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 and this year is back in-person after last year's online event.
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.
The festival will celebrate its 45th year in 2022 with the theme: Art Deco Celebrates the Radio.
These are some of the highlights at the Art Deco Weekend. This year's theme "Art Deco Celebrates The Radio".
All events for 2022 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 Show
The Arf Troupe is back, our adorable four-legged friends in their funky costumes will be parading around the steps of the MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center.
(Attention Dog Owners: you are encouraged to participate and
bring your pooches, all dressed up of course!)
Furry friends will compete in the following categories (you may enter your pooch in no more than 3): Miami Dog's Got Talent, MDPL – Miami "Dog" Preservation League Award: Which dog best exemplifies Bark Deco, Waggiest Tail Dog, Best Look-A-Like, Best Rescue, Best Brace (pair of dogs), Most Original Costume, Most "So Miami", Most Adorable (this is a hard one to call), and the ultimate Blue Buffalo Best in Show - The People's Choice.
When? Sunday at 1:00 pm
Where? On the steps of the MDPL Art Deco Welcome Center on Ocean Drive (10th and Ocean Dr.)
How Much? Free!
Art Deco Weekend Kids Zone
Bring the kids to participate in bounce house, obstacle course, and other activities. Lots of activities and entertainment provided by numerous non-profits.
When? Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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.
Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday 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...