25th Annual Art & Music Fest in the Pines


Deadline Approaching for Art & Music Fest Artists 

Calling all artists! The deadline for artists to apply to participate in the 25th Annual Art & Music Fest in the Pines taking place on Saturday, November 4 from 11AM to 8PM and Sunday, November 5, from 12PM to 5PM is fast approaching. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 25th. Medium categories include Crafts, Drawing, Jewelry, Mixed media, Digital Art, Painting (watercolor, acrylic, oil) Fine Handcrafts, Photography, Wood, Glass and three Dimensional Sculpture. Participating artists have the opportunity to win upwards of $4,850 in cash prizes. As an added bonus, the winners will be automatically invited to participate in next year’s festival with no jury required. Interested artists are encouraged to apply via ZAPP searching “Art Fest Pines” or see Zapplication Page

Event Information

The City of Pembroke Pines invites you to the 25th Annual Art & Music Fest in the Pines being held at the Charles F. Dodge City Center, 601 City Center Way, on Saturday, November 4 from 11AM to 8PM and Sunday, November 5, from 12PM to 5PM. 

The city's iconic event, Artfest, has been rebranded to celebrate its 25th anniversary and the diversity in the local community. Art & Music Fest in the Pines is a two-day art and music celebration free to the public that will attract people from the local and surrounding communities.

Music lovers and art enthusiasts alike can expect an unforgettable weekend filled with live music, artists from all over the country, diverse cuisine courtesy of Gourmet Truck Expo, hands-on art demonstrations, a student art competition, a kids’ art and game zone and so much more.

Talented artists will be displaying and selling their work at this juried Art Show. Artist categories include crafts, drawing, painting, jewelry, mixed media, digital art, fine handcrafts, photography and wood. Get your Christmas shopping done early and find unique, handcrafted items for your loved ones.

 Live music and entertainment on the plaza features an exciting lineup of performances:

The 25th Annual Art and Music Fest in the Pines caters to the entire family! The Kid’s Art and Game Zone will feature arts and crafts projects for kids by Pines Art Center’s teachers, face painting (Saturday 2:00-4:00pm) and balloon twisting (Sunday 2:00-4:00pm) by Ooopsy Entertainment and a life-size coloring mural. The Color Bubble will also be onsite Saturday from 11:00-3:00pm with their mobile art studio to create paintings, slime, and sand art.

The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery will be offering family friendly artist-led workshops for kids throughout the weekend - join environmental artist Melanie Oliva on Saturday, November 4th (12:00pm, 1:00pm or 3:00pm) and Mixed Media Artist Lifrancis Rojas on Sunday, November 5th (1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm). Pre-registration at The Frank front desk is required before each workshop session.

Looking for a four-legged addition to your family? Nonprofit Pooches in Pines will be onsite on Saturday, November 4th from 12:00 - 4:00pm with dogs up for adoption.

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The 25th Art & Music Fest in the Pines congratulates the 2023 Festival Poster Winner, Sureily D. Marestein, an emerging artist who currently resides in South Florida and is of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent. From the age of 5, she discovered and developed a passion for the Visual Arts. Her inspiration arose from Surrealism by the painter El Salvador Dalí. Most of her artworks are related to the themes of “Surrealism and Realism”. Her goal is to someday have her own gallery.

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Thank You to all of our Sponsors

Baptist Health South Florida (Main Stage Sponsor), Waste Pro (Awards Breakfast Sponsor), Synalovski Romanik Saye (Student Art Competition Sponsor), Calvin Giordano and Associates (Kid’s Art & Game Zone Sponsor), Florida Blue (Workshop Sponsor), Federal Realty (Friends of the Arts Sponsor), Fast Signs (Friends of the Arts Sponsor) and Intune Health (Friends of the Arts).