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HistoryMiami to bring back in-person CultureFest 305

HistoryMiami’s annual CultureFest 305 will be a live, in-person event once again.

After going virtual in 2020, the museum has now scheduled its special celebration of the Magic City for Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

The free event at the museum, 101 W. Flagler St., invites you to “discover all that makes Miami the diverse, vibrant, and extraordinary city we love!” according to organizers. Expect a day of music, dance, food and art, plus artist performances and demonstrations and activities for all ages.

CultureFest 305 2021 schedule


12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Willie Stewart, Rhythms In Conversation Percussion Performance

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Clarita Filgueiras & Flamenco Puro Dance Company, Flamenco Music and Dance

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Bachaco, Reggae Rock & Latin Roots


12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater, Haitian Drumming and Storytelling

1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Ukrainian Dancers of Miami, Ukrainian Folk Dance Demonstration

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Rhythms School of Dance, Indian Dance Workshop

Ongoing Demonstrators 

  • Miami Beach lifeguard tower model-making, Alcibiades Cerrud
  • Chinese calligraphy, Asian American Advisory Board & World Languages Department at Miami Dade College
  • Local food culture, Edible South Florida
  • Live digital painting demonstrations, Izia Lindsay
  • Marimba music demonstrations, Mexican folklife, and cafesito, Mi Folklor y Cafesito
  • Live painting demonstrations, Omar Corrales Mora and Futurama Art Galleries
  • Connection Bingo, Radical Partners & Global Shapers Community Miami
  • Live woodturning demonstrations, South Florida Woodturners Guild
  • Ukrainian folk traditions, Ukrainian Dancers of Miami

Ongoing Activities

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Poster Signing with Artist, Izia Lindsay

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Take-Away Craft Activities

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Food and Drink Vendors

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

According to organizers, the event rules and guidelines include:

  • Masks required indoors for all attendees age 2 and older.
  • Masks recommended outdoors for all attendees age 2 and older.
  • Masks required for all exhibitors, staff and volunteers.
  • A 6-foot distance should be maintained when possible.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event.

For more information on this event, go to the official website or Facebook page


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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine,, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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