38th Annual Art Deco Weekend Celebrates Miami Beach 100 Year Anniversary 1/16/15-1/18/15

38th Annual Art Deco Weekend Celebrates Miami Beach 100 Year Anniversary
artdecoweekend Friday, January 16, Noon – 11PM
Saturday, January 17, 10AM – 11PM
Sunday, January 18, 10AM – 8PM
Ocean Drive & Lummus Park
between 5th & 13th Streets
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Art Deco Weekend 2015 celebrates 100 years of history, architecture and people! Join us January 16th – 18th as we take a step back in time and remember the last 100 years of Miami Beach.

Every year during Art Deco Weekend, Miami Design Preservation League closes Ocean Drive to traffic. Over 140 vendors line Lummus Park and Ocean Drive displaying vintage and handmade paintings, photography, jewelry, sculptures, posters and more. Ocean Drive fills with street entertainment, classic cars and people. However, the main attraction is the Art Deco buildings sitting on the most famous street in South Florida!

A lively and entertaining menu of family friendly entertainment takes over Ocean Drive during Art Deco Weekend. Come see stilt walkers, magicians, dancers, strolling characters and more! The Art Deco Weekend lectures are held in the Art Deco Museum at 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl 33139.

The Promenade is our cultural hub at Art Deco Weekend. Attendees will be able to dance to music from the 1920s, 30s & 40s as jazz musicians & big bands take the stage. Attendees will be able to see furniture and home accessories made in Art Deco decades. Models will take the stage and showcase clothing and accessories made or inspired by the Art Deco era. Finally, the ADW Film Series will feature films made in Miami Beach as we celebrate the “100 Years of Miami Beach!”

Art Deco Weekend invites you to be a part of the first annual Deco Dance-A-Thon, Saturday, January 17, 3–6 p.m., sponsored by Art Deco Napier. Cost to enter is $30 for Individuals and $50 per Couple. Prizes go to the best dancer, best costume and more!

Art Deco Weekend is happy to present the 5th Annual Art Deco Weekend Fashion Show. The Miami Design Preservation League has partnered with Tatyana Clothing, Iris Chase Designs, Beauty Touches Group, and Beauty Schools of America to bring you an exciting hour of Art Deco Fashion and Music.

Art Deco Weekend is an official venue for Swingsomnia and Vintage Swing Celebration attendees! Swing dance and music enthusiasts from across the country will come together to spotlight the Swing Era and accentuate community instead of the difference that set people apart. Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes and the Shiny Shoes Band will take the stage as nearly 200 dancers hit the floor for a fun night of music and dance! Friday, January 16, 2015 8pm – 11pm at the Promenade, 12th and Ocean (on the sand).

The Playground is a special area of Art Deco Weekend for kids and families. The Playground is open to the public on Saturday (1/17) and Sunday (1/18) from NOON – 5PM. The Playground is located in Lummus Park by 13th street and features live performances just for kids along with kids activities and vendors. On Sunday, we will kick off the day at the Playground with an event for dogs, so bring the whole family to Art Deco Weekend and visit the Playground! On Sunday, at the Playground, all the participating dogs will receive a doggie bag at our Arf Deco doggie meet-up. Awards will be given out at the Playground Stage for MOST DECO DOG and to the DOG & OWNER who look the most alike along with a handful of other fun awards.

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