Dania Beach, FL — It’s that time of year again to mark your calendars to Catch the Wave of the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) proudly presents the award winning, fourth annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, April 2nd and 3rd, 2016 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sunday in Frost Park, located at 300 NE 2nd Street in Dania Beach. This year’s event promises to be even bigger and better with the addition of a national Grammy award winning act soon to be announced. This free event is filled with beautiful art, delicious seafood, exciting interactive creative experiences and live entertainment.
Local volunteers are very proud to be affiliated with the creative arts and economic development initiatives in Dania Beach and community members are rightfully proud of being the recipients of the 2014 Florida Redevelopment Association, Roy F. Kenzie Award for Cultural Enhancement. “We have a very special feeling for the town, for its past, and for its future and we are very proud of that,” said Bo Donly, Chair of the Dania Beach Creative Arts Advisory Board. In light of the city’s legacy as the “first in Broward” and the success of this event over the last three years, the DBCRA is determined to offer an experience that is “second to none” for the visitors that attend this uniquely designed event.
Some of the exciting news to announce is the role of the Casino at Dania Beach as the presenting sponsor of the 2016 Art and Seafood Celebration. In return, the Casino will provide the bands Ragdoll and Good Vibrations accentuating the show leading up to the headline National act that will be disclosed within the month! Also exciting is the return of several local Dania Beach musicians including the Whipping Post, Speakerbox and Nikki Kidd. Another returning feature is the massive Sand Sculpture. This year the “to be announced” theme for the sculpture will be created with over 100 tons of sand and will take several days to complete. You won’t want to miss this exciting creative process with the finished masterpiece revealed on Sunday afternoon.
Plan to stay for the day, patronize our artists and food vendors – bring your lawn chairs and blankets; relax and enjoy exciting entertainment and great food; and stroll through the Fine Arts Treasure Cove and Crafters Island. With activities for all ages, there will be something fun for everyone in the family. The artist committee anticipates that the event will double in size with creative art vendors and anticipate hosting over 100 art and artisan booths for you discover. Whether you’re a collector of fine art or a new lover of art, you can expect to find something special that you will want to own and enjoy! So, please plan to join us to explore your own artistic side and much more.
- Fresh Delicious Seafood
- Live Music at Jimbo’s Sandbar Stage
- Fine Arts, Crafts
- Sponsored Food Competitions
- Local Retailer Booths
- Culinary Delights from Top Local Restaurants
- Beer and Wine Garden
- Magnificent Sand Sculptures
- Nautical Arts and Crafts
- Family Activities and More
For more information about volunteering, sponsoring or vending and to keep abreast of event details regarding the entertainment line-up, participating art and food vendors and sponsors, please visit www.DaniaBeachArtsandSeafoodCelebration.com and follow us on Facebook at www.fb.com/DaniaBeachArtsandSeafoodCelebration.