“You’re the only magic in the city” – The Hoy Polly, a famous street artist quote seen all over Wynwood. Wynwood is magic – bringing dreams to life and transcending ages, demographics, and culture; a place full of creatives, where all types of inspired people can come to bring their stories to life with each individual addition becoming its own masterpiece and Wynwood Life is in the center of uniting it all! The best creators and innovators in the 4 cultural pillars of – ART- MUSIC-FASHION – FOOD- are coming together into one collective street festival.
The massive 3-day festival, Wynwood Life, will be attracting over 40,000 locals and tourists alike as it highlights the Miami’s top fashion, fitness, art, food, cocktails, music, and culture. The 6th annual weekend-long event will be leaving its imprint by unveiling three 7FT spray paint cans,“The Wynwood Cannons,”the perfect representation of Wynwood and the ideal photo opportunity for any Wynwood-goer. The special edition spray cans, painted by Wynwood legends Luis Berros and Trek6, will also be filled with cryogenic special effects — sure to blow everyone away!
“The great thing about Wynwood is that you will never stop being surprised at the constant new creativity and passion down every corner.” says Tony Albelo.
Looking to incorporate something into the event that embodies what SWARM is and what Wynwood represents – “The Wynwood Cannons” will be revealed by the legendary artists who painted and customized them. After Wynwood Life, the monumental spray cans will become an interactive addition to Wynwood as they will be placed throughout the community – much like how Little Havana has their signature roosters placed throughout their neighborhood.
SWARM takes pride in being the innovative trend-starters when it comes to South Florida events and Wynwood Life is sure to encompass just that. They have partnered up with locally and nationally recognized brands for this year’s 3-day festival. Bloomingdale’s will be presenting the “The Bloomie’s Style Lounge” featuring Alice and Olivia, Givenchy, Missoni, Versace, Oscar De La Renta, Whistles, Fenty Puma x Rihanna, Ted Baker, The Kooples, Theory, John Varvatos, Lacoste, Aqua, Sunset + Spring, Diesel, and Original Penguin just to name a few. As the designer experts themselves put it, “From the fashion mecca of New York City to the vibrant neighborhood of Wynwood in Miami, we welcome you to our new luxe and dynamic fashion villa— and your dream destination for all chic things that will take you
to an exciting world of style.” There will also be an incredible array of musical talent joining the Wynwood Life party. On Friday night, the iconic parties, Peach Fuzz and Everyday People are teaming upto bring you their RnB, funky hip-hop experience. On Saturday, you get to enjoy some reggae vibes throughout the
afternoon by King Charles and Kapital Stone; transitioning into the evening with some sultry sounds by local goddess, Sheena O’Murray. As the night progresses, the vibes will turn up with the reps of FDF Sound: a Hip Hop collective featuring a collection of Overtown-based artists. For our Wynwood night owls, we enter the Bermuda Triangle with Otto Von Schirachand carry on into late night with the official launch of Miami Soundwave — Miami’s first all female DJ collective.The party will be litwith sounds from DJ Kramer, Bonnie Beats, Bree Daddy, and PeeWee. Finally, on Sundayfrom dawn till dusk, we’ll feature another famed Miami DJ crew- Iconic Artist Groups. Dance your day away with DJ Ariel Assault, DJ Erwin, RZ Spinz, Nice Guy Erwin, DJ Gabe, and a soon to be released special guest!
South Florida’s best chefs will be showcased at The Kitchen Lab, Chef JP from Jack’s Miami, the former chef to Jack Nicholson and Mickey Rourke, Award Winning Chef Xavier Torres from Racket and Drunken Dragon, and many more local favorite chefs and restaurants. Not only will chefs be attending, but there will also be an endless amount of food trucks and vendors featuring The Avenue by Andy Bates, Latin House, Crudos, Pincho Factory and much more. It goes without saying, you won’t be leaving this festival hungry!
Equinox, one of the most well known gyms in the U.S., will also be making an appearance this year. The gym will be offering everyone complimentary fitness classes on Saturday and Sunday. Known as “the leaders of the sexiest workout in the nation”, The Vixen Workout will also be joining the party. Vixen will be offering Wynwood Life goers a chance to experience their dance fitness class as they will be hosting an hour long workout to kick off each day of Wynwood Life.
“Year after year we aim to cultivate the best of the best our city has to offer; we are eager to make this year the most memorable Wynwood Life to date,” says Javi Zayas. “Our team has curated a must-attend event where it will be hard to only choose one activity. Let’s just say we want to keep you with us all weekend.”
For all things Arts and Crafts, you can soak up all of the culture as you stroll to the 22nd Lane Art Gallery, a pop-up gallery featuring Wynwood’s top artists where you will find the Raw Project and an inspired shopping experience with the Thrifter Market, featuring over 100 uniquely curated vendors with anything from handmade originals to artistic vintage creations. The event location and SWARM’s ongoing activation, Wynwood Marketplace, will be unveiling their new look: a 4,000 SQ FT deck with two wrap around bars. Taste the Wynwood magic with Miami’s award winning mixologists serving a limited edition cocktail “The Unicorn Wings” as well as an artfully tasty libations menu.
The festival will have something for all, allowing you to immerse yourself in the one-of-kind urban oasis of Miami’s Wynwood Art District. Experience all of Wynwood in one weekend at our Wynwood Life Street Festival. For more information follow the link below to redeem a FREE cocktail with your RSVP: https://www.wynwoodlife.com. Friday, April 20th 5pm – 3am, Saturday, April 21st 12pm – 3am And Sunday, April 22nd 12pm – 10pm.