Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is the nation’s top outdoor fine arts festivals. The three-day festival showcases the works of over 360 of the finest artists and craftsmen in the world. A signature event of the South Florida cultural calendar, the Arts Festival is a true “Celebration of the Arts” offering visitors the opportunity to meet with exhibiting artists, sample fine cuisine, enjoy live entertainment and take in the tropical waterfront views of Coconut Grove.
President’s Day Weekend – February 16,17,18 2013.
Nearly one mile of arts, food and fun, the Festival is held annually in the streets of Coconut Grove, Florida – a charming village within the city of Miami. The Festival is located just south of downtown Miami, adjacent to beautiful Biscayne Bay. It runs along the streets of McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive.
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m.
General admission is $10 per person per day.
Children 12 and under, Metrorail Golden Passport and Patriot Passport holders.
Residents of Coconut Grove in the 33133 zip code is $5 per person per day (proof of residency required).
How is the Festival Funded?
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is produced by the Coconut Grove Arts & Festival Historical Association, Inc., a non-profit organization that receives no commission from the sale of artwork. A portion of the proceeds from Festival admissions benefits the Coconut Grove Arts and Historical Association, which funds year-round arts programs benefitting a scholarship fund that creates opportunities for Miami-Dade County’s talented students to continue their art education. The Association also maintains the Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery I and II, and presents special exhibitions throughout the year. Since its inception in 1963, the Association has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to students who attend fine arts programs.