2012 Festivals and Events

The 61st Annual Beaux Arts’ Festival of Art
will take place January 7th & 8th, 2012
on the beautiful grounds of University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
9th Annual Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival
Saturday January 14 – Sunday, January 15 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Come join us for one of Florida’s premiere juried art shows, Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival.
Enjoy an afternoon surrounded by spectacular visual arts in the most lush and luxurious setting.
You can buy or just browse the booths featuring some of the best artists and artisans in this area
and beyond with works that include paintings, photography, sculpture, original jewelry, mixed
media and more.
It’s a treat for your senses…good food, fun for kids, live music and a day at your favorite Garden
with free admission for all.
Fairchild’s 6th Annual International Chocolate Festival
with Coffee and Tea
Friday, January 20, 2012 – Sunday, January 22, 2012
from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
4th Annual Food and Wine Tasting by the Bay
Hosted by Immaculata-La Salle High School
on Friday, February 10, 2012.
This event sponsors their summer camp.
13th annual “Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 8pm
Deering Estate At Cutler 16701 SW 72 Ave., Miami , Fl 33157
This year’s concert will feature Sarah Packiam and Scott Kirby. The Valentine’s Day Concert
at the Deering Estate offers couples the opportunity to celebrate their love at a romantic,
outdoor concert under the stars, on the edge of Biscayne Bay.
24th Annual St. Stephens Art Show
Saturday, February 18 – Monday, February 20 from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Known as one of South Florida’s most popular outdoor art festivals, the SSAS will charge
a $2 admission to adults and children under 12 are admitted free of charge. The Art Show
serves as a non-profit event that helps to fund outreach programs in Miami. Visitors can
enjoy artwork from more than 160 renowned artists, an international food court, children’s
activity area, an authentic English tea room and musical entertainment, all on the shady
campus of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church located at 2750 McFarlane Road, right in the heart
of Coconut Grove, Florida.
CrêpeMaker is proud to be a participant in the
2012 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival
This is our fifth year participating in the national, star-studded, four-day destination
event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs
and culinary personalities. Come and visit us at the Grand Tasting Village on
Saturday, February 25, 2012.
Meet Chef Oscar Veneziani, CrepeMaker’s own chef and culinary personality.
South Miami Rotary Art Festival
Saturday & Sunday, February 25 & 26, 2012
The South Miami Rotary Art Festival takes place in the vibrant downtown area of South Miami
on Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street) from US 1 to Red Road(SW 57th Avenue) adjacent to The Shops
at Sunset Place. The area is filled with historic buildings, restaurants and unique shops. There
is free admission for patrons with ample nearby parking on-street and in garages. The festival
features 148 outstanding artists, a fine expanded food court and beer garden, a Children’s
Alley, and mellow music.
Feast with the Beasts
Friday, March 2, 2012
For nearly 25 years, the Zoological Society had captivated South Florida with its annual Feast
With The Beasts benefit event supporting wildlife conservation and education at Zoo Miami.
10th Annual Taste of Pinecrest
Saturday, March 3, 2012.
Taste of Pinecrest, has raised more than $250,000 for the five public schools in Pinecrest since
its inception.
Fairchild’s 10th ANNUAL International Orchid Festival
Friday, March 9, 2012 – Sunday, March 11, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Choose from over 10,000 orchid plants from vendors from around the world. Explore the wonder of
orchids during one of our many garden workshops and walking tours. Marvel at rare orchid species
in the American Orchid Society juried show, presented by the Orchid Society of Coral Gables.
Enjoy a delicious crepe.
2012 Miami-Dade County Fair
March 15 to April 1, 2012
Festival for the Poor
Saturday, March 17- Sunday, March 18
the Festival for the Poor is an annual event sponsored by the St. Louis parish. The proceeds of the
Festival are entirely given to organizations which feed and care for the poor. some of the beneficiaries
of the 2011Festival were: Habitat for Humanity, Kristi House, St. Louis Food Bank, The Homestead Soup
Kitchen, Saint Ann’s Mission, Missionaries of Charity, Camillus House, Project Cradle.
48th Annual Rotary Key Biscayne Art Festival
March 17 -18
This festival benefits The Rotary Club of Key Biscayne. Held in Key Biscayne, an affluent island
community in Miami-Dade County, just south of downtown Miami, The Annual Key Biscayne Art
Festival is one not to be missed! In fact, visitors plan their springtime vacations to South
Florida around this terrific outdoor festival that brings together longtime favorites and the
newest names in the contemporary art scene. Life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-
a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more make for one fabulous weekend.
17th Annual Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
Friday, March 30, 2012
This signature event has become a much-anticipated local tradition in Ft Lauderdale.
Proceeds benefit the Museum of Discovery & Science numerous educational programs.
17th annual United Way Miami Wine & Food Festival
Thursday, April 19, 2012
one of the most successful charity wine and food events in Miami, the United Way Miami Wine &
Food Festival benefits United Way of Miami-Dade and has raised close to $10 million for charity.
The Heart of A Chef: A Foodalicious Family Festival
A unique culinary experience being held April 29, 2012.
at Fairchild Botanical Garden from 4:00-7:00pm.
The emphasis will be on the prevention of childhood obesity along with educating people of
all ages to live a heart healthy lifestyle.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music- Stax to the Max
April 28, 2012
Collierville Fair
On The Square, Collierville,Tn
May 5 and 6, 2012
Memphis Italian Festival,
Marquette Park in Memphis,TN
May 31- June 2nd
Hernando A-Fair,
Hernando, MS
May 19, 2012
North Mississippi Green Festival,
Ballard Park in Tupelo, MS
June 8, 2012
Memphis Botanical Gardens
(Live at the Garden, musical performance by Chicago)
June 16, 2012
Memphis Botanical Garden
(Live at the Garden, musical performance by Seal)
July 27, 2012
Memphis Botanical Gardens
(Live at the Garden, musical performance by Duran Duran)
August 17,2012
Southaven Car and Bike Show
August 25, 2012
Memphis Botanical Gardens
(Live at the Garden, musical performance by Lynyrd Skynyrd)
August 31,
Memphis Music and Heritage Festival
September 1 & 2, 2012
International Goat Days Festival
September 7 & 8, 2012
Germantown Festival
September 8 & 9, 2012
Cooper Young Festival
September 15, 2012
Memphis Botanical Gardens
( Live at the Garden, musical performance by Bonnie Raitt)
October 5
Mistletoe Merchants
October 5-7th
Pink Palace Crafts Fair
October 12-14th