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Viernes Culturales in Little Havana: Music, art and free walking tour

Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) is a South Florida tradition. This free arts and music festival typically takes place on the third Friday of each month on Calle Ocho (Southwest Eighth Street), in the heart of Little Havana, between 13th and 22nd avenues. The next one is on Friday, June 21, 2024.

(Photo/Viernes Culturales)

Every month, enjoy music in Domino Plaza, as well as works by local artists and artisans. There's even a free Little Havana Walking Tour with Miami historian Dr. Paul George at 7 p.m. You can sign up for the tour here.

Visit the Futurama Galleries to see works by over 20 artists on display and listen to live music from 6-9 p.m. and enjoy beer and cocktail samplings.

There are also plenty of other spots along Eighth St. for live music and dancing including…

  • Ball & Chain Restaurant & Lounge, 1513 SW 8 St.
  • Cafe La Trova, 971 SW 8 St.
  • Cubata Tapas y Vinos, 1605 SW 8 St.
  • Cubaocho Museum, 1465 SW 8 St.
  • Casa Tiki, 1728 SW 8 St. hosting free salsa lessons at 9 p.m.

For more information, call-305-505-1616, or email

Map: Viernes Culturales

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Josie Gulliksen

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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 and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at

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