The Annual Art Deco Weekend celebrated every January in South Beach, is one huge street party and definitely the place to be
if you happen to be in town this weekend as everything will be happening all along Ocean Drive.
Come for the arts and crafts, the food, the retro fashion shows, the jazz, the
classic cars, the outdoor film series, the adorable dog show... or simply to people watch, it's great fun and rapidly becoming one of the most anticipated events in the South Beach entertainment calendar.
The Art Deco Weekend is presented by the Miami Design Preservation League, and is a tribute to the Art Deco era involving a series of top notch events over this three-day weekend.
These are some of the highlights at this 47th edition of Art Deco Weekend. This year's theme is TBA.
All events for 2024 unless indicated, are FREE and open to the public:
So stop by and join in the fun, there will be lots happening over the weekend!
Take a peek here:
The Classic Car Show
Classic Cars have been a staple of the Art Deco District landscape, and this weekend, for all lovers of vintage vehicles,
there will be a great collection of automobiles, trucks and motorcycles of all makes and models from the early 1900s up to 1991.
The show is sponsored by
the Antique Automobiles Club of America as in prior years.
When? Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where? Ocean Drive between 5th and 10th Streets
How Much? Free!
Bark Deco Dog Walk
The Arf Troupe is back, our adorable four-legged friends in their funky costumes will be parading around Ocean Drive during Art Deco Weekend.
(Attention Dog Owners: you are encouraged to participate and
bring your pooches, all dressed up of course!)
When? Sunday at 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Where? Meet up by the Gabriel Hotel at 640 Ocean Drive
How Much? Free! Register to participate
Art Deco Weekend Kids Zone - TBA
Bring the kids to participate in bounce house, obstacle course, and other activities. Lots of activities and entertainment provided by numerous non-profits.
Where? Lummus Park between 8th and 9th
How Much? Suggested Donation $5 to support the historic Fienberg-Fisher K-8 in the Art Deco District.
The Tents: Food, Live Music, Arts and Crafts, Antiques...
Throughout the weekend all along Ocean Drive from 5th through 15th Streets there will be the tents set up with the many
options for arts and crafts, antiques, etc. come and browse:
Friday from noon to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
And chefs and restaurants on Ocean Drive will also have their booths offering their mouth-watering dishes available on the go for
Live street entertainment and Live Music events are organized throughout with a heavy line-up of retro inspired bands. And don't forget to checkout the
exhibits and lectures at the Art Deco Welcome Center.
Jazz Age Lawn Party At Art Deco
It's the Prohibition Era in all its glory... Sip a cocktail under the palms... Enjoy live jazz and dancing under the stars... The Jazz Age Stage is set and ready at Lummus Park and 12th!
When?Friday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Opening Soirée with The Cab Calloway Orchestra
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Julio Montalvo's Fabulous Dixie Kings, The Cab Calloway Orchestra
Sunday - 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm - FIU Art Deco Combo, The LeNard Rutledge Jazz Ensemble, Anibal Berraute's Milonga Under the Stars
The Miami Design Preservation League offers tours which are one of the best ways to get acquainted with the Art Deco District itself,
its history and the many styles and trends prevalent throughout.
During the Art Deco Weekend, there are additional specialty tours
offered uniquely during this weekend, with a variety of themes to choose from depending on your interests:
Deco Nights and Neon Lights Tour
South Beach Scandals Tour
Jewish Miami Beach Tour
Ocean Drive Architectural Tour
Collins Park Tour
Flamingo Park Tour
Spanish Art Deco Tour
Legends of Lincoln Road Tour
Hotel Names, Bas Reliefs and Terrazzo Floors - Art Deco Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight
Walking Tours start at $30 per person ($25 seniors) Children 12 and under FREE.
They are conducted by fantastic volunteers, certainly well qualified and very passionate about the District and the movement.