Spend the weekend in the heart of Coral Gables looking at more than 200 artists of fine art and crafts during the Coral Gables Festival of the Arts on Jan. 28 and 29, from 10 am-6 pm with free admission if you register here.
Local artists will sell and display all types of art including paintings, sculptures and multi-media pieces. There will be food for sale from various gourmet food vendors. There will also be cooking demonstrations and live music.
Within the festival, there are other events that may require purchasing a ticket:
- The Miami Food Festival with more than 50 different types of food, and craft beer and fine wine and spirits sampling or sales. Options: $59 unlimited food, beer, wine and spirits sampling; buy by the plate (most plates from $5 to $12); $39 unlimited food and two drink tickets for non-alcoholic beverage. 2-10 pm. Click here for tickets.
- Kidz Fest features more than 30 activities for kids. $25 for unlimited all day pass; $10 for certain single activities. 10 am-6 pm. Click here for tickets.
- Theater of the Absurdities presented by Circle X. Enjoy a performance filled with whimsical characters, circus performers and magicians, good for all ages. Register (for free) to receive an email notification on Jan. 14 that tickets are on sale. You then have 24 hours or until Jan. 15 at midnight to purchase tickets on a first come, first served basis. $25 adults; $10 children ages 3-10; free under 3 years old. Two shows only: 3:30 pm and 5 pm on Jan. 28. Click here to start that process.
The festival is at 255 Alhambra Circle (Alhambra between Ponce de Leon Blvd. and LeJeune Rd.) in Coral Gables, FL 33134.