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This Week: Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival



Saturday, November 13, 2021

12pm-7pm Arcola Lakes Library

8240 NW 7th Ave

Miami, FL 33150


This event is FREE to attend!



The Uptown Avenue 7 Arts and Culture Festival is coming up fast, and you won’t want to miss all the fun!


What is the Uptown Avenue 7 Arts and Culture Festival?

In partnership with Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime, the Uptown NW 7th Avenue CRA and MUCE presents the Uptown Avenue 7 Arts and Culture Festival bringing together local residents and businesses to showcase this premier cultural destination as the place to live, work, shop, and play. As part of Florida’s Community Redevelopment Act of 1969, Uptown Avenue 7 and the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners aim to revitalize low-income areas by improving the physical environment and breathing new life into the community. The Uptown Avenue 7 Arts and Culture Festival is a big part of that revitalization. You won’t find a more diverse culture anywhere.

The festival offers something for everyone featuring art, live music, crafts, and fun for the kids!


Events

The festival is jam-packed with fun things to do and see. Some of the events you won’t want to miss are:


Featured Speakers

  • Commissioner Jean Monestime (Miami Dade County).

  • Kevin Greiner (MUCE 305/Uptown Avenue 7 Producer)

  • Jill Tracy (MUCE 305/Uptown Avenue 7 Producer/Hot 105 Host)

  • Paul Lefrak (Miami Dade County Library).

Musical Guests

  • Carl Thomas (R&B) IG: @Carlthomasnow.

  • Harmonik (Haitian Konpa Band) IG: @Harmonikhmk.

  • Hip Hop Kidz (Hip Hop Dance) IG: @HipHopKidz.

  • Ev & Friends (Latin Fusion) IG: @evtheevirgo.

  • We Dem Zoes (Hip Hop) IG: @Wedemzoes.

  • David Lyn (Reggae) IG: @IamDavidLyn.

  • Arts Prevail Project (Spoken Word).

Multi-Cultural Food Vendors from the Caribbean and South Florida

  • Taco Negro @EatTacoNegro.

  • Mr. Frosty 305 @mr.frosty305.

  • Stix On Wheelz @stixonwheelz.

  • JKT's Wings & Burgers.

  • Fruity Dressed Conch: @fruitydressedconch.

  • We Pate Different: @WePateDifferent.

  • And more!

Just for the Kids

The festival includes a kid zone with a lot of fun activities just for the kids.

The kid zone schedule is as follows:

  • 12-6 pm: Arts & Crafts.

  • 12-6 pm: Miami Dade County Techno Bus.

  • 12-6 pm: Miami Dade County Eco-Adventures.

  • 1-6 pm: Rock Climbing, Bounce House & Water Slide.

  • 1-2:30 pm: Playdate Sessions: Stories w/ Michael Woodard.

  • 2-2:45 pm: Playdate Sessions: Stories w/ Marci Poppins.

  • 2:45-3:15 pm: Kid Fitness Session w/ Breaking the Cycle.

  • 3:15-4 pm: Playdate Sessions: Stories w/ Marci Poppins.

  • 3:30-4 pm: Parade of Cultures.

  • 4-4:20 pm: Bike Safety Demo w/Breaking the Cycle.

Also don’t miss the special musical performance by dance sensation HIP HOP KIDZ at 4:00 pm on the main stage!


Event Details

The Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival is happening, Saturday, November 13th, from 12 pm -7 pm at Arcola Lakes Library Plaza in the heart of the 7th Avenue district. Register early or get your free tickets at the gate.




Click here to RSVP to the festival!

 

The 4th Annual Uptown Avenue 7 Arts & Culture Festival Presented by Commissioner Jean Monestime & the NW 7th Avenue CRA



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