’t miss Art Deco Weekend — Miami Beach’s premier community cultural festival!
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