Over 380 artists plan to exhibit during the 56th Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, February 16th-18th. Their unique creations will be displayed across 15 mediums along Bayfront. The festival's expert panel hand picked vendors representing 14 categories' mixed media, painting, digital art, printmaking and drawing, water color, claywork, glass, fiber, jewelry and metalwork, sculpture, wood and new & emerging artist.
Returning fan favorites are Adrienne Gaskell, known for her metal work and unique jewelry making. Adam Egrnolf who is skilled at molding stunning clay pots, Amy Flynn the designer of FoBots and paint artist, Linda Apriletti.
There are plenty of activities and events for kids hosted by the Coconut Grove Ballet, Miami Marlins, MID East Performing Arts Academy and Gymboree.
Celebrity chefs and community mentors will also be onsite. They are scheduled throughout the weekend to pass on their words of wisdom and culinary expertise to attendees. A few of many award-winning guest include, Chef Cindy Hutson, Chef Ralf Pagano of Naked Taco, Miami Dolphins go-to-Chef Javier Rosa and Dwayne Wades private Chef, Richard Ingraham.
Musical artist preforming are Pleasure P, Amara La Negra, Cris Cab and Havoc 305.
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. each day of the festival. On Saturday and Sunday gates close at 6:00 p.m. On Monday gates close at 5:00 p.m.
Admission purchased onsite is $15 per person. Residents of Coconut Grove in the 33133-zip code pay $5.00. Children 12 and under, Metrorail Golden Passport and Patriot Passport holders receive free entrance.
The event address is: 3390 Mary Street. Miami, Fl 33133