Kick back and enjoy a Saturday in Miami’s Wynwood Art District
Wynwood Art District has quickly become the heart of Miami’s thriving art scene. A hub for new and emerging artists to express themselves through artwork, Wynwood has also become a hot spot for some of Miami’s hippest restaurants, cafés, and lounges. With so much to see and do in Wynwood, Miami, we’ve narrowed down some things from our “must do” list to the following:
ArtWalk: Every second Saturday evening of every month, Wynwod Art District opens its art galleries and studios to the public for viewing. The best part?- Everything is walking distance away from the next big thing. So take a stroll through the vibrant streets of Wynwood and just soak it all in!
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- Grab a homemade brew at Wynwood Brewing Company. A local brewery, Wynwood Brewing Co. is the perfect place to grab a stool, order a refreshing ale, or even take a first time brewery tour around their brew house and tap room.
- Wynwood Walls: Wynwood Walls is an enclosed warehouse enclave in the heart of Wynwood. Some of the biggest names in the graffiti and street art world travel to the Walls in Miami’s Art District to create side-by-side murals unique to their name. The artwork on the Walls is set to change every so often to keep up with Wynwood’s ever evolving neighborhood, so there’s always something new to see!
Wynwood Kitchen & Bar: Decided you’re hungry after checking out the murals at the Walls? You don’t have to go too far to grab a bite. Only a short stroll away, you’ll find Wynwood Kitchen & Bar. This Arts District hot spot offers indoor-outdoor dining, live music, and is surrounded by famous artists’ works. Oh!- and did we mention the food’s great too?!
Bardot: After a long evening of mural gazing and gallery hopping, you’ll probably want to get your groove on. The best place to get down and boogie in Wynwood Art District is definitely Bardot. A live music venue, Bardot is unlike other lounges, as it has a more intimate home-y feel to it’s inside décor. With a large bar selection and an amazing variety of musical artists throughout each month, you’re sure to find more than one thing to love about this place. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to show off your moves!
- Gigi: A few steps away from sister lounge Bardot you’ll run into Gigi. This modern Asian-fusion diner provides music, brews, and an ever-changing, eclectic menu until the wee hours- perfect after a long night of lively dancing at Bardot!
With so much to offer, it’s no wonder Wynwood has become Miami’s hot spot for artists, party-goers, and restaurants alike. Don’t have time to take an entire evening to stroll through the art galleries or check out Wynwood Walls? Not to worry! A short drive through the heart of Wynwood Art District will provide you with enough extraordinary public street art to leave you wanting more! The real question is… what are you waiting for?!
By: Samira Fatemian