For fans of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, there’s good news: The internationally acclaimed fine arts exhibition is set to return next year!
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“We’re excited about 2022 and expect that pent-up demand for the festival will bring our longtime and respected guests back out in droves to celebrate our return,” said the festival’s president, Monty Trainer, in a news release.
The outdoor festival, which began in 1963, features classic to unconventional, contemporary to eccentric, festival artists exhibit in mixed media: painting, photography, digital art, printmaking/drawing, watercolor, claywork, glass, fiber, jewelry/metalwork, sculpture and wood. There’s also a category for new and emerging artists and a “Family Zone” with arts-focused activities for kids of all ages.
Admission is $15 per person per day, but discounts are available if you purchase your tickets online. More details will be added about discounts as we get closer to the date. Entry is free for children age 12 and younger, Metrorail Golden Passport and Patriot Passport holders. Coconut Grove residents (in the 33133 ZIP code) may purchase $10 tickets, but proof of residency is required.
For more information, visit the festival’s official website or Facebook page.
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In addition to the sale of art, there also will be live bands, food and fun along nearly one mile of near the shore. Check out the schedule of events. The festival runs along the streets of Coconut Grove: McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive. Click here to see a Festival map. The Coconut Grove Arts Festival takes place Feb. 15, 16 and 17 from 10 am-6 pm. Gates close at 5 pm on Feb. 17. Admission is $15 per person per day, but there are discounts: Children 12 and under are free. Metrorail Golden Passport and Patriot Passport holders also are free. One-day pass for Coconut Grove residents is $7 online and $10 at the gate. All residents must show ID at the gate with the 33133 zip code. Students age 13 to 22 from anywhere can get tickets for $5 each through Culture Shock Miami. Each student can buy two tickets and let someone of any age use the second ticket. Group rates also are available. For groups of 25 people or more, tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate by calling the toll free number 1-877-7CG-ARTS (1-877-724-2787). Discount tickets can be purchased online through Feb. 14. These tickets are $12 for Saturday and Sunday and $10 for Monday. Groupon is offering a deal for one-day admission and a vintage poster for $19, a discount of 52%. To purchase regular tickets, visit the online box office, or purchase tickets at any of four ticket booths located throughout the Festival’s perimeter at McFarland Road, Mary Street, SW 27th Avenue and/or South Bayshore Drive. For more information call (305) 447-0401 or visit the Frequently Asked Questions page here.