Rules & Tips

Festival Rules

Pets — Be kind to your pets and leave them at home when you visit the Arts Festival. Only seeing-eye dogs and service dogs are allowed within the Festival site during Festival operating hours.

Skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, scooters, large signs and placards which may endanger or inconvenience the public attending the Festival are prohibited. Festival organizers reserve the right to decline admittance to anyone who violates the reasonable policies established for public safety or to restrict activities such as public address to designated areas.

Alcoholic beverages purchased at the event remain on-site. Festival security will ask you to dispose of any alcoholic beverages before you exit.

Beverage, Bottle and Can Policy — Please do not bring outside beverages into the Arts Festival. For safety reasons, cans and glass bottles are prohibited within the site.

Photo Policy – While cameras are permitted into the Festival, patrons are not allowed to take photos of the artists’ work at their individual booth areas. Many participating artists will have signs reminding patrons of this policy.

No unauthorized Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) are allowed to fly over the festival without having the operator registered and submit a copy of their FAA registration number, and flight path for approval at the Festival office at least one week prior to the festival.


ATM Location and Credit Cards

ATMs will be conveniently located throughout the festival.

Festival Stores

Festival Stores are provided at four convenient locations throughout the site. All Festival Stores accept major credit cards. You may also purchase the posters online through this website.

First Aid

First aid service is available within the Festival site at the Baptist Health trailer located in front of the Seminole Boat Ramp on South Bayshore Drive. Qualified attendants can assist you or refer you elsewhere as necessary. Emergency transportation service is provided on-site.


For your convenience, Frameworks of Coconut Grove is on site adjacent to all four Festival Stores with framed posters. Frameworks is located at 3196 Commodore Plaza and can be reached during non-Festival hours at 305-443-4581.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located at the Volunteer Check-In tent. To inquire about lost items after the Festival, call the Festival office at 305-447-0401.

Lost Children Inquiries

Contact the any uniformed City of Miami police officer or the nearest Festival security guard to assist you in locating lost members of your party.


Portable facilities are located throughout the Festival.