Get ready to celebrate the vibrant, cultural expression of incredible Haitian food, art, music and culture during the entire month of May! Here’s MUCE’s Super Six recommended events to celebrate Ayiti!
1. Lakou Lakay – Mother’s Day Event
Sunday, May 13 | 11AM-3PM | Bayfront Park 301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL
MUCE and the Downtown Development Authority with the support of Little Haiti Cultural Complex & GMCVB, Art of Black Miami presents a day of Live Music, Art & Mini-Golf! The event is free and attendees can bring blankets and picnic baskets to relax and enjoy the cultural food, vendors and performances in the park. First 100 registrations will receive a free gift for mom. RSVP here
- Haitian Heritage Month – Official Reception
Friday, May 4th | 6PM-8PM| North Miami Public Library 835 NE 132nd St, North Miami, FL
The City of North Miami’s kickoff event will be a cultural affair of food, music and art. The Lakou Lakay art exhibit curated by MUCE co-founder Bart Mervil will remain on display until May 31st and features the cultural artwork of Isaie Zeek Mathias, Alix Gauchier, and Belina Wright. The show is free to the public during library hours.
Monday-Thursday 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday & Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sundays – Closed
- Little Haiti Book Festival
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 11AM – 7PM | Little Haiti Cultural Complex 260 NE 59 Ter, Miami,
Miami Book Fair is partnering with Sosyete Koukouy of Miami, Inc., to present the Little Haiti Book Festival. The Book Festival will feature authors from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, literary panels and craft talks, workshops for writers, hands-on activities for children, a film screening, a dance workshop, poetry, dance and music performances, and more. The event is free with RSVP
- Haitian Compas Festival
Saturday, May 19 | 4PM – 2AM | MANA Wynwood 318 NW 23rd ST Miami, FL
Come celebrate 20 years of The Haitian Compas Festival! The kick-off event and after parties is attended by hundreds of music lovers each year. The event features a talented line up with artists such as Djakout #1, Nu Look, Kreyol La and T-Vice. For more information and the full line up, visit the website.
- Spice It Up Miami
Friday, May 11 at 7PM- 10PM | Caribbean Marketplace 5925 NE 2nd Avenue Miami, FL
Spice it Up! Miami is a fun and interactive event that captures all your senses as you discover, dine and dance. Enjoy the backdrop of the Art gallery featuring art from local and national artists as well as celebrities as you learn to create appetizing bites and mix tropical drinks. Register here
- Haitian Heritage Museum
Open Tues-Fri 10AM – 5PM | 4141 NE 2nd Ave #105C, Miami, FL
If you haven’t visited the Haitian Heritage Museum then be sure to add it to your list of places to visit. It is the only museum of its kind in the United States, the award-winning Haitian Heritage Museum provides art exhibitions, cultural arts events, and educational programming. Visit the website for more information. Admission is $7 for students and $10 for adults.
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