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SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, September 8
RAIN DATE: Saturday, September 22


This is Miami’s biggest annual event celebrating and kicking off the Arts Season—and it’s FREE! Join us for a day of fun and discovery: family activities, mini performances, a community arts village of more than 100 arts and cultural organizations, chef demonstrations, food*, live bands, DJs and more. Plus—the majority of the Arsht Center’s season will go on sale for individual show tickets for the first time—and if you purchase in person at the box office, we’ll waive our ticket handling fees!**

This is the perfect opportunity for you to spend a day immersed in arts and culture, while exploring the Center’s performance space in the most unique and intimate ways. Bring your friends and family!

Mark your calendars and RSVP below. Check out the event page on Facebook to get updates as we add more activities for the day.

The festivities will include a party on Thomson Plaza featuring:

  • Curator/DJ of Mixtape Monday’s at Wood Tavern DJ KUMI ALVAREZ
  • Powerhouse pop rock-reggae band JAHFÉ
  • Grammy-nominated Latin funk band LOCOS POR JUANA

Performances, staged readings, screenings and workshops will be offered all day long throughout the campus from partners including:

  • A Cappella Corner featuring local high school groups
  • Centro Cultural de España Miami
  • City Theatre
  • Delou Africa
  • Florida Grand Opera
  • Greater Miami Youth Orchestra
  • Jolt Radio
  • Magic City Opera
  • Miami City Ballet
  • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Musical Fairy Tales
  • New World Symphony
  • Radio Lollipop
  • South Florida Center for Percussive Arts
  • Zoetic Stage

Additional events and a detailed schedule for ArtsLaunch2018 will be announced in August. Stay tuned for more!



*Food and drink will be available for purchase. 
**Only valid for single tickets purchased at the Box Office window on September 8.

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